Schedule:

Everyday


Tour Highlights:

5 Nights in Cairo 1 Night in Luxor 2 Nights camping in the desert 2 Nights in sleeping train


Hotels / Nile Cruise:

Accommodation Plan 5 stars: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel - Steigenberger Nile Palace - Mercure Luxor Karnak - Sonesta St. George Hotel, Luxor
Accommodation Plan Luxury: Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo or Mena House-Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island, Luxor – Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor at 50$ extra per person per night.


Tour Prices:
  3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room 1185 $ 1215 $ 1275 $
Solo traveler 1660 $ 1705 $ 1785 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 1305 $ 1340 $ 1405 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo traveler 1830 $ 1880 $ 1965 $

Luxury

  All year round Christmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room 1675 $ 2010 $
Solo traveler 2345 $ 2815 $

Day 1: Arrival to 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: Giza Pyramids / Egyptian Museum

Breakfast. Start your day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.
Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.

Visit the Great Pyramids Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built.

Next is a close-up look at Sphinx a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. Back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis – Sleeping train

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel then transfer 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.
Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Luxor. Dinner on the train. Overnight Sleeper train to Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor East Bank Tour

Breakfast on the train. Arrival to Luxor and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Start your day tour ,after picking you up from the hotel, to the east bank of Luxor where you will be accompanied by Private English Egyptologist guide to visit the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom.

Then move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years.

It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Luxor West Bank – Sleeping train

Breakfast.

(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

Start your day tour visit The West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Colossal of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple) Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Western bank. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Transfer to the train station for your overnight sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner on the train. Overnight Sleeper Train.

Note: We don’t recommend it, it takes15 to 18 hours. We recommend that you upgrade and take a domestic flight which allows you to travel in comfort and gives you an extra night in a 5 star hotel.

Day 6: Cairo

Breakfast on the train. Arrival to Cairo then transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 7: Cairo – El Bahariya Oasis

Transfer by car from Cairo to El Bahariya Oasis (385km/ 4 hours) check – in and local tour until sunset. Hot spring and. Dinner. Overnight camping.

Day 8: White Desert

Breakfast and departure on a half asphalt / half of road day trip to black white desert by land Cruiser, including lunch – picnic. Sunset at the white desert and Dinner. Overnight camping in the white desert.

Day 9: El Bahariya Oasis – Cairo

Breakfast, back to the El Bahariya Oasis then visit the antiquities of EL Bahariya Oasis, Greek Roman mummies at the antiquities office, Greek Roman cemetery from valley of mummies temple of Alexander the Great, Pharonic Temple “Ain El Maftella” (26th Dynasty), Pharonic Thumb “Banatiu” (26th Dynasty) & back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 10: Cairo free day

Breakfast. Free day.

(Optional) Transfer to Alexandria by an A/C car, arrive and transfer to the hotel. Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. 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.

Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.

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.

Back to Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 11: Final Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred Airport for final departure

Includes:

5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
1 Night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis.
2 Nights camping in the desert full board.
2 Nights in sleeping train on half board basis.
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Egyptian Museum, Pyramids.
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting East Bank.
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting West Bank.
All transfers.
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.

Excludes:

International Airfare.
Egypt entry visa. (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)
Drinks and any personal expenses.
Tipping Kitty.

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Visa Upon Arrival ( 35 $ )
Pyramid View Room Per Night (30 $)
Alexandria Day Trip (75 $)
Travel Insurance (25 $)
Upgrade to Domestic flight + 1 Night at 5 star Hotel instead of sleeper train (120 $)
Sound & Light Show at Pyramids (35 $)
Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show (55 $)
Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat (30 $)
Camel Ride (15 $)
Lunch Per Day (Traditional or modern Egyptian) (15 $)
Castle of Salah El Dien , Mohamed Aly Mosque & Old Cairo Tour (40 $)
Coptic& Islamic Cairo Tour (60 $)
Hot Air Ballooning (120 $)
Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple (35 $)
Child Car Seat (50 $)
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    • Hotel Rating in Egypt:

     

    Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so 5* hotels are always recommended. The 3*  & 4 * hotels aren’t recommended as we receive complaints from our guests 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 120$ 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

    Cruise schedules may change due to some sailing reasons. We guarantee that you will do all the mentioned sights, but the order may vary.

     

    • Visa:

    We provide you with your visa upon arrival, at 35 $ per person.

     

     

    • Payment policy

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

     

    • Cancellation policy

    We will always seek to refund you, should your circumstances cause you to have to cancel your holiday. Instead of cancellation, you can also choose to simply delay and book new dates.

    1- In case of cancellation more than 30 days before the date of the tour you will get your full refund; unless your package included non refundable flights.
    2- If less than 30 days, we will check with the hotel and the cruise to see how much they will charge us and inform you of the deduction we will be forced to charge you.

     

     

    • 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
    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. These are the circumstances for all tourists to Egypt with all companies. We will sell you the tickets at cost price, with no profit to ourselves should you wish to purchase any.

     

     

    • Facebook & Youtube

    You can see more about our activities, tour guides, vehicles & daily tours in our

    Very active facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Ramasside

    Also our YouTube channel; https://www.youtube.com/c/ramassidegroup

     

     

    • Domestic Flights:

    Some of the domestic flights to Sharm  El Shiekh or Hurghada are indirect flights.

     

     

    • Alexandria Trip

    Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and 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 or cash.

 

  • 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

Ramasside Tours Group has earned a Trip Advisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence and also the last five 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 : 002 0100 434 4054 – 002 012 7497 3252 – 002 0122 5548 685

Cell/whatsapp : 002 0100 575 9364 – 002 0100 330 4715

Office number GMT +2 (9 am till 5pm): 00203 424 3871

 

  • 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