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Trip to valley of the kings from Hurghada

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Duration

15 Hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

Deutsch, English, Nederlands

Overview

Trip to Valley of the Kings from Hurghada. See the Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and Lunch. Book a day excursion from Hurghada to explore Egypt’s finest historic sites in the Luxor Valley of the kings.

Pickup and drop-off and the services of an Egyptologist guide as you explore the most important landmarks of Ancient Egypt.

After the pickup from the hotel, drive to Luxor to visit the most important temple in Egypt. Luxor trip is not just a tour to visit some monuments but is a trip to the past of Egypt.

Enjoy a wonderful tour in the Nile with the motor boat (optional) and sail through the beauty of Upper Egypt.

Trip to the valley of the kings from Hurghada

Watch the Valley of the Nobles and capture some photos of the burial place of the generals, ministers of the new kingdom.

See the impressive Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of the Temple of Amenophis III, who was the grandfather of the boy king Tutankhamun.

Visit Luxor from Hurghada.

Enjoy your visit to Luxor in a small group of 8 people maximum. Travel in a small deluxe air-conditioned van with a private guide.

Explore Karnak temple which is the biggest complex in the world and the image of Luxor. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Karnak temple is the most important complex in the world and the 2nd most visited place after the pyramids. The temple is the image and source of history that gave the way to glory of Luxor.

Wonder at the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 massive columns to the Great Festival temple of the god Amun. Watch the two massive obelisks then reach the sacred lake with its holly water.

Walk through the sphinxes avenue, 42 statues of a lion body with a head of a ram. They are symbolizing the provinces of Egypt as 21 in the south (Upper Egypt) and 21 in the north (Lower Egypt).

The statues are made of sandstone, the same quality of stone used for the whole temple. Most of these sphinxes have been restored so they are in a good condition. It is easy to see and recognize the details of the animal face and the art technique.

Valley of the kings

It locates on the west side of Luxor and has two valleys, the east one where most of the tombs are located and the west valley has one grave.

Kings valley contains 63 tombs, most of them are in good conditions.

All royal ones decorated with scenes from Egyptian mythology, rituals, and texts from the book of the dead.

The beginning of the place goes back to the 18th dynasty so it includes the tombs of the three dynasties 18th, 19th, and 20th.

This site became a world heritage site in 1979. By 1922 was such an awesome discovery of the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamun.

Colossi of Memnon

Memnon colossi are quartz monoliths, 18 meters high. The king is sitting on his throne. The back plinth bears the royal names and titles in large Hieroglyphics. Both sides of the cube throne are decorated with the symbolic unification of Upper and Lower Egypt.

Trip to valley of the kings and Luxor should be a top priority if you are in Egypt!

2 persons 3 persons 4 – 8 persons
€105 per person €90 per person €85 per person

Itinerary:-

  • Early start around 05:15 am from the hotel with a Private deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit the temple of Karnak.
  • Tour in the Nile with the motorboat for 30 minutes (optional $10 per person)
  • Lunch at the west side as a buffet with excellent variety and an Egyptian touch also.
  • Drive to Valley of the Kings, many of which are stylish and lavishly decorated.
  • Finally, visit the Colossi of Memnon, the remains of the temple of Amenhotep III, the grandfather of the king Tutankhamun.

What’s Included

  • Karnak temple
  • Valley of the kings
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Transports with A/C vehicle
  • Entrance tickets
  • Egyptologist
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • What is not mentioned
  • Tomb of Seti I (1800 LE)
  • Tutankhamun’s tomb (500 LE)
  • Ramses VII (180 LE)

Please Note

  • Passport required
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of 2 travelers
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • For El Gouna hotels will be an extra transfer charge €20 per car/van without regard to how many people are to be paid upon pick up.
  • Child price starting from 5 to 11 years old
  • Infant till 4 years old is free

What do I need to bring

  • Breakfast box from the hotel
  • Hats
  • Sun Cream
  • Money
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Suitable dress
  • Sunglasses

Cancelation Policy

  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Live tour guide

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Nederlands

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trip to valley of the kings
Alina
05/12/2024

Nice day!

The guide hasan was amazing, honest and knows a lot of things. It was a long day, but all worth it. Beautiful experience. Overall, it was a very nice day.
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Jan
05/08/2024

Heel leuke dag

De tour was erg mooi en iedereen heeft een mooie dag in Luxor gehad. De gids was fantastisch en spreekt goed Nederlands.
trip to valley of the kings
Jasmine
05/08/2024

Best tour

We booked this trip from Hurghada and it was great, we were very excited to see valley of the kings. Our guide was the best
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