King Ramses Sun Festival 2020

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Duration
Duration:
7 Days
Type
Type:
Small Group Tour
Run
Run:
19 February 2020
Overview

A delightful all round experience on this 7 Day / 6 Nights Cairo and Nile Cruise to enjoy King Ramses Sun Festival 2019. Covering the major attractions in Cairo such as the Pyramids, Museum and more, then flying down to Luxor to embark on your 5 Star Nile Cruise. Begin your adventure discovering Luxor and its ancient Pharaonic Temples and Valley of the Kings. Then sail to the colorful Nubian Aswan with further attractions before a trip down to Abu Simbel to witness the ‘once a year’ spectacle of the Sun Festival.

Included

- Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
- Assistance with guest relations during your stay
- All transfers via a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
- Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board
- Sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary)sharing Memphis Tours Group
- Sightseeing tours on the cruise  and Abu Simbel shared with a Memphis Tours group
- Local English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
- All meals mentioned on the itinerary
- Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
- Portage as 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

Excluded

- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Any optional tours
- Personal spendings like drinks during meals, laundry, phone calls....etc
- Tipping

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs - 19 February 2020

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour to start your Egypt tour package. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink included

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing - 20 February 2020

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus, along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum where the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen await you. Continue to Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar if there is time. Later, you’ll head back to the hotel and stay overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Excursions 21 February 2020

Memphis Tours representative will meet & greet you at Aswan airport, then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation in Aswan before Lunch. You will be accompanied by your knowledgeable Egyptologist guide for an amazing tour to visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae with dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Abu Simbel Tours, Kom Ombo Temple - 22 February 2020

At: 00:30, 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. Then at noon sail to Kom Ombo to visit Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Have lunch on board then, sail to Edfu. with dinner and overnight in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Edfu Temple Nile Cruise Excursions - 23 February 2020

Breakfast on board your Nile cruise ship then visit Hours temple in Edfu before sailing to Luxor with lunch on board the vessel. You will be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship for dinner and Belly dance show on board with overnight aboard the Nile cruise vessel in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours - 24 February 2020

Disembarkation after breakfast, Enjoy a wonderful tour to visit East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to the Karnak and Luxor temples followed by a visit to the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi Memnon with free time at leisure in Luxor for great shopping opportunity and then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Cairo - Fly Back Home - 25 February 2020

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by free time at your leisure, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Prices
Accommodation Plan:

Prices
Price
$ 1299 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1345 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1799 One Person Traveling Alone
Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until September 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays

Children Policy
  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes :

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking

Tipping

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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