20 Days Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria

20 Days Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

Covering most historical sites in Egypt starting from the great pyramids to valley of kings, 

Alexandria, Rosetta, Al Almein world War Sites, Aswan and Abu Simble 

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 NA $ NA $ 4500 $
Solo traveler NA $ NA $ 5500 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room NA $ NA $ 4800 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler NA $ NA $ 5800 $
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 6500 $ 6800 $
Solo traveller 7500 $ 7800 $


Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Cairo airport, our representative will meet you in the airport then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 2: Pyramids - Memphis - Sakkara

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx. You will enjoy a Camel Ride during the tour. Enter inside the third pyramid, the pyramid and Solar boat by the pyramids.

Transfer to visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser.

After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 3: Islamic & Coptic Cairo Tour – Felucca Ride

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the amazing Salah El Din Citadel where Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque stays, Then move to Ibn Tulun Mosque, the Museum of the great Gair Anderson and Old Cairo where you will discover the Roman fortress, the Hanging church, also called Al Moaallaka church, then to St. Sergius which sheltered the holy family. Enjoy a felucca ride in the Nile. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 4: Azhar and Islamic Sites Tour – Dinner Cruise

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel. Move to enjoy a visit to El Azhar, the first Islamic University. Then continue to Al Mouayyed Mosque, Bab Zuweila which was built under the supervision of Badr Al Dein Al Gamal. Cross the road to Al Hussein Mosque, and onto Beit El Sehimy the unique Islamic house. Continue walking to Al Hakam Mosque one of the Fatimide Mosques, then to Bab al Fetouh and Bab Al Nasr which were built under the supervision of Gawhar El Sakaly. Shopping tour in Khan el-Khalili bazaar, then back to the hotel.

Evening trip to enjoy you dinner onboard a Nile cruise for 2 hours including watching Egyptian folk shows. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise – Light Show at Karnak

Breakfast. Transfer to take the flight to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to the Cruise. Embarkation. Lunch on board.

Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Karnak temples. Overnight in Luxor.

Note: Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the Nile, the cruise itineraries and schedules may be updated. We assure that our clients will still see all what is on their itinerary but in a different order.

Overnight in Luxor.

Note: Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the Nile, the cruise itineraries and schedules may be updated. We assure that our clients will still see all what is on their itinerary but in a different order.


Day 6 : Luxor East Bank tour

Breakfast on board. Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed 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. Visit Luxor museum. Back to the cruise. Sail to Esna. Lunch on Board Dinner on board. Overnight in Esna.


Day 7: Esna – Edfu

Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Esna. Sail to Edfu; visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Disco Party. Overnight in Kom Ombo.


Day 8: Aswan Tour

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Start you tour visiting: The High Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser. The Philae temple Sail by motorboat to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Overnight in Aswan.


Day 9: Abu Simbel Tour – Kitchener’s Island - Agha Khan Mausoleum

Breakfast on board. Departure by an A/C vehicle to visit the Temples 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.

Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Lunch on board. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Games Party. Overnight in Aswan.


Day 10: Kom Ombo

Breakfast. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit The Temple of Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Sail to Edfu. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.


Day 11: Hot-air Balloon Ride - Luxor West Bank Tour

Breakfast on board.

Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.

The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather

Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties including King Tut’s tomb. The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. Lunch on Board. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board. Disco Party. Overnight in Luxor.


Day 12: Disembarkation – Dandara and Abydos

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation. Our guide will pick you up from the cruise in Luxor to discover the ancient sites. 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 Dandara to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dandara which is situated at the north of Luxor.

Departure by flight to Cairo, Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo


Day 13: Food Tour, Shopping Tour & Sound and Light show at Giza

Breakfast. Our representative will pick you up from your hotel. 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.

Our food tours in Cairo and Alexandria are the perfect tour for those who want to Cairo day tour organizes specialty food and beverage tours for all visitors to Egypt especially food lovers all over the world, currently we are organizing three tours; we also can custom your food adventure tour anywhere in Egypt experience the local Egyptian culture, to eat at the places that only locals visit and to discover great historical sites that very few people get to see.

Our food tours with our knowledge of Egypt’s most beautiful, hidden natural treasures make our tours among the most exciting in the Mediterranean. Our Egyptian food Cooking School and Trips offer unforgettable and amazing experiences in one of the oldest cultures and cuisines in the Mediterranean.

Move to start your shopping tour in old down town markets then move to El Ghorya market, a very typical Egyptian market in the pretty Fatimid Cairo. Walk in the wonderful Gamalia Street, near El Azhar mosque and Khan El Khalili.
Then proceed to Bab Zuwayla traditional area, Bab al Futah and Bab el Nasr. Your next stop is El Mosky, a very crowded Egyptian market that has everything.
El Mosky is known for its prices as the merchants in this market sell all the products with retail prices. At the end of your tour, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Move to Khan el Khalili, it’s the oldest and the Middle and most prestigious, Khan el-Khalili was built over the tombs of the Fatimid caliphs, Journey inside the Khan El Khalili, Khan el-Khalili features oriels overlooking the street, and many public water fountains from copper, and narrow alleys of the neighborhood and very crowded, there Bakhan many traders and many of the goods.
Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo.


