pick up: 2:00 am
return: 11:00 pm
Tour to Aswan and Abu Simbel from Marsa Alam, overnight tours and trips to Abu Simbel and Aswan from Marsa Alam Red Sea to visit the main historical sights in Aswan Temple of Isis at Philae and the High Dam, and excursions to Ramses ii temples in Abu Simbel.
- £ 195.00
Price per Adult
- £ 140.00
Price per Child
- All transfers by A/C Van.
- Entrance fees in Aswan and Abu Simbel
- English speaking TOUR guide.
- Hotel for one night on B-B Basis.
- Lunch during the Tour in 2 days
- Optional activities
- Drinks in the Restaurant
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Passport (with the visa of Egypt)
- Sun glasses & Hat
- Sun cream
- Bottle of water
Day 01: Trip to Aswan from Marsa Alam
We will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam by private A/C vehicle to Aswan, which is about 5 hours far from Marsa Alam. You will begin by visiting the Temple of Isis at Philae which is one of the Nubian temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Then we go to see the "Unfinished Obelisk" which still lay in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Enjoy having lunch at a local restaurant then continue your Aswan sightseeing tour by visiting the High Dam which was built in 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area that was to be flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then you will be transferred to your hotel for one night on B.B Basis.Day 02: Abu Simbel then back to Marsa Alam
After breakfast at your hotel in Aswan from you will be accompanied by your personal guide and driver for a fantastic excursion to the impressive Temples of Abu Simbel which its main attraction being the great sun temple of Ramses II and the temple of queen Nefertari. Both temples was discovered in 1813 it was almost completely covered with sand. Then both temples were moved in 1960 by the help of Egyptian government and UNESCO to avoid the rising water of the Nile. Ramses II built the temple mostly to honor himself as inside there is a mural depicting his famous victory at Qadesh battle where his army defeated his enemies. On the north of Ramses temple, the Nefertrai Temple which was built by Ramses II to his favorite wife queen Nefertai among other 200 wives and concubines. Then you will be driven back to your Hotel in Aswan,then Transfer Back to Marsa Alasm.