Private Tour Valley of the Kings and Queens and Hatshepsut Temple


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Duration: 6 hours

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Overview

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.


What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance tickets

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Optional Tour


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy


What To Expect

Valley of the Kings
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),

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Ramses III
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’

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Ramases IX
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.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Merenptah
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 .

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
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 .

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Valley of the Queens
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

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Queen Titi
Tomb of Queen Titi

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef
Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef, Luxor, Egypt

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Colossi of Memnon
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Medinat Habu
Temple of Medinat Habu

• Admission Ticket Free

Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (300.00 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

• Admission Ticket Free

The Tomb of Khaemhet,
The Tomb of Khaemhet,

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Entrance fees to the tomb of Tomb of Queen Nefertari (1400.00 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.

• Admission Ticket Free

Luxor Travels
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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

• Admission Ticket Free

Valley of the Nobles
Tombs of the Nobles,

• Admission Ticket Free

Howard Carter House
Howard Carter House,

• Admission Ticket Free

Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
It is the "Ramesseum Temple", which includes a number of huge statues of King Ramses II and a number of inscriptions that tell the nature of life in that period of the Pharaonic state, where the pictures and inscriptions decorating the temple wall record the facts of the famous Battle of Kadesh in which King Ramses II won over the Hittites and how His planning for war
King Ramses II ordered the construction of the Ramesseum Temple to show the greatness and stature of Ramses II among the ancient kings

• Admission Ticket Free

Temple of Merenptah
Temple of Merenptah, Luxor

• Admission Ticket Free

Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Ragab tour guide excellent
corygF1739GO, 04-06-2022
Ragab was very helpful, we booked the wrong day and they were very professional and made it work! Provided great information and tour guide was not pushy and helped us navigate the city.
Worth it!
785dalic, 19-05-2022
Ahmed made this a wonderful experience. The way the tour was planned was great. He was smart about the times he took us to each location in order to avoid the crowds. He was very knowledgeable about the history and he was delightful to be around. His driver was also very nice and the car was cool and clean. Also, the place he took us for lunch was truly delicious. So far my favorite meals I’ve had so far. Highly recommend.
Ahmed was amazing
johnsJ5489EN, 09-05-2022
Ahmed aziz was amazing. He was knowledgeable about all the amazing things we saw. He was extremely friendly and nice. Took care of us the whole time. Would highly recommend him.
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Sara-Bekers, 12-09-2021
Luxor is by far one of my favourite cities in Egypt. It is littered with the ancient world. It is absolutely worth the trip to visit these places on the West Bank. If you are a student remember your student card/ID to get the student discount and carry a lot of water with you!
Luxor Egypt,
Daron_V, 20-08-2020
Everything was good a few of the tombs were closed. The gift shop workers are very pushy and would not take a firm no for an answer. Wear dark shades so you don't have to look there way. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We felt very safe.




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