See the best ancient monuments of Luxor and Aswan on a private 4-day tour, starting from Luxor. The Luxor highlights include the Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), Temple of Ramses III (Medinat Habu), Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor Temples, and the Luxor Museum. Then drive to Aswan to view the Aswan Dams, Philae Temple, and Abu Simbel Temples. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Luxor West Bank
In the morning you will be picked up from Luxor Airport or your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a guided trip. First, you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit.
After visiting the tombs, you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Then, you visit the Temple of Ramses III (Medinat Habu). Afterward, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon. After touring these sites, you will be transferred to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.
Luxor East Bank
Before sunrise, you'll have the possibility of taking an optional hot air balloon ride over the West Bank (additional cost).
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel for a guided tour. First you will be transported to Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor, where you can find the Temple of Amon, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak is a very inspiring site to visit.
After Karnak, you will be brought to Luxor Museum, which displays a unique collection of ancient items found in Luxor. Some items were found in Tutankhamun's tomb. You will also see several mummies. Afterwards, you'll visit Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There, you can see statues of Ramses the Great and the Avenue of Sphinxes. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor visitors. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.
Early in the morning you will be transferred to Abu Simbel by car. After arrival you enjoy your guided tour of the Temple of Ramses I and the Temple of Nefertari. After finishing you can be transferred to Aswan Airport or back to your hotel in Aswan.