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Enjoy a private 2-day trip to Aswan and Abu Simbel from Hurghada from Hurghada Explore the Great Temple of Ramesses II and the Small Temple of Nefertari on a 9-hour sightseeing tour from Aswan. Learn about the Egyptian pharaohs and their burial rites and traditions.
Day 1: Hurghada- Aswan
You will be picked us from Hurghada hotel to Aswan by Private vehicle, It takes 7 hours driving. You will visit the High dam, Phiala temple, and the Unfinished obelisk and Enjoy sailing on the Nile with Egyptians Felucca.
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped
The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
lunch During the Tour
Sailing with Felucca
Enjoy a sailing Trip with Felucca by Sunset
Overnight in Aswan In Basma Hotel
An early departure to Abu Simbel from Aswan at 04:00
Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.
Back to Aswan, Enjoy your lunch then Drive to your Hotel in Hurghada
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