Compare holidays to Luxor and look forward to visiting this fantastic destination on the banks of the Nile. With incredible ancient history to discover under clear blue Egyptian skies, Manchester to Luxor holidays are perfect if you love to explore while you’re away.
Sitting on the eastern bank of the Nile, you’ll be following in the footsteps of pharaohs that ruled over 3,000 years ago with holidays to Luxor. It’s not all about the past though, there’s plenty of modern luxury to take advantage of as you enjoy one of our holidays from Manchester to Luxor.
There are lots of great resorts where you can stay in Luxor, catering for everything the modern day holidaymaker needs. Sip on a cocktail surrounded by the elegance of the Old Winter Palace, and take a sunset cruise down the Nile for an evening to remember. If you’re after a more traditional experience, take a white-sailed felucca boat trip and gently make your way across the water.
It’s hard to get away from the ancient history while you’re in Luxor though, and if you’re something of a history buff then it’s the perfect place to go on holiday. Luxor Temple stands in the heart of the city with its huge statues, while the Temple of Karnak is one of the area’s most iconic landmarks. Wander among massive temples and avenues lined with sphinxes as you picture what life was like when these monuments were built.
Across the Nile you’ll find the Valley of the Kings, an ancient necropolis where scores of Egyptian pharaohs began their time in the afterlife. It’s possible to dive into some of the tombs, with the burial site’s most famous son being the infamous Tutankhamun who died in the 14th century BC.
Don’t miss the Colossi of Memnon in the Theban Necropolis, or the interesting Luxor Museum as you make the most of your holiday from Manchester Airport to Luxor.