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Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple in Luxor
"At 20.00 you will be picked up from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor and transferred to Karnak Temples to attend the sound and light show that talks about how was the life thousands years ago. The temple was constructed from the beginning of the Middle and finally the last act is played while you are seated along the Great Sacred Lake. The performance relates the history of Luxor as the capital of the ancient world That known as Tiba in the ancient Egyptian Time. You will then be transferred back to yo"""Attend the sound and light show that talks about how was the life thousands years ago. You will get to know about prevous times with the splendid sound and light show at the Karnak Temples the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon his wife Mut and their son Khonsu."title=Highlights&1=Family+friendly&2=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour&3=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&4=Led+by+a+qualified+Egyptologist
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Luxor Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple
"After sunset Nile Holiday representative will pick you up from your Nile Cruise / hotel in Luxor for a fantastic 1 hour show at the great complex of Karnak temples. The show begins as you walk along the avenue of Sphinx stopping at the towering facade into the great court and the awesome hypostyle hall. Walking through the complex a booming Pharaoh’ more than 2000 years history of construction and various additions left by rulers like; Tutankhamon Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut and the Greek and Roman rulers as well.The second part of the Luxor Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple starts by finding you seat overlooking the sacred lake as the complex is illuminated
From $30.00
 
Karnak Sound and Light Show with Private Transport
"Depart for the Sound and Light Show at Karnak from your Luxor hotel of cruise ship for en evening of entertainment Egyptian style! The show begins as you walk along the Avenue of Sphinx passing through the towering facade into the Great Court. Walking through the complex a booming Pharaoh's voice narrates the history of Upper Egypt and the New Kingdom as the various additions left by rulers such as King Tutankhamun Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut are illuminated against the night sky.The second part of the Sound and Light Show at Karnak finds you seated overlooking the sacred lake as the complex is illuminated and the story of Egypt continues. Please note while the show is suitable for all ages the complex is very dark and commentary loud which younger children may find frightening. The ground in and around Karnak is uneven and sandy please where comfortable flat walking shoes."
From $38.00

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Shopping

When you visit Egypt/Luxor, you will be seen as a cash cow. You are there to have your money taken from you.A shop keeper’s aim is to take as much money as possible from you. He will not offer you...
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Shopping

When you visit Egypt/Luxor, you will be seen as a cash cow. You are there to have your money taken from you.A shop keeper’s aim is to take as much money as possible from you. He will not offer you...
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dave123taylor
Sep 18, 2006

Near the Valley of the Kings

There is a lot to see around the Valley of the Kings area... We took a donkey ride from the Nile up to the Valley of the Kings and had some great views along the way. If you get the chance to do a...
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CandS
Apr 23, 2006

The Nile River

The Nile River is the lifeline of the majority of Egyptians... It runs from the top to the bottom of Egypt and almost all of the Egyptian people live on or near the river. It is also a very big...
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CandS
Apr 18, 2006

Ramadan

While we were in Egypt the Muslim people were in the middle of Ramadan. We had heard that it could cause problems with our tour or that we may not get to eat because of Ramadan but really we didn't...
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Dec 06, 2005
 
 
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spot the differance

To see how the sights use to look before they were restored and the sand was excavated out of the temples buy the book A JOURNEY IN EGYPT ( BONECHI PUBLISHERS) by David Roberts a Scot who visited...
stemc
Oct 04, 2005

burrrrrrrrrrrung manis!!!

visit the small city of luxor, especially along youssef-mariam street, brings me back to the reality; we’re live today after such a long journey to visit historical sites in luxor and thebes. weird...
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ukirsari
Apr 23, 2005

Egyptian Wedding Reception

When I arrived in Luxor I had a chance to watch an Egyptian wedding reception outside my window. It was interesting to watch how the whole street paid their respects and were getting involved in the...
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Blatherwick
Mar 28, 2005

Photographing people Rude or ?

I love to take photographs, It means I can still see, and enjoy my travels long after they are over, But! where do you draw the line? Be courteous, ask, even offer a small fee if you have to. In the...
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geordiebutcher
Mar 12, 2005

Tutankhamun's Tomb and Photographs

When you go to the valley of the kings, the most visited tomb is that of Tutankhamun (70 le) When you enter the tomb your camera is taken from you and you will be given a numbered disc. As you come...
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geordiebutcher
Feb 15, 2005

Friendly Locals

The Egyptian people were so friendly.....ok, many of them were friendly because they wanted us to buy something from them, but that was ok with me.And they were so funny - always wanting to have a...
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sue_stone
Feb 09, 2005

Advice: Currency

If you have no plastic card (either a debit, or a credit one) and do not wish to be bothered with travelers cheques (where commission charges tend to be quite high) you will be better off taking with...
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aliante1981
Feb 18, 2004

Luxor Tots

Careful with the kids here in Luxor, I took a picture of this bunch, and tried to give them a Epyptian pound or two to buy some candy. Wrong move... As soon as they saw money they started going into a...
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kenmerk
Jan 31, 2004

Top Hotels in Luxor

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P.O.Box 13 | New Karnak, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Aswan Road, Kings Island, Luxor, Nile River Valley, 1111, Egypt
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Corniche El Nile Street, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Top Things to Do in Luxor

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Valley of the Kings

This place is also well and truly on any visitors list when coming to Luxor. An enormous place full of various different sized tombs. Your entrance ticket grants you access to 3 and if you purchase...
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Karnak Temple

Along with the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, this place is a real stunner. The architecture and the man made lake with clay pipes still being used is a marvel in engineering and...
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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...
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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...
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Colossi of Memnon

These two statues once stood at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, though very little of the temple behind them remains today. They were carved from two massive granite blocks,...
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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...
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"One week in Luxor"
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"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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