Descend into deep tombs, explore a royal necropolis, then enjoy a meal with views of the Nile River on a full-day tour of Luxor’s West Bank. You’ll start with the Valley of the Queens, where elaborate paintings depict images from daily life and the afterworld, the final resting place for dozens of queens and princes. Pause for a leisurely meal before the tour concludes.
You will be picked up by a local expert tour guide from your Luxor (Hotel, Nile Cruise, Train station, Airport) and drive to visit the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of Luxor. The Valley of the Queens, known as Ta-Set-Neferu “the place of beauty”. The valley served as a necropolis for the tombs of royal family members and the elite, with about 90 tombs belonging to Queens and princes of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom (1550-1070 BC). Whilst here, you can visit the tomb of Queen Nefertari (Extra Ticket on spot)
Proceed to the two Colossi of Memnon, the twin statues depict Amenhotep III in a seated position, his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing eastwards towards the Nile River. Two shorter figures are carved into the front throne alongside his legs: these are his wife Tiy and mother Mutemwiya.
Enjoy your lunch in a breathtaking Nile View restaurant and then transfer back to your (Hotel, Nile Cruise, Train station, Airport)