Trips in Luxor – East Bank

Landmap of Luxor East

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The Temple of Karnak

The temple complex of Karnak


Type: Temple complex

Built: between 2000 BC and 300 AD

Builder: Various pharaohs of the 12th to last dynasty as well as several Roman emperors

Consecrated to: Various Gods


The temple complex in Karnak is the largest in Egypt and is located about 2 km north of the city center on the Nile. The oldest buildings of the complex date back more than 4,000 years. During the Roman era, the temples were constantly expanded and rebuilt. The total size of the complex is spread over 30 hectares, with a myriad of sacred places waiting for visitors. Partly small and covert, partly really impressive, such as the large colonnade, in which 134 columns were distributed over an area of 103 × 53 meters, which are more than 22 meters high. Many parts of this temple complex are still very well preserved today.

More informations about this place can be found at Wikipedia.


Distance from Luxor-West Bank:

Road: With motorboat and car about 25 minutes, with car only about 40 minutes

Booking-ID: L0086


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The Temple of Luxor

The temple of Luxor


Type: Temple

Built: between 1458 and 1213 BC

Builder: 18. dynasty: Hatschepsut, Amenophis III, Tutanchamun, Haremhab, 19. dynasty: Ramses II

Consecrated to: Amun, Mut, Chons


In 2 km distance from the Karnak temple complexes and connected with these by an avenue of sphinxes stands right in the center of Luxor right on the east bank of the Nile of the Luxor Temple. Its construction dates back more than 3500 years. The temple, like the entire Karnak complex, is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

More informations about this place can be found at Wikipedia.


Distance from Luxor-West Bank:

Road: With Motorboat about 12 minutes, with car about 40 minutes

Booking-ID: L0085


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The Luxor Museum

The Luxor Museum


Type: Museum


The Luxor Museum houses exhibits from the Thebes West region and the surroundings of Luxor. Among them are the tomb deposits of the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, also from the tomb of Tutankhun Amun. The reconstruction of an 18-meter-long wall from the reign of Echn’Aton, whose remains were used after the end of his reign as a filling material for a pylon in Karnak. On it are rare scenes from the life of the royal family from this time to see.

More informations about this place can be found at Wikipedia.


Distance from Luxor-West Bank:

Road: With motorboat and car about 20 minutes, with car only about 40 minutes

Booking-ID: L0083


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The Mumification Museum

The Mumification Museum


Type: Museum


Mummy Ramses II Egyptian Museum Cairo

The Mumification Museum is also located on the east side of the Nile, not far from the Luxor Temple. Here you will learn everything about ancient Egyptian procedures for the preservation of the dead.

More informations about this place can be found at Wikipedia.


Distance from Luxor-West Bank:

Road: With motorboat and car about 15 minutes, with car only about 40 minutes

Booking-ID: L0084


The Old Winter Palace Hotel

The Old Winter Palace Hotel


Type: Hotel


Another special highlight in Luxor is the “Old Winter Palace” hotel. Built in 1886, the 5-star Luxushotel has hosted many foreign heads of state, kings and famous personalities. It is located right next to the Luxur Temple and was also the site of the novel “Death on the Nile” by Agatha Christie – as well as the location of the movie some years later. The “Old Winter Palace” is a source of absolute luxury where you Old Winter Palace can of course choose whether you want to enjoy this luxury only for a few hours at the bar or on the terrace or whether you want to enjoy this fabulous place with its enchanting gardens for a long time Home.

Our offer includes a visit to the hotel and does not include a room reservation.


Distance from Luxor-West Bank:

Road: With motorboat about 12 minutes, with car only about 40 minutes

Booking-ID: L0080


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