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Abu Simbel

Home of the Rescued Temples

Abu-Simbel the very small village which lies 280 km south of Aswan, and only 40 km north of the Sudanese border. You will enjoy the peace and magic of this Nubian town, dedicated to Ramses II & Nefertari, the world-famed temples will take your breath away.
After a visit to this inspiring site, you can walk around the colorful touristic market, go bird watching on the Lake Nasser, and get back to the temples again in the evening for the amazingly inspiring sound & light show, gaze at the magnificent statues for hours.

Highlights – Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel Temples

Home of the rescued temples

Prepare to be blown away by the magnificence of these temples. The relocation of the temples by the Egyptian government with the support of UNESCO was a historic event in the 1960's. The more famous of the two temples is dedicated to Ramses II and the smaller one to his favourite wife Nefertari.

Abu Simbel Sound & Light Show

A Gem of Postmodern Architecture

The magnificent temples in Abu-Simbel become even more enchanting at night when the sound and light show lights up the façade with wonderful lighting, music and narration. Artists inspired by its history take you back thousands of years ago to show you how Ramses the Great ruled Egypt.

Bird Watching on Lake Nasser

Witness The Eternal Vigil

The formation of Lake Nasser attracted many birds from the African hinterland. Along the shore of Lake Nasser you can find Yellow-Billed Storks, Pink-backed Pelicans, African Skimmers, African Pied Wagtails and Pink-headed Doves. A Lake Nasser cruise offers plenty of bird watching opportunities during spring.