A note for your own security: always use Uber or its Middle Eastern equivalent, Careem.
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This could be Luxor's most underrated attraction.
I quell the rising panic as the breath of a long-dead pharaoh seems to warm my neck.
It's not the flashiest airline, nor is it the cheapest, but EgyptAir's your best bet for direct flights in and out of Cairo.
The gems of ancient art that were moved to make way for modernity.
Nothing prepares you for the size and greatness of this captivating place. Sites such as Luxor's Karnak temple; the sand-swept tombs of the Valley of the Dead; Abu Simbel or the Great Pyramids are awe-inspiring. But you can also dine like pharaohs on the banks of the magnificent Red Sea after a day's snorkelling on the blue hole; or investigate its history in the fascinating museums of Cairo.