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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan
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Private Day Tour: Abu Simbel from Aswan
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Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel - there is just something magical about those words, or at least there has been to me since I was a teenager and first learned of the herculean effort by UNESCO to save the most famous of Ramses II...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people do not travel to Abu Simbel as the flight is expensive and it is a three hour drive each way on an uninspiring desert road. However, it is more than worth it. We paid US$70 each in an air conditioned car with driver...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fist impression when I saw it was "Wow it is so huge" I wonder how they made it so big and beautiful without modern day machines. It is a must visit site to bring back some nice memories.

Thank elvinjackson98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can you top the Pyramids, the Sphinx? Go to Abu Simbel. My tour group took a 30-45 minute flight from Aswan, and then there's only one tour bus that drives to the site. It's a singular experience, stunning. Massive. No pictures are allowed inside...More

Thank Katie_615
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But in itself it is a wonderful enough engineering feat to justify the 3 hours drive in the desert by itself. The temples, now about 200 ft. higher are out of the water. And the 4 ages of Ramses a spectacular work of art.

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abu Simbel is jaw dropping when you first turn the corner and see it in front of you. Obviously both temples are empty apart from amazing paintings. When you see the size of the statues of Ramasess the Great you wonder who did they create...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 10 day Egypt tour that included flying to Abu Simbel from Aswan & back. The road trip described by others seemed painful at best. Sorry to say the flight was a nightmare. More on that soon. The Abu Simbel temple is remarkable,...More

Thank codym481
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you going to flay to Egypt and spend time in the country, you must visit Abu Simbel. I highly recommend flying and staying for the night. This treasure was saved from the rising lake Nasser waters after the completion of the High Dam of...More

Thank Emad A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abu Simbel is impressive! First, Ramses II statues are HUGE. Second, the entire two temples (Ramses and Nefertari's) were relocated to where they are now due to the construction of the new water dam... I can't even comprehend the complexity of that job! Third, the...More

2  Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt, the best, by far!. It's located 3 and a half hours from Aswan so be prepared to start 4 am in the morning to visit the magnificent of Abu Simbel, spend an hour and a half and return back to Aswan!. Take a...More

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I was in Abu Simbel 30 years ago (in excellent shape) and it's a top favorite, but my husband is on oxygen (small practical device) and both get tired easily. How long is the walk to get to the entrance of the complex? I don't remember if there are lots of stairs. Thanks for the information.
31 May 2017|
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Response from Trvlsafely | Reviewed this property |
The walk is easy. A slight rise to go over back if you walk slowly you will be fine. The entrance has no steps. There is a buggy available if it gets too much. Try and go early inthe morning because it does get hot there.
Hi. Is possible to do a round trip in one day from El Cairo? Egypt air does not have early flights to Abu Simbel and late return to El Cairo !! Any other airline ?? Thxz
17 April 2017|
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Response from Roddek | Reviewed this property |
Try Egypt Air on a Wed and Fri departing Cairo at 05:00am arr Abu Simbel at 07:40am Then return on Egypt Air on on Wed and Fri at 13:15pm arr Cairo at 15:55pm. You need to specify the date you intend travelling.
Hey Mika, Could you Please let me know the tour operator name or number for booking ?
15 December 2016|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
Our Egyptian tour was booked with Viking River Cruises. They were excellent.