8 Days The Great Sand Sea Tour

8 Days The Great Sand Sea Tour

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

2 nights in Siwa at Ghaliet Ecolodge & Spa

1 night in at Qasr El Bawity Hotel 

4 nights at Camping in the Desert

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.

Qasr El Bawity Hotel

All year round Christmas& Easter
DBL or TRPL Room 2320 $ 2784 $
Solo traveller 3480 $ 4176 $


Day 1:Alamein-Siwa

Ramasside Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 am. Then drive to Alamein, about 3 hours drive. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during WW II, and visit the WW II Museum and the Cemetery.

Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast then continue to Siwa. It is about 6 hours drive from Alamein to Siwa. Dinner and Overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner


Day 2: Siwa Sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa ( Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple, at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda.

After that transfer to visit Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba) and enjoy the Siwa House Museum. A visit to the Mountain of the Dead (Gabal El Maouta ) is included.

In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Shiata-Bir Wahed

Breakfast at hotel, Then start our journey at the Siwa Desert first with Maraki Village. Cross the desert to stop near one of unique archeology sign at Great Siwa Mountain where is the first human footprint above the mountain which date to pre-history era.

Continue our Safari tour between the dunes till we arrive the fossils area and see the rocky coral reefs which date to Cambrian era.

Then drive to One of the spring eyes at the middle of the desert ( Shiata Lake) and it is a good chance to watch the Flamenco birds and swim at cold spring and enjoy the bath and relaxing atmosphere.

Then it is chance to enjoy the sand surfing at the desert. After that it is the time to drive to another spring the hot (Bir Wahid) spring for chilling and tranquilizing our Muscles. Overnight Camping at Bir Wahid.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4:Al-Arag - Bahrain

After breakfast, transfer to visit Al-Arag Valley where you will see Caves or tombs at Al Arag with natural landscapes. Then transfer to Bahrian and overnight camping.
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Sand Sea-Ain Dalla

After breakfast, you will continue through the dunes of the Great Sand Sea. Then visit Dalla Spring. Overnight camping in the desert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: White Desert

After breakfast, continue to Western Desert. Then lunch break and after that continue to the White Desert. Overnight camping.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7:Crystal Mountain

Next day in the morning, you will be driven to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat.

Then onto the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize with its hot spring. After that you will be transferred by 4X4 car to Baharia.

Upon arrival, visit the Museum of the Golden Mummies, Tombs of Nobles and the Temple of Ain El Muftella which was once the main water source of the old capital of the oasis. Overnight in Bahariya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8: Bahariya to Cairo

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel in Bahariya to Cairo about 4 hours driving.
Meals: Breakfast


Included:

Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
Accommodation for 2 night in Siwa at Ghaliet Ecolodge & Spa
Accommodation for 1 night in at Qasr El Bawity Hotel
Accommodation for 4 nights at Camping in the Desert
Breakfast and dinner are included at the hotel
All sightseeing tours mentioned in the itinerary
All transfers from Cairo to Siwa and From Bahariya to Cairo by an A/C vehicle
All transfers inside Siwa & White Desert by 4x4 car
Tour guide during your trip
Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing
Lunch during sightseeing tours in Siwa & Bahariya
Camping equipment like sleeping bags, camel blanket & tents.
Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
Bottled Water & Soft drinks during camping in the desert
Portage when needed All taxes & service charge


Excluded:

Any optional tours
Personal expenses
Tipping

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    Hotel Rating in Egypt:

 Hotel Rating in Egypt: Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury hotels option are always recommended as a minimum in Egypt. As some 5 stars seems like 4 stars or 3 stars according to our clients' feedback.

The 3* & 4 * hotels aren’t recommended at all as we receive complaints about them.

 

 

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. 

 

  • 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.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. 


 

  • Visa Service:

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    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.

     

  • Payment policy

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

 

  • Optional questions we wish you could answer to better understand what you are looking for on your tour & to best organize your holiday

What type of traveler are you? your lifestyle ? What types of activities are important to you? Your Past Travel Likes and Dislikes, Your favorite foods & what type of restaurants you prefer? Any allergies? What kind of tour guide do you prefer? What have you been dreaming of doing on this tour? Are you ok with early domestic flights e.g. 5 am ? Hotel rooms Prefer Nile /Pyramid/sea view rooms ?celebrating anything on this vacation?

Anything special you think we should know to best organize your tour?


  • Tour and Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed we guarantee the price will not be changed.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Time & Voltage

Egypt is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Standard voltage is 220 volts. Primary

sockets require the European, 2 pronged variety. We recommend that you pack a universal travel

adaptor. You will need a voltage converter, and plug adaptor in order to use U.S. appliances

 

  • 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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  • Modern Fleet of Vehicles

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 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.

 

  • Accessible Tours

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!

 

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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.

 

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


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