Abu Simbel is purely a sight seeing visit and is one of the pinnacle Egyptian tourist attractions. A trip to Abu Simbel is offered as a day excursion (short flight) from most Egyptian holiday destinations and often built into package holidays.
Approaching Abu Simbel by boat
Temple of Nefertari at dawn
Great temple with seated statues of Ramesses in the
and the Nefertari temple in the foreground.