Tour To The East And West Bank in Luxor, With Maestro Egypt Tours you will have the great chance to explore the most famous attraction sites in Egypt, such as the East Bank (Karnak & Luxor temples) & the West bank (Valley of Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Colossi of Memnon), enjoy a special private tours in Luxor to discover the glory of ancient pharaohs.
Tour to the East and West Bank in Luxor
At Approx 08:00 am Maestro Online Travel professional tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor, to start your fabulous dayTour to the East and West Bank in Luxor, visit first the Valley of the Kings in the West Bank, you will see tomb of Ramses VI-Tomb 9, the pharaoh was very old when he died & work had continued on his tomb for many years so there is much to see, the decoration illustrates the journey to the afterlife, giving the complete text of the dead of the Books of the Dead, Seti I-Tomb 17, this is claimed to be the deepest burial vault in the world with flights of steps and passageways leading to chambers & halls all exquisitely painted with the scenes of the afterlife, the colors of the reliefs are excellently preserved & the style is highly refined, Tutankhamun –Tomb 62, as Tutankhamun died while still a boy there had been no time to prepare for his journey to the other world, the descent to his tomb is down a short staircase leading to a beautifully painted chamber which still contains his sarcophagus, also there is tombs for the most famous pharaohs kings such as King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, King Mrenptah & King AmonhotepII tombs, then proceed your trip to El Deir El Bahri to see the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Tutmosis I who ruled as pharaoh for 20 years from about 1490 BC, Queen Hatshepsut is the only Egyptian woman who ruled Egypt. is magnificently sited in the mountainside at Deir El Bahari, the temple was designed by the architect Senenmut, you will pass with the Colossi of Memnon these two seated figures of Amenhotep III probably once flanked the pharaoh's mortuary temple which has long disappeared, gargantuan & impassive, hands on knees, they sit brooding over the flat plain towards the Nile, survivors of 3,000 years second in size only to the Sphinx, continue driving to the East Bank to enjoy having your lunch at a local restaurant before visiting Karnak Temple, which dedicated to God Amun Karnak is about two miles north of the temple of Luxor, these two miles were once filled with a huge complex of temples, chapels, sacred lakes and processional ways, of which the temple seen today, dedicated to Amun, was only the largest, Karnak Temple is the greatest example of worship in the history, then continue to visit Luxor Temple, the creator of Luxor Temple Amenhotep III was well called the magnificent, during his reign of 35 years he lavished most of his gold not on war & conquest, but on sculpture & temples, Egypt was at the height of its imperial power and the city obelisks literally glittered with gold. The pharaoh spent much of his time studying architectural designs & decided Luxor Temple should be on the east bank of the Nile, after finishing your dayTour to the East and West Bank in Luxor, transfer back to your hotel in Luxor.
Tour to the East and West Bank in Luxor Includes
- Pick up services from your hotel & return in Luxor.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle in Luxor.
- Entrance fees to all sightseeing which mentioned in above itinerary.
- Private English Egyptologist tour guide.
- Lunch meal will be served in a local restaurant.
- All taxes & services charges.
Tour to the East and West Bank in Luxor Excludes
- Tips & Personal expenses.
- Any extras not mentioned in above itinerary.
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