Discover Pharaohs' Top Secrets

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Discover Pharaohs' Top Secrets

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

On this 9-days tour you will discover Pharaohs' Top Secrets. Start you journey by visiting the Giza Pyramids  with a chace to explore the burial room in the great pyramid from inside , and the Sphinx, then visit the new Civilization Museum and Mummies room, before heading south to Luxor.


Visit Luxor Museum, Luxor temple & Karnak temple in the East bank, See Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings & Queens and enjoy visiting King Tut’s Tomb & Queen Nefartari Tomb which you will visit from inside.See the Philae temple & Nubian Village.


Then fly back to Cairo before your final departure treat your taste buds with delicious local cuisine and enjoy the richness of the Egyptian culture.

Hotels / Nile Cruise:

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt.

Tour Prices:


Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien - Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan - Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara


3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room 1480 $ 1530 $ 1730 $
Solo traveler 2320 $ 2390 $ 2470 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 1850 $ 1925 $ 2210 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 2790 $ 2890 $ 3010 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski - Fairmont Cairo - Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton - Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year round Christmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room 2390 $ 2960 $
Solo traveller 3460 $ 4090 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House - Kempinski Nile Deluxe - Fairmont Nile Premium - Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises - Sonesta Cruises - Le Fayan - Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year round Christmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room 3740 $ 4540 $
Solo traveller 4860 $ 5590 $


Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon your arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Ramasside tours, then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 2: Inside The Great Pyramid 

Breakfast.Start your tour to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, visit the Valley Temple of the pyramids & many outstanding photo stops.

Enter inside the burial room inside the Great Pyramid 

Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser in Sakkara home of Egypt's oldest pyramid, It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt, Watch the great Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.


Enjoy your camel ride, you will enjoy special panoramic views of sphinx & Pyramids. Hear about all the hidden stories of Pharaohs life. I will give you hints and details that you cannot find on books!

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3 : Pharaohs' Top Secrets

Breakfast . Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum which has more than 250,000 pieces display a rare collection of Egyptian art Over 5,000 years, as well as Tutankhamen room which has treasure, jewelry and gold’s which was enclosed in his tomb over 3500 years before it was discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

Among the museum’s unrivaled collection are the complete burials of Yuya and Thuya, Psusennes I and the treasures of Tanis, and the Narmer Palette commemorating the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under one king, which is also among the museum’s invaluable artifacts. 

The museum also houses the splendid statues of the great pharaphs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, the builders of the pyramids at the Giza plateau. An extensive collection of papyri, sarcophagi and jewelry, among other objects, completes this uniquely expansive museum.

The Khufu Statuette or the Ivory figurine of Khufu is an ancient Egyptian statue. This small seated figure is the only known three dimensional depiction of Khufu which survives largely intact

Then move to visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is the only museum in Egypt which offers a general overview of all the all different historical periods of Egypt. It has more than 50,000 artefacts, presenting Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day.

The Royal Mummies Hall inside The Egyptian Civilization Museum is a must-see area. It has a separate section where royal mummies unearthed from various tombs are preserved. The room is climate controlled and the mummies appear to be looked after well. Mummified over 4000 years ago, you can see the mummies of Kings of Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis and Ramses in good condition. The kings and queens have lean bodies and the mummies appear smaller and shorter in size than their original stature. Walk around leisurely in this room and look at Pharaohs and queen resting in peace in a climate controlled rooms, far removed from their original resting place.

Overnight in Cairo 


Day 4: Cairo – Nile Cruise / Luxor Museum

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor.

Arrival and transfer to visit Luxor Museum, This wonderful museum has a well-chosen and brilliantly displayed and explained collection of antiquities dating from the end of the Old Kingdom right through to the Mamluk period, mostly gathered from the Theban temples and necropolis.

Then move to visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed to Karnak. Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board.

Overnight in Luxor.


Day 5: Nile Cruise / King Tut's Tomb & Queen Nefartari Tomb

Breakfast. Visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, visit the tombs of various Dynasties. King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside. Tutankhamun ruled Egypt for approximately 10 years from around 1336-1327 BCE. In November 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered Tutankhamun’s near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king’s mummified body was found surrounded by precious grave goods, in his golden coffin, after his burial chamber was officially opened on 17 February 1923 in the presence of Egyptologists and government officials.

