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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

More What to Pack in Luxor

Suncream & Sunhat

I can not stress this enough. But it is a very hot country so please cover up as much as possible. Wear linen clothes and do cover your head. I am not a person who likes to wear hats and things but i...
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Designerartgirl
Nov 20, 2014

Hygiene on Your Hols

One case & a rucksack should be enough Ideal clothing we took was linen shirts & Shorts cool for hot days & Cotton Tshirts. We also packed long linen trousers for evening out to...
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Dannyfab67
Oct 09, 2012

As much photo and video as possible!

Don't forget to put 1 or 2 Gb memory card in your camera. Don't forget as many video cassettes as you may put in your bag. Don't forget to put money on your mobile telephone. Don't forget bathing...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 19, 2007

Packing...

Take a small bag pack with you for day trips...you will want/need something to put your bottled water in...as well as your camera and anything you might buy during the day... It's safer to keep your...
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CandS
Aug 31, 2006

Lots of stuff to include

A good comfortable rucksack or day bag with a shoulder strap. As many others have said before me take as much water as you can. Bottled water is cheap to buy. We were paying around 60p for a 1.5 litre...
JLEgypt
May 24, 2006

Good Books on Egypt

Advanced Reading has big advantages over reading after the vacation is over, particulary for Egypt. These books are very useful for putting things into perspective before browsing the ruins and...
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atufft
Apr 10, 2006
 
 
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Luxor Packing

You will want to carry around plenty of water with you, so make sure your bag is not only roomy enough for this but that it's strong enough to hold a couple of 1.5 litre bottles too, in case you don't...
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Janani
Apr 10, 2006

~ Things to Take ~

Its always good to take a small bag with you when you go out on excursions, make sure you take something to put all your belongings in. Luxor is very hot in the Summer months so plenty of light...
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Heavens-Mirror
Oct 01, 2005

ORANGE Mobile Phones in Luxor

Please note, ORANGE phones do not work in Luxor (nor in Cairo). There is no service provider there. The best option is to go to the Vodafone shop in Television Street and buy a tourist SIM card...
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schollarrose
Sep 16, 2005

ORANGE Mobile Phones in Luxor

Please note, ORANGE phones do not work in Luxor (nor in Cairo). There is no service provider there. The best option os to go to the Vodafone shop in Television Street and buy a tourist SIM card...
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schollarrose
Sep 16, 2005

Your money or your Biros!

As many people have pointed out in their tips, there will be plenty of people harrassing you for money in Egypt. However, at certain tourist spots such as Karnak Temple, you may encounter small...
footloosegirl
Aug 06, 2005

It can get pretty hot and tiring

If you are racing around all day like we did, make sure you don't lug too much around with you. A nice compact daypack/backpack is best. You will no doubt do lots of walking and standing around, so...
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sue_stone
Feb 07, 2005

General tips

A good pair of walking shoes/trainers as on the West Bank, there are many loose stones. Apart from the usual camera, films/memory cards I would advise packing some refreshing wipes as the money there...
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clairegeordio
Dec 18, 2004

A small cool bag for your bottled water.

Extra space in your luggage for taking home all the souveniers you will buy.One of the bags with a strap that keep your water cool, so you can keep it handy, you will need it constantly, especially if...
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jan4545
Aug 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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El Sahabi Street, via Karnak Temple St, Luxor, 4114, Egypt
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Khaled Ben El Walid Street, (formerly Nile Palace), Luxor, Nile River Valley, 85111, Egypt
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Corniche El Nile Street, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Corniche el Nile Street, (Formerly Sofitel Pavillon Winter Luxor), 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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Shofja

"We are going to Luxor...."
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clairegeordio

"One week in Luxor"
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"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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"L U X O R"
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"Luxor"
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