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Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery

Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery

Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery

King Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery - Egypt Tours Portal

Tutankhamun Expedition

In the year 1914, a relationship between a gifted Egyptologist & archaeologist by the name Howard Carter and the 5th Earl of Carnarvon led to the most famous archaeological discovery of all time “King Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery“. In that year, Lord Carnarvon hired Carter to discover the tomb of an ancient young pharaoh of the glorious 18th dynasty named king Tutankhamen. Lord Carnarvon spent many seasons after season trying to find the tomb but was not successful that why he hired carter because of his supervise excavations Hatshepsut temple in Luxor and his usage of modern methods of archaeology and recording for one final season as he was getting old and running out of hope.

King Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery

Both of them were truly chasing a dream as the general theory was that the tomb was discovered by American Egyptologist Theodore Davis in 1905 but only a small cache of gold fossils carry tut name was found and his mummy wasn’t so everyone believed that his treasures were stolen and lost forever. But they believed the tomb of Tutankhamen is not lost but simply forgotten and it’s their destiny to remind the world once again. The final search began in the Valley of the Kings on November 1, 1922 and by the grace of God, on November 4, 1922, Three days later while systematically investigating a line of huts, the young water boy stumbled on a stone that appeared to be the top of a flight of steps cut into the bedrock so after clearing the debris and a slow a careful excavation of the sunken staircase leading to a mud-plastered doorway which carried the royal seals of King Tut.

On 22 November 1922, a small breach was made to the left corner of the doorway and carter was able to insert the light of a candle and Carnarvon asked “Can you see anything?” which Carter replied, “yes, Wonderful Things”. One of these wonderful things was the tomb of King Tutankhamun, the most preserved and intact tomb in the history of ancient Egyptian civilization which was open for the first time in modern history on 16 February 1923. About 5.398 items were found which Carter took 10 years to document like Tut’s famous golden face mask, his dagger which was made from a meteorite, archery bow, golden chariot, and many more majestic items located at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The discovery was covered by the world’s media & press that captured the attention of everyone around the planet during that Era and gave rise to Egyptomania worldwide.

Pharaoh’s Curse

Unfortunately the Public seemed to pay more attention to the so-called “Pharaoh’s Curse” that states that anyone who disturbs the final rest of the Pharaoh shall meet his demise as Lord Carnarvon died 5 months after the discovery which led to many supernatural speculations but out of the 58 people who were present only eight died within a dozen years and the rest lives very peaceful life lives like Howard Carter who passed away at the age of 64 in 1939.

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

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.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit 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 weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

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 and new years eve. Read More

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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