Overnight Aswan and Abu Simbel tour from Marsa Alam

Ab USD 450

Experience Overnight Aswan and Abu Simbel tour from Marsa Alam and know more about the temple that was built for the King Ramses II. The distance between it and Aswan is 320 km, and considered the most famous archaeological site in Egypt.

Get a perfect start of your vacation and discover the greatest achievements of the Ancient Egyptians visiting via Overnight Aswan and Abu Simbel tour from Marsa Alam, The Temple of Abu Simbel is one of the most exciting and beautiful temples in the world, the complex consists of two temples that situated in the south boarder of Egypt. Experience Aswan and Abu Simbel Tour from Marsa Alam and know more about the temple that was built for the King Ramses II. 

Explore the most famous temple in the world through Overnight Aswan and Abu Simbel tour from Marsa Alam, Get to visit the outstanding landmark which consists of two rock-cut Temples, The Temple of Ramsses II and The Temple of Queen Nefertari, they both date back to the reign of King Ramses II (1290-1223 BC) and reflect the glory and grandeur of the Ancient Kingdom of Egypt. Abu Simbel Temple was dedicated to the Ancient Egyptian god Amon Ra, Harmakis and Ptah. The façade consists of four statues that all belong to the Pharaoh. The gigantic facade of Ramses II temple represents four colossal seated figures of Ramses. The facade is 119 feet wide, 100 feet high, and the statues are each 67 feet high. In ancient times the area was at the southern frontier of pharaonic Egypt, facing Nubia. The four colossal statues of Ramses in front of the main temple are spectacular examples of ancient Egyptian art. The four statues guarding the doorway to the larger of these temples are the largest sculptures that survive from the pharaonic era.

Know more about Abu Simbel which was rediscovered in 1813 by Swiss explorer John Lewis Burckhardt who was led to the site by a boy named Abu Simbel and the site was then named after him. The temples had long been forgotten and the sands of the desert covered it all except the tops of the heads of the huge statues in front of their entrances. Since 1909 when the sand was finally cleared away, these twin temples have become the most famous site in Egypt’s south. The Great Temple stands 98 feet (30 metres) high and 115 feet (35 metres) long with four seated colossi flanking the entrance, two to each side, depicting Ramesses II on his throne; each one 65 feet (20 metres) tall. Beneath these giant figures are smaller statues depicting Ramesses' conquered enemies, the Nubians, Libyans, and Hittites. Further statues represent his family members and various protecting gods and symbols of power. Passing between the colossi, through the central entrance, the interior of the temple is decorated with engravings showing Ramesses and Nefertari paying homage to the gods.

Then visiting the High Dam which sheds light on the great improvements and achievements of the modern Egypt, this dam was constructed during the reign of the Egyptian President Gamal Abd El Nasser. Construction of the dam began in 1960 and was completed in 1968, Explore the main attraction in the city while visiting Philae Temple which contains many ancient Egyptian sanctuaries and shrines. The temple was built during the Ptolemy’s dynasty and dedicated for the worshiping of the ancient Egyptian god Osiris, it includes two fancy temples. The Temple was relocated by UNESCO after the building of the Aswan Dam that threatened the site; moreover get to know more about the temple through amazing Philae Temple.

Explore Overnight Aswan and Abu Simbel tour from Marsa Alam

Day 01: Marsa Alam / Aswan

emo tours Tours delegate will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam, and you’ll be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to the beautiful city of Aswan, arrive Aswan, scout the High Dam, it was built in 1960 this to protect Egypt from the floods which was happened annually, then unleash your soul and visit unfinished obelisk, be witness for the glory of the Pharaohs and how they were cutting obelisks, there are two Stories for this Obelisk, the first story said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti, and the second story said that it belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, next tour to Philae temple, relax and have lunch at local restaurant in Aswan, at the end of your tour our guide will escort you to your hotel in Aswan, check in, night at leisure in Aswan, or optional to enjoy the sound and light show at Philae Temple, overnight in Aswan.

Ab USD 450

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Day 01: Marsa Alam / Aswan

emo tours Tours delegate will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam, and you’ll be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to the beautiful city of Aswan, arrive Aswan, scout the High Dam, it was built in 1960 this to protect Egypt from the floods which was happened annually, then unleash your soul and visit unfinished obelisk, be witness for the glory of the Pharaohs and how they were cutting obelisks, there are two Stories for this Obelisk, the first story said that it belongs to Queen Nefertiti, and the second story said that it belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, next tour to Philae temple, relax and have lunch at local restaurant in Aswan, at the end of your tour our guide will escort you to your hotel in Aswan, check in, night at leisure in Aswan, or optional to enjoy the sound and light show at Philae Temple, overnight in Aswan.

 

 

Day 02: Aswan / Abu Simbel / Marsa Alam

Get ready for your Tour to Abu Simbel Temple at 4.00 AM, Take your Breakfast Box from your hotel in Aswan, and then emo tours Tours delegate will escort you by a private A/C vehicle to explore the glorious site of Abu Simbel which contains two temples; Temple of Queen Nefertari and the other one is Temple of Ramses II. The impressive two temples were originally carved out of the living rock during the reign of Ramses II. The Great Temple at Abu Simbel took about twenty years to build and was dedicated to the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty and Ptah, while The Small Temple or the temple of Hathor and Nefertari was dedicated to the goddess Hathor and Rameses II's wife, Nefertari. This was only the second temple in all Egyptian history to be dedicated to a queen. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Aswan, have free time in Aswan, Finally emo tours guide will escort you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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Included

• Pick up and drop off to your hotel in Marsa Alam

• English speaking guide during your tour

• Accommodation for 01 night in Aswan including breakfast and all taxes

• Two Lunch meals in Aswan

• Air-conditioned vehicle Marsa Alam / Aswan

• Tours to the high Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple as mentioned at the above excursion.

• Air-conditioned vehicle Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan / Marsa Alam

• Tours to Abu Simbel as mentioned at the above excursion.

• Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites

• 02 Bottles of Mineral Water during your tours

• All transfers in Aswan and abu simbel by air-conditioned Van

• All service charges and taxes

Excluded

• Optional tours

• Tipping