The Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the colossi of Memnon.

Horemheb Tomb Valley of the Kings

Tour Description:

In this tour you will discover the magnificent beauty of the west bank.

The Valley of the Kings:

The Valley of the Kings is one of the most important highlights of the development of the construction of the tomb in Egypt.It was called by the Ancient Egyptians (Ta-Maat) or the place of the justice and truth.

It was dedicated as the burial place of the Egyptian Pharaohs for 500 years. There are 63 tombs in the Valley of the Kings discovered till now. The government still looking for more tombs. The first king was buried there was Tuthmosis I and the last one was Ramses XI.11102697_10153321995995011_7703028186182168634_n

Here in the valley, you will find out how the workers with their primary tools cut and painted the magnificent tombs for their lords.

Almost of the tombs still have some amazing colors and paintings in a very good condition.

You will just visit 3 tombs of the opened tombs; your guide will recommend you best 3 tombs to visit.

The most visited tombs are: Ramses III, Ramses IV, Ramses V, Ramses IX, Tuthmosis III, Ta Wesert, Si Pitah, and Tutankhamon.

Hatshepsut Temple:

The temple of Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary is unique among the Egyptian temples. It is built in three terraces to commemorate coronation of Hatshepsut.1170779_10201081073983828_2026794385_n

Hatshepsut’s famous expedition to the land of Punt (Somalia) is depicted in the second terrace.

Hatshepsut is the daughter of Thutmosis I, the sister-wife of Thutmosis II, and the mother- in- law of Thutmosis III.

She ruled Egypt around (1478) BC for 20-25 years, and died naturally by diabetes.

The temple is now called Al Deir El Bahary, which means in English (the northern monastery) because the temple was used by the Christians for a while.

It is really amazing temple, you will like and enjoy it.

The Colossi of Memnon:

 

You will finish or start your tour by a photo stop at Colossi of Memnon, two impressive statues (18 meters) high, left from a huge temple built by Amenhotep.colossi of memnon

They are now called Memnon, after the name of Agamemnon, when the statues were making sounds created when the wind blew through the cracks of the statues at dawn.

It is a photo stop.

Notes:

  • (3 tombs) included in the valley of the kings.
  • No photography is allowed in the valley of the kings.
  • Tutankhamen’s tomb is not included, it has a private ticket (100L.E) per person.
  • Photography is allowed at Hatshepsut temple.

 

Tour includes:

  • All transfers.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Air conditioned coach.
  • Tour Licensed guide.

 

Tour excludes:

  • Tips for guides& Drivers.
  • Drinks.
  • Personal expenses.

 

Prices per person:

Group 01 Person 2-3 4-7 8-15 16-Up
Price 45$ 35$ 305$ 25$ 25$

Notes:

 

  • Child under 12 is 50% discount of the price.
  • All prices in US Dollar, but Egyptian Pound, English Pound and  Euros are accepted.
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