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King Ramses Sun Festival 2016

8 Days
Private Tour
18th, 19th or 20th OCT
from / per person
A delightful all round experience on this 8 Day / 7 Nights Cairo and Nile Cruise to enjoy King Ramses Sun Festival 2016. 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.
  • 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  
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast and all 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 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
  • International Airfare to Egypt
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
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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.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids, Memphis and 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 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 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Nile Cruise Tour

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Aswan where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicl to embark your Nile cruise in Aswan. After lunch, you will enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Road to Abu Simbel Sun Festival

At: 12:30 am mid-night, our representative will pick you up from your Nile Cruise 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. Then back to your Nile Cruise in Aswan at 11:00 am for 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 Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then visit Karnak & Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Fly Back to Cairo

Breakfast on board your Nile cruise before disembarkation and then you will be accompanied by your guide 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. and later you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: 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
Price Per Person:
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • Moevenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
Double $ 1090
Single $ 1565
  • 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

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