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Inside Background
Luxor’s prime attraction to tourists is in the multitude of architectural...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
 H & S  in Egypt in general is viewed as unnecessary by most of the...
Last edited: June 04, 2011
The city of Luxor was originally the site of the 4000 year old city Thebes (the...
Last edited: October 30, 2016
To get a feel of Luxor before you travel there or just to see it through the...
Last edited: January 01, 2010
Even the winter months in Egypt can reach temperatures of up to 80 degrees, so...
Last edited: January 30, 2012
A Balloon flight over the West Bank Traveller Articles should NOT be adverts...
Last edited: September 14, 2014
Arabic can be a complex and tricky language to master, however it is fairly...
Last edited: August 22, 2014
When in Luxor, it is important to drink plenty of bottled water to keep up your...
Last edited: June 13, 2011
The official exchange rate can be found here https://www.banqu... Below is a...
Last edited: May 26, 2013
Overview This guide has been written using information from the UK Foreign and...
Last edited: May 26, 2013
 Links to Government sites that issue Travel advice to their residents...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
Maps 
LUXOR - Maps of the area showing hotels, restaurants, some local tour...
Last edited: December 12, 2011
After collecting the opinions of TA members since the 17th of February 2008...
Last edited: February 04, 2015
  This inside page is meant as to give new visitors a heads up in order to be...
Last edited: October 25, 2016
There are a number of small to medium supermarkets in Luxor that sell both...
Last edited: January 08, 2010
In many hotels in Luxor, going out the front entrance can be a nightmare for...
Last edited: February 25, 2016
Some of the reviews that are read often give an image of the Egyptian people...
Last edited: July 19, 2009
Overview It is a very common occurrence when in Luxor to be invited to a family...
Last edited: May 26, 2013
Inside Transportation
A passport and a visa are necessary to gain entrance into Egypt. A renewable...
Last edited: May 26, 2013
There are several ways to get from place to place in Luxor.  Firstly, as most...
Last edited: December 14, 2015
TAXIS You certainly don’t need to rent a self drive car in Luxor and indeed...
Last edited: May 26, 2013
COMPLETE GUIDE TO SAVING MONEY BY DRIVING TO LUXOR FROM HURGHADA! Whilst in...
Last edited: November 18, 2015
Inside Things to Do
Use a local tour company.  They are up to 50% cheaper for the same trips as...
Last edited: May 28, 2013
Luxor is pretty centrally situated in Egypt, and people therefore come from all...
Last edited: June 04, 2011
Traveling with children in Luxor can be tiring but also very rewarding.  Keep...
Last edited: May 26, 2008
    Tips for Egypt When changing your English pounds into Egyptian pounds make...
Last edited: October 21, 2015
As “the greatest open air museum,” Luxor offers a myriad of attractions for...
Last edited: October 30, 2016
Luxor Temple Inside the temple on the left side you will find 3 Statues of...
Last edited: December 08, 2006
Shopping in Luxor can be a dusty affair, as passing traffic tends to stir up...
Last edited: August 19, 2006
   This is being written for the UK tourist - other nationalities may have...
Last edited: May 24, 2011
An interest in the First Intermediate Period is needed to get much from a visit...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Luxor is changing to 'enhance' the tourist experience. - One of the noticeable...
Last edited: July 02, 2011
On the East side of the road, in the hillside, there are 4 main tombs to go...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Gibel Silsila also has another name, Khenu, which apparently means ‘Place of...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
This museum is reached from inside Karnak Temple itself. You are required to...
Last edited: February 17, 2013
 As from July 2013 increase Prices in EGP (LE)   Abu Simbel 100 Temple Of...
Last edited: July 23, 2013
 It seems that a lot more people are seeing it at night just before the sun...
Last edited: May 28, 2013
More correctly, the Temple of Rameses III at Medinat Habu, it is renowned for...
Last edited: December 21, 2012
Since the convoys on the Luxor to Aswan or Aswan to Luxor have ceased you are...
Last edited: August 05, 2014
City of the Ancients... Westbank with it's necropolis... everywhere you go, you...
Last edited: December 13, 2010
About 40km along the road from Edfu to Marsa Allam via Eastern Desert       The...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
This temple can be seen from the Village of the workmen but few people go up to...
