Day Trip to West Bank Valley of the Kings Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu)

Guided private day trip to see the highlights of the ancient West Bank monuments in Luxor. These highlights include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), the Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu) and the Colossi of Memnon. You will be guided by a licensed Egyptologist tour guide and transported to all the sites by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.

After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.

This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off, and excludes any extra not mentioned.

per adult from

$61

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • All entrance fees for the mentioned sites
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Medinat Habu
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun ( EGP250.00) (optional)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Luxor Travels, 3 Al Qarna Rd 3, Al Qarna Rd, Luxor 85951 Egypt

    In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor or harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 5 hours. 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. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit. 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. Aterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.

    After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.

    This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off, and excludes any extra not mentioned and tipping for guide and driver.

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

    In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in central Luxor or harbor by an air-conditioned vehicle for a full guided trip of about 5 hours. 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: 2 hours

    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: 25 minutes

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

    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun ( EGP250.00) (optional)

    Duration: 20 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: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, 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. Aterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon,

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor 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.

    Afterwards, you will be taken to see 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 Tut.

    At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.

    After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.


    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You must contact the local supplier for exact pick-up time and location (contact details will beprovided on your voucher)
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 Luxor Travels

Activity ID: V-8652P1

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