Schedule:

Everyday


Tour Highlights:

12 Days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel & Waddi Al Hittan (Archaeology Lovers)
Abydos & Dendera Temples
Edfu & Kom Ombo
Trip to Abu Simbel


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.

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids - Steigenberger - Mercure - Ramses Hilton.
Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. Aswan: Tolip Hotel.
Alexandria : Tolip - Golden Jewel- Sheraton. Hurghada: Continental Resort.
Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

  3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room 1895 $ 1965 $ 2055 $
Solo traveler 2855 $ 2975 $ 3095 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 2550 $ 2590 $ 2650 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo traveler 3350 $ 3450 $ 3550 $

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Fairmont Nile City Cairo - Curnrad Cairo- Kempinski Nile.
Alexandria: Mediterranean Azur - Hilton Corniche. Hurghada: JazMakadi Star .
Luxor: Hilton-Jolie Ville - Sonesta St. George. Aswan: Mövenpick Aswan.
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 2835 $ 3475 $
Solo traveler 3995 $ 4535 $

Accommodation plan (C) Ultimate Luxury Highly Recommended:

Cairo: Marriott Mena House – The Nile Ritz-Carlton- Four Seasons - Fairmont Nile Premium.
Alexandria: Four-season Hotel – Palestine hotel.
Hurghada: Movenpick El Gouna Resort & spa.
Aswan : Sofitel Legend Old Cataract.
Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.
Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Zahra or Phiaele Cruises – Movenpick Royal
Lili or Royal Lotus Cruises - Sonesta Cruises - Le Fayan - Ms Farah -MS Amarco suites Only.
  All year round Christmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room 4400 $ 4800 $
Solo traveler 6400 $ 6900 $

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you 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: Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur

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.

Move to visit Sakkara, Memphis, and Dahshur, First of all you will visit Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Sakkara which dating back to 2600 BC under the 3rd Dynasty, it’s considered the oldest stone structure and it was built for the king Djoser. In the same area is located Imhotep temple and Mastaba of Ti.

Proceed to visit Memphis which was the Capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdome and the first Capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II at Memphis

On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid of Dashsur.

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

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Museums & Khan El Khalili Tour

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.

Then move to visit Manial Palace. After that move to Gayer Anderson Museum.

Then move to Khan El Khalili old Bazar where you can visit the Textile Museum and Tent makers market.

Transfer back to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Luxor East Bank

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer 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 by bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns.

Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.

Then move to visit Luxor Museum. After that transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Luxor West Bank

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. You will visit 3 tombs excluding Tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Move on to enjoy the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately from 1490 to 1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.

Then move to visit the tombs of the Nobles and the Ramasseum.

After that move to visit the Valley of the Queens.

You will stop by the Colossi of Memnon for about 15 minutes, and also at the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Day Tour to Abydos & Dendera

Breakfast. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian believed of god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor . The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.

Then continue to Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy.The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor .

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 7: Edfu, Kom Ombo – Aswan

Breakfast. Drive to Edfu, you will be transferred to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.

According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.

Then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: “Haroeris” with his falcon head and ” Sobek ” with his crocodile head.

The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also, Kom Ombo’s importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.

Then move to your hotel in Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.

Day 8: Abu Simbel

Breakfast. 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.
Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk

Breakfast. Start your tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile.

Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of Al Deir El-Bahari temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen
Nefertiti.

Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of goddess Isis the
chief deity of the island.

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Aswan.

Day 10: Aswan – Cairo

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

(Optional  ) Dinner on Cruise on Nile while watching Egyptian folk show.

Day 11: Day trip to Waddi Al Hittan

Breakfast. Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Drive to Al-Fayoum to visit Waddi Al Hittan. After the tour finishes, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 12: Cairo- 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 & Breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Luxor on Bed & Breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Aswan on Bed & Breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Giza Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Museums & Khan El Khalili
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The East Bank
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The West Bank
1 Day tour visiting Abydos & Dendera
1 Day tour visiting Edfu & Kom Ombo
1 Day tour visiting Abu Simbel
1 Day tour in Aswan visiting Philae temple, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
1 Day tour to Waddi Al Hittan
Pickup and drop off services
All transfers by modern AC Car
Expert Egyptology English speaking tour guide
All entry fees to all the mentioned sites
Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor – Aswan / Cairo.
All taxes and charges

Excludes:

Visa Entry for Egypt.(We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)
International Flights.
Personal items.
Tipping.

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Visa Upon Arrival ( 35 $ )
Pyramid View Room Per Night (30 $)
Alexandria Day Trip (75 $)
Travel Insurance (50 $)
Sound & Light Show at Pyramids (55 $)
Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show (55 $)
Camel Ride (15 $)
Lunch Per Day (Traditional or modern Egyptian) (15 $)
Hot Air Ballooning (120 $)
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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.

 

 

Travelling 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 travelling 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:

    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. (for most Nationalities but not all  Check with your tour operator)

 

  • Payment policy

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.

 

  • 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. 

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why book with us?

 

 

  • Experience of a Lifetime

We are not just selling tours; we provide you a real experience in Egypt: an experience of a lifetime.

 

  • Instant Confirmation

You get instant confirmation if you use book now.

 

  • All Methods of Secure Payment

We accept all methods of secure payment: PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, direct bank transfer.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Full Experience in Egypt

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

 

  • Active Social Media & Youtube

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

 

  • Pick your Guide

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 in youtube choose the best guide you wish to have.

 

  • Accessible Tours

We offer accessible holidays for travelers with disabilities.

 

  • Tailor-made holidays

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 :00201157505372 – 00201283182699

Cell/whatsapp : 00201005759364 – 00201003304715

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

 

  • Personal Tour Operators

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