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Inside Background
Luxor’s prime attraction to tourists is in the multitude of architectural...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
 H & S  in Egypt in general is viewed as unnecessary by most of the...
Last edited: 04 June 2011
The city of Luxor was originally the site of the 4000 year old city Thebes (the...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
To get a feel of Luxor before you travel there or just to see it through the...
Last edited: 01 January 2010
Even the winter months in Egypt can reach temperatures of up to 80 degrees, so...
Last edited: 30 January 2012
A Balloon flight over the West Bank Traveller Articles should NOT be adverts...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Arabic can be a complex and tricky language to master, however it is fairly...
Last edited: 28 May 2013
When in Luxor, it is important to drink plenty of bottled water to keep up your...
Last edited: 13 June 2011
The official exchange rate can be found here https://www.banqu... Below is a...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
The 'Arab Spring' in Cairo at the beginning of 2011 has created some challenges...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Overview This guide has been written using information from the UK Foreign and...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Maps 
LUXOR - Maps of the area showing hotels, restaurants, some local tour...
Last edited: 12 December 2011
After collecting the opinions of TA members since the 17th of February 2008...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
This inside page is meant as to give new visitors a heads up in order to be...
Last edited: 20 June 2013
There are a number of small to medium supermarkets in Luxor that sell both...
Last edited: 08 January 2010
Some of the reviews that are read often give an image of the Egyptian people...
Last edited: 19 July 2009
Overview It is a very common occurrence when in Luxor to be invited to a family...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Inside Transportation
A passport and a visa are necessary to gain entrance into Egypt. A renewable...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
There are several ways to get from place to place in Luxor.  Firstly, as most...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
TAXIS You certainly don’t need to rent a self drive car in Luxor and indeed...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Inside Things to Do
Use a local tour company.  They are up to 50% cheaper for the same trips as...
Last edited: 28 May 2013
Luxor is pretty centrally situated in Egypt, and people therefore come from all...
Last edited: 04 June 2011
Traveling with children in Luxor can be tiring but also very rewarding.  Keep...
Last edited: 26 May 2008
    Tips for Egypt When changing your English pounds into Egyptian pounds make...
Last edited: 21 April 2010
As “the greatest open air museum,” Luxor offers a myriad of attractions for...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
Luxor Temple Inside the temple on the left side you will find 3 Statues of...
Last edited: 08 December 2006
Shopping in Luxor can be a dusty affair, as passing traffic tends to stir up...
Last edited: 19 August 2006
   This is being written for the UK tourist - other nationalities may have...
Last edited: 24 May 2011
An interest in the First Intermediate Period is needed to get much from a visit...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
Luxor is changing to 'enhance' the tourist experience. - One of the noticeable...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
On the East side of the road, in the hillside, there are 4 main tombs to go...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
If you want a break from the bussle and hassle of Luxor try a relaxing stop in...
Last edited: 10 December 2011
Gibel Silsila also has another name, Khenu, which apparently means ‘Place of...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
This museum is reached from inside Karnak Temple itself. You are required to...
Last edited: 17 February 2013
 As from July 2013 increase Prices in EGP (LE)   Abu Simbel 100 Temple Of...
Last edited: 23 July 2013
 It seems that a lot more people are seeing it at night just before the sun...
Last edited: 28 May 2013
More correctly, the Temple of Rameses III at Medinat Habu, it is renowned for...
Last edited: 21 December 2012
Since the convoys on the Luxor to Aswan or Aswan to Luxor have ceased you are...
Last edited: 31 March 2013
City of the Ancients... Westbank with it's necropolis... everywhere you go, you...
Last edited: 13 December 2010
Two excellent 'no hassle' shops within a couple of mins walk from the...
Last edited: 10 April 2012
About 40km along the road from Edfu to Marsa Allam via Eastern Desert       The...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
This temple can be seen from the Village of the workmen but few people go up to...
Last edited: 03 July 2011
This temple is not often visited - not sure why no-one goes. This is just a...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
This site has a temple dating back to Dynasty V in the Old Kingdom. This temple...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
Short to do list: 1.Upgrade to room with Nile view if possible, e,g Ibeorotel...
Last edited: 08 November 2012
Trip Reports, Holiday Blogs, & Egypt Photos.   This page contains links to...
Last edited: 15 March 2014
Built in the 13th century amid the ruins of Luxor Temple, the Abu al-Haggag...
Last edited: 17 April 2009
You cannot step outside of your hotel in Luxor without hearing the shouts of...
Last edited: 21 May 2012
Imagine travelling across the Nile, before sunrise, with the excitement of...
