Luxor Attractions


Experience the allure of Egypt with our comprehensive Luxor Attractions. This package takes you through an incredible, historical journey along both East and West Banks of Luxor. Uncover ancient Egypt's grandeur as you marvel at towering monuments, timeless artifacts, and a culture preserved for centuries. From the majestic Temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank to the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on the West Bank, every attraction is a treasure trove of stories. Join us as we venture into this cradle of civilization.

Valley Of The Kings

Valley Of The Kings The Valley of the Kings is a famous archaeological site located on the west bank of the Nile River, opposite modern-day Luxor, in Egypt. It served as the burial ground for many pharaohs and nobles of the New Kingdom period (approximately 16th to 11th century BC). The Valley of the Kings is known for its impressive rock-cut tombs, which were intricately designed and decorated with elaborate paintings and hieroglyphic inscriptions. These tombs were constructed to protect the pharaohs' bodies and belongings for the afterlife. The valley contains more than 60 tombs, including those of famous pharaohs such as Tutankhamun, Ramses II, and Amenhotep III. One of the most well-known and significant tombs in the Valley of the Kings is the tomb of Tutankhamun, also known as KV62. Discovered by Howard Carter in 1922, it is one of the few royal tombs that was found relatively intact, with its treasures and artifacts preserved. The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb provided valuable insights into the art, culture, and history of ancient Egypt. The Valley of the Kings has been a major archaeological site and tourist attraction for many years. Some of the tombs are open to the public, allowing visitors to explore the ancient burial chambers and admire the historical and artistic significance of the site. However, due to preservation efforts, some tombs are periodically closed to protect the delicate artwork inside.

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, also known as the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, is an ancient Egyptian temple located at Deir el-Bahri, on the west bank of the Nile River near Luxor. It was built during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Designed by Hatshepsut's steward and architect Senenmut, the temple is considered a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian architecture. The temple is dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut and serves as her mortuary temple, a place where her memory would be honored and offerings could be made for her afterlife. It features a unique design with three terraced levels connected by ramps, blending harmoniously with the natural landscape1. The colonnaded terraces are adorned with beautiful reliefs depicting scenes from Hatshepsut's life and achievements. The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is famous for its grandeur and elegance. It showcases the artistic and architectural prowess of ancient Egypt and reflects the power and authority of Queen Hatshepsut, who was one of the few female pharaohs in Egyptian history4. The temple has been the subject of various archaeological studies and continues to attract visitors from around the world.

Colossi Of Memnon

Colossi Of Memnon The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues that stand tall on the west bank of the Nile River near Luxor, Egypt. The statues depict Pharaoh Amenhotep III, and they were constructed during his reign in the 14th century BC. Each statue stands about 18m tall and weighs over 720 tons. The statues are made of quartzite sandstone, which makes them very durable and long-lasting. The Colossi of Memnon were originally placed in front of Amenhotep III's mortuary temple, which was destroyed over time, leaving only the two giant statues standing. The statues were named after the Greek hero Memnon, who was believed to have been buried nearby. According to ancient Egyptian beliefs, the statues were a sort of guardian to the pharaoh's spirit and provided protection in the afterlife. The Colossi of Memnon have become quite famous and continue to be an important tourist attraction, drawing thousands of visitors each year. There are also several myths and legends associated with the statues, including the belief that they would "sing" at dawn due to the sound of the wind passing through them. This phenomena was believed to represent the voice of the mourning mother of Memnon, who was weeping for her son.

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple Karnak Temple is a vast temple complex located near Luxor, Egypt. It was built over a period of more than 1500 years, from the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco-Roman period. The complex is dedicated to the worship of Amun, the chief deity of the Theban Triad, a group of gods worshiped in the Theban region of ancient Egypt. Karnak is one of the largest temple complexes ever built, covering an area of more than 2 square kilometers. The temple complex consists of several temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings, including the Great Temple of Amun, the most significant structure at Karnak. The temple complex also features several interconnected hypostyle halls, some of which contain massive columns over 20 meters high. The Great Temple of Amun is composed of several sections, each built by different pharaohs and rulers over the centuries. The complex includes the main sanctuary, the Precinct of Amun-Re, the Temple of Khons, and several other structures. The main sanctuary is where the statue of the god Amun was kept, and it was only accessible to the pharaoh and high priests. Today, Karnak is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is an important tourist attraction in Egypt, attracting millions of visitors each year. It is widely regarded as one of the most remarkable achievements in ancient Egyptian architecture and art, providing insights into the religious beliefs and practices of the ancient Egyptians.

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple  The Temple of Luxor is a massive ancient Egyptian temple located on the east bank of the Nile River, in the city of Luxor, Egypt. The temple was built during the New Kingdom period, around 1400 BCE, by Amenhotep III and later expanded by other pharaohs, including Ramses II. It is dedicated to the Theban triad of gods: Amun, Mut, and their son, Khonsu. The Temple of Luxor served both as a religious and political center, where the pharaohs were crowned and other important rituals were held. The temple complex includes several sections and features, such as the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, the Courtyard of Ramses II, and the hypostyle hall, among others. The massive entrance pylon and the obelisks are also significant features of the temple. Today, the Temple of Luxor is a major tourist attraction in Egypt, visited by millions of people each year. It has also been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.