Morning tour of the West Bank of Luxor. The tour will include visits to the tombs of the pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings and the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut finally view the Colossi of Memnon.
The valley was used as the ancient burial ground for the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt during the most glorious years of it’s history. The tombs were stalked with an incredible amount of gold treasures which were the property of the pharaohs, however, all but one had been stolen in the ancient times.
The only surviving intact burial of a pharaoh in the valley of the kings. it was discovered in 1922 by the British archeologist Howard Carter. The tomb still preserves the king’s mummy and it is on display.
The unique temple of Queen Hatshepsut stands at the foot of the highest hill on the west bank. It’s mazing architecture makes it an essential visit while on the west bank of Luxor.
Located on the east bank fo Luxor, this is the largest temple ever built for a god in history. The temple has huge walls and columns, some with very well preserved scenes and colors.
Not too far from Karnak temple, Luxor temple stands in the city center overlooking the Nile. The temple is very well lit at night and offers great nightly views on the well preserved scenes carved on the stone walls.