There are many guide but this is the only one written by a resident of Luxor’s West Bank who is also an Egyptologist Hidden Luxor Full of detailed information on sites off the tourist trail and disability tips
Train travel can be a very cheap way of getting between Cairo and Upper Egypt. Full details here Seat 61
Atlas of the Valley of the Kings
Discover each tomb in the Valley in this interactive Atlas. Investigate a database of information about each tomb, view a compilation of more than 2000 images, interact with models of each tomb, and measure, pan, and zoom over 250 detailed maps, elevations, and sections. Experience sixty-five narrated tours by Dr. Weeks and explore a 3D recreation of tomb KV 14.www.thebanmappingproject.com
“But the temples are all the same! Aren’t they?”
In simple, easy to understand language she shows you how to understand, appreciate and even love these historic places Giving full details of the historical background, the purpose of a temple, cult versus mortuary and structure of the temple complex.
She then delves into the very personality of three very different but related pharaohs the pious grandfather Seti, the father Ramses the Great and the son Merenptah who is linked with the Exodus. Get deep down and personal with the three greats of Egypt’s 19th Dynasty.
Grandfather, Father, Son – Unlocking the secrets of Ancient Egyptian temples. Buy it now on this website direct from the author
Want to learn more about Luxor and it’s history or Egyptology in general. Try our e-books, videos and holiday courses Hidden Luxor. Learn hieroglyphs on site, get in-depth knowledge of the tombs and temples.