At 4:00 am we will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan and drive to the south of Aswan which is around 3hrs drive to enjoy Abu Simbel day tour from Aswan by air-conditioned vehicle. The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of Ancient Egypt.
Abu Simbel Temples of the King Ramses II, are the famous temples deep south of Egypt where the sun shines and light the King’s and Queen’s statue on their face twice a year, 22nd of October and 22nd of February. The magical temples of Abu Simbel are carved in the rock.
They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramesses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramses II. The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called the Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramesses II and that of Nefertiti, bring Ramesses II, Nefertiti, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. Spend around 3 hours there, then take the way back to Aswan
Highlights: The Sun Temple of Ramses II, The Temple of Queen Nefertiti.
Includes: a guide, pick-up and drop-off from the hotel in Aswan, transfers by air-conditioned mini bus, bottled water on board your vehicle. Optional: entrance fees, lunch. Minimum 1 person.
Please note: required details during booking process are full names, nationalities, passport number.