Visit one of the most famous and stunning monuments in Egypt ( The great Temple of Ramses 2 ) Abu Simble Temples. See two of Egypts greatest ancient spectacles on this private day tour to Abu Simbel privateair-conditioned vehicle from Aswan. With a private Egyptologist guide, drive to western Lake Nasser, and behold the colossal, rock statues of Ramses II of the two iconic lakeside temples. Learn their history, and go inside to see their towering statues, pillars and murals. If time allows before your return to Aswan, check out the visitor center that charts how both the temples were relocated here, piece by piece, in 1968 to save them from flooding.
Details about this tour
Choose your preferred departure time on booking, and depart your Aswan hotel or Aswan port by air-conditioned vehicle, so the tour guide will be waiting for you according to which time you want to drive to Abu Simple temples ( 3 hours drive ).
Our Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan or Aswan port to enjoy a visit to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. The two Temples of Abu Simbel , with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramssess II.The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. You will enjoy the 2 hours visit or more, then you will head back Aswan to go back to your hotel.
- Qualified professional Egyptologist guide
- HOTEL pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
- Transport by modern air-conditioned vehicle & Fuel surcharge
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Entrance fees to the special places
- Airport / Port pick up & drop-off
- DVD (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate