Private Hurghada Day Trips to Dendera and Luxor West Bank | Best Egypt Tours
Private Hurghada Day Trips to Dendera and Luxor West Bank are a must-do tour while you are in Hurghada, Egypt.
Our Best Egypt Tours to the temple of Hathor and Luxor Tours start with a private transfer from Hurghada hotels. Upon arrival and to catch many birds with one stone, you will visit the Dendera Temple (the temple of Hathor).
Hathor Temple is 4 km far from the River Nile on Luxor West Bank and It is one of the best-preserved Egyptian Pharaonic temples. Basically, the temple dates back to the Old Kingdom but the temple today dates from the Greco-Roman Period.
Ptolemy VIII and Queen Cleopatra II built it, and then later, Roman Emperors continued to decorate it. What we can see here, we cannot see anywhere else. The temple has 2 Birth Houses or MAMISI, one dates back to the 30th Dynasty built by Nectanebo I.
While the second was built during the Greco-Roman era Emperor Augustus started it and Trajan and Hadrian finished the decorations. Meanwhile, the temple has Sanatorium and it is the only one of its types known in an ancient Egyptian temple. Besides, the Mysterious Fourteen crypts and the Dendera Zodiac. Equally, Dendera light, Osiris chapel, and Isis healing temple are among the highlights of the temple. By all means, Dendera temple is one of the best Egypt tours and best things to do in Hurghada by Egypt Palma Tours.
Later on, you will complete your Hurghada day trips to Luxor West Bank. where you can the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahari). Here, you can see Punt expeditions reliefs, the Anubis Chapel, and the divine birth of Hatshepsut. Moreover, this trip to Luxor from Hurghada will stop you by the gigantic statues of Memnon known as Memnon Colossi.
Egypt Palma Tours offers the best day tours from Hurghada to the Valley of the Kings to admire the religious texts on the walls of the tombs. Also, you can enter the Tomb of Tutankhamun (against charge) beside the other 3 tombs included in your ticket. Definitely, we recommend Tomb of Merenptah KV8, Tomb of Ramesses IX KV6, and The Tomb of Rameses III KV11. Hurghada excursions to Luxor are the best introductions to the Egyptian Pharaohs, Pharaonic temples, Pharaonic Tombs, and Egyptian History.
We will pick you up from Hurghada hotels to discover some of the greatest sites of worship dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun and Goddess Hathor. You will depart your hotel around 04.30 am to drive for 4 hours to Qena.
On the west bank of the Nile River situated Dendera temple, one of the most stunning temples in all of Egypt. The temple offers a mix of influences from Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture. Explore with your guide the only representative of Cleopatra VII, the crypts, the Coptic church, the sacred lake, and the temple of Isis. Discover find stunning astronomical scenes on the ceilings and zodiac carvings. You will be overwhelmed with everything you will see in this temple as it's one of few temples that still keep a stone roof and a famous building at the top of the roof.
After visiting the fascinating Dendera temple, you will drive to the west bank of the River Nile to enjoy Lunch.
Freshly cooked lunch in a typical Egyptian restaurant with Nile side and different kinds of salads, rice, pasta, vegetables, soap plus chicken, fish and a lot of desserts.
Valley of the kings will be your first stop on the west bank of the Nile River with its famous tombs for the pharaohs of the new kingdom including the one of the boy king Tutankhamun.
The magnificent temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut will be your second stop on the west bank of the River Nile with its beautiful scenes and statutes of the queen.
End your day beside the huge massive statues of Amenhotep III, which were carved from single blocks of quartzite sandstone and decorated the mortuary temple of the king.
At the end of your day, we will drive you back to your hotel in Hurghada.