Luxor Overnight with Nobel Tombs

 Luxor Overnight with Nobel Tombs

Luxor Overnight with Nobel Tombs

You will be greeted at the pier and begin your tour to the Valley of the Kings by transferring to Luxor.

Nobels Tomb is the final resting place of Ramose - vizier and governor of Thebes during the reign of Akhenatan. Akhenatan is responsible for introducing new religious concepts - that changed the importance of Thebes. These tombs have the story of the changes on the walls.

The Habu temple was enclosed by Ramesses III and built his mortuary temple next to it. This complex housed storehouses, workshops, administrative offices and residences of priests and officials. It was used as a refuge during chaotic times and later was covered by the Coptic town of Djeme where the great temple was filled with dwellings and a court used as a church.

Next stop to view the Colossi of Memnon, the two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Built from blocks of quartzite sandstone, each colossi reach a feet of approximate 60 feet. Their original function was to guard the entrance to Amenhotep's memorial temple.

After transferring back to the eastern bank of the Nile, there will be a break for lunch. There are optional tours available - sound and light and city tour. After you will be transferred back to your chosen hotel.

Karnak is the likely the second most visited site in Egypt next to Giza. This vast complex was built and enlarged over a thirteen hundred year period. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders.

The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival in ancient Egypt. This is the location of the Festival of Opet, where the king become rejoined with his ka and thus being transformed into a divine being.

After taking a break for lunch, you will then begin your journey back to your cruise ship.

Departures (Local Time)

8:00 AM (, Days: 2, Nights: 1)

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Adult

$252.00

Total Cost
$252.00

Activity Level:

4

Inclusions

  • Overnight hotel
  • 2 lunches
  • Breakfast
  • Entry fees
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Water during tour

Tips

Remember to bring your camera.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

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