Schedule:

Everyday


Tour Highlights:

See all of Egypt’s main attractions in this 20 days tour. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and experience the royal mummies hall, Coptic Cairo, and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo before heading south to Luxor.

See Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings, King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside, Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Then transfer by car to Hurghada to enjoy an entertaining and relaxing 4 days.

Also visit the most famous archeological attractions in Alexandria before heading to visit the War Museum of Alamein then back to Cairo to enjoy your day tour in Cairo to experience the Egyptian food and build your own portfolio of amazing Cairo photographs.


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: Helnan Hotel.
Alexandria : Tolip Hotel - Sheraton Alexandria. Hurghada: Intercontinental Mövenpick 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 2200 $ 2300 $ 2800 $
Solo traveler 3400 $ 3800 $ 4200 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 2800 $ 3100 $ 3500 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo traveler 4100 $ 4300 $ 4500 $

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 Crown Jubilee.
  All year round Christmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room 5500 $ 6300 $
Solo traveler 7500 $ 8000 $

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 - Ms Farah -MS Amarco suites Only.
  All year round Christmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room 7500 $ 8000 $
Solo traveler 9500 $ 10000 $

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will meet you in the airport then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: The Pyramids & Egyptian Museum Tour – Mummies Experience

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. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Includes entry to the royal mummies hall.

The Royal Mummies Hall inside The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities 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.

Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx. Back to the hotel.
(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Dahshour 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. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Citadel & Old Cairo Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel. Move to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years.
Then proceed to Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. Finally move for shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 5: Luxor East Bank Tour – Nile Cruise

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival, meet your guide and start a tour to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed 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. Transfer to the Cruise. Embarkation. Lunch on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor King Tut’s tomb – Valley of Kings

Breakfast on board. Visit the West Bank, drive to the Valley of 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…
Then 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. Lunch on Board. Sail to Esna. Dinner on board. Overnight in Esna.

Day 7: Esna – Edfu

Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Esna. Sail to Edfu; visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Day 8: Aswan Tour

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Start you tour visiting: The High Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser. The Philae temple Sail by a motorboat to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: Aswan – Felucca Ride

Breakfast on board.
(Optional not included) 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.

(Optional) Private tour to Abu Simbel (with private A/C car)
Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Lunch on board. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Games Party. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 10: Kom Ombo – Luxor

Breakfast. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit The Temple of Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Sail to Edfu. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 11: Luxor West Bank Tour 2

Breakfast on board.
(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather
Our guide will pick you up to start a day tour to enjoy a second visit to the West bank to visit the Remseum, Medinet Habu and the Workers village which includes Der el-Madina. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 12: Disembarkation – Dandara & Abydos Tour

Breakfast. Disembarkation. Our guide will pick you up and you will be transferred by an A/C vehicle to discover the ancient sites. 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 Dandara to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dandara which is situated at the north of Luxor. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 13: Luxor – Hurghada

Breakfast. Departure by A/C car to Hurghada, Arrival, and transfer to your hotel.
Free day. (Optional not included) You will be picked up from the hotel in Hurghada or El Gouna by Toyota landcruiser 4×4 WD, then driven 35 km in the Eastern desert of Egypt to a Bedouin village for a tour to see their life, traditions then you will ride a camel and witness the amazing sunset view with barbeque dinner, mineral water and soft drinks included, watching stars by night while driving back from Bedouin village to your hotel in Hurghada.
Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 14: Hurghada

Breakfast, Free day.
(Optional not included) Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada or El Gouna for a fantastic snorkeling trip with desert island relaxation on the beautiful Red Sea, where we will do our snorkeling in different spots which are full of corals and magnificent colorful fish with a chance to swim with dolphins, enjoying the water sports activities on Giftun Island and the national park with open buffet lunch aboard the cruise then return back to the jetty and then transferred to your hotel in Hurghada.
Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 15: Hurghada

Breakfast, Free day.
Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 16: Hurghada – Cairo

Breakfast, Free day.
Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Cairo. Arrival & transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 17: Cairo – Alexandria

Breakfast.

Transfer by an A/C vehicle to Alexandria. Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 18: Alexandria Archeological Tour

Breakfast. Start the tour visiting the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. You will also drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo stop, (it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century) .

Next stop is 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.
You will visit the library’s manuscripts museum, president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum.

The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which 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 at 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.
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 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.

On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, built by Alexander the great, then travel in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 19: Cairo Food Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour.
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.

Our food tours in Cairo are the perfect tour for those who want to organizes specialty food and beverage tours for all visitors to Egypt especially food lovers all over the world, currently we are organizing three tours; we also can custom your food adventure tour any where in Egypt.experience the local Egyptian culture, to eat at the places that only locals visit and to discover great historical sights that very few people get to see.
During this tour you will also enjoy taking photographs while learning more about photography and building your own portfolio of amazing Cairo photographs.

Cairo is at its magical in the evening hours, but capturing the iconic skyline and its glittering illuminations can be a challenge for amateur photographers. This tour offers the perfect introduction to night photography, with a professional tour guide on-hand to guide you to the best viewpoints, help you hone your photography skills, and ensure you snap some winning shots.

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.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 20: 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:

7 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
7 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included)
1 Night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Hurghada on bed and breakfast basis
1 Nights hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & the Sphinx
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Sakkara & Dahshour
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Citadel & Old Cairo
1 Day tour in Alexandria
1 Day tour in Al Alamein visiting the War Museum of Alamein
1 Day tour in Rosetta visiting a lot of Islamic monuments
All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle
English speaking expert guide
All your visits include entrance fees
Entrance fees to The Royal Mummies halls & King Tutankhamun’s Tomb.
Our prices include all taxes and services
Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Hurghada/ Cairo

Excludes:

Visa Entry for Egypt.
International Flights
Personal items.
Tipping.
Any other items not mentioned.
Any Optional tours.
Drinks during meals.

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Visa Upon Arrival ( 35 $ )
Pyramid View Room Per Night (30 $)
Travel Insurance (100 $)
Sound & Light Show at Pyramids (35 $)
Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show (55 $)
Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat (25 $)
Lunch Per Day (Traditional or modern Egyptian) (10 $)
Nubian Village Trip (35 $)
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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 or 5 stars are always recommended as 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. 

 

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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.

 

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  • 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

 

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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