17 Days Splendors of Ancient Egypt

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17 Days Splendors of Ancient Egypt



Tour Highlights:

Popular interest in Ancient Egypt is often limited to pyramids and mummies. There is so much more to this wonderful land. Exploring outstanding archaeological sites alongside our Egyptologists, you will gain unmatched insight into the culture of ancient Egypt and discover the profound influence it has had on the West.

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 - Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan - Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

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 3980 $ 4180 $ 4380 $
Solo traveler 5360 $ 5860 $ 6860 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 4690 $ 4890 $ 5190 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 6220 $ 6820 $ 7920 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski - Fairmont Cairo - Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton - 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 5230 $ 6340 $
Solo traveller 7960 $ 8460 $


We arrive in Cairo and transfer to our hotel.



In the morning we tour Sakkara’s museum and visit the Step Pyramid complex of Djoser.



Today we visit one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Giza and the phenomenal monolith, the Sphinx.


DAY 4 Greand Egyptian Museum

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting The Grand Egyptian Musuem . Arrive at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) Complex early in the morning. Start your day by exploring the exterior gardens surrounding the museum. Take in the scenic views and appreciate the architectural beauty of the building. Spend some time in the commercial area, where you can shop for souvenirs and enjoy a quick breakfast or coffee at one of the cafes. Enter the Grand Hall, the main entrance area of the museum.

Admire the grandeur of the hall and take in the informative displays and exhibits that provide an overview of the museum's history and significance. Engage with any interactive activities or presentations available in the Grand Hall to enhance your understanding of Egypt's rich cultural heritage. Afternoon:. Join a guided tour of the limited-access areas of the museum. Follow the knowledgeable guide as they provide insights into the museum's layout, design, and preparations for the official opening.

Late Afternoon. Before leaving, make sure to revisit the commercial area for any last-minute shopping or souvenir purchases. Take a final stroll through the exterior gardens, capturing any remaining photo opportunities and cherishing the serene ambiance. Remember, this itinerary is designed for the current limited-access tours available before the official opening. Stay updated with official announcements to learn about the full opening date and the opportunity to explore the complete interior spaces of the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Trial phase Tour, includes:

Hanging Obelisk  

Ramses II Statue  

10 Statues of Senusert 

Grand staircase 

Ptolemaic King and queen 

Victory columns 

Royal Regalia 

Grand Atrium and Gift shop 

Commercial Boulevard

Travel back to your hotel in Cairo

Overnight in Cairo.


Located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur, the Red Pyramid is the last of Snefru’s buildings and the third largest pyramid in Egypt. Here, we marvel at their development following their creation at Sakkara. Next, we are granted exclusive permission to Abusir, where most of the 5th Dynasty Pharaohs built their pyramids.



Begin the day with a morning flight to Luxor, we visit the Karnak temple complex. We also stop at Luxor Musuem which contains various antiquities.


DAY 7 LUXOR Valley of the Kings and Queens - Temple of Queen Hatsheput

We cross the Nile to explore the Valley of the Kings and Queens, which is home to the tomb of Tutankhamun. After spending some time here, we go to the Temple of Queen Hatsheput – who was once the 5th Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Egypt at Deir el-Bahri. Located on the west bank of the Nile, this complex mortuary of temples and tombs in the necropolis of Thebes, is a truly spectacular monument steeped in captivating history.


DAY 8 LUXOR Tombs of the Nobles

Returning to the west bank of the Nile, we discover the tombs of the Nobles, many of which are dedicated to the likes of governors and administrators. Next, we visit the village of artisans, Deir el-Medina.


DAY 9 DENDERA - Abydos

Today, we tour one of the oldest cities in ancient Egypt, Abydos. Here we view the Temple of Seti I and the famous List of Kings inscription. Following lunch, we make a stop at the visually impressive Temple of Hathor.


DAY 10 RAMASSEUM - Nile Cruise Ship

We begin with a visit to the Ramesseum and this afternoon, we board the Nile Cruise to enjoy a late excursion to the Temple of Luxor.


DAY 11 ON THE NILE- Nile Cruise Ship

We spend the morning at leisure, enjoy lunch and partake in an afternoon lecture as we sail to Edfu. Known for its Ptolemaic temple and ancient settlement, there will be time to explore the enigmatic city of Edfu tomorrow.


