Abu Simbel by Road - Aswan Day Tour
Drive through the vast desert landscape from Aswan to Abu Simbel, visit the magnificent Great Temple of Ramesses II and the Temple of Queen Nefertari - two of the most spectacular temples in Egypt - proudly standing on the banks of Lake Nasser. A very popular Aswan Day Tour.
Early morning pick up from your Aswan hotel. Travel by convoy to the most southern town in Egypt, Abu Simbel. Watch for distant mirages on your 3 hour drive through the desert landscape.
Arriving at the UNESCO World Heritage site, situated on the banks of Lake Nasser, you will explore the two massive rock temples built by Pharaoh Ramesses II. Visit the Great Temple of Ramesses II, one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt followed by a visit to the Temple of Hathor built in honour of Ramesses wife Queen Nefertari. Your time at the temples is approximately 2 hours after which you rejoin the convoy for the return drive to Aswan. Transfer back to your hotel.