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Private Luxor Tour Habu Temple, Valley of the Nobles & Deir El Madina with Lunch

Half Day Tour
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Overview

Join one of Luxor’s unique day tours, and explore the temples and tombs of the Theban Necropolis in the West Bank of Luxor in this private half-day guided tour. Take a deep look at the fascinating Mortuary temple of king Ramses III at Madinat Habu Temple and its fortified walls. Feel the glory of the Nobles in their family tombs at the Valley of the Nobles. Enjoy the beauty of the local atmosphere of the ancient Egyptian workers at Deir El Madina (Valley of the Artisans). With door-to-door private transfer by an air-conditioned vehicle at your Luxor hotel or cruise ship and Lunch included but beverages not included.

  • See the temple of Madient Habu, Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans
  • Private tour makes for a more intimate and flexible experience
  • Learn about the burial rites, and lives of ancient Egyptians.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant but beverages are not included
  • Take it easy with door-to-door transfers at your Luxor hotel or cruise ship.

Run

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 8:00 am

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

About 5 Hours 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

Itinerary

Egypt Gift Tours licensed Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from Hotel / Nile Cruise on time by air-conditioned vehicle to start your amazing day in the west bank  of Luxor. Drive to the west bank for about 40 minutes, enjoy the Nile scenery and views of the green farms and the countryside of Luxor all the way.

Arrive at Madinat Habu, located at the southern end of the Theban Necropolis, where the first labor strike in history against their king Ramses III was launched. This memorial temple of Ramses III is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and surrounded by a massive mud-brick enclosure wall, which may have been fortified. It is decorated with military scenes and texts illustrating the victories of the king, as well as the rituals performed and festivals celebrated. A royal palace was attached at the south of the temple open forecourt, while priests’ dwellings and administrative units lay on either side of the temple

Then, visit the incredible Valley of the Artisans, known as Deir el-Medina at the northern end of the Theban Necropolis. It is an ancient 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 (1550-1080B.C). Enjoy the colorful workers family tombs with their vivid and impressive paintings. Hear fascinating details about their lives; and see the unique final judgment carvings inside the valley temple.

Drive over to visit tombs of the Nobles of the New Kingdom with their relief carving of outstanding quality. Enjoy the daily life scenes and see the owners of the tombs in charge of their careers as officials at the court of their Pharaohs.

Finally, have a delicious lunch at a good quality restaurant and transfer back to your hotel or cruise ship in Luxor.

Included:

  • Pickup service from your Hotel/ Nile cruise and return.
  • All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • bottle of water during the tour.

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant

Tour Price:

  • Single: 80 $
  • 2-15: 50 $

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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