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Sightseeing Tour to Valley of Kings and Hatshepsut Temple In Luxor West Bank


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Tour the most famous sites on Luxor West Bank in the company of an expert private tour guide. You will step back into Egypt ancient history at the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on this private morning tour from Luxor. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you’d like to spend at each site. Crossing the Nile River to the West Bank, you’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes. Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor), you will have a brief stop at the visitors center. Guides are not permitted inside the tombs, but your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated rooms. If you wish to visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun, an additional cost is payable direct. Leaving the hot sands of the Valley of the Kings, you will visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations. Returning to Luxor there will be time for a brief photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the West Bank are all that remain of the ancient complex. In addition you will have the chance to visit an alabaster factory and purchase genuine items if you wish.

Inclusions

• Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor and return

• All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

• Private Egyptologist guide

• Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

• Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour

• All service charges & taxes

Exclusions

• Any extras not mentioned in the program

• Gratuities  

What To Bring

• Comfortable shoes

• Cotton clothes in summer

• Warm clothes in winter

• Sun block

• Sunglasses

• Hat

• Photo/Video Camera

For more info:Tours To Luxor West Bank Temples, Trips to Kings & Queens Valley

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  • Posted On April 14, 2012
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