Two-day trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel
Two day trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel excursion in detail
We’ll pick you up directly from your hotel door in the morning, where our guide will carry a sign with your name on, in your hand.
During a two-day trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel, we will drive towards Aswan, one of the southernmost cities in Egypt. The town lies on the Nile’s shore on a particularly beautiful stretch of Palm Islands and a fleet of Felucca with white sails. The city’s character is more African than other cities in Egypt, as Nubian, a separate ethnic group with its own language and customs, belongs in this area.
We will here visit the Philae temple that was constructed to worship the ancient Egyptian goddess of Isis, who according to an ancient Egyptian myth found Osiris’s heart after he had been killed by his brother Seth, and cut into many parts, and then was scattered throughout Country, along the Nile. The oldest preserved part of the temple is dated back to the 4th. Century F.Kr. It is also known as one of the temples that were saved from the flood when the Great Aswan Dam was built.
After eating lunch at a local restaurant, we will continue to the 111 meter high Aswan Dam, a giant dam across the Nile, founded in 1960 and took 10 years to complete. Lake Nasser, a water reservoir of more than 5,000 km², was created by the behavior of the dam south of Aswan
We will also be visiting Aswan’s famous Tabia mosque, surrounded by scenic gardens.
In the evening we eat a delicious dinner.
Early in the morning, we drive south towards Abu Simbel, on the shores of Lake Nasser. The temples built under Ramses II (1279 – 1213 BC) are arguably the most impressive temples in the whole of Egypt.
The large temple is 30 m high and 35 m long and has four seated behemoths, each of 22 m flanking The entrance -they envision Ramses II On the throne. Temple was built to celebrate Ramses II victory over Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh around 1274 BC and built as a symbol ofEgypt ‘s power. Temple is dedicated to God Re Horakhty, while the smaller temple is dedicated to The goddess Hathor and Queen Nefertari, Ramses II ‘s favorite wife.
Deep inside, the Sanctum contains four seated figures: Ptah, the god of Shadow, Ramses II, as a god, Amon Re and Horakhty. The sun hits them on the shift twice a year, the 22 February and the October 22, when the king was born and when he was crowned, but originally it was the 21st century. – it was before the temple was moved.
the smaller temple stands near the great temple and Measures 12meter in height. This temple is also decorated with Colossus across front The facade that portrays Ramses II and his favorite wife Queen Nefertari.
Once we have admired the two beautiful temples, we drive back towards Aswan and further towards Marsa Alam and the hotel. We are at home in the evening.
Transport from/to your hotel, and between the sights, in first-class vehicles with A/C
Danish speaking Guide
Entrance tickets to the above mentioned points of interest
Lunch at a local restaurant
Accommodation at a hotel in Aswan
Dinner and Breakfast Box
Mineral and Soda water
Price does not include:
Tips for drivers and tour guides
Personal effects, meals, beverages or services not mentioned in the
Drinks at the restaurant
International and national flights
Additional activities we can offer you for an additional supplement:
- Visit to the