Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids / Sakkara
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus – Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot) Lunch included during the tour and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom’s capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing / Train to Aswan
Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch through out the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board – overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Embark/ Aswan Sightseeing
You will be met and assisted at Aswan station by our representative, embark your Nile River Cruise , before Lunch at 11:00 a.m, then enjoy visiting the world 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. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Kom Ombo / Edfu
Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that Visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Luxor West Bank
Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then Visit the West Bank, 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 & the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Luxor East Bank / Train to Cairo
Breakfast aboard cruise before disembarkation and then you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak & Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile and later you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Have your dinner and overnight on board sleeper train in your private compartment ( twin beds).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8: Back to Cairo
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 ) with some optional excursions available in Cairo and overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo
Day 9: Optional Alexandria
Free day in Cairo or optional tour to Alexandria visiting Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse. Then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Return to Cairo and overnight.
Day 10: Final Departure
Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo – 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.
English speaking tour guide during your tours.
Accommodation for 4 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 on half board.
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.
Lunch during your trips in Cairo and Giza.
Bottled water during trips Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary.
Portage when needed.
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
All service charges and taxes.
Entry visa to Egypt
Any optional tours
Personal Spendings Tipping
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.
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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
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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 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
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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.