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.
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 Memphis 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 Memphis 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.
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.
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
Entry visa to Egypt.
Any optional tours.
Trip Notes Packages
Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so 5* hotels are always recommended. The 3* & 4 * hotels aren’t recommended as we receive complaints from our guests about them.
Travelling 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 travelling 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 120$ per person. Xmas. New Year and Easter supplements apply. Contact us for rates.
Cruise schedules may change due to some sailing reasons. We guarantee that you will do all the mentioned sights, but the order may vary.
We provide you with your visa upon arrival, at 35 $ per person.
We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, Mastercard, direct bank transfer or cash.
We will always seek to refund you, should your circumstances cause you to have to cancel your holiday. Instead of cancellation, you can also choose to simply delay and book new dates.
1- In case of cancellation more than 30 days before the date of the tour you will get your full refund; unless your package included non refundable flights.
2- If less than 30 days, we will check with the hotel and the cruise to see how much they will charge us and inform you of the deduction we will be forced to charge you.
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.
0 – 01.99 Free of Charge
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.
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. These are the circumstances for all tourists to Egypt with all companies. We will sell you the tickets at cost price, with no profit to ourselves should you wish to purchase any.
You can see more about our activities, tour guides, vehicles & daily tours in our
Very active facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Ramasside
Also our YouTube channel; https://www.youtube.com/c/ramassidegroup
Some of the domestic flights to Sharm El Shiekh or Hurghada are indirect flights.
We provide travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Egypt from the Egyptian Saudi Insurance House.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.
Egypt is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Standard voltage is 220 volts. Primary
sockets require the European, 2 pronged variety. We recommend that you pack a universal travel
adaptor. You will need a voltage converter, and plug adaptor in order to use U.S. appliances
- 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.
Why book with us?
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: PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, direct bank transfer or cash.
We have our own modern fleet of modern air-conditioned vehicles, cars, deluxe limo, and mini vans, large coaches.
Certificate of Excellence
Ramasside Tours Group has earned a Trip Advisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence and also the last five years, This prestigious award, places Ramasside in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide.
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
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 in youtube choose the best guide you wish to have.
We offer accessible holidays for travelers with disabilities.
We offer fully customizable tours, want to check something out that’s not in the basic tour? No problem!
Looking for private tours? We offer those. Looking to join a group and get a discounted rate? We do that too!
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 : 002 0100 434 4054 – 002 012 7497 3252 – 002 0122 5548 685
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Office number GMT +2 (9 am till 5pm): 00203 424 3871
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.