14 Days Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel

14 Days Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

14 Days Cairo, Alexandria, Alamein, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel (Archaeology Lovers)

Abydos & Dendera Temples

Edfu & Kom Ombo

Trip to  Abu Simbel

Alexandria, Rosetta & Alamein Trip

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 1800 $ 1850 $ 2100 $
Solo traveler 2300 $ 2350 $ 2450 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 1950 $ 2000 $ 2300 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 2500 $ 2600 $ 2700 $
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 3700 $ 4300 $
Solo traveller 5000 $ 5600 $
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.

All year round Christmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room 5300 $ 6100 $
Solo traveller 7800 $ 8300 $


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: Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur

Breakfast. Start your tour to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, visit the Valley Temple of the pyramids & many outstanding photo stops.

Move to visit Sakkara, Memphis, and Dahshur, First of all you will visit Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Sakkara which dating back to 2600 BC under the 3rd Dynasty, it’s considered the oldest stone structure and it was built for the king Djoser. In the same area is located Imhotep temple and Mastaba of Ti.

Proceed to visit Memphis which was the Capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdome and the first Capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II at Memphis

On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid of Dashsur.

(Optional  ) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.

Overnight in Cairo.


Day 3: Museums & Khan El Khalili Tour

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.

Then move to visit Manial Palace. After that move to Gayer Anderson Museum.

Then move to Khan El Khalili old Bazar 

Transfer back to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo.


Day 4: Luxor East Bank

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor.

Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by bus 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.

Then move to visit Luxor Museum. After that transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Luxor.


Day 5: Luxor West Bank

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. You will visit 3 tombs excluding Tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Move on to enjoy the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately from 1490 to 1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.

Then move to visit the tombs of the Nobles and the Ramasseum.

After that move to visit the Valley of the Queens.

You will stop by the Colossi of Memnon for about 15 minutes, and also at the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.


Day 6: Day Tour to Abydos & Dendera

Breakfast. 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 Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy.The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor .

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.


Day 7: Edfu, Kom Ombo - Aswan

Breakfast. Drive to Edfu, you will be transferred to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.

According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.

Then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: “Haroeris” with his falcon head and ” Sobek ” with his crocodile head.

The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also, Kom Ombo’s importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.

Then move to your hotel in Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.


Day 8: Abu Simbel

Breakfast. 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.
Overnight in Aswan.


Day 9: High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk

Breakfast. Start your tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile.

Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of Al Deir El-Bahari temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen
Nefertiti.

Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of goddess Isis the
chief deity of the island.

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Aswan.


Day 10: Aswan - Cairo

Breakfast. Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

(Optional  ) Dinner on Cruise on Nile while watching Egyptian folk show.


Day 11: Alexandria Trip (Archaeological)

Breakfast. Pickup from your hotel, Travel to Alexandria, First visit the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. You will also drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo stop, (it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century) .

Next stop is 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.

You will visit the library famous Manuscripts Museum, president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum.

Note: To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket.

The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.

Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb,  It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.

Optional lunch at at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.

The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.

Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue  to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.

The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria. The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will 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 walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.

On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, built by Alexander the great, then travel in comfort back to your hotel.

Overnight in Alexandria.


Day 12: Day trip to Rosetta

Breakfast. Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel.

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

Overnight in Alexandria.


Day 13: Alamain Trip

Breakfast. Move to visit Alamain. 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 Alamain, 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 Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.


Day 14: Cairo- Departure

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


Includes:

5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Luxor on Bed & Breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Aswan on Bed & Breakfast basis
2 Nights hotel accommodation in Alexandria on Bed & Breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Giza Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Museums & Khan El Khalili
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The East Bank
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The West Bank
1 Day tour visiting Abydos & Dendera
1 Day tour visiting Edfu & Kom Ombo
1 Day tour visiting Abu Simbel
1 Day tour in Aswan visiting Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
1 Day tours to Rosetta, Alexandria, Alamein.
Pickup and drop off services
All transfers by modern AC Car
Expert Egyptology English speaking tour guide
All entry fees to all the mentioned sites
Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor - Aswan / Cairo.
All taxes and charges


Excludes:

Visa Entry for Egypt.(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.

 

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

 


  • 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

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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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  • 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.

 

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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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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

 

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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.

 

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We offer accessible holidays for travelers with disabilities.

 

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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.

 

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Mohamed Yousef
Chairman Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

Camel Ride ( 15$ )

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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