See and Explore Luxor to Add to your Knowledge

April 16, 2015 9:00 am

Luxor was once the oldest capital of Egypt and today it is known as the world’s biggest museum. From the burial place of Tutankhamen in the region of the Kings and the heart-touching sunset sights at the impressive temple areas of Luxor and Karnak to the superb and entertaining Nile Tours, Luxor is the perfect place for vacation.

Luxor is categorized into two parts usually known as the East Bank and West Bank, which was considered in the oldest Egyptian times as referred correspondingly Life and Death.

As the East Bank has developed to get an urban city, it has stored its green surroundings, its super market and amazing sights of the Nile. The East Bank possesses some of Egypt’s wonderful hotels, resident to superb Spa’s and a golf course.

The West Bank is recognized for its resting place and imposing temples: the vale of the Kings, the Vale of the Queens, ancient villages, and the shrine of Medinet Habu are the tourist attractions of the Luxor’s West Bank. According to the oldest Egyptian thinking, getting down sun to the west represents the tour to the next world.

Well, in Luxor, you can choose from a normal hotel of the West Bank, or you can stay at one of the city’s luxurious hotels.

The climate of the city is warm due to the Sun shines all year round. Winter is a little cool and the temperature is noticed between 20 degree Celsius and 25 degree Celsius. Luxor is located in the south-north of Cairo. It is the most famous place to travel in Egypt.


By Airplane: Luxor International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Egypt and can be accessed from the most part of the countries across the globe. From here you can also take flights to most of the main cities of the country as well as come from there. Egypt airlines fly daily between Luxor to Cairo, which takes 50 minutes. Find our guides on flyers seeking flight tickets at Carlton Leisure.

By Train: Luxor is stand on the Aswan railway line and has an amazing station. Train services between Cairo and Aswan are regular.

By Road: Though Luxor has good connectivity with the other places of the country and you will get different kinds of transport to reach your destination without falling into trouble.

By Cruise: You can visit the only Aswan by Cruise boat, though some operators offer the opportunity. The river Nile was not used before for a cruise between Cairo and Luxor since in 90’s.

Luxor is a beautiful city consists of different kinds of attractions that allure the travelers from different parts of the world. It is one of the most popular places in the world to must see. It would take an ample amount of time to see all in this superb city.  History of the city cannot be denied and it was the spiritual capital for about all of the medieval period. Must plan your next vacation in Luxor, one of the best cities of Egypt!

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