Day 1: Arrival Cairo – Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s
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 Tour – Train to Aswan
Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then meet 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). Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan-dinner will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
After breakfast on board the train, Ramasside Tours representative will meet you at Aswan train station and then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation in Aswan before lunch. Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island ,the Granite Quarries and the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
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 well preserved Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
Have your breakfast on board during your sail to Luxor, then visit the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, The temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board, then proceed to visit East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples). Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Have your dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Fly Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast on board, disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, and then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival at Sharm Airport, you will be transfered to your hotel in Sharm and overnight.
N.B: Most flight from Luxor to Sharm is indirect flight via Cairo Airport.
Day 7: Sharm El Shiekh Optional Excursions
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to Ras Mohammed National Park which is both a terrestrial and an aquatic nature reserve. The 480 square kilometre protected area lies where the Gulf of Suez meets the Gulf of Aqaba in Sinai’s southern extremity. The arid desert terrain of sand dunes, gravel plains, fossilized corals and granite mountains is home to a number of rare mammal species: Dorcas gazelle, Nubian ibex and red fox. Easier to spot are the resident birds like terns, herons, gulls and ospreys. Thousands of white storks pass through Ras Mohammed each year, heading south during September/October and back north during April/May. About 85 flora species live in the park, including mangroves. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 8: Sharm El Shiekh Optional Excursions
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to one of the natural wonders of the Sinai, the Colored Canyon is majestic. Take a walk among dramatic sandstone canyon walls streaked with melting yellows, purples, reds, magentas and gold. In certain places the canyon walls reach up to 40 meters. You feel as if you are enclosed in a spectacular coloring book. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 9: Sharm El Shiekh Optional Excursions
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to The Monastery of St. Catherine located at the heart of Sinai and at the foot of the Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses. Fronted by gardens and cypress trees, the monastery is owned and run by the Greek Orthodox Church. Its rich library houses the world’s second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican. You can see the Burning Bush and a large number of antique works of art: invaluable icons, beautifully carved doors, exquisite wall paintings and other fine religious ornaments. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 10: Back to Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and then you will be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 11: Cairo Sightseing Tours
Start your day visiting the Egyptian Museum, where you will admire the splendid collection of Tutankhamun alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbuland to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Then proceed to explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo and back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12: Cairo – Fly Back Home
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Cairo 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
Domestic flight (Luxor/ Sharm – Sharm / Cairo)
Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast
Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board
Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train on half board basis
Accommodation for 4 nights in Sharm El Sheikh including bed & breakfast
All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours)
All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing RamassideTours group
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
Bottled water during your tour Meals at hotels, Nile Cruise and during tours as mentioned in the 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
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.
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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!
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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.
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We promise you the tour of your lifetime in Egypt.