Luxor Day Tours
Luxor was the capital of ancient Egypt for about 1000 years starting from about 1580 BC. The ancient Greeks called it Thebes, and then the Arabs called it Luxor which means “the palaces” referring to the greatness of its temples.
Luxor is the world’s greatest open air museum. The site of Luxor includes historical areas on both the eastern bank of the Nile, where stand the temples of Karnak, the biggest place of worship on earth, the temple of Luxor, the museum of Luxor, the museum of mummification, the main part of the city and the major hotels and markets, and the western bank where are the worldwide known Valley of the Kings that has, among others, the tomb of king Tutankhamen, Valley of the queens that has, among others, the tomb of queen Nefertari, the wife of the famous Pharaoh Ramesses II that most scholars believe he was Pharaoh of the Exodus, temple of Medinet Habu (king Ramesses III), the Ramesseum (king Rameses II), Deir Al-Madinah (workers’ village), tobs of the nobles, Deir el-Bahri (mortuary temple of queen Hatshepsut), colossi of Memnon (remains of the temple of king Amenophis III).
You can ride a feluka on the Nile, the world’s longest river, for few hours or stay in a luxurious Nile cruise ship for some days and sail up the river till Aswan. You can see Luxor from the air by the hot air balloon.
Letsexploreegypt.com offers you a very wide selection of tours in, aroun and from Luxor starting from half day tours, Luxor Day Tours, Luxor Short Breaks, Luxor Long Trips, Allk these are suitable for different budgets and tastes.
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