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Valley of the Kings

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Valley of the Kings

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Isabell david wrote a review Yesterday
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
This place is the best place i visited in egypt. It's cultural really important definitely i will go back again with Egyptologist guide
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Lucy Marie Hal. wrote a review Yesterday
Ottawa, Canada13 contributions
I wanted all my life to visit this site, and we did with our amazing guide! The site itself was easy to access if you are able to walk; it would be difficult for people with walking difficulties, and with a wheel chair the tombs are almost impossible to see (because of their construction with them going down into the mountains; not sure how else this could be remedied really). The main ticket gets you 3 tombs, and then there are extra tickets for the special ones like Ramses VI. Our guide recommended the Ramses VI tomb over King Tut's because Tut's tomb is so small. We were very happy we went into Ramses' tomb! It's so large, and because of the high price, very few people visit it. You can't miss Valley of the Kings if you go to Egypt!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Tom L wrote a review Yesterday
Klein, Texas32 contributions5 helpful votes
Walk among the spirits of ancient pharaohs. This is the highlight of Ancient Egypt. Make sure you have really good walking shoes as you see so, so much. Plan to spend two (or more) days during your visit to take in all the sites. Like the rest of Egypt, wear tough skin to ignore the numerous pesky vendors and “helpful” guards who demand tips if you make the mistake of accepting help.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Mariam A wrote a review 5 Jan
Cairo, Egypt80 contributions12 helpful votes
As an Egyptian, it’s a huge pity for me to write this review. The place itself is wonderful and in perfect condition, HOWEVER, our visit was ruined by the embarrassing attitude of people working there: 1- taxi drivers save no effort to deceive you. Despite us being “locals” we were chased by taxi drivers trying to sell us INSANELY expensive rides. A simple “no” isn’t enough, they will stalk the hell out of you till you give up and accept their offer or else scream at them. My advice, pretend you do not speak English and never pay any attention to them till you are left alone (same advice works with carriage/boat/souvenirs sellers). 2- the second you pass the gate, you’re again chased by tour guides selling overpriced tours, and trying falsely to convince you that the visit cannot be done without their help. 3- upon entering every tomb, one of the “guards” will offer to take your photo using your own mobile/camera or explain the history of the place (they are not of course being nice but rather trying to squeeze any tips out of you). My advice again, ignore them with a polite “no, thank you”.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Alina P wrote a review 4 Jan
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It's a must if you visit Egypt. Very interesting and amazing stories and places. On our ticket we had 3 tombs to enter and the guide recommended us Ramses III, Ramses IX and Merenptah. For Tutankhamun we had to pay extra. Since we visited during pandemic times, it was not very crowded. You had to wear mask and also tip the guys from the entrance. Also inside there were guys who would help you take pictures, of course in exchange of tips. It was very interesting
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Date of experience: December 2020
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