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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan
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Private Day Tour to Abu Simbel Temples 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 July 2015

When planning my trip to Egypt, I was recommended to go to this place, it is not easy, you have to get a flight in the morning, visit the archeological place and then return for the flight back. It seems a lot of effort for...More

Thank Shinthya h
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This temple sits next to Ramses II temple. It is smaller and less impressive. Put this temple anywhere else along the Nile and it would be amazing. But, walking into this temple after Ramses temple, it cannot compare, which really is too bad because it...More

Thank Kimboni
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This temple is the highlight of the visit to Abu Simbel. The statues are impressive and the images on the walls are very well preserved. The history behind this is amazing. A must see!

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

The drive from Aswan was well worth the trip. This is the most impressive monument I have seen in Egypt. The history of the temple and how it was pulled apart piece by piece is unbelievable. The sheer size of the Ramses statues is magnificent....More

Thank Kimboni
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you're touring Egypt, recommend finishing with Abu Simbel. We saw many temples on our trip down the Nile, and they were fantastic. But the Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel is over the top. Because of it's location and being buried in the...More

Thank canadianexile
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Wow and wow. I could not do it justice with my camera so I took photos with my eyes to remember for later. I felt insignificant when I visited and admired the artistry and dedication required to build this memorial. Take a go pro or...More

Thank african_aussie
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is the iconic temple and much used to promote Egypt. It is better in real life let me tell you. I was on a tour group but they allowed heaps of time to wander and to take photos. I could not believe the artistry...More

Thank african_aussie
Reviewed 30 June 2015

If you go to Aswan you MUST do the trip to Abu Simbel - well worth the early morning desert ride - it is awsome...

Thank prioryarch
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This places is one of the most amazing of the ancient world. We visited as part of a tour which included a flight there and a visit to the Aswan High Dam. After that visit we took a cruise on the Nile. The whole package...More

Thank Nigerdave
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Just an incredible place. Standing looking up at those statues, it really puts into perspective how hard these must have been to make. We flew to Abu Simbel and were some of the first to arrive. It was an early flight but well worth it....More

Thank Jim L
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margaritaestherg2016
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 Supercindy01 | Reviewed this property |
You can organise a Golf Buggy/Taxi to take you from the entrance to the Temple.
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gatocanada
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.
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Mohammedali_2050
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.
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