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  • Address: Egypt
  • 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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Day Tour to Ramesseum and Habu temple and Valley of the Nobles, Luxor, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

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 $45.00
Private Tour: Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans - Deir el-Medina from Luxor, Luxor, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

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 Luxors Tombs and Funerary Temples, Luxor, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

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 Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor's West Bank, Luxor, Full-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 3

Full Day Tour to Best Monuments of Luxor's West Bank

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

Full private day tour to see the best monuments of the ancient West Bank in Luxor. These monuments include Valley of the Kings (Necropolis of Thebes), Temple ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $87.50
Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens, Aswan, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Felucca Tour: Aswan Botanic Gardens

4 star rating: Recommended 16 Reviews

Sail on a felucca to the Botanic Gardens on Kitchener Island with the company of a qualified Egyptologist guide. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the island ...  Read more

Location: Aswan, Egypt
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $19.00
Full Day Tour of The West Bank of Luxor, Luxor, Sailing Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

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 $205.94

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