Lying on the banks of the Nile, Luxor is an enthralling city built on the site of the ancient capital, Thebes. If you are interested in Egyptology, Luxor is the place to be. Wherever you look, there'll be an ancient monument of one kind or another. With magnificent temples on a scale like no other, and the famous Valley of the Kings, Luxor is a mecca for sightseers. Luxor is a lively city with great accommodation, restaurants catering for all tastes, and as many shops and bazaars as you could wish for. Luxor, with its wealth of antiquities will give you a holiday to remember.
Luxor is a captivating city on the banks of the Nile, full of atmosphere and wonderful monuments to a truly great age. The temples of Karnak and Luxor lie on the east bank of the river and are surrounded by the modern city. The west bank is home to the Valley of the Kings where the tombs of the Pharaohs are located. The city is a vast open air museum which needs several days of exploration to do it justice. The Mummification Museum, though gruesome is not to be missed.
Luxor holidays offer a wide range of hotels and apartments to suit all budgets. The standard of accommodation and service is high and there are restaurants serving every type of food from traditional tagines and kebabs, to international cuisine. Luxor shopping will delight those who enjoy a little retail therapy whilst on holiday, as there are so many boutiques and bazaars, specialist stores and market stalls.
Luxor holidays will leave you with special memories and the desire to return.