Tour To Temple Of Ramsseum, Queens Valley, And Deir El Madinah

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Stop At: Ramesseum, Edfo, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

The temple of Ramesseum is a magnificent monument built by the pharaoh Ramses II.

Ramses II ( 1303 – 1213 BC ) is also known as Ramses The Great. He is the son of the king Seti I and the grandson of Ramses I. He was the third pharaoh of the 19th dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ramesseum, Edfo, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

The temple of Ramesseum is a magnificent monument built by the pharaoh Ramses II.

Ramses II ( 1303 – 1213 BC ) is also known as Ramses The Great. He is the son of the king Seti I and the grandson of Ramses I. He was the third pharaoh of the 19th dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. He was married to the famous Queen Nefertari.

Ramsseum temple is a magnificent monument and contains remains of a clossus of the king Ramses II, which is the largest granite statue ever fashioned to such a high standard. The colossus inspired Percy Bysshe Shelley ( 1792 – 1822 ) poem, the Zymandias.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Valley of the Queens, Luxor Egypt

This valley was discovered in 1904 by an Italian mission. It was known in ancient Egypt as ” ta – nfrw ” or ” the place of the beauty “. This valley is begun after the the famous valley of the kings, in the time of king Ramses I, 19th dynasty.

It is dedicated to the tombs of the queens, the wives of the kings, the princesses and princes. Before the valley of queens, queens were buried with their husbands.

The most important tombs:

Qv 42 Pareherwenemef, son of Ramses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

Qv 43 Seth-her-khepshef, son of Ramses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

Qv 44 Khaemwaset, son of Ramses III, ( 20th dynasty ).

Qv 52 Queen Tyti ( 19th or 20th dynasty ).

Qv 55 Prince Amonherkhepshef, son of Ramses III, (20th dynasty )

Qv 66 Queen Nefertari, wife of Ramses II, ( 19th dynasty ).

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), Deir el-Medina, Luxor Egypt

It is the ancient village of the workers of the tombs of the kings. It is one of few ancient communities still exist in Egypt. The inhabitants of this village were called “the workers of the place of truth” (the valley of kings).

In this lovely tour you will be surprised of the village and how it was built. It is one of the oldest settlements in history. The village contains about seventy houses, with one main street in the middle.

The workers built their tombs where they lived. They are very beautiful tombs showing the daily life aspects of ancient Egypt. Among the villagers were the stone cutters, carpenters, painters, draftsmen, law representatives and policemen.

A temple was built for the goddess Hathor during the time of the Greeks. This temple was converted to a monastery by the Coptics, that’s why the village is now called Deir al Madina or “the monastery of the town”.

Some tombs are opened there for public and the temple of Hathor plus the panorama of the village.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Ramesseum
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Queens
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
Not Included
  • Photo pass
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Tomb of Nefertari at Queens Valley
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick our travelers from where ever they are.

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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