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My wife and I visited with the first convoy. We had a good car, with a very good driver. We left Aswan at sharp 4:00am, and reached the parking of the temple complex at 7:02. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited with the first convoy. We had a good car, with a very good driver. We left Aswan at sharp 4:00am, and reached the parking of the temple complex at 7:02. This was the perfect time, as the sun had already gotten up in the sky, and it was starting to get warm, but still bearable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Catch the early morning convoy (4am) and after a 3 hours drive via desert higway arrive at Abu Simbel. Breathtaking. Amazing. Speechless. Ramsess The Great built this for himself as deminstration of power and love for his Queen, dedicating a smaller temple just for her. If you visit in the summer be prepared for one hell of a heat, sunhat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

These temples are absolutely unbelievable! The scale seems inconceivable for how long ago they were built and the fact that they were moved makes it even more amazing. We saw huge mirages in the desert on the way back, making even the bus ride home stunning itself- it seemed that the desert was filled with seas and islands. Avoid talking... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

History, Majesty, culture and magnificence are joined to make it an important and beautiful must visit place in Egypt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

If you've made it here, then you've probably had a long journey to get to Abu Simbel but boy is it worth it! We got the early morning convoy down and so arrived not long after sunrise - going in a convoy means that you're there when others are, but if you time it right, you can get photos without... More 

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Aswan, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

If you are interested in history and ancient Egypt this is a must see and do experience with alot of information and overall good experience....vendors can be a bit overbearing but your guide will take care of them if they become too bothersome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Lovely temple with interesting recent history, having been moved to higher ground to avoid water damage. About a 3 hour coach ride from luxor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We did the River Nile cruise in a boat medium to small size. It took us 1 week to end the cruise and some did return in the boat and some went to Abu Simbei from there like 15 minutes or 20 m. and it is the best ruins (they are huge and so well preserved that is unbelievable to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

i never know that it will be my top list of places i like in Egypt, the size the structure can simply awe u, definitely must visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

the Temple represent the glory of Ramses II, one of the powerfull king in ancient egypt, statue king Ramses II n queen nefertary is huge gigantic facing with view lake Nasser

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