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King Ramses Sun Festival 2020

from $1669
Duration
Duration:
8 Days
Type
Type:
Group Tour
Run
Run:
17th & 18th October 2020
Overview

A delightful all round experience on this 8 Day / 7 Nights Cairo and Nile Cruise to enjoy King Ramses Sun Festival 2020. 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 coach
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board
  • Sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary) sharing Memphis group
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise 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
  • Abu Simbel Tour by Land - Group tour
  • 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
  • Tipping
Itinerary
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Day 1: Saturday, 17 October 2020 - Arrival in Cairo: Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)
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: Sunday, 18 October 2020 - Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

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 and continue to Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar. Later, you’ll head back to the hotel.

Overnight in Cairo.
Meals:
Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 3: Monday, 19 October 2020 - Fly from Cairo to Luxor & Nile Cruise Tour

After your checkout from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor, where you will be greeted and taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile cruise ship. After having lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. You’ll have dinner on board the ship and stay overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 - Luxor Excursions

You’ll have an early breakfast on board, then head out to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings, then visit Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Travel on to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.
Overnight on board the ship.
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

After breakfast on board, you’ll stop for a visit to the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. You’ll then sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. You’ll have your lunch back onboard the ship and sail on to Aswan. You’ll have dinner at the end of the day.
Overnight onboard the cruise ship.
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Thursday, 22 October 2020 - Abu Simbel Tour by Land

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. From Aswan to Abu Simbel, the trip takes about 03 hours and half, one-way driving.
- Enjoy lunch on board.
- Have afternoon tea.
- Enjoy dinner on board.
Overnight in Aswan.
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Friday, 23 October 2020 - Aswan Sightseeing & Flight to Cairo

- Enjoy breakfast on board.
- Disembarkation after breakfast.
- Visit the High Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk.
- Then get transfered to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and then taken to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.
Meals:
Breakfast.

Day 8: Saturday, 24 October 2020 - Cairo & Fly Back Home

Enjoy breakfast at your 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
$ 1669 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1699 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2389 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 April 30th, 2021. 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.
Booking Policy

We are offering a low down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, therefore, making your booking a risk-free investment.

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.

Cancellation Policy
  • In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 14 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
 
Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.

 

  • Emergency Cancellation Policy

Memphis Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. We, at Memphis Tours, prioritize your well-being and safety above all else and for that reason, we have adapted our cancellation policy to reflect our values. Familiarize yourself with our full payment policy, cancellation and refund conditions.

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