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  • Hours: Open daily 6am - 5pm
  • Admission: 25 L.E. - 30 L.E. for 2 - 3 tombs

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Tombs of the Nobles (Valley of the Nobles)

The Tombs of the Nobles (or Valley of the Nobles) may lack the star power of the Valley of the Kings or other Luxor hotspots, but this neglected gem is well worth a visit. This is a cemetery on a rare scale, with hundreds of tombs embedded in the rock, often richly decorated with frescoes depicting the working lives of their inhabitants.

Only a fraction of the sites can be accessed. Highlights include the tomb of Sennofer, the mayor of Thebes (modern-day Luxor), with its charming painted grapevines, and the harvest scenes accompanying Nakht the astronomer on his eternal journey.

One of the grandest tombs belongs to the nobleman Ramose, and it affords the visitor a rare glimpse of life under Akhenaten, possibly the earliest of all rulers to espouse a monotheistic faith.

Practical Info

The Tombs of the Nobles are scattered in the low hills above the Ramesseum. There are separate areas each with their own admission charge; the most highly recommended is Sheikh Abd El-Gurna.

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Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor, null
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Private Tour: Luxor West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple

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Tour the most famous sites on Luxor's West Bank in the company of an expert private guide. You'll step back into Egypt's ancient history at the Valley of the ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $54.00
Full Day Tour of The West Bank of Luxor, Luxor, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Full Day Tour of The West Bank of Luxor

Visit the West Bank on this full day tour. Visit both temples and tombs of Luxor starting in the Valley of the Kings (3 tombs included per ticket). You will ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $204.08
Private Tour: Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans - Deir el-Medina from Luxor, Luxor, ... 
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Private Tour: Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans - Deir el-Medina from Luxor

Guided private tour to see the Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) in the West Bank of Luxor. You will be guided by a licensed ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.00
Day Tour to Ramesseum and Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles, Luxor, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Day Tour to Ramesseum and Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles

Enjoy a professional guided Tour to Ramesseum temple, Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles. Includes pickup and drop off transfers, entry fees, water, snacks ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.00
Day Tour to Luxors Tombs and Funerary Temples, Luxor, Day Trips
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Day Tour to Luxors Tombs and Funerary Temples

Enjoy this rich tour around Thebes marvelous 4000 year old monument. This is a full day tour around the West Bank Tombs and Temples (the Valley of the Kings, ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: Flexible

From USD $150.00
Full Day Private Tour to Luxor West Bank with Lunch, Luxor, Full-day Tours
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Full Day Private Tour to Luxor West Bank with Lunch

Enjoy full day private tour to Luxor west bank, explore the Theban Necropolis that testifies to the same obsession with death and resurrection that produced ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.00

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