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Tour To Queens Valley, Habu Temple And Deir El-Madinah

Day Trip

Essam A.

Luxor
English
5.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 12 people

Explore in a half-day tour the beautiful queens’ tombs in the Queens’ Valley, the magnificent Habu Temple, and the craftsmen’s tombs in Deir El-Madinah or the Artisans’ Valley on the West Bank of Luxor with your professional tour guide.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel reception.

08:00

Pick up from your hotel

I will pick you up from your hotel between (8-9 AM) to commence your tour to the Valley of the Queens.

08:30

Visit Valley of the Queens

The Queens Valley lies about five kilometers south of the Kings Valley and was discovered in 1904. It was named (ta-nfrw) (The Land of Beauty), when it was devoted to burying the 19th and 20th Dynasty of Queens, princesses, and royal children.

The Valley of the Queens includes more than 90 graves, most incomplete. There are four graves open to the public. The tombs of Amenhershef, Titi, Khaemwaset, and Nefertari. The later tomb includes a supplementary fee of 1400 L.E.

We drive from the Valley of the Queens to the Valley of the Artisans or Deir El-Madinah.

10:10

Visit Deir El-Madinah

Around 4 km south of the Kings Valley lies the Valley of the Artisans or Deir El-Madinah.

The region was given the name Deir El-Madinah or (City Monastery) when its temple was converted to a monastery. The town had been devoted to the Kings’ Valley craftsmen and their families. The community is one of the few still extant ancient settlements. It has more than 74 houses and is divided into two major parts or suburbs.

Then we drive to our last stop in your tour the magnificent Temple of Habu.

11:50

Visit Habu Temple

Habu is a giant religious complex with a unique entrance called Magdol. Habu may be derived from the name of the legend architect of the 18th Dynasty, Ahmose Son of Habu. The principal feature of the complex is the Ramses III Temple. Ramses III was the 20th Dynasty’s second pharaoh. He ruled for 31 years over (1186-1155 BC).

His temple is an extraordinary temple. It is very well preserved a substantial portion of its inscriptions. reliefs, and colors.

From Habu Temple, we drive back to your hotel.

13:30

Drop off at your hotel

I will drop you off at your hotel around 1:30 PM.

Ending Point

At your hotel.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Entrance fees of all sites of the tour.

Licensed Egyptologist tour guide.

Parking fees, Gas, and local taxes.

What‘s not included

Gratuities.

Nefertari's Tomb in Queens Valley.

Drinks and meals.

Important Information

Please feel free to contact me for any arrangement. I am happy to make a customized plan for you!

Flat shoes, sunglasses, hats, sun creams, cell phones, or cameras are recommended for this tour.

Please keep in mind that the Tomb of Nefertari at the Valley of the Queens has a private fee of 1400 EGP per person if you're interested to see it. So make sure you have that sum in cash in Egyptian Pound.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$38/ per person