Luxor by Bus
£65 Adult / £60 Child
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Luxor is well known as the world’s greatest open air museum. The number & preservation of monuments in Luxor area are unparalleled anywhere else in the world. Luxor is a major attraction for tourist’s in Egypt & you’ll really step back in time here to explore Ancient Egyptian history. West bank, its known as the ‘City of the Dead’ & it’s funerary complex of the ancient Egyptians. Visit the valley of the Kings – the ancient cemetery of the pharaohs of the new kingdom, hidden in the Theban hills. Hatshepsut temple – this is a mortuary temple with a unique design as it’s the only temple built in Egypt with terrace design, straight into the cliff face. Karnak temple built on a leviathan scale, to house the gods, it comprises of 3 separate temple enclosures, the grandest being the Precinct of Amun – dedicated to the supreme god of the New kingdom – a structure large enough to accommodate 10 great cathedrals. Karnak’s magnitude & complex city are due to 1300 years of aggrandizement.
The trip to Luxor you will travel in a fully air-conditioned bus and it takes around 4 hours to get there. The groups will be small so you won’t be in an overcrowded group so the trip is a little more personal.
Once you have arrived in Luxor you will start your tour by crossing over to the West Bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon and The Alabaster Institute. After this, you will travel back to the East Bank to freshen up, have lunch and visit the Luxor temple followed by a visit to the luxurious perfume shop.
We advise you wear light clothing as Luxor during the summer months is very hot, you will need to take your passports with you on the trip along with plenty of water and sun cream.