Pyramids' Best Kept Secrets – Nubian Adventure

Pyramids' Best Kept Secrets – Nubian Adventure

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

See all of Egypt’s main attractions in this 12 days tour. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Memphis & Sakkara before heading south to Luxor to visit Luxor Museum, Luxor temple & Karnak temple in the East bank.

After that move to see Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings & Queens and enjoy visiting King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside. Also see the Philae temple & Nubian Village in Aswan.

Discover the colorful culture of Nubia, one of Africa's oldest civilizations. Many travelers who visit Egypt have special interest in learning about Nubians and their community. This is because of their habits and style of living that is different from any other community in Egypt. Many travellers enjoy visiting Nubian villages and having traditional Nubian meals.

Then fly back to Cairo to see and hear about all Cairo's best kept secrets and also enjoy day trip to Alexandria. Then 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 Pyramids - Steigenberger - Ramses Hilton.

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 1940 $ 1970 $ 2160 $
Solo traveler 2540 $ 2585 $ 2670 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 2345 $ 2370 $ 2620 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 2985 $ 3035 $ 3125 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Fairmont Nile City Cairo - Kempinski Nile.

Luxor: Hilton-Jolie Ville - 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 3190 $ 3870 $
Solo traveller 4030 $ 4430 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Marriott Mena House – The Nile Ritz-Carlton- Four Seasons - Fairmont Nile Premium.

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

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

All year round Christmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room 4740 $ 5240 $
Solo traveller 6000 $ 6500 $


Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Ramasside, From the moment you arrive, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, he will give you an overview of your program as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you. Then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.


Day 2: Giza Pyramids (Inside) / Egyptian Museum – Mummies Experience

Breakfast, start your tour visiting visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Entering inside the Great Pyramid is an amazing experience that’s why it’s the highlight of our itinerary.

Probably the most overwhelming experience you will have in your life, getting into the interior of the great pyramid. You will never see something like it.

As you might expect, one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of ancient times is the glorious Pyramids of Giza. Somewhere far away in the secluded desert, prepare yourself  to be amazed as you will discover the secrets of the Great Pyramid – the last standing ancient wonder of the world.

Enjoy your Camel Ride; you will enjoy special panoramic views of the Sphinx & Pyramids. Hear about all the hidden stories of Pharaohs life. Our professional tour guides will give you all the details so you can enjoy to the maximum your visit to the pyramids area.

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.

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


Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel.
Move to visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Optional – Evening trip to enjoy your dinner on board a Nile cruise for 2 hours including watching Egyptian folk shows.


Day 4: Cairo – Luxor – 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 – Valley of Queens

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 (Extra Ticket)

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. Overnight in Luxor.
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. Overnight in Kom Ombo.


Day 7: Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the Temple of Philae & the high dam.

Lunch on board. Overnight in Aswan.


Day 8: Experience The Nubian Life

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

Transfer to a unique Nubian resort (completely different world) set in the heart of a Nubian village which is a relaxing oasis by the side of the Nile. Live the Nubian life! The architecture, the design and the interiors of the resort as well as its location along the Nile allows for a very enriching experience.

Discover the colorful culture of Nubia, one of Africa's oldest civilizations. Many travelers who visit Egypt have special interest in learning about Nubians and their community. This is because of their habits and style of living that is different from any other community in Egypt. Many travellers enjoy visiting Nubian villages and having traditional Nubian meals.

We will offer a rich cultural experience; you’ll get to know Nubian culture and gain insight into the traditions the Nubians have followed for thousands of years.

Overnight in Nubian Resort.


Day 9: Aswan / Cairo

Wake up with a wonderful view of the Nile and enjoy a Nubian traditional breakfast made by the Nubian people.

Then transfer to the airport to take your flight to Cairo.

Free Day. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 10: Alexandria

Our Ramasside tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. Our guide will explain the design of the library from outside, you will have a chance for some photo stops.

Note: To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket.

Visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.

The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa, after which you will
visit the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through the old city-center of Alexandria. Look at the traditional markets; where everything and anything is sold including traditional Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.
Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb, It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.

Optional lunch stop at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.

Continue your tour by passing through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional womens’ markets (zan’et etsetat) with very thin and narrow streets, gold market also exists here where everyone buys their wedding and engagement jewellery.

The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.
Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.
The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a optional 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria.

The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.

Overnight stay in Alexandria.


Day 11: Cairo’s Best Kept Secrets

Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car.

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 You will be transferred by air conditioned van to old Cairo streets.

Let me plunge you into the beauty of the city and into a whirlwind of anecdotes, history, legends and intrigue.

During the hours we will spend together, all your senses will be in action. You will hear and learn a motley of amazing stories about Cairo and ride and walk through secret doors, Enjoy a wonderful walking Islamic Cairo and Al Moez street. El Moez Street in old Cairo stretches for almost 1km long quiet streets and alleys. I will take you in a beautiful incredible Cairo that you never ever dreamt of.

This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the less known must-see local spots: Old Market hidden gems, Old Cairo hidden galleries, Taverna’s local Cairo food only for locals no tourist know about it, and more
Finally our guide will accompany you to your hotel in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.


Day 12: Departure

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


Includes

5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
1 Nights hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.
4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included).
1 Nights hotel accommodation in Nubian Resort on bed and breakfast basis.
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx.
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Sakkara & Memphis.
1 Day tour in Alexandria.
All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
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 airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo
Transfer by A/C vehicle: Cairo / Alex / 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.
Drinks during meals.

 

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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.

 

  • 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.

 

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    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


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


 


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  • 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. 

 

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  • 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.

 
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Add-on Options:

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Abu Simbel Trip ( 140$ )

Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat ( 30$ )

Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show ( 55$ )

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids ( 55$ )

Travel Insurance ( 25$ )

Pyramid View Room ( 30$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

Wheelchair ( 20$ )

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

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