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Arrive in the fascinating Egyptian city of Luxor ready to explore its many treasures, courtesy of flights from Doha to Luxor with Qatar Airways. Experience the very best of Middle Eastern Hospitality as our attentive cabin crew welcome you onboard a luxury, state-of-the-art airliner – complete with spacious cabins, elegant décor and plenty of legroom. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday in this amazing destination and let Qatar Airways take you there.
Luxor is one of Egypt’s most popular tourist destinations and is a city rich in ancient treasures: royal tombs, fascinating temple complexes and awe-inspiring historical monuments. This amazing location offers a range of premium experiences including luxury hotels, amazing restaurants, and unforgettable Nile cruises. Much of Luxor now sits atop the ancient city of Thebes, with many of its impressive ruins still standing.
Doha to Luxor route guide
• Flight distance: 1179 miles (1898 kilometres)
• Flight time: 3 hours 25 minutes
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
Luxor’s names translates as ‘Palaces’, and that is exactly what visitors booking a flight to Luxor with Qatar Airways will discover.
This is the epicentre of Ancient Egypt’s temples and monuments, and for anyone with a love of archaeology and the ancient world, a trip to Luxor is a dream come true.
Splendid temples are complemented by a modern and energetic city that attracts business travellers as well as tourists.
Sitting opposite the ancient site of Thebes, Luxor is a great location for travellers who want to discover Egypt’s remarkable history, its monumental remains and its warm, friendly people.
Luxor is one of those locations where almost every square mile has some kind of attraction.
The main sites that should be on every itinerary are the Temple of Luxor (particularly spectacular when lit up at night), the Valley of the Queens and the Valley of the Kings (where King Tut’s tomb was discovered in 1923), Hatshepsut Temple in Deir el-Bchari, the Needle Monument in Karnak Temple and the incredible forest of pillars in the Great Hypostyle Hall.
Back in the city a visit to the Mummification Museum gives you a glimpse into the intricacies of this ancient practice, as well as a fantastic array of artefacts and grave goods dating back thousands of years.
The Mosque of Abu Haggag stands on the ruins of Luxor Temple, and sits easily alongside its more ancient counterpart. It is a beautiful mosque and a peaceful, serene location for contemplation and devotions.
The New Corniche is a broad, well-maintained walkway along the harbour that makes a pleasant change from the dust and heat of central Luxor.
However, it is well worth braving the crowds and visiting the city’s bustling markets and souqs as well – avoid the tourist ‘trinket’ sellers that swarm around the main attractions and look instead for better quality souvenirs of your visit in the city itself.
Flights to Luxor with Qatar Airways land at Luxor International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Luxor please check the visa and passport requirements.
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