Royal tombs, towering religious monuments, even an indigenous village. It is no question Luxor finds alone on most travellers’ Egypt itinerary.
It’s a short flight from Hurghada Airport. If you’re just right here for your hardcore historical past (and we salute you), you can journey from Cairo directly to Luxor in an hour by airplane. You can vacation by teach much too, but this will get most of the working day – until you journey on a Sleeper Train.
Luxor is bustling with so significantly historic Egyptian architecture, it is nicknamed the ‘open-air museum’. You are going to possibly want to invest a working day exploring the East Lender (of the Nile) and a day discovering the West Lender.
On the East Bank, you’ll obtain the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple, which are connected collectively by the Avenue of the Sphinxes. There is also the Luxor Museum.
The West Bank of Luxor is household to the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens AND the Colossi of Memnon (suitable?) Really don’t worry nevertheless, they are effectively in just driving distance of one a different.
Pressed for time (and acquired much too significantly integrity to just contact in unwell for operate and rebook your flights?) You can take up the entire of Luxor on a warm air balloon experience.