Guided tour to Dendera temple and Nile experience onboard a felucca plus lunch from Luxor
Attractions & guided tours

Guided tour to Dendera temple and Nile experience onboard a felucca plus lunch from Luxor

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Polish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore one of the most preserved ancient temples's in Egypt
  • Observe the local Egyptian villages and green fields with farmers plowing, watering, planting, or harvesting
  • Experience cruising onboard a traditional Egyptian wooden boat
  • Indulge in traditional snacks as well as lunch
  • Learn the story of the Goddess Hathor
What to expect

Discover the local way of life as well as the temple of Dendera and the Nile cruising a traditional Egyptian wooden boat, on this full-day guided tour.

Starting from meeting your guide, you'll begin your journey to the preserved ancient temple located 82km north of Luxor City. Whilst on this journey, you'll taste rusk with cumin and sesame (known locally as "Boksomat") washed down with fresh water, and juice. You'll also observe the local Egyptian villages and green fields with farmers plowing, watering, planting, or harvesting. Children going to school and women going to the market to sell their products of cheese, butter, geese, and others buy. You'll realize this is already more than just a tour to an ancient monument, but a complete cultural tour of land and people.

Next, once you reach Dendera, you'll marvel at the large stone roof, dark chambers, underground passages and towering columns inscribed with hieroglyphics. Plus, learn how it was the ritual location where Goddess Hathor gave birth to Horus and stands on the edge of the desert as if awaiting her return. Then, upon return to Luxor, you'll board a traditional Egyptian wooden boat with its canvas sail to cruise until the dock of Hotel Steigenberger Achti or Iberotel Luxor for your lunch.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • Transportation including on the Nile onboard a Felucca boat
    • Egyptologist
    • Entrances fee to the Dendera temple
    • Lunch Steigenberger Achti or Iberotel Luxor
    • 1 big bottle of water + 1 pure juice with local snack of rusk with cumin and sesame provided on the bus
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Drinks during lunch
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-12)
    • Infants (age 0-4): free admission. Please reserve your free ticket at checkout

    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will confirm your pickup time and location in Luxor city center directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator 48 hours prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
    • It is recommended for you to bring your sun hat, sunglasses, suncream, cameras, small bottles of water and casual clothing
    • The minimum number of adults required to book is two
    • The tour is available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Polish languages
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

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    Provider
    Travco Group for Tourism
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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