Private Tour to Abu Simbel Temple by Car

Discover the grandeur and glory of ancient Egyptian art during a visit to the Ramesses II and the Queen Nefertari temples. Explore these Abu Simbel masterpieces with an experienced guide and gain some insight into the remarkable history of ancient Egypt.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Starting time 5:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian

Pickup included

Your hotel in Aswan

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts


  • Discover some of the most fascinating historical spots of ancient Egypt
  • Marvel at the unique style of Sun Temple of Ramesses II
  • Explore the Temple of Queen Nefertari
  • Roam around the small and large temple complexes
Full description
Your unforgettable full-day journey into ancient Egypt begins with a pickup from your hotel in Aswan. On a private tour, enjoy the full attention of your expert guide throughout the whole trip. Listen as they shed light on the places of significance you encounter along the way, as well as brief you on the amazing day ahead of you. 

Transfer to Abu Simbel in a modern and clean air-conditioned vehicle and get ready to discover the temples of Ramesses II and of Nefertari. These twin temples were built from the mountainside in the 13th century BC under the dynasty of Pharaoh Ramesses II.  

The temple complex was dedicated to the 4 gods of ancient Egypt: Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and Rameses II. Twice a year, the sun shines directly into the temple and illuminates these gods. Take in the fascinating history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and its beautiful architectural features. Finally, take some time to explore the Temple of Nefertari, also called the Temple of Hathor. 

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
  • Pickup and drop-off to/from your hotel in Aswan
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fee for all the above-mentioned historical places
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • All taxes and service charges
What’s Not Included
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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