Luxor - A walk of Sphinxes avenue

A walk of Sphinxes avenue

(145 reviews)
Luxor city, Luxor, Egypt
45 mins

About the tour

Take a walk with me tracing the route between Luxor and Karnak Temples. We will walk the streets beside the avenue taking in the incredible sphinxes and the local life of Luxor seeing the newly unearthed ancient monuments and the changes in the city landscape because of the discovery. We will talk about the discovery of the avenue and a bit about why the avenue was created and how it has affected the locals. Talking about the displacement of the people living on the avenue and what it means for the locals.

Meet your local guide


Lesley has been living in Egypt for more than 22 years and loves to explore the local areas of the city of Luxor. She has been leading hiking tours around Luxor now for more than 5 years and specialises in taking people off the beaten track to the agricultural areas and desert that skirt the ancient sites.

Lesley has been guiding since Feb 2015

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Luxor with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Luxor. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

jackie i.

27 February 2021

What a lovely guide. Friendly, informative and very interesting.

Jacqueline R.

27 February 2021

This was my second tour with Lesley and she is excellent. Everything explained beautifully and with a great sense of humour. I look forward to more trips with her.

Sian S.

26 February 2021

Thank you. Very interesting

Marie C.

26 February 2021

Although Lesley is a passionate tour guide, I guess it’s not her fault That the road of the Sphinxes is very much a lot of the same stuff to actually look at, but her history and interest in her country is admirable

Nicola O.

26 February 2021

An enjoyable tour. Thank-you.

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