The temples of Dendera and Abydos from Luxor
Attractions & guided tours

The temples of Dendera and Abydos from Luxor

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Polish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt
  • Learn about the cult of Osiris plus Goddess Hathor and why her temple stands on the edge of the desert as if awaiting her return
  • Explore Dendera Temple's dark chambers, underground passages and towering columns inscribed with hieroglyphics.
  • Discover freshly made snacks called Boksomat and water them down with fresh water and juice included in your journey
What to expect

Discover the legends of Dendera and Abydos on this full-day cultural tour of land and people through its history with an Egyptologist.

Starting from meeting your Egyptologist, whilst traveling, you'll be provided with fresh water, juice and freshly made snacks called "Boksomat" that include rusks with cumin and sesame. Watch local Egyptian villages and green fields with farmers plowing, watering, planting, or harvesting. Admire, seeing children going to school or women going to the market to sell their products of cheese, butter and geese.

The first stop is Abydos Temple, 175km north of Luxor, to learn about the cult of Osiris. Then, explore Dendera Temple's dark chambers, underground passages and towering columns inscribed with hieroglyphics. You'll also hear the fascinating story of Goddess Hathor and why her temple stands on the edge of the desert as if awaiting her return.

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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
    • 1 big bottle of water and 1 pure juice with local snacks called Boksomat
    • Egyptologist
    • Entrance fees to Dendera and Abydos temples
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Lunch
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-12)
    • Infants (age 0-4): free admission
    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will confirm your pickup time and location within Luxor city 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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