Hot Air Balloon over Valley of the Kings, this morning we will leave the boat early to transfer to the launch area for a magical Hot Air Balloon ride as the sun rises over the West Bank of Luxor. You will silently float above the ancient sites and the Nile River. Return to the boat for breakfast.
This afternoon we visit the West Bank of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings. Climb down into the spectacularly decorated tombs of the Pharaohs. Optional visit down into the tomb of King Tutankhamun. After that, we visit the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut is arguably one of the most formidable women in ancient Egypt. Hatshepsut was the first female ruler of ancient Egypt to reign as a male with the full authority of a pharaoh. The we will visit a workshop for Handmade Alabaster.
Accommodations: Luxury Dahabeya