From the wind swept plains of Amarna to Egypt’s most glorious tomb, this tour looks at the women behind (and sometimes on) the throne of Egypt. We include entry to the fabulous tomb of Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens in Luxor and travel through Middle Egypt learning about the life of Nefertiti at Akhetaten.
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NEFERTITI AND NEFERTARI
WITH DR BILL MANLEY
DEPARTING 16th SEPTEMBER 2022
Our tour begins in Cairo with a long awaited visit to ‘The Grand Egyptian Museum’. Heading south, a full day exploring the city of Amarna, before visiting Tuna el Gebel and the White Monastery. In Abydos we visit the temples of Seti I and Ramesses I I before continuing to the Old Winter Palace, On the West Bank we have a special permit allowing us to walk to the Royal Cache Wadi where Bill will talk about the famous cache of mummies, we enter Hatshepsut's Temple, Deir el Medina, Medinet Habu, the Ramesseum and Qasr Aguz.
In the Valley of the Queens we include entry to the stunning tomb of Nefertari, and we spend an afternoon in the Valley of the Kings. On the East Bank of Luxor we have in-depth tours of both Karnak and Luxor Temples. A day trip to the fascinating sites of el Kab, Esna Temple and the tomb of Ankhtify at Mo'alla, where Bill worked as part of an archaeological sur vey team, make this a tour not to be missed.
Basic holiday price £3,680 NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
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