DAY 12 EDFU - Nile Cruise Ship

We start our day at the Temple of Edfu, an incredibly well-preserved Temple of the falcon god, Horus. After lunch on-board, we visit Kom Ombo. This agricultural town, often called the Acropolis of Egypt, is equally dedicated to two gods – Horus and Sobek. This evening, we enjoy dinner and a lecture from our expert scholar on the MS Farah.


DAY 13 ASWAN - Temple of Isis, Philae

Today we sail to Aswan, a city in the south of Egypt, to tour the quarry where an unfinished obelisk remains suspended in stone. We will also view the High Dam, which is built across the Nile. We end the day’s tours with a viewing of Philae – a Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess, Isis.



We leave the Nile Cruise and transfer to Aswan’s Hotel. Our first stop today is the Kalabsha which was built on the site of a sanctuary that was founded by Amenhotep II, the 7th Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. In the afternoon, we visit the fantastic Museum of Nubian Civilization where we will gain a greater insight into the culture, history and archaeology of the area. We end the day with a special farewell dinner.



After an early flight to Abu Simel, we visit the unique rock temples dedicated to Ramesses II and his favorite queen, Nefetari. This iconic temple was built to honor the royal pair. We fly back to Cairo this afternoon.


DAY 16 Alexandria - Ancient light House- Alexandria Library

Travel To Alexandria to visit Ancient light House site one of the seven wonders of ancient World- Alexandria Library - Catacomb of Kom Elshokafa and pompy's Pillar


Day 17

We fly home



Hotels accommodation in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Nile Cruise accommodation Full board.
Day tours including entrances fees.
Pickup and drop off services.
All transfers by modern AC Car.
Expert Egyptology Guide
All entry fees to all the mentioned sites.
Domestic flights.
All taxes and charges.



Visa Entry for Egypt.(We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)
International Flights.
Personal items.

    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.

High standard hotels

To ensure you enjoy the quality of accommodation on your trip, we created a list of Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotels for clients who would normally stay in western 5 star hotels. We only recommend the Luxury or Ultimate Luxury options when staying in Egypt if you want a hotel that is recognised as 4-5 star in USA/ EU/UK etc


  • 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. 

Domestic Flight Upgrade to Business Class

Special Offer: For just an additional 50$ per person, you can enjoy all the premium facilities and amenities that Business Class has to offer. From extra legroom and spacious seats to delectable cuisine and premium entertainment.

Upgrade to a Luxury Van for More Comfortable Travels

Upgrade to a luxury van for a more comfortable travel experience. Our spacious and well-equipped vans come with features like ample legroom, air conditioning, and refreshments, making your journey much more enjoyable. Plus, you'll have more storage space for luggage and other belongings, keeping everything organized and easily accessible.

Not only will you be comfortable during your journey, but you'll also arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore.

  • 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. 

     During High-seasons and last minute bookings some flight tickets get very expensive without prior notice so extra charges may apply.

    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.

  • Payment policy

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


  • Tour and Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.The prices quoted per person and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Our tours are occasionally organized as semi-private, shared small tours. Upon request, we can arrange for a fully private VIP tour.


With Ramasside You can visit the Great pyramids with the most famous archaeologist in the world – Dr. Zahi Hawass.

The VIP Tour with Dr Zahi offers private entrances to the entire Giza pyramid complex. You will stand between the paws of the Great Sphinx and gain exclusive access to the places closed to the public!

Dr. Zahi Hawass: "No one can tour Egypt like this. Except for you – when you come and join me” For more details just send us a request and we will send you all details.

Optional professional photographer

You can request one of our professional photographers to join you at the pyramids or any trip you would like.Our professional studio photographers capture your best angles and expressions in best locations at a location of your choice.  at an extra 75$ per day.

  • 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. 


  • Facebook

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.



  • 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.

For your info:

High seasons dates

Christmas date 15 Dec to 7 Jan

Easter date 20 March to 20 April

Midterm School holiday 20 OCT to 31 OCT

Hotel check in time    14.00 PM 

Hotel check out time 12.00 PM 

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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:

Tut Anck Amon Tomb Visit ( 30$ )

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

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

Inside The Great Pyramid ( 30$ )

Wheelchair ( 20$ )

Nubian Village Trip ( 40$ )

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

Camel Ride ( 15$ )

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

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids ( 65$ )

Travel Insurance ( 35$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

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