Luxor Things to Do

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  • 1. Karnak Temple

    You get to the Karnak Temple and it's dark. There are hundreds of people waiting for the Sound and Light show to start. The sound was terrible, it was full of static and hard to hear as most of the...

  • 2. Valley of the Kings

    This is the pharaoh's were buried in hopes they would return to their Gods in the afterlife. King Tutankhamen tomb was found here in the 1920's almost untouched. We had gone early in the morning...

  • 3. Temple of Hatshepsut

    Located beneath massive cliffs near the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri, is dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Hatshepsut, meaning 'foremost of...

  • 4. Luxor Temple

    One of the smaller Temples, it only takes about an hour to walk through here. It's located in the center of town It has been determined that the Luxor temple holds great significance to the Opet...

  • 5. Felluca Rides

    Price was 60LE for 1hr at sunset after some bargaining. Captain's name was this young guy called Mohammed and boat name was Shangri-La - out look for the Bob Marley picture on the the main sail - his...

  • 6. Colossi of Memnon

    Generally called Memnon's colossi, this two big statues is what remains from Amenhotep's temple built in the 14th century BC. Noises caused by he wind or evaporation in the rock gave the statues a...

  • 7. The Souks or Market

    the sights, the sounds, the smell, the haggling among buyers and'll be right in the front row seat watching all these happenings when you get to the inner portion of the market. go...go...

  • 8. Valley of the Queens

    A great way to see the Valley of the Queens is to hire a balloon and see it from above. It is a spectacular site from above and should not be missed. For over two centuries, since its beginnings in...

  • 9. Luxor Museum

    After we finished visiting the mummification museum in Luxor we headed walking to Luxor museum as it is located almost 600 – 700 meter to the north from where the mummification museum is, this museum...

  • 10. Ramesseum

    Known as the Ramesseum, the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Ramses II, who reigned for 67 years, is considered one of the most elaborate in the Necropolis of Thebes. The temple was built in the 13th...

  • 11. Deir el Medina

    The workers that built the great tombs of the Pharaohs lived in a village not far from the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Many tombs have been discovered here. The workers tombs at Deir...

  • 12. Valley of the Nobles

    As I mentioned earlier, Anne and I were very impressed with the tombs of the Nobels which are home to the best “reliefs” and hieroglyphics depicting daily life. In the valley of the nobles the...

  • 13. Hot Air Balloon

    If you like ballooning or even if you have never tried - this is a once in a lifetime thing to do. I was picked up from the Nile boat on the East bank before dawn and transpoted across the river to...

  • 14. Medinat Habu

    Paintings are the most important detail in Madinet Habu, but don't be mislead - the temple itself, without the size and power of Karnak or Luxor temples, it is also a fabulous building with the...

  • 15. Mumification Museum

    6- Organic materials It was Including aromatically perfumed cloth packing, myrrh, cassia , Nile mud,, linen, resin, saw dust, and some onions. 7- Canopis Jars are four jars are meant to contain the...

  • 16. Camel Ride

    What is a visit to Egypt without a camel ride? Just about any tourist destination worth its salt in Egypt has the elderly gentleman with one tooth asking for you to take a ride on their camel named...

  • 17. Avenue of the Sphinxes

    A long avenue of sphinxes connected Luxor and Karnak Temple, about 3km away from each other. At the Luxor Temple end you can find sphinxes with human heads and lions bodies and at the Karnak Temple...

  • 18. Balloon Ride

    We thought yesterday was an early start? Today we had a 4am start to reach the balloon launch site in time for sunrise. The planning was a bit disjointed, with us being shunted from one group of...

  • 19. River Nile

    Belief - if you ever visit Egypt and drink water from the River Nile even once, you will be sure to come back. :-) But I'm not sure that you realy must do it!!! Because, after this you can never left...

  • 20. Great Hypostle Hall

    One famous aspect of Karnak is the Hypostyle Hall in the Precinct of Amun-Re, a hall area of 50,000 sq ft (5,000 m2) with 134 massive columns arranged in 16...

  • 21. Luxor

    HiI would stay 4 days if you spare the time. Karnak is a must see - absolutely marvellous. Luxor Temple, hot air balloon over the nile, Explore the Valley of...

  • 22. Day 5 - The Final Day

    Our final day in Luxor. Tomorrow we fly to Cairo for a stay in an Oasis and desert trek and we really weren't sure what to expect from that. We checked if we...

  • 23. Day 4 - Luxor Temple by night

    We had a brief rest after we returned from the balloon flight and at lunchtime we headed down to the Metropolitan Cafe, otherwise known as El Kababgy...

  • 24. Day 2 - Day in a caleche

    Despite the fact that we knew before we arrived that we would have to haggle hard for everything and agree a price in advance, we still managed to fall foul of...

  • 25. Day 3 - Valley of the Kings

    Woke up early this morning as we planned to travel to the West Bank. At 6.30am we could see the balloon flights floating up over the hills. That would be us...

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