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Nile Cruise aboard a Dahabiya

Dahabiya Nile Cruises

• from Esna to Aswan
• 6 days - 5 nights
• Departures all year round
• max. 10 double cabins
• most exclusive way to travel

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Privately Owned Hotel for Sale, Luxor Westbank

Privately Owned Hotel for Sale, Luxor Westbank

• Centrally, quietly located in Gezira
• Plot more than 1,000 m²
• Llifetime licenses
• Excellent reviews

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Safari boat cruises on Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser Cruises

• from Aswan or Abu Simbel
• 4 nights resp. 3 nights
• green safari boat
• only 6 double cabins!
• Visit Nubian Temples

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Living in Luxor - Excursions to the Environs of Luxor

Dahabiya Nile Cruises from Luxor or Esna

As a guest of a swimming hotel, you will glide along the River Nile, the lifeline of Egypt, while the breathtaking scenery of the fertile Nile valley passes by. The most elegant and exclusive way to travel on the water is aboard a dahabiya ("golden one"). Our Nile cruises are offered by various suppliers with different prices and stops on the route. Read more ...

Dahabiya Amina
Nile Cruise on Dahabiya Amina

 



Lake Nasser Cruises from Aswan or Abu Simbel

Lake Nasser was created as a result of the construction of the Aswan High Dam between 1958 and 1970. Therefore, the relocation of the temples along its shores was necessary. Otherwise, they would have been submerged by the rising waters. Most of these Nubian temples are inaccessible by road and can just be visited by boat during a Lake Nasser cruise. However, Nubia, with its rare flora and fauna, is not only interesting for lovers of the ancient Egyptian culture but also for nature enthusiasts, especially during the wintertime. Read more ...

Safari boat - Private terrace
A suite of the safari boat that cruises on Lake Nasser

 



Oasis tours and desert trips from Luxor

You may choose between short trips and tours lasting several days or a couple of weeks. If you have just 3 days at your disposal, we recommend a desert trip to the Oasis of Kharga in the Western Desert. Kharga is famous for its impressive sights, most Roman. Read more ...

Western Desert, Khārga Oasis, Dunes of Dush
Dunes at Dush southeast of Kharga

If you have more time, we recommend a trip to the Dakhla Oasis. Let us take you to sites that span a time of 4500 years - from the Pharaonic Old Kingdom to the Early-Christian and the Roman period down to the present day - and of course, to the impressive dunes. Read more ...

Dunes at the Dakhla Oasis
Dunes at Dakhla

Four-by-four excursion at the dunes of Dakhla
Dunes at Dakhla

 



#DiscoverEsna Day Trips from Luxor

Most of you will know Esna's temple but Esna has so much more to offer like the old Caravanserai (Wakālat al-Jiddāwī), the Bakkūr oil press, the Fatimid Al-'Amriyya minaret, the wood-covered Al-Qīsāriyya market and several middle-class houses with gorgeous wooden balconies and elaborately decorated lintels from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Read more ...

Caravanserai in Esna
Caravanserai in Esna



Daytrips from Luxor to Elkab und Esna

Although Elkab and Esna are located on different banks of the River Nile, the two sites can be perfectly combined for a day trip. In Elkab, at the mouth of Wadi Hilal, rock-cut tombs and small temples are worth visiting. Remarkable are also the rock inscriptions which can be seen on the way between the temples. In Esna, there is Egypt's youngest temple with an impressive portico. Read more ...

El-Kāb, Ptolemaic Hemi-speos
Ptolemaic Hemi-speos in Elkab

Khnum Temple at Esna
Khnum Temple at Esna



Day Trips from Luxor to Dendera and Abydos

Two best preserved Ptolemaic temple complexes are situated in Dendera and Abydos north of Luxor. They are famous not only for their gorgeous reliefs but also for a couple of extraordinary depictions which seem not to fit the time of their origin: the Dendera Light and the Helicopter of Abydos. Read more ...

Temple of Hathor at Dendera
Temple of Hathor at Dendera

Temple of Seti I at Abydos
Temple of Seti I at Abydos



Trips from Luxor to Beni Hassan

Benī Hassan is situated in Middle Egypt, halfway between Luxor and Cairo. The 39 rock tombs belong to provincial rulers dating to the Middle Kingdom. The 4 most worth seeing are currently open to visitors. They are famous for their colourfully painted scenes of wrestling scenes, daily life, and military activities. Read more ...

Rock-cut tombs at Benī Hassan, © Olaf Tausch
Rock-cut tombs at Benī Hassan, © Olaf Tausch



Trips from Luxor to Abu Simbel

The twin temples at Abu Simbel were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. The complex was relocated in its entirety in the 1960s to avoid being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser.
En route to Abu Simbel, you should take your time to visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu and the dual Temples of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo. Read more ...

Great Temple of Abu Simbel
Rock-Temple at Abu Simbel



Our Service in Luxor


We organise trips to the mentioned sites outside of Luxor. Also, we arrange customised trips. Please contact us.

 
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