Luxor: Full or Half-Day East and West Bank Tours

4.7 / 5

61 reviews

Luxor: Full or Half-Day East and West Bank Tours

From $35 per person

Experience the journey to Luxor, the world's largest open-air museum situated on the East and West bank of Nile River. See temples, antiquities, and tombs on this full or half-day tour guided by an Egyptologist.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 - 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup at your hotel in Luxor. Pickup from West bank hotels is available available at an extra cost of 10 USD per person.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the East and/or West banks of Luxor with an Egyptologist tour guide
  • Admire the Temple of Karnak, known for its age-old pylons and chapels
  • Explore Luxor Temple and the Colossi of Memnon
  • Marvel at the pristine tombs of the three pharaohs in Valley of the Kings
  • Visit the splendid Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Full description
Meet your Egyptologist tour guide and start your journey in a private air-conditioned vehicle. Relax in comfort as you travel to explore the most important historical monuments in Luxor. Choose between a tour of both the East and West banks, or visit only one side of the Nile according to your preferences. On the West bank, discover the Valley of Kings where you will visit the remarkable tombs and last resting place of the Kings Ramsses III, Ramsses VI, and Mrenptah. If you've booked an entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun (available as an add-on), you'll then see the most iconic Egyptian tomb known world-wide. Then, proceed to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, dedicated to a female ruler who reigned over Egypt for 20 years, bringing the country wealth and peace. See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon, then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. On the East bank, witness the Complex of Karnak, which might be the largest temple in the world. You have one more stop before you leave the place: the magnificent Luxor Temple, a large ancient Egyptian temple which you will have time to explore.
Includes
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Mineral water during travel
  • All service taxes
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Pickup from West Bank hotels (available at 10 USD per person)
  • Monument entrance fees (available as add-ons at booking)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • A minimum of 2 persons is required to operate the shared tour, the product can be canceled or rescheduled if the minimum group size is not met
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 61 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5
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The tour was about 10 hours. We managed to see maybe the most important objectives from Luxor in one day. Initially, we wanted to see Luxor as a day trip from Hurgada but it is much better to come to Luxor for at least 2 days and make this day tour, the Full East-West day tour.

4 April 2021

Great experiece. Entertaining woman guide, very nice drivers, which do not lose their or out time, drived well and fast. I do appreciate the presence of personal security guy, which helped group to feel safe and secure from local bussines men, which were realy rude and annoying. Well organizated, I payed full price for trip and entries, I had to pay only the toilet fees, which noboby can be protected from... anywhere. My kids were treated kindly and friendly. Thanx so much. Can be only recomended. Elizabeth

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20 February 2021

My guide, Nagah had a great sense of humor and was an expert Egyptologist. She answered all my questions and throughly explained the the many locations we visited on the jam-packed Luxor: Full-Day Tour of the East and West Banks. I highly recommend this tour especially if you have limited time in Luxor.

23 January 2020

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