- Duration: 1 Day
- Tour Location: Luxor
- Tour Availability: Every day
- Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Day Tour to Luxor West Bank – Exceptional Day Trip!
If you explore Luxor through one of its most unusual gates, you could find what you’re looking for. This city is a terrific place to visit since it has everything from well-known historical sites to hidden gems that many people are unaware of. On our day excursion to Luxor’s West Bank, you will experience uncommon mystery and fascination. During this journey, you will see the secret nooks of Luxor and marvel at the west bank’s spectacular treasures, such as the Valley of the Queens and the Ramesseum temple. This excursion will be an amazing experience for you. You will have a wonderful experience and will be able to savor the one-of-a-kind flavor that these uncommon locations bring.
- Pick up services from your hotel / Nile cruise.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private Egyptologist guide.
- Entrance fees for all Sightseeing are mentioned.
- 1 Lunch meal during the tour.
- All service charges & taxes.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Tour Itinerary: Day Tour to Luxor West Bank
You will begin your day tour by meeting your tour guide and then exploring all the majestic Luxor tourist attractions on the west bank such as:
Valley of the Queens
Valley of the Queens is where the mummies of the most beautiful and powerful Queens are buried, plus important members of the royal family are buried, it is located on the West Bank of Luxor s Theban Necropolis near the Valley of the Kings under the name” TA-set-Neferu” (The Place of Beauty) during Egypt new kingdom (1570-1050 BC). Much like the Valley of the Kings, it has an unimpressive exterior design to not draw the intention of Looters and tomb raiders, it holds over 75 tombs from the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties.
In your day tour to Luxor’s west bank, you will visit the temple that was called Djant where the sky opened and the creator god Amun made his appearance for the first, it was constructed in the new Kingdom (1570-1050 BC) by both Hatshepsut & Tuthmosis III and later on, Ramses III built his larger memorial temple. The entire temple complex was designed as a copy of a Syrian Migdol fortress which was surrounded by a gigantic fortified enclosure wall with a unique gateway at the eastern entrance known as the pavilion gate. Also, it holds a canal with a harbor outside of the entrance connecting the temple to the Nile River.
You will then have your lunch at a local restaurant in Luxor and get ready to visit:
It’s the cemetery of the royal workmen located at the west of the village on the slope of the Theban hills built in the 19th dynasty. The tombs had been turned into a family burial site of the descents of the original owners, several babies & children were buried in the lower courses of the eastern hill in baskets, boxes pottery jars, and coffins while on the higher levels the mummies from the 18th dynasty of the adult were stored.
On the west bank of the Nile in Luxor lies the amazing Funerary temple of Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), the entire temple was dedicated to the creator god Amun and to be the immortal resting place of Ramses the Great. The temple contains a 57 ft (17m) seated statue of Ramses II and the walls of the Ramesseum contain beautiful decorations depicting the battle of Kadesh, the Syrian Wars, and the Festival of Min.
You will then return to your resident and end your day tour to Luxor west bank. Note: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.