Travel guide to Luxor

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Facts

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Local name
Luxor
Inhabitants
150,000
Timezone
When it is 12.00 in England, it is 13.00 in Luxor.

Best time to visit

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Luxor is in the southern part of Egypt and the temperature reaches 30 degrees centigrade as early as April. The early spring and fall are the best time to visit Luxor. The city has a number of historic sights, which can be seen all year round.

Literature

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A Guide to the Tombs and Temples of ancient Luxor

Accommodation / Hotel

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There is a broad selection of overnight accommodation in Luxor, as the city subsists on tourism. There are plenty of hotels, and many of the large chains are represented here, but there are also some smaller options. Book your hotel in Luxor here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are many taxis in Luxor, and it is a good idea to agree on the price before getting in.

Other transport

The most common means of transport in Luxor is by bus. The buses also go to the Valley of the Kings and to the temples outside of the city.

Special conditions

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You have to watch your valuables in Luxor, as any other place in Egypt. You also have to be extra careful when moving in the traffic, as the Egyptians don't take traffic regulations very seriously.
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