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Dahabeya Nile Cruises:

Nile Cruise aboard a DahabeyaDahabeya Trips from Esna to Aswan
• 6 days - 5 nights
• Departure any time, book in up to 10 days before
• Full board
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Sandal Nile Cruises:

Nile Cruise aboard a Small Dahabeya, called SandalSandal Trips from Luxor to Aswan
• Only 3 double cabins
• Full board
• Departure any time, book in up to 10 days before
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Lake Nasser Cruises:

Safari boat cruises on Lake Nasser• from Aswan or Abu Simbel
• 4 nights resp. 3 nights
• aboard a safari boat with only 6 double cabins!
• Nubian Temples
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Luxor West Bank - Excursions to the Environs

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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. Also for a retreat the desert is an ideal place.
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Western Desert, Khārga Oasis, Dunes of Dush
 Dunes at Dush southeast of Kharga close to the Desert Camp

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 sand dunes. Read more...

Sand dunes at the Dakhla Oasis

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



Dahabeya Nile Cruises from Luxor

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. Nile cruises are offered by suppliers with different routes and price ranges. The most elegant way to travel on the water is aboard a Dahabeya ("Golden Boat"). Read more...

Dahabeya Amina
 Dahabeya Amina



Lake Nasser Cruises from Aswan or Abu Simbel

When Lake Nasser was created as a result of the construction of the Aswan High Dam between 1958 and 1970, the relocation of the temples along its shores was necessary or they would have been submerged by its 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 winter time. Read more...

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

 



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 its 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.
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Great Temple of Abu Simbel
 Rock-Temple at Abu Simbel



Trips 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 to visit. 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.
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El-Kāb, Ptolemaic Hemi-speos
 Ptolemaic Hemi-speos in Elkab

Khnum Temple at Esna
 Khnum Temple at Esna



Trips to the Rock-Cut Tombs at Benī Hassan

Benī Hassan is situated in Middle Egypt, half-way between Luxor and Cairo. In 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 ...

Necropolis at Benī Hassan
 Rock-cut tombs at Benī Hassan



Trips to Dendera and Abydos

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

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



Our Service in Luxor

We organise trips to the mentioned sightings outside of Luxor. Also, we would like to arrange trips customised for you. Please contact us.



 
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