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Private Luxor Trip to Deir El Medina and tombs of Nobles Egypt | Best Luxor Tours to top Tourist Attractions West Bank.
Private Luxor Trip to Luxor west bank is a half-day tour to the top Luxor tourist attractions on Luxor West bank. Egypt tours include the Deir El Medina (Valley of the Artisans) and the tombs of Nobles.
Our Best Luxor Day Trips will begin will meeting our clients at their hotels or Nile Cruise to start their half day with a private transfer and private Egyptologist. Luxor West Bank tour will start with Deir El Medina or the city of the workers from the New Kingdom.
The tombs of Deir El Medina are totally different from the Pharaonic tombs in the Valley of the Kings. However, Deir El Medina was for the workers of the Egyptian Pharaohs kings who ruled Egypt during the New Kingdom and were Buried in the Valley of the Kings. Here, you can approach the history of the artisans, ancient Egyptian culture, and the daily life of the workers.
Watch the silent movies on the walls of the tombs of Deir El Medina concerned the earth life like hunting, fishing, plowing, and harvesting. Above all, we found 70 mud-brick houses of the workers and the temple of Hathor. Along with, 5000 pieces of stone Ostrakas which tell about the daily life of the workers.
Later on, your Luxor tours will continue to the rock-cut tombs of Nobles in an area called Sheikh Abd EL Korna. Here are more than 400 tombs, of which only 7 are of high interest, the ones of Rekhmire, Sennofer, Ramose, Userhat, Khaemhat, Nakht, and Manna. Feel the glory of Luxor city (Thebes) and explore the Valley of Nobles with the beautiful details of the family tombs.
Egypt Palma Tours offers this private Luxor trip to Deir El Medina and the tombs of Nobles to learn about Egyptian history and the life of the workers and Nobles in ancient Egypt.
After breakfast at your hotel or Nile cruise, you will start a unique day with your guide watching a silent movie on the walls of the tombs about the houses, the gardens, the vineyard, sport, celebration, music, and fun.
Noblemen were some of the powerful courtiers and they had these rock-cut tombs in an area called Sheikh Abd EL Korna. Here you can see the difference and the change from the repeated scenes in the tombs of the kings and queens to the scenes which concern with life, earth life the activities like fishing, hunting birds and plow the land.
The common question from our clients is how we are quite sure about that culture, life, and so on. The answer is everything is depicted on the walls of the tombs of the noblemen which are small in size but great in value. Here is your first stop more than 400 tombs, of which only 7 are of high interest, Those of Rekhmire, Sennofer, Ramose, Userhat, Khaemhat, Nakht, and Manna. The entrance ticket for 2 tombs only but you can add 2 more or 4 tombs to enjoy more and more details.
The name was given to the place after the Christian converted the temple of the goddess Hathor into a church and the church means Deir in Arabic so it means the church of the monastery of the town. The place was discovered between "1905-1909" and they found a village, cemetery, temple, and a large amount of Ostracs, almost 5000 pieces which tell about their daily life.
We know that in that place they discovered the oldest laundry in the world. We knew also about the payment system. Sure, was not money but a piece of land, head of animals, and a little house. We knew that the government cared about the worker's life, the week counted in that time 10 days and normally workers had 3 days off in which they can go and visit their families and rest from work.
On this day you have a big chance to touch the appreciation that the workers and the artisans gain in that era, were they slaves or free, where did they live and work? , where they allow to deal with the public or not ?, how were the designs of their houses, their tombs, and why they choose their city to be to the west bank of the river, in your visit to Deir Al Madina, you will see to tombs of the workers, small temple of Deir Al Madina, moreover the 70 mud bricks houses of the workers which were found nearby the tombs. On the way back you will stop by the Memnon Colossi which were one day decorate the entrance of the biggest funerary temple on the west bank of the River Nile.
Onwards you will cross the River Nile with a motor boat to have lunch in local restaurant then back to the hotel.