Aswan and Abu Simbel Short Tour

from $659
3 Days
Private Tour
A wonderful opportunity to spend time discovering the magnificent Temples of Abu Simbel on Lake Nasser and attend the spectacular Sound and Light Show then to colourful sites of Aswan with many nubian attractions along with the modern structure of the High Dam, Temples, Museums and more.
  • Internal flight tickets  Cairo - Aswan and Aswan - Cairo
  • All transfers between Airports and tours in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Met and assisted by our memphis Tours Representatives to and from Airports and Hotels 
  • English speaking expert Tour Guides for all tours 
  • 1 night stay in an Abu simbel Hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
  • 1 night in an Aswan Hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
  • All tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Bottled water on all transfers and tours by road 
  • Tour to the Temples of Abu Simbel Lake Nasser
  • Tour of Kalabasha Temple Lake Nasser
  • Tour of Philea Temple Aswan 
  • Tour of the High Dam Aswan 
  • Tour of the Unfinished Obelisk Aswan 
  • Tour of Kitchener’s Island Aswan 
  • Applicable taxes for all Hotels  included in the price.
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional excursions
  • Tipping to Guides and Felucca crew
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Day 01: Arrival Aswan - Abu Simbel Temples

You will arrive in the morning at Aswan Airport and be met and assisted by a Memphis Tours Representative and expert Tour Guide then transferred to the Temples of Abu Simbel.The two Temples of Abu Simbel with their unique style are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt reflecting the glory and grandeur of the New Kingdom. The Egyptian Government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these Temples from the floods during the period of reconstruction when the High Dam was built. The Temple of Ramses II (also called The Sun Temple), was dedicated to the four universal Gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Ra, and to Ramses II himself. Also The Temple of Queen Nefertari (the beloved wife of Ramses). Lunch will be included, then you will then be taken to check in to your Hotel for some free time, then later, there is an optional tour to the Temples for the amazing ‘Sound and Light Show’, said to be the best of it’s kind throughout Egypt. Overnight at the Hotel in Abu Simbel.
Meals: Lunch

Day 02: Kalabsha Temple - Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast at the Hotel, you will be transferred by road in an air conditioned vehicle to head to Aswan (approximately 3 hours), stopping enroute with your Tour Guide to visit Kalabsha Temple on the edge of Lake Nasser close to Aswan. Construction of the Temple began at the end of the Ptolemaic Dynasty and completed under the rule of the Roman Emperor Augustus. The result is an interesting combination of imagery that includes Egyptian and Roman themes with images of Roman Emperors and Pharaohs worshipping with the Egyptian Gods. The temple was dedicated to the Nubian god Mandulis. Lunch will be included.On arrival in Aswan, you will visit the Temple of Philae devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor and one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. After your tour, you will check in to your Hotel in Aswan with free time to explore the City and colourful market with it’s delightful aromas of incense and spices. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 03: Aswan Tours and Felucca Sailing - Departure

After breakfast at your Hotel in Aswan, check out with your Tour Guide who will take you on a discovery of the modern structure of the Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area which was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then you will go to view the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Lunch in a local restaurant, then you will be taken across the beautiful Cataract Islands by Felucca sail boat to take a relaxing walk around Kitchener’s Island, a pretty botanical gardens dedicated to Lord Kitchener, the British General who’s contribution to Egypt during the First World War was much appreciated. Chance for a sit down in the coffee shop before leaving to Aswan Airport for your final Departure.
Meals: breakfast, lunch
Accommodation :
Price Per Person:
Movenpick Resort Aswan
Movenpick Resort Aswan
Seti Hotel Abu Simbel
Seti Hotel Abu Simbel
$ 659 Per Person in Double Room
$ 999 One Person Traveling Alone
$ 725 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1105 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices are valid untill the 30th of April 2019 excluding Christmas Holidays.
  • Children Policy:
  • 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • Notes : 
  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.


  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment
  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air-conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles for the latest design and technology.
  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.
  • Travelling with Children - Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi-location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.
  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).
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