Cairo Day Tours

Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo by Sleeper Train

N/A$ / Per Person

Type
Private

Duration
1 Day

Location
Luxor

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Our Tour
You will be transferred to Giza railway station to take the sleeper train towards Luxor and staying on the train overnight. Upon arrival to Luxor at the morning, Our Egypt Select Tours tour guide will lead you in a day-tour to visit the archaeological sites of the ancient Egyptians on the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the child King Tut Ankh Amon, The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture buildings.it consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra, and the 2 Colossi of Memnun which are two massive statues representing King Amenhotep III in a seating Position) Then heading to visit the two Massive temples on the eastern bank of the Nile. The first on is Luxor Temple which is believed that one of the ancient Egyptian's festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scenes on the walls representing the celebration of the festival. Its inner part was built by King Amenhotep III while the outer part was built by King Ramses II. After entering the temple you will find a mosque called (Abu Al-Haggag) was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside the temple. To the rear of the temple there are chapels built by King Thutmosis III and Alexander the Great. The Second Temple is Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amun,his consort Mut, and their son Khunso) Then you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to take the sleeper train back to Cairo and staying on the train overnight. After reaching Cairo you will go to hotel by an air conditioned vehicle.
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