Excursions in Luxor West – The Valley of the Kings

Tal der Könige Bild 1The list of superlatives at archaeological sites of world rank is long in Luxor. The Valley of the Kings, however, has a special position on this list. About 5 km north-west of the city center of Luxor, 64 tombs of pharaohs (mainly from the time between 1500 and 1000 BC) have been found here. The valley is enclosed by the Theban mountains and the tombs are partly in excellent condition. The area was famous for the only found of an untouched grave – the tomb of Tut-Ansch-Amun by the Englishman Howard Carter in November 1922.

The visit takes approximately one hour.

To learn more about the Valley of the Kings, see the Wikipedia article.

Distance from Luxor-Westbank:

Road:  about 15 minutes

Booking-ID:  L0066, Price examples:

  • 1 adult (high season/full board/car) : a total of 860 LE
  • 2 adults (high season/full board/car):   a total of 1.120 LE

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