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55 hot-air balloon flights operated Wednesday in Luxor

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 01:35 GMT

A total of 55 flying hot-air balloon flights carrying 1,400 tourists from around the world, operated on Wednesday.

Where to Spend Your Winter Break in Egypt

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 02:37 GMT

As Egypt is an all-year-round destination and is widely known for its warm climate during winter, we have gathered some of the best spots that you will definitely love for your winter break.

Luxor witnesses the solar alignment phenomenon on the Holy of Holies shrine at Karnak Temple on December 21

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 07:50 GMT

Luxor witnesses the solar alignment phenomenon on the Holy of Holies shrine at Karnak Temple on December 21

Luxor skies witness 25 hot air balloon flights carrying 550 tourists

Wed, 20 Dec 2023 - 12:38 GMT

The flights took off from the Western Mainland Airport in Luxor, Upper Egypt, under the supervision and supervision of navigator Zakaria Abdel Azim, director of the ground of the balloon airport in Luxor.

Korean ambassador discusses cooperation with Luxor Governorate

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 11:58 GMT

Korean Ambassador to Egypt Kim Yonghyon visited Upper Egypt's governorates of Luxor on 18 Decemeber to explore possible avenues for cooperation between Korea and the governorate of Luxor.

November 4 marks Luxor’s National Day

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 11:53 GMT

The National Day of Egypt’s Luxor Governorate falls on November 4.

Video: Floating hotel that capsized in Luxor has been inactive since 2010: Tourism Ministry

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 - 11:54 GMT

A floating tourist hotel that capsized and partially sank in Upper Egypt’s Luxor on Tuesday has been inactive since 2010, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said.

Western Luxor's hot air balloon rides halted for bad weather, strong wind

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 09:56 GMT

The civil aviation authority in western Luxor announced on Friday halting hot air balloon rides due to bad weather and strong winds to ensure safety of tourists.

KOICA aims at spreading Korean language education in Luxor

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 04:00 GMT

The workshop highlighted the result of the practical education curriculum for the students, which was introduced in the last event ‘Yala Maa Baad’ held on 24 April 2023 at Luxor.

In pics: Luxor skies witness 52 hot air balloon flights after 2-day hiatus due to bad weather

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 11:16 GMT

Luxor Governorate occupies an advanced rank in the classification of countries that operate in the balloon, as it occupies the third place in the world.

Hot-air balloon flights resume in Luxor after 4-day hiatus

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 10:06 GMT

A total of 45 balloons flew in the sky on Thursday morning, carrying more than 1100 tourists from around the world, amid a state of joy and happiness, Youm7 reported.

Hot-air balloon flights halted in Luxor for 3d day in row due to speed winds

Sat, 01 Apr 2023 - 10:56 GMT

Balloon flights are considered one of the most important adventure trips in the world, as Luxor is one of the most famous international cities in this field, due to its warm atmosphere and extensive preparations.

Queen of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant arrive in Luxor to visit monuments

Wed, 15 Mar 2023 - 01:16 GMT

Queen Matilda of Belgium, and Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant Province in Belgium, arrived at the historic Winter Palace Hotel in the Nile Corniche in Luxor, where Queen Elizabeth resided during her visit to Egypt in 1923.

Luxor skies witnesses 55 hot air balloon flights, carrying 1.5K tourists

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 02:56 GMT

A total of 55 hot air balloon flights took off in the western mainland skies of Luxor Saturday, carrying more than 1,500 tourists from around the world to enjoy the magic of nature and ancient Egyptian civilization.

Egypt opens tombs of Djehouty & Huri from the New Kingdom in Dra’ Abu El-Naga in Luxor

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt opens tombs of Djehouty & Huri from the New Kingdom in Dra’ Abu El-Naga in Luxor

Luxor skies witness 45 hot-air balloon flights, carrying 1.2K tourists

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 11:49 GMT

The flights on Saturday had the first adventure trip over the temples, pharaonic tombs, and the charming nature and the Nile River, two days after the cancellation of flights due to bad weather and wind speed.

Egypt announces discovery of the 1st complete residential city on the east bank of Luxor

Wed, 25 Jan 2023 - 12:51 GMT

Egypt announces the discovery of the 1st complete residential city on the east bank of Luxor.

Egypt announces the discovery of royal tomb in the Western Valley of Theban Mountain on Luxor’s West Bank

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 08:16 GMT

Egypt announces the discovery of royal tomb in the Western Valley of Theban Mountain on Luxor’s West Bank

In pics: Highlighting season of tomatoe drying in Egypt's Luxor

Sat, 31 Dec 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Egypt Today monitored a special magic that brings together workers to harvest tomatoes during the winter season, preparing them for cutting and drying on sawmills, and collecting them in sacks until they are prepared for export abroad.

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art celebrates its 47th launching anniversary on Dec. 12

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 11:11 GMT

The museum will also present lectures that shed light on the history of its establishment and the distinguished archaeological treasures it displays.

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