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Dendera & Abydos Tour From Luxor

This incredible private tour offers travelers a unique opportunity to journey back in time and explore two of ancient Egypt’s most magnificent sites. The trip allows you to immerse yourself in the wonder of the Temple of Hathor at Dendera, renowned for its stunning artwork and carvings. You’ll also travel to mighty Abydos, home to the Temple of Seti I, to unearth the mysteries of their past cultures. An expert guide shares vivid insights at each location, bringing history to life across this memorable Egyptological adventure.

Availability

Daily

Pickup

Cairo Airport / Any Hotel in Cairo

Dendera & Abydos Tour Itinerary

Upon leaving Luxor, gaze upon the lush green fields and rolling hills along the scenic drive to Dendera, taking in the serenity of the mighty Nile River.

Upon arriving in Dendera, be awestruck by the incredible Temple of Hathor, one of Egypt's most stunning and well-preserved structures honoring the goddess of love, music and joy.

Travel to Abydos, among ancient Egypt's oldest and most sacred locales, transported back to a time of pharaohs, priests and their rich cultural practices.

Gaze upon the incredible Temple of Seti I, considered a pinnacle of design and artistic achievement, dedicated to one of Egypt's most renowned pharaohs and adorned with renowned carvings.

Learn fascinating insights and stories from our specialist guides, unlocking the mysteries of these sites and gaining a deeper understanding of mythology and daily life.

In conclusion, this private Dendera and Abydos tour from Luxor offers a truly immersive experience through some of ancient Egypt's greatest historical treasures. Over the course of the day travelers can feel a tangible sense of discovery as the guides bring these important sites and the mysteries of long lost cultures to light. Whether interested in architecture, art, mythology or simply wanting to meditate on humanity's shared past, this educational adventure transports participants to another time. For those searching for a uniquely memorable glimpse into one of the world's most fascinating early civilizations, this tour presentation combined with an expertly crafted itinerary promises an enriching encounter that will live long in the memory.

WHAT’S INCLUDED​

  • Pick up & drop off from/to your hotel by a private air-conditioned Car.
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Bottle of water during your trip.
  • All taxes & service charges.

NOT INCLUDED​

  • Any Optional activity.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping

Highlights

PRICE LIST

  • Single $200
  • 2 Persons $130 Each
  • 3 Persons $105 Each
  • 4 Persons $90 Each
  • 5 Persons $85 Each
  • 6 Persons $80 Each
  • MORE THAN 6 PERSONS $75 Each
  • Prices may differ on holidays.

Why Choose Us?

