Take this Cairo to Abu Simbel Flight Tour, if you're traveling between Cairo and Aswan, the Abu Simbel temples are a must-see during your Cairo excursions. They are two massive rock-hewn temples built by Ramses II in honor of his wife Nefertari. These temples are a true marvel to behold and are considered some of the most important sites in Egypt and were moved to save them from being flooded by Lake Nasser, which was created by the construction of the Aswan Dam.
On this Day Trip to Abu Simbel from Cairo, you will take a flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel and then enjoy a guided tour around the temple complex. You'll see the Great Temple of Ramses II, as well as smaller temples dedicated to Nefertari and Hathor. Your guide will give you an overview of Egyptian history and culture, as well as explain how the temples were built and by whom.
Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and return.
Entrance Fees to the sights of your Egypt trips.
Transport by a private air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Abu Simbel and return to Aswan airport.
Private Egyptologist guide during your trip.
Mineral water on the vehicle during the tour.
All services and taxes are included in your Egypt trips.
Beverages beside Lunch
This day tour will take you to one of the most famous Egyptian monuments, Abu Simbel temples. The trip is designed for those who wish to visit the largest rock-cut temple in Egypt. The tour starts with a pickup from your hotel in Cairo and then you will be taken to Cairo International Airport to fly to Aswan. upon arrival, your private tour guide will accompany you in a modern private A.C car to visit Abu Simbel temples.
Our guide will provide an introduction to the temples as we drive, which were built in honor of Ramses II after his death, Ramses II who was a famous great hero who led the famous battle of Qadesh with the Hittites. You'll be able to see some of the famous statues that were moved here when the Aswan Dam was built—including a statue of Rameses II himself—as well as other sites in the area.
You will start with a visit to the Temple of Ramesses II, which is the largest and most famous of the two temples. It is dedicated to Ramses II and Queen Nefertari. The temple was built in 1250 BC but was later relocated by UNESCO in 1960 due to the construction of the Aswan Dam.
After visiting this temple, we will proceed to visit the Temple of Hathor. This temple was built about 400 years after the construction of Ramesses II's temple and it shows some similarities with it. Visitors can climb up onto the roof of either temple for an incredible view of Lake Nasser and its surroundings, or take a boat across Lake Nasser for even more panoramic views!
Finally, will drive you back to the airport for your flight back to Cairo at your hotel to end your day tour in Abu Simbel.
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Visiting Abu Simbel from Cairo on a day tour is possible, but it typically involves a long journey as Abu Simbel is located in the far south of Egypt, near the Sudanese border. The trip would require a domestic flight or a very lengthy drive.
Abu Simbel used to be somewhere else before it became Abu Simbel. It is not only for one god, but for many. People forgot about Abu Simbel for a very long time. A long time ago, people started building it. The temple is designed to face the sun.
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