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Luxor: Valley of the Kings Skip-the-Line Entry Tickets

Luxor: Valley of the Kings Skip-the-Line Entry Tickets

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Ticket Type
Opening hours Open daily from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. Last ticket admission at 5:00 PM.
Skip-the-Line Entry Tickets 1 Day Single Entry Ticket. Specific to date selected during purchase.
Instant Confirmation Mobile E-ticket with QR code to scan at the gates
Ticket Options Prices vary depending on visitor nationality. Egyptian, Arab or Other Nationalities
Non refundable tickets Please ensure you select the correct dates of visiting before confirming your purchase as tickets are non-refundable.
Valid ID required at the gates Visitors must show a valid ID. Any kind of fraud will be subjected to 5 times the ticket price.
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Important Note: Please ensure you select the correct ticket type based on your nationality

At first glance, the Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, seems like no more than a sun-blasted gorge of generic red rock, but underneath all of its dust lay the tombs of 63 of the most important pharaohs in the history of Ancient Egypt. Used as a burial chamber for nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, the Valley of the Kings was used for royal burials for the Kings, their families, and their possessions. In 1979, it became a World Heritage Site, as well as the rest of the Theban Necropolis.

Once you purchase your tickets plus any add-ons (if selected), you will receive an email with e-tickets that grant you access to the attraction. 

What tombs are currently open to the public at Valley of the Kings?

At the moment out of the 63 tombs, there are eleven tombs in the Valley of the Kings open to the public. Eight of them are included in your standard ticket and you can choose three out of the below;

  • KV1  – Ramses VII
  • KV2 – Ramses IV
  • KV6 – Ramses IX
  • KV8 – Merenptah
  • KV11 – Ramses III
  • KV14 – Tausert – Setnakht
  • KV15 – Seti II
  • KV47 – Siptah

Then the four tombs that require extra tickets are;

  • KV9 – Ramses V & VI
  • KV17  – Seti the First
  • KV62 – King Tutankhamun
  • KV23 - Ay

You will need to buy a photography permit in order to take photos. This is approximately 300 EGP and allows photography inside 3 tombs. This is for both mobile phones and digital/DSLR cameras. You must buy this at the entrance when you buy your normal tickets. There will be no chance to buy one inside.

Recommendation for best time to visit:
We recommend you visit the Valley of the Kings in the early mornings (reach there by 7:00 - 8:00 am). 

Opening Hours
6:00 AM > 6:00 PM

Last admission to the site is at 5:00 PM

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