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Tour to queens valley and temple of Ramses. Perfect choices for Luxor trips and tours if you are in Luxor. Visit the valley of the Queens with the awesome temple of king Ramsses III. The glory of the city began more after its army under king Kamos who defeated the Hyksos so it became the political, military capital of Egypt. Its history started even deeper than the 18th dynasty. The great king Montuhotep from the 11th dynasty reunited the two parts of Egypt. It owns almost 75% of Egypt’s monuments and even 30% of the whole world. No city has such glory and history as Luxor. The city was also a place for pilgrimage and a dream place for the Greeks and Romans. Therefore, Luxor was the ancient future of arts, construction, engineering, and medicine. In it, the bodies of the most famous kings had been embalmed.

Why the Tour to queens valley?

A Guided Tour to queens valley to visit the Necropolis of Thebes at the west bank. Therefore, visiting The Valley of the Queens, also call it Wadi el-Melikat, is a place in Egypt where the wives of Pharaohs are locating. Truly, there are more than 90 tombs, many are stylish and lavishly decorated. An example is a resting place for Queen Nefertari (QV66) of the 19th Dynasty who was the wife and favorite queen of Ramses II also. 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.

The temple of Ramesses III or we call it Madinat Habu

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 belongs to Ramses III who was the last great pharaoh of Egypt. His mortuary temple has beautiful reliefs from his conquests. In addition, his reign lasted from 1186 to 1155 BC. Thus, the memorial temple has 7,000 square meters of well-preserved decorated surfaces also. 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 also.

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
  • Explore the valley of the queens
  • See the temple of Ramses III, which we  know as Madinat Habu
  • Availability for shopping stops
  • Transfer back to the east bank.

2 persons

3 persons

4 – 8 persons

$ 65 per person

$ 50 per person

$ 45 per person

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Destination: Luxor

Tour category: History tours and Excursions

Departure location: Luxor

Duration: 5 hours

Booking in Advance: Until 1 day before the event

Physical Difficulty Level: Moderate

Travel mode: Deluxe 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 with camera

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
  • russian

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Wow!

Truly an amazing set of sites. So much history and really so much to take in! I feel as I could spends weeks learning more and more! my guide was truly fantastic his knowledge, experience and the time he took to explain everything and to answer my questions was fantastic. I would highly Recommend this tour