Enjoy the best ancient monuments of the East and West Bank in Luxor. Dendera and Abydos.
Discover Luxor and Abydos which is one of the most ancient cities of Egypt and Dendera, It's an impressive Ptolemaic temple. dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Your Hotel in Luxor
- Physical rating
- Luxor / Dendera / Abydos
Why you'll love this trip
Explore the great and historical upper Egypt portion including: Luxor, Danderrah and Abydous.
See the Temple of Seti I and the Qadesh battle mural at Abydos
Admire the majestic Temple of Hathor in Dendera
Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of Upper Egypt.
Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
Accommodation, lunches, activities, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders
Valley of the Kings
Temple at Dendara
We will take you from Luxor airport or Luxor railway station by private air-conditioned vehicle. Accompanied by a private English-speaking guide.
Discover the western part of the city , visit the Valley of Kings, which was used for burial of pharaohs. There are many famous kings buried in this valley. You will visit 3 tombs, and Tomb of King Tutankhamun.
We will move on to enjoy the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the daughter of Thutmos I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately from 1490 to 1469 BC). She was the only pharaonic woman in Ancient Egypt’s history
Lunch at one of our local restaurant
Then you will visit Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship in ancient history dedicated to the god Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom till the Greco-Roman Kingdom times.
Then we will head to Luxor Temple. It was started by Amenhotep III in during the New Kingdom time and completed by Ramses II. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egyptian Kingdom for about 67 years. The temple was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
At the end of the day, you will transfer back to your hotel for check in and overnight.
Breakfast box from your hotel and then start your day tour: Abydos is one of the most ancient cities of Egypt and considered as one of the most valuable archaeological sites. Discover the Temple of Seti I with its well preserved, still partly colored reliefs, and have a look at the famous Abydos King List of the ancient kings who reigned before Seti. The List will start with Menes, the first pharaoh of the united Egypt, and end with Ramses I, Seti’s father. Except for some pharaohs that were to be banished from people’s memories, the list is considered to be a complete enumeration of Ancient Egypt’s rulers and therefore, a precious clue for Egyptologists.
After that we will visit the Osireion, a part of Pharaoh Seti I Temple, which was built to honor the god Osiris and, according to the myth, contained his head. Not far from Seti I‘s Temple you will see a temple built by his son Ramses II, not as well preserved, yet still interesting, as it shows the battles of this pharaoh, maybe the greatest and most powerful man in all the history of the Egyptian Empire, in detailed reliefs.
After lunch we will head to the second of the tour’s destinations: Dendera. It’s an impressive Ptolemaic temple, dedicated to the goddess Hathor, and one of the best-preserved sanctuaries all over Egypt.
Transfer back to your hotel in Luxor or to Luxor airport or Luxor railway station.
1 breakfast, 2 lunches
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation in Luxor at 5-Star hotel
- Private English speaking guide throughout tours
- Entrance fees to all the sights.
- Lunch at local restaurant during tours
- Bottled water on board the vehicle
- All service charges & taxes
- Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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