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Discover the temples of Dendera and Abydos on a day trip from Luxor.

Delve deeper into the history of ancient Egypt on a private day trip to the temples of Dendera and Abydos from Luxor. Your guide puts the historic sights into context and provides undivided attention throughout your tour, allowing you to ask ample questions and take breaks when you like.

Learn more about the history and culture of Ancient Egypt than you would in the guidebook.

Another advantage: Letting someone else drive means you can soak up the scenery.

Drive north from Luxor for a day to see two of the most complete temples in Egypt.


At 07:00 pick up from your Hotel or Nile Cruise in Luxor  then you will be transferred by a private A/C Vehicle to Abydos city.

 First, visit Abydos Temple (around 135 km from Luxor). Abydos Temple is dedicated to the Ancient Egyptian god of the underworld,and may be the best preserved in Egypt with full color still visible on its walls.  The ancient Egyptians believed that god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramses II, known as temple of Seti I.  The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. (3 hours)

Dendera Temple

Than continue to Dendara to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dendara which is situated at the north of Luxor at the end of the Tour around 5 pm transfer back to the hotel in Luxor . (3 hours)

  • All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicle
  • Bottle Water
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • private tour
  • Entry Fees (Optional)
  • Guide (Optional)
  • Lunch (Optional)
  • Tipping
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