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8 Hour Tour to Nefertari's Tomb, King Tut's Tomb, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, and Karnak Temples

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    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd, Al Bairat, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

    Enjoy an unforgettable day exploring the mysteries of ancient kings and queens, such as 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. Also, visit other important royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Queens, such as the Tomb of Queen Nefertari which is currently open for a limited time and for limited visitors only. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be with you to take you back in time to unveil the mysteries of these famous royals.

    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. 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), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Next stop is 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. 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.


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

    Valley of the Kings. Also, visit other important royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt

    Enjoy an 8 hour guided tour to explore the mysteries of ancient mythology, such as the mystery of 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

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Queen Nefertari, Luxor Egypt

    Tomb of Queen Nefertari which is currently open for a limited time and limited visitors only. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be with you to take you back in time to unveil the mysteries of these famous royals.

    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.

    Duration: 20 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: 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 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: 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 Tutankhamen and belonged to the same dynasty.

    Duration: 1 hour

    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 around 1391-1353BC. Then, you will have a break to enjoy lunch in a restaurant with Nile view on the West Bank.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt

    After lunch, you will be transported to Karnak in the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.

    After touring the sites, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor 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, and lunch.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Amun, Temple of Karnak complex, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Amun, also known as Karnak Temples. You visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak, Karnak,, Luxor Egypt

    Karnak you visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Thutmoses I, Luxor Egypt

    Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt

    Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I,

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), Luxor, Nile River Valley

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

    Howard Carter House, Luxor, Nile River Valley

    Pass By: Temple of Seti I, Past the road to the Valley of the Kings, towards the village of el-Tarif. This is a Temple not a Tomb, Luxor Egypt

    Temple of Seti I, Luxor, Nile River Valley

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

    Temple of Merenptah, Luxor, Nile River Valley

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

    Tomb of Ramses VI, Luxor, Nile River Valley

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

    Valley of the Nobles, Luxor, Nile River Valley

    Pass By: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

    Luxor Temple, Luxor, Nile River Valley

    Pass By: Mummification Museum, Corniche El Nil St. Opposite Mina Palace Hotel, Luxor Egypt

    Mummification Museum, Luxor, Nile River Valley
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Your hotel
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Queen Nefertari
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramases IX
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Amun
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Thutmoses I
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Airport transfers (return transfer can be added for additional cost of $30...
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    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 12 June 2018

    Ragas was very knowledgeable and informative. He clearly new his subject and enhanced the tour experience

    Date of experience: June 2018
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    Ragab-Elmotgalye, Manager at Luxor Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

    Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for your positive comments! We are very glad to hear you had an enhanced tour experience thanks to your tour guide. We would enjoy having you back in Luxor any time! Sincerely, Ragab El Motgalye

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    Response from Ragab-ElMotgalye | Property representative |
    Hi ! Airport pickup is not include but if you wish to add airport pick up and drop of it will cost you 30 usd extra. You could book your Flight beck at 6 PM hop this help. For more information please feel free to ask us... More
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