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The best overnight tour for a quick visit to Luxor. The tour takes a duration of two days. By taking an economy class flight from Cairo to Luxor, you will be able to visit Luxor’s top spots, both the west and east banks. The tour includes entry fees, taxes + services, GEM Explore Egyptologists with an experience of 15+ years. The tour is not only limited to that. With Additional Fees, you can enter King Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings . TIPS ARE ALSO EXCLUDED.
The tour starts at 3:30 am, where our representative will pick you up and take to Cairo's airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Once your arrive, out representative will be waiting to pick you up from Luxor's airport and then you'll start your journey. You will visit the West Bank of Nile River, where you will see the beautifully painted royal tombs at the valley of kings. For over a thousand years, the kings, queens, and nobles of the New Kingdom (1500-1070 B.C.) were buried in this valley, which is the world's most magnificent burial ground. During our excursion at the Valley of kings, you'll visit the temple of Deir El-Bahri, which means in Arabic, the “Temple of the Northern Monastery”. Our next stop will be the classical pieces of art, Hatshepsut's temple.
Next you'll have lunch at a local restaurant, then continue your trip by by visiting the east bank, where You'll have an excursion to some of Luxor's temples including Karnak and Luxor temples. Karnak remains the most remarkable religious complex ever built on earth. Its 250 acres of temples and chapels, obelisks, columns, and statues were built over 2,000 years. It visualizes Egyptian art and architecture into a great historical monument of stone.
After that, you will escorted to your hotel in Luxor for check in and dinner and you will spend the night in Luxor.
At 7 AM, our representative will pick you up from the hotel to go to Madinat Habu. It is an archaeological locality situated near the foot of the Theban Hills on the West Bank of the River Nile opposite the modern city of Luxor, Egypt. There, you will get a chance to explore The Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu. Which was an important New Kingdom period temple structure in the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Aside from its size and architectural and artistic importance, the mortuary temple is probably best known as the source of inscribed reliefs depicting the advent and defeat of the Sea Peoples during the reign of Ramesses III.
Also, you will be able to visit some other temples inside Habu Temple Such as Temple of Amun dating to the 18th Dynasty, built by Queen Hatshepsut and Thutmose III. It has undergone many alterations and modifications over the years, partially in the 20th, 25th, 26th, 29th and 30th Dynasties and the Greco-Roman period.
Then Continue your day Tour to Deir el Medina, known as The Valley of the worker, Deir el-Medina is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom period (ca. 1550–1080 BC) The paintings appear so fresh.
Finally, you end your day Tour with a visit to Valley of the Queens; it is a place where the wives of the Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. It was known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning –"the place of the Children of the Pharaoh", because along with the Queens of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties (1550–1070 BCE) many princes and princesses were also buried with various members of the nobility.
In the evening, you will be taken back to the airport to fly back to Cairo.