9 Days Signature Egypt: Nubia & the Nile (Ultimate Luxury)

9 Days Signature Egypt: Nubia & the Nile (Ultimate Luxury)

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Tour Highlights:

Special Offer: Internal Air included in the price* PRIVATE TOUR

*Ride a camel past the pyramids at Giza, Internal Air included in the price,  Cruise the Nile aboard Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV,' visit the Nubian village and Abu Simble Temples and other fascinating destinations.

Embark on a three-night Nile River cruise aboard award-winning Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’

Avoid crowds and other ships with private Nile docking facilities in Luxor and Aswan

In Aswan, cross the Nile to visit a traditional Nubian village and meet a local family

Explore the temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari in Abu Simbel

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.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV' / Oberoi Nile Cruises

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

All year round Christmas& Easter
DBL or TRPL Room 5400 $ 5900 $
Solo traveller 6900 $ 7300 $


9 Days Signature Egypt: Nubia & the Nile (Ultimate Luxury)


DAY 1
ARRIVE CAIRO, EGYPT

Arrive in Cairo, where you are met Ramasside's Tour manager (visa is included) and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, depart with your Egyptologist for an afternoon visit to the Giza Plateau, site of the ancient pyramids of Mycerinus, Chefren and the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Explore the interior of one of these legendary pyramids. Ride Like a Local on camel back, continuing on to explore the funerary boat exhibit of the Solar Boat Museum. Then, view the Great Sphinx, the ancient world’s largest monumental sculpture, carved from a single ridge of limestone.
Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area included.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
Meals: Lunch

 

DAY 2
CAIRO | ECHOES OF THE PHARAOHS

Take in the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, exploring treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun and the mummified remains of Ramses II. After lunch, explore the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, among the finest examples of early Mamluk architecture. Drive to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where tightly packed stalls display everything from spices and leather goods to jewelry and birds. Stroll down the main street of the old walled city of Cairo, seeing beautiful Islamic monuments and busy local markets.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

DAY 3
ASWAN | IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF NOBLES & MONKS

Fly to Aswan (internal flights included) and visit the Tombs of the Nobles by camel. The tombs mark the final resting places of powerful governors and priests who controlled commerce between Aswan and Nubia. Proceed to Saint Simeon's Monastery, one of Egypt’s best-preserved original Christian strongholds.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 4
ASWAN | NUBIAN TRADITIONS

Cruise across the Nile to visit a traditional Nubian village and meet a local family. Learn about their lifestyle and culture, gaining insights into enduring traditions spanning thousands of years.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 5
CRUISING THE NILE | TEMPLES OF RAMSES II & NEFERTARI

Fly to Abu Simbel, where you visit the twin temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari. In Aswan, board award-winning Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ your luxurious home for the next three nights. After lunch onboard, join your Egyptologist to explore a granite quarry that supplied the ancient Egyptians. Take in an enormous monolith known as the “Unfinished Obelisk,” a fine example of ancient Egyptian stonemasonry. Return to Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ for afternoon tea. Later this evening, enjoy cocktails and dinner aboard.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6
CRUISING THE NILE | MAJESTIC PHILAE & KOM OMBO

This morning, journey via motor launch to the island of Agilika. Here, visit Philae, a painstakingly transplanted and reconstructed temple originally dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. Return to Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ for a Chefs Table culinary experience exploring local ingredients. Disembark in Kom Ombo to visit a Greco-Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). Enjoy afternoon tea aboard as you sail for Edfu. Later, visit the beautifully preserved Temple of Horus (the falcon god). This evening, enjoy an Egyptian-themed costume party aboard.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 7
CRUISING THE NILE | KARNAK & THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS

Cruise to Luxor, disembarking to explore the temple and statues of the east bank beginning with a visit to the Temple of Luxor. At the Temple of Karnak, walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, taking in its expertly aligned columns. After lunch on board, explore the west bank of the Nile and the famous Valley of the Kings, the burial site of the Great Pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Discover the terraced funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Time permitting, visit the Valley of the Queens (Biban el-Harim). Return to Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ for a festive dinner celebrating your final night aboard.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 8
CAIRO | PYRAMIDS OF SAKKARA
Disembark Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ and fly to Cairo. Drive to Memphis, taking in an open-air museum and the giant statue of Ramses II. Continue to Sakkara, home to hundreds of tombs and 14 pyramids, including the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, the largest building of its time.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 9
DEPART CAIRO

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

  • INCLUDED WITH EVERY LUXURY TAILOR MADE JOURNEY

  • A Ready-to-book, Private Itinerary Designed for You
  • Sim card so you can use while in Egypt.
  • Domestic Flights
  • visa upon arrival included
  • complimentary camel ride
  • Luxury hotel accommodations as mentioned in our itinerary
  • Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities
  • English-Speaking Local Guides
  • Private Sightseeing
  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • Full Breakfast Daily
  • Entrance Fees and Taxes
  • 24/7 On-Call Support


Excluded

  • International Flights

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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. 


 


  • Payment policy

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. 

 

  • 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.

 
Experience of a Lifetime

We are not just selling tours; we provide you a real experience in Egypt: an experience of a lifetime.

 

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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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