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About Luxor


The most important historical monuments are found in and around Luxor. Here we are in Thebes ,the ancient city with 100 gates ,dedicated to Amon Ra, the "Supreme God" built on an area of 14 square miles on both the east and the West Banks of the Nile.
No visit to this country is complete unless it includes the Temples of Luxor, Karnak, the Ramesseum, Deir El Bahari, the Tombs of the Kings. names that recalls Egypt's glory twenty centuries before the Christian era.
The most exacting traveler will appreciate the luxury of the winter palace, Etap & Jollie Ville Hotels while the temperate climate of upper Egypt during the winter season needs not be stressed.

Luxor Tours

Half - Day Excursion on the East Bank Duration 3 Hours
In an unforgettable excursion visitors drive ton the Luxor Temple built by two kings , Amenophis III and Ramses II. After touring the temple, visitors travel along an avenue of ram headed sphinxes, extending for about 2 miles, which link the Luxor Temple with the Karnak Temple, the main center of worship in ancient Egypt. No site in the world makes a more overwhelming and lasting impression than this " Temple of all Temple "

Half - day Excursion on the West Bank -Duration 4 Hours .
For a tour of the west bank, visitors cross the Nile from Luxor by ferry. There, they visit the Valley of the Kings, which includes the tombs of the Theban rulers, Seti I, Ramses IV and Tutankhamun. Next, they tour the mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh to reign ancient Egypt. Her temple, with its impressive architecture, is traditionally associated with the goddess of love and joy, Hathor. It was formerly surrounded by tropical gardens with plants imported from Somali land. Finally. visitors tours the famous Colossi of Memnon, which once guarded the entrance to the mortuary temple of Amenophis III. The temple was destroyed by an earthquake but the Colossi still remain.

Full - day Excursion on the West bank - Duration :7 Hours
This full excursion includes all the sites visited in the tour, plus a visit to the Valley of the Queens and Nobles, Similar to the valley of the Kings but less grandiose Also include in this excursion are visits to the mortuary temple of Medinet Habu , erected by and for Ramses II.

Half - Day Excursion to Dendera Duration : 5 Hours .
Hathor, the ancient Egyptians' goddess of love and joy, was what Aphrodite was to the Greeks and Venus to the Romans. It was at Dendera, some 30 miles north of the Luxor, that the Egyptians Worshiped Hathor in a temple which is exceptionally well preserved.

Half - day Excursion to the Luxor Museum .
The Luxor Museum lies on the on the East Bank and contains an important collection of Egyptian antiquities from the Upper Egyptian Kingdoms.

Sound and Light show at Karnak - Duration : 45 Minutes
(Sound And Light) The history and drama of the Temple of Karnak are presented every evening in an unforgettable show at the huge complex of the karnak. English language shows are held on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesday, Mondays, and Saturdays.

Full - Days Excursion to Dendera and Abydos - Duration : 8 Hours
This excursion is similar to Dendera temple, plus a visit to Abydos. Abydos Occupies and important place in the religious history of Pharaonic Egypt. By the end the old Kingdom its local god, Osiris, was the most famous and popular of the Egyptian gods, Since he was considered god of the afterlife.
According to popular tradition, Osiris head was buried in Abydos.

Full - day Excursion to Luxor by air from Cairo Duration : 10 Hours
Visitors travel by air from Cairo to Luxor. On arrival, they cross the Nile by ferryboat and tour the west bank include the Valley of the Kings, the Tomb of king Tutankhamun, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and they tour the temples of Karnak and Luxor. After lunch. they return to the Luxor Airport for the flight back to Cairo.


 
Sites To Visit
 
Cairo
Alexandria
Luxor
Aswan
Edfu
Hurghada
Sharm El Sheikh
Western Oasis
The Egyptian Museum
Pyramids
 
 
 
 
 
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