Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes. The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, it appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Luxor is from October to May
How To Reach
Book a Package Tour
181 Kms from Luxor
A historical city which takes you in to the depth of the history of Egypt.
297 Kms from Luxor
With tourism taking a hit due to recent incidents in North Africa, the resort town of Sharm-El-Sheikh has become one of the cheapest places in the world for diving. The mediterranean coastline is the gateway to some of the world's most gorgeous dive sites. Also dive-packages often include higher-end accommodation, which is a huge plus.
206 Kms from Luxor
E. Take a bus to Hurghada: Hurghada is a cute beach town on the Western side of the Sinai peninsula and is known for its junk and merry parties. Do take a trip around Ras Al Mohammad National park for sighting some dainty marine shoals and coral.