12 Days Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Oases

12 Days Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Oases

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

2 nights in Cairo

1 night on sleeper train

1 night in Aswan

3 nights on 5 star superior Cruise

1 night in Kharga camping for 01 night

1 night in Dakhla

1 night in Dakhla camping

1 night in White Desert camping

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 5 stars: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel, Steigenberger Pyramids - Ramses Hilton- Nile cruises: MS Amarco, Ms Semiramis , MS World, MS Domina Prestige Emilio, MS Radamis 2, MS Nile Dolphin & MS Esadora-  Helnan Hotel  , Aswan.

Accommodation Plan Luxury: Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo or Mena House-Blue Shadow, MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Goddess, Sonesta Cruises, MS Nile Premium, MS Jaz Legacy,  MS Crown Jubile - Mövenpick Aswan Resort  - Sofitel Legend Old Cataract 50$ extra per person per night.

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 1800 $ 1850 $ 1900 $
Solo traveler 2700 $ 2775 $ 2850 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 2160 $ 2220 $ 2280 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 3240 $ 3330 $ 3420 $
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 2350 $ 2820 $
Solo traveller 3525 $ 4230 $


Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s

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: Cairo Sightseeing - Train to Aswan

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant.

Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen.

Later transfer to Giza train station taking sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan about 14 hours. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board - overnight inside your compartment. (There is another option with domestic flight upon your request)


Day 3: Aswan Optional Tour to Abu Simbel

You will be met at Aswan station, then transferred to your hotel, Optional to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel Temples, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II approximately in the 13th century BC, as a last monument to himself and his Queen Nefertari. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast


Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Then you will be picked up from hotel at 10:00 AM and then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise before Lunch at 11:00 a.m, then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae Temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Sail to Luxor – have a breakfast on board then visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi Memnon. Lunch on board. PM tour to visit the Karnak complex and Luxor Temple at the East Bank of the Nile River in Luxor and then drive back to the cruise ship. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Baris Oasis

Breakfast on board Nile cruise in Luxor followed by disembarkation at 08:00 AM and then transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle to Baris Oais about 5 hours driving, visiting Dush Temple and spend the first night camping in the Western Desert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8: Kharga Oasis - Dakhla Oasis

After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum.

After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. We drive on, to Dakhla, where we spend the night at an Oasis style hut with reed huts, communal showers and basic facilities. Overnight in Dakhla.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 9: Dakhla - Camel ride at the Desert

After breakfast, head to the fabulous medieval mud-brick town of Al Qasr, exploring the timeless streets, seeing the old school, an ancient olive press and the granary.

We also enjoy a trip to the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqah from outside and the Roman Temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings. We return for lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing at hot spring while waiting for the heat of the day to pass. In the late afternoon we set off on camels, riding through a desolate windswept landscape to the base of a Great escarpment. Camel ride for about 10 km. Overnight camping in the desert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 10: Farafra Oasis - White Desert

North of Dakhla is Farafra Oasis where we have time to visit Badr Museum and enjoy a swim at the natural sulphur spring at Bir Setah.

A little further on we enter the White Desert, a spectacular region of wind-eroded limestone formations. The continual erosion has left a layer of fine white dust on the desert sands, hence the name ‘white desert’.

We enjoy a sunset walk in this surreal landscape and spend the night camping under the stars. Note it can be very cold in the winter months (Oct-Mar) so make sure you are well rugged up if you are travelling at this time. Overnight camping in the
White Desert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 11: Bahariya Oasis - Cairo

After breakfast, transfer to visit the Crystal Mountain and the Black Desert. Upon arrival in Bahariya, enjoy local tour to the hill top ruins ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, Temple of Ain Meffetla. After that transfer to Cairo from Bahariya about 4 hours drive. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 12: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast with free time at your hotel before checking out at 12:00 PM, then you will be picked you up by our representative to transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast


Included:

Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train on half board basis
Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including breakfast
Accommodation for 3 nights on 5 star superior Cruise on full basis
Accommodation for 1 night in Kharga camping for 01 night on full board
Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla on half board basis
Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla camping on full board basis
Accommodation for 1 night in White Desert camping on full board basis
Camping equipments like sleeping bags, camel blankets, tents
All transfers to / from airport, station & hotels by an A/C vehicle
Transfer from Luxor to Kharga & from Bahariya to Cairo by an A/C vehicle
All Transfers from Kharga to Bahariya by 4x4 car
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
Camel riding in Dakhla for about 10 km.
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
Lunch during sightseeing tours in Cairo and Oases
English speaking guide during your trips


Excluded:

Visa; We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request
International Flights
Personal items
Tipping

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    Hotel Rating in Egypt:

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in the USA or Europe, so our Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt - some 5 stars hotels in Egypt seem like 3 or 4 stars. Of course The 3*  & 4 * hotels aren’t recommended at all as we receive many complaints from our guests about them.

 

  • 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.

     

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. 


 


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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.

 

 

  • 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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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.

 

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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!

 

  • 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.

 

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Office number GMT +2 (9 am till 10 pm): 002034257705

 

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                                   We promise you the tour of your lifetime in Egypt.                     
Mohamed Yousef
Chairman Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

Child Car Seat ( 10$ )

Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

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$ )

Upgrade to Domestic flight + 1 Night at 5 star Hotel instead of sleeper train ( 150$ )

Travel Insurance ( 25$ )

Pyramid View Room ( 30$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

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