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  • Location:Luxor, Egypt
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

Tour the most famous sites on Luxor's West Bank in the company of an expert private guide. You'll step back into Egypt's ancient history at the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on this private morning tour from Luxor. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each site.


  • Private four-hour tour of West Bank attractions from Luxor
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this special private tour
  • Morning tour to avoid the afternoon desert heat
  • Necropolis of ancient Thebes
  • Valley of the Kings with visits of 3 tombs
  • Temple of Hatshepsut with free time to explore
  • Pick-up and drop-off from central Luxor hotels or port

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Crossing the Nile River to the West Bank, you'll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor), you will have a brief stop at the visitors center. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs, but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated rooms. If you wish to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun, an additional cost is payable direct.

Leaving the hot sands of the Valley of the Kings, you will visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations.

Returning to Luxor there will be time for a brief photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the West Bank are all that remain of the ancient complex.

In addition you will have the chance to visit an alabaster factory and purchase genuine items if you wish.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Amazing! Loved our tour guide, very knowledgable and funny. We had him also for our Luxor east bank and it was a fantastic experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Really great tour! We had a good guide and everything worked out well.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our guide met us early and couldn't have been more helpful. She was so knowledgeable and made our whole experience totally unforgettable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Very interesting, great guide, recommended

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Yulanda was terrific...friendly, professional, flexible. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Other than the obligatory stop at the souvenir store, this was a great tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Tour guide was very thorough and honest with the tour and was extremely friendly, would highly recommend to friends.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Yolanda was an enthusiatic and very knowledgeable guide. My driver Tony was courteous, friendly and skilled. It was an excellent tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Stunning locations! Excellent guide-Mr Tony knew a lot and was really helpful!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

must see, amazing ancient temple. I enjoyed my private tour very much. my guide was quite knowledgeable and a very nice person. I had a ton of questions and he answered every single one of them.

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