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Dendera Temples - Tour from Luxor

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    07:00am

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point

Key Highlights

  • It is an ancient temple complex in Egypt dating back to the Ptolemaic dynasty
  • A must-visit for history lovers
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transport are included
  • Visit the Dendera Temple one of the best preserved in Ancient Egypt

Overview

Take a trip to the ancient temple of Dendera, one of the best preserved in Egypt.

The complex covers approximately 40,000 square metres and dates back to the Ptolemaic dynasty. To enter this ancient Egyptian temple walk through a massive gate that lies between two Roman fountains. Within the mud-brick enclosure of the complex you will see the temple, two birth houses, a Coptic Basilica, a sanitarium, a sacred lake and a temple to Isis.

Don’t miss the central building of the complex which is the temple of the Goddess Hathor, the goddess of love, music, wine and procreation.

Itinerary

  • In the morning, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Luxor. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to Dendera, a little town in Egypt on the west bank of the Nile. It is situated about 65 kilometres north of Luxor. The approach path to the temple complex of Dendera is between two Roman fountains that end at the massive entry gate. Within the walls are the temple, two birth houses, a Coptic basilica, a sanatorium, a sacred lake and a temple of Isis. It was a site for chapels from the beginning of history of ancient Egypt. After exploring this ancient temple complex, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Luxor.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • English, French, Italian & German speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological site

Exclusions

  • Refreshments

Additional info

In most temples in Egypt, an additional fee for photo and video cameras is requested. The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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