Luxor Private Sightseeing Tour to Karnak Temple | Best Egypt Luxor Tours Guide.
Book private Luxor Tours to Karnak temple and enjoy 3 hours at the most significant religious temple in the world. Karnak temple, also the temple of Amun is the largest religious temple in the world.
The biggest open Museum with its complex of Pylons, Obelisks, Chapels, columns, statues, Sacred lakes, and sanctuaries. Luxor tours to Karnak is one of the best Egypt Tours to an invaluable historical site and resource of information about the evolution of ancient Egypt.
Your private Luxor day trip to Karnak starts with meeting your private Egyptologist guide at the reception of your hotel or Nile Cruise. Start your half-day tour on Luxor east bank to Karnak with the Visitor Center where you will see a perfect design for the Karnak complex.
A few minutes walk until you reach the electronic gate entrance to the Karnak harbor. The Karnak harbor shows by the marks on its front the inundation heights under the 21st-26th Dynasties. As long as you have time, please do not miss to look carefully at everything on your way, the Sphinx Avenue with Ram headed god representing god Amun, the main patron of Karnak.
Do not miss the first Pylon of Nectanebo I and beyond the great open court with the temple of Seti II, and the Kiosk of Taharqa. Although, the small beautiful temple of Ramses III for the triad of Luxor Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. Above all, the Great Hypostyle Hall is one of the wonders of the world with its 134 columns built by Seti I, Ramesses II, Ramesses III, Ramesses IV, and Ramesses VI added inscriptions.
Definitely, the temple of Mut, the temple of Ptah, and the temple of Khonsu are among the places you should see. Additionally, you can visit the Festival Hall of Thutmose III (Akh-menu), the Holly of the Hollies of Philip Arrhidaeus half-brother of Alexander the Great.
Different from all the temples, Karnak still has a lot like Osiris Chapel, Sekhmet Chapel, and Botanical Garden of Pharoah Thutmose III. At the same time, admire the Hieroglyphics inscriptions on the walls like three of life, Seti I’s battle scenes, and Ramesses II battel scenes against the Hittites.
The Obelisk of Hatshepsut and replica of the Karnak Table of Kings are a must. At the end of your Luxor Private Sightseeing Tour to Karnak temple, remember one visit is not enough for one of the best things to do in Luxor.
At the agreed time, your Egyptologist guide will pick you up at the reception of your hotel, Nile Cruise, Flat in Luxor to start your Half Day tour to Karnak temple. Karnak temple, also known as the temple of Amun is the largest religious temple in the world. Karnak is a complex of Pylons, Obelisks, Chapels, columns, statues, Sacred lakes, and sanctuaries dedicated to the triad of Luxor Amon, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu. Karnak temple is famous for the vast Hypostyle Hall, the Earth ramp on which they built the pylon.
Karnak is considered an invaluable historical site and resource of information about the evolution of ancient Egypt. Listen from your guide the stories behind each part of the temple and how it was saved between 2001-2003 with a long-term conservation treatment plan. Most of the New Kingdom kings added parts to the Karnak temple-like Tuthmosis III, Ramses II, Seti I, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, and Akhenaton.
Discover with your guide the open-air Museum in the Karnak where you can see the Red Chapel of Queen Hatshepsut dates back to her 17th year of reign. The white chapel which is one of the oldest buildings of the Karnak temple dates back to the middle kingdom, king Sesostris. The open-air Museum at Karnak house the limestone chapel of Queen Hatshepsut which was reconstructed by the center Franco-Egyptian.
When your tour comes to end, your guide and driver will drive you back to your hotel or anywhere in Luxor.