Luxor Excursions | Activities & Things to do

Day tours, Trips, Excursions in Luxor east and west bank tour, trip to Aswan, Luxor to Abu Simbel tour. Guided tour to Luxor from Cairo, tours to Luxor from Hurghada, Safaga. Daily tours in Luxor to valley of the kings, Qeens' valley, Kranark temple, Luxor temple.

The great processional way in Luxor temple

Luxor East and West bank day tour

8 Hours
Pick up: 08:00 AM

price £82

A beautiful tomb in Valley of the kings

Luxor West bank private tour

8 Hours
Pick up: 08:00 AM

price £82

Hot air balloon rides in Luxor

Hot Air Balloon Ride

2:30 Hours
Pick up: 05:00 AM

price £66

Hot-air balloon tour in Luxor

One package: hot air balloon with Luxor full day tour

1 Days
Pick up: 05:00 AM

price £148

Memnon Colossus, Luxor

Luxor Day Tour

9 Hours
Pick up: 08:00 AM

price £82

Ramses II temple at Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel and Aswan 2 Days Tour

2 Days
Pick up: 05:00 AM

price £328

Excursion to Alexandria Fort Qait Bay

Nile Cruise Pyramids Alexandria 5 Days Tour Package

7 Days
Pick up: 08:00 AM

price £902

Hathor headed columns

Dendera Abydos Day Tour from Luxor

13 Hours
Pick up: 05:00 AM

price £123

Top Attractions in Luxor

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Planning Your Luxor Visit

What to do in Luxor

Luxor is famous for its ancient Egyptian sightseeing and beautiful pharaohs’ tombs. You can spend days exploring Valley of the Kings or Valley of the Queens. At night a good practice is to walk in the city, visit beautifully lit up Luxor temple or watch Sound & Light show at Karnak temple.

Things to do in Luxor at night

Luxor at night becomes a very beautiful city full of life. The main night attraction of Luxor is situated in the middle of the city right in front of corniche of the Nile. Walk inside lit up Luxor temple and then follow the sphinx avenue to reach Karnak temple where you can watch Sound & Light show.

Luxor itinerary

One of the most popular Luxor itinerary is an overnight stay with morning Hot-Air balloon ride over Luxor’s valleys and temples. Explore Valley of the kings with king Tut tomb, visit queen Hatshepsut temple and Memnon Colossi, discover Karnak temples. At night walk along oriental bazaars and local markets. In the early morning on sunrise over Luxor take the most exciting trip of your life hot-air balloon ride.

How many days in Luxor

Luxor is a unique city full of ancient Egyptian sights, since ancient times it was named a city of million temples. How many days to spend in Luxor depends on what you want to see first, how many days you can allow to explore the city and what are you interested in more. If you want to explore just temples one day tour may be enough, if you are eager to discover tombs in the Valley of the kings and Valley of queens then 2-3 days may be needed.

Karnak temple

Karnak temple is one of the main city’s attractions. Millions of tourists visit this temple every day. Karnak temple is not just a temple, inside its premises you will easily find other smaller, but not less known, temples. Open air museum with its beautiful and unique chapels has recently been added to the exposition inside the Karnak complex.

Luxor temple hours

Luxor temple is one of a few temples in Luxor that opens in the early morning at 6 am and remains opened until late night when it is beautifully lit up.

Good to know
  1. Egyptian visa is required for your Luxor holidays, tours and excursions. Visa can be obtained upon arrival in Luxor airport, it costs 25$. You get visa for every passport even if you have a new born baby.
  2. Always take a bottle of water with you while on a tour in Luxor.
  3. Always take documents with you while in a tour in Luxor: passport, id card.
  4. It is cold and windy in Luxor in winter in early hours, while extremely hot in spring and summer, dress accordingly for your day tours and excursions.
  5. Egyptian pound is the main country currency. Other currencies like US dollars, Euros and British sterling pounds are accepted in touristic areas, bazaars and local markets.
  6. Luxor is safe to travel to and to move around the city on your own.
  7. Taxi services are not well developed in Luxor, instead you can take a horse-drawn carriage to show you around, bargain before getting on.
  8. Friday is official day of in Egypt. All public places close during Friday pray.
  9. Touristic sights in Luxor work every day without holidays and public days off. Temples open mainly from 06:00 am to 16:00 pm, museums until 8:00 pm.
  10. The best evening activity in Luxor is Karnak sound & Light show tour.
  11. Luxor temple is opened during evenings and very beautifully lit up.
  12. Sphinx Avenue from Luxor to Karnak temple can be taken now as a walking tour, the road is 2.7 km long.

FAQs

Can you do a day trip from Luxor to Aswan?

Yes, you can do a private tour from Luxor to Aswan by road, or take a train to reach Aswan.

What is the big attraction near Luxor?

There are several big attractions near Luxor, one of the best known is Abydos and the temple of Seti I.

How many days do I need in Luxor?

A stay of minimum of two days is advised for your Luxor holiday to cover the main sights and do some optional activities.

Is night sleeper train to Luxor good?

Yes, it is a modern comfortable train with all conditions and a private toilet in each cabin. It serves dinner and breakfast.

How can I go to Luxor from Cairo?

There are several ways to go to Luxor from Cairo: by plane, by night sleeper train or by a public bus.

How far is Luxor from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo and Luxor is about 660 km.