Explore Aswan day tours and travel to Abu Simbel from Aswan with our tour guide to learn about its great history, you will meet these legendary temples, unique in Egypt tours for having been carved in the cliff of the Western Desert by Ramses II in the thirteenth century BC.
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Pick up at 07.30 to start your day with Next Holiday Travel Abu Simbel is located 280 km from Aswan and 70 km from the border with Sudan (almost 40 minutes flight from Aswan). On the Abu Simbel Temple tour, you will meet these legendary temples, unique in Egypt for having been carved in the cliff of the Western Desert by Ramses II in the thirteenth century BC.
Many years ago, this magnificent monument was almost lost in unprecedented Nile floods. However, thanks to the efforts of UNESCO, it was moved piece by piece to a nearby location and endures to this day to be one of the best things to do in Aswan. The main reference point of the complex is the temple of Ramses II, the main façade of which features 4 incredible statues, each 20 meters high, breathtaking in all the majesty of ancient Egypt. Savor the temple both by day and by night, when the lighting is reflected directly on the stone.
Explore one of the most attractive and successful tours in Aswan and we believe that their success is primarily due to the contact you have with the local population and especially with the Nubians.
Explore the most popular and well known sites. Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile and enjoy the beauty of Philae Temple’s island location.
Abu Simbel is one of Egypt's most magnificent structures or temples, and you are most likely visiting Abu Simbel on Aswan day tours. Unfortunately, Abu Simbel is difficult to get, but it is accessible by plane or road from Aswan.
You may go from Aswan to Abu Simbel Temple by land, either on a tour or by renting a driver. One route is a 290-kilometer travel that takes between 2.5 and 3 hours. The majority of land journeys to Abu Simbel last eight hours.
The Abu Simbel temple was constructed to allow people to worship Pharaoh Ramses II as a divinity after his death, as well as to show might to the newly conquered region of Nubia. The four massive Ramses II statues on the façade of the Abu Simbel temple are its most iconic feature.
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