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Dendera and Abydos from Marsa Alam | Best Egypt Tours

Marsa Alam, Egypt
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15 Hours

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Dendera and Abydos from Marsa Alam Egypt | Best private Marsa Alam Tours & day trips to visit Dendera temple, Abydos temple, Osireion, Ramesses II temple, Abydos Kings list, Isis Chapel

Countless miracles can be found in your tour to Dendera and Abydos from Marsa Alam. Marsa Alam tours include top Luxor tourist attractions such as the Dendera temple (Hathor temple) and Isis temple. Besides, the amazing Sohag tourist attraction Abydos temple, the temple of Ramesses II, and the Osireion. Whether you’re looking for a private guided tour or a group tour, Egypt Palma Tours has it all. We aim to provide exceptional service from start to finish.

Early pick up from Marsa Alam hotels to Qena governorate to start with Dendera temple. Hathor temple is on Luxor west bank and is 4 km far from the Nile River. Booking a private day tour to the temple of Dendera will be a perfect introduction to Ancient Egyptian History during the Greco-Roman Era.

Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt

Ptolemaic kings ruled Egypt for 300 years and they built many Pharaonic temples but Dendera is the best-preserved Egyptian Pharaonic temple. Basically, the temple dates back to Cheops from the Old Kingdom but the temple today dates from the Greco-Roman Period.

Our Best Marsa Alam Tours to the temple of Hathor start with a private transfer from your hotels and a private guide. Dendera temple was built by Ptolemy VIII and Queen Cleopatra II. By all means, Dendera temple is one of the best Egypt tours and the best things to do in Marsa Alam.

During your visit to Hathor temple, you will enjoy the unique Dendera temple architecture such as the Sanatorium, and the Mammisi. However, it is the only one of its types known in an ancient Egyptian temple. Besides, the Mysterious Fourteen Dendera crypts and the Dendera Zodiac. Equally, the Dendera light bulb, Osiris chapel, and Goddess Isis healing temple are among the highlights of the Hathor temple.

Abydos temple of Seti I

Later on, Our Egypt day tours take us to Abydos temple which lies 105 km far from the Dendera temple. Here, you can Marvel at the Temple of Seti I, built around 1300 BC by Seti I and his son Ramesses II.

Abydos temple has the best reliefs among all the Pharaonic temples from the New Kingdom. Therefore, explore ancient Egyptian history, and the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs through the Abydos Kings List. This Abydos list consists of cartouches of 76 kings in chronological sequence, starting from Menes of the First Dynasty and ending with Seti I of the Nineteenth Dynasty.

Discover the beautiful reliefs of the 7 shrines of Osiris, Isis, Horus, Amon Ra, Ra Hor Akhty, Ptah, and Seti I. Learn about Egyptian religion and the daily ritual inside the Pharaonic temples. Enjoy Qadesh battle scenes and the names of the sons and daughters of Ramesses II.

Abydos helicopter is one of the confusing reliefs in the Abydos temple and your guide will explain to you why? Moreover, the story of reincarnation and the story of Om Seti or Dorothy Louise Eady.

Marsa Alam Excursions continue the day tour to the Osireion and the temple of Ramesses II before you enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant. After enjoying Egypt Tours to the iconic sights in Dendera and Abydos from Marsa Alam, we drive you back to your hotel.


  • Seti I temple of Abydos
  • Ramesses II temple at Abydos
  • Hathor temple at Dendera
  • Osireion from outside


  • Round transfer with a new brand car from Marsa Alam hotels
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fee for all the sights in the program
  • Lunch in Abydos
  • Beverages during lunch
  • Any personal expenses
  • Tipping

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Marsa Alam, Egypt


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