King Ramses Sun Festival 2019

from $1169
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
19 February 2019

A delightful all round experience on this 8 Day / 7 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:
  •  Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports 
  •  Assistance of our guest relations during your stay 
  •  All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle 
  •  Domestic flight (Cairo to Aswan - Luxor to Cairo) 
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including bed & breakfast 
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including bed & breakfast 
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights on 05 star superior cruise on full board 
  •  English speaking Egyptologist tour guide 
  •  Abu Simbel Tour by Land, group tour
  •  All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group 
  •  All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary 
  •  All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private tours Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary 
  •  Lunch during your trip in Cairo Meals as mention in the above itinerary 
  •  Bottled water during the trips Portage when needed 
  •  All service charges and taxes 
  •  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
Excluded:
  • International Airfare 
  • Entry visa to Egypt 
  • Any optional tours 
  • Entrance fees inside the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Mummies room at the Museum or inside Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings
  • Personal spendings like drinks during meals, Laundry, phone call…etc
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to Land of King Ramses

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport 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.

Day 2: 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

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan Airport, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam before visiting the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, proceeding to the beautiful Temple of Philae which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Transfer back to your hotel for checking into your room. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Road to Abu Simbel Sun Festival

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 your Nile Cruise in Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and 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 Excursions

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then 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 and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board.
Then transfer to visit Karnak and Luxor temples.Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Disembarkation in Luxor - Fly to Cairo

Breakfast on board, Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast . In the afternoon transfer to Luxor Airport for flight to Cairo. Meet and Assist at Cairo Airport and transfer to your hotel 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
Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Helnan Aswan Hotel
Helnan Aswan Hotel
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Le Passage Hotel and Casino
Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise
Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise
Price
$ 1169 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1199 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1799 One Person Traveling Alone

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until September 30th, 2019. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

 

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE

  • Age 2 up to 6 years: 25% of adult price

  • Age 6 up to 12 years: 50% of adult price

  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price

 

Notes :

  • Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents.

  • 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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