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See Luxor’s top attractions in one day on a guided day trip from Aswan. After a drive through the lush Nile Valley, tour the key sites of what was ancient Thebes as a qualified Egyptologist guide recounts their stories and secrets. Travel to the West Bank to visit age-old pharaonic tombs at the Valley of the Kings, and see the stunning Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, switch to the East Bank to explore awe-inspiring Karnak and beautiful Luxor Temple.
Travel to Luxor by a modern private vehicle from Aswan with your tour guide to Luxor. Upon arrival you will visit the most attractive sites of Luxor Starting with Eastern bank of the Nile to visit Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amon, his consort Mut, and their son Khunso). Then stop for lunch. After that start your visit to the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the child King Tut Ankh Amon. (If you wish, pay an additional cost direct to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamun). The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture buildings.It consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra. Then, stop for photos at the Colossi of Memnon: two towering statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, that once stood at his now long-gone funerary temple. Hear the stories and legends that surround the statues, and inspect the Roman-era graffiti engraved in the stone. Before your tour ends, perhaps take the opportunity to visit an alabaster factory and, if you wish, purchase some hand-cut pieces as souvenirs. Around 17:00 pm Transfer back to your Hotel in Aswan OR your hotel in Luxor or even to Luxor airport in case if you would leave Luxor on that day.