Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then at 3:30 am be picked up by your tour guide and be transferred to Abu Simbel by private A/C vehicle.
Abu Simbel is located around a 3 hours drive south of Aswan. Arrival Abu Simbel at 7:00 am. Start your tour by visiting the colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge faade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.