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"Private Tour: Luxor West Bank
"Crossing the Nile River to the West Bank you'll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor) you will have a brief stop at the visitors center. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated rooms. If you wish to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun an additional cost is payable direct.Leaving the hot sands of the Valley of the Kings
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Discover Luxor: Half Day Tour to Valley of The Kings Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and The Memnon Colossal Statues
"The Valley of the Kings: the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial. There are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tomb is King Tut-Ankh-Amon tomb. The Valley of the Kings is one of the most popular tourist si and people flock here in huge numbers. The Temple of Hatshepsut: one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut was the famous female ruler of Egypt. She posed as a male to gain the throne. The most unique scenes on the walls of the te which mark the remains of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III.""""Half-day tour to see the necropolis of ancient Thebes. Visit The Valley of the Kings last resting-place of the ancient Pharaohs the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Memnon colossal statues. Also
From $47.00
 
Tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens with Late Lunch
"At 12:00pm you will be picked up by an expert tour guide from your hotel in Luxor and start your tour to visit the Valley of the Kings The most famous site in Luxor. The Valley was the burial palace of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom (1550 – 1070 BC) you will see 3 tombs of the most famous Pharaohs ruled Egypt from Luxor Like The tomb of Ramses IV Merenptah ""son of Ramses II"" Tomb Thutmose III the founder of the ancient Egyptian Empire tomb
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West Bank, Luxor

I agree with comments above.At the end of March, already hot, saw three including Ramses 9 and Tuthmosis III (which was up stairs and down stairs, quite low in places but v good). You could pay extra...
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TheAndos
May 02, 2010

Great and interesting visit

The valley of the kings is a great place to visit early in the day if possible.You are unfortunatly NOT allowed to take camera's in to the site at all.Withe the basic ticket you can visit 3 tombs....
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stevemt
Apr 28, 2010

Cheapest Balloon ride ever!

Look out for balloon ride offers in June 2008, we paid £30 each for a sunrise trip, I know that sounds hard to believe but that was offered to us by our local tour rep.......we didn,t even have to...
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robpreston
Dec 26, 2009

Visit the Valley of the Kings - 4.

This is where I got arrested by the tourist police!The third and final tomb that Anne and I visited was the tomb of Thutmoses III. We were told to visit this tomb last as it is the most impressive...
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K.Knight
Oct 28, 2009

Visit the Valley of the Kings - 3.

The second tomb that Anne and I decided to visit was the tomb of Ramses VI.The tunnel was short but the air was nice and cool. It seemed as though every square inch of wall was covered in some form of...
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K.Knight
Oct 28, 2009

Visit the Valley of the Kings - 2.

Anne and I purchased a 3 tomb pass at the Valley of the Kings. This allowed us access to any three tombs, excluding the tomb of Tutankhamun (Tomb number 62.) We chose the tomb of Ramses I as our first...
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K.Knight
Oct 28, 2009

Visit the Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is located on the West Bank of the Nile River in Luxor. From your hotel you can book a tour which will include a boat ride across the Nile and transport to and from the Valley...
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K.Knight
Oct 28, 2009

Hot Balloon

I went to the tourist office and asked for balloon companies. I called them and asked each direct for the price (hotel price is higher as they add commission.) Eventually we went with Viking (after...
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Poling
Feb 08, 2009

See treasures at Valley of the Kings

The real treasures here are the tombs themselves! This is the Valley of the Kings, but note that there is also a Valley of the Queens (I actually saw the Valley of the Queens first before the...
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jumpingnorman
Jan 19, 2009

Valley of the Kings

The principal must-see site in Luxor has to be the Valley of the Kings for it's historical value as well as it's visual impact!Your ticket costs 80LE for adults as of Nov. 2008 with concessions for...
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chizz
Jan 11, 2009

Doing the tour independently Part I

If you prefer travelling independently to the Valley of the Kings rather than as one of a tour party then you can try the approach we adopted.I reckoned it would be easy to find a taxi driver to take...
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MikeBird
Dec 31, 2008

Luxor, West Bank

You can do this on your own. I got the information at the tourist office in Luxor. BTW, the tourist office moved, it is now near the mummy museum on the lower lever near the boats.The tourist office...
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MikeySoft
Sep 27, 2008
 
 
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"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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Luxor Temple

The architecture is like a majority of the sites, beautiful beyond words. There's a church built above part of the temple. This was when the Nile River was higher and the site was considerably...
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Karnak Temple

Along with the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, this place is a real stunner. The architecture and the man made lake with clay pipes still being used is a marvel in engineering and...
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Temple of Hatshepsut

Located beneath massive cliffs near the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri, is dedicated to Amon-Ra, the sun god. Hatshepsut, meaning 'foremost of...
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Deir el Medina

The workers that built the great tombs of the Pharaohs lived in a village not far from the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Many tombs have been discovered here. The workers tombs at Deir...
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Colossi of Memnon

These two statues once stood at the entrance gate of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, though very little of the temple behind them remains today. They were carved from two massive granite blocks,...
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The Souks or Market

the sights, the sounds, the smell, the haggling among buyers and seller...you'll be right in the front row seat watching all these happenings when you get to the inner portion of the market. go...go...
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