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PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:02 pm    Post subject: Special Fees for Sites Reply with quote

This is a list from the SCA site.

However Tuthmosis III was open on the normal 3 tomb ticket a couple of weeks ago so that is probably why they say:-

Note that these fees are subject to change without notice. Please contact sca.permits@gmail.com for the most current
fees.
Site-Monument Fee Per Number of Visitors
Saqqara
Pyramid of Unas US $1000 1 - 15
Tomb of Nefer
US $1000 1 - 10
US$ 2000 11-20
Step Pyramid - Persian Shaft
US $1000 1 - 15
US$ 2000 16-30
Luxor
Tomb of Neferari US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV5 - Tomb of the Sons of Ramesses II US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 17 - Tomb of Seti I US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 57 - Tomb of Horemheb US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 35 - Tomb of Amenhotep II US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 7 - Tomb of Ramesses II US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 10 - Tomb of Amenmesse US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 60 - Tomb of Sitre-In US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 21 - Anonymous US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 34 - Tomb of Thutmose III US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 22 - Tomb of Amenhotep III US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
Asasif Excavations US $1000 1-20
Dra Abu el-Naga Excavations US $1000 1-20
Khokha Excavations US $1000 1-20
Sheikh Abd el-Qurna Excavations US $1000 1-20

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

May I ask where you got this? I ask only because the official SCA site says something quite differently:

(This is about the Valley of the Kings, for example)

TICKET COST:
General Admission: (Includes admission to the area and to THREE of the following tombs, which are open to the public.)
Ramesses I
Ramesses III
Ramesses IV
Ramesses VII
Ramesses IX
Seti II
Siptah
Merenptah
Thutmose III
Thutmose IV
Mentuherkhepshef
Tausret/Sethnakht


Egyptian: 4 LE
Egyptian Student: 2 LE
Foreign: 70 LE
Foreign Student: 35 LE
Train: 2 LE

Tickets for the tombs of Ramesses VI, Tutankhamun, and Ay must be purchased separately (see below for details).

Tomb of Ramesses VI: Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 50 LE
Foreign Student: 25 LE

Tomb of Tutankhamun: Egyptian: 10 LE
Egyptian Student: 5 LE
Foreign: 80 LE
Foreign Student: 40 LE

Tomb of Ay: Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 LE

Student rates are available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

Valley of the Queens:

TICKET COST:
Includes admission to the area and to the following tombs:
Titi
Amunherkhepshef
Khaemwaset


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 25 LE
Foreign Student: 15 LE

Student rates are available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card (ISIC).

The Tomb of Nefertari is closed to the public. For special permission to visit (for a fee), contact the Commercial and Event Permits Office.

Valley of the Nobles - Dra Abu el-Naga

TICKET COST:
Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 12 LE
Foreign Student: 6 LE

Student rates available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

Valley of the Nobles - Khokha

TICKET COST:
Includes admission to the following tombs:
Neferrenpet
Djehutymes
Nefersekheru


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 LE
Student rates available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

Valley of the Nobles - Assassif
TICKET COST:
Includes admission to the following tombs:
Kheruef
Ankhhor


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 25 LE
Foreign Student : 15 LE

Tomb of Pabasa (purchase separately)
Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student : 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 LE

Student rates available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

Valley of the Nobles - Sheikh Abd el-Qurna

TICKET COST:
Includes admission to the following tombs, as specified below:
Rekhmire
Sennefer


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 LE

Menna
Nakht


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 LE

Userhet
Ramose


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 25 LE
Foreign Student: 15 LE

Userhet
Benia


Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 25 LE
Foreign Student: 15 LE

Student rates available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

Check the site list for a review of every SCA site and attendant costs are listed on each site page.

It's not as dear as you posted.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is a little buried on the SCA site

First on the site rules and regulation tab

http://www.sca-egypt.org/eng/SITE_RR.htm

and then at the bottom Special fees for site visits

http://www.sca-egypt.org/eng/pdfs/MR_Site-fees.pdf
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Incidentally, the pricing on the web page is out of date.

We revisited the Asasif tombs, Kheruef and Ankhhor, this morning and the ticket price is now LE30
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LE30 would equate to around 5.00 USD wouldn't it?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thewayshemoves wrote:
LE30 would equate to around 5.00 USD wouldn't it?

