2 Days Tour to Abu Simbel and Aswan from Luxor

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
05:00
05:15
08:30
09:00
12:00
14:00
15:00
17:00
Meet with the guide in your Luxor hotel
Transfer to Aswan
Philae island visit
Isis temple walking tour
Elephantine island visit
Lunch in a local restaurant
Check in your hotel, free time
Nubia museum visit
03:00
06:00
09:30
Transfer to Abu Simbel in covoy
Abu Simbel temples walking tour
Transfer back to Luxor
  • Tour includes
  • Pick up and drop off in Luxor
  • All transfers by a comfortable a/c van
  • Entrance fees to the island of Elephantine and Philae
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Guided tour in Nubia museum
  • Accommodation in 3* hotel on BB (dbl room)
  • Transfer to Abu Simbel
  • Entrance fees to Abu Simbel area
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfer back to Luxor hotel
    • Tour excludes
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch
  • Dinner in the hotel
  • Optional visits
  • Any extras, not mentioned in the program
    • What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Breakfast box from your hotel reception
  • Bottle of water
  • Warm clothes during winter
  • Cash money
  • Details


    On the way to Aswan

    Individual two-day excursion to Aswan and Abu Simbel on a comfortable air-conditioned micro-bus from your hotel in Luxor begins early in the morning with a transfer to the ancient city of Aswan. Our English speaking representative will meet you at your hotel and then transfer to Aswan, the journey may take up to 3 hours.

    Philae island tour

    Upon arrival in Aswan, we will first visit a beautiful Philae island and its amazing temple of Isis. To get to the island, we will take a local motorboat and sail for 20 minutes along Naser lake. On the island you will spend about two hours exploring the temples, chapels and other ancient architectural monuments located here.

    Elephantine island walking tour

    Then we move back to Aswan, let's cross the Nile and go to another island known as Elephantine. It is located directly opposite the Old Cataract Hotel across the river. Nubians live on this small island, but along their settlement, archeological excavations are constantly conducted. The temples and fortresses found on this island are significantly different from those that were built elsewhere in Egypt. Moreover, it is here that 2 Nilometers are located! One very ancient and not working already, but still with a visible scale, and the second, built during the Islamic conquest of Egypt, still measures the level of the river.

    Visit to the Nubia Museum

    Let's return to Aswan, have lunch at a local restaurant and take a break for a few hours at our hotel. In the evening, we will go to the wonderful museum dedicated to the history of a unique, but unfortunately, lost for all civilization, Nubia. In the museum we will spend about two hours and then return to our hotel to have a good rest and gain strength for a new trip.

    Abu Simbel tour

    Early in the morning, around 3 am departure from the hotel and transfer on a comfortable micro-bus with air conditioning to Abu Simbel (trip under escort, arrival time at 6 am). A visit to the two temples of Abu Simbel - the big temple of Ramses II, the smaller temple of his beloved wife Nefertari. Walking tour along the temples and vicinity.

    Back to Luxor

    After completing our tour we will go back to Luxor. The journey may take up to 5 hours. Transfer to your hotel.


    Date: 2018-09-05
    Updated: 2019-01-20
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