The Dendera Temple day tour from Luxor is a fascinating way to explore one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples outside of Luxor. The Temple of Hathor in Dendera is dedicated to the goddess of love, music, and beauty, and is known for its stunning architecture, and intricate carvings.

The tour typically starts with a pick-up from your hotel in Luxor, followed by a scenic drive through the countryside to the city of Qena, where the temple is located. Along the way, you can enjoy views of the Nile River and the surrounding farmland.


Once you arrive in Dendera, you will enter the temple complex and explore its various chambers and halls. Highlights of the temple include the Hypostyle Hall, which features 24 columns adorned with depictions of the goddess Hathor, and the Inner Sanctuary, which contains the shrine of the goddess.

The temple is also known for its stunning astronomical ceiling, which depicts the zodiac signs and other celestial bodies. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the significance of the various features of the temple and provide insights into ancient Egyptian religion and mythology. In addition to its religious significance, the Dendera Temple complex also played an important role in ancient Egyptian politics. It was a major center for the cult of Hathor and was visited by many pharaohs throughout history.

Today, the Dendera Temple complex is a popular tourist destination and has been partially restored by archaeologists. Visitors can explore the various structures and admire the intricate carvings and reliefs that adorn them.

Book now and enjoy this wonderful spiritual day tour to Dendera, it Is like a pilgrimage For the Ancient Egyptians.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONLuxor
DEPARTURE TIME7:00 am
INCLUDED
Professional Licensed Tour GuideLuxurious Private Air Conditioned Car
Bottled waterService charges and taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Extra fees
Tipping

 

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Pickup from your Hotel or Nile Cruise In Luxor

At 7:00 am Pickup from your Hotel or Nile Cruise In Luxor by a Licensed Tour guide.
then you will be transferred by Private A/C Vehicle to Abydos city Drive north from Luxor for a day to see the most known temple in Egypt.

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Visit to Hathor Temple at Dendera

Arrive at the Temple of Hathor in Dendera and begin your tour of the temple complex. Marvel at the impressive architecture and intricate carvings of the temple, including the Hypostyle Hall and the Inner Sanctuary.

The Temple of Hathor at Dendera is the best preserved in Egypt with full color still visible on Its walls Temple is around 135 km from Luxor, the ancient Egyptians 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 1. The temple is located in Dendera which is situated north of Luxor It Is 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 are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Hathor is known as the goddess of love and joy.

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Tour Ends

At the end of the Tour transfer back to your hotel In Luxor.

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