XE.com make it 5.2$ so pretty close Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:46 am    Post subject: Re: Special Fees for Sites Reply with quote

Hekat wrote:
This is a list from the SCA site.

However Tuthmosis III was open on the normal 3 tomb ticket a couple of weeks ago so that is probably why they say:-

Note that these fees are subject to change without notice. Please contact sca.permits@gmail.com for the most current
fees.
Site-Monument Fee Per Number of Visitors
Saqqara
Pyramid of Unas US $1000 1 - 15
Tomb of Nefer
US $1000 1 - 10
US$ 2000 11-20
Step Pyramid - Persian Shaft
US $1000 1 - 15
US$ 2000 16-30
Luxor
Tomb of Neferari US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV5 - Tomb of the Sons of Ramesses II US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 17 - Tomb of Seti I US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 57 - Tomb of Horemheb US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 35 - Tomb of Amenhotep II US $1000 + entrance fee 1-10
US $2000 + entrance fee 11-20
KV 7 - Tomb of Ramesses II US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 10 - Tomb of Amenmesse US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 60 - Tomb of Sitre-In US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 21 - Anonymous US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 34 - Tomb of Thutmose III US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
KV 22 - Tomb of Amenhotep III US $1000 1-10
US $2000 11-20
Asasif Excavations US $1000 1-20
Dra Abu el-Naga Excavations US $1000 1-20
Khokha Excavations US $1000 1-20
Sheikh Abd el-Qurna Excavations US $1000 1-20


Uhm, Hekat; what do they expect in this set up, that there is a "Brinks armored car" behind each tourist? Laughing I have a suggestion for the SCA: " If you really want to get rid of tourism in your country. Use these prices, and you will see the number of visitors decrease dramatically!"

Thank the gods, Neseret, came with more sane prices
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The page Neseret linked to is for the OPEN sites.
Hekat's link is for the CLOSED sites which are only available with special SCA permisions at those prices.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Priest of Hekat wrote:
The page Neseret linked to is for the OPEN sites.
Hekat's link is for the CLOSED sites which are only available with special SCA permisions at those prices.


Thanks Priest of Hekat, now THAT is useful information

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What type of criteria besides having that kind of money would you need to see those closed sites?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think there are any other criteria apart from the money. You would have to have a genuine interest to spend that much really wouldn't you?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hekat wrote:
I don't think there are any other criteria apart from the money. You would have to have a genuine interest to spend that much really wouldn't you?


Well, such high fees cause research by scholars to basically stop, IMO. I gather that if you are someone who has to study any of the closed monuments, you will either a) have to pay the fee or b) get a special dispensation from the SCA to visit a closed monument. That's what I have been told.

Beyond that, any tourist will just have to pony up the funds to see a closed site (each of the high fees is per person I understand). Then it becomes a matter of money over any interest.

Many of these closed tombs need extensive restoration just to accommodate visitors. It was estimated over 10 years ago that the tomb of Seti I (KV 17) would need over $15 million worth of restoration and as such, would likely never be open to the public again.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

neseret wrote:
Hekat wrote:
I don't think there are any other criteria apart from the money. You would have to have a genuine interest to spend that much really wouldn't you?


Well, such high fees cause research by scholars to basically stop, IMO. I gather that if you are someone who has to study any of the closed monuments, you will either a) have to pay the fee or b) get a special dispensation from the SCA to visit a closed monument. That's what I have been told.

Beyond that, any tourist will just have to pony up the funds to see a closed site (each of the high fees is per person I understand). Then it becomes a matter of money over any interest.

Many of these closed tombs need extensive restoration just to accommodate visitors. It was estimated over 10 years ago that the tomb of Seti I (KV 17) would need over $15 million worth of restoration and as such, would likely never be open to the public again.


And they thought they'd be (bathing in money) just by demanding such high fees? I still believe this will backfire. Just my

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe the fees are for any number between 1 & 10 & 11 & 20. I know a friend had a chance to go along to "make up the numbers", obviously it is cheaper per head split between 10 than 8 or 9.

Neseret as you say you can apply direct to the SCA if your interest is for study purposes. Somebody we know from Swansea Uni got in to one of the closed Nobles tombs via that route. If you want more info please PM me I'm sure he would be happy to help.
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