Luxor Breathtaking Historical Over Day Tour
We’ll visit The valley of the Kings in Luxor which is also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt where rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and strong nobles of the New Kingdom for approximately 500 years, from the 16th to the 11th century BC (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt).
The valley is located in the centre of the Theban Necropolis, across from Thebes (modern-day Luxor), on the west bank of the Nile.
There are two valleys in the wadi: the East Valley, which is where most of the royal tombs are located, and the West Valley (Valley of the Monkeys).
The valley is currently known to have 63 tombs and chambers with the discovery of a new chamber in 2005 and the discovery of two additional tomb entrances in 2008.
Then we’ll explore Deir al-Bahari, and its mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty is known as the Hatshepsut funerary temple.
It is regarded as a masterpiece of ancient architecture and is situated across from the city of Luxor.
Its three enormous terraces protrude into the Deir el-Bahari cliffs from above the desert plain.
The same massif that is topped by El Qurn, a pyramid for her burial complex, contains her tomb, KV20.
One kilometre (0.62 miles) to the east of the complex, at the edge of the desert, is the associated valley temple, which is connected to it by a causeway. The terraced temple was built between Hatshepsut’s seventh and twentieth years in power.
The ancient Egyptians called the temple of Karnak Ipet-isu, which translates to “most exclusive of places.” It is a temple city with nearly 2,000 years of history, erected to honour the Theban trinity of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.
Book now and explore the highlights of Luxor, visit the Karnak temple complex and Amenophis temple. Karnak Is the largest temple in the world, dedicated to the Gods Amon, Mut, and their son Khonso.
Visit Pharaoh Amenhotep III Temple , The valley of the Kings , temple of Hatshepsut.
Enjoy a wonderful over day trip to the biggest open-air museum in the world. Explore the past to live the authenticity, and step back 3ooo years In time, to see what life was In ancient Egypt.
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Pickup from your Hotel
At 7:00 am Pickup from your Hotel.
In the early morning our EgyLuxorTours professional tour guide will pick up you from your hotel via our private A/C vehicle for a wonderful trip to the ancient city of Luxor the world’s ancient heritage center and visit the most famous historical sites .
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 decorated with full texts of the book of the dead (Imiw_dwat), which describes life in the afterlife.
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 the most splendid of all. In ancient times it was called (Djesr_djesew) which meaning the holy of holies. It was built in an exceptional design by adding the extra tiers.
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 the king Amenhotep.
Then you’ll proceed to have your delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit to Karnak temple complex
Karnak temple is the largest religious center was dedicated to the cult of Amun_Ra the sun god for the ancient Egyptians, it is the most impressive sightseeing all over Egypt, it was considered to be a history book stating the history of Egypt from the middle kingdom until the Ptolemaic times.
At the end of the Tour , our representative will drive you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.