Last edited: 01 July 2010
Caravanserai is a fair trade shop located near Medinet Habu Temple (Mortuary...
Last edited: 07 November 2011
Two enthroned statues of Amenhotep III, each soaring more than 60 feet into the...
Last edited: 10 April 2009
The Sharia al-Corniche is the main street running along the Nile in Luxor...
Last edited: 17 April 2009
Located on the Corniche between Luxor Temple and Karnak, the Luxor Museum...
Last edited: 10 April 2009
Built during the eighteenth dynasty by Amenhotep III and added to by Ramses II...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
Again this is a temple that few people go to. Although it is becoming more...
Last edited: 17 July 2011
The Souk on market street just up from MacDonald's is a popular place for the...
Last edited: 09 June 2009
Standing at the edge of a desert on a balmy Egyptian evening, gazing through a...
Last edited: 13 December 2010
The trip itself is as fascinating as it is exciting! The very experienced...
Last edited: 07 August 2012
The mortuary temple dedicated to the longest ruling female of Ancient Egypt...
Last edited: 13 April 2009
The temple of Karnak was known as Ipet-isut (Most select of places) by the...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
  The great mortuary temple of Ramses III dominates the site at Medinat Habu...
Last edited: 23 July 2011
 Discovered in 1922, the tomb of King Tutankhamen is the smallest of the royal...
Last edited: 12 April 2009
One of the splendid features of this tomb, which was originally built for...
Last edited: 14 April 2009
The Tomb of Sennedjem is located in the necropolis on the hillside above Deir...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
Deir al-Medina was inhabited by the laborers, craftsmen, painters, and carvers...
Last edited: 02 July 2011
The Valley of Kings is the ancient burial ground used by the Pharoahs and...
Last edited: 08 June 2011
The Theban tombs of the Nobles extend over a large populated area to the south...
Last edited: 17 September 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa has 7 restaurants and bars on site - each serves...
Last edited: 03 February 2014
Local Drinks: When in Luxor, you'll have an opportunity to visit the East Bank...
Last edited: 17 May 2014
Genesis English Pub and Restaurant  -  excellent food, including real bacon...
Last edited: 26 May 2008
Have a look into Gerda's Garden guestbook in the restaurant or in their website...
Last edited: 30 April 2009
EGYPTIAN FOOD.    Egyptian food has been influenced throughout history...
Last edited: 26 August 2011
Most hotels are pretty central to restaurants. This is a guide to taxi fares...
Last edited: 03 February 2014
Deciding to go full of half board can be a real dilema.  The hotels in Luxor...
Last edited: 06 February 2014
    As this topic quite often comes up in the forums the following lists...
Last edited: 07 July 2014
Since February, Gerda's Garden Restaurant is closed every Monday and the...
Last edited: 11 February 2014
Jewel of the Nile is a small restaurant and at times you will have to share a...
Last edited: 04 August 2010
JJ's Bar and Restaurant is located in new Karnak, just 25 Metres south of the...
Last edited: 23 May 2010
The Regal Lounge is open late everyday it is operated a a typical Egyptian bar...
Last edited: 04 February 2014
Near Nile Palace Hotel down the street beside Luxor Passport Office. Handmade...
Last edited: 03 February 2014
Inside Egypt: For Foreign Visitors
The official Exchange Rate is here https://www.banqu... Note the very small...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
Visitors to Egypt from the UK require a visa to enter Egypt, which can be...
Last edited: 23 April 2009
The following are a few essential bits of telephone information for any visitor...
Last edited: 26 May 2013
With a few exceptions, tipping is expected in the tourist industry all over...
Last edited: 10 June 2011
Just be warned that drinks in Sharm el Sheikh Hotels and bars are pricey, a Gin...
Last edited: 09 February 2009
This is a list of gourmet and fine-dining restaurants in Cairo. Minimum price...
Last edited: 15 January 2012
With more than hundred ships cruising the Nile during high season, all looking...
Last edited: 14 September 2012
You may want to wait to exchange money in Sharm as rates can be 15% better than...
Last edited: 12 April 2013
The Duty Free Shop in Luxor is found by taking the road opposite KFC towards...
Last edited: 04 February 2014
All visitors to Egypt, whether they are female or male, receive a great deal of...
Last edited: 15 March 2014
There are several good websites with health information for travelers to Egypt...
Last edited: 09 September 2009
It is hoped that this list of cruises in Aswan, Luxor and Lake Nasser will be...
Last edited: 24 October 2013
For those that may find the following "guide" on the higher side , here's...
Last edited: 26 March 2014
Many travellers are shocked when they return back home from their holidays to...
Last edited: 14 April 2014