Half Day Tour To Queens Valley, Habu Temple And Deir El-Madinah

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Stunning half day tour to Queens Valley, Habu Temple and Deir El-Madinah. Explore in a half-day tour the beautiful queens’ tombs in the Queens’ Valley, the magnificent Habu Temple, and the craftsmen’s tombs in Deir El-Madinah or the Artisans’ Valley on the West Bank of Luxor with your professional tour guide.

Price Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrance fees of all sites of the tour
  • Licensed Egyptologist tour guide
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Nefertari's Tomb in Queens Valley
  • Drinks and meals
  • Travel insurance

Price Per Person

  • 01 person:           85    USD
  • 02 people:           55    USD
  • 03-07 people:   45    USD
  • 08-16 people:      40    USD
Children Policy

Children from 0 – 5 years are free of charge

Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off

Children from 12 years are considered adults

Itinerary

Half Day Tour To Queens Valley, Habu Temple And Deir El-Madinah

You will meet your guide at your hotel reception to commence your tour to Queens Valley on the west bank of Luxor.

Queens Valley:
Begin your tour to the Queens Valley which lies about five kilometers south of the Kings Valley and was discovered in 1904. It was named (ta-nfrw) (The Land of Beauty), when it was devoted to burying the 19th and 20th Dynasty of Queens, princesses, and royal children. The Valley of the Queens includes more than 90 graves, most incomplete. There are four graves open to the public. The tombs of Amenhershef, Titi, Khaemwaset, and Nefertari. The later tomb includes a supplementary fee. 
 
Deir El-Madina: 

Your second stop of your tour to Queens Valley is at the Valley of the Artisans. Around 4 km south of the Kings Valley lies the Valley of the Artisans or Deir El-Madinah. The region was given the name Deir El-Madinah or (City Monastery) when its temple was converted to a monastery. This town had been devoted to the Kings’ Valley craftsmen and their families. The community is one of the few still extant ancient settlements. It has more than 74 houses and is divided into two major parts or suburbs.

Habu Temple: 
You will end your tour to Queens Valley at Habu Temple. Habu is a giant religious complex with a unique entrance called Magdol. The word Habu may be derived from the name of the legend architect of the 18th Dynasty, Ahmose Son of Habu.  The principal feature of the complex is the Ramses III Temple. Ramses III was the 20th Dynasty’s second pharaoh. He ruled for 31 years (1186-1155 BC). His temple is an extraordinary temple. It is very well preserved a substantial portion of its inscriptions, reliefs, and colors.
 
This half-day tour to Queens Valley, Habu Temple and Deir El-Madina promises to immerse you in the rich history, culture, and architectural marvels of ancient Egypt. It will leave you with a profound appreciation for the remarkable civilization that once thrived in Luxor. Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery and awe as you witness the timeless beauty and grandeur of these extraordinary sites.

 

 

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