Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temples



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The Karnak Sound and Light Show is a mesmerizing experience that brings the dramatic history of ancient Thebes to life. Here’s what you can expect from this captivating show:

**Show Highlights:**

– **Hotel or Nile Cruise Pickup:** Your evening adventure begins with a pickup from your Nile Cruise or hotel in Luxor.

– **Enchanting Storytelling:** The show is a poetic and dramatic retelling of the history of ancient Thebes and the Karnak Temple complex. Through haunting music, sound effects, and ancient voices, the achievements of great Pharaohs and the treasures of this magnificent city are narrated.

– **Walk Through the Temple Complex:** As you walk through the temple complex, you’ll be immersed in the history and culture of Thebes. The show incorporates the voices of Pharaohs who share stories of their fascinating lives. You’ll learn about the birth of the Karnak Temple and the heroic feats of both Pharaohs and the god Amun.

– **Illuminated Ruins:** As the sun sets, the Karnak Temple complex is dramatically illuminated, creating a mystical atmosphere. The ruins come to life with lights, and the show is well-presented for an enchanting experience.

– **Historical Narration:** The show covers more than 2,000 years of history, including the contributions of rulers like Tutankhamun, Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and Greek and Roman rulers.

– **Comfortable Attire:** While the show is suitable for all ages, it’s important to note that the ground around Karnak Temple can be uneven. Therefore, it’s recommended to wear comfortable, flat walking shoes.

– **Return to Your Accommodation:** After the show concludes, you’ll be transferred back to your Nile Cruise or hotel in Luxor.

The Karnak Sound and Light Show is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the history and grandeur of ancient Thebes and the remarkable Karnak Temple complex. It’s a captivating and otherworldly experience that combines storytelling, music, and dramatic lighting to transport you back in time to this ancient city.

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  • Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor and return.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • All service charges & taxes.


  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.
  • Tipping.

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The Karnak Temple Complex is indeed a magnificent archaeological site located on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt. It comprises a vast collection of temples, chapels, pylons, and other structures dedicated to various deities. The name "Karnak" is derived from the Arabic word "al-Karnak," which means "fortified village," referring to the nearby modern village of El-Karnak. The Karnak Temple Complex is one of the most significant religious and historical sites in Egypt and the world. It played a central role in the religious and political life of ancient Egypt and was continuously expanded and modified by various pharaohs over many centuries. Today, it stands as a testament to the grandeur and architectural achievements of ancient Egyptian civilization.

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