Pharaoh’s Golden Parade Adventure

Pharaoh’s Golden Parade Adventure

Schedule:

Everyday

Tour Highlights:

The whole world has been amazed with the Pharaoh’s Golden Parade of 22 Royal Mummies.  In our 8 days Adventure we will accompany you to explore the Mummies journey starting from valley of kings and queen in Luxor where they were discovered to their great temples and valuable at luxor then following their footsteps to Cairo where they rest now next to the Great Pyramids of Giza.

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 1000 $ 1050 $ 1240 $
Solo traveler 1460 $ 1530 $ 1600 $
Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room 1290 $ 1345 $ 1600 $
Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler 1790 $ 1865 $ 1940 $
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 1800 $ 2220 $
Solo traveller 2400 $ 2900 $
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 2900 $ 3600 $
Solo traveller 3500 $ 4100 $


Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, upon your arrival you will find our representative waiting for you with the sign of Ramasside Tours, then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Royal Mummies Golden Parade & Pyramids of Giza tour

                    Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is the only museum in Egypt which offers a general overview of all the all different historical periods of Egypt. It has more than 50,000 artefacts, presenting Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day.

                    The crown jewel of the museum is the Mummies Halls. The whole world has been amazed with the Pharaoh’s Golden Parade of 22 Royal Mummies from the Old Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their new permanent residence in the National Museum of Civilization.

                    Among the Mummies are mummies of King Ramses the second, Queen Hatshepsut, King Thutmos the third and Queen Ahmos Nefertary. The Royal Mummies Hall is specially designed to display the mummies of ancient Egypt. The design and the underground location of Mummies aims to give the visitors the feeling of strolling down the Valley of kings where most of the mummies were originally resting. The Royal Mummies Hall exhibited about 150 pieces, including the mummies as well as their coffins. For the first time, each mummy will be exhibited near the coffin where it was found. The mummies are now placed inside special halls below the main hall, symbolizing the “underworld” in which the royal mummies were found.

                    Then you will have a chance to visit the Main exhibition halls which showcase Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day, using a multidisciplinary approach that highlights the country’s tangible and intangible heritage

                    Then move to visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.

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

                    Overnight in Cairo.


                    Day 3: Cairo – Nile Cruise Luxor– Valley of kings and Valley of Queens (Where it's all begins)  

                    Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to the West Bank to visit Valley of Kings & Queens where the mummies who took part in the golden parade were discovered in two cachettes. The first was unearthed in 1881 at Deir El-Bahari in Luxor's West Bank in tomb TT320.

                     move to visit Valley of the Kings, visit the tombs of various Dynasties. King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside. Tutankhamun ruled Egypt for approximately 10 years from around 1336-1327 BCE. In November 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered Tutankhamun’s near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king’s mummified body was found surrounded by precious grave goods, in his golden coffin, after his burial chamber was officially opened on 17 February 1923 in the presence of Egyptologists and government officials.

                    Today, Tutankhamun is ancient Egypt’s most famous pharaoh. But how much do you really know about the boy king? Here during this tour, I will tell you the lesser-known facts about Tutankhamun…

                    Continue to Visit the Valley of the Queens, known as Ta-Set-Neferu “The Place of Beauty”. The valley served as a necropolis for the tombs of royal family members and the elite, with about 90 tombs belonging to Queens and princes of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom (1550-1070 BC). whilst here, you will have a chance to visit the magnificent colorful tomb of queen Nefertari (Extra Ticket)

                    Then move to visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut.  who ruled as a Pharaoh during the golden age of ancient Egyptian history when Egypt ruled the east

                    Hatshepsut, one of the most prominent female figures in the Egyptian history, reigned for two decades. She is known to have undertaken building projects in Egypt. Except for this, she is also known for the establishment of new trade routes until her death in 1458 BC. She was discovered by Howard Carter in the year 1902. Here mummy was one of the 22 mummies who transferred on the Golden parade and now it's on the Civilization Egyptian museum

                    Queen Hatshepsut's Temple is an engineering miracle.  it designed to tell the story of her life and reign and surpass any other in elegance and grandeur

                    On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

                    Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Overnight in Luxor.


                      (Note)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

                      Day 4: Nile Cruise-Mummification tour

                      • Breakfast. Then move to visit the Mummification Museum which presents the ancient Egyptian art of mummification and displays related artifacts and mummies. you'll learn about the mummification techniques specialized to embalm many animal species, such as crocodiles, cats and fish. Mummified animals are unique to the collection of this museum. You'll also see mummification tools, embalming materials, Canopic jars, amulets and coffins. There are also ancient tablets that record the funeral journey from death to burial.
                      • (Optional.)Trip to visit Karank & Luxor temples
                      • (Optional Hot Air Balloon) The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather
                      • Overnight in Cruise.


                      Day 5: Nile Cruise- crocodile museum

                      Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo.

                      Then continue your mummification tour.Ancient Egyptians didn't focus on mummification of human bodies only but they mummified animals also they were typically mummified animals for four main purposes—to allow beloved pets to go on to the afterlife, to provide food in the afterlife, to act as offerings to a particular god, and because some were seen as physical manifestations of specific deities that the Egyptians worshipped

                      Your tour guide will take you to visit crocodile museum where you will see 22 mummified crocodiles of various sizes . They are arrayed on a sand hill inside a large glass showcase, you will be able to see how crocodiles passed their days in ancient Egypt.

                      Also you will see a collection of crocodile coffins and wooden sarcophagi, along with crocodile fetuses and eggs, are also on display, in addition to stelae and statues depicting the crocodile-god Sobek, bearing a human body and the head of a crocodile.

                      Overnight in Kom Ombo.


                      Day 6: Nile Cruise

                      Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan to visit The Temple of Philae, The temple walls records scenes from Egyptian mythology of Isis of the ancient Mother Goddess bringing Osiris the god of underworld back to life, and mummifying his body after his death. (Possibly the first Egyptian mummy). 

                      Lunch on board. Overnight in Aswan.


                      Day 7: Aswan – Cairo

                            Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

                                (Optional ) Abu Simbel Trip.

                                    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.

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


                                            Day 8: Departure

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


                                            Includes:

                                            • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
                                            • 4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included)
                                            • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
                                            • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle
                                            • English speaking expert Egyptologist guide
                                            • All your visits include entrance fees
                                            • Our prices include all taxes and services
                                            • Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo


                                            Excludes:

                                            Visa Entry for Egypt (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)

                                            International Flights

                                            Personal items

                                            Tipping

                                            Any other items not mentioned

                                            Any Optional tours

                                            Drinks during meals

                                            Tour Prices:


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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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                                            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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                                            Note: Alexandria Library is closed on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.

                                             

                                             

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                                             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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                                            Add-on Options:

                                            Aswan City Tour on Horse Carriage ( 35$ )

                                            Cairo by Night ( 50$ )

                                            Inside The Great Pyramid ( 30$ )

                                            Nubian Village Trip ( 40$ )

                                            Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple ( 55$ )

                                            Hot Air Ballooning ( 120$ )

                                            Abu Simbel Trip ( 140$ )

                                            Lunch (Traditional or modern Egyptian) ( 15$ )

                                            Horse and Carriage Ride ( 35$ )

                                            Camel Ride ( 15$ )

                                            Felucca: Sail the Nile - traditional boat ( 30$ )

                                            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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