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Day trip to Dendera and Abydos from Sahl Hasheesh

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Dendera and Abydos Day trip from Sahl Hasheesh. Experience one of the most mesmerizing destinations in Egypt that can’t be missed : Dendera temple & Abydos temples, you can discover them with our Dendera & Abydos day tour from Sahl Hasheesh. The beautiful Dendera temple is the home of the goddess Hathor of joy, healing & love while Abydos is one of the most religious spots on the history of ancient Egypt as it acted as the temple of the ruler of the underworld Osiris & was believed to be an entrance to the afterlife. Abydos was even visited from time to time by modern Muslims on their way from a pilgrimage trip.

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Day trip to Dendera and Abydos from Sahl Hasheesh


We will pick you up from your hotel in Sahl Hasheesh in an air-conditioned vehicle. Then we drive to start your trip to Dendera and Abydos from Sahl Hasheesh visiting:

Abydos Temple:
which was once one of the holiest places in the world. Learn about the cult of the god Osiris and the gateway to the underworld. Marvel at the temple of Seti I, which was built around 1300 BC. was built by Seti I and his son Ramses II.

Get to know the ancient kings, starting with the first Pharaoh of united Egypt, Pharao Menes. Your Egyptologist, who will accompany you on the trip, will tell you a lot about the legendary rulers, including the pharaohs, which should probably be deleted from history.

Then we continue to the cenotaph in Osireion, an underground chamber built in honor of the god Osiris. According to myths, the cenotaph is said to contain the head of Osiris. Visit the nearby temple, built by Ramses II and showing many depictions of battles. Learn about the greatest and most powerful man of the Egyptian empire in very detailed reliefs.

Finally, you will visit Dendera Temple

Dendera Temple:
one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The Dendera temple was built in the time of the Greeks and Romans. See Roman emperors alongside Egyptian gods. The Dendera Temple is the only temple in Egypt where you can see a beautiful carving of Queen Cleopatra VII.

After you have admired the intact astronomical calendar, you can still enjoy a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape from the accessible roof before you enjoy Egyptian Lunch.

At this point you end your trip to Dendera and Abydos from Sahl Hasheesh and so you will return back to your hotel.

 

Highlights

  • Explore the archaeological sites of Dendera
  • Learn all about the goddess Hathor in the Temple of Dendera
  • Marvel at the ceiling of the Dendera temple; which is filled with elaborate representations of the zodiac and do not miss even the view from the rooftops
  • marvel archaeological remains from the ancient Egyptian dynasties

Inclusions:

  1. Pick-up and return from your hotel in Hurghada
  2. All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  3. Entrance fees to all mentioned sightseeing
  4. Lunches at a local restaurants
  5. Bottled water during the tours & transfers
  6. Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  7. All service charges and taxes

Exclusions:

  1. Any additions that are not mentioned in the process
  2. gratuities