1. Egypt
  2. Cairo
  3. Valley of the Kings

From Cairo: Luxor Guided Tour with Overnight 1st Class Bus

Product ID: 213963
Be mesmerized by the elegant and exciting historical treasures of ancient Egypt. Explore the valley of the great Nile River with a licensed tour guide. Marvel at the incredible temples, tombs, and monuments.
About this activity
Duration: 2 days
Starting time 11:30 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Arabic

Pickup included

Complimentary pickup available at your hotel in Cairo or Giza, or the train station in Cairo. Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation in Heliopolis or 06th of October Areas, which is available at an additional charge of 10$ per person. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the massive temple complex of the East Bank of Luxor
  • Be amazed by the Karnak Complex & Hatshepsut Temple
  • Visit the royal tombs of the ancient necropolis in the Valley of Kings
  • Stop by the Colossi of Memnon and the Luxor Temple
Full description
Day 1: Start your adventure with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. After a short meet and greet with your driver, climb into your booked mode of transport (depending on option selected).

Day 2: When you arrive in Luxor, start your tour by meeting your friendly and professional licensed tour guide. Hop into your private air-conditioned vehicle and explore some of the most important historical monuments in Egypt. Get out at the West Bank and discover the valley of kings on the west bank of Luxor. Discover the remarkable tombs and see the last resting place of the kings Ramssess III, Ramssess VI, Mrenptah & Tut-Ankh-Amon (tombs are open and closed based on the restoration schedule, however the best 3 open tombs will be included & Tut's will be included based on your option selection).

Continue on to see the Queen Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only female ruler who ruled Egypt for 20-years with wealth and peace. See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense). Travel to the East Bank to admire the Complex of Karnak which is considered to be one of the largest temples in the world. Make a final stop before you leave this magical place at the magnificent Luxor Temple, a large ancient Egyptian temple.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Round trip 1st class ticket from Cairo to Luxor by sharing a seated bus
What’s Not Included
  • Drop-off service from Cairo bus station to your hotel/airport
  • Meals
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • All entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Jacket
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The pickup from Cairo will be 1 hour before the bus departure time
• The duration of the bus ride is between 10 and 12-hours depending on the route and stops
• When you return to Cairo bus station there is no drop-off service so you will make your own way back to your accommodation
• You will receive confirmation of the bus departure times before your tour date
• It is recommended to bring a jacket for the bus ride because it is air-conditioned
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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We chose the bus trip, They arrived on time for us at the hotel in Giza and from there they took us to the bus terminal, the person who picked us up was very attentive I even told him that he was going to go down x snacks for the Camino and he got off With me to pay and not be overcharged, hence we took the Truck in which we were given headphones and a packet of food and snacks, the tour was as expected but really Our guide was outstanding, Mohamed is super attentive, polite and very instructed on the subject, with a perfect Spanish and university preparation, at the end of the day we decided to stay in the souk that is in front of the temple of Luxor and made many recommendations to arrive later at the bus station and care that we should have, in truly great experience and much coordination of all involved

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February 7, 2020

Luxor is possibly one of the hottest places on Earth so please remember a hat, water and shades! Our guide Yola was so friendly that by the end any inhibitions were gone. There was no pressure to buy anything that she took us to and I walked away with some lovely gifts for my family at prices I wouldn’t have been able to get in Cairo. The trip was long as I naively and foolishly booked the bus but what was really nice was the manager came to pick us up to make sure we got the right stop! So after 8+ hours we finally made it. The city is stunning. The monuments are breathtaking and you can’t help but be awed by everything. On the way back we got on a different bus where we saw the real Egypt! This bus took forever as we had many pit stops and finally arrived back in Cairo at 6:30am where the same driver was waiting for us. So apart from the heat and the journey I could not say enough lovely things about Yola and the overall experience

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August 14, 2019

Had an amazing tour around Luxor. The price may seem a bit high but there was so many places to see in the day and all admissions to the sites are included. Lunch at the restaurant was good which is also included. My tour guide Youla was very knowledgeable and answered any questions I had. I traveled there by bus, however if you want a good night rest it may not be the option for you. Will definitely book with them again the next time I’m in Egypt.

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May 24, 2019

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Product ID: 213963