Luxor Egypt – Extraordinary Experience in 2022

The Wonders Of Luxor Egypt

Luxor means in Arabic “ The Palaces ” and during ancient times used to be known as “ The megacity of Hundred Doors “. It’s considered by numerous to be the globe’s topmost open-air gallery for the fact that on an area of 417 sq km( 161 sq mi) lies some of the most majestic tabernacles similar as the Valley of the king, the Karnak tabernacle, Queen Hatshepsut tabernacle, Luxor tabernacle that holds some of the most extraordinary remains and vestiges.

Beautiful caucasian woman enjoying a tour to the Hatshepsut Temple in Egypt.
Beautiful woman enjoying a tour to the Hatshepsut Temple in Luxor

What is The Location of Luxor?

Luxor is located in the south of Upper Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile River, and part of the ancient megacity of Thebes. Luxor was considered to be a veritably important megacity in Egypt’s old area and the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom. The megacity has millions of callers from all over the world to witness this inconceivable wonder. The megacity still has an active population of over half a million people that depend nearly entirely on tourism.

Climate of Luxor

The climate in Luxor is fairly sunny and hot with an average temperature of 40 C( 104 F) in the summer, and 22 C(71.6 F) in winter, The city has millions of guests from all over the world to witness the fantastic wonders within the divine city.

The History of Luxor – Ancient Thebes

The history of Luxor shows us that the city had a deeply religious nature as it was known to be the city of Amun and latterly in Egypt new area as the megacity of the gods where the Karnak temple is the sanctioned place for deification as each god had a sanctum-suchlike Amun– Re, Mut and numerous further. The significance of the megacity grows in the morning of the 11th dynasty during the early middle area leading to the new area where the megacity came the capital and a universal mecca for all the political, religious, and military aspects in Ancient Egypt.

Luxor Temple - Luxor Egypt
Luxor Temple

From the 18th to the 20th Dynasty, numerous lords and Queens established numerous temples to recognize the gods as king Amenhotep the third constructed the temple of the deity Amon, his consort the goddess Mut and their son Khonsu the moon good A.K.A Luxor temple in the late 18th dynasty, soon the power of Amon grow stronger as he was intermingled with the sun God Ra to Form Amun- RA who was worshipped in his temple in the Karnak Complex.

During the new area, a new set of constructions took place as numerous lords and Queens asked to eternalize their heritage as it came a custom for any king or queen during the new area to be buried there as it holds 20 royal sepultures similar as the grave of Ramses the great, Tutankhamen, Thutmose III, Nefertiti and numerous further. Luxor is relatively notorious for the noble temple of Hatshepsut which reflects the true cultural design and classical armature of that period. One of the last characters to add commodities new to the city was Alexander the Great as a determinedness sanctuary of him was added to the Luxor temple.

Luxor Today In The Modern Era

The ancient Egyptian nature of Luxor hasn’t changed indeed when the Greek, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic Eras came to Luxor and numerous churches and mosques were constructed near or indeed on some of the temples, Luxor still remained a window to Ancient Egyptian History. The city of Luxor with all its monuments was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 and it keeps surprising us with new discoveries every single day.

the colossi of memnon - Luxor Egypt
the colossi of Memnon – Luxor

What to do in Luxor Egypt – Luxor Tours and Excursions

Explore Luxor Tours’ uncountable adventures, start with the East bank tour visiting Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple, also enjoy the West bank tour visiting Valley Of The Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the Colossi of Memnon, enjoy a hot air balloon ride in the morning. Take in Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan visiting Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Esna while enjoying the beautiful view of the Nile along the way, or spend a day in Cairo visiting The Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykreinus, the Sphinx, the Egyptian museum, Old Cairo also go shopping in Khan El Khalili, or a trip to Aswan visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam and Abu Simple Temples.

All these tours are assured to add something memorable to your tours in Luxor with EZ Tour Egypt.

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FAQ

The entire country of Egypt deserves to be seen with its every divine detail but there are places that must be seen similar as the exciting Hurghada’s red ocean, The prodigies of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the sensations of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the marvels of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The phenomena of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey’s Pillar and Alexandria Library.

 
 

The entire country of Egypt deserves to be explored in its stunning detail, but there are places that must be seen above all else such as the breathtaking Red Sea of ​​Hurghada, the wonders of Cairo, the pyramids Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan El Khalili Market, the wonders of Luxor such as the Valley of the Kings, the temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut, and the wonders of Aswan such as the temple of Abu Simbel, the temple of Phileus, the Obelisk unfinished and wonders of Alexandria such as the Citadel of Qaitbat, the Pillar of Pompey, and the Library of Alexandria. Learn about the best places to visit in Egypt.

If you want to apply for a 30-day visa on arrival, you must be one of the eligible countries, hold a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining, and pay $25 USD in cash, for a 30-day visa you Must Have a passport valid for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the visa fee and then print the visa to present later to the border guard at the airport. You may also be one of the lucky ones to get a free 90-day visa. Learn more about Egypt’s travel visa.
 

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

Egypt is a big country with a rich civilization and always welcomes travelers from all over the globe at any time. Egypt is now one of the best tourist countries to have a great vacation, check Egypt’s last updates regarding the tourism sector and you will find great efforts in the last few years.

Our price cost for a vacation in Egypt starts from 350 USD  which is the lowest price you will find in the market.

 

 

 
 

Our Egypt packages vacation ideas include tours to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria. We offer 5 days Cairo and Luxor tour package, 6 days Cairo and Nile cruise tour, 6 days Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan package, and many more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wich, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tips to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. No less than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them a few Egyptian pounds is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you’re provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

There are many touristic areas in Egypt where special concerns are not necessary; however, in less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish, read more about The Best Traditional Egyptian Food

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas, new years eve, and Easter.

 

There are many reasons to book your trip through EZ TOUR EGYPT. We are unique in the fact that we will customize your holiday to meet your needs. Having vast experience of the various Nile cruises available, single, couples and groups catered for, all tailored to suit your needs in Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, and the Red Sea Riviera. Each member of our team is experienced, qualified and knowledgeable in their field, providing you with accurate information on Egypt’s magnificent history and achievements that have captured the imagination of the world ever since.

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