The Abu Simbel boat safari is for 5 days & 4 nights or if you have got more time to spare you can come for 6 days & 5 nights both start every week on a Sunday. The itinerary operates in both directions starting from either Aswan or Abu Simbel to explore the wilderness of a beautiful Desert Lake and visit one of the world’s most famous ancient monuments the Temples of Abu Simbel.
First Day: You will be collected from your Nile cruise ship, hotel or Aswan airport and then transfer you to the safari start point where you will be welcomed by your guide. Cruise south from Aswan for a few hours while you settle in, then after lunch start exploring the lake. Lunch & dinner are served on safari.
On Safari: The emphasis of the safari is to show you the panorama, nature and the nomadic people of this Desert Lake. There are also several ancient monuments which have been reconstructed and moved from their original positions during the building of the Aswan High Dam representing the land of Nubia during the Pharaonic period. Each day there is a different night stop usually in a quite bay with a sandy beach and spectacular Desert Lake vistas. All meals and hot beverages included on the safari.
Safari End: Arrive at Abu Simbel then, after lunch on your mother ship, you have the option of visiting the Temples. At 4pm you will be transferred to Aswan by road to connect with your on-going itinerary; the arrival time in Aswan is approximately 7.30pm.
The cost of your safari will depend on the number of people who book on the same date. The first boat booked has a lead in price then when a second boat is booked by anybody and deposits paid, everyone pays less including you.
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