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  1. Egypt
  2. Aswan Governorate
  3. Aswan
  4. Abu Simbel

Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Bus Day Trip

Product ID: 214026
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Travel by bus to the Abu Simbel temples and marvel at this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the relocation of the temple during the building of the Aswan Dam, which allows this magnificent wonder to be observed even today.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Russian

Pick-up service

Your hotel in Aswan
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the incredible 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 temples dedicated to Hathor
  • Learn about the wonder of the sun in the inner sanctum
Full description
Take advantage of a convenient 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 to be oriented so precisely that this incredible wonder can still be observed today.

Twice a year at the equinoxes, the sun shines into the inner sanctum so that the 4 statues of the gods, Ptah, Amun, Ra, and Ramses are illuminated. Discover the thousand-year-old hieroglyphs and petroglyphs in the large and small temples as you immerse yourself in the history of Egypt.

Return to Aswan city to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before being transferred back to your accommodation in Aswan.
Includes
  • Transfer to/from your hotel in Aswan
  • Private German-speaking guide
  • Entry tickets
  • Lunch in Aswan
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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