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Full-Day Guided Tour to Abu Simbel Temples from Aswan

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    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel Egypt

    Depart Aswan to journey 280 kilometers to the stunning rock-carved temples of Abu Simbel. Relocated to the west banks of Lake Nasser, the temple complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the "Nubian Monuments."

    On arrival, take a short walk to the temple entrance, where your Egyptologist guide will explain the history of the site. Hear details of the UNESCO-led relocation of the entire cliff face to higher ground, and how the temples were only discovered by accident in 1813.

    Due to the large number of visitors, guides are not permitted inside the Great Temple of Ramses II or the smaller Temple of Hathor. However, by using photos and illustrations your guide will explain the structures and their interior artworks before giving you some free time to enter the temples and explore at leisure.

    As one of the few Ancient Egyptian sites that largely escaped damage from past invaders, the interiors of the Abu Simbel temples are astounding. The scale of the buildings and their detailed decorations leave most visitors in awe. The experience is further enhanced by the scenic location on the edge of Lake Nasser in the orange sands of the desert.

    After visiting the temples, benefit from some time for a short visit to the small visitor's center to see documents relating to the UNESCO relocation project (time permitting) before the drive back to Aswan Hotel or Nile Cruise

    Duration: 11 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your accommodation in Aswan  ( Hotel or Nile Cruise ,, etc )

    Please send us the name of your accommodation and room number if exists when you check in
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Return transportation from and to your hotel or Nile cruise ship in Aswan
    • All the transfers and tours in modern air-conditioned vehicle
    • Qualified tour guide ( Choose your own language)
    • Bottle of water for each participant
    • Service , Taxes , Fuel Surcharge , Parking and landing fees
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to the temple
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please send a photocopy of your passport to the local tour provider.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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