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Luxor Full Day Tour: Valley of Kings & Queens - Hatshepsut Temple And More

Explore the highlights of the Theban Necropolis on the West Bank of Luxor on a private full day tour led by a qualified Egytologist. Have the opportunity to visit the amazing Valley of the Kings, the Majestic Queen Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Then, to the fascinating temple of Madient Habu, The Nobles tombs, the Valley of the Artisans and the the fabulous Valley of the Queens. This private tour includes pickup and drop-off by an air-conditioned vehicle at your Luxor hotel or cruise ship, and can be customized to your schedule with a variety of start times, including early departures that take advantage of cooler morning temperatures.

per adult from

$134

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Transfers/pickup service from your Hotel/ Nile cruise and return by A/C vehicle..
    • Qualified Egyptologist English Speaking guide
    • A bottle of water during the tour
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing
    • Tipping to the guide and driver
    • Lunch is optional in this tour
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Nobles
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Queens
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Medinat Habu
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt

    Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from Hotel / Nile Cruise at 7:30 am, to start your remarkable day in the West Bank Of Luxor. Drive to the west bank for about 40 minutes in a private air-conditioned car, enjoy the scenery and views of the green farms and the countryside of Luxor.
    Arrive at the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the new kingdom curved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies.
    Your tour guide will explain to you from outside about the secrets of the paintings, colors and how the ancient Egyptian workers succeeded to curve such impressive tombs, as no guiding inside the tombs. Then, visit the best 3 selected tombs from the open ones.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut, King Valley Road, Luxor Egypt

    Proceed to visit the unique design  Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari, that was renewed and rebuilt by the Polish mission in Egypt since 1960 up till these days. Listen to the queen's interesting story from your Egyptology guide and know how she managed to rule as a sole Pharaoh.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Valley of the Nobles, West Bank near Ramesseum Gurna, Luxor Egypt

    Drive over to visit tombs of the Nobles of the New Kingdom with their relief carving of outstanding quality. Enjoy the daily life scenes and see the owners of the tombs in charge of their careers as officials at the court of their Pharaohs.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), Deir el-Medina, Luxor Egypt

    Then, continue to Deir El Madina known as the Valley of the Workers at the northern end of the Theban Necropolis. It is an ancient village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom period(1550-1080B.C). Enjoy the colorful workers family tombs with their vivid and impressive paintings.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Valley of the Queens, Luxor Egypt

    Then, to the Valley of the Queens, also known as Wadi el-Melikat, where the wives and children of the Kings of Egypt dating primarily from the 18th Dynasty – 20th Dynasty were buried. It was known then as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning “the place of beauty”, more than 90 tombs are stylish and lavishly decorated. An example is the resting place carved out of the rock for Queen Nefertari (QV66) of the 19th Dynasty wife and favorite queen of Ramses II. The reliefs in her tomb are still intact and it is the largest and most spectacular in the valley of the queens.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor Egypt

    Madinat Habu, located at the southern end of the Theban Necropolis, where the first labor strike in history against their king Ramesses III was launched. This memorial temple of Ramesses III is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and surrounded by a massive mud-brick enclosure wall, which may have been fortified. Marvel at a royal palace, temples, and a series of wall carvings that depict memorial scenes and Ramesses III’s defeat of the Sea Peoples.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

    Stop for some nice photos in front of the two 17 meters statues of Memnon, once decorating the entrance of the biggest Funeral Temple of king AmonhotepIII from the New kingdom in the West Bank.



    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley

    Later on, you will be transferred to your hotel or Nile cruise in Luxor.

    Duration: 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hotels or Nile Cruises in Luxor
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Lifetime Tours

Activity ID: V-104708P7

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