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, Coptic Cairo, and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo before heading south to Luxor. See Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.

Then transfer by car to Hurghada to enjoy an entertaining and relaxing 4 days. Also visit the most famous attractions in Alexandria before heading to visit the War Museum of Alamein then enjoy the rural life in Rosetta.


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 2400 $ 2500 $ 3000 $
Solo traveler 3600 $ 4000 $ 4400 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 3000 $ 3300 $ 3700 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo traveler 4300 $ 4500 $ 4700 $

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 5700 $ 6500 $
Solo traveler 7700 $ 8200 $

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 7700 $ 8200 $
Solo traveler 9700 $ 10200 $

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 – Camel Ride

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. Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx. Back to the hotel.

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: 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 West Bank Tour – Valley of The Queens

Breakfast on board. Visit the West Bank, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties. King Tut’s tomb is with extra ticket.

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 a chance to visit the magnificent colorful tomb of queen Nefertari (Extra Ticket)

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 – Nubian Village

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Start you tour visiting: 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.

Then sail on the nile 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.

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.

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 – Alexandria

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

Day 17: Alexandria Tour

Breakfast. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court and free museums.

Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey. 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 the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.

You can then stop for lunch (Optional) before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel.

Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price – no profit to us.

Transfer to your hotel. Check in & overnight in Alexandria.

Day 18: Al Alamein Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel, start full day visit to Al Alamein.

Learn about Rommel, the Desert Fox, and other figures of WWII who fought in Egypt, Drive for 1 hour to Alamein to visit the War Museum of Alamein, which includes the old weapons, tanks, flights, and bikes used in the World War. Also the descriptions actions of Montgomery, Rommel and the others participated in the battle are all on display.

Then you will continue your way to the West of Al Alamein a beautiful town overlooking the Mediterranean sea to visit the World War Cemeteries where you will see the citadel looks like cemeteries is the final resting place for Common wealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers. Explore the cemetery of common wealth, Italian cemetery and German Cemetery.

Travel in comfort back to your hotel in Alexandria. Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 19: Rosetta Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel then transfer to visit Rosetta.

Driving for 60 km To see the simple life of Rosetta and start your Over day to Rosetta from Alexandria.

Upon your arrival you will take a motor boat in the Nile where you will see the meeting point of the Nile and the Mediterranean and see the castle where Rosetta stone was found, It was discovered in 1799.

After that you will see a lot of Islamic monuments, Travel in comfort back to your hotel, Rosetta has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you. Transfer in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 20: Cairo – Departure

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

Includes

5 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
3 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
Our prices include all taxes and services
Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Hurghada/ Alexandria

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 $ )
Mummy room in Egyptian museum ( 20 $ )
Travel Insurance (100 $)
Sound & Light Show at Pyramids (35 $)
Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show (55 $)
Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat (30 $)
Hot Air Ballooning (120 $)
Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple (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. 

 

  • 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.

 

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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