Today, Tutankhamun is ancient Egypt’s most famous pharaoh. But how much do you really know about the boy king? Here during this tour, I will tell you the lesser-known facts about Tutankhamun…

Continue to Visit the Valley of the Queens, known as Ta-Set-Neferu “The Place of Beauty”. The valley served as a

necropolis for the tombs of royal family members and the elite, with about 90 tombs belonging to Queens and princes of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom (1550-1070 BC). whilst here, you will have chance to visit the magnificent colorful tomb of queen Nefertari (Included)

Then move to visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Afternoon Tea. Sailing to Edfu.

Overnight in Cruise.


Day 6: Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Sailing to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.


Day 7: Nile Cruise – Nubian Village

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the Temple of Philae. Then transfer by motorboat to experience life in a traditional Egyptian village on this Nubian village tour. Leave the city behind and cruise to a Nubian village nestled on the west bank of the Nile River. Admire fine views over the riverside scenery, and visit a Nubian village to gain insight into local customs and culture.

Nubian village located on the west bank of the Nile River. Along the way, enjoy sweeping views over Soheil Island and the Aswan Dam, and capture the scenery on camera. Visit a local village with your guide and meet a traditional Nubian family. Learn about their lifestyle and culture, and gain insight into the traditions the Nubians have followed for thousands of years.

Lunch on board. Overnight in Aswan.


Day 8: Aswan – Cairo

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

(Optional) Abu Simbel Trip.

Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments.

The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.

Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 9 : Cairo Food Tour – Departure

If your departure flight time allows you'll make this tour today if not we will fit it into another day earlier.

To enjoy the real taste of Egypt you have to try the Egyptian food the best foods in Egypt which is one of the life’s great pleasures, Discover off-the-beaten-path spots the real Egypt that is not covered in any guidebook.

To find the best place to eat in Egypt can be a challenge. Don’t worry we’ll take you to them, There are many delicious food tastings of the Best foods in Egypt.

Then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.


Includes

4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included)

All transfers in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.

1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids, Sphinx & Sakara.

1 Day tour in Cairo visiting museums.

All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.

Expert tour guide.

All your visits include entrance fees.

Our prices include all taxes and services.

Domestic flights: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo


Excludes

Visa Entry for Egypt (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).

International Flights.

Personal items.

Tipping.

Any other items not mentioned.

Any Optional tours.

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    Hotel Rating in Egypt:

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in the USA or Europe, so our Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt - some 5 stars hotels in Egypt seem like 3 or 4 stars. Of course The 3*  & 4 * hotels aren’t recommended at all as we receive many complaints from our guests about them.

High standard hotels

To ensure you enjoy the quality of accommodation on your trip, we created a list of Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotels for clients who would normally stay in western 5 star hotels. We only recommend the Luxury or Ultimate Luxury options when staying in Egypt if you want a hotel that is recognised as 4-5 star in USA/ EU/UK etc


 

  • Visa Service:

    - Skip queues on arrival save time and complicated procedures. our rep will have your visa already prepared for you. Just send us copy of your passport.

    Note: For any nationally If you have a valid schengen or USA Visa or Uk Visa we can provide you with visa service upon arrival. You don’t need to apply in embassy before hand.

     

Traveling by overnight train NOT RECOMMENDED:

We don’t recommend it, it takes15 to 18 hours on a very noisy train. The toilets are not good and smelly. Food is not good in general. Beds: moderately comfortable. Comment from a client: “However, I am 6'0" (183 cm) tall and barely fit into the bed -- anyone taller would have to curl up.”

 If you don't fancy traveling by overnight sleeper train then upgrade to our flight option.  Enjoying extra nights of comfort in 5* hotel accommodation. We recommend that you upgrade this transfer to domestic flight. Extra supplement for a 1 way flight and 1 night at 5 star hotels is 150$ per person. Xmas. New Year and Easter supplements apply. Contact us for rates.

 

  • Travel Insurance - from AIG

  • Secure your trip and give yourself greater peace of mind with the Travel Insurance program proposed by AIG Travel Guard for you. One week 25$ per person, More than one week 50 $ per person. 


Domestic Flight Upgrade to Business Class

Special Offer: For just an additional 50$ per person, you can enjoy all the premium facilities and amenities that Business Class has to offer. From extra legroom and spacious seats to delectable cuisine and premium entertainment.



Upgrade to a Luxury Van for More Comfortable Travels

Upgrade to a luxury van for a more comfortable travel experience. Our spacious and well-equipped vans come with features like ample legroom, air conditioning, and refreshments, making your journey much more enjoyable. Plus, you'll have more storage space for luggage and other belongings, keeping everything organized and easily accessible.

