Pyramids, Abu Simbel & Nile Cruise 8 Days

Pyramids, Abu Simbel & Nile Cruise 8 Days

Schedule:

Fri, Sat, Tue, Wed

Tour Highlights:

See the best of Egypt in 8 Days travel package, Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo before heading south to Abu Simbel and embark on a nile cuise from Aswan to Luxor.

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.

Season's prices:

Plan A
May-Sept Oct -April
Solo 1900 $ 2200 $
Double 1250 $ 1450 $

Accommodation Plan A:

Helnan Aswan Hotel

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa or Le Passage Hotel and Casino

Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise or or MS Nile Goddess Nile Cruise or MS Amwaj or MS Blue Shadow or MS Nile Premium

Plan B
May-Sept Oct -April
Solo 2250 $ 2450 $
Double 1510 $ 1650 $

Accommodation plan B:

Mayfair Nile Cruise or Sonesta St. George Nile Cruise

Movenpick Resort Aswan

Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino or Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo


Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink


Day 2: Pyramids / Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3: Fly to Aswan - Aswan sightseeing

Early transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan where you will be met and assisted by a Ramasside Tours representative, who will then transfer you to visit the famous High Dam, majestic Philae temple of devotion to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the massive Unfinished Obelisk, still resting on its side in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt. Then, back to the Hotel and overnight in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 4: Abu Simble Group Tour

Ramasside Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan by a modern air-conditioned coach to enjoy a small group tour to Abu Simbel. The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom.

The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and to Ramsses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramssess II.The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also Called Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor and the Sun God together as one. Later on, you will be escorted back from Abu Simbel to your Cruise in Aswan for embarkation .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

After breakfast on board, you’ll sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. You’ll have your lunch back on board the ship and sail on to Edfu, where you’ll stop to visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. Reboard the ship for afternoon tea and a leisurely ride to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

In the early morning, enjoy a relaxed breakfast on board as you sail to Luxor. You’ll then set out to visit the West Bank of Luxor, take an excursion to the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BCE at Deir El-Bahari. You’ll proceed to the towering Colossi of Memnon, and then back to the Nile cruise ship and have lunch aboard. As the ship makes its way up the Nile, you’ll enjoy afternoon tea. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Day 7: Disembarkation- Fly back to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the cruise before disembarkation, and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to the ancient Karnak and Luxor temples along the east bank of Luxor then transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo where we will meet you then transfer to your hotel .

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8:Final Departure - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Meals: Breakfast


Included:

Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo
Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including daily breakfast
Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board
All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Tours)
All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Ramasside Tours group
Local English-speaking tour guide during your trips
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
Meals at hotel, Nile cruise and during your tours as mentioned in the itinerary
Bottled water during the trip
Portage when needed
30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
All service charges and taxes


Excluded:

International Airfare
Entry visa to Egypt
Any optional tours
Personal spendings
Tipping

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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.

     

  • Payment policy

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

 

  • 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.

 
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  • All Methods of Secure Payment

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, Mastercard, Easy wire transfer & Bitcoin.

 

  • 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 on youtube to 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 : 00201005759364 – 00201003304715

Cell/ whatsapp :00201159220099

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 Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

Aswan Sound and Light Show at Philae temples ( 55$ )

Tut Anck Amon Tomb Visit ( 30$ )

Inside The Great Pyramid ( 30$ )

Nubian Village Trip ( 40$ )

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Abu Simbel Trip ( 140$ )

Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

Horse and Carriage Ride ( 35$ )

Camel Ride ( 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$ )

Total 0 $

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