Trip to Dandara and Abydos from Luxor

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the magnificent temples of Dandara and Abydos from Luxor. Explore the rich history and captivating legends of ancient Egypt as you visit these remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our comprehensive day tour provides an in-depth exploration of these archaeological wonders, allowing you to immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Pharaonic era. Book now and experience the magic of Dandara and Abydos, with instant confirmation upon clicking the “Book Now” button.


On this remarkable day tour, you’ll delve into the mysteries of ancient Egypt with visits to Dandara and Abydos, two of the most significant temple complexes in the country. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Pharaonic architecture, marvel at stunning hieroglyphics, and learn about the religious beliefs that shaped this ancient civilization. With convenient pickup from Luxor and a knowledgeable guide by your side, you’ll uncover the secrets of these historic sites and gain a deeper appreciation for Egypt’s fascinating past.


  • Visit the Temple of Hathor in Dandara, dedicated to the goddess of love and joy
  • Explore the Temple of Seti I in Abydos, known for its exquisite reliefs and the famous Abydos King List
  • Admire intricate hieroglyphics and ancient artwork that provide insights into the Pharaonic era
  • Learn about the religious significance and mythology associated with Dandara and Abydos
  • Enjoy personalized attention from an expert guide who will bring the history of these sites to life


  • Expert Guides: Our experienced Egyptologists will enhance your tour with their extensive knowledge and passion for ancient history.
  • Comfortable Transportation: Travel in air-conditioned vehicles, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing journey.
  • Flexibility and Customization: We offer the flexibility to customize the tour to suit your preferences, including pickup time changes and other modifications.
  • Instant Confirmation: Book now and receive instant confirmation, guaranteeing your spot on the tour.


  • 7:00 AM: Pickup from your Luxor hotel
  • Depart for Dandara (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Explore the Temple of Hathor and learn about the goddess of love and joy
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant
  • Transfer to Abydos (approximately 2 hours)
  • Discover the Temple of Seti I, marveling at its intricate reliefs and the Abydos King List
  • Immerse yourself in the history and mythology of Abydos
  • Depart for Luxor (approximately 2.5 hours)
  • 6:00 PM: Drop-off at your Luxor hotel


  • Pickup and drop-off from your Luxor hotel
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional and knowledgeable Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to Dandara and Abydos temples
  • Lunch at a local restaurant


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Pricing Information:

  • Adult: $120 per person
  • Child (6-12 years): $85 per person
  • Infant (0-5 years): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for walking.
  • Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as the sun can be intense.
  • Carry a bottle of water to stay hydrated throughout the day.
  • Respect the cultural significance of the temples by dressing modestly and refraining from touching or climbing on any ancient structures.
  • Ask your guide any questions you may have about the history and mythology associated with Dandara and Abydos.

Trip Notes:

  • This tour requires a moderate level of physical fitness due to walking and exploring the temple complexes.
  • The tour operates with a minimum of two participants.
  • Pick-up and drop-off are available from centrally located Luxor hotels. Please provide your hotel details during the booking process.


Q: Can I customize the pickup time? A: Yes, we offer customization options to suit your needs, including changes to the pickup time. Please contact our customer support team after booking to make any necessary arrangements.

Q: Are meals included in the tour? A: Yes, a delicious lunch at a local restaurant is included in the tour package.

Q: Can children join this tour? A: Absolutely! This tour is suitable for travelers of all ages, and we offer discounted rates for children aged 6 to 12. Infants aged 0 to 5 can join free of charge.

Q: Are the entrance fees included? A: Yes, the entrance fees to both Dandara and Abydos temples are included in the tour price.

Q: How long is the journey from Luxor to Dandara and Abydos? A: The journey from Luxor to Dandara takes approximately 1.5 hours, while the transfer from Dandara to Abydos takes around 2 hours.

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  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
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  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
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