Ramses Adventure - 10 nights
A Private Tour Including Cairo Luxor & Aswan 10 nights – includes a 3 or 4 night Nile Cruise
Anything you’ve ever seen or read about Egypt can’t fully prepare you for the larger than life awe of being there and seeing it in person. The Ramses Adventure allows ample time to experience it all – the major sites plus Cairo,Aswan and Luxor.
Travel is by private car, horse drawn calesche, camel, donkey, felucca and jet aircraft, and 4 relaxing days cruising on a luxury Nile riverboat in the time honored tradition.
Departures are guaranteed daily. The group size is just you, minimum 2 persons
You will sail on a Nile Cruise from Luxor or Aswan (3 or 4 nights) or vice versa. We prefer to use the Premium Deluxe category of vessels belonging to the Sonesta or Movenpick companies.
You will visit sights from your cruiser.
Whilst on board you enjoy full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and even some evening entertainments.
From your airport arrival onwards all arrangements are made and you will have the services of expert local staff and your own Egyptologist will accompany you on all sightseeing.
- Includes an Excursion By Air to the remarkable Abu Simbel!
Includes a 3 or 4 night Nile Cruise on a Premium Deluxe vessel! All meals whilst on board too.
- An Egyptologist Private Guide will lead you on all sightseeing.
- It is a Private Tour, just for you. Offering significant flexibility and quality time with experts. Plus no waiting for others!
- See below for full list of inclusions.
Ramses Adventure Private Tour Itinerary
Day 1 This Tour starts and ends at the Cairo Airport.You will be met at the Cairo airport by our tour representative and driver. You will be met as you enter the terminal and after Immigration. Our representative assists you with your luggage and Customs, then take you to your hotel for the evening. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in the morning. In the afternoon visit the Citadel of Saladin and the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
Day 3 The entire day will be devoted to antiquities. Memphis, Saqqara, The Pyramids and The Sphinx. You will even ride camels at the Pyramids, if you wish. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
Day 4 Today starts early with the trip by air to Abu Simbel. Abu Simbel, the two magnificent temples of Ramses II…a not to be missed site. You fly to Abu Simbel, take the tourist bus for the 5-minute ride to the monuments, hear the lecture from the Egyptologists stationed at the monuments, return by bus to the airport for your return flight to Aswan. We leave early to avoid the crowds and to be able to see this wonder in early light. (About 4 hours in total) During your free afternoon you can explore this city’s amazing souk or visit the Nubian Museum.
Overnight Aswan. (B)
Day 5 The morning will be free except for boarding your Nile cruiser which will be your home and tour base for the next 4 nights. In the afternoon you will visit the Nile islands and the area around the Agha Khan Mausoleum (the interior is closed) by felucca. Overnight and all meals aboard the boat. (BLD)
Day 6 The day will start with a visit to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Then the boat will set sail for Kom Ombo where you will tour the Temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris with the Egyptologist who travels with the boat. Afterwards, the boat will continue on to Edfu where you will spend the night. Overnight and all meals on board. (BLD)
Day 7 Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu in the morning also with the Egyptologist who travels with the boat, then sail on to Esna and cross the lock in the river. Continue on to Luxor where you will overnight. Overnight and all meals on board. (BLD)
Day 8 The day starts by a crossing to the West Bank followed by a visit to the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon you will visit Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight and all meals on board the boat. (BLD)
Day 9 In the morning you will visit the Tombs of the Nobles on the west bank of the Nile. The afternoon will be free in Luxor. Optionally, enjoy a Sunrise Balloon Ride over the Valley of the Kings. Later you will be taken to the airport for your return flight to Cairo and overnight in Cairo. (B)
Day 10 Start with a visit to Coptic Cairo including the Hanging Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Visit Khan Al Khalili bazaar. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
Day 11 Transfer to the airport for your early morning departure. (B)
What Is Included
English* speaking Professional Licensed Guide/Egyptologist.
5 star hotels (for 3 or 4 nights) . All hotel taxes and service charges. (Hotels may include Le Meridien Pyramids, Steigenberger Nile Palace, Movenpick Elephantine Island). Breakfast daily.
Premium Deluxe Cruise for 3 or 4 nights.
All hotel taxes and service charges.
Complete sightseeing program including all site admissions.
Double or twin bed rooms with en suite facilities and breakfast daily.
All airport transfers and ground transportation by private, air conditioned, vehicle & driver.
Flights within Egypt.
Services and assistance of our offices in Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria.
*Other languages available upon request
Note: Depending on cruise schedule the cruise segment may be Aswan to Luxor of vice versa – you will see the same sights.
Also B = Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner
What Is Not Included
Meals not mentioned.
International airfare. Departure taxes.
Tips for Egyptologist guide(s) and driver(s).
Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)
Extras and items of a personal nature.
Prices and more details available upon request to info@EgyptMagic.com
Off Peak Prices apply from May to September.
Shoulder Prices apply from October to April (Excluding Christmas, New Year, Easter).
Peak Period Prices apply during Christmas, New Year, Easter.
Pricing normally based on 2 people traveling together sharing.
There are discounts for 3 or more traveling together and for children. There are supplements for single rooms and single travelers