Valley of the Queens

Valley of the Queens: Our most recommended tours and activities

Luxor: West Bank Kings and Queens Private Tour with Lunch 

1. Luxor: West Bank Kings and Queens Private Tour with Lunch 

Step back in time on a private tour of Luxor’s West Bank’s most impressive ancient Egyptian sites. Sitting to the west of the Nile River, you’ll visit the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Kings, the beautiful Hatshepsut Temple, and the mighty Colossi of Memnon. Lunch is included. Start your West Bank adventure in the morning when you meet your Egyptologist guide and driver at your Luxor hotel. Settle in for the air-conditioned driver to the West Bank and step back in history. Your tour begins at the Valley of the Kings, with 64 royal tombs ranging from small, pit tombs to huge labyrinths with over 120 corridors and chambers. When Egyptian kings no longer undertook great building projects like the pyramids, The Valley of the Kings became the new burial location. Continue your tour at the Valley of the Queens, where you’ll find the stunning Tomb of Nefertari, which is arguably the most beautiful in Egypt. With fewer crowds, you’ll soon see why this site is such a treasure. Moving on your next stop is the beautiful temple of Hatshepsut, which is a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Discover the secrets and the story behind this unique piece of art and the impressive woman who inspired its construction. Before heading back to Luxor, enjoy a quick visit to the massive Colossi of Memnon. The towering statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep II are the best-preserved remains of what was the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III. After your amazing journey through Luxor’s West Bank, relax and enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a typical local restaurant before your driver takes you back to your accommodation.

From Cairo: Luxor Guided Tour with Overnight Classic Bus

2. From Cairo: Luxor Guided Tour with Overnight Classic Bus

Day 1: Start your adventure with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. After a short meet and greet with your driver, later transfer to the bus station. Day 2: When you arrive in Luxor, start your tour by meeting your friendly and professional licensed tour guide. Hop into your private air-conditioned vehicle and explore some of the most important historical monuments in Egypt. Get out at the West Bank and discover the Valley of Kings on the west bank of Luxor.  Discover the remarkable tombs and see the last resting place of the kings Ramssess III, Ramesses VI, Mrenptah & Tut-Ankh-Amon (tombs are open and closed based on the restoration schedule, however, the best 3 open tombs will be visited). Continue to see the Queen Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only female ruler who ruled Egypt for 20 years with wealth and peace. See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. Travel to the East Bank to admire the Complex of Karnak which is considered to be one of the largest temples in the world. Make a final stop before you leave this magical place at the magnificent Luxor Temple, a large ancient Egyptian temple. Later you will be dropped off at the bus station.

Luxor: Valley of the Kings and Queens Guided Tour with Lunch

3. Luxor: Valley of the Kings and Queens Guided Tour with Lunch

Join a small group tour to explore some phenomenal ancient Egyptian sites in Luxor. After pickup from your Luxor hotel, head straight to the famous Valley of the Kings nestled in the Egyptian desert. The Valley of the Kings has 63 magnificent royal tombs waiting to be explored. Continue to the less-visited Valley of the Queens where there are nearly 80 tombs. The hidden tombs belonged to queens, princes, and other members of the royal pharaonic families. The last stop will be the Colossi of Memnon, one of the most well-preserved examples of ancient Egyptian art and architecture. Known as an acoustic wonder of the ancient world, this attraction in Egypt is a must-visit and a great place to snap photos. Leaving the Colossi of Memnon, relax and enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant with your fellow travelers. After lunch, your driver drops you off back at your Luxor hotel.

From Aswan:4 Days Nile Cruise Luxor Abu Simbel & Air Balloon

4. From Aswan:4 Days Nile Cruise Luxor Abu Simbel & Air Balloon

Day 1 : Arrival transfer to the Nile cruise -Will pick you up from Aswan to check in on Nile cruise ( Aswan Airport / Railway Station / Hotel in Aswan ) -Visit : High Dam -Temple of Philae Day 2: Abu Simbel& Navigation to Kom Ombo Temple -Will visit Abu Simbel Around 4:30, your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip ( sharing a small group ) -Temple of Kom Ombo Day3: Edfu Temple & Arrive Luxor -Temple of Horus -Luxor Temple Day 4: Balloon Ride, Luxor& Departure Transfer -Begin around 5:00Am pick you up for incredible trip 30 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon -Colossi of Memnon -Valley of the kings -Temple of Hatshepsut -Temple of Karnak Finally. transfer to (Luxor hotel/ Luxor Airport / Railway station) Around 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Luxor Day Trip from Hurghada

