Private Guided Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor's West Bank

Private Guided Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor's West Bank

private Guided tour tour to see the best monuments of the ancient West Bank in Luxor. These monuments include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), Valley of the Artisans (Deir el Medina), the Temple of Medinat Habu (Temple of Ramses III) and the Colossi of Memnon. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by air-conditioned vehicle.

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

First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. There you visit four royal tombs, including the Tomb of Ramses, the Tomb of Horemheb, the Tomb of Merenptah

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt

After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamen and belonged to the same dynasty.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Valley of Artisans (Deir El-medina )

alley of the Workers (Deir el-Medina). This is the place where the workmen of the royal tombs used to live. Here you will see the Temple of Deir el-Medina, which was dedicated to the goddess Hathor. This is the only temple in all of Egypt where you can admire carvings of the Final Judgement.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat 1340550 Egypt

After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu). Medinet Habu consists of a palace and a town enclosed within a defensive wall. Entry is through the High Gate, or Migdol, which in appearance resembles a citadel.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

The Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. He was the father of King Akhenaten and grandfather of King Tutankhamen. After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt

The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt

Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .

The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt

Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun (6000.00 EGP) (optional)

King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt

After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari), the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh. This queen was an ancestor of King Tutankhamun and belonged to the same dynasty.Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman ever to reign over Egypt as Pharaoh

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt

The Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

.Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), Deir el-Medina, Luxor Egypt

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mortuary temple of Ramses III, Medinet Habu, Luxor 1340550 Egypt

Mortuary temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt
After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu). Medinet Habu consists of a palace and a town enclosed within a defensive wall. Entry is through the High Gate, or Migdol, which in appearance resembles a citadel.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 6 Hours 50 Minutes
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any Luxor Accommodation

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramases IX

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Before the tour you have the possibility of optional hot air ballooning (additional cost of $80 pp).
  • All entrance fees cost 28 USD per person

Facilities


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