To visit beautiful Luxor is to be part of one of the oldest traditions. People have been touring this amazing Egyptian city since the ancient Greek and Roman eras. To have that kind of longevity there must be a remarkable draw, so it’s no wonder ... 

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February 2011

Sian Jordan and Ethan having a ball cruising up the nile

Doing what
5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Optional Private Guide

Karnak Temple

December 2009

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United Kingdom

Entrance to Karnak temple

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples

the name of Ramses II on one of the pillars

March 2014

he continued the building projects after his father Seti I died.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples

the entrance of the temple

March 2014

the entrance of the temple is lined with rams on either side. supposedly this ram road connected Karnak temple to Luxor temple 3 km away.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples

miniature of the temple complex

March 2014

my amazing tour guide explained some basic things first using this miniature replica of the temple site and them showed me the stuff one by one. he was very patient and let me take my time examining the temple.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples

the queen Hatshepsut with the goddess Hathor

March 2014

Hathor depicted as a very beautiful cow which was one of her forms being fed by the queen.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

the queen herself

March 2014

the queen herself depicted on the walls of the temple dressed as a Pharaoh with a dark body and a man's dress but she kept her face light to indicate she was a woman. they did not have a word for queen in their language so she made herself King and was depicted accordingly.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

Queen Hatshepsut temple

March 2014

Queen Hatshepsut got these trees from the land of Punt and planted them next to her temple. you can see the site of the ancient garden with the remains of the trees.

Doing what
Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

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September 2011

Lee on a felucca to the Lord Kitchen Botanical Garden in Aswan.

Doing what
5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Optional Private Guide

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September 2011

Youngsters were very curious about visitors at Kom Ombo temple. One of several stops during the cruise.

Doing what
5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Optional Private Guide

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September 2011

Boat going through one of the locks at Ensa on the Nile. Interesting process.

Doing what
5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Optional Private Guide

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September 2011

View from the deck of our boat. It was great to have the boat only 1/4 occupied. Seemed like all of the boats were suffering from a lack of tourists after the Egypt revolution. It is a great time to visit Egypt because of the lack of crowds.

Doing what
5-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Optional Private Guide

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