Unearth Ancient Marvels: Full Day Trip to Dendera & Abydos from Luxor!

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Description

Full Day Trip to Dendera & Abydos from Luxor!

Embark on a captivating journey through time on this full-day adventure from Luxor, exploring the magnificent temples of Dendera and Abydos!

Step into the divine realm of Osiris:

    • Abydos Temple: Marvel at the exquisite stone reliefs adorning this temple dedicated to the god Osiris.

    • King’s List: Uncover the secrets of ancient Egypt, deciphering the names of pharaohs etched in the famed King’s List hallway.

    • Temple of Seti I: Immerse yourself in the legacy of Pharaoh Seti I, father of Ramses II, and admire the temple’s architectural brilliance.

Journey to the temple of Hathor:

    • Dendera Temple: Be awestruck by the grandeur of this Greco-Roman temple, renowned for its massive columns and mesmerizing astronomical ceiling.

    • Goddess Hathor: Discover the myths and legends surrounding the goddess of love, music, and joy, worshipped at Dendera.

    • Unveiling ancient mysteries: Delve into the temple’s intricate carvings and hieroglyphics, unlocking the stories whispered by stone.

Your experience includes:

    • Experienced Egyptologist guide: Gain fascinating insights into Egyptian history and mythology throughout the tour.

    • Comfortable transportation: Travel between Luxor and the temples with ease in an air-conditioned vehicle.

    • Delicious lunch: Refuel with a satisfying local meal included in your tour.

    • Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off: Enjoy the stress-free comfort of pre-arranged transfers within Luxor city limits.

Unmissable highlights:

    • Witness the breathtaking artistry of ancient Egyptian reliefs.

    • Decipher the mysteries of the pharaohs’ reign.

    • Stand in awe of the architectural wonders of Dendera and Abydos.

    • Gain an in-depth understanding of Egyptian mythology and beliefs.

    • Create lasting memories exploring these iconic landmarks.

Book now and embark on a journey through time to discover the magic of Dendera and Abydos!

Tour Highlights

Abydos Temple:

  • Hall of Kings List: Unravel the secrets of pharaonic history, deciphering the names of rulers etched in the legendary King’s List, spanning dynasties.
  • Osiris’ Sanctuary: Immerse yourself in the sacred atmosphere of the temple dedicated to the god of the underworld, Osiris, witnessing intricate carvings depicting his myths and rituals.
  • Exquisite Reliefs: Marvel at the breathtaking artistry adorning the temple walls, showcasing scenes from daily life, offerings to deities, and divine interactions.
  • Temple of Seti I: Explore the architectural masterpiece built by Pharaoh Seti I, father of Ramses II, appreciating its grandeur and symbolic elements.

Dendera Temple:

  • Goddess Hathor’s Abode: Step into the temple dedicated to Hathor, the goddess of love, music, and joy, feeling her welcoming presence amidst vibrant decorations.
  • Mesmerizing Astromancy Ceiling: Gaze in awe at the magnificent painted ceiling depicting constellations and astronomical phenomena, offering a glimpse into ancient beliefs about the cosmos.
  • Colossal Columns: Stand in wonder beneath the towering columns, each adorned with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics, testifying to the temple’s scale and significance.
  • Unveiling Ancient Secrets: Decipher the stories whispered by stone through detailed carvings and hieroglyphics, uncovering the myths, rituals, and daily life of the temple’s inhabitants.
Tour Itinerary

Unveiling Ancient Treasures: Dendera & Abydos Full-Day Itinerary

Morning:

    • Depart from Luxor: Embark on your adventure with a convenient hotel pick-up and settle into your air-conditioned vehicle for the scenic journey to Abydos.

    • Abydos Temple: Immerse yourself in the sacred grounds of the ancient temple dedicated to Osiris, god of the afterlife. Marvel at the exquisite reliefs adorning the walls, decipher the pharaohs’ names on the legendary King’s List, and feel the weight of history within the majestic halls.

    • Temple of Seti I: Explore the architectural masterpiece built by Pharaoh Seti I, father of Ramses II. Admire the intricate details, symbolic elements, and grandeur of this well-preserved structure.

Then:

    • Delicious Local Lunch: Savor the flavors of Egypt with a satisfying meal at a local restaurant, regaining energy for the afternoon’s explorations.

    • Journey to Dendera: Continue your journey through time as you travel to Dendera, a fascinating Greco-Roman temple complex.

Then:

    • Hathor’s Temple: Step into the vibrant sanctuary dedicated to Hathor, goddess of love and music. Be awestruck by the towering columns, intricate carvings, and mesmerizing astronomical ceiling adorned with celestial wonders.

    • Unveiling Secrets: Decipher the stories whispered by stone through detailed reliefs and hieroglyphics, learning about ancient myths, rituals, and the lives of the temple’s inhabitants.

Return:

    • Relax and Reflect: Sit back and relax on the return journey to Luxor, brimming with memories of your captivating exploration of Dendera and Abydos.

    • Hotel Drop-off: Enjoy the convenience of being dropped off back at your hotel in Luxor, concluding your full-day adventure filled with ancient wonders.

Note: This itinerary omits specific timings to offer flexibility in accommodating different tour schedules and visitor preferences. You can modify it to reflect your specific tour structure, including approximate timings if desired.

Included
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary. (Dendera temple, Abydos Temple).
  • Private Tour with modern vehicles
  • professional tour guide. (English, French, Spanish, Deutsch, Dutch, Italian)
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Snacks
  • Taxes and service charges.
Excluded

Tipping for drivers and guides

From:

95

$
Price
Single Person
145
2 Persons / Each
95

Prices policy

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children policy

0 - 1.11 Free of Charge 2 - 5.11 pay 25% of tour price 6 - 11.11 pay 50% of tour price 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person. Notes : Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
FAQ

Dendera & Abydos Full-Day Tour FAQs:

Booking & Payment:

  • Q: How do I book my tour?
    • A: Book online through our website or contact our friendly team. Secure your spot with easy payment options like credit cards or PayPal.
  • Q: Can I modify or cancel my reservation?
    • A: Yes, with up to 24 hours’ notice for a full refund (excluding entrance fees).

What to Expect:

  • Q: What’s included?
    • A: Experienced guide, air-conditioned transport, delicious lunch, hotel pick-up & drop-off (Luxor city limits), and entrance fees (unless specified).
  • Q: How long is the tour?
    • A: Approximately a full day. Exact duration varies depending on pace and chosen tombs.
  • Q: What languages are offered?
    • A: Inquire about available languages when booking. We strive for multilingual options.
  • Q: Can I choose specific sites?
    • A: While flexible, some sites have restrictions. Your guide will suggest options based on your interests and accessibility.
  • Q: Is it suitable for children?
    • A: Yes, but expect walking and standing for extended periods. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Additional Information:

  • Q: What should I wear?
    • A: Dress comfortably in layers, with closed-toe shoes for uneven terrain. Mornings/evenings can be cooler.
  • Q: Can I bring a camera?
    • A: Absolutely! Capture these wonders. Flash photography may be restricted in some sites.
  • Q: Are there any gratuities?
    • A: Gratuities for the guide and driver are appreciated but not mandatory.
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