The Valley of the kings is considered as a valley in Upper Egypt where the Pharaohs of the new kingdom buried for almost 500 years, from the 16th to 11th century before Christ, its rock-cut tombs were cut into the pharaohs mountain.
Luxor temple is dedicated to the renewal of sovereignty; it may have been where several of the Kings of Egypt were crowned in fact (as in the example of Alexander the Great who declared he was crowned at Luxor but may never have traveled south of Memphis.
Karnak Temple is a huge open-air temple complex which is believed to be the second most visited historical place in Egypt. Giza Pyramids in Cairo is the only site to compete with the Karnak Temple, it contains four main parts and the largest part is the only one that is open to the public.
The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at the area known now as Deir El-Bahari is actually one of the most remarkable temples in Egypt. The architect who constructed this temple found his inspiration for the design from another neighboring mortuary temple of Neb-Hept-Re of the 12th Dynasty.
The two gigantic statues portray King Amenhotep III seated and having his hands resting on his knees facing East towards the Nile River, Another two figures but shorter in size –for his wife Tiye and his mother Mutemwiya- are sculptured at the front throne near his legs, and a scene for Hapi, the Nile god is carved at the side panels.
Dendera Temple was constructed as Greco-Roman temples in shape and nowadays the modern town is built on the ancient site of tentyra which means a Divine Pillar and known with that name during the Greek time.
Medinet Habu is the necropolis of western Thebes (Luxor nowadays) in Upper Egypt. Ramses III built the enclosure walls of the mortuary temple which was dedicated to the god Amon, the temple is inscribed with scenes of Ramses III battles against the Libyans, Nubians, and the Sea People. and also religious scenes for god Amon, a royal palace was adjacent at the south of the open court of this temple on the east side, this is where dwellings and priests’ lay on either side of the temple.
Luxor Museum is considered one of the most important places that contain the most famous selection of ancient traces, which advisedly select for excellence over capacity guaranteeing a really exceptional tour to Egypt's majestic ancient history.
You will use the facilities of Luxor International Airport in the arrival or departures during your Egypt Travel Packages or Egypt Day Tours with our services in Cairo Top Tours, or even while having a Nile Cruise Tour in Egypt.