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$50 Day Trips & Excursions

Dendera and Abydos Private Day Tour from Luxor

Meet your representative who will escort you to Dandara which is situated 85km North of Luxor. In Dandara you shall visit the beautiful temple of the goddess of beauty Hathor. The temple has a massive stone roof, underground passages and a magnificent rare relief of Queen Cleopatra IV and her son caesarian. The Temple of Hathor, it was known as the 'Castle of the Sistrum' or 'Pr Hathor' - House of Hathor. Then continue to Abydos city, 135 km from Luxor. There you will visit Abydos temple where 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 temple of Seti I. The paintings of the gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Getting to these sites you will pass by local villages and majestic sceneries for the River Nile and the fields. They are as enjoyable as visiting the temples themselves. After finishing your tour drive back to Luxor.

$100 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Day tour Dendera and Abydos Temples

We will be glad to pick you up from your hotel by your own Egyptologist tour guide and by air-conditioned modern vehicle to visit Dendera temple which is dedicated to goddess Hathor- cow headed woman and known by Goddess of Love. This temple back to 125 B.C and it is quiet unique because of the fact that the roof is still intact and visitors can admire the beautiful ceiling; depicting the hours of the day and night as well as the traveling journey of the sun, the moon and the stars across the sky. One of Its ceilings is decorated with a plaster cast of the signs of the zodiac. Not only that but this temple has the only relief which represented queen Cleopatra and her son Caesarian. Then continue the tour to Abydos which was the head of god Osiris- the god of underworld and part of his body was buried there according to the legend of ancient egyptians. In Abydos you are going to visit the famous temple of king Seti I – the founder of Abydos temple which was completed by his son king Ramses II.  The beauty of this temple almost feels like an apology and dedication to the following gods: Osiris, isis, Horus, Amun Ra, Mut and Khonsu. After finishing the tour, you will be driven to your hotel in Luxor

$65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Dendera and Abydos Temples

Sun Pyramids Tours 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 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 .

$65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Dendera and Abydos Temples

Sun Pyramids Tours 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 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 .

$35 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Day Tour to Dendera and Abydos Temples from Luxor

Morning meet your expert Insight professional Egyptologist to drive by air-conditioned vehicle to Abydos, the main site of Osiris worship "god of eternity ". The temple of Seti I with its painted reliefs is the best preserved among the ruins of Abydos, while the Temple of Ramses II walls record the famous battle of Qadesh. . We then continue to Denderah to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Hathor Temple, with its sacred lake and famous astrological roof, is a delicately beautiful structure. Hathor is the patroness of the Hathor Temple, then drive back to Luxor

$60 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Dendera and Abydos Temples

Sun Pyramids Tours 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 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 Denderawhich is situated at the north of Luxor .

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