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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
From $60.00
 
Private Tour Valley of the Kings and Queens and Hatshepsut Temple
"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 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
From $63.00
 
Private Car and Driver for 1 Day in Luxor
"Enjoy a whole day and choose the sites to visit; for example you can choose to visit Karnak and Luxor Temples Luxor Museum Valley of the Kings Valley of the Queens Hatshepsut Temple.You will be picked up from Luxor Airport railway station
From $30.00

More Things to Do in Necropolis of Thebes

Madinet Habu - Migdol Gate

Named after a Syrian fortress, the Migdol Gate was built by Ramses III after his victories in Syria. The monumental gate is architecturally unique in Egypt as it was modelled after gates more commonly...
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Mar 02, 2008

Temple of Ramses III - Hypostyle Halls & beyond

For centuries, the locals nibbled on stones from the inner-most part of the Temple of Ramses III to construct other edifices, so we are now left with very little of what must have once been a highly...
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Mar 02, 2008

Temple of Ramses III - Second Courtyard

The Second Pylon leads to the Second Courtyard. It is of a similar size to the first, though bordered on all four sides with porticoes, two of which are lined with Osirid statues of Ramses III. During...
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Mar 02, 2008

Temple of Ramses III - First Courtyard

Connecting the First and Second Pylons, the First Courtyard of the Temple of Ramses III is bordered by a portico on either side. The right hand portico is lined with statues of Ramses III in the form...
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Mar 02, 2008

Temple of Ramses III - First Pylon

The enormous First Pylon of the Temple of Ramses III is dedicated to the glory of the Pharaoh. Scenes of offerings of prisoners to the gods dominate the two walls of the Pylon and supplemented with...
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Mar 02, 2008

Madinet Habu - Temple of Ramses III

The best kept secret in western Thebes, the funerary Temple of Ramses III is often skipped by organised tourist groups. Yet, it is one of the best preserved and largest temples in all of Thebes....
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Mar 01, 2008
 
 
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Madinet Habu

Referred to as Madinet Habu, this temple complex is the largest in Western Thebes and second only to the Complex of Karnak in size. The complex is made up several temples and structures built by...
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Mar 01, 2008

Madinet Habu - Temple of Amun

Built in the 15th century BC by Pharaoh Thutmosis III, the Temple of Amun is the oldest temple in Madinet Habu. It is much smaller than the funerary Temple of Ramses III, but remained in use for over...
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Mar 01, 2008

Deir el-Bahri - The Temple of Hatshepsut

One of the star temples in the Necropolis of Thebes, the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut was built during her reign in the 15th century BC. She became the defacto ruler while her son, Thutmosis...
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Feb 29, 2008

Deir el-Bahri

With desert cliffs towering above, Deir el-Bahri is the most dramatic of all temples in Thebes. In fact, it is a complex of mortuary temples and chapels built by several pharoahs from the Middle and...
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Feb 29, 2008

Temple of Hatshepsut - Inner Courtyard

What was once the hypostyle hall of the Temple of Hatshepsut is now an inner courtyard with few of the columns standing. The courtyard is dominated by the towering cliffs above and is flanked by two...
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Feb 29, 2008

Temple of Hatshepsut - Upper Terrace

In contrast to the lower terraces, the third terrace in the Temple of Hatshepsut is quite small. Statues of the Queen in the form of the god Osiris were erected along the terrace and its portico's...
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Feb 29, 2008

Temple of Hatshepsut - Punt Colonnade

One of the most celebrated parts of the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Punt Colonnade tells the story of Queen Hatshepsut's expedition to the Land of Punt. Historians have located this distant nation...
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Feb 29, 2008

Deir el-Bahri - Chapel of Hathor

Dedicated to the goddess of love and happiness, Hathor, this small chapel is adjacent to both the Temple of Hatshepsut and the ruined Temple of Thutmosis III, and dates from the reign of Queen...
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Feb 28, 2008

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