Flats in Luxor Group

Which Flats in Luxor building? The Flats in Luxor Group consists of several buildings, one on the east bank and the rest on the west bank. Here is a group photo showing all the six buildings.  We can help you chose the right holiday accommodation for your perfect Luxor holiday.  

A typical Flats in Luxor guest

Abu Simbel on Vimeo This video was created by Kim Lau who has the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Crosroadz. Kim is a recent guest at Flats in Luxor and he typifies the Flats in Luxor guest, they are not typical! Because Flats in Luxor is not typical hotel accommodation we don’t get typical guests. We get people who want a real hands …

Transfers from Hurghada to Flats in Luxor

Flats in Luxor is pleased to offer its guests a transfer from Hurghada on the Red Sea. Just let us know when you book that your flight is a Hurghada one and we can pick you up no problem. Your transfer to Luxor will be with one of our regular drivers and he will also take you back. Flights to …

Flats in Luxor and Archaeology Missions

At Flats in Luxor we are very proud of our connections with the Egyptology digs or missions. It is all my fault for loving Egyptology so much. KV63 Back in 2006 Mahmoud heard a rumour that a new tomb had been found in the valley of kings so I set off to the valley early one morning and got to …

Map of Egypt – Ancient Egyptian map – Modern Egyptian map

Maps, maps, maps there are so many both ancient and modern. If you require more information than the information below then I suggest that you get the Atlas of Ancient Egypt from Baines and Malik     1) Here is a link to a great Ancient Egyptian Map 2) [From Wikipedia]; Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of eastern North …

Chronological Luxor

Chronological Luxor It occurred to me that some visitors to Luxor would like to view things from a particular period or king so I divided up every site in Luxor chronologically. Not everything is open but most are. If you want more details of a site try my Hidden Luxor e-book and videos.  Pre Dynastic o Naqqada 1st intermediate period …

Hidden Luxor

HIDDEN LUXOR: LOCAL EGYPTOLOGIST REVEALS EGYPT’S TOURIST GEMS The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Karnak Temple … exciting names that most people will know are in Egypt but few would be able to name another site in the town of Luxor where they are found. A lady determined to change all that is Jane Akshar who was born in Sussex …

Hieroglphics for beginers and more advanced students

I am always on the look out for useful websites for my guests and came across this one which is brilliant for serious students of hieroglyphics. http://pyramidtextsonline.com/tools.html For those of you just starting this is the book recommended on the Manchester University course that I did. I think it explains it really well and uses a local tomb Ankhtifi at …

Grandfather, father, son – A comparison of mortuary temple.

On the West Bank in Luxor many of the New Kingdom pharaohs built their mortuary temples. These would be vehicles both for the worship of the King after he died and became a God and additionally they were cult temples. They were used for events like the Feast of the Valley. Thereby ensuring continuity of worship at the temple, for …

Female Pharaohs

Everyone has heard of Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut and she is often, erroneously, referred to as Ancient Egypt’s only female pharaoh. However there a lots of other ladies who can claim to have ruled Egypt. Some of these are shadowy figures and little is known about them but others have more concrete evidence. Meryt Neith 3000BC Around 3000BC there are …