Day 14: Alexandria - Ancient lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world

Breakfast. Our driver will pick you up from your hotel. Move to start your tour to Alexandria. Travel to Alexandria by an A/C vehicle. Arrival, meet your guide and start the tour with a visit the insides of the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit Pompay’s Pillar, it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century).

Then visit Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world we have now in same site castle of Qaitbey from inside.

Optional lunch at a modern Fish Restaurant.

Then visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abbo Elabbas Mosque, unknown soldier of Alexandria. Back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Alexandria


Day 15: Alexandria - Library of Alexandria

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel. Move to start your tour visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.

Move to visit the library of Alexandria the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books. The visit includes seeing the reading area.

Visit Royal gardens of king Farouk to watch the royal Palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, royal beaches of the queens; King Farouk is the last king in history of Egypt, the statue of Alexander the great. Move to visit the church of St. Mark the oldest church in Africa.

Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb.

Optional lunch at 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.

Drive along the Cornish 30 km to see the whole city of Alexandria from sea side including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater, stop over the famous bridge of Stanley modern land mark of modern Alexandria, visit the old down town of Alexandria and walk in the old city center of Alexandria to watch the real cold city of Alexandria which built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel. Overnight in Alexandria.


Day 16: Rosetta Tour

Breakfast. Our 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 17: El Alamein World War II Sites

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel, start full day visit to Alamain. You will get to visit the War Musum of Alamain, where you will see the story of the war, different weapons and outfits for soldiers of all participants forces. Then you get to visit the Commonwealth & German Cemeteries. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 18: Egyptian Museum – Cairo by Night Tour

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel, 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. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit inside the Mummies room.

Your Cairo by Night Tour will start at 7:00 pm. Our tour guide will pick you up from you hotel by air conditioned van he will; transfer you directly to downtown of Cairo where you can have a free Cairo walking tour in most famous areas in downtown where modern Malls and Clothes Shops.

After that you will move to visit El Tahrir Square that gained its Prominence from 25th January Revolution then have Ice cream and enjoy your walking Tours.

After that you will visit Cairo tower one of the modern highlight site in Egypt. Your tour guide will help you to take amazing photos in Cairo by night. Finally our guide will accompany you to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.


Day 19: Tour to the Cave Church of St. Simon

Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel.

Visit the Monastery of Saint Simon, also known as the Cave Church of Zabbaleen. It is located in the Mokattam Mountain, a short drive through the so called “Garbage City’ – a large population of garbage collectors or Zabbaleen that live there.

visit the Monastery of Saint Simon, also known as the Cave Church of Zabbaleen. It is located in the Mokattam Mountain, a short drive through the so called “Garbage City’ – a large population of garbage collectors or Zabbaleen that live there.

In the morning pick up from your hotel in Cairo and visit the Monastery of Saint Simon, also known as the Cave Church of Zabbaleen. It is located in the Mokattam Mountain, a short drive through the so called “Garbage City’ – a large population of garbage collectors or Zabbaleen that live there. Several churches have been built into the caves found in Mokattam, First we visit, Saint Simon the Tanner Hall and St. Mark’s Church.

This huge cave was discovered in the year 1974. It was full of hundreds of tons of stones even up to the ceiling of the cave (which is 17 meters high from the ground), and was later prepared to contain two storeys: 1. The upper storey is the St. Simon the Tanner Hall, with seating capacity of 2000 people for spiritual meetings. The walls are decorated with many wonderful pictures engraved on the rocks representing scenarios from the Bible. 2. The lower storey is St. Mark’s Church, which was named after St. Mark the first preacher in Egyptian heritage.

Then we continue and visit the Cathedral of Virgin Mary and St. Simon the Tanner. The church was constructed around in the form of quarter circle to accommodate a few thousands of people and it is the biggest church in the monastery. After the tour transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight in Cairo.


Day 20: Departure

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


Includes:

9 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
7 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing included).
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.
All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan & Luxor.
English speaking expert guide.
All your tours and excursions are by an A/C Vehicle.
All your visits include entrance fees.
Our prices include all taxes and services.
Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor / Cairo
Transfer by an A/C vehicle:
- Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan
- Cairo / Alex / Cairo


Excludes:

Visa Entry for Egypt.
International Flights
Personal items.
Tipping.
Any other items not mentioned.
Any Optional tours.
Drinks during meals.

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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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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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  • 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.

 

  • 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

 

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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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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.

 

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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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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:

Pyramid View Room ( 30$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

Travel Insurance ( 25$ )

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids ( 55$ )

Camel Ride ( 15$ )

Inside The Great Pyramid ( 30$ )

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

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

Tut Anck Amon Tomb Visit ( 30$ )

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