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Valley of the Queens

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Small Group Tour by Bus to Luxor West Bank
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Tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens with Late Lunch
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West Bank Private Day Tour from Luxor
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Used as a burial site from the reign of the 19th-Dynasty pharaoh Ramses I, this valley contains the tombs of many royal wives and children, the most famous being that of Queen Nefertari.
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

After visiting the Valley of the Kings, we toured the Valley of the Queens. It was a good balance to see that the Queens were treated very similarly to the Kings. Nefertari's tomb was extremely colorful and well worth seeing.

Thank Salty0847
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Just image what Howard Carter must have seen when opening King Tut's tomb: the brilliant colors that were meant to be seen by no one. Here--you have the opportunity of a lifetime! I had visited a few years back and though you only get to...More

Thank MMM1968
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best of the best for me in our 6 days in Egypt. The tomb of Nefitari has barely been open for the last few years. Daily limit is around 115 people from memory. There is an extra cost of 1000 Egyptian pound...More

Thank dead p
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is an expensive tourist visit, but worth the money you pay. This tomb is the only one in Egypt that has been reworked to resemble the original tomb of ancient Egypt with natural colours being worked into the art and the resultant effect is...More

Thank swapssunil
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After seeing the valley of the kings, the valley of the queens is not as impressive. We also paid the extra money to see queen Nefertari's tomb and although it was nice it was not what I expected and definitely not worth the money ($50...More

Thank Shauntrell J
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We paid EG£1000.- each entrance fee for Nefertari tomb plus entrance fee to the Valley. Could only see 2 other visitors in The Valley - very eerie. Went into the tomb being hassled the whole time by a tomb guardian who even tried to persuade...More

1  Thank Mettmach
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I thought long and hard before booking this trip because it is $$$ extra. Wow! I am so glad I did. This is the most beautiful & well-preserved tomb in all Egypt. It is unusual because, although she was the favourite wife of Ramses III,...More

1  Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 6 April 2016

If you have the chance to visit Neferiar's tomb, it is here in the Valley of the Queens. It's closed to most people, but your tour group may be able to get special permission to go there if you pay the extra $$$. Without doubt,...More

1  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We Have visited Luxor three times before and have been on all of the well known tours but have never been to the valley of the Queens. There was a tour available but we were the only couple booking it and so we had the...More

3  Thank alan c
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Took 5 1/2 hours to get there but excellent value for money. Good buffet lunch, lots to see with the tombs and the Valley of the Queens,

1  Thank 458tammy
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