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Trip to dendera temple from hurghada. A private day tour from Hurghada to the best well-preserved temple in the whole of Egypt. In fact, the temple belongs to the goddess Hathor, the cow, the goddess of love joy, and music. In addition, the temple is very remarkable with its design, pillars, paintings, entrance, crypts, and much more. About 220km far from Hurghada or two hours and a half drive to get there.

Dendera temple is in Qena city, locates on the western side of the Nile. It covers an area of 40,000 square meters and dates back to the Greco-Roman era. It took about 200 years to be built so it is commonly known as Cleopatra temple.  

The temple is well-preserved and the colors of the ceiling are the best in Egypt. The upper floor of the temple has unique rooms. One room has the full story of the god Osiris and Set as the first murder in the history of the gods.

The first zodiac is the one of Dendera temple but the original piece is in France because it is of gold. The details and hieroglyphic texts are the best to see in this temple even the style of the pillars in the hypostyle chamber

The temple is built of sandstone and renovated by different experts, the last group is Egyptian even the Egyptologists are still cleaning the pillars and the walls from the smoke.

We start also from Hurghada around 05:15  and return around 13:00 o'clock. Truly, the trip to Dendera temple from Hurghada is a unique excursion. There are many clients who do not know about this temple so samegypt tours provides this trip. Therefore, it will be a private tour to explore the temple.

Trip to Dendera temple from Hurghada

The Dendera temple has a very unique Great Hypostyle hall with eighteen columns. The late Ptolemies and the Romans found it politically expedient, and pleasurable to associate themselves with the goddess Hathor; Cleopatra, Augustus, Claudius, and Nero sponsored the decoration of the temple.


  • Hotel pickup around 05:15 and transfer with A/C vehicle to Dendera temple, the journey takes about two hours and a half.
  • Drive in the desert and the Red Sea Mountains
  • Visit the temple with its very unique style, pillars, colors, pylons, chapels, zodiac, Cleopatra, and Caesar scenes.
  • Visit the crypts to see the source of light
  • Get to the second floor and marvel at the awesome architectural style
  • Drive back to Hurghada to be in the hotel around 13:00 o’clock

2 persons 

3 persons

4 – 8 persons

$ 110 per person

$ 85 per person

$ 70 per person

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Destination: Qena

Tour category: History tours and Excursions

Departure location: Hurghada

Duration: 9 hours

Booking in Advance: Until 1 day before the event

Physical Difficulty Level: Moderate

Travel mode: Deluxe air-conditioned Minibus or Car

Adult price: $110

Child price: $ 50

Infant Price: $ 0

What's Included

  • Transfer from / to Hurghada
  • Egyptologist
  • Entrance ticket
  • Dendera temple
  • Hotel pick up and drop off


  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks
  • Meals

Please Note

  • For El Gouna hotels will be extra transfer charge 20$ per car / van to be paid upon pick up
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of 2 travelers
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Child price starting from 5 years old
  • Infant till 4 years old is free

What do I need to bring

  • Breakfast box from hotel
  • Sun glasses
  • Hats
  • Sun cream
  • Money
  • Cameras
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passports

Cancelation Policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 12 hours or less before event

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wonderful day in dendera temple

amazing temple and well preserved. good decision to book dendera temple. thanks to our guide very informative and helpful. the colors still in good state. high recommended