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Private Day Tour to Abu Simbel Temples from Aswan

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    Your private guide will collect you from your hotel in Aswan at 8am for the three-hour drive south: you'll travel in your own comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for this private tour of Abu Simbel.

    Built during the reign of the great Pharaoh Ramses II, in the 13th century BC, these two vast rock-cut temples are dedicated to Ramses II and his wife, Nefertari. They are considered architectural masterpieces of Egypt's New Kingdom and so, when Aswan's High Dam was first built, flooding their original location, the Egyptian government and UNESCO worked together to save both temples from the flood.

    Your guide will escort you to the Great Temple, or Sun Temple, built in honor of Ramses II and dedicated to him and four other gods, as well as the smaller temple dedicated to his wife Nefertari, and also known as the Temple of Hathor. A qualified Egyptologist, he will explain the fine details of the rock-cut carvings and statuary, as well as how the temples were saved from the flood. After around three hours at the temples, you'll return to Aswan at 5pm.
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    Departure Point
    Hotels in Aswan
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 5pm.
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Private, air-conditioned transportation
    • English-speaking professional guide
    • All service charges and taxes
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We were beyond happy with our experience with Emo Tours Egypt and our wonderful guide, Nernim in Aswan for the full day Abu Simbel trip. She took great care of us. She was very professional, friendly and well organized throughout our entire visit. Our guide,...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank svetlana b
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I booked the 8-hour full day visit to Abu Sembel from Aswan. The guide was "Peter" (or Petro) and he was waiting for me in the lobby on time exactly at 8 AM (actually he was early). The driver was Imbrahim. The drive is 3+...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank dctrjeep
    mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your lovely words...It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our amazing country within your stay in Egypt Your positive feelings about Egypt and our Sincerely devoted company, mean so much to us, and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    As all reviewers will say, the Abu Simbel temples are impressive and the fact that they were moved and rebuilt is very interesting. But it needs to be stated that if you arue coming from Aswan you must ride 6 hours total to visit two...More

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    mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Dear our valued Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your Egypt Holiday with us . your feed back is very important to us feel free reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I spent two awesome days with Emo Tours in Cairo (see "Two perfect days with Emo Tours!") but wanted to split my reviews because this one was different. Our guide picked us up from our Nile cruise boat, which was extremely helpful. She was very...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear valued Guest, Thanks for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we’ll do better. Please feel free reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share. We would...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    We had an excellent private tour with Emad from Emo tours to Abu Simbel from Aswan. Not being in a group allowed us to learn all about the temples on the way as Emad described the sights and the history. We saw other groups sitting...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Julia J
    mariemotoursegypt20, Public Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt - Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

    Dear Esteemed Guest, It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our country within your short Trip .Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. We hope to see...More

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    8 September 2019|
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    Response from Vickie W | Reviewed this property |
    This particular tour group has two starting times, both of which are much earlier than 10:00am. You might try hiring a driver on your own by asking the hotel concierge before you arrive. You could also try at the airport... More
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