Happy Egypt provides you with some details about the tour to Abu Simbel by plane
Abu Simbel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located in southern Egypt near the border with Sudan. It is famous for its magnificent temples, which were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the thirteenth century BC. The temples are dedicated to Ramesses II himself and his beloved wife, Queen Nefertari. On this trip you can explore it and learn about all the heritage of the Abu Simbel Temple.
With Happy Egypt, you will have the opportunity to take a short trip from Aswan to Abu Simbel, saving you time and ensuring a comfortable trip. Once you arrive, you will be welcomed by an experienced guide who will provide you with fascinating insights into the history and importance of the temples and accompany you throughout your journey.
When you step inside the temples, you will be amazed by the colossal statues, intricate carvings and stunning architectural details. The Great Temple of Ramesses II is particularly impressive, as it includes four colossal statues of the pharaoh sitting on his throne. The interior of the temple is decorated with beautiful frescoes depicting scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology and the pharaoh's military victories. It is truly a sight worth seeing! Aswan day tours give you the opportunity to visit Abu Simbel Temple.
Happy Egypt is known for its exceptional service and attention to detail, ensuring that you have a smooth and unforgettable experience and creating beautiful, long-lasting memories, all of which you can do during your trip on Egypt Day Tours.
Happy Egypt provides you with a trip back in time to one of the most famous historical sites in Egypt.
Our representative with Happy Egypt will pick you up from your hotel/cruise in Aswan to take you to Aswan airport. Your guide in Abu Simbel will be waiting for you outside the arrival terminal.
About 300 km from Aswan is a strikingly beautiful and majestic monument by the most powerful pharaoh in the history of Egypt.
It is reachable by plane or by road. It is about 30 to 45 minutes by plane, and about three hours by road in one way.
There are two temples in Abu Simbel. The great temple of Ramses II, and a smaller temple of his wife Nefertari.You will know this during your Aswan day tours.
The two temples are cut deep inside the rock. The great temple is dedicated to Amon Re, Rehorakhty, Ptah, and Ramses II as a god.
While the smaller temple is dedicated to Hathor and Nefertari as a goddess.
Egypt Day Tours gives you the opportunity to know The great temple of Ramses is the most powerful work of art in the world, with its huge façade with four impressive statues of Ramses.
The temple is built with some angles to let the sun illuminate the face of Ramses II twice a year, in his birthday (October 21) and his coronation day (February 21). But now the dates are changed to 22nd of February and 22nd of October, due to the movement of the temple It is considered one of the most important attractions in Aswan.
The two temples of Abu Simbel were the first temples to be rescued among 24 temples, due to the damage of the water. The rescue operation began 1n 1964 and was completed in the spring of 1968.
The two temples were cut into 1036 huge pieces and then rebuilt in the new location which is far 200 meters from the older site.
In brief, if you are in Egypt, and you don’t visit Abu Simbel, you have to come back. It is a wonderful place.
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