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Location: Abydos, Egypt | Abydos, Egypt
Category: Day Trips & Excursio
Ancient temple ruins on the borders of the desert
Important archeological site & former sacred city of Abydos
Significant locations of Egyptian mythology
Professional guide with cultural & historical narratives
Private tour for a tailored experience
Private guided tour of Dendara and Abydos
Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Luxor hotel via air-conditioned car or mini-van
Tour commentary is provided in English
Uncover ancient Egyptian folklore in the town of at Dendara and the ancient city of Abydos, 2 vital locations for their civilization. Stand before the Temple of Hathor from the Roman era and travel to the holy place of Abydos to hear the story of the god of the dead. Benefit from the luxury of your personal guide’s expertise.
Follow in the foot-steps of ancient Egyptians as you trace the path of a popular pilgrimage in Dendara to the Temple of Hathor, the goddess of pleasure and love. Enter between two Roman fountains and within the walls find 2 birth houses, a Coptic basilica, a sanitarium, and a sacred lake.
Continue to Abydos—one of the oldest cities in Egypt, a site of and carries enormous archaeological importance. Marvel at the great size of the Temple of Seti and hear the legend of Osiris, god of the dead, whose burial here marked the gate to the underworld. Also home to a royal necropolis, see remains of tombs and sarcophagi with explanations from your knowledgeable guide.
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
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Children 1 and younger are complimentary.
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