Half Day Tour to Dendera (Inspirational Moments)
Dendera Temple Private Half Day Tour | The Dendera Temple is located about 2.5 km southeast of Dendera, Egypt. It is one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt and is dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of love, healing and beauty in Ancient Egypt.
In Dendera, you will visit the holy lake, sanatorium, Mamisi and the only surviving image of the pharaoh Cleopatra. Your guide will also show you beautiful astronomical images on the ceiling and mysterious reliefs in the crypt of the temple.
Please note that we offer private tours and the prices depend on the number of participants in your booking. Small groups are only offered subject to availability.
|Number of people
|Type of car
|Price per person
|96 € p.P.
|Private mini bus
|62 € p.P.
|Private mini bus
|52 € p.P.
|around 6 hours
|at around 06.00 a.m.
Enjoy an unforgettable morning in the presence of the goddess of love and music Hathor.
Explore this grand temple in a pleasant atmosphere, away from mass tourism and in the company of a professional Egyptologist.
Program of Half Day Tour to Dendera
- The Dendera Temple (“Castle of the Sistrum” or “Pr Hathor” – House of Hathor)
Description for Half Day Tour to Dendera
We will pick you up from your hotel in the morning at 6:00 and drive for approx. 220 km towards Dendera. (Another route from Marsa Alam).
The Dendera temple was dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of joy, beauty, maternal qualities and love. In the days of Greece and the Ptolemies, Hathor was equated with Aphrodite, and among the Romans – with Vernus.
In the temple you will visit the Holy Lake (Ancient Egypt), the Ruins of the Sanatorium, the Birth House (Mammisi) and the Sculptures with Cleopatra and her son Nero Caesar. Your guide will also show you beautiful astronomical images on the ceiling and mysterious reliefs in the crypt of the temple.
The famous wall relief depicting Cleopatra VII and her son, whose father was Julius Caesar, provides a breathtaking view of the meeting of great civilizations. Other images of Roman emperors make this a sign of antiquity.
On this individually guided Dendera Half-Day Tour, you will learn a lot about the Dendera light bulbs, the first calendar in human history, the Dendera zodiac, and much more about the history of astronomy.
The Dendera Temple was a center for astronomical research in ancient times.
At about 11:00, after an interesting cultural excursion full of emotions, we leave the Dendera temple and drive back towards Hurghada.
On a half day Dendera tour, you will see, learn and be amazed.
You will be returned to your hotel at around 13:00.