Luxor aka: Thebes,لأقصرValley Of The Kings, Karnak, and The Temple Of Luxor. Luxor is featured on the lists Places Featured on Season 5 of The Amazing Race, 50 Places to see before you die, and Places I want to see in my life.
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Egypte is more than terrific and wonderfull, I ca’t find a word who to describe the perfect moments I passed there! I wished I could have stayed! History is my domain, what better than to visit the city of Luxor! the Temple of Luxor, the Temple of Karnac, the Temple of Hatchepsout, the museum of Luxor, the valley of the kings, the valley of the queens, the museum of mumification and so on… Unfortunatly I only spent one week in a half, but I pretend to back in Egypte to descover other beauties of this country.over 5 years ago
We stayed at the Mina Palace hotel on the corner of the Corniche next to Luxor Temple. The front rooms have a view over the Nile cruisers to the west bank. At night you can see the floodlit Temple of Hatshepsut.
We hired bikes which we took on the foot ferry over to the west bank and cycled to the valleys of the Kings and Queens. It’s quite flat, until you get to the valleys. It was a wonderful way to travel and we were greeted by kids at every village and taken into homes for tea.
One of the real values of travel is the constant reassurance that despite the political or religious complexion of a country most people are friendly and hospitable and want to get on with their lives. We are nearly all curious and interested in others. The genuinely freely offered hospitality humbles me every time as I know that strangers in my homeland would not always be greeted with such generosity.
Yes it’s true that you get a lot and persistent requests to baksheesh or cadeaux but it’s a small amount to give, certainly a lot, lot less than we’d have paid to a travel company to be whisked around viewing everything through smoked glass windows and being deposited right outside the tat shops.over 6 years ago
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Combine a morning in Dendara where you can visit the Temple of Hathor, before continuing for an afternoon of sightseeing in Abydos, home to "The Cult of Osiris" . It is a place where most ancient Egyptians would have made a pilgrimage to at least once ... $60.00
Have you made plans for your arrival in Luxor? How are you getting to your hotel? Look no further, book your Luxor Airport Private Arrival Transfer right here for an easy arrival in the great city of Luxor. $6.00
Make your departure from Egypt as smooth as possible with a Luxor Airport Private Departure Transfer. Forget about haggling with cab drivers or trying to interpret the local transport system, take the easy option and book today. $6.00
For unbeatable views of Luxor's famous temples, take a hot-air balloon flight over the Nile River's west bank. Away from the crowds in the peaceful glow of dawn, your sunrise flight over Egypt's ancient monuments promises to be a highlight of your visit. $165.00
If you have had enough history and culture, head to Hurghada for some fun in the sun. Book your Private Convoy Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada and you will be soaking up the sunshine before you can say Tutankhamun! Transfer services are available three... $46.00See All Activities »