Last edited: July 03, 2011
This temple is not often visited - not sure why no-one goes. This is just a...
Last edited: July 02, 2011
This site has a temple dating back to Dynasty V in the Old Kingdom. This temple...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Short to do list: 1.Upgrade to a room with Nile view if possible, negotiate...
Last edited: September 23, 2016
Trip Reports, Holiday Blogs, & Egypt Photos.   This page contains links to...
Last edited: September 21, 2016
Built in the 13th century amid the ruins of Luxor Temple, the Abu al-Haggag...
Last edited: April 17, 2009
Caravanserai is a fair trade shop located near Medinet Habu Temple (Mortuary...
Last edited: November 07, 2011
The Sharia al-Corniche is the main street running along the Nile in Luxor...
Last edited: April 17, 2009
Located on the Corniche between Luxor Temple and Karnak, the Luxor Museum...
Last edited: April 10, 2009
Built during the eighteenth dynasty by Amenhotep III and added to by Ramses II...
Last edited: July 02, 2011
Again this is a temple that few people go to. Although it is becoming more...
Last edited: July 17, 2011
The Souk on market street just up from MacDonald's is a popular place for the...
Last edited: June 09, 2009
The mortuary temple dedicated to the longest ruling female of Ancient Egypt...
Last edited: April 13, 2009
The temple of Karnak was known as Ipet-isut (Most select of places) by the...
Last edited: November 11, 2016
  The great mortuary temple of Ramses III dominates the site at Medinat Habu...
Last edited: July 23, 2011
 Discovered in 1922, the tomb of King Tutankhamen is the smallest of the royal...
Last edited: April 12, 2009
One of the splendid features of this tomb, which was originally built for...
Last edited: April 14, 2009
The Tomb of Sennedjem is located in the necropolis on the hillside above Deir...
Last edited: July 02, 2011
Deir al-Medina was inhabited by the laborers, craftsmen, painters, and carvers...
Last edited: July 02, 2011
The Valley of Kings is the ancient burial ground used by the Pharoahs and...
Last edited: November 10, 2016
The Theban tombs of the Nobles extend over a large populated area to the south...
Last edited: September 17, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa has 7 restaurants and bars on site - each serves...
Last edited: February 03, 2014
Local Drinks: When in Luxor, you'll have an opportunity to visit the East Bank...
Last edited: May 17, 2014
EGYPTIAN FOOD.    Egyptian food has been influenced throughout history...
Last edited: August 26, 2011
Most hotels are pretty central to restaurants. This is a guide to taxi fares...
Last edited: February 03, 2014
Deciding to go full of half board can be a real dilema.  The hotels in Luxor...
Last edited: February 06, 2014
As this topic quite often comes up in the forums the following lists...
Last edited: September 24, 2016
Inside Egypt: For Foreign Visitors
The official Exchange Rate is here https://www.banqu... or http://www.nbe.co...
Last edited: February 21, 2015
Visitors to Egypt from the UK require a visa to enter Egypt, which can be...
Last edited: February 01, 2015
 Phrase in Arabic Meaning in English  Notes/Usage   Asalam alaikum Peace be...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
The following are a few essential bits of telephone information for any visitor...
Last edited: November 26, 2014
With a few exceptions, tipping is expected in the tourist industry all over...
Last edited: June 10, 2011
Just be warned that drinks in Sharm el Sheikh Hotels and bars are pricey, a Gin...
Last edited: February 09, 2009
This is a list of gourmet and fine-dining restaurants in Cairo. Minimum price...
Last edited: January 15, 2012
With more than hundred ships cruising the Nile during high season, all looking...
Last edited: October 30, 2016
The Do's and Don'ts about travelling to Egypt! DO Enjoy yourself and explore to...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
The Duty Free Shop in Luxor is found by taking the road opposite KFC towards...
Last edited: February 04, 2014
All visitors to Egypt, whether they are female or male, receive a great deal of...
Last edited: September 10, 2015
There are several good websites with health information for travelers to Egypt...
Last edited: September 09, 2009
Below you find amounts for suggested tipping while in Egypt if you are not...
Last edited: July 26, 2016
Many travellers are shocked when they return back home from their holidays to...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
Using online transportation options (via smartphone app) is a practical and way...
Last edited: August 02, 2016