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Today you will go back around 3500 years through time to the ancient past of the Egyptians to see what they had achieved to save eternal tombs for their hereafter.
Our qualified Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel or wherever you are in Luxor and drive you in air-conditioned vehicle to start your half day tour.
After you cross the recently constructed bridge by your private car in the company of your Egyptologist guide, you will visit the Valley of the Kings considered one of the sightseeing highlights in Luxor. It includes more than 70 rock-cut tombs with their flourish colors still survive since that time. After that you will visit the magnificent temple of the Queen Hatshepsut which was founded as a memorial temple for that great lady. then you will end the with a panoramic stop to see the colossi of king Amenhotep III which was named later as colossi of Memnon by the Greeks.
Valley of the Kings :
In the valley of the kings there are more than 70 tombs cut in the bottom of the mountain belonging to the famous kings of Ancient Egypt during the new kingdom period such as Ramsses II, King Merenptah, King Tutmosis 1, king Tutmosis III and the King Tut Ankh Amon. Here in the Valley of the Kings you will be amazed by the stunning colored paintings which still remaining up to moment. The workers used some primitive tools to achieve great tombs to their kings which still stand as witness to the ancient Egyptian civilization
In the valley of the kings you will be able to visit three tombs (will be recommended by the tour guide) and an extra ticket is required to visit the tomb of King Tut Ankh Amon
Temple of the Queen Hatshepsut :
Queen Hatshepsut was the most popular lady who ruled Egypt during the ancient Egyptian periods and in order to commemorate here memory forever; she decided to build her mourtuary temple with a unique style in three terraces each one over the other and she called it holly of the hollies. The temple is partially cut into the mountain and facing the valley of the River Nile.
Colossi of Memnon :
In the midst of the green lands you are going to see huge couple of statues remaining from the mortuary temple of king Amenhotep III. Each one of the statues representing the Egyptian pharaoh setting on the throne of Egypt. The two colossi were flanking the entrance gate of his temple which completely ruined and the excavations still going on to discover some other things thought to be under the ground.
Your visit to the Colossi of Memnon ends your tour and you will be taken back to your hotel or anywhere else in Luxor as you like.
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* Special prices for children.
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