Not only will you be comfortable during your journey, but you'll also arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore.


  • Cruise schedule & Sailing times:

    Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile some Cruises itineraries, schedule and sailing times may be updated. We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order


    Domestic flights:

    The programs quote the average price of domestic flights with approximate timings. 

     During High-seasons and last minute bookings some flight tickets get very expensive without prior notice so extra charges may apply.

    Requests for specific flight times or changes to previously booked reservations may result in changes to the total price of the package. Some flights to Sharm or Hurghada are indirect flights via Cairo Airport.


  • Payment policy

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard & Wire Transfer.

 


  • Tour and Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.The prices quoted per person and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Our tours are occasionally organized as semi-private, shared small tours. Upon request, we can arrange for a fully private VIP tour.


Request VIP TOUR WITH DR. ZAHI HAWASS, THE LEGENDARY ARCHAEOLOGIST

With Ramasside You can visit the Great pyramids with the most famous archaeologist in the world – Dr. Zahi Hawass.

The VIP Tour with Dr Zahi offers private entrances to the entire Giza pyramid complex. You will stand between the paws of the Great Sphinx and gain exclusive access to the places closed to the public!

Dr. Zahi Hawass: "No one can tour Egypt like this. Except for you – when you come and join me” For more details just send us a request and we will send you all details.


Optional professional photographer

You can request one of our professional photographers to join you at the pyramids or any trip you would like.Our professional studio photographers capture your best angles and expressions in best locations at a location of your choice.  at an extra 75$ per day.


  • Children Policy

0 - 01.99 Free of Charge (unless flights were included)
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price and 50% of tour price if it includes flights or sleeper train
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

 

  • Additional Entry Tickets

All tours don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as walking inside one of the pyramid to see the deep burial chambers and the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor are also available at extra cost. 

 

  • Facebook

You can see more about our activities, tour guides, vehicles & daily tours in our

Very active facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Ramasside

 

  • Alexandria Trip

Note: Alexandria Library is closed on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.

 

 

  • Essential Packing

Comfortable, flat (preferably covered) shoes are needed for the Pyramids and Valley of the Kings. Pack flip flops/sandals to wear aboard the Nile felucca or Nile Cruiser.


For your info:

High seasons dates

Christmas date 15 Dec to 7 Jan

Easter date 20 March to 20 April

Midterm School holiday 20 OCT to 31 OCT

Hotel check in time    14.00 PM 

Hotel check out time 12.00 PM 


 
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We have our own modern fleet of modern air-conditioned vehicles, cars, deluxe limo, and mini vans, large coaches.

 

  • Certificate of Excellence & UN World Tourism Organization Award

Ramasside Tours Group has earned WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION & Trip Advisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence and also for last 6 years, This prestigious award, places Ramasside in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide.

 

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We understand very well, what you need. It’s not just about visiting touristic sights – it’s much more than this. We offer a full experience in Egypt

 

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You can see more about our activities, tours guides, daily tours in our facebook page; facebook.com/Ramasside or our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/ramassidegroup

 

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We are the ONLY tour company in Egypt that lets you pick your own guide!

You can pick your tour guide, check our Facebook page, read our latest reviews in TripAdvisor, watch our channel on youtube to choose the best guide you wish to have.

 

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We offer accessible holidays for travelers with disabilities.

 

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We offer fully customizable tours, want to check something out that’s not in the basic tour? No problem!

 

  • Private and Group Tours

Looking for private tours? We offer those. Looking to join a group and get a discounted rate? We do that too!

 

  • A personal Touch

Ramasside is very selective when choosing our staff. We don’t only choose qualified and professional tour guides and leaders but also choose those who are friendly, with a sense of humor who are committed to offer a superior level of service so you can enjoy your time with them.

 

  • Customer Service 24 hours, 7 days a week

Cell/whatsapp : 00201005759364 – 00201003304715

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Office number GMT +2 (9 am till 10 pm): 002034257705

 

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Our tour operators, in the booking process, are not only offering you a tour but are advising you how to have a lifetime experience and how to fully enjoy and maximize your time in Egypt.



                                   We promise you the tour of your lifetime in Egypt.                     
Mohamed Yousef
Chairman Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

Private guide on board for your Nile cruise ( 70$ )

Desert Safari by Quad Bike around the Pyramids ( 80$ )

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Abu Simbel Trip ( 140$ )

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids ( 55$ )

Travel Insurance ( 35$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

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