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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
From $44.00
 
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

The Nile River Tips (8)

Life at the riverside

Making a boattrip is relaxing and to see the skyline of Luxor from the water is fantastic, but I like also to see the daily life at the riverside. You see playing and waving kids, fishermen, all kinds...
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sachara
Aug 22, 2003

The higher the better - The Cruise Ship

Most people will be taking the cruise ship from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.If you are those who simple love to sit in front of the windows and admire the Nile River beautiful scenery, you should...
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Rachelynn
Nov 24, 2004

The best guide in Luxor

You need to contact him... he will hook you up with great prices, off the beaten path temples, has a great network and knows his stuff..... makes it fun and will even look for the food you...
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racayadi
Apr 08, 2006

Enjoy a Nile Sunset from the river bank!

I definitely enjoyed taking a sunset stroll down the Nile river bank in Luxor, due to their wonderful sidewalk. It was nice and wide to allow many tourist to stroll past you, and had plenty of seating...
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ATXtraveler
May 23, 2004

A Tight Squeeze

Wetook a 3 day cruise down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan.One day we went through the Esna Lock, what a tight fit that was! The gap between the wall and the boat a man had to fit between to pull the...
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JRussell
Aug 15, 2004

Boattrip Nile

If you're tired of the busy streets or the many antiquities of Luxor, go to the Nile for a boattrip. To be on the water is very peaceful and relaxing. And look how beautiful and green the scenery can...
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sachara
Aug 22, 2003

Take a look at the Nile river

This is one of my «from the bus» pictures. It was shot during my first encounter with the grand and divine Nile river on my way from Hurghada to Luxor. I grew up on two beautiful rivers, Sava and...
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Beograd
Jan 29, 2007

A Best Choice

Quote/ AFP, "French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and his model-turned-singer girlfriend Carla Bruni ride a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sail boat, on the River Nile in Luxor, 26 December 2007.' ...
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sayedaburas
Jan 17, 2008
 
 
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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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The Souks or Market

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

The architecture is like a majority of the sites, beautiful beyond words. There's a church built above part of the temple. This was when the Nile River was higher and the site was considerably...
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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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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...
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