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Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & Rulers

Discover the Great Pharaohs & Rulers of Ancient Egypt

On the course of more than 4000 years, selected brave and intelligent Egyptian kings and queens dedicated their lives to great a legacy and keep the heritage of the ancient Egyptian civilization alive and well till the end of the day. Here are some of the most profound and famous Pharaohs to ever rule ancient Egypt.

Amenhotep III Facts - Amenhotep III Family - Amenhotep III Death
April 27, 2019

Pharaoh Amenhotep III

Amenhotep III or as he was used to be called “Nebma’atre, Amenophis III, and Amana-Hatpa” was the 9th ruler of ancient Egypt during the 18th dynasty. All of his names...
King Tutankhamun - Trips in Egypt
January 3, 2019

King Tutankhamun

King Tutankhamun was the Egyptian pharaoh for Egypt through the 18th dynasty for about ten years. His reign started in 1332 and finished in 1323 B.C during the New Kingdom...
The Famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & Leaders - Trips in Egypt
December 25, 2018

13 Famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & Leaders

The Most 13 Famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & Leaders Except for the staggering intelligence of the most famous ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & leaders, Egypt wouldn’t have such a recherché history...
Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery -Tutankhamun Tomb Facts - Trips in Egypt
December 25, 2018

Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery

When Tutankhamun tomb was discovered in 1922 AD, it caused a sensation around the world. The closely intact tomb was a time paradox waiting to be discovered which allowing scholars...
Salah El Din - Trips in Egypt
December 24, 2018

Salah El-Din

Al-Nasir Salah El Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub or Saladin was born in 1137. He was the first sultan of Syria and Egypt and he was the founder of the Ayyubid...
Queen Nefertiti - Trips in Egypt
December 23, 2018

Queen Nefertiti

Queen Nefertiti was an Egyptian queen and an amazing wife of Akhenaten “The Egyptian Pharaoh”. She was born in 1370 B.C and died in 1330 B.C. Queen Nefertiti was known...
Queen Hatshepsut - Trips in Egypt
December 23, 2018

Queen Hatshepsut

Who is Queen Hatshepsut Queen Hatshepsut ruled as the fifth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She was a female pharaoh after the female rulers Niethotep, Queen Merneith, Nimaethap,...
King Menkaure - Trips in Egypt
December 19, 2018

King Menkaure

King Menkaure was the fifth king who ruled through the 4th dynasty of the old kingdom in ancient Egypt. He reached the throne after the death of his father, King Khafre...
King Khafre - Trips in Egypt
December 19, 2018

King Khafre

King Khafre was the fourth ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty. He was the son of Khufu by queen Meritites I and he reached the throne after the death...
King Djoser - Trips in Egypt
December 16, 2018

King Djoser

Who is King Djoser? King Djoser was the one who started this completely magnificent epoch, as he was the first pharaoh of the third dynasty in the old kingdom of...
Alexander the Great - Trips in Egypt
November 17, 2018

Alexander the Great

Who Is Alexander the Great? “Alexander III of Macedon” was born on July 20, 356 B.C in Pella and died on June 323 B.C. He was the king of Macedon...
King Amenhotep IV "Akhenaten" Facts | Amenhotep IV History | Akhenaten Tomb
November 17, 2018

King Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten)

King Akhenaten or Amenhotep IV was the great Egyptian pharaoh for the 18th dynasty for 17 years and died in 1336 B.C. The previous name of Akhenaten was King Amenhotep...
King Khufu - Trips in Egypt
November 3, 2018

King Khufu

King Khufu “2589-2566 BC“, whose name means Khunum protects me, was known as Cheops to the Greeks. He was an ancient Egyptian monarch, who ruled Egypt through the fourth dynasty...
Queen Cleopatra - Trips in Egypt
October 29, 2018

Queen Cleopatra

Queen Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last ruler of Egypt from the Ptolemaic kingdom. She ruled with her two older brothers and then with her son for about three decades....
Queen Nefertari - Trips in Egypt
October 29, 2018

Queen Nefertari

Queen Nefertari was the first of the royal wives of King Ramses II. Her name means “The Beautiful Campaign”. She had also another name Nefertari Meritmut, which means “The Beloved...
Muhammad Ali Pasha - Trips in Egypt
September 20, 2018

Muhammad Ali Pasha

Muhammad Ali Pasha was born on 4 March 1769. He was an Ottoman commander in the Ottoman Army. He became a Wali and was declared a Khedive of Egypt and...
Ramses II - Trips in Egypt
September 16, 2018

King Ramses II

Who is Ramses II? Ramses II the Great was the son of Seti I and Queen Tuya. He the great ruler of Egypt from 1279 until 1213 B.C. He was...
King Menes Narmer - Trips In Egypt
September 16, 2018

King Menes “Narmer”

King Menes “Narmer” Facts King Menes was a great ancient Egyptian king, who was the successor to the Protodynastic king Ka, or possibly scorpion. He is considered the unifier of Egypt at the...

Recommended Egypt Tours

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who Was Egypt's First Pharaoh?

    King Menes who used to be called king Narmer was the first Pharaoh to Egypt and the one who managed to unify Upper and Lower Egypt.

  • How Many Pharaohs Were There In Ancient Egypt?

    There were many successful rulers, Pharaohs, and queens who managed to rule Egypt and accomplished many impressive developments, monuments, and they even changed the whole history of Egypt and here is a list of the most famous ones on the list:

    • Djoser (reign 2686 BC – 2649 BC)
    • Khufu (reign 2589 ‒ 2566 BC)
    • Hatshepsut (reign 1478–1458 BC)
    • Thutmose III (reign 1458–1425 BC)
    • Amenhotep III (reign 1388–1351 BC)
    • Akhenaten (reign 1351–1334 BC)
    • Tutankhamun (reign 1332–1323 BC)
    • Ramses II (reign 1279–1213 BC)
    • Xerxes I (reign 486 – 465 BC)
    • Cleopatra VII (reign 51 – 30 BC)

  • How Were Pharaohs Chosen In Ancient Egypt?

    The most traditional way to choose a pharaoh was to choose the son of the most favorite wife of the Pharaoh and if the Pharaoh doesn’t have a son, he would have to appoint the throne to a relative.

  • What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?

    You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.

  • What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?

    You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

  • Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?

    Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

  • Why book Trips in Egypt?

    We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

  • Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

    Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.

  • What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

    They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, 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 be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

  • What is the Weather is Like?

    The temperature of 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 while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

  • What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?

    It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

  • Should I Give Tips in Egypt?

    It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

  • Can I Enter the Pyramids?

    Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?

    Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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