Excursion To West Bank of Luxor From Sharm By Plane
The West Bank of Luxor in Egypt is even more of an archaeological paradise than the East Bank. A string of pharaonic mortuary temples vies with the richly, decorated Tombs of the Nobles and the Workmen’s’ Village of Deir el-Medineh for the traveler’s attention. The West Bank is also the gateway to the amazing Valley of the Kings. Although the vast majority of visitors to Luxor still tend to stay on the East Bank, a growing number now consider the West Bank as a good accommodation option. Once you’re awake, no need to bother crossing the river…. all the sights are right at your doorstep.
You will see the Colossi of Memnon, free admission, view from the roadside, Medinet Habu “the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III”, the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Tomb of Nefertari, the Tomb of Amunhirkhepeshef, Deir el Medineh, the Workmens’ Village, the Tomb of Inherka, the Tomb of Senedjem, the Tomb of Peshedu and the Ptolemaic Temple . and in Gurna you will see the Ramesseum – the common name given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II “the Great”, and the Mortuary Temple of Merneptah, the Tombs of Nobles in Qurna / Gurna (Sheikh Abd el-Gurna), the Tombs of Khonsu, Userhat and Benia, the Tombs of Menna and Nakht, the Tombs of Ramose, Userhat and Khaemhat, the Tombs of Sennefer and Rekhmire and the Tombs of Neferenpet, Thutmose and Neferskheru. in Gurna you can Discovery, the Asasif Tombs, Deir el-Bahari, Deir el-Bahari, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Temple of Montuhotep II, Dra Abu el-Naga and the Mortuary Temple of Seti I: Carter’s House : this lonely, domed building , on the hill above the intersection where the main road to the Valley of the Kings meets the road to the Temple of Seti I , represents the house in which Howard Carter lived for the years he spent searching for the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Luxor West Bank Day Tour : While your touring to the west bank of the Nile in Luxor you will See the funerary temples and tombs on the Nile’s West Bank. Visit the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of The Queens, the Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the most famous queen of Egypt. Enter the tombs of famous pharaohs like Ramses II.
Sharm Touring rep will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Shiekh to discover the West bank of Luxor. First, visit Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII.
Then Continue to Valley of the Queens which is located on Luxor, west bank of the River Nile, one and a half kilometers southwest of the Valley of the Kings, is also known as Biban al Harim and Ta Set Neferu, which means “seat of beauty”. It was built to house the tombs of the queens, princes and Princess of the XVIII, XVIV, and XX. Enjoy the Temple of Queen Hatshipsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty “1490–1469 B.C”. the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.
- Pick up you from you hotel in Sharm by air conditioned car to Sharm Airport.
- Flight tickets Sharm/Luxor/Sharm.
- Entrance fees
- Open Buffet Lunch.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private English Egyptologist guide
- Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour
- Entrance fees of any other tombs not included in our private Program day tour.
- Any personal expenses.
- Trip Duration: about 11 hours
- Tour Runs: Saturday & Wednesday
- Start Times: 04.30 AM from your hotel.
- Return time: 21.00 “consists on flight arrival”
- Valid visa
- Breakfast box from your hotel reception
- Sun cream
- Sun Hat
Adult: 130 GBP
Child: 120 GBP (Child is till 12 years old)
Special prices for groups
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