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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 Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens
"From your vantage point on the felucca you will see Agha Khan Mausoleum situated on the top of a hill commanding a magnificent view of Aswan area. On the West Bank the desolate hillside is dotted with the Tombs of the Nobles which your qualified Egyptologist guide will give a brief history of as you sail by.Your felucca ride to Kitchener Island t depending on wind speed and Nile currents and on arrival your guide will accompany you to Aswan Botanic Gardens. Visit the small botanical museum before strolling through the tranquil gardens which are home to many exotic species of plants and trees imported from all around the world. The Aswan and young couples and families from Aswan often spend their day enjoying the island.Returning to your felucca you will return to Aswan's East Bank riding the currents and winds on a relaxing sail with the expertise and knowledge of your local felucca captain!"
From $19.00
 
Private Guided Day Trip to Luxor from Cairo by Plane
"Your driver will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel in Cairo and drive you to Cairo airport by air-conditioned car to catch your flight to Luxor.Upon arrival in the beautiful city of Luxor meet you guide and your driver then cross the River Nile to the West bank of Luxor. Start your day by visiting the Valley of the Kings the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the colossi of Memnon.Next cross to the East bank. Have lunch then visit the Temple of Karnak and the temple of Luxor. Later in the day your driver will take you back to Luxor airport to catch your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival Cairo meet your driver who will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo."""
From $275.00

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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