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Dendera & Abydos Temples Day tour from El Gouna - Tours From Hurghada
Duration: 1 Day

Dendera & Abydos Day tour from El Gouna

Location: Luxor
Availability
Everyday
Tour Type
Private
Pickup & Drop Off
Your Hotel In El Gouna

Amazing Dendera and Abydos Day tour from El Gouna

One of the most mesmerizing destinations in Egypt that can't be missed is the Dendera temple & Abydos temples, you can discover them with our Dendera & Abydos day tour from El Gouna. The beautiful Dendera temple is the home of the goddess Hathor of joy, healing & love while Abydos is one of the most religious spots on the history of ancient Egypt as it acted as the temple of the ruler of the underworld Osiris & was believed to be an entrance to the afterlife. Abydos was even visited from time to time by modern Muslims on their way from a pilgrimage trip.

Tour Details

Duration 1 Day
Tour Location Luxor
Tour Availability Everyday
Pickup & Drop Off Your Hotel In El Gouna
Tour Type Private

Tour Inclusions

  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch Meal
  • Entrance fees to Dendera & Abydos
  • Soft drinks

Tour Exclusions

  • Tipping
  • Any kind of personal Expenses

Tour Highlights

Luxor Attractions

  • Dendera Temple
  • Abydos Temple

Tour Safety Measures for Covid-19

  • Social distancing is highly accentuated throughout the tour.
  • Transportation vehicles are permanently sanitized.
  • Permanent temperature checks for the crew.
  • Immediate temperature checks upon the travelers’ arrival.
  • Hand sanitizers are handed to the staff and travelers.
  • Distancing payments for add-ons and gratuities.
  • Face masks are handed to our reps, travelers, drivers, and guides during the trip.
  • Reps and guides, drivers are permanently required to thoroughly wash hands.

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Tour Reviews

  • Annie Dec 2021

    It was our first visit to Egypt so me and my family didn't know what to expect. Thankfully our tour guide Manal Ahmed who by the way is the ONLY FEMALE tour guide in Hurghada! Than...

  • kbam1968 Jun 2021

    We booked 2 day trip to Cairo and Luxor directly with “Tours from Hurgharda” before we left the UK. Responding promptly to any query or concerns that we may have had. Thank y...

  • SLJW13 May 2021

    The main reason for the 5 stars is the communication from the company and the guide and driver they provided. I was very apprehensive booking from the UK with only email correspond...

  • nazli.sacls Apr 2022

    I visited Egypt with friends.Thank you tours from hurghada for an amazing experience..our guide Mohamed Elshamei was fantastic...knowledgable and nothing was to much to ask of him ...

  • Barbara M Apr 2022

    Early 4am start, arrived by 7am. security as in Europe. Arrived at opening of Cairo Museum and had the place to ourselves for a while, saw Tut exhibition very easily.Excellent. Als...

Dendera & Abydos Day tour from El Gouna

Dendera - Dendera & Abydos Day tour from El Gouna - Tours From Hurghada

Your Dendera & Abydos day tour from El Gouna will start when you get picked up from your hotel in El Gouna then you will process to Dendera temple. You will have a break midway to refresh. When you arrive at Dendera, you will get half an hour to relax & prepare then you will be accompanied by an Egyptologist tour guide and explore the temple. The Dendera temple is the home of the goddess of love, healing, and beauty Hathor which was constructed in the late Ptolemaic Dynasty by Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XII. The design of the temple followed the design of other classical Egyptian temples with the only exception of the front of the captivating hypostyle hall which was constructed by Emperor Tiberius(14 AD-37AD). The temple complex is filled with marvelous images portraying the Ptolemaic rulers. There is a beautiful carving on the external face of one of the temple walls in a huge relief of Cleopatra VII & her son Caesarion from Julius Caesar, showing both of them wearing an Egyptian Barb and offering sacrifices to Hathor. The Dendera complex was known among travels and pilgrims who would come to seek healing from the goddess as showcased by the sanatorium in the temple complex. There is also the sacred water that was used for bathing and as an unguent by the priests of Hathor. There are big sleeping quarters were the Hathor was expected to appear in dreams of its followers and answer all of their questions and wishes. You will drive to the holy Abydos temple that contains Umm El Qa'ab, royal necropolis, and many other tombs & extremely important burial all around the area due to the growth of the town's reputation as a cult site. In Abydos lies the memorial temple of Seti I which contains fabulous descriptions from the 19th dynasty known as Abydos King list which is a chronological list showcasing cartouches of most dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Menes until Ramesses I, Seti's father. The temple is two and a half hours away from Luxor by car. Seti I constructed the temple to contain small chapels dedicated to each side of the major sides like Ptah, Amun-Re, Isis, Osiris, Horus and many more. The entire complex is a forgotten piece of heaven but famous among the red sea resorts and cruises travelers who wish to explore it by themselves and discover all the beautiful hidden wonders of this holy place. After that, you will enjoy your delicious lunch at Abydos temple. In your final stage, you will return back from Abydos to your hotel in El Gouna. Note: If you didn’t find what you are looking for, then you can check our El Gouna excursions again to get your dream tour.

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