Egypt: Press Releases, Travel Agent Magainze Selects Minister of Tourism, Aswan - Abu Simbel Road to Remain Open Until May 1997

Press Release
Egypts Minister of Tourism
Aswan - Abu Simbel Road To Remain Open Until May 1997


The Aswan - Abu Simbel road will remain open until May 1, 1997 when maintenance works will start.

It was previously declared that the road will be closed starting March 1, 1997, but the new decision gives Tour Operators and Travel Agents the time span to meet their obligations enabling their clients to visit the fascinating Abu Simbel Temple using Aswan - Abu Simbel Road.

The maintenance works of the road will be completed within 4 (four) months only to make it ready to serve the tourist traffic before the next winter tourist season.