Abu Simbel, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Abu Simbel, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Abu Simbel, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Abu Simbel, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Abu Simbel, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Abu Simbel, Egypt by month

January

If you are traveling to Abu Simbel in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

February

February for Abu Simbel very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

March

March in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

April

April here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

May

Traveling to Abu Simbel in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops

June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

July

July for Abu Simbel very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

August

If you are traveling to Abu Simbel in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts

September

Traveling to Abu Simbel in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops

October

If you go to Abu Simbel in October, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

If you are traveling to Abu Simbel in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Abu Simbel, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abu Simbel, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Abu Simbel
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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