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Day Tour to Abydos & Dendera Temples

Temple of Abydos, king Seth I

 

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Highlights:

  • Abydos Temple
  • Dendera Temple

 

Itinerary:

Our Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to visit Abydos Temple, this beautiful Temple was the centre of ancient worship of the Trinity of God Osiris, Isis and Horus 

The most important Monument there is the Temple of King Seth I from the New kingdom, the Temple was completed by his son Ramsses II. The Temple had 7 Chapels and takes and was designed in the shape of the letter L. One of the Chapels was for King Seth, the others for the Gods. The Temple is considered to have one of the best preservations of colour in its artwork in Egypt

You will then visit Dendera Temple which is  located North of Luxor and was the centre for rituals of Goddess Hathor; it was named Tentaris in Greek. The main Chapel of the Temple was dedicated to Hathor and dates back to the Reign of King Cheops of the Old Kingdom, there are also several Chapels honoring the journey of other Goddess, and underneath you will find 32 Treasure Crypts. You will see also a structure that  has the Dendera Zodiac relief and a Sanitarium where it is reported the Egyptian went to recover from illness during the Reign of Hathor.  The Temple also has beautiful reliefs of the famous Queen Cleopatra VII and her Ptolemy Son Caesarion. and you will see walls that show amazing diagrams of the stages of pregnancy for a Foetus. There are the three birth houses called Mammisi and a Temple of Goddess Isis

Inclusions:

• Pick-up & return service to your Hotel
• All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
• Private English speaking Egyptology guide
• Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
• Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour
• All tax & service charges 

Exclusions:

• Optional activities

• Drinks and Personal expenses

• Tipping Kitty

 

Prices per person:

 

 Single   2-3 persons  4-6 Persons  7-10 Persons
 $ 216  $ 145  $ 132  $ 119

 

 

Itinerary:

Our Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to visit Abydos Temple, this beautiful Temple was the centre of ancient worship of the Trinity of God Osiris, Isis and Horus 

The most important Monument there is the Temple of King Seth I from the New kingdom, the Temple was completed by his son Ramsses II. The Temple had 7 Chapels and takes and was designed in the shape of the letter L. One of the Chapels was for King Seth, the others for the Gods. The Temple is considered to have one of the best preservations of colour in its artwork in Egypt

You will then visit Dendera Temple which is  located North of Luxor and was the centre for rituals of Goddess Hathor; it was named Tentaris in Greek. The main Chapel of the Temple was dedicated to Hathor and dates back to the Reign of King Cheops of the Old Kingdom, there are also several Chapels honoring the journey of other Goddess, and underneath you will find 32 Treasure Crypts. You will see also a structure that  has the Dendera Zodiac relief and a Sanitarium where it is reported the Egyptian went to recover from illness during the Reign of Hathor.  The Temple also has beautiful reliefs of the famous Queen Cleopatra VII and her Ptolemy Son Caesarion. and you will see walls that show amazing diagrams of the stages of pregnancy for a Foetus. There are the three birth houses called Mammisi and a Temple of Goddess Isis

 

Prices per person:

 

 Single  2-3 persons  4-6 Persons  7-10 Persons
 $ 216  $ 145  $ 132  $ 119

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