Luxor Excursion: A Day Tour from Aswan


Embark on a mesmerizing day tour from Aswan to Luxor, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian history and culture. This carefully crafted itinerary takes you on a journey through iconic landmarks, from the grandeur of Karnak Temple to the mystique of the Valley of the Kings. With expert guidance and seamless logistics, this day trip promises an unforgettable exploration of Luxor’s treasures.


  1. Karnak Temple: Marvel at the colossal Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever constructed, and explore the intricate details of the great “Hypostyle Hall.”
  2. Colossi of Memnon: Encounter the awe-inspiring statues of Amenhotep III, known as the Colossi of Memnon, standing sentinel on the West Bank of the Nile.
  3. Valley of the Kings: Delve into the secrets of the Valley of the Kings, where elaborately decorated tombs reveal the opulence and beliefs of ancient pharaohs.
  4. Hatshepsut Temple: Visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, a striking tribute to the only female pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut.
  5. Leisure in Luxor: Enjoy free time in Luxor for shopping at original papyrus institutes and perfume places, adding a modern touch to your historical excursion.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the insights of an expert tour guide who will provide in-depth knowledge and context throughout the journey.
  2. Seamless Transfers: Travel comfortably in air-conditioned vehicles with hassle-free pick-up and drop-off from your Aswan hotel.
  3. All-Inclusive: Enjoy the convenience of all entrance fees, service charges, and taxes being included in the tour package.
  4. Customizable: Opt for an optional lunch at a local restaurant, tailoring the experience to your preferences.
  5. Rich Cultural Experience: Immerse yourself in the wonders of Luxor, a city steeped in history, and gain a deeper understanding of ancient Egypt.


Upon your scheduled arrival, your assigned tour guide will be easily identifiable, holding a distinctive sign bearing the name “Ramasside.” There is no need for you to search; your guide will be awaiting your arrival, ensuring a seamless and stress-free commencement of your exploration.

From the outset of your journey, your guide will provide undivided attention, engaging you with insightful commentary during the approximately 4-hour air-conditioned drive from Aswan to Luxor. En route, you will gain valuable insights into various aspects of your tour, fostering a deeper appreciation for the historical significance of the region.

The first stop on this captivating journey is the renowned Karnak Temple, the colossal edifice representing the largest place of worship ever constructed. Bearing the ancient name “Ipet-isut” translating to “the most sacred of places,” this temple complex, erected over two millennia ago by successive generations of pharaohs, boasts the awe-inspiring “Hypostyle Hall,” a vast forest of monumental pillars.

An optional lunch at a local restaurant will be offered during your journey. Following this, your exploration continues on the West Bank of the Nile, where you will encounter the majestic Colossi of Memnon, colossal statues of Amenhotep III. Subsequently, you will delve into the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings, exploring three meticulously decorated tombs carved deep into the desert rock, serving as eternal resting places for pharaohs.

Next on the itinerary is the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, a remarkable tribute to the only female pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut. The tour concludes with an opportunity for leisure and shopping in Luxor, allowing you to peruse authentic papyrus institutes and perfume establishments.


  • Pick-up and drop-off from your Aswan hotel
  • All transfers via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert tour guide
  • Entrance fees to specified sights
  • All service charges and taxes


  • Any additional extras
  • Tipping

Tour Prices:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
Prices310 $160 $155 $150 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes suitable for exploring historical sites and walking.
  2. Hydration: Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated, especially during the daytime excursions.
  3. Sun Protection: Apply sunscreen, wear a hat, and bring sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  4. Camera Ready: Capture the breathtaking moments, but be mindful of photography restrictions in certain areas.
  5. Currency: Have some local currency for small purchases and tips.


Q: How long is the drive from Aswan to Luxor? A: The drive takes approximately 4 hours, offering scenic views along the way.

Q: Are meals included in the tour? A: Lunch is optional and can be arranged at a local restaurant during the journey.

Q: How many tombs can I visit in the Valley of the Kings? A: The tour includes visits to three carefully selected tombs, each with unique historical significance.

Q: Is the Hatshepsut Temple accessible to all visitors? A: The temple is accessible, but travelers with mobility concerns should inform the guide for appropriate arrangements.

Q: Are there opportunities for souvenir shopping in Luxor? A: Yes, free time is allocated in Luxor for shopping at original papyrus institutes and perfume places.