Do you have the spirit of exploring the new and mysteriousness? see the secrets of western mountain of luxor?
*The Theban Necropolis is an area of the west bank of Luxor. It was used for ritual burials for much of Pharaonic times, especially in the New Kingdom of Egypt.As well as the more famous royal tombs located in the Valley of the Kings and Queens, there are numerous other tombs, more commonly referred to as Tombs of the Nobles, the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the ancient city.There are at least 415 cataloged tombs, designated TT for Theban Tomb. Theban tombs during the New Kingdom they were inscribed with the title and name of the tomb owner, sometimes with short prayers. Of the 400 recorded sets of cones, only about 80 come from cataloged tombs. *The mortuary temples, The aim was to preserve their memory and provide a place of worship of the divine king. They were also used a resting place for the boat of Amun at the time of Beautiful festival of the valley during which the cult statue of the god visited the west bank of Thebes such as Queen Hatsheput and Habu temples.
Highlights of what you are going to see:
-Valley of the kings.
- Hat shep suit Temple.
- Madinet Habu Temple.
- Colossi of Memnon .
- The Nobles' tombs .
*We will start at the agreed meeting point in Luxor.
* we will begin our tour visiting the two gigantic statues or the 2 colossi of Memnon.
*Then followed by a visit to the very famous valley of kings where the tomb of the boy King TUT ANKH AMOUN was cut.
*Later we proceed to visit the magnificent funerary temple of the queen HAT SHEP SUT.
*Afterward we go to visit the very best example for the colorful ancient Egyptian temples and the very deep or sunken relief of carvings, Madinet Habu Temple.
* Before the end of our tour we go to see the tombs of the Nobles and the High Officials of the New Kingdom at Al Qurna in the western mountain of Luxor.
*By the end of our tour, We drive back to the East bank of Luxor.
*I will drop you off at your hotel .
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at the agreed place such as a Nile cruise or a hotel. In case pick up from the airport or the railway station, it will be a little extra charge.
End location: I will drop you off at your hotel or at the agreed place .
In case of drop off at the airport or the railway station, it will be there a little extra charge.
It is possible to watch the sound and light show if you are staying an over night in Luxor.
Duration: 8 hours
By Air-conditioned coach.
I am not permitted to explain to you inside some specific places such as the tombs of valley of Kings, Queens and Abu Simbel temple to reduce crowding and noise and that applicable to all guides,explanation in these places will be outside.
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Malad was a great guide/host to my husband and I and our two adult children. He picked us up from the airport and gave us a full day tour of the west bank. He was generous in his descriptions of Temples and Tombs and their histories, making us feel engaged in the sites. I highly recommend him.