West Luxor Day Tour: Valley of Kings, Memnon & Hatshepsut

Overview

In just 4 hours, you'll explore Luxor's western wonders, delving into the Valley of the Kings to explore three captivating tombs. A visit to the unique Hatshepsut Temple will provide insights into the enigmatic practices of Egypt's most influential queen. Completing your itinerary, you'll encounter the impressive remaining Colossi of Memnon, statues of King Amenhotep III.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Departure time and location: 7:00 AM depart from the hotel/cruise/Luxor Airport
  • Return time and location: 11:30 AM to your hotel/cruise/Luxor Airport.
  • Tour category: Half Day Tour
Tour Highlights
    • Venture into the depths of three remarkable tombs within the Valley of the Kings.
    • Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Hatshepsut Temple.
    • Capture the striking Memnon Colossi in a picturesque setting.
What to Expect
    • Embark on a journey to the legendary Valley of the Kings.
    • Delve into the depths of three captivating tombs.
    • Walk in the footsteps of Queen Hatshepsut within her mortuary temple.
    • Witness the architectural marvel of Imhotep III's temple's interior.
Complementary
  • Complimentary bottled water will be provided to keep you refreshed throughout the duration of the tour.
More About West Luxor Day Tour: Valley of Kings, Memnon & Hatshepsut
  • We highly recommend packing essential items for your comfort during your Luxor visit, especially during the scorching summer heat. Sunblock, sunglasses, and comfortable walking shoes are must-haves to ensure a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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During your guided 4-hour tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Valley of the Kings, the Memnon Colossi, and the Hatshepsut Temple, immersing yourself in Luxor's remarkable historical treasures.


Activity - 1
The Valley of The Kings Visit

At the appointed time, your guide will meet you, and your journey will commence with a transfer to the Valley of the Kings. As you stand within the Valley's captivating embrace, let your imagination run wild. You'll have the privilege of exploring three distinct tombs amidst the rugged terrain of the Gurna limestone hills. In this ancient Egyptian cemetery, known as the Valley of the Kings, there are currently 63 identified tombs, with three more unearthed in recent years.

Please keep in mind that the entrance fees for Tutankhamen's tomb are not covered in your package. However, you can easily acquire them at the tomb entrance, and should you require assistance with ticket procurement, your tour guide will be readily available to assist you.

Activity - 2
Queen Hatshepsut's Funerary Temple

Our next destination on this remarkable journey is the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, nestled within the Valley of the Kings. This temple stands as a unique marvel, as it's the only one in Egypt ingeniously hewn into the cliffsides, creating a series of terraces that leave an indelible mark on the landscape.

Hatshepsut, the renowned female pharaoh, is famously remembered for ascending to the throne by adopting the persona of a male pharaoh, complete with a simulated beard and other regal attributes. Her audacious reign is commemorated through this temple, which served as a symbol of her authority and devotion to the sun god Amun-Ra.

As you ascend the temple's terraces, you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramas of the surrounding scenery, further enhancing its reputation as a captivating tourist attraction in Egypt.

Activity - 3
The Memnon Colossi stop

After your exploration of the Mortuary Temple, your next stop will be the awe-inspiring statues of Memnon. These statues are the sole remnants of Pharaoh Amenhotep III's Mortuary Temple, depicting him regally seated upon his throne. What truly sets the statues of Memnon apart is their extraordinary feature—they emit a unique sound each morning, just before sunrise. This captivating phenomenon has intrigued both tourists and scholars for centuries, further enhancing the allure of these magnificent sculptures.

Following this intriguing visit, a satisfying lunch will be served at a nearby eatery, offering you a chance to recharge before continuing your unforgettable journey.

Activity - 4
Optional Fellucca Boat Ride Along the Nile

Seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail on the world's longest river, the Nile, aboard a traditional wooden felucca. As you gracefully navigate the gentle currents of this iconic river, you'll find yourself immersed in breathtaking vistas of Luxor. This journey invites you to fully embrace Egypt's rich history and culture, all while basking in the tranquil serenity that only a felucca can provide.

Following this remarkable experience, your journey will conclude as you return to your Hotel, Cruise, or Airport, carrying with you the indelible memories of your Nile River adventure.


Day Extra Information
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Commence your adventure by meeting your tour guide in the hotel lobby at 7:00 AM sharp to embark on your captivating journey!

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
    • Exclusive private transportation to all destinations
    • Personalized hotel pick-up and drop-off service
    • Expert Egyptologist tour guide exclusively for your group
    • All-inclusive entrance fees and tickets to listed attractions
Exclusions
    • Food and beverages
    • Additional attractions beyond the listed ones
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 83 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 58 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 55 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 52 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 50 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 40 /per child
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant
Student $ 50 /per student
Deposit

20 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Certain tombs are intentionally restricted to limit visitor numbers and safeguard their preservation. To access these exclusive tombs, additional tickets must be purchased. If you wish to visit specific restricted tombs, like the King Tut tomb, kindly inform your guide, and they will facilitate the ticket purchase on your behalf.

Please be aware that there is a $10 surcharge for airport pickup services in Luxor, ensuring your smooth transfer to your destination.

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