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Private Tour Valley of the Kings and Queens and Hatshepsut Temple

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    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt

    First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit four royal tombs, including the Tomb of Ramses, the Tomb of Horemheb, the Tomb of Merenptah and of course the Tomb of King Tut. The tomb of Tutankhamun is the only tomb in Valley of the Kings that was discovered nearly intact in 1922. The discoverer of his tomb was Howard Carter. Tut's famous golden mask is on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, but here you have the opportunity to be amazed at the royal mummy of the young king. After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari),

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .

    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

    In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt

    After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh .

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Valley of the Queens, Thebes Egypt

    Valley of the Queens (Wadi El Malakat). This valley was called Ta Set Neferu in ancient times, a phrase that can mean the Place of Beauty and also the Place of Royal Children and Wives. It was used in the New Kingdom as a burial place for several royal wives, princesses, and princes. It is a lovely place, this small, unshaped valley, curving south and west. Rugged limestone cliffs jut upward, their strata turning and twisting in dramatic contrast to the horizontal beds of other Theban hills.

    Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Queen Titi, Valley of the Queens, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of Queen Titi

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef, West Bank of River Nile, South of the Theban Hills Off Madinat Habu,, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef, Luxor, Egypt

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

    Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. He was the father of King Akhenaten and grandfather of King Tut. After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Medinat Habu

    Pass By: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Luxor, Nile River Valley

    Stop At: The Tomb of Khaemhet,, Nobles Tombs,, Luxor Egypt

    The Tomb of Khaemhet,

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Tomb of Queen Nefertari, Luxor Egypt

    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tomb of Queen Nefertari (1200.00 EGP) (optional)

    The Tomb of Queen Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens. She was one of the most famous queens in ancient times, equal with Nefertiti and Cleopatra, and she was the beloved wife of King Ramses the Great. To express his love for her, King Ramses built for her the most beautifully decorated and splendid tomb of all tombs in the Valley of the Queens.

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt

    Private day tour to see the famous monuments of the ancient West Bank in Luxor. These monuments include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), Valley of the Queens and the Colossi of Memnon. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by an air-conditioned vehicle.

    In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor or harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 6 hours. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit. After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Then you visit Valley of the Queens (Wadi El Malakat). This valley was called Ta Set Neferu in ancient times, a phrase that can mean the Place of Beauty and also the Place of Royal Children and Wives. It was used in the New Kingdom as a burial place for several royal wives, princesses, and princes. It is a lovely place, this small, unshaped valley, curving south and west. Rugged limestone cliffs jut upward, their strata turning and twisting in dramatic contrast to the horizontal beds of other Theban hills.

    Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.


    Pass By: Tombs of the Nobles, Thebes, Al Asasif Egypt

    Tombs of the Nobles, Al Asasif, New Valley Governorate, pass by without stopping

    Pass By: Valley of the Nobles, West Bank near Ramesseum Gurna, Luxor Egypt

    Tombs of the Nobles,

    Pass By: Howard Carter House, N/r Valley of the kings West Side, Luxor Egypt

    Howard Carter House,

    Pass By: Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)

    Pass By: Temple of Merenptah, West Bank of Luxor, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Merenptah, Luxor

    Pass By: Tomb of Ramses VI, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of Ramses VI

    Pass By: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt

    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (250.00 EGP) (optional)

    King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Central or harbor located hotels (East and West Bank)
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramases IX
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Queens
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Queen Titi
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - The Tomb of Khaemhet,
    Exclusions
    • Optional Tour
    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

    Khalid was a very knowledgeable guide who obviously cares a great deal about Egyptian history. His enthusiasm added to the broad amount of information he shared about all of the sites we visited. As Hassan skillfully drove us to the Valley of the Kings, and...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

    Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your feedback and generous compliments for our team members. We are delighted to read your comments and so glad to know that you were extremely satisfied from the time you left your hotel to the time you...More

    Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

    I would like to Thank Khalid Eltayeb for his friendly and smiling service rendered during our tour in Luxor. We visited the temples, Luxor Habu, Karnak and Al Deir A Bahari Temples as well as the Luxor Museum with Khalid as our tour guide. We...More

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    Ragab-ElMotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

    Dear valued guests, Thank you so much for taking the time and effort to share your experiences about Luxor Travels with others. We are very happy and grateful to hear that you felt safe and that your tour guide was professional. It was our pleasure...More

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