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Jaqueline C
Jaqueline C
2024-04-28
Verified
La mejor agencia de viajes de Egipto ¡Servicio de 10! Una agencia que te hace pasar un agradable momento en toda tu estancia. Muy responsables, puntuales y ordenados. Excelentes anfitriones. Saben a donde llevarte, qué lugares vale la pena invertir más tiempo y cuales otros no tanto. Te llevan a lugares de comida excelente 🫶🏻 en general una muy buena experiencia
jadergiraldo
jadergiraldo
2024-04-21
Verified
Excellent experience Excellent experience, the agency was very organized and had very good guides, highly recommended to feel safer and learn much of the history of this country.
Carolina B
Carolina B
2024-03-29
Verified
Amazing trip with family Tour wss well coordinated, Omar was very helpful, always responding our messaged on time, always available.. quality wss very godd, our guided and driver were amazing
Catalina M
Catalina M
2024-03-17
Verified
EXCELLENT ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️!!! It's a shame that it can only be given 5 stars, because I would like to give it 20 stars for the excellent service they offered me. I wholeheartedly recommend Travel Joy Egypt, from the first message their kindness and willingness to help me has been their personal trademark. I am a woman and I traveled alone to Cairo for 5 days, and I have never felt so well cared for and safe, this thanks to this tourism company that cared from the first moment to make me feel comfortable, they always knew how to adapt to my needs. Omar is an excellent advisor, very kind, patient, quick to respond and has been a key player in coordinating all the details of my trip. Hesham, my assigned Spanish guide, 10/10, he is an EXCELLENT guide, his level of Spanish is too good, he is very patient too, and he is also very intelligent with everything related to Egyptian culture, he always had an answer to all my questions . The driver of the vehicle was very friendly and spoke English. The car is always clean, with air conditioning and with window protectors for the sun. They always arrived on time and invited me to eat Egyptian snacks, I really appreciated this! I am not a person who repeats the same destination but I am sure that Egypt will be an exception, I want to return with my family and without a doubt we will take the same service with Travel Joy Egypt. Thanks for everything !!! Andrea
Francisco C
Francisco C
2024-02-26
Verified
A dream come true It was a dream stay, we visited Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada. We had a great time, the guides 10 out of 10. The guys are very attentive, responsible, cordial and very punctual. I recommend this trip with them. Chilean friends, they have very good Guides in Spanish…
Culture609367
Culture609367
2024-02-24
Verified
Perfect trip Our entire stay in Egypt was amazing thanks to Travel Joy. They made sure my mom and I had the best 12 days touring Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada. Kero and Emily were always making sure that everything went well and that the trip coordination was excellent! They also helped us with all the reservations and with every favor we asked for during our stay. We couldn't be happier to have had Mito and Mohamed as our guides. They speak excellent Spanish and answered all of our questions about the temples. We will definitely return to Egypt and choose Travel Joy as our host again. We leave very happy and feeling as if we had been with friends these days.
Marizul
Marizul
2024-02-22
Verified
Cairo in 2 days Amazing service since the first message. Omar is a great guy who will be available to answer any questions any time. Our guide Mito with a perfect Spanish was the perfect guide for our trip. He care about us, specifically my son. We still have one more day but I can absolutely recommend this service.
Boris B
Boris B
2024-02-22
Verified
Memorable multi-city tour of Egypt Our group of 13 had a memorable multi-city tour of Egypt thanks to Travel Joy and guide Mostafa. Over 6 months of planning ensured smooth sailing from start to finish. Comfortable transit aboard a spacious Toyota Coaster added enjoyment between destinations. We were delighted by most aspects of the 3-night deluxe Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, taking in iconic sights along the river. A road trip to Abu Simbel and Alexandria broadened cultural horizons outside Cairo as well. Our dedicated guide Mostafa and his cheerful team, including Omar and Kiro, anticipated every need with excellent hospitality. Relying on their local expertise enhanced appreciation for Egypt's rich history. While optional excursions hold value exploring off-itinerary, do thorough research beforehand. Knowing typical pricing prevents potential mismatches in expectations. When time permits, leisurely browsing artisan workshops and perfumeries can also prove rewarding after confirmed interest and minor negotiation. Overall, Travel Joy Egypt delivered wonderful memories through meticulous coordination. I'm grateful for their passion in sharing this magnificent land and cultures with visitors from around the world.
Raúl M
Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
The best experience Excellent service, excellent staff, very trained, 100% recommended. Everything was carried out as planned, on time and without setbacks.
Gandi Raúl M
Gandi Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
The best experience The entire service was excellent, we felt very well taken care of, very punctual and above all very attentive, the guides and transportation were top quality. We are very happy and they certainly come highly recommended.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! This tour is an incredible opportunity for children to learn about the wonders of ancient Egypt and the incredible achievements of its people. They’ll be transported back in time to a world of pharaohs and gods, temples and tombs, and be amazed by the incredible artwork and carvings at Dendera and Abydos. This is an experience they’ll never forget!

Absolutely! We understand that time constraints vary for each traveler. Let us know your preferences, and we will tailor the tour accordingly.

While the tour involves some walking and standing, it’s not overly strenuous. The sites at Dendera and Abydos are well-maintained and accessible, and our guides will ensure that you’re comfortable throughout the tour. So don’t worry – you don’t need to be a fitness buff to enjoy this incredible experience!

We recommend wearing comfortable, breathable clothing and sturdy shoes that are suitable for walking on uneven terrain. During the summer months, it’s important to wear a hat and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun, and to bring plenty of water to stay hydrated. And of course, don’t forget your camera – you’ll want to capture every moment of this unforgettable experience!

Booking our private tour to Dendera and Abydos is easy – simply contact us directly to reserve your spot. We’ll take care of all the details, from picking you up in Luxor to providing expert guides and ensuring that you have an unforgettable experience. So what are you waiting for? Book your tour today and get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime!

