What to Do in Luxor
When you visit Luxor, your excursions will most likely include Luxor attractions such as The Luxor Temple, The Karnak Temple, The Tombs of the Nobles, The Valley of the Kings and The Valley of the Queens, The Luxor Museum, and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina). These are the best tours in Luxor that will introduce you to this magnificent country’s history and culture.
Luxor Excursions to the Red Sea
You can book one of Luxor excursions to the Red Sea in Safaga or Hurghada. You will be transferred by air-conditioned vehicle to Safaga (around 3 hours) or Hurghada (approximately 4 hours) where you will enjoy a full day of snorkeling in the Red Sea. This is one of the best tours in Luxor if you are an undersea world enthusiast.
Unforgettable Luxor Hot Air Balloon Rides
A balloon ride over the city is a unique way to experience Luxor attractions from a totally different perspective.
The Pyramids in Giza Excursion
The mysterious Pyramids of Giza are located on the outskirts of Cairo on the Giza Plateau. You can book one of Luxor luxury tours to Pyramids and travel by plane, taxi, bus, car, or train. You can also book luxury Nile cruise from Luxor to Cairo as the Giza Necropolis is located only a 44-minute drive from Egypt’s capital.
Luxury Nile Cruises
Take a luxury Nile cruise. Luxor is a perfect base for Nile boat cruises. Check with your Luxor travel guide and book a luxury cruise between Luxor and Aswan. You will spend a few unforgettable days sailing on the mighty Nile and sightseeing Luxor highlights. Board your luxury cruise in Egypt to enjoy breathtaking scenery between Luxor and Aswan or the unique atmosphere of Cairo. Luxury Nile cruise is a unique opportunity to spend a few unforgettable on one of the beautiful luxury ships. Sailing on the Nile river, you can choose from different sorts of cruises:
• Nile cruises between Luxor and Aswan
• Lake Nasser cruises
• Long cruise between Cairo and Aswan
• Dahabiya (small yacht) cruises
Amazing Egyptian Food in Luxor
Although in Luxor you won’t find a vibrant life like that one in Cairo, this city still has to offer plenty of excellent dining options.
Traditional Egyptian cuisine is rich in flavors and colors. It is a great mix due to the country’s history, geography, and religion. Egyptian food is similar to Eastern Mediterranean cuisine and is very rich in vegetables.
While in Egypt, try as much food as possible. Visit some of the best restaurants in Luxor and indulge in Mahshi, Koshari, Shawarma, and other specialties. However, many restaurants serve international food, so there is enough choice to satisfy all food preferences.
According to TripAdvisor, some of the best restaurants you’ll find in Luxor are:
• 1886 Restaurant, La Fleur, Victoria Room at Winter Palace Hotel, (fine dining)
• Sofra Restaurant & Café, Al-Sahabi Lane Restaurant, the Lantern Room, Gerda’s Garden (traditional cuisine).
There are also numerous pizzerias and cafés scattered all over the city.