Discover Karnak Temple, the Sphinx Alley and Luxor Temple
Attractions & guided tours

Discover Karnak Temple, the Sphinx Alley and Luxor Temple

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Polish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the sanctuaries, kiosks, pylons and obelisks of Karnak
  • Marvel at a site that measures about 1.5km by 800m, large enough to contain about 10 cathedrals
  • Learn how the Kabash path was built to connect the Karnak temple to the Luxor Temple
What to expect

Go on a journey from Karnak Temple to walking the path of Ancient Egyptians and the Romans to Luxor Temple. You'll hear incredible stories, legends and history with an Egyptologist plus gasp at the sights you see.

Starting from meeting your guide, you'll travel to the Jewel of the Egyptian Temples, Karnak. You'll then understand with your own eyes why, as Amelia Edwards wrote, "This is a place that has been much written about and often painted, but of which no writing and no art can convey more than a dwarfed and pallid impression”. Explore its spectacular complex of sanctuaries, kiosks, pylons and obelisks, all dedicated to the Theban gods and Egypt’s Middle and New Kingdom rulers.

Next, experience the Kabash path, also known as Sphinx Alley, and learn how it was built to connect the vast Karnak temple to the Luxor Temple. Plus, you'll discover that the Ancient Egyptians walked along the path once a year with the statues of Amun, the central god, and his wife Mut in a symbolic re-enactment of the deities' marriage. The road was later used by the Romans and is believed to have been renovated by the Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra, who left her "cartouche" which is an inscribed hieroglyphic. The tour also includes a visit to Luxor Temple.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • Egyptologist
    • Entrances fee to the Karnak Temple, the Sphinx Alley and Luxor Temple
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-12)
    • Infants (age 0-4): free admission
    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator 48 hours prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
    • It is recommended for you to bring your sun hat, sunglasses, suncream, cameras, small bottles of water and casual clothing
    • The minimum number of adults required to book is two
    • The tour is available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Polish languages
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Travco Group for Tourism
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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