Unveil the Mysteries of the Past at Karnak Temple’s Sound and Light Show

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Karnak Temple Complex, Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
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0 - 3 Hours


Up to 2 days

Group Size

12 people


Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

About this activity

When the sun sets over Luxor, a remarkable transformation takes place within the ancient precincts of Karnak Temple. As daylight gives way to the embrace of twilight, Karnak Temple comes to life in a dazzling spectacle of lights, sounds, and stories. This is the renowned Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple, an enchanting journey that transcends time and transports you to the heart of ancient Egypt.

A Captivating Experience

The Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple is a captivating experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history, myths, and legends of one of Egypt’s most iconic temples. Karnak Temple, dedicated to the god Amun, is a sprawling complex of awe-inspiring structures, colossal statues, and sacred sanctuaries. This show breathes life into the stone giants and brings forth the spirits of pharaohs and gods who once walked these hallowed grounds.

Historical Narration

As you sit beneath the starlit sky, the monumental structures of Karnak Temple are illuminated by a soft glow. The evening begins with a compelling historical narration that unfolds the temple’s remarkable history. You’ll discover the significance of each colossal statue, the purpose of every obelisk, and the tales etched in hieroglyphics on the temple walls. The vivid light projections and evocative music create a sensory experience that transports you back in time.

Mythical Tales

The show weaves mythical tales of gods and pharaohs, taking you on a mesmerizing journey through Egypt’s ancient past. You’ll witness the great pharaohs and their divine counterparts in spectacular visual displays that dance across the temple’s imposing columns. These captivating portrayals breathe life into the myths and legends that have fascinated generations.

Spectacular Setting

The Sound and Light Show takes place in the awe-inspiring setting of Karnak Temple. The grandeur of the past meets the beauty of the present as the temple’s massive pillars and statues become canvases for the visual storytelling. The reflection of the lights on the Sacred Lake adds to the enchantment, creating an ambiance that is nothing short of magical.



  • Get lost in captivating tales of Karnak Temple's history. Learn about its secrets and architectural wonders through an engaging narration.
  • Step into the world of ancient Egyptian gods and pharaohs. The show brings these legends to life with stunning visuals.
  • Marvel at the grandeur of Karnak Temple illuminated by mesmerizing lights. The colossal pillars and statues create a magical atmosphere for your experience.


  • Your ticket covers entry to the Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show.
  • Hassle-free transfers to and from your Luxor accommodation.
  • Your ticket includes the essentials, but any personal expenses like souvenirs or extra purchases are on you.
  • Meals and drinks aren't part of the package. You're free to dine at local Luxor restaurants before or after the show.



Frequently asked questions

We recommend bringing comfortable footwear and a light jacket, especially during cooler months. You might also want to have your camera ready to capture the magical moments.

Please be ready at your designated pickup location at least 10 minutes before and after the scheduled time. This ensures a smooth departure and allows for any unforeseen delays.

There is no strict age limit, but keep in mind that the show involves walking and standing. It's generally suitable for all ages, but parents should decide based on their child's ability to enjoy the experience.

Tripods are not allowed during the show as they can obstruct the view for other guests. You can take handheld photos to capture the incredible atmosphere.

Activity's Location

Karnak Temple Complex, Karnak, Luxor, Egypt


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