Sun Festival Abu Simbel – Private day tour (All inclusive) from Aswan

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The Great Temples of Ramses II were constructed to align with the sun twice a year. On the mornings of February 22nd and October 22nd, the rising sunbeams into the main chamber, illuminating three of four statues at the end of its corridor. It is no accident that the fourth remains obscured from the light; this is Ptah, the God of Darkness.

These two occasions have been taking place for over 3000 years on the...
The Great Temples of Ramses II were constructed to align with the sun twice a year. On the mornings of February 22nd and October 22nd, the rising sunbeams into the main chamber, illuminating three of four statues at the end of its corridor. It is no accident that the fourth remains obscured from the light; this is Ptah, the God of Darkness.

These two occasions have been taking place for over 3000 years on the banks of the Nile. The first to celebrate the anniversary of Ramses II and his ascension to the throne and the second, his birthday

Now is your chance to witness this captivating event for yourself.

• Private tour from Aswan to Abu Simbel
• Pick up and drop off to your preferred hotel
• Travel in air conditioned comfort
• Private Egyptologist tour guide
• Be one of the few who get to witness this incredible event
• Cold drinks provided
• Passport required on the day
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Intro offer: Book by March 9 to save 10%.

Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt

We start with a 12.30 am pick up from your hotel or Cruise in order to avoid the hottest part of the day.
It is a 3 ½ hour drive so guests can rest up before arrival.
You will visit the Great Temple of Ramses II and the Small Temple of Hathor and Neferati.
Guests will have plenty of time to enjoy the temples.
After finishing your visit, you will be driven back to your original departure point.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Nasser, Egypt

Lake Nasser is a vast reservoir in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. It is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water - In-van
  • Private transportation
  • • Private Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch - In-van lunch-box
  • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
  • Snacks - In-van
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Soda/Pop - In-van
Not Included
  • Temple camera fee
  • anything other than what mentioned above in the inclusions
  • Pick-up from outside of Aswan City
Departure Point
Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick time will be organised at least one day prior and the pickup will be from the front of the Hotel specified by the traveler/s.

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/9/2020 - 3/4/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:30 AM - 10:00 AM
2/9/2020 - 3/4/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.