This private tour begins with your guide driving you across the Nile River to visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes, commonly referred to as the Valley of the Kings.  It is the burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor).

Next, you will visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt, dedicated to the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne.

Finally, your tour takes you to the Colossi of Memnon which mark the site of the funeral temple of Amenhotep III.  These two giant statues stand proud on the West Bank of Luxor.

Please Note:  No entrance fees to any attractions are included, so you will need to purchase tickets (cash only) for any attractions you wish to enter - usually available at a ticket office located at each attraction.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Vehicle
(Per Vehicle, Total for 1 or 2 Persons):
$159.00
Vehicle
(Per Vehicle, Total for 3 to 6 Persons):
$189.00
Vehicle
(Per Vehicle, Total for 7 to 10 Persons):
$219.00

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Tour / Activity Details

5 hours
Daily every half hour between 7:00 am and 1:00 pm

8 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Reservation and pickup time/location must be reconfirmed by telephone at least 24 hours before the tour date.  Tour includes complimentary pick-up at hotels, apartments or other public locations within the city of Luxor.  Prices are per-vehicle for the number of persons specified, in US dollars and do not include entrance fees for any attractions, or gratuity for your tour guide.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Included:

  • Private knowledgeable tour guide
  • Tour conducted in English or Arabic
  • Air conditioned car or van with driver
  • Complimentary pick-up from hotels, apartments or another pre-arranged location in Luxor
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit Queen Hatshepsut's Temple
  • Visit the Colossi of Memnon

 

Not Included:

  • Entrance Fees to Any Attractions
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guide Gratuity

 

General Tour Itinerary

Your tour starts with pick-up from the pre-arranged location. Your guide will drive you across the Nile River to the West Bank, where you will first visit the Necropolis of the Ancient City of Thebes - the Valley of the Kings.

Next will be a visit to the funeral temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

The West Bank tour also includes a visit to the famous 2 Colossi of Memnon.

In addition, you will have the option to visit the new work men village, an alabaster factory or a Papyrus Institute, with opportunities to purchase genuine craft items and souvenirs.

Then, your guide drives you back to the East Bank to your original pick-up location at the end of your tour.

 

Customizing Your Tour

Because this is a private tour, you may pre-arrange exact details with your tour guide, including specific stops. Information will be provided on your E-Ticket to make such arrangements.

 

Optional Entrance Tickets

The following entrance tickets are available for purchase (cash only) onsite at each attraction and are required for entrance into these attractions. Per-person prices are noted in Egyptian Pounds (exchange rate is currently less than 10 cents of a US dollar) and are subject to change.

  • Valley of the Kings E£204
  • Tut Ankh Amun's Tomb E£100
  • Hatshepsut Temple E£102

 

Your Guide

Your English and Arabic speaking tour guide was born and raised in Luxor, Egypt and is passionate about sharing his home town with visitors. He is a licensed tour guide and enjoys his work - meeting new people and connecting with Egyptian archaeology and civilization...sharing with them the real life in Egypt. He believes an excellent tour guide is more than just a narrator; that he is also like an actor, presenting the tour message by creating a unique experience for visitors.

 

8 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Reservation and pickup time/location must be reconfirmed by telephone at least 24 hours before the tour date.  Tour includes complimentary pick-up at hotels, apartments or other public locations within the city of Luxor.  Prices are per-vehicle for the number of persons specified, in US dollars and do not include entrance fees for any attractions, or gratuity for your tour guide.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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