Luxor Excursion/trip/tour from Sharm El Sheikh by Air/plane.
Explore Luxor in a day. Tour the ancient Valley of the Kings, burial place of the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon and explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Experience the wonders of Luxor in this unforgettable trip.
Pick up from hotel early morning. A transfer to Sharm airport, fly to Luxor, upon arrival, you will be met by our English speaking guide who will join you during your day tour in Luxor.
what you will visit in Luxor: **the west bank**
Valley of kings
his is where the pharaohs were buried and hoped to meet their Gods in the afterlife. The Valley of the Kings contains many of the tombs of pharaohs from the New Kingdom including the tomb of Tutankhamun discovered in the 1920 almost untouched is perhaps the best known to most of us non-archaeologist. Most of the tombs are cut into the limestone and follow a pattern of three corridors, an antechamber and a sunken sarcophagus chamber. then Lunch Time Hatshepsut Temple : The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari in the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings. Designed by the architect Senemut, the mortuary temple is dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II, which served both as an inspiration, and later, a quarry. It is considered one of the incomparable monuments of ancient time.
The Colossi of Memnon Two giant statues make up the Colossi of Memnon. Most visitors get a glimpse of them on their way to the Valley of the Kings but it is worth a stop to see them up close. Before leaving for Sharm El Sheikh you will stop for a shopping opportunity at the famous bazaars where you may wish to pick up a few good quality souvenirs.
2 - **the east bank**
1.karnak temples . Close to the city on the East Bank of the Nile you will visit the spectacular Temples of Karnak. In ancient times, Karnak was known as Ipet-isut, The most venerated place. Work began on Karnak temple complex in the 16th century BC with construction continuing over the next 2,000 years as each successive pharaoh added to the site’s epic scale. The temple complex of Karnak was the most important place of worship in ancient Egypt. Karnak Temple is famous for its Hypostyle Hall in the Great Temple of Amun.
2.free time for shopping in Luxor
A transfer to Luxor airport, fly to Sharm, upon arrival, Transfer back to your hotel in Sharm el sheikh
Visit the Karnak Temple
Take a guided tour of the Valley of the Kings
Explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Marvel at the Colossi of Memnon
Tour Luxor Temple and visit the Alabaster Institute
Savor the delights of an Egyptian lunch
Return by plane to Sharm el Sheikh and to your hotel at the end of the day
Journey by airplane from Sharm el Sheikh to Luxor
Luxor Excursion/trip/tour from Sharm El Sheikh by Air/plane