East and West Luxor Tour and Dendera and Abydos Temple
Explore East and West Bank Luxor with our 3 days Luxor Tour. Get picked up at your hotel and visit popular landmarks including Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and the Abydos Temple. Learn about the history and culture of Ancient Egypt from your private guide while exploring sites like the Karnak Temple and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Round-trip transportation to and from Cairo is included.
Day 1: East Bank of Luxor
Stop 1: Luxor Temple: East Luxor Excursion professional tour guide in Luxor will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor, start your touring in the east bank Karnak Temples by private car and private tour guide. Move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in the 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom, and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting the Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. Optional stop for lunch then.
Stop 2: Temple of Karnak: Karnak temple is the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom. Then you will see the ram-headed avenue with a big Sacarb, don’t forget your wish if you walk around the Sacarb. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel.
Day 2: West Bank of Luxor
Stop 1: Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut: Excursion professional tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor, start your touring crossing the Nile River to the West Bank to visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. The famous female ruler of Egypt for 20 years posed as a male to gain the throne.
Stop 2: Valley of the Kings: Then you’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor) The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII. Later you will get to see the colossi of Memnon. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel.
Day 3: Dendera and Abydos Temple
Stop 1: Abydos: Excursion Cairo will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned private vehicle or car. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I and completed by King Ramsess II, known as the temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the OsirisTemple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.
Stop 2: Dendera Temple Complex: Then, continue to Dandara to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dandara, which is situated at the north of Luxor. The Temple of Hathor at Dendera, on the Nile north of Luxor, is one of the latest Egyptian temples dedicated to the wife of the god Horus. Optional stop for lunch, then, transfer back to your hotel.
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