Sun Fun Trips

East-Bank Tour

Luxor
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Duration

1 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Full description

Visit the ancient wonders on Luxor’s East Bank on a full-day, guided tour of the Karnak Temple Complex, the Luxor Museum, and Luxor Temple. Combining the temples with the Luxor Museum mean you’ll see the treasures excavated from each site in context. Walk through the magnificent hypostyle hall at Karnak, see the royal mummies in Luxor Museum, then follow the relief carvings that wrap through Luxor temple, exploring alongside an expert guide who will help bring the world of ancient Egyptians to life.

TEMPLE OF KARNAK

Your professional Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from your Luxor Hotel / Nile Cruise Lobby and then start a full day tour to visit the largest ancient cult temple ever built in Egypt, Karnak temple complex. Enjoy walking along the avenue of Sphinxes to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive Karnak Facade was constructed. On entering the Temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The key difference between Karnak and most of the other temples and sites in Egypt is the length of time over which it was developed and used. After finished, enjoy free time to explore at leisure

LUXOR MUSEUM

Move on to visit Luxor Museum, inaugurated in 1975, most of the artifacts displayed at the Museum were discovered in the area of ancient Thebes. You will see two well preserved royal mummies of pharaohs; Ahmose I and Ramses I, were put on display in the Museum in March 2004. Luxor Museum prides itself on the quality of the pieces, and the uncluttered way in which they are displayed.

LUXOR TEMPLE

Continue to visit Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Karnak Temple by a three-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. The temple entrance is dominated by statues of the great warrior pharaoh Ramses II, and one of the original pair of obelisk, the second of which now stands on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, French.

LUXOR MARKET

After this, you will have the opportunity to enjoy some free time for shopping in Luxor, for some fun bartering with the local stall holders and get some lovely hand crafted gifts. After finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor

Highlights

  • See East Bank temples and their artifacts
  • Learn the history behind each site
  • Browse the magnificent collection of artifacts and mummies at the Luxor Museum
  • All entrance fees included
  • Pickup and drop-off at Luxor hotels
  • Multiple departure times available
  • Ideal choice for families

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • entrance fees according to the tour program
  • Qualified Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Gratuities

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