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Address: Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt
Description: This desert valley contains the ancient burial ground of many Egyptian...
This desert valley contains the ancient burial ground of many Egyptian pharaohs. Among over 60 royal tombs is the famous Tomb of Tutankhamen that was found in pristine condition.
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Amazing, but very HOT!!!

We visited the Valley of the Kings as part of our Luxor excursion, booked with Sharm Excursions (amazing!) on 8 May 2015. We arrived at the Valley of the Kings around 8am and left... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the Valley of the Kings as part of our Luxor excursion, booked with Sharm Excursions (amazing!) on 8 May 2015. We arrived at the Valley of the Kings around 8am and left around 10am. The toilets at the beginning are the worst toilets I have ever seen. You have to give a tip in exchange for toilet paper... More 

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Tunbridge Wells
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You cannot take a camera into this site and make sure you go early as gets very hot in the day, you will find people trying to help you inside the tombs, do not accept their help as they will want money, just look yourself, I thought it was a great experience but enjoyed the balloon flight over The Valley... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Yes it was hot and Yes I got minor sunstroke but to be alone with King Tut for 20 minutes was a highlight of my little life. He's beautiful as are all the tombs, his is the least decorated. u can do all the Valley in about 2 hrs. Only about 6 other people there. I caught the local ferry... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Visited very early in the morning due to the temperatures after 10-00am. Well worth the lack of sleep. Selected the tombs we wanted to see. The insides were unbelievable, not only the size but the hyroglyphics covering the walls and ceilings. Fortunately had an expert who could explain the meanings. A fantastic experience. The following day did a 6-00am balloon... More 

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Reno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We visited this hot desert location. King Tuts tomb was worth the whole visit. They each were very interesting. The hikes down to the tombs were cooler, but it was hot outside. Be prepared for lots of stairs.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wow wow wow ....what can I say ...an absolute must see...very hot ..I don't want to say a lot as I don't want to spoil you trip....but a must and totally jaw dropping

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It is breath taking from the minute you get out of transfer transport. You find yourself turning on the spot to take it all in as it is so vast.

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Perth WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The flight over The Valley of the Kings was incredible. Some reasonable level of fitness is required to enter the tombs. Such a stunning and interesting area, however I recommend going it alone rather than a tour as it's great to have as much time as possible to immerse yourself in this historical and interesting place.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just stop and think of the people and the royalty from the times this place was made. The fantastic treasures, their belief in the afterlife, the people that worshipped these Kings... I wonder how good or how bad the different levels of their society were and how they felt. Just to stand there and gaze at the different areas is... More 

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Brainerd, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This site is great to experience especially if you like history, but you are not allowed to take pictures in the tombs or even bring cameras or cell phones into the site. The guards in the tombs will take your camera or phone if you take a picture and make you give them money to get it back.

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