The southern part of Thebes is set around a beautiful temple dedicated to Amon, King of Gods. His consort Mut and their son Khons, commissioned by king Amenhotep 1111 (Amenophis 1111) reigned 1390-53 BCE of the late 18th Dynasty, the temple was built close to the River Nile and parallel with the bank and is known today as the temple of Luxor. An avenue of Sphinx connected it to the great temple of Amon at Karnak
Luxor, Arabic name is Al Uqsur, Also Called EL-Aksur which means Palaces. Luxor has given its name to the southern half of the ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes.
Go back in time some thousand years. See how pharaohs built that stunning open-air museum, it is Luxor city. Visit the hugest temple all over the world, Karnak temple, then cross the Nile in a motor boat ride to the western bank and visit the Valley of the Kings which houses the tombs of the most famous kings of Ancient Egypt, the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, as well as the Colossi of Memnon.
(Lunch, sightseeing entry fees and guidance are included)
Adult price: £65
Child price: £40
Willing to spend more time in the ancient capital? Luxor can exceed your expectations. Start your journey with a visit to Karnak Temple, then catch the sunset view in a motor boat ride, heading to Luxor Temple. The first day ends in a 4* Half Board Hotel. The second day will be about the western bank of the River Nile. The visits will include the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut as well as the Colossi of Memnon.
(Lunch, sightseen entry fees and guidance are included)
(Sound & Light show, and Hot Air Balloon ride are optional. Upon request)
Adult price: £150
Child price: £80