Cruise to Abu Simbel Temple

Hop on a Peaceful Journey to Abu Simble Temple



Ready for a beautiful journey?

What to Expect

Embark on a breathtaking 4-night cruise from Aswan to Abu Simbel, navigating the serene waters of Lake Nasser. This extraordinary journey will lead us to discover ancient temples along the way, providing an unparalleled experience of tranquility and historical marvels. Join me on this captivating voyage where we’ll explore temples like Kalabsha, Bait el-Wali, Garf Hussein, Wadi Sbou, Maharka, Amada, Elder, Dakka, and finally, the grandeur of Abu Simbel.


Day 1: Aswan to Kalabsha

Boarding in Aswan:
Our adventure begins as we board our cruise in Aswan, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey.

Sailing to Kalabsha:
Sail to Kalabsha, admiring the changing landscapes along the way. Enjoy the calm waters and the beauty of Lake Nasser.

Exploration of Kalabsha Temple:
Visit the Kalabsha Temple, an ancient Nubian temple dedicated to the Egyptian god Mandulis. Marvel at the well-preserved reliefs and sculptures.

Evening on the Cruise:
Relax and unwind on the cruise as we sail towards our next destination. Enjoy a delightful dinner under the stars.

Day 2: Bait el-Wali, Garf Hussein, and Wadi Sbou

Bait el-Wali Temple:
Explore Bait el-Wali, an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum. Admire the architectural details and historical significance.

Garf Hussein Temple:
Visit Garf Hussein, another hidden gem along the shores of Lake Nasser. Discover the temple’s unique charm and artistic elements.

Wadi Sbou Excursion:
Venture into Wadi Sbou, an archaeological site rich in history. Absorb the tranquility of the surroundings.

Sailing and Evening Relaxation:
Continue our sailing journey, embracing the quietude of Lake Nasser. Enjoy a relaxing evening onboard.

Day 3: Maharka and Amada Temples

Maharka Temple Discovery:
Explore Maharka Temple, dedicated to the god Ra-Horakhty. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of this ancient site.

Amada Temple Exploration:
Visit Amada, the oldest Egyptian temple in Nubia. Delve into the history and significance of this architectural masterpiece.

Sailing and Leisure Time:
Cruise along the lake, taking in the serene atmosphere. Enjoy leisure time onboard, perhaps reading a book or simply soaking in the surroundings.

Day 4: Elder and Dakka Temples

Elder Temple Visit:
Discover the Elder Temple, a small but captivating structure showcasing the enduring craftsmanship of ancient Egyptian builders.

Dakka Temple Exploration:
Explore Dakka Temple, dedicated to Thoth, the god of wisdom. Admire the well-preserved reliefs and architectural details.

Sailing Towards Abu Simbel:
As we approach the culmination of our journey, savor the final moments of sailing on Lake Nasser. Reflect on the incredible discoveries made along the way.

Day 5: Abu Simbel and Return to Aswan

Abu Simbel Marvel:
Arrive at Abu Simbel, where the grand temples of Ramses II and Nefertari await. Marvel at the colossal statues and intricate carvings.

Return to Aswan by Car:
Bid farewell to the cruise and Abu Simbel as we embark on a comfortable journey back to Aswan by car.

What’s included:

  • full board meals and soft drinks
  • 4 nights cruise
  • entrance fees
  • pick-up and drop off

Children Policy

Make it a family affair with half-price tickets for children aged 6 to 12. Little ones aged 1 to 5 can enjoy the tour for free, ensuring an inclusive and memorable experience for all.

Important Details

Duration: 4 nights
Type: Private Tour
Runs: Every Day
Pick-up: in Aswan at your hotel
**This unique cruise offers a rare opportunity to disconnect, with two days without phone connection while on the boat, enhancing the sense of peace and immersion in the journey’s magic.
**Due to the exclusive nature of this cruise, advance reservations are recommended to secure a spot on the schedule.

With a verified local guide in Egypt, we have got you covered. I am one who love Egyptian history and will take you in a beautiful amazing journey from Aswan to Abu Simbel by cruising through Lake Nasser!

Your Guide

Khaled Mohamed

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