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a VirtualTourist member from Dublin

Temple of Abu Simbel

Luxor to Abu Simbel

Hi there,

Myself and some friends are travelling to Egypt for a week at the end of April. We will be staying in Luxor for the 7 days and have planned to do a day trip to Cairo during this time. Is it possible to do day trips to Abu Simbel from Luxor? Any ideas about the price?

Cheers!

Baz



2 Answers


answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bangkok

Abu Simbel is easy from Aswan, bus convoys leave most mornings and return in the evening.

We took a flight from Aswan and stayed the night. Fantastic! We had all day so we could miss the bus convoy crowds (they only stay for a few hours before returning to Aswan) and then had a great evening watching the Sound and Light Show and a great meal.

Our flight then went back up to Cairo from Abu Simbel, so we cut on travelling time on the train. I think Aswan - Abu Simbel - Cairo on EgyptAir cost around US 120 - 150 per person.

If you check all the tips VTers have written on their Abu Simbel travel pages and you'll see more than a few options.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bangkok

Not sure how to do it from Luxor, sorry, missed that part of the answer.





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