A more relaxed and less rushed way to see the magnificence of the temples of Abu Simbel on this overnight tour from Aswan. A pleasant drive from your pickup point in Aswan to arrive for a comfortable overnight stay with the time to see the most talked about Sound And Light Show at Abu Simbel then check in to your Hotel with the day ahead for a full exploration of the Temples.
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- Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel Temples
Pickup from your location ( Hotel / Nile Cruise Boat) at Aswan in the afternoon to be transferred in an air conditioned vehicle to Abu Simbel and check in overnight at the Hotel.
Once checked in you will have time to relax for a few hours before being transferred and escorted by a Guide in the evening to see the renowned Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel Temples, considered the best Sound and Light Show in Egypt. Once it has finished, you will be transferred back to your Hotel for a comfortable night’s stay.
An early start after breakfast, then you will be transferred with an expert Tour Guide to enable you to see the Temples at Abu Simbel in their glory with the sun rising in their unique style and considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt reflecting 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 floods during the period of reconstruction when the High Dam was built. The Temple of Ramses II (also called The Sun Temple), was dedicated to the four universal Gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Ra, and to Ramses II himself. The Temple of Queen Nefertari dedicated to the wife of the Sun Goddess Hathor.
Lunch at local restaurant in Abu Simbel with free leisure time before travelling back to your Hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan.
- 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
- Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Overnight accommodation in Abu Simbel on Half Board Basis
- Pickup and return transfers by air conditioned vehicles in Aswan
- Meet and return transfer services with a Book Nile Cruises Representative
- Meals as included in the itinerary
- Bottled water during the tour
- Sound and Light Show at Abu Simbel
- Tour of Abu Simbel Temples
- An expert English speaking Tour Guide
- Entrance fees to the sights
- Service charges and taxes included
- Personal spending
- Any optional activities
- Tipping to Guides
May to Sep:
Oct to April:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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