Hotel Sheherazade

Gezira El Bairat, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $20.00

Travel Blogs from Luxor

Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane


... men tying their dinghies along side our boat trying to sell scarves and things. Yelling out to you and throwing merchandise up on to the top deck, being total pests!

Day 3 of our tour started with an argument with our new tour guide, Ahmed. It turns out that the tour company's bank rejected our payment because it only accepts US dollars. It would have been really helpful to have been informed about this when I was at the bank / exchange centre in Dubai. I'd had the ...

Luxor (Thebes), Karnak, and Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... the reception. Bit, apparently the locals like having westerners there, and it was nice to chat with some Egyptians who weren't just trying to sell you stuff. I also did a tour of the West Bank, which includes the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple, and the Temple of Hapu. The tunnels in the Valley of the Kings are pretty impressive due to the art work and color that has remained over the years. Hatshepsut's Temple is impressive as it's cut into the cliff side, so it has ...

Temples and Tombs

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee


... that were dug as shafts straight down into the ground. These tombs were for the mummies of various high priests and royal servants. They are the source of the mummies and manuscripts that came into Joseph Smith's hands, so now we've seen where the Book of Abraham was found.

Our next stop was McDonald's for lunch. I didn't come to the other side of the world to eat McDonald's, so when our bus stopped there Bruce and I got off and walked down ...

Temple of Philae

A travel blog entry by chris-tom


... drop in tourism. From the hotel staff, to tour guides to people in the markets selling to the hotels, it is quite bad for the Egyptian economy. It means there are less crowds for us to contend with at the popular sights of Egypt.

We started sailing down the Nile in the afternoon, and in the early evening we stopped and visited the Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek and Horus the Father God ...

Day 19

A travel blog entry by ashleydombrow


... br> Once we left the Valley of the Kings we headed to Hatshepsut Temple to take some photos and Medinet Habu and Colossi of Memnon for a guided tour.

The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile. It is a mortuary temple dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra. It is considered one of the incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt. This was similarly the site of the 1997 ...

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This hotel, located on Gezira El Bairat, Luxor, is near Abu Simbel, Temple of Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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