Two dry river valleys, split into an east and west bank much like Luxor city, form an ancient burial ground for excavated tombs of the nobles of the New Kingdom.
Built during the Middle Kingdom era, Karnak Temple comprises three compounds dedicated to the Theban triad: Amun, Mut and Khonsu.
Join the sea of vibrant hot-air balloons over Luxor at daybreak to see the West Bank archeological museum from above.
Steeped in romance and history, Sofitel’s Winter Palace is the perfect spot to savour herbal tea or frosty pints in the late afternoon sun
Used to sail the Nile River since the time of the pharaohs, the white canvas sails of traditional wooden felucca boats offer a graceful passage to North Luxor’s Banana Island.
Pick up anything from keffiyeh scarves to Middle Eastern spices at El Souk street market near Luxor Temple.
A fusion of communities and cuisines come together in Luxor, and the rich offerings of the Nile Valley farmlands are a fertile supplier for dishes such as mandi spiced meat.
In the cliffs of Deir el-Bahari opposite Luxor city, the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is one of Luxor’s most iconic sights.
Known as the “Southern Sanctuary” in ancient Thebes, the Nubian sandstone Luxor Temple is one of the best-preserved to tour in Luxor.
Two stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, standing guard in front of the ruins of his mortuary temple, welcome tourists to the West Bank of the Nile