Step into ancient Egypt on this fascinating tour where you will learn about the life and times of Gods and Goddesses, Kings and Queens, such as Osiris and Cleopatra. See the magnificent temples that were built to honor these legendary figures.
What to Expect
Discover the mythical figures of ancient Egypt on this day tour accompanied by a professional Egyptologist guide.
From your hotel in Luxor, you will be picked up and transferred via an air-conditioned modern vehicle to the Dendera Temple, which is dedicated to the goddess Hathor - the cow headed woman known as the Goddess of Love - and dates back to 125 BC. Its unique feature is its still-intact roof, on which visitors can admire the beautiful ceiling depicting the hours of the day and night as well as the traveling journey of the sun, the moon and the stars across the sky.
One of its ceilings is decorated with a plaster cast of the signs of the zodiac. This temple also houses the only remaining relief which represents Queen Cleopatra and her son Caesarian.
Next, you will move on to Abydos, which, according to the legend of the ancient Egyptians, represents the head of Osiris, God of the underworld. According to legend, part of his body was buried there. In Abydos, visit the famous temple of king Seti – the founder of Abydos temple, which was later completed by his son, King Ramses II.
At the end of the tour, you will be driven to your hotel in Luxor
- Non-alcoholic beverages
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Transfers in private, air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
- Entrance fees to sights of Dendera and Abydos
Know Before You Go
Good to Know:
What to bring:
• Comfortable shoes
• Sun block