14 Top-Rated Things to Do in Luxor

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Top sights in Luxor

Luxor, located in southern Egypt, is a city rich in history and culture. Known as the "world's greatest open-air museum," Luxor is home to many top-rated attractions that you must add to your Egypt tours, there are many amazing sights and things to do, making it a must-visit destination for anyone looking for different Egypt day tours. From ancient ruins to modern delights, here are the 17 top-rated things to do in Luxor that is included in our Luxor day tours:

Luxor attractions

  • The famed tomb of Tutankhamun is located in the Valley of the Kings, which also serves as the final resting place for other pharaohs. Tourists may enjoy a guided tour of the valley and explore the tombs of some of ancient Egypt's most prominent kings while on their Egypt travel packages. Travelers from all over the world are drawn to Egypt by these incredible Egypt Classic tours to see its magnificence.
  • The Temple of Karnak is a must-see for everyone interested in include Egyptian religion and culture in your Egypt Luxury tours. It is one of Egypt's most spectacular temple complexes. Tourists may join one of the temple's unique Egypt budget tours to view the stunning columns and statues that depict Egypt's history.
  • For individuals who are interested in ancient Egyptian religion and culture, the Temple of Luxor, which is devoted to the deity Amun, is a significant location that depicts Egypt's past. What do you think about stopping over  a day to go on a hot air balloon ride in Luxor once your historical tour is over?
  • The Luxor Museum is home to a variety of antiquities that chronicle Luxor's lengthy history. Do not pass up the chance to reserve your spots with us on one of our Egypt budget tours to learn more about the legendary pharaohs of Egypt. Visitors may find more about the city's historic past and view some of the most significant relics from the region.
  • The Ramesseum: This temple is dedicated to Pharaoh Ramesses II and is a unique historical part in our Egypt spiritual tours for those interested in ancient Egyptian religion and culture. All this historical information about Egypt in the pharaonic era will be relevant during your Egypt trips.
  • The Colossi of Memnon: These two massive statues are located in the West Bank of Luxor, you can use your time in Luxor and take a day in Luxor west bank tour.
  • The Mummification Museum: This museum is home to a collection of mummies and artifacts that tell the story of ancient Egyptian funerary practices. Visitors during their Egypt adventure tours can learn about the process of mummification and see some of the best-preserved mummies from the area.

Things to Do in Luxor

  • The Luxor Balloon provides sweeping views of the city and its surroundings on a hot air balloon journey. Tourists can take a ride for their amazing luxor excursions at sunrise or sunset. If you want to experience additional activities while travelling, check out our Aswan day excursions, where you may enjoy nile cruises tours.
  • The Luxor Sound and Light Show is an evening performance that features a stunning display of lights and music that narrates the history of Luxor. At the Luxor Temple or the Karnak Temple, guests may view the performance.
  • The Nefertari Tomb is a tomb in the Valley of the Queens that honours the illustrious queen Nefertari.
  • The Tomb of Seti I is a monument in the Valley of the Kings honouring Pharaoh Seti I.
  • Anybody interested in the religion and culture of ancient Egypt should visit the Medinet Habu Temple, which is dedicated to the god Amun.
  • On the West Bank of Luxor lies a community known as Deir el-Medina.

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A variety of tours to all areas of Egypt are available through Egypt Online Tour, from Alexandria and the Mediterranean in the north to Aswan in the south. Browse our Egypt travel packages to choose among Egypt Classic tours, Luxury and Budget tours, and Egypt day tours according to your interest and budget. You can complete your Egypt Easter tours to the Red Sea by visiting the most important cities such as Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, and El Gouna. You will enjoy our Egypt trips like a baby finds his favorite toy.


Abu Simbel Sun Festival Tour

Abu Simbel Sun Festival Tour

The Abu Simbel Sun Festival is a bi-annual festival that takes place at the splendid shrine of Ramses II in the south of Egypt. On 2 days of the year, the main part of the shrine is lightened by the sun. For a brief span of time as the sun completely lines up with the generally masked interior, light is shed on the seated figurines of Ramses II (pharaoh), Ra (sun god), and Amun (king of the gods). Only the figurine of Ptah stays in the shadows. This festival has been taking place for more than 3,200 years. Domestic tourists, international travelers, and locals gather before sunrise to see the lighting as the sun rises & cuts through the shadows of the shrine’s inner compartment. To get to the heart of the temple tourists must first stroll through the remarkable entrance with its grandiose façade of colossal figurines. You will arrive at the grand hall enclosed by 2 treasury rooms & through to the Hypostyle Hall with adorned pillars & bas-reliefs embellishing the walls. A second pillared lobby guide to the sanctuary where the 4 sculptures are seated & the crowd stands two people deep from the exterior walls to let the sun get through the interior.
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Hot Air Balloon Tour in Luxor

Hot Air Balloon Tour in Luxor

Hot air balloon tour in Luxor with us at Egypt Online Tour is one of the most exciting ways to relish the charm of Luxor. With an early morning hot air balloon tour you will get a chance to take delight in viewing the rising sun while floating up in the clouds. Moreover, when the sun light touches the splendid temples, the sight is completely fascinating.
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Submarine Tour in Hurghada

Submarine Tour in Hurghada

Do you want to explorethe underwater life of Hurghada in an exciting way? Then we at Egypt Online Tour have brought you a 2 hours tour in Hurghada through SINDBAD SUBMARINE. Our Tour guide will pick you from your hotel in Hurghada and take you on a fabulous underwater tour for 2 hours through Sindbad Submarine. This tour will allow you to explore the magnificent marine life of the Red Sea. The Sindbad Submarine is the only submarine in the Middle East that carries 44 passengers and has a crew of two pilots. The submarine descends to a depth up to 22 meters so that you can discover a wide variety of coral reefs and colorful fishes!
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St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep

St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep

Egypt has several gems hidden within its shadow and the Saint Catherine Monastery and the colored canyon are two among them. This tour designed by us at Egypt Online Tour lets you explore these two miraculous sites in the most amazing way. Early in the morning our representative will pick you from your hotel and take you to a tour to discover the top highlights of Sinai desert by a modern jeep.The tour will begin with a drive towards the Saint Catherine Monastery that is located in the heart of the Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters. The importance of this place according to the tradition is that Moses saw the bush on fire which did not burn up here. The place lies in the foot hills of Gable Moses or Mount Sinai. And it is also believed that Moses received the tables of the law with the Ten Commandments inscribed at the summit of the Mount Sinai.
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Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria

Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria

Your Egypt online Tour guide will be waiting inside the Alexandria Port for you. They will be holding a sign showing your name. You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your guides will give you full attention. Once in the car, your guide will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.
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Dinner cruise on the Nile

Dinner cruise on the Nile

Relish a dinner cruise on the Nile River aboard one of our stylish cruising eateries sailing the globe’s lengthiest watercourse. Travelers can expect top-notch services throughout their dinner cruise; cruising past Cairo’s lightened up skyline while you relish your sumptuous dinner. After that there are live entertainments to be enjoyed. You will truly enjoy classic belly-dancing & folklore shows performed by local artists.
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