Description

 A guided tour to visit the Necropolis of Thebes at the west bank visiting The Valley of the Queens, also known as Wadi el-Melikat, is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient timest, there are more than 90 tombs, many are stylish and lavishly decorated. An example is the resting place carved out of the rock for Queen Nefertari (QV66) of the 19th Dynasty wife and favorite queen of Ramses II. She is one of the best known Egyptian queens. The polychrome reliefs in her tomb are still intact and it is the largest and most spectacular in the valley of the queens. Continue visiting the temple of Medinat Habu which is one of the largest memorial temples in Egypt. It measures 320m in length (east to west) and about 200m in width (north to south). It was built to commemorate Ramses III who considered the last great pharaoh of Egypt. His mortuary temple is covered with reliefs of his conquests. His reign lasted from 1186 to 1155 BC. The memorial temple has 7,000 square meters of well-preserved decorated surfaces. According to ancient belief was the place that Amun first appeared. Both Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III built a temple dedicated to Amun then Rameses III constructed his larger memorial temple on the site.

Itinerary:-

  • Pick up by A/C car or bus from hotels, Airport, train station or cruises
  • Transfer to the west bank
  • Visit the two colossal statues of Memnon
  • Visit the valley of the queens
  • Visit the temple of Ramses III, known as Madinat Habu
  • Availability for shopping stops
  • Transfer back to the east bank.




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Destination: Luxor

Tour category: History

Departure location: Luxor

Duration: 5 hours

Booking in Advance: Until 1 day before the event

Physical Difficulty Level: Moderate

Travel mode: A/C Minibus, Car

Adult price: $65

Child price: $ 32.5

Infant Price: $ 0


What's Included

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Valley of the queens
  • Temple of Ramses III (Madinat Habu)
  • Colossi of Memnon (Imenhotep III)

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Tomb of queen Nefertari
  • Personal Expenses
  • Shopping
  • Lunch
  • Photography in the valley of the queens

Please Note

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • This is a private tour/activity Only your group will participate
  • Infant till 4 years old is free
  • Child price starting from 5 till 11 years old
  • This tour is just for customers who are staying in Luxor

What do I need to bring

  • Hats
  • Sun glasses
  • Money
  • Sun cream
  • Comfortable shoes

Cancelation Policy

  • Cancellation fee 35% if booking is cancelled a day or less before event

Live tour guide

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • French
  • Arabic

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Today we had the most amazing tour at the Valley of the Kings. Since moment we arrived at the airport guide was waiting for us with a huge smile that made us feel super comfortable. he is super knowledgeab. he made the tour fun and very educational. he was very attentive of our needs. Provided us with drinks and water the whole time and picked one of the best Egyptians restaurants I’ve tried for our trip lunch. I would definitely recommend for anyone thinking of doing this tour, I promise you he will make your trip an extraordinary adventure.