Stunning Luxor Day Tour From Marsa Alam

Enjoy an amazing over-day Tour to Luxor From Marsa Alam, We’ll visit The Valley of the Kings in Luxor which is the royal burial place of Egypt’s new kingdom rulers, 63 tombs and 20 unfinished pits have been discovered. The Royal tombs were decorated with a religious inscription, which describes life in the afterworld.

The King’s Valley was so named because it was where the kings of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Dynasties of Egypt’s affluent New Kingdom (c. 1550–1069 BC) were buried, across the river from Thebes. This name is not totally accurate, though, as a number of non-royal, albeit very high-ranking, people were interred here in addition to the king and other members of the royal family. The East and West Valleys separate the Valley of the Kings. Given that the western valley only has a few graves, the eastern valley is by far the more famous of the two.

Then we’ll visit Deir al-Bahari, on the west bank of Luxor, where the well-known temple of Hatshepsut (c. 1473–1458 BC), the queen who rose to power and became pharaoh, is situated. This edifice, which is made up of three man-made terraces that progressively slope up toward the sheer cliff face, is incredibly magnificent.

The location of Deir al-Bahari was revered by the goddess Hathor, who in ancient Egypt nurtured and raised all kings, including their mythical progenitor, the god Horus. Hathor is seen emerging from these mountains in cow shape, Stelae bearing prayers to Hathor depict her. The summit of this magnificent geological formation has a naturally pyramidal appearance.


Then we’ll move to The Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III, the biggest temple in the Theban Necropolis, which is surrounded by two enormous stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III known as the Colossi of Memnon (Arabic: el-Colossat or es-Salamat).
They have existed since 1350 BC, and early modern visitors, Egyptologists, and the Greeks and Romans were all familiar with them. 107 Greek and Latin inscriptions from the Roman Empire, dating to between AD 20 and 250, are found on the sculptures.
Many of these inscriptions on the northernmost statue pertain to the Greek mythological ruler Memnon, who the statue was then mistakenly believed to represent.

Finally, we’ll visit The Karnak Temple Complex which is made up of a sizable collection of dilapidated temples, pylons, chapels, and other structures. Even though the majority of the complex’s remaining structures date from the New Kingdom, construction at the complex started under Senusret 1’s rule in the Middle Kingdom and lasted into the Ptolemaic Kingdom. The area around Karnak was known in ancient Egypt as Ipet-isut (“The Most Selected of Places”) and served as the focal point of worship for the Amun-headed 18th Dynastic Theban Triad. It is a piece of the magnificent city of Thebes, and in 1979, the entire city was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The surrounding, partially encircled area is known as the Karnak complex.

Book now and Enjoy Luxor day trips from Marsa Alam by visiting the best attractive sights: The kings’ Valley, The Temple of Hatshepsut, The Colossi of Memnon, and the Karnak temple.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONMarsa Alam
DEPARTURE TIME7:00 am
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Professional Licensed Tour GuideLuxurious Private Air Conditioned Car
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Pickup from your Hotel

At 7:00 am Pickup from your Hotel.
In the early morning, our professional guide will pick up you from your hotel via our private A/C vehicle for a wonderful trip to the ancient city of Thebes the world’s ancient heritage center, and visit the most famous historical sites.

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Visit to The Valley of the Kings

It’s the ancient royal Necropolis and the final resting place for the ancient Egyptian kingdom Pharaohs from the 18th until the 20th dynasty, It’s home to tombs including the tomb of the great pharaoh Ramses II and the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun. The tombs were highly sculptured and walls were decorated with full texts of the Book of the Dead (Imiw_dwat), which describes life in the afterlife.

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Visit to The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut

it’s one of the most beautiful and well-preserved of all temples in Egypt and it’s justly deserving its name as the most splendid of all. In ancient times it was called (Djesr_djesew) which means the holy of holies. It was built with an exceptional design by adding extra tiers.

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Visit to The Colossi of Memnon

The colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues representing Pharaoh Amenhotep III seated on Egypt’s throne, the two statues only remained from the great mortuary temple of King Amenhotep.
Then you’ll proceed to have your delicious lunch at a local restaurant.

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Visit to Karnak temple complex

Karnak temple is the largest religious center and was dedicated to the cult of Amun_Ra the sun god for the ancient Egyptians, it is the most impressive sightseeing all over Egypt, and it was considered to be a history book stating the history of Egypt from the Middle kingdom until the Ptolemaic times.

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Tour Ends

At the end of the Tour, our representative will drive you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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