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55 hot air balloon rides draw crowds in Egypt’s Luxor Monday




According to Ahmed Aboud, the head of the Egyptian Federation of Hot Air Ballooning Companies in Luxor, on Monday, 55 hot air balloons transporting 1,500 tourists from various nations decorated the sky over Luxor.


Luxor is a city in southern Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile River. It is the capital of Luxor Governorate. you can visit the city known for its many ancient Egyptian temples and monuments with our Luxor day trips, including the Karnak Temple Complex, the Luxor Temple, and the Valley of the Kings. Luxor is also a popular tourist destination for its hot air balloon rides over ancient temples.


Luxor is a fascinating city with a rich history. It is a must-visit for anyone interested in ancient Egypt through our Egypt Christmas vacations.




Aboud stated in a statement quoted by MENA that the 55 rides above Luxor took place despite the sweltering heat now engulfing Egypt.


For visitors to Luxor, hot air balloon flights are a must-do since they offer a singular and fascinating viewpoint on the historical glories of the city with our Egypt trips.


Hot air balloon rides from Luxor provide guests with expansive views of the verdant agricultural fields and the magnificent temples of ancient Egypt, which are nestled among the mesmerizing Karnak and Luxor temple complexes and the tombs of the Valley of the Kings.


When compared to the same time last year, tourist arrivals to Luxor and Aswan during Egypt tour packages increased by 22% over the months of January through March.





Additionally, according to Tripadvisor's annual Travellers' Choice Awards, Luxor and Cairo were among the top tourist attractions in the world in 2022.


Ahmed Issa, Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, predicted that there will be 15 million visitors overall in 2023, a 28 percent increase in visitor arrivals.


Egypt's tourism sector was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.


As a result, there were much fewer visitors from 13.1 million in 2019 to 3.7 million the following year. Nevertheless, over the past two years, the sector has steadily recovered.


If you are looking for a unique and memorable Easter experience, then our Easter tour in Egypt is the perfect choice. With its rich history, culture, and scenery, Egypt has something to offer everyone.



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