Abu Simbel Temple - Flickr by S J Pinkney

From Aswan: Day Trip to Abu Simbel Temples by Bus

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Duration
1 day
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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Live Guide
Dutch, German

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What You'll Do
  • See the Abu Simbel temples
  • Visit the giant rock temple of Ramses the Great
  • Hear about the history of the Aswan Dam
  • Discover the large and small temple, dedicated to Hathor
  • Learn all about the wonder of the sun in the inner sanctum
Overview
Travel by bus to the Abu Simbel temples and see this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the precision of the relocation of the temple during the building of the Aswan Dam, which allows the wonder of the sun to be observed even today.
What to Expect
Enjoy pick-up from Aswan and head to Abu Simbel by bus. Discover this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn more about how the rock temples to Ramses the Great was moved to a more secure location during the construction of the Aswan Dam and oriented so specifically that the wonder of the sun can still be observed today.

Twice a year at the equinoxes, the sun shines into the inner sanctum such that the four statues of the gods, Ptah, Amun, Ra and the holy Ramses are illuminated.

Discover the thousand-year-old hieroglyphs and petroglyphs in the large and small temples and immerse yourself in the history of Egypt.
What's Included
  • Transfer to/from hotel
  • Private German-speaking guide
  • Entry tickets
What's Not Included
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
Meeting Point

Pick-up from your hotel in Aswan. (Open in Google Maps)

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