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Day Tour to Abu Simbel from Cairo by Flight

Price Starting From : $380

Day Trip to Abu Simbel from Cairo | Cairo to Abu Simbel Flight Tour

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.

The opportunity to embark on Aswan Day Tours and visit the Abu Simbel temples is truly unique. Immerse yourself in Egypt's rich pharaonic history and marvel at the magnificent architecture of these two extraordinary temples.

Inclusion

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.

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Tipping

Beverages beside Lunch

Personal Items

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.

 

Price

1 Person

$510 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$430 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$400 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$380 Per Person

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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.

Abu Simbel is an iconic archaeological site located in Aswan, Egypt, and it is famous for its monumental rock-cut temples, primarily the Great Temple of Ramses II. The history of Abu Simbel is rich and fascinating, with significant historical events and remarkable engineering achievements. Here's an overview of the history of Abu Simbel:

1. Construction by Ramses II (c. 13th century BCE): The construction of the Abu Simbel temples began during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt from around 1279 to 1213 BCE during the 19th Dynasty of the New Kingdom. The primary purpose of these temples was to commemorate Ramses II's victory at the Battle of Kadesh and to honor the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah.

2. Monumental Temples: Abu Simbel consists of two massive temples carved into the sandstone cliffs along the banks of the Nile River.

The Great Temple: The larger of the two temples is dedicated to Ramses II himself, and it features four colossal seated statues of the pharaoh at the entrance. The interior of the temple is adorned with intricate carvings depicting the Battle of Kadesh and religious scenes.

The Small Temple (Temple of Hathor): The smaller temple is dedicated to Nefertari, the chief wife of Ramses II. It features statues of Ramses II and Nefertari, and the interior contains scenes of Nefertari with the goddess Hathor.

3. Relocation in the 1960s: In one of the most remarkable engineering feats of the 20th century, the temples of Abu Simbel were relocated in the 1960s. The construction of the Aswan High Dam threatened to submerge the temples beneath the waters of Lake Nasser. To save these invaluable treasures, an international effort disassembled and moved the temples to higher ground, where they were reconstructed. This preservation effort ensured that Abu Simbel could continue to be appreciated by future generations.

4. UNESCO World Heritage Site: Abu Simbel was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 in recognition of its cultural significance and the remarkable efforts made to save it from inundation.

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Abu Simbel is an incredibly significant and iconic site in Egypt, known worldwide for its historical and cultural importance. Here's why it's highly regarded among tourists:

  •     Ancient Temples: The Abu Simbel temples, built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BCE, are masterpieces of ancient Egyptian architecture.
  •     Engineering Marvel: The temples were relocated in the 1960s to save them from being submerged by the rising waters of Lake Nasser after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. 
  •     Artistic Significance: The temples boast remarkable artistic and historical significance, showcasing detailed reliefs, statues, and hieroglyphs that depict scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology, battles, religious rituals, and the divine status of the pharaoh.
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