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Private Guided Tour to Valley of the Kings
"You will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 4 hours. You will be transported to the must-see Necropolis of Thebes in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes and 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 visi transport by air-conditioned vehicle all entrance fees for the mentioned sites hotel pick up and drop off and excludes any extra not mentioned and gratuities for guide and driver."""
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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
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Tombs

Tuthomosis I was the first Pharaoh to have his tomb cut, around 1495 BCE, and was followed by later Kings, over the next 500 years. There are 62 tombs in the valley. Each tomb is numbered in order of...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

KV 62 - Tomb of Tutankhamen

When his tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922, Tutankhamen became the most famous ruler of the ancient world. We didn't go inside because we didn't have time but next time I'll go...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is situated in the Western mountain that lies parallel with the Nile on the opposite side of the Luxor and Karnak temples. So far there have been 62 tombs of the kings of the...
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belgrade03
Mar 08, 2004

Valley of the Kings

No trip to Luxor would be complete without a trip to the Valley of the Kings on the west bank.Although there isn’t much to take photographs of here, as all the tombs are underground, the valley is...
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catkin
May 25, 2004

Valley of the Kings

We visited the Valley of the Kings in deep afternoon, in fact we were the last group. So, there were no crowds of tourists :-) And the heat wasn't so heavy as in the middle of the day. We wisited 3...
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Shofja
Dec 28, 2004

Tomb of Tawsret

The tomb of Queen Tawsret and Siptah in the VAlley of the Kings is an easy one to visit as it does not involve climbing or steps. The walls are brightly painted and there is a sarcophagus.The photo...
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uglyscot
Jun 30, 2005

KV 2 - Tomb of Ramses IV

This tomb was spared flood-water damage and paintings are very well preserved.Rameses IV, 1151-1145 B.C. Rameses IV, the son of Rameses III, ascended to the throne during a period when Egypt had...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

KV 8 - Tomb of Merenptah

This tomb is damaged but you can still see great paintings.Merenptah, 1212-1202 B.C. Because Rameses II lived into his eighties at a time when normal life expectancy in Egypt was only about forty,...
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Jeca011
Jun 15, 2004

Look up

When visiting tombs, don't forget to look up as even the ceilings can be decorated . From the earliest times [eg IVthe Dynasty] ceilings were often painted blue or black with 5 pointed yellow stars....
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uglyscot
May 01, 2006

Tomb of Ramses IX

This is a large tomb with excellent paintings. It is usually crowded, so that photography was difficult, and the paintings are protected by glass or plastic. Nowadays photography is forbidden in all...
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uglyscot
May 01, 2006

Valley of the Kings

For visiting the Valley of the Kings you need some time. So cross the Nile to the westbank and start your visit in the Valley of the Kings. Fore some of the 20 tombs you have to wait a long time...
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sachara
Aug 22, 2003

KV 17 - Tomb of Seti I

This tomb is the most preserved tomb in the valley. It descends over 100m. The long corridor ends with the burial chamber. The burial chamber originally contained Seti’s alabaster sarcophagus, but...
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Jun 15, 2004
 
 
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"Two-Thirds of Egypt's Ruins are Here"
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Things to Do Near Valley of the Kings

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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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