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Jaqueline C
Jaqueline C
2024-04-28
Verified
La mejor agencia de viajes de Egipto ¡Servicio de 10! Una agencia que te hace pasar un agradable momento en toda tu estancia. Muy responsables, puntuales y ordenados. Excelentes anfitriones. Saben a donde llevarte, qué lugares vale la pena invertir más tiempo y cuales otros no tanto. Te llevan a lugares de comida excelente 🫶🏻 en general una muy buena experiencia
jadergiraldo
jadergiraldo
2024-04-21
Verified
Excellent experience Excellent experience, the agency was very organized and had very good guides, highly recommended to feel safer and learn much of the history of this country.
Carolina B
Carolina B
2024-03-29
Verified
Amazing trip with family Tour wss well coordinated, Omar was very helpful, always responding our messaged on time, always available.. quality wss very godd, our guided and driver were amazing
Catalina M
Catalina M
2024-03-17
Verified
EXCELLENT ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️!!! It's a shame that it can only be given 5 stars, because I would like to give it 20 stars for the excellent service they offered me. I wholeheartedly recommend Travel Joy Egypt, from the first message their kindness and willingness to help me has been their personal trademark. I am a woman and I traveled alone to Cairo for 5 days, and I have never felt so well cared for and safe, this thanks to this tourism company that cared from the first moment to make me feel comfortable, they always knew how to adapt to my needs. Omar is an excellent advisor, very kind, patient, quick to respond and has been a key player in coordinating all the details of my trip. Hesham, my assigned Spanish guide, 10/10, he is an EXCELLENT guide, his level of Spanish is too good, he is very patient too, and he is also very intelligent with everything related to Egyptian culture, he always had an answer to all my questions . The driver of the vehicle was very friendly and spoke English. The car is always clean, with air conditioning and with window protectors for the sun. They always arrived on time and invited me to eat Egyptian snacks, I really appreciated this! I am not a person who repeats the same destination but I am sure that Egypt will be an exception, I want to return with my family and without a doubt we will take the same service with Travel Joy Egypt. Thanks for everything !!! Andrea
Francisco C
Francisco C
2024-02-26
Verified
A dream come true It was a dream stay, we visited Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada. We had a great time, the guides 10 out of 10. The guys are very attentive, responsible, cordial and very punctual. I recommend this trip with them. Chilean friends, they have very good Guides in Spanish…
Culture609367
Culture609367
2024-02-24
Verified
Perfect trip Our entire stay in Egypt was amazing thanks to Travel Joy. They made sure my mom and I had the best 12 days touring Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada. Kero and Emily were always making sure that everything went well and that the trip coordination was excellent! They also helped us with all the reservations and with every favor we asked for during our stay. We couldn't be happier to have had Mito and Mohamed as our guides. They speak excellent Spanish and answered all of our questions about the temples. We will definitely return to Egypt and choose Travel Joy as our host again. We leave very happy and feeling as if we had been with friends these days.
Marizul
Marizul
2024-02-22
Verified
Cairo in 2 days Amazing service since the first message. Omar is a great guy who will be available to answer any questions any time. Our guide Mito with a perfect Spanish was the perfect guide for our trip. He care about us, specifically my son. We still have one more day but I can absolutely recommend this service.
Boris B
Boris B
2024-02-22
Verified
Memorable multi-city tour of Egypt Our group of 13 had a memorable multi-city tour of Egypt thanks to Travel Joy and guide Mostafa. Over 6 months of planning ensured smooth sailing from start to finish. Comfortable transit aboard a spacious Toyota Coaster added enjoyment between destinations. We were delighted by most aspects of the 3-night deluxe Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, taking in iconic sights along the river. A road trip to Abu Simbel and Alexandria broadened cultural horizons outside Cairo as well. Our dedicated guide Mostafa and his cheerful team, including Omar and Kiro, anticipated every need with excellent hospitality. Relying on their local expertise enhanced appreciation for Egypt's rich history. While optional excursions hold value exploring off-itinerary, do thorough research beforehand. Knowing typical pricing prevents potential mismatches in expectations. When time permits, leisurely browsing artisan workshops and perfumeries can also prove rewarding after confirmed interest and minor negotiation. Overall, Travel Joy Egypt delivered wonderful memories through meticulous coordination. I'm grateful for their passion in sharing this magnificent land and cultures with visitors from around the world.
Raúl M
Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
The best experience Excellent service, excellent staff, very trained, 100% recommended. Everything was carried out as planned, on time and without setbacks.
Gandi Raúl M
Gandi Raúl M
2024-01-11
Verified
The best experience The entire service was excellent, we felt very well taken care of, very punctual and above all very attentive, the guides and transportation were top quality. We are very happy and they certainly come highly recommended.

