Peek into the lives of ordinary ancient Egyptians on this private 4-hour Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans tour from Luxor. With a private qualified Egyptologist guide, discover the painted tombs of two 18th-dynasty aristocrats — Menna and Nakht — at the Valley of the Nobles. Then, visit the incredible Valley of the Artisans, known as Deir el-Medina. See the crumbled homes where the artisans who built the royal tombs lived; hear fascinating details about their lives; and see the unique final judgment carvings inside the valley temple. Then visit the temple of the king Ramses the 2nd.
Central or harbor located hotels (East and West Bank)
Departure time available upon request from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Approximately ~ 4 Hours
Returns to original departure point
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
In the morning your friendly guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle to first enjoy a fully guided tour to the Valley of the Nobles. Although very small in size, these tombs include some of the most beautiful paintings of the Theban tombs. The preservation of colour remains astounding. Here, you will visit the two most beautiful tombs: The Tomb of Nakht and the Tomb of Menna. Second, you will visit the Valley of the Workers (Deir el-Medina). This is the place where the workmen of the royal tombs used to live. Here you will see the Temple of Deir el-Medina, which was dedicated to the goddess Hathor. This is the only temple in all of Egypt where you can admire carvings of the Final Judgement. Then you will visit the mortuary temple of the great king Ramses the 2nd . At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.
After touring the sites you will be transferred back to your hotel. This tour includes a qualified Egyptologist tour guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees for the mentioned sites, hotel pick up and drop off, and excludes any extra not mentioned and gratuities for guide and driver.