The best time to book flights to Luxor is from October to March when the climate is pleasant. The peak summer months between June and August are very hot and travelling is not recommended. However, this is the time to grab great deals and discounts on hotels and cheap flights to Luxor. If you are planning a Luxor trip between May and October make sure you avoid the midday heat and get an early start to view the sights.
The city of Luxor in Egypt is served by Luxor International Airport. The airport is located four miles east of the city and is operated by Egyptian Airport Company. Luxor International Airport is used by many chartered airlines as it is a famous tourist destination for those visiting the River Nile and the Valley of the Kings. Many renowned airlines like Air Arabia, Austrian Airlines, Jetairfly, and Thomas Cook Airlines provide services to the airport and operate Luxor flights to destinations like Amsterdam, Vienna, Jeddah, Doha, Brussels, Paris and morePlaces of Interest in Luxor
Luxor in Egypt is a premiere travel destination featuring sand-coloured temples, ancient royal tombs, spectacular desert, awe-inspiring river scenery, and a bustling contemporary life. The town has been frequently characterized as the ‘World’s Greatest Open Air Museum. Luxor is home to the ruins of Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and other renowned monuments. The town makes an outstanding base for touring upper Egypt and as a starting or finishing point for Nile cruises.Royal Tombs
The Valley of the Kings and nearby Valley of the Queens are among Luxor's top attractions. They are royal burial grounds of Egypt’s pharaohs, queens and nobility including Horemheb, Seti I, Ramses III, and Queen Nefertiti. The stately tombs are graced with scenes from Egyptian mythology and are evidence to the beliefs and funeral rituals of the period. The royal tombs reveal the opulence and power of the pharaohs.Temples
Luxor features the most well-maintained temples in Egypt. Visit Temple of Karnak, one of the most sacred sites in ancient Egypt. Every evening there’s Sound and Light show, hailed locally as being one of the finest of its kind in the world. Also visit Luxor Temple, one of the most exquisite temples of ancient Egypt. Other famous temples include Habu Temple, Great Temple of Amun, the Ramesseum Temple, and more.Museums
Housing excellent collection of ancient treasures, museums are cool getaways from Egyptian sun. Spend your afternoon at Luxor Museum, browsing through admirable collection of artifacts, from the end of the Old Kingdom right through to the Mamluk period, mostly gathered from the Theban temples and necropolis. Luxor Museum has several treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb, including three chariots.