Under Prosccessing.. Please Wait
Nile Cruisers Sitemap | Contact Us    
Ask & Call...
Home | About Us     
Egypt Destinations

- Cairo
- Alexandria
- Red Sea
- Sinai
- Aswan
- Luxor
- Western Desert (Oases)




Travel to Luxor and you will know why it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions? It is also commonly known as the world's largest open air museum. Luxor is built on and around the ancient site of Thebes. Tourists have been visiting the area since the Greco-Roman times, so you won't be the first! There are so many splendid temples and monuments to visit.

Luxor (Thebes) was the capital of Waset which is the seat of ancient Egypt. The city developed at early, and then Luxor was called as the (Epet), came to light when the Theban family was established. Rose to power as the residence of the Royal family, it also became the altar of worship to the God of Amon. Luxor was a part of the land site chosen for the burial of the rich and discerning citizens including the people in the royal line. The Place housing the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens was one of the richest region of the then Egypt. Nile gave it the necessary impetus to be the abode of the Royalties as the place is cooler compared to other places which share the scorching heat of the Sahara Desert.

Luxor was also the ideal place for boating along the Nile, providing entertainment fit for the Kings and easy to have guards patrol the grounds. Moreover this is the site which would provide the necessary fast and safe exit for the Royalties. Over the period the site Luxor had a loss of face when the Royal patronage ceased. The History of Luxor has given Luxor places like Temple of Karnak, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Tomb of Queen Nefertari, Temple of Amun, Valley of the Artisans, tombs of Tutankhamen and of Sons of Ramses II

Luxor is located to the south of Cairo 416 Miles, one of the most important tourist destination in Egypt, It is about 416 km2 and inhabitants reaches about 360, 503 inhabitant. The weather is rather hot in Summer time and fine in winter.

Today, Luxor is well equipped to accommodate tourists & to serve people from many countries that descend on this area of the Nile Valley every year.

Luxor Map

Luxor Sightseeing

Karnak Temple Luxor Temple Luxor Museum
The Valley of The Kings The Valley of the Queens Colossi of Memnon
Hatchepsut Temple Valley of the Nobles Tombs Dendera Temple
  Abydos Temple  

Luxor Gallery

Best cruiser of the month
Philae Oberoi Nile Cruise
Oberoi Philae sails every Wednesday 04 or 06 nights from Aswan & sails every Wednesday 04 ..

Why book with us?

  • Accredited by Egyptian Ministry of Tourism
  • In tourism since 1996
  • IATA member
  • Secured Online Payment
  • No Hidden Costs Policy
  • Expert destination knowledge
  • More departures than ever!
  • Flexibility to amend your trip
  •

  • Where I go?
  • When I start?
  • Do you sell tickets?
  • Nile Cruise holidays

    Explore And Experience The Exotic Culture And Landscape Of Egypt With

      Subscribe to receive nile cruises special offers!  

    Association Online Payment Join us
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Egyptian Travel Agents Association (ETAA) Ask & Call... Verified by National bank of Egypt, Visa and MasterCard Like us on Facebook RSS Call Skype Subscribe us on Youtube Follow us on Twitter Add us on Google+
    Home | Egypt Info | Movenpick Cruise | Egypt Packages | Luxury Nile Cruises | Other Nile Cruises | Special Offers | Our Broadcast
    Egypt Nile Cruises | Best Nile Cruises | Nile Cruises Gallery
    Nile Cruises Booking | | FAQ | Why book with us | Links | Guestbook | Terms & conditions | Sitemap | Contact Us | Blog
    Copyright © Nile Cruisers 2009 – 2017 |