We will pick you up from Luxor airport to join your Egyptologist guide starting your 3 days short break by heading to the East Bank of Luxor City Visiting:
Karnak Temple located in the east bank of the Nile River in the area where it was the main place for worship purposes, so that the complex is considered one of the biggest temples that humans created for worship ever! , the complex was dedicated for thread of Thebes to god Amun, Khonsu and Mut.
The most famous part of the complex is its Hypostyle Hall which covers 50,000 SQ feet with 134 Massive columns Organized in 16 Row, imagine how much time and effort it take to build these columns at this height!
Before check in 5* star hotel to get some rest, you will go to have your tasty lunch meal in very good restaurant.
In the evening we will take you to visit:
Luxor Temple by Night:
Your eyes will be captivated with this unique structure and the abnormal carvings in Luxor Temple; the temple was constructed by King Amenhotep III at the entrance of his mortuary temple.
The temple is almost used for worship purposes till the moment and during the Coptic era of Egypt the hypostyle wall of the temple transformed to a Christian church, in addition to the mosque of sheikh Abu-ElhaJJaJ which built over it.
At the end of the first day in your Luxor short break we will drive you back to your hotel for the overnight
Enjoy your breakfast before joining your Egyptologist tour guide heading to the west bank of Luxor to visit:
Valley of the Kings:
The area of Valley of the Kings is one of the biggest exploration areas in the field of the Egyptology over the last two centuries; the valley of the king has been famous since the discovery of King Tutankhamen tomb discovery there are more than 63 tombs in the Valley of the Kings in addition to a lot of inscriptions the oldest one of it dates back to 278 BC.
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut is a temple from the eighteenth dynasty and of the most beautiful monuments constructed in Dier Elbahari at Luxor city, the temple has distinct feature other than temples by its unique design consisting of three open terraces built from limestone.
Some of the statues and the walls of the temple still in colorful and in good condition to reflect the beauty and the elegance of the temples design.
After enjoying the magic of Queen Hatshepsut temple we will drive you to take your boat ride over the Nile River to find your tasty lunch meal waiting you to continue your day trip by exploring:
Colossi of Memnon:
Located on the west bank of Nile River, two massive statues built around 1350BC in to serve as a memory of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, the king who ruled Egypt during the eighteenth dynasty in the shape of the King seated with hands on his knees Looking towards the east with two short figures sculptured besides his legs belongs to his wife and his mother and the side panels refers to the god of the Nile, God Hapi.
Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel for the overnight
Day Three: Continue to the west bank of Luxor