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A Tour to Habu Temple and Deir el Madina in Luxor

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Duration

7 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Russian

Overview

One of the best tours around Luxor’s West Bank. You will get a chance to visit Medinet Habu (Temple of Ramses III), Valley of the Queens, and the Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) on a private or group tour of the Luxor West Bank. The tour takes a duration of 7 hours.  The tour includes entry fees, taxes + services, GEM Explore Egyptologists with an experience of 15+ years.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Medinet Habu
  • Visit Temple of Ramses III
  • Visit Valley of the Queens
  • Visit Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

Itinerary

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Exploring Madinat Habu
Exploring Madinat Habu

At 7 AM, our representative will pick you up from the hotel to go to Madinat Habu. It is an archaeological locality situated near the foot of the Theban Hills on the West Bank of the River Nile opposite the modern city of Luxor, Egypt. There, you will get a chance to explore The Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu. Which was an important New Kingdom period temple structure in the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Aside from its size and architectural and artistic importance, the mortuary temple is probably best known as the source of inscribed reliefs depicting the advent and defeat of the Sea Peoples during the reign of Ramesses III.

Also, you will be able to visit some other temples inside Habu Temple Such as Temple of Amun dating to the 18th Dynasty, built by Queen Hatshepsut and Thutmose III. It has undergone many alterations and modifications over the years, partially in the 20th, 25th, 26th, 29th and 30th Dynasties and the Greco-Roman period.

Then Continue your day Tour to Deir el Medina, known as The Valley of the worker, Deir el-Medina is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom period (ca. 1550–1080 BC) The paintings appear so fresh.

Finally, you end your day Tour with a visit to Valley of the Queens; it is a place where the wives of the Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. It was known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning –"the place of the Children of the Pharaoh", because along with the Queens of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties (1550–1070 BCE) many princes and princesses were also buried with various members of the nobility.

In the evening, you will be taken back to the hotel

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and Assist from our Representatives
  • Expert Egyptologist
  • Entry fees + Taxes and Services
  • Transfers by Air-Conditioned Vehicles
  • Tipping
  • Personal Shopping

Durations

Full day (7+ hours)

Languages

English
Espanol
Francais
German
Italian
Russian

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