White Desert
Camel White Desert
Fayoum Valley of Whales
Alexandria
Saint Catherine
Cairo
Cairo from Alexandria
Wadi El Natrun
Felucca From Aswan
El Minya
Abu Simbel From Aswan
Kharga From Luxor
 
White Desert
Bahariya oasis & White desert
Camel white desert
Fayoum Oasis & White desert
Siwa Oasis
Sinai desert
Alexandria & Wadi El Natrun
Fayoum & El Minya
Felucca from Aswan
Kharga & Dakhla  from Luxor
Luxor & Aswan from Hurghada
 
White desert
White desert & camel & Bahariya
Camel White desert
Siwa Oasis
Bahariya & White desert & Dakhla
Valley of Whales & White desert
White Desert and Gara Cave
Sinai desert & Saint Catherine
Kharga & Dakhla from Luxor
Alexandria & Siwa
Fayoum & El Minya  
Felucca from Aswan
Dahabiya Cruise from Aswan
Nile Cruise from Aswan
 
Bahariya White Desert Dakhla Kharga
Siwa  Bahariya white desert
Fayoum white desert Dakhla
white desert
Sinai desert
Dahabiya Cruise from Luxor
Nile Cruise from Luxor
Fayoum White desert  Gara Cave
Camel White desert
 
Cairo Nile Cruise 7 nights
Luxor Dahabeya Aswan  7 nights
Cairo, Oasis 7 nights
Cairo, Nile Cruise and Safari 8 nights
Cairo Camel White Desert 9 nights
Classic and Adventure 11 nights
Cairo Alexandria oasis 9 nights
Cairo oasis Aswan Luxor  12 nights
Cairo oasis Nile Cruise 12 nights
Cairo oasis Dahabiya 14 nights
Cairo Luxor Aswan Dahabiya
 
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 7 nights
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 11 nights
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 16 nights
 
Minamar Hotel Bahariya
Minamar Hostel Cairo
Minamar Hotel Siwa
Minamar Dahabiya
 
Visa
Distance between Egypt cities
Cairo Airport
Currency Converter
Egypt cities Maps
Temperatures in Egypt
Rent Apartment in Cairo
Egypt Sleeper Trains
Egypt Trains
Private Transfers all cities
Public Busses Schedules
 
Bahariya Oasis
Siwa oasis
Farafra oasis
Dakhla Oasis
Kharga Oasis
Paris Oasis
Forgotten Oasis
Fayoum Oasis
Western Desert Maps
 

Luxor/Karnak/Thebes

 Egypt

Luxor has often been called the worlds greatest open air museum, as indeed it is and much more. The number and preservation of the monuments in the Luxor area are unparalleled anywhere else in the world that know of. Actually, what most people think of as Luxor is really three different areas, consisting of the City of Luxor on the East side of the Nile, the town of Karnak just north of Luxor and Thebes, which the ancient Egyptians called Waset, which is on the west side of the Nile across from Luxor.

Right - The west bank across the Nile from Luxor.

To say that the Luxor area is a major attraction for tourists in Egypt would be an understatement. It has been a tourist destination since the beginning of tourism. Even in ancient times, during the late Dynasties of the Greek and Roman periods, the area drew tourists, and has been doing so ever since. Today Luxor is well equipped to accommodate tourists with many hotels and in general a tourist industry ready and willing to serve the people from many countries that descend on this area of the Nile Valley every year.

Within Luxor, there are only three main streets consisting of Sharia al-Mahatta, Sharia al-Karnak and the Corniched, next to the Nile. The street in front of the train station is Sharia al-Mahatta and runs away from the Nile where it meets the gardens of Luxor Temple. Sharia al-Karnak, or Maabad al-Karnak which means Karnak Temple Street runs along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak Temple. However, Sharia al-Karnak is known as Sharia al-Markaz where it meets Sharia al-Mahatta street, and to the south around the temple it is known as Sharia al-Lokanda. Along this street one will find the colorful signs of restaurants and cafes, as well as bazaars where the usual variety of Egyptian souvenirs can be found. Of interest is the alabaster, which is plentiful along the west bank and miled not far from here. Also look for the clay pots used by the locals for cooking, which are more unusual.


Travel information / Booking request
Title:
Name: *
Email Address: *
Tour Start Date: *
Tour End Date: *  
Hotel Category : *
No. of Adult : *
No. of Children : *
Telephone Number:
Country: *
Any other Details:
Image Verification
Please enter the text from the image  
* No. of Days in [ Refresh Image ] [ What's This? ]
(*) Essential Information  
   

Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise

Luxor

Luxor

Luxor

Luxor

Aswan

 

 
 
 

 
1998 All rights reserved.