Cheap Flights to Qena

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How much do things cost in Qena?
Taxi start $0.35
Milk (1 liter) $1.06
Rice (white) $0.71
Monthly Pass (local transport) $9.79
Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult $35.46
Tomato (1kg) $0.49
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff $0.03
Mid-range restaurant $20.99
Apples (1kg) $1.80
Coke bottle $0.42
* All price are converted to USD

About Qena

Are you planning to visit Egypt and enjoy a wonderful and exotic holiday? Travel back in time and visit the land where the first civilization began. A single trip will allow you absorb a huge wealth of knowledge which would otherwise take you years to learn in school. If you are dreaming of a truly amazing Egyptian adventure, then book cheap flights to Qena and learn about ancient history and more.

Qena is a city situated in Upper Egypt. This is the capital city of the Qena Governorate which covers a long stretch of the Nile River. The city was known with different names during the various periods in history including the Greco-Roman period and antiquity. Tourists will never run out of things to do and sites to visit in Qena. The city is made more famous because of its close distance from the well visited ruins of Dendera. Book cheap flights to Qena and spend a marvelous day by visiting Dendera which is just about 5 kilometers from the city. Here you will find one of Egypt’s most preserved temple which is the Temple of Hathor. The temple is within the Dendera Temple complex. The entire complex is a huge expanse of space covering about 40,000 square meters. The area is covered by mud brick walls. Not to be missed also is the Valley of the Kings where the Tomb of Tutankhamun was found.

The city is also the gateway to the Red Sea. Visitors traveling to the Red Sea most commonly take the Wadi Qena route. Therefore, this is also a good starting point if you are planning to visit the Red Sea. Qena is also made famous by its [pottery. Visiting pottery shops is also a good activity you can enjoy here. Learn how the process of pottery making. Qena is very rich in Egyptian heritage being the city called Cainepolis during Antiquity and also boosts of some Islamic heritage as seen in many mosques around the area. You can also spend time visiting the Sheikh el-Qenawi which is a huge and modern mosque situated in the city center. Save money while in Qena by visiting various sites using the local transportation system. The area has well connected highways and paved roads all throughout the city.

There are many hotels in Qena which offer tourists comfortable place to stay. Some of the highly rated hotels in the area include the Basma Hotel and the New Palace Hotel. The Basma Hotel is a 3 star hotel which is good place to relax offering a good location just right next to the Nile River. There are also other cheaper budget hotels and backpacker’s hostels.

Information about travelling to Qena

  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(EGP) = $0.04(USD)

Airports near Qena

Cairo International Airport (Cairo)