Ancient Egyptian Tombs

Visit and the famous Giza Pyramids and the iconic Sphinx on the outskirts of Cairo, enjoy a luxurious Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, and explore ancient Egyptian tombs in the Valley of the Kings, home to more than sixty royal tombs, including the most famous tomb of all, that of King Tutankhamen.

While most of the treasures recovered from King Tut’s tomb are now held in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, visitors can still have the pleasure of entering his tomb and seeing his mummy on display. Nearly all Egypt tour packages that include time in Luxor will also include a visit to the Valley of the Kings.

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The Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings – Luxor’s Ancient Valley where Kings and Nobles were Buried

The Valley of the Kings is a breathtaking sight filled with history, mystique and deep reverence. Come experience the power of the ancient kings of Egypt!
Tomb of King Tut in Valley of the Kings, Luxor

Tomb of King Tut – Egypt’s Most Loved Ancient Site By Far

Wherever you go in the world, you’re likely to find pictures and statues of Tutankhamen, so it’s hardly surprising that the tomb of King Tutankhamen is so popular
Mountain of the Dead (Gebel el-Mawta)

Mountain of the Dead – Brace Yourself For The Afterlife

Experience the magic of authentic oasis life; swim in natural springs; dine on Bedouin food and explore ancient tombs on the Mountain of the Dead... If you dare.
Al Mizawaka Tombs, Hill of Qarat el-Muzawwaqa

Al Mizawaka Tombs – Stepping Into Ancient Burial Chambers

Feed your passion for all things Roman, Greek and Egyptian; enjoy the thrill of the Sahara and the charm of an oasis, and enter the White Desert’s exhilarating Al Mizawaka Tombs of the dead.
Cemetery of Al-Bagawat

Al Bagawat – A Sprawling Necropolis Of Ancient Tombs

Lose yourself in the enchanting Kharga Oasis, mix with locals and savor their cuisine; relax in refreshing springs and explore the ancient Al Bagawat necropolis with its 263 Christian tombs.
El Shatby Tombs in Alexandria. View from Saint Marc dorms

The El Shatby Tombs Of Alexandria In Egypt

Travel back through time to the 3rd century BC; experience the mighty presence of ancients Egyptians, Romans and Greeks, then step inside the tranquility that awaits you inside the El Shatby Tombs in Alexandria.
Entrance of the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Alexandria

Catacombs Of Kom El Shoqafa – A Site To Visit In Alexandria

Make your way to the charming city of Alexandria; relax and unwind on its beaches; explore its many historical attractions, and then descend three levels beneath the city, into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa were more than 300 mummies were laid to rest.
South-east Corner of the Anfushi Tombs, Alexandria

The Pharaonic Anfushi Tombs In Alexandria – An Intriguing Visit

Come and explore the fascinating pharaonic Anfushi Tombs in Alexandria; marvel at the seamless blend of Greek, Roman and ancient Egyptian styles displayed within; take a step back in time and experience Alexandria as it was in 250 BC.
Aerial view of the Valley of the Nobles, Luxor

Valley of the Nobles – 500 Tombs of Theban Nobles and High Officials

The Valley of the Nobles, located on the West bank of Luxor, extend over a huge surface area to the South of the Valley of the Kings.
Valley of the Queens - Photo by Zureks

Valley of the Queens – A Necropolis Of The Pharaohs Wives

The Valley of the Queens stands as a dedication to the powerful female rulers of ancient Egypt and preserves their glory and majesty for visitors today.
The Tomb of Penout, Lake Nasser - Photo by Dennis Jarvis

Tomb of Penout – Visiting One Of Egypt’s Rarest Attractions

Located relatively far up the Nile River, at a site called Amada which is home to several fascinating attractions, including the rock carved Tomb of Penout.
Tombs of the Nobles, Aswan

Tombs Of The Nobles Aswan – Visiting Qubbet El-Hawa

The Qubbet El-Hawa rock cut Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan are relatively well preserved and have revealed much insight to life during the Old Kingdom period.