King Ramses Sun Festival 2017

from $999
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Feb.19. 2017
A delightful all round experience on this 8 Day / 7 Nights Cairo and Nile Cruise to enjoy King Ramses Sun Festival 2017. Covering the major attractions in Cairo such as the Pyramids, Museum and more, then flying down to Aswan to embark on your 5 Star Nile Cruise. Begin your adventure discovering the colourful Nubian Aswan with further attractions before a trip down to Abu Simbel to witness the ‘once a year’ spectacle of the Sun Festival. Sail to Luxor to explore the ancient Pharaonic Temples and Valley of the Kings.
Included:
  • Met and assisted at arrival and departures by Memphis Tours Representative.  
  • Expert assistance and guidance during your stay by our Personnel, including all tours mentioned
  • Domestic Flights Cairo/Aswan and Luxor/Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including breakfast and all taxes. 
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including breakfast and taxes.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board Movenpick Royal Lili Nile Cruise. 
  • All tours in Cairo and Giza private guided tours 
  • All Tours on the cruise and Abu Simbel as mentioned above (group tour)
  • All transfers by deluxe air condition vehicle with free WiFi.
  • Tour to Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum and Khan Khalili
  • Tour to witness Abu Simbel Sun Festival 
  • Tour to the Aswan Temple of Philae  
  • Tour to Kom Ombo Temple 
  • Tour to Edfu Temple (if there is time for that temple)
  • Tour to Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple  
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon   
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours  
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide  
  • Bottled water during the tours 
  • Meals as mentioned in the above program. 
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
  • Applicable taxes for Nile cruise  included in the price
Excluded:
  • International Airfare to Egypt
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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19 Feb: 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.
Welcome Drink

20 Feb: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, 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. Transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

21 Feb: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Road to Abu Simbel

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, meet and Assist at Aswan Airport, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Overnight at your hotel in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast

22 Feb : Abu Simbel Sun Festival - Nile Cruise

At: 12:30 am mid-night, our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan to witness the Man-made Solar Phenomenon of Abu Simbel. Twice a year - on October 22 and February 22, the rays of the sun align on the sanctum sanctorum illuminating the Holiest of the Holy, a small room with four statues: Ptah, Amun-Ra, Ramesses, and Ra-Horakhty. The sun shines on the last three status but leaves the statue of Ptah, the god of darkness, in shadow. Outside the Temple, you will enjoy performances by Nubian folklore groups. Later on, you will be escorted back to Aswan to embark your Nile Cruise. Overnight on board the Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

23 Feb: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Breakfast onboard your Nile Cruise whilst sailing to Kom Ombo to 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 Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

24 Feb: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Breakfast on board, then enjoy a visit to Karnak & Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile. Lunch on board, then on to 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. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

25 Feb: Disembarkation in Luxor

Breakfast on board your Nile cruise before disembarkation and then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

26 Feb: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo - free time before your flight - check out and then transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Blue Shadow Nile Cruise
Le Meridien Cairo Airport Hotel
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Movenpick Resort Aswan
Price
$ 955 Per Person in Triple Room Enquire Now
$ 999 Per Person in Double Room Enquire Now
$ 1425 Per Single Room Occupancy Enquire Now
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 September 2017, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

  • Children Policy
    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    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.

  • Payment Policy
    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Tipping
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