More About

Dendera & Abydos Tour From Luxor

Discovery Awaits at Dendera and Abydos
Immerse yourself in the mysteries of Egypt’s ancient past on a captivating private tour to two iconic historical sites—Dendera and Abydos. Steeped in mythology, culture and architectural wonder, these lesser visited treasures offer profound insights into the lives and beliefs of those who came before. Join us for an unforgettable look into humanity’s shared history along the Nile.

The Journey Begins
Leaving the bustling city of Luxor behind, soak in tranquil rural scenery as lush countryside and the ever-present river glide by.

A Picturesque Departure. Your guide will offer insights into daily life past and present as traditional farming methods continue alongside modern advances. Gaze upon scenes that have remained largely unchanged for centuries, marveling at nature’s simple beauty in the gifts of fertile lands and waters. Feel tension ease as civilisation fades, an peaceful anticipation builds for discoveries awaiting in destinations steeped in antiquity.

An Extraordinary Temple Emerges – Dendera Rises
Arriving in Dendera, the splendour of a masterfully constructed temple comes into view atop a limestone hill overlooking the village. Devoted to the goddess Hathor, its deep past welcomes exploration as you take in a striking pylon entryway and towering columns adorned with hieroglyphs and vibrant imagery. Within lies a mesmerising sky ceiling dotted with circumpolar stars and the zodiac, guiding souls through the afterlife. Walk in awe through the reverence this site held for so long, the loving care shown through millennia-old craftsmenship that has endured.

Mysteries Revealed with Expert Insight – Guiding Understanding
With an experienced local specialist to provide context and answer questions, layers of understanding unfold quickly here. Hear tales of the goddess Hathor and her integral role in birth, love, music and joyful festivals that shaped community. Learn too of how astronomical observations were translated into spiritual beliefs and rituals still evident throughout the temple. Gain a feel for lives once lived, the driving philosophies, how knowledge was gained and purpose found within these sacred walls. Let experts transport you back to experience Egypt as it once flourished.

Echoes of Pharaohs in Sacred Abydos – Abydos, Holy Ground
Leaving Dendera satiated in history and storytelling, Abydos awaits—mythical site of some of ancient Egypt’s earliest kings and a spiritual capital close to the desert’s edge. Wander temple-lined streets housing a wealthy array of tombs belonging to great leaders and gods, feeling wrapped in importance and mysteries yet unveiled. Stand reverently in the place Osiris rose from and Isis mourned, mythical figures woven into daily life. Pay respects to history’s pages unfolding before you as Egyptology’s lessons take shape.

The Magnificence of Seti I – Artistic Splendour
Chief among Abydos’ treasures lies the Temple of Seti I, one of the most complete, best preserved and artistically rich of all Egyptian structures. Marvel up close at reliefs and columns vividly detailing the pharaoh’s military campaigns and religious duties, gods and goddesses appearing to come alive through masterful craft. Gaze too upon an incomparable painted ceiling filled with stars and deeper mythological narratives. Feel tiny in the shadow of colossal greatness, rulers who shaped one of humanity’s earliest high cultures.

Curiosity Fuels the Scholarly Soul – An Insatiable Desire for Learning
Questions flow freely as you tour these expanses, guided interpretation unlocking comprehension on a multitude of topics. Hear how astronomy, architecture and religion were deeply intertwined, mathematical and engineering principles employed to precisely capture alignments and construct landmark monuments. Learn too that myths depicted were foundations for ritual, identity and social order stretching back millennia. Feed your appetite for history, realising every mystery solved unveils new layers of human experience on display.

Let Memory Linger Long – Unforgettable Impressions
As the day draws to a close, pause to reflect on all that was revealed through standing silently within places that stirred civilisation. Feel gratitude for the opportunity to bear witness, however briefly, to such profound gifts left by those who lived and worked here. Carry with you fresh perspectives to share with others, memories that will provide endless fascination for years to come. This private tour journeying to sacred historical preserves of Dendera and Abydos has been a profound educational experience, nourishing inquisitive souls with insights into our shared past. Bon voyage until we meet again along Egypt’s timeless banks!

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