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:
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
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.