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Luxor: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon with Optional West Bank Visit

1. Luxor: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon with Optional West Bank Visit

Travel via air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel to the West Bank of Luxor where your trip begins. After listening to the safety instructions, hop into the hot air balloon’s basket and get ready for lift off. Rise up into the sky and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Luxor at sunrise. See the city from an entirely different perspective. If you have selected the option for just the hot air balloon and transfer, once your ride is finished, you will be dropped back off in Luxor. If you selected the option with the semi-private West Bank visit, you'll begin your lovely half-day tour in Luxor, covering Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings. Listen to the history behind some of the hotspots from your Egyptologist tour guide after floating back down to earth. Visit the Valley of the Kings, home to some of Egypt’s most enchanting pharaonic temples and royal tombs. Behold the spectacular tombs of Kings Ramesses III, Ramesses VI, and Merneptah. Here you will also have the option to explore the tomb of King Tutankhamun.  Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only known Egyptian female ruler who reigned for 20 years. Next, make your way to the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III and marvel at the gates Colossi of Memnon. Finally, enjoy a delicious lunch from a local restaurant before being transferred back to your accommodation. Extra attraction tickets are necessary and are not included in the price; you can add them from the add-on list at booking.

From Cairo: Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

2. From Cairo: Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

Discover the unique and legendary temples of Luxor on a memorable excursion. Begin your tour by heading early in the morning to the airport in Cairo and flying to Luxor. Upon arrival, be met by one of the staff to start this exciting day.  To begin with, visit the Temple of Karnak, the world's largest site dedicated to the worship of a god - the god Amun, his wife Mut and his son Khonsu. Then, visit the Valley of the Kings and see the masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian tombs. Finally, explore the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt as a pharaoh. Admire the impressive Colossi of Memnon – the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III. During the excursion, savor a lunch. Finally return to the airport in Luxor and take the plane back to Cairo.

From Marsa Alam: Best of Luxor Day Trip with Lunch

3. From Marsa Alam: Best of Luxor Day Trip with Lunch

Discover the fascinating city of Luxor on this day trip from Marsa Alam. Explore the Valley of the Kings and see the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Start your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam. Sit back in the air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the drive to Luxor, the former Egyptian capital. Visit the Temple of Karnak, the largest temple complex in the world. Next, have some lunch at a local restaurant before heading to the west bank of the River Nile. See the City of the Dead and the Colossi of Memnon, the only remains of The temple of Amenhotep III. Be inspired by the stunning architecture in the Valley of the Kings. See the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only female ruler of ancient Egypt. At the end of the day, you will be driven back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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What people are saying about Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 57 reviews

This was a bucket list experience: absolutely breathtaking!! The hot air balloon pilot was very skilled and the landing was perfect. Our Egyptologist Mahmoud was very competent, polite and friendly! The best tour we had so far in Egypt!

Such an amazing experience provided by the team. Great communication throughout by the lead contact Shorouk. And the team on the ground were true professionals as well. Prepare for a wonderful sunrise experience.

Everything was wonderful & absolutely recommendable + great value for money + friendly balloon crew + very friendly and competent guide & nice driver + good food

Great experience - the atmosphere during the balloon flight is very special! Great organization and very competent tour guide. Had very good knowledge of German.

Amazing. You have to do the balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings. It was definitely the highlight of our Egypt trip.