Valley Of The Queens

Valley of the Queens
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Valley Of The Queens

Seen from above, the Valley of the Queens looks pretty confusing. In a rocky, tanned, scattered valley, there is a simple stone entrance leading to the burial ground where the tomb containing the body of the Pharaoh’s wife buried in ancient Egypt was found.

 

Where is the Valley of the Queens?

Located in Luxor. Same as the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Kings is an Egyptian burial ground, with more than 90 tombs have been found in ongoing excavations to date.

 

Valley of the Queens

What was the Valley of the Queens built for?

Originally built as a cemetery for the Queen of Ancient Egypt, the Valley of the Queens was also used as a cemetery for princes, princesses, and other aristocrats.

 

Protection of Royal Treasures for the Afterlife

Ancient Egyptian civilization believes in life after death, and if all procedures are followed, those who deserve it will enjoy eternal life. Pharaohs and the Queen were buried in their treasures, clothes, and basic necessities such as food and drink, as they believed they needed their belongings to enjoy the afterlife.

 

The safety of their treasures and belongings was so important that when planning a burial ground in the Queen’s Valley, there were many thoughts on how to carefully build the burial ground to protect it from thieves. did. To eternal life.

 

The strategy used in the Valley of the Queens was similar to that used in the construction of the Valley of the Kings. The intention here was to hide the entrances to the tombs and make them untargeted. However, the Valley of the Queens builder was unable to protect the Queen’s treasures and belongings. Some decorations were impressively preserved, but when Schiaparelli discovered the tomb in 1904, all treasures and possessions were gone.

 

When was the Valley of the Queens built?

The Queen of Pharaohs and his wife were buried with her husband in the same tomb in ancient Egypt. This tomb eventually changed and explained the construction of both valleys, such as the Valley of the Queens and the Valley of the Kings.

The first tomb known to have been built in the Valley of the Queens was the tomb of Princess Ahmes, the daughter of King Seqenre and Queen Sitdjehuti. 1292-1075 BC) 19th and 20th dynasties.

A Visit to the Valley of the Queens

The valley is not very impressive at first glance. It’s just a typical sun-drenched canyon of red rocks, but hidden underground, home to the tombs of nearly 90 members of the royal family, of great importance. The decoration of the Valley of the Queen’s tomb is very similar to the tomb of the Valley of the Kings. Visitors to the Valley of the Queens must also visit the Valley of the Kings Cemetery.

The Valley of the Kings is popular and is home to some of Egypt’s greatest pharaoh’s famous tombs. As with the Valley of the Kings, only a handful of the more than 90 tombs found in the Valley of the Queens are available to visitors. Some are under excavation, but many are open to visitors on a shift basis to allow restoration. It is worth visiting to see the intricate decorations on the walls of these tombs and imagine the painstaking process of getting into their creation.

The Tomb of Nefertari

Nefertari’s Tomb The most striking of all the tombs in the Valley of the Queens as it belongs to Queen Nefertari, Ramses II’s favorite wife. This tomb is a true work of art and is beautifully decorated with paintings on the walls. Describes the life of Nefertiti and her husband and King Akenaten.

 

Visit the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Queens during a cruise on the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. or in one of our many travel packages and day tour.

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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.

 

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