5. Luxor Day Trip from Hurghada

Explore the wonders of ancient Egypt on this fun and fascinating full-day guided tour from your hotel. Start with a pickup from your hotel in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle and a transfer to Luxor city. Explore the huge Temple of Karnak. See its lighted avenue of sphinxes, Impressive Hieroglyphs, and columns as you make your way through the complex. Go to the Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only woman Pharaoh in ancient Egypt, rich with artwork, some of which still containing vibrant colors. Visit the impressive Valley of the Queens, and marvel at the giant statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. Cross the River Nile from East Bank to West Bank by boat and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before you explore the vast Temple of Karnak. Head back to your hotel at the end of the day filled with wonderful memories.

Marsa Alam : Over Day Tour to Luxor & Balloon Ride & Felucca

6. Marsa Alam : Over Day Tour to Luxor & Balloon Ride & Felucca

Day 1/ Our representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Marsa Alam at 5:00 am to take you to Luxor, enjoy the 4 hours car trip in a comfortable private car. Upon arrival, enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant before you start the journey in Luxor starting with the first adventure in Luxor in the East Bank, Luxor Temple, Constructed over hundreds of years by Amenhotep III, Ramses II, Tutankhamun, and other pharaohs, Luxor Temple was the largest and most significant religious center in ancient Egypt. Moving to the next stop, the Karnak Temple, a massive temple complex to which dozens of pharaohs added their own constructions.  Karnak was not just one temple dedicated to one god—it held not only the main precinct to the god Amun-Re but also the precincts of the gods Mut and Montu. Compared to other temple compounds that survived in ancient Egypt,  Next, the driver will drop you off at the hotel booked for you in Luxor to have rest. Then, at sunset, the driver will pick you up again from the hotel to have a felucca ride on the Nile, and next, you will go to have dinner at the restaurant. Finally, the driver will return you to the hotel to spend the nights Day 2/ Our representative will pick you up early in the morning (kindly check out before you leave and leave with your luggage). The driver will take you to the hot air balloon Take off area, the place where all the magic and the fun begin, enjoy watching the balloons get filled with hot air and start rising. enjoy the majestic views of the city watching Luxor the biggest open museum in the world from the sky, fly over the beautiful temples, and get to enjoy a very special point of view.  After the unforgettable experience, our representative will be waiting for you to explore Luxor’s West Bank the city that once was the capital of Ancient Egypt. starting the adventure by the Valley of the Kings Once called the Great Necropolis of Millions of Years of Pharaoh, or the Place of Truthhas 63 magnificent royal tombs all very different from each other Then moving to The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut,  an admirer of Mentuhotep II's temple had her own designed to mirror it but on a much grander scale and, just in case anyone should miss the comparison, ordered it built right next to the older temple.   Ending the tour with a quick visit to the massive colossi of Memnon for pictures.  Get closer to the Egyptian culture on the camel ride pass through the villages and see how the local people live and traditionally work the land. After a long journey in Luxor enjoy an Egyptian lunch before our driver takes you back to Marsa Alam and drop you off at your accommodation in Marsa Alam safe and sound. 

Luxor: Private Personalized Full-Day Transfer Tour

7. Luxor: Private Personalized Full-Day Transfer Tour

Discover the wonders of Luxor in utmost comfort with our private full-day transfer tour, designed to cater to your preferences. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Luxor without feeling rushed, as our service patiently awaits you at each site. Choose five locations from a curated selection to fashion your own experience in Luxor and let us know your preferences after you book with us: East Bank of Luxor: • Karnak Temples • Luxor Museum • Mummification Museum • Luxor Temple West Bank of Luxor: • Valley of the Kings • Hatshepsut Temple • Ramesseum Temple • Dier El-Medina • Nobles Tombs • Valley of the Queens • Habu Temple • Colossi of Memnon Begin your tour with a hotel pickup by both the company representative and the driver, ensuring comfort in our air-conditioned vehicle. After exploring these captivating sites, indulge in a lunch at a restaurant of your choice, perfectly tailored to your taste and budget. Conclude your journey with a smooth drop-off back at your hotel, ensuring a seamless and personalized exploration of Luxor at every step.

