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Tour to the Valley of the Queens, Deir El Medina and Ramesseum Temple

Explore the wonderful tombs of the queens and the royal children at the Valley of the Queens, tombs of the workers who built the royal tombs for kings and queens at Deir El Medina, and the majestic temple of Rameses II at the Ramesseum.
Hotel pick up and drop off and, entrance fees are included.
Licensed tour guide.

per adult from

$70

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entrance fees
    • Licensed tour guide
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Queens
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
    • Entry/Admission - Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Meals, drinks, and personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Valley of the Queens, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

    Valley of the Queens is dedicated to the tombs of the Queens, the wives and children of the Kings of Egypt dating primarily from the 18th Dynasty – 20th Dynasty. The main wadi is U shaped and contains 91 tombs with the subsidiary valleys adding another 19 tombs many of which are not complete. The most important tombs are numbered

    Qv 42 Pareherwenemef, son of Rameses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

    Qv 43 Seth-her-khepshef (Rameses VIII), son of Rameses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

    Qv 44 Khaemwaset, son of Rameses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

    Qv 52 Queen Tyti ( 19th or 20th dynasty ).

    Qv 55 Prince Amonherkhepshef, son of Ramses III, ( 20th dynasty )

    Qv 66 Queen Nefertari, wife of Ramses II, ( 19th dynasty ).

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

    Deir el-Medina is an ancient Egyptian 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 of Egypt. The village may have been built apart from the wider population in order to preserve secrecy in view of sensitive nature of the work carried out in the tombs. The village contains about sixty eight houses, with one main street in the middle. As well as the houses the workers built tombs for their own use including small rock-cut chapels and substructures adorned with small pyramids, these are decorated with scenes of daily life.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), West Bank, Luxor Egypt

    Ramesseum, the magnificent mortuary temple of pharaoh Rameses II, also known as Rameses the Great. The mortuary temple was a place of worship dedicated to pharaoh, god on earth, where his memory would have been kept alive after his death. Surviving records indicate that work on the project began shortly after the start of his reign and continued for 20 years. Rameses had the pylons and outer wall of his temple inscribed with famous battle scenes including the famous Battle of Kadesh depicted on the walls of the great pylon. Near the western stairs is part of the Colossus of Ramses II, the Ozymandias of Shelley’s poem, lying somewhat forlornly on the ground, where it once stood 17.5m tall. The head of another granite statue of Ramses II, one of a pair, lies in the second court. Twenty-nine of the original 48 columns of the great hypostyle hall are still standing. In the smaller hall behind it, the roof, which features astronomical hieroglyphs, is still in place. Some of the wall carvings, including one showing the pharaoh’s name being inscribed on a leaf, are finely done.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will meet you and your guests at your hotel or suitable location for you and return you to this location at the end of your tour.Airports
    • Luxor Airport, Luxor Egypt
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • We ask that all guests and guides comply with the Ministry’s requirements when visiting archaeological sites and museums
  • 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 Majestic Egypt Travel

Activity ID: V-235445P5

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