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  3. Abu Simbel

From Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Tour with Egyptologist Guide

Product ID: 319103
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Escape the city of Aswan and uncover the wonders of Ancient Egypt on a tour of the Abu Simbel Temples. As you explore, learn about the temples' rich-history from your expert guide, as well as how the complex was moved from the banks of the River Nile.
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Duration 8 hours
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Pickup included

From any hotel or address in the city

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  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Abu Simbel Temples
  • Learn about Ancient Egypt from your expert guide
  • Discover how the temples were moved from the River Nile
  • Choose between shared option by bus or a private tour by car to enjoy your day trip
Full description
The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Aswan in the early morning, then sets out on the journey to the famous Abu Simbel Temples. Along the journey, listen to your expert guide share fascinating facts and stories about Ancient Egypt and the Abu Simbel Temples.

Arrive at the temples, which are one of the most recognizable ancient sites in Egypt and a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Location. Dating back to 1244BC, the temples are an incredible example of life in Ancient Egypt and allow you the chance to retrace the steps of history. As you admire the temples, learn about their fascinating journey from the River Nile, where they once sat for 3000 years before being moved in a remarkable feat of engineering in the 1960s.

Spend more than 2.5 hours wandering around temples, exploring this ancient location with your expert guide, and snapping incredible photos for your holiday album. At the end of an unforgettable day, relax on the journey back to Aswan and reminisce about the memories you’ve made.
  • Pickup and drop-off to your Aswan hotel
  • Transport via air-conditioned minibus
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Abu Simbel Temples license
  • Taxes and charges
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

From US$ 65 per person

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Product ID: 319103