Discover King Tut, Valley of Queens & Cairo's Best Kept Secrets

Discover King Tut, Valley of Queens & Cairo's Best Kept Secrets

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

On this 9-days tour see the highlights of Egypt.Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, before heading south to Aswan. See the Philae temple & Nubian Village, Then move to Luxor to visit Luxor Museum, Luxor temple & Karnak temple in the East bank, See Hatshepsut Temple, the Valley of the Kings & Queens and enjoy visiting King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside. Then fly back to Cairo to see and hear about all Cairo's best kept secrets and also enjoy day trip to Alexandria to visit Alexandria Library & the Site of the Lighthouse then before your final departure treat your taste buds with delicious local cuisine and enjoy the richness of the Egyptian culture.

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.

Tour Prices:


Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids - Steigenberger - Ramses Hilton.

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara


3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room 1405 $ 1430 $ 1580 $
Solo traveler 1955 $ 1990 $ 2060 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 1735 $ 1765 $ 1980 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 2330 $ 2370 $ 2445 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Fairmont Nile City Cairo - Kempinski Nile.

Luxor: Hilton-Jolie Ville - Sonesta St. George.

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 2410 $ 3030 $
Solo traveller 3220 $ 3720 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Marriott Mena House – The Nile Ritz-Carlton- Four Seasons - Fairmont Nile Premium.

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises - Sonesta Cruises - Le Fayan - Ms Farah -MS Amarco suites Only.

All year round Christmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room 3510 $ 3910 $
Solo traveller 4600 $ 5000 $


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: Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Civilization Museum– Mummies Experience

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is the only museum in Egypt which offers a general overview of all the all different historical periods of Egypt. It has more than 50,000 artefacts, presenting Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day.

The Royal Mummies Hall inside The Egyptian Civilization Museum  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.

Then 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.

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: Cairo – Nile Cruise – Nubian Village

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Aswan. Arrival and transfer to visit the Philae temple. Then transfer 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.

Then transfer to the Cruise. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Disco party. Overnight in Edfu.


Day 4: Edfu – Luxor

Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Luxor.


Day 5: Luxor King Tut's Tomb - Valley of Kings & Queens

Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit Valley of the 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…

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

Then move to 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. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Afternoon Tea. Overnight in Luxor.


Day 6: Luxor / Cairo

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

Then transfer to visit Luxor Museum, This wonderful museum has a well-chosen and brilliantly displayed and explained collection of antiquities dating from the end of the Old Kingdom right through to the Mamluk period, mostly gathered from the Theban temples and necropolis.

Then move 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.

Then transfer to Luxor airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 7: Alexandria

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 where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. Our guide will explain the design of the library from outside, you will have a chance for some photo stops.

Note: 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.
overnight in Alexandria.


Day 8: Cairo's Best Kept Secrets

Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car.

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.

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.

Then You will be transferred by air conditioned van to old Cairo streets.

Let me plunge you into the beauty of the city and into a whirlwind of anecdotes, history, legends and intrigue.

During the hours we will spend together, all your senses will be in action. You will hear and learn a motley of amazing stories about Cairo and ride and walk through secret doors, Enjoy a wonderful walking Islamic Cairo and Al Moez street. El Moez Street in old Cairo stretches for almost 1km long quiet streets and alleys. I will take you in a beautiful incredible Cairo that you never ever dreamt of.

This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the less known must-see local spots: Old Market hidden gems, Old Cairo hidden galleries, Taverna’s local Cairo food only for locals no tourist know about it, and more
Finally our guide will accompany you to your hotel in Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.


Day 9: Departure

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


Includes

4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis
3 Nights on Cruise board (Aswan & Luxor) full board (Sightseeing are included)
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & Sphinx
1 Day tour in Alexandria
All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan
All your tours and excursions are with an A/C vehicle
The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
Expert tour guide
All your visits include entrance fees
Our prices include all taxes and services
Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Aswan & Luxor / Cairo
Transfer by an A/C vehicle: Cairo / Alex / Cairo


Excludes

Visa Entry for Egypt. (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
International Flights
Personal items.
Tipping.
Any other items not mentioned.
Any Optional tours.
Drinks during meals.

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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:

    - 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.

    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.

     

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

 

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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?

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  • 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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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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Looking for private tours? We offer those. Looking to join a group and get a discounted rate? We do that too!

 

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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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Mohamed Yousef
Chairman Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

Private guide on board for your Nile cruise ( 70$ )

Desert Safari by Quad Bike around the Pyramids ( 80$ )

Inside The Great Pyramid ( 30$ )

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat ( 30$ )

Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show ( 55$ )

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids ( 55$ )

Travel Insurance ( 25$ )

Pyramid View Room ( 30$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

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