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Private Tour: Abu Simbel by Minibus from Aswan
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Abu Simbel Temples Private Tour from Aswan with Lunch
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Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a 2.5 - 3 hour drive through the desert to get to this one. We left early in the morning, we were tired, however, everything was well worth it. The temples are amazing and even more amazing when one realizes they had to...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed yesterday

Our tour operator almost had to cancel our trip to Abu Simbel due to Egyptair, but I'm so glad it went through. The early flight from Cairo connected through Aswan. We were greeted by our tour's representative and drove the short distance to the site....More

Thank Russell R
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While it’s a long trip out to Abu Simbel and back it is well worth the visit. The scale of the carvings is mind blowing and the engineering feat to move it as the dam filled in the 1960s impressive.

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just to take in the amazing engineering feat of relocating this complex due to the Aswan Dam construction, leaves you speechless. This is a must see visit if you pass through Abu Simbel.

Thank bedderseagle
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's really amazing, beautiful, breathless. No words to describe it. We went at 4 P.M and wait untill 7 P.M. that starts the light show. Incredibles views at sunset.

Thank GustavoBaires
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Reviewed 3 days ago

hard to describe the feeling of going to places like this unless one goes and see for their self's. worth the trip south if your visiting Cairo

Thank Mooncake1969
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive temple complex, up there with Karnak, Luxor, etc. We went early in the morning and saw a fabulous sunrise in the desert.

Thank Factfinder90
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a quiet and warm April day, Abu Simbel was at its most impressive. At the end of the afternoon the site is almost deserted.

Thank Waart
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A highly unusual Egyptian temple built 3000 years ago into a couple of mountains. The two temples have a lot of original colour still and very well preserved carvings. There is a good museum attached that tells how the temples were moved. Well worth a...More

Thank N H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to go and see. It has been moved block by block from the original position due to the increased water level, but it still looks and feels the same. It takes about 3 hours travelling from Hurghada by coach, but...More

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Quattraporte M
11 November 2017|
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Response from ccastellar2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were already on a tour from Cairo and our luggage was sent on to our boat waiting in Aswan. But to be honest you don't need a tour guide for this. Catch a taxi from the Aswan airport and go into Abu Simbel on your own. It... More
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margaritaestherg2016
30 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
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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