Luxor Information and Travel Tips to Plan your Luxor Vacation


Lying on the East Bank of the River Nile, Luxor is a great open air museum due to the many monuments and temples that like within and surrounding this city, as it stands on the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes.


Luxor Temple

Located on the East Bank, this large temple complex was built around 1400BC and dedicated to the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.

Tombs of the Nobles

Part of the Theban Necropolis, an area in the West Bank used for burial rituals during the Pharaonic times, the Tombs of the Nobles are the burial places of some of the more powerful people of Thebes.

Medinet Habu

Also known as the Morturary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu is a large temple situated in the West Bank. It is known not only for its size and architectural importance, but also as the source of inscribed reliefs depicting the defeat of the Sea People during Pharaoh Ramesses III s reign.

Valley of the Kings

Situated in the Theban Necropolis, this valley is where most of the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom were buried. Here, you will find one of the most famous tombs, the Tomb of Tutankhamun, as well as various other tombs such as that of Ramesses VI and Thutmose III. Most tombs, however, are not open to the public.

Valley of the Queens

Located close to the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens was the burial ground of many Queens, princes, princesses, and other members of the nobility.

Based on your interest, we suggest the following tour packages which will provide you with the greatest enjoyment