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West Bank Private Day Tour from Luxor
"Meet your guide who will escort you to the Valley of the Kings you will find the remarkable tombs of Egypt's ancient kings their families and other Egyptian nobility after wards you will head to the Valley of the Queens where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. The valley is located near the better known Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile across from Thebes (modern Luxor). Have a photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon before you continue to the impressive Hatshepsut Temple dramatically located at the base of colossal cliffs. Wander through the UNESCO World Heritage site at Deir el-Medina where the tomb artisans from the Valley of the Kings lived. Your lunch will be served before you take the way to the hotel."""
From $75.00
 
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
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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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