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  • Address: Valley of the Kings, Egypt
  • Hours: Open daily. Summer: 6am - 5pm, Winter: 6am - 4pm
  • Admission: 55 L.E.

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Valley of the Kings Tours

The harsh, lunar landscape of the Valley of the Kings is the resting place of numerous New Kingdom pharaohs, whose remains were interred in tombs burrowed into rock. The 60-odd tombs which have been discovered (which may represent only half of the total tombs in the area) are identified by number rather than the name of their original inhabitant, and a handful of tombs are closed at any one time for restoration. Nonetheless there is more than enough to see, and it is better to pick out a representative sample rather than try to see every tomb.

Grave-robbers and museums have nabbed the items which were supposed to accompany rulers into the afterlife, but you can still see the work of some of the finest artisans of the ancient world, who glorified pharaohs in frescoes and wall reliefs. Graffiti shows that this extraordinary ensemble of antiquities was already a tourist attraction for the ancient Greeks and Romans.

Practical Info

The Valley of the Kings is beyond the West Bank of the Nile, behind the Temple of Hatshepsut. Taxis can drop you at the ticket office; from there it's a short tram ride to the first tomb.

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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

4.5 star rating: Recommended 120 Reviews

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 $68.36
2-Night, 1-Day Private Trip to Luxor from Cairo by Sleeper Train, Cairo, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

2-Night, 1-Day Private Trip to Luxor from Cairo by Sleeper Train

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Travel to Luxor from Cairo in classic style, by deluxe sleeper train, on this 2-night, 1-day private trip that covers the highlights of the ancient city of ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $400.00
Private Tour: Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor and Karnak Temples from Luxor ... 
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Private Tour: Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor and Karnak Temples from Luxor Airport

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Enjoy 8 hours covering the West and East bank of Luxor and see most of the tourist attractions in Luxor characterized by its ancient history. Visit the Valley ...  Read more

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

From USD $75.00
Luxor West Bank Private Tour with Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor, Private Day ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Luxor West Bank Private Tour with Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut

Discover the West bank of Luxor, Valley of King, Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple.

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

From USD $50.00
Full Day Tour to Luxor West Bank with Private Guide and Lunch, Luxor, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full Day Tour to Luxor West Bank with Private Guide and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Private Day trip in Luxor West bank with Sightseeing, Lunch and transfers Included. Best Luxor things to do and see the day tour to West Bank of Luxor ...  Read more

Location: Luxor, Egypt
Duration: Flexible

From USD $70.00
Private Half Day West Bank Tour to Valley of the Kings Queen Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Half Day West Bank Tour to Valley of the Kings Queen Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Visit the West Bank where you will visit the Valley Of The Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and The Colossi of Memnon.

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

From USD $28.57
Private Guided Tour to Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Guided Tour to Valley of the Kings

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Private guided day trip to see the ancient West Bank monuments in Luxor. Highlights include Valley of the Kings and the infamous Necropolis of Thebes, the Tomb ...  Read more

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

From USD $30.00
Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens with Lunch, Luxor, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens with Lunch

Explore the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, they most famous sites of Luxor west bank, on a private guided tour, visit 3 tombs in the Valley ...  Read more

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

From USD $50.00
Private Luxor Day Trip From Hurghada, Hurghada, Day Trips
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Private Luxor Day Trip From Hurghada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Explore in style the oldest capital of the ancient world. Marvel at the avenue of the sphinx before entering Karnak Temple, visit The Valley of the Kings 3 ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $173.33
Small Group Day Tour to Luxor from El Gouna, Hurghada, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Small Group Day Tour to Luxor from El Gouna

Visit Luxor that is known as the biggest open air museum around the world because it's famous to see the most interesting historical places of the Pharaohs ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 17 hours (approx.)

From USD $92.00

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