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Unlock Luxor's Past with a Guided Tour Exploring Ancient Temples & Tombs

Prepare to be taken back in time on Luxor tour as you explore the renowned tombs and temples that were once occupied by the revered Pharaohs of Egypt. Led by experienced guides, you’ll begin your adventure at the awe-inspiring Colossi of Memnon, then delve deeper into Egypt’s rich history as you explore the magnificent Temple of Hatshepsut and descend into the vividly painted chambers of the Valley of the Kings, where ancient Egyptian royalty once laid to rest. Along the way, indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before venturing further to discover the amazing Karnak Temple Complex, rich with history and a stunning testament to the grandeur and architectural mastery of ancient Egypt.

Get ready for a day filled with fascinating insights, breathtaking monuments, and unforgettable experiences in the heart of Luxor.

Why You'll Love This Tour

Explore astounding temples dedicated to powerful pharaohs and revered gods, each with its own unique architectural style and religious significance

Throughout the tour, gain fascinating insights into ancient Egyptian history, religion, and culture from knowledgeable guides

Descend into the underground chambers at The Valley of the Kings where you'll encounter vividly painted images and hieroglyphs

Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant to savor authentic Egyptian flavors and hospitality

Enjoy the convenience of hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Tour Logistics

Tour Logistics


  • Adults $49.00 USD per person
  • Children $39.00 USD per person

  • Departure time


    Meeting point

    At your hotel in Luxor


    Year round, Monday to Sunday


    7 hours

    Group size

    Minimum 1, maximum 5


    • Transfers to and from your hotel in Luxor
    • Private air-conditioned car
    • Lunch at a local restaurant
    • English-speaking Egyptologist tour guide
    • All services and taxes are encompassed in the tour price
    • Visit to the Colossi of Memnon
    • Tour of the temple of Hatshepsut at “Deir El-Bahri”
    • Tour to the Valley of the Kings
    • Visit to Luxor Temple
    • Visit the Temples of Karnak

    Not included

    • Any extras not mentioned as included
    • Additional activities not mentioned as included
    • Entrance fees to attractions
    • Tips

    About your guide

    Egyptologist tour guide

    What You Will See & Do

    Your Day Exploring the East & West Temples of Luxor

    Prepare yourself for a hotel pick-up from one of our drivers and begin your extraordinary day tour of Luxor, starting with the Colossi of Memnon, dedicated to King Amenhotep III. From there, you will visit the temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who ruled ancient Egypt, located in the cliff area known as “Deir El-Bahri.”

    Then, you’ll head towards the Valley of the Kings, home to the tombs of illustrious kings such as Ramses the Great and Tutankhamun, among others, who have shaped ancient Egyptian history. Descending into the underground chambers, you will be surrounded by vividly painted images and hieroglyphs depicting the journey to the afterlife, ensuring the safe passage of the kings. Afterwards, you’ll have a quick stop at Worker village to experience the local lifestyle and witness the locals ‘ handicrafts before being treated to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.

    After lunch, you will proceed to Luxor Temple, renowned for hosting significant rituals and festivals such as Opet. The temple was built during the reigns of the Great pharaoh Amenhotep III and Ramses II and is adorned with depictions of royal families.

    Next, you’ll visit the astounding Karnak Temple Complex, initially a small shrine dedicated to the god Amun, it expanded over time to become the largest temple in Egypt. Its colossal brick walls enclose three main temples—Mut, Monthu, and Amun—symbolizing its immense significance. Remarkably, it holds the distinction of being the oldest temple complex on Earth, dating back to 1928 BC.

    After you have finished exploring the Karnak Temples, our driver will return you to your hotel in Luxor.

    Transportation: To and from your hotel in Luxor, and throughout the tour between locations
    Meals: Lunch at a local restaurant

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