Luxor: West & East Banks & Tut's Tomb Private Full-Day Tour

8. Luxor: West & East Banks & Tut's Tomb Private Full-Day Tour

Begin your trip with a pick-up from your hotel in Luxor. Head to the west bank of Luxor to visit The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings. See 3 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, including the famous Tomb of Tutankhamun. Afterward, visit the Valley of the Queens to see the tombs of queens, princesses, and other high-ranking officials. Then, head to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Located opposite the city of Luxor, it is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Marvel at its 3 massive terraces that rise above the desert floor and into the cliffs of Deir el-Bahari. Next, go to the Colossi of Memnon, where you'll see the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, continue on to Karnak Temple, dedicated to god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu to represent the Theban Triad. Learn about the history and mythology of this place from your guide. Finish off your tour with a visit to the Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses II. Get dropped off back at your hotel in Luxor at the end of the tour.

Luxor: Medinat Habu & Valley of the Queens Private Day Tour

9. Luxor: Medinat Habu & Valley of the Queens Private Day Tour

At 8:00 am Pickup from your Hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor by Sun Pyramids Tours Egyptologist Tour guide then you will be transferred by Private A/C Vehicle to the West Bank of the Nile where you will visit Medinat Habu, it is an archaeological locality situated near the foot of the Theban Hills on the West Bank of the River Nile opposite the modern city of Luxor. Although other structures are located within the area, the location is today associated almost exclusively with the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III The temple, some 150m long, is of orthodox design, and resembles closely the mortuary temple of Ramesses II (the Ramesseum). Then continue your day Tour to Deir el Medina, known as The Valley of the worker, Deir el-Medina is an ancient Egyptian 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 (ca. 1550–1080 BC) the paintings appear so fresh. End your day Tour with a visit to Valley of the Queens it’s is a place where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. In ancient times, it was known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning –”the place of the Children of the Pharaoh”, because along with the Queens of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties (1550–1070 BCE) many princes and princesses were also buried with various members of the nobility. Transfer back to your hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor. Note: If your hotel is in the west bank, There will be an extra cost added to the current price

From Luxor: Special West Bank Private tour with Lunch 

10. From Luxor: Special West Bank Private tour with Lunch 

Start the adventure in Luxor in the morning, our representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Luxor. Starting the tour with the Valley of the Queens,  the stunning Tomb of Nefertari – is arguably the most beautiful in Egypt. Throw in far fewer crowds and a chance to explore one of Luxor’s lesser-visited spots, and you’ll see why it’s such a treasure.  Moving to the beautiful temple of Hatshepsut, which is it is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient architecture, enjoy discovering the secrets and the story behind this unique piece of art.  Lastly, enjoy a quick visit to the massive Colossi of Memnon, and take many beautiful pictures with friends and family. After the amazing journey in Luxor, relax and enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant before your driver takes you back to your accommodation safe and sound. 

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(88 reviews)

Ahmed bahaa ✨✨✨✨✨ , Highly recommended! He was a great tour guide with fluent English. We went to several different places, including west side and east side of Luxor. He explained in details about the ancient Egyptian history. It was enjoyable with fun personality. With him we enjoyed Vally of the kings, Vally of queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Karnak temple, and Luxor temple. Tickets was included, no hassle to buy on your own. Delicious lunch was included. Nice driver took us to every sites. Definitely worth it if you wanna have great time in Luxor 😄✌️

Pick up very punctual, clean car with air conditioning. Tour in the valley of the kings and queens excellently explained in detail by the guide Beshoy Nagib. Very knowledgeable and ready to answer all our questions. Stop at the statue and alabaster factory. Truly excellent quality. Stop at the Colossi and very good typical lunch. A great way to visit the City of the Dead shore.

Jackie my guide was more than fantastic 🌹🌹🌹🌸⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️she made the day so easy .I had fun with her enjoyed every moment. She speaks perfect elegant English,deep knowledge…….thank you Jackie for this wonderful day .you did an amazing work.I wish to repeat this day again one day who knows 🌺🌺🌺🌺

Everything was perfect. Good service by the driver and the guide. On every site my guide Mary provided a detailed explanation about everything you need to know. I highly recommend this tour as it exceeds all expecations and everyone, from young to old will enjoy it. Thank you very much.

The trip was very varied and very interesting. Our guide Fayez was very experienced and showed us around the different places and told us a lot. A very nice trip! Thank you very much.