Valley of the Kings – Epic Portal To Afterlife

What Is The Valley Of The Kings?

The Valley of the Kings is where the ultramodern myth of Egypt began with Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb, complete with all of the treasures with which he’d been buried, in 1922.

The fame of that discovery steered a new period of Egyptian tourism as the treasures of Tutankhamun voyaged the world and generated new, wide interest in the history of Ancient Egypt. The valley isn’t veritably impactful at first look.
It isn’t much further than a sun-blasted couloir of general, red rock, but hidden underneath the earth are the tombs of nearly 70 pharaohs.

Excavation is proceeding in some of them, but numerous are open to visitors on a revolving schedule to allow for restoration. Seeing the ornate decorations on the walls of these tombs and imagining the meticulous process necessary to produce them is well worth the visit indeed in the hottest months.

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Valley of The Kings

Where Is The Valley Of Kings?

The Valley of the Kings is located on the west bank of the Nile River near Luxor. It’s the most notorious site for the unique collections of sepultures and stirring ancient remains. That location makes it one of the hottest spots for exploring ancient Egyptian history. Archaeologists have been sweeping the area of the Valley of the Kings for centuries, and till now it continues to surprise them.


The uproariousness of the discoveries then in the Valley of the Kings has kept archeologists busy for nearly two centuries. However, thankfully the possibility of such a huge task is excluded for you, If all of the tombs then were open to visitors it would be nearly insolvable to actually make it to all of them.


The tourism authorities only open many of the tombs at a time in order to allow for a continual cycle of keep and restoration. Anyhow, there are certain to be several emotional tombs open at any one time. Be careful to heed the advice of your guide or guidebook on which bones
to enter.
The most notorious tombs aren’t inescapably the most emotional and a ticket to the Valley of the Kings only allows you to enter three tombs. A separate ticket is needed to enter Tutankhamun’s tomb although you may find it a disappointing sight, especially given the redundant cost.

During the New Kingdom’s period of ancient Egyptian history( 1539- 1075B.C.), the Valley of the Kings was the major burial ground for the utmost of the royal pharaohs. The most notorious pharaohs buried there were Tutankhamun, Seti I, and Ramses II. Also, you’ll find there the tombs of the utmost of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties queens high preachers, and other elites of that period.

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A flashBack that Tutankhamun was a fairly minor pharaoh, made notorious by the fact that his tomb is the only one in the valley that was discovered with its contents still intact, not by the majesty of his tomb relative to the others. Those contents are now on display in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Building tombs were part of the ancient Egyptian’s belief in the afterlife and their preparations for the next world. The ancient Egyptians explosively believed in the afterlife where they were promised to continue their lives and dictators were promised the league with the gods.

The process of Mummification was principally important to save the body of the departed to allow his eternal soul to wake up again in the afterlife. The ancient tombs also included all the personal property of the departed as it was believed that they might need them in the afterlife.


Salima Ikram, a professor of Egyptology at American University in Cairo and a National Geographic heir said that the ancient Egyptian pharaohs included so numerous personal property in their tombs including pieces of furniture, clothes, and jewelry. still, what remains a riddle is that they didn’t have any books buried with them.

The most intriguing fact was that sepultures indeed included numerous kinds of food and drink, indeed wine and beer, as well as the precious objects that were meant to help the departed pass to the afterlife and achieve eternity, indeed the pharos favored companions and retainers were buried with them!

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Make sure that you remember to buy tickets at the West Bank ticket office before arriving at the Valley of the Kings. Tickets for all sites on the west bank must be purchased at this office and cannot be purchased on location at any of the sites.

Egyptian City Near The Valley Of The Kings

Explore Luxor Tours’ uncountable adventures, start with the East bank tour visiting Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple, also enjoy the West bank tour visiting Valley Of The Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the Colossi of Memnon, enjoy a hot air balloon ride in the morning.

Take in Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan visiting Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Esna while enjoying the beautiful view of the Nile along the way, or spend a day in Cairo visiting The Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykreinus, the Sphinx, the Egyptian museum, Old Cairo also go shopping in Khan El Khalili, or a trip to Aswan visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam and Abu Simple Temples.

All these tours are assured to add something memorable to your tours in Luxor with EZ Tour Egypt.

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The entire country of Egypt deserves to be seen with its every divine detail but there are places that must be seen similar as the exciting Hurghada’s red ocean, The prodigies of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the sensations of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the marvels of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The phenomena of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey’s Pillar and Alexandria Library.

 
 

The entire country of Egypt deserves to be explored in its stunning detail, but there are places that must be seen above all else such as the breathtaking Red Sea of ​​Hurghada, the wonders of Cairo, the pyramids Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan El Khalili Market, the wonders of Luxor such as the Valley of the Kings, the temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut, and the wonders of Aswan such as the temple of Abu Simbel, the temple of Phileus, the Obelisk unfinished and wonders of Alexandria such as the Citadel of Qaitbat, the Pillar of Pompey, and the Library of Alexandria. Learn about the best places to visit in Egypt.

If you want to apply for a 30-day visa on arrival, you must be one of the eligible countries, hold a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining, and pay $25 USD in cash, for a 30-day visa you Must Have a passport valid for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the visa fee and then print the visa to present later to the border guard at the airport. You may also be one of the lucky ones to get a free 90-day visa. Learn more about Egypt’s travel visa.
 

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

Egypt is a big country with a rich civilization and always welcomes travelers from all over the globe at any time. Egypt is now one of the best tourist countries to have a great vacation, check Egypt’s last updates regarding the tourism sector and you will find great efforts in the last few years.

Our price cost for a vacation in Egypt starts from 350 USD  which is the lowest price you will find in the market.

 

 

 
 

Our Egypt packages vacation ideas include tours to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria. We offer 5 days Cairo and Luxor tour package, 6 days Cairo and Nile cruise tour, 6 days Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan package, and many more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeping in mind that Egypt is a conservative society, dress moderately as you wich, but of course, light cotton clothes are preferred during the summer, and a cover for your head like a hat or scarf to protect you from the sun, a jacket for the winter nights will come in handy, and something comfortable for your feet like sneakers or a flip flop.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tips to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. No less than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them a few Egyptian pounds is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you’re provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

There are many touristic areas in Egypt where special concerns are not necessary; however, in less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish, read more about The Best Traditional Egyptian Food

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas, new years eve, and Easter.

 

There are many reasons to book your trip through EZ TOUR EGYPT. We are unique in the fact that we will customize your holiday to meet your needs. Having vast experience of the various Nile cruises available, single, couples and groups catered for, all tailored to suit your needs in Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, and the Red Sea Riviera. Each member of our team is experienced, qualified and knowledgeable in their field, providing you with accurate information on Egypt’s magnificent history and achievements that have captured the imagination of the world ever since.

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