Travel by bus to the Abu Simbel temples and see this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the precision of the relocation of the temple during the building of the Aswan Dam, which allows the wonder of the sun to be observed even today.
What to Expect
Enjoy pick-up from Aswan and head to Abu Simbel by bus. Discover this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn more about how the rock temples to Ramses the Great was moved to a more secure location during the construction of the Aswan Dam and oriented so specifically that the wonder of the sun can still be observed today.
Twice a year at the equinoxes, the sun shines into the inner sanctum such that the four statues of the gods, Ptah, Amun, Ra and the holy Ramses are illuminated.
Discover the thousand-year-old hieroglyphs and petroglyphs in the large and small temples and immerse yourself in the history of Egypt.
- Transfer to/from hotel
- Private German-speaking guide
- Entry tickets
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Personal expenses
Pick-up from your hotel in Aswan.