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From Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Tour with Egyptologist Guide

3.6 / 5

7 reviews

From Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Tour with Egyptologist Guide

From US$ 65 per person

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.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
From any hotel or address in the city
Private group available


  • 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
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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3.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

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We left the hotel at 4.10 in the morning, at 8 we already arrived in Abu Simbel, there were other tourists in the car, the guides took everything apart and went on individual excursions. I liked everything, except for the mini bus, I am 160cm tall, even I did not have enough legroom, my knees rested on the front seat, my neck was numb. There was no lunch, but there was a stop near the "shop".

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April 10, 2021

Nice experience!

January 5, 2020

They didn't give us water, they left us in the wrong place for the cruise. We had to make international calls to find out what the right place was.

December 31, 2019

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