Sun Fun Trips

Dendara & Abydos

Luxor & Abydos
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Duration

1 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Get picked up from your hotel in Luxor by your Egyptologist tour guide at 7 AM and begin driving north of Luxor past local daily life.

As you drive, admire views of quaint villages all the way to Abydos Temple, and listen closely as your expert guide tells you about interesting historical details of the great temple. Unique because of its limestone construction laid out over three levels, Abydos Temple is considered one-of-kind in many other respects. Find out why as you explore this historical treasure trove.

Afterwards, drive on to Dendara Temple. Dedicated to Hathor, the goddess of motherhood, the Dendara Temple dates back to the late Ptolemaic Period and is located on holy Egyptian ground. The site is renowned for its relics of religious structures built during the reign of the Old Kingdom of Pharaoh Pepi the First.

Enjoy taking stunning photos at these mesmerizing historical locations. When the adventure is over, get dropped off back at your hotel in Luxor.

 

Full Description

Discover Luxor Tours while driving north from Luxor for a day to see two of the most complete temples in Egypt. Abydos temple and Hathor temple at Dendara may be the best preserved in Egypt with full color still visible on its walls.

Discover the fascinating temples of Seti and Dendra on a guided trip from Luxor. Admire the unique design of Seti, the first temple of his father Ramses, and the magnificent temple of Dendra on an unforgettable historical adventure.

Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to discover the ancient sites. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian believed of God (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as the temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor . The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Then continue to Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor.

 

Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Additional info 
Transfers outside of Hurghada for an additional fee : Sahl Hasheesh, Makadi  5$/person Soma Bay, El Gouna 7$/person

 

Highlights

  • Visit the impressive Temple of Dendara, dedicated to the goddess Hathor
  • Explore the ancient city of Luxor, home to many historic sites, including the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple
  • Learn about the history and culture of ancient Egypt from a knowledgeable guide
  • Enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant

  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Dendara Temple, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Personal expenses

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