Pyramids & The Nile by Train 8 Days

Pyramids & The Nile by Train 8 Days

Schedule:

Saturday, Monday, Wednesday (Private Tour)

Tour Highlights:

Discover the captivating pharaonic history through an exciting tour that suits your financial conditions. Visit the Great Pyramids and see how great were the ancient Egyptians to build such gigantic pyramids. Heading down to Aswan by Egypt sleeper train to experience Nile cruise tour between Luxor and Aswan.

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.

Season's prices:

Plan A
May-Sept Oct -April
Solo 1589 $ 1845 $
Double 1039 $ 1145 $

Accommodation Plan (A):

Hilton Pyramids -Helnen Dream Land -Spa or Le Passage Hotel and Casino

MS Salacia - MS Radamis -MS Sara


Prices:

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

The price of Solo is valid for a solo traveler who is traveling alone


Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

Your tour manager from Ramasside Tours will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures), then he will escort you to your hotel in Cairo by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your private budget vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for your tours. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink


Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing - Train to Aswan

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo before checking out, then your personal tour guide will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus , famous Sphinx , and Valley temple facing the great statue. Have your Lunch at good quality local restaurant, then move to visit the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church. By the evening time you will be driven to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza train station to get the sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Upon your arrival at Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by Ramasside Tours representative who will transfer you to embark your Nile River boat. Enjoy Lunch on board, then you will be guided to visit the 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. Back to the cruise with Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

By the morning you will enjoy Sailing to Kom Ombo while getting breakfast on board. Arrive Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Back to your Nile boat to sail to Edfu with lunch on board, after that move to visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Enjoy an afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

In the early morning you will sail to Luxor with enjoying breakfast on board, then set out from your cruise to visit the West Bank of Luxor, 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 and Colossi of Memnon. Back to the Nile Cruise and have Lunch on board. Enjoy an afternoon tea aboard the Nile boat. Dinner on board and Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise - Train to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the cruise before disembarkation, and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to see the Karnak and Luxor temples at the East bank of Luxor. Later you will be transferred to Luxor train station to get the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner would be served on board the sleeper train. Overnight in your private compartment ( twin beds).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 7: Cairo Optional Excursions

Breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by Ramasside Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure( you will check into your room as early as possible ). There are some optional excursions available in Cairo to visit Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast


DAY 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, with free time before your flight. Check out and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast


Included:

Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board.
Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train for on half board basis.
All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Ramasside Tours group.
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
Meals at hotels, cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled water during your trip.
Portage when needed.
All service charges and taxes.
30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device


Excluded:

International Airfare.
Entry visa to Egypt.
Any optional tours.
Personal spendings.
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. 


 


  • 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. 

 

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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.


For your info:

Christmas date 15 Dec to 7 Jan

Easter date 20 March to 20 April

Hotel check in time    14.00 PM 

Hotel check out time 12.00 PM 


 
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Mohamed Yousef
Chairman Ramasside Tours


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Add-on Options:

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

Pyramid View Room ( 30$ )

Visa Upon Arrival ( 35$ )

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