Holidays to Luxor
Ever visited the ‘world’s greatest open air museum?’ Welcome to Luxor, a city that boasts a dazzling mix of contemporary living and ancient grandeur. Luxor’s warm climate, great value for money and thriving nightlife makes it one of Egypt’s most popular destinations along with Sharm el Sheikh. Despite being only five hours flight time from the UK, Luxor boasts year round sunshine, making it an ideal holiday spot. With so much to do and see it is perfect for families, groups and couples.
Luxor Attractions and Activities
Holidays to Luxor have something for everyone and the only tough decision will be what to do next. The city, originally known as Thebes, was founded 4000 years ago and history buffs will love visiting the Colossi of Memnon or the Temple of the Seti I. For those seeking relaxation, try a stunning Nile cruise with a cold beer in hand, or stroll through one of the many traditional markets or bazaars to hunt for a bargain.
Luxor is a great base to explore many of Egypt’s most famous sites. For adventurous types trek - or brave the humps and take a guided camel tour - through the visually stunning Valley of the Kings. Here you can visit the mummified Pharaoh’s, including if you dare, the world famous tomb of Tutankhamen! Find out more about Egypt holidays here
It is also easy to arrange an excursion via train to Cairo where you can see the spectacularly iconic pyramids. For those wanting a relaxing beach trip, take a visit to Hurghada, which boasts white sand, turquoise waters and balmy days.
For foodies, Luxor offers a great selection of international and local cuisine. The city has both budget and up-market restaurants and the mouth-watering array of traditional Egyptian dishes as well as universal favourites will keep everyone happy. Sample a plate of delicious Kosheri – a lentil, rice and tomato dish while listening to Egyptian music. The added customary al fresco dining makes this a truly magical experience.
Holidays in Luxor are great for those looking for busy and vibrant nightlife. It offers a range of chilled out bars and pubs, to nightclubs that party until dawn, Luxor’s visitors are spoilt for choice. If you are looking for a taste of home then head to one of the English bars or restaurants that serve international drinks and snacks. If you fancy something a bit more Egyptian then sink a cocktail - or three - and try your hand at traditional belly-dancing. Soon the locals will declare you a pro!
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Luxor holidays offer great value for money, spectacular experiences and a lifetime of memories. If you’re thinking about visiting Egypt then this is a city not to be missed. With constant sunshine, a rich culture and incredible deals available, Luxor is the perfect holiday destination and with lastminute.com the experience is all about super value. So begin your affordable Luxor holiday search here today.