12-Day Dahabiya Yacht & Mummies Tour: Luxurious Experience


Embark on a 12-day journey through Egypt, seamlessly blending cultural exploration, historical wonders, and the luxurious experience of a Dahabiya Nile Cruise. From Cairo’s iconic landmarks to the tranquil Nile River, this tour offers a unique fusion of adventure and relaxation, providing a comprehensive glimpse into Egypt’s rich heritage.


  1. Cairo’s Cultural Marvels: Discover the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, and the captivating Sound & Light show.
  2. Historical Treasures in Sakkara & Memphis: Explore the Step Pyramids of Zoser and the ancient city of Memphis, with an optional dinner on a Nile cruise.
  3. Luxor’s Ancient Wonders: Visit Luxor Museum, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple before embarking on a Dahabiya Nile Cruise.
  4. Valley of the Kings & Queens: Uncover the mysteries of King Tut’s tomb, the Valley of the Queens, and the Temple of Deir El Bahari.
  5. Sailing Adventure on the Dahabiya: Enjoy a unique cruise experience, exploring Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and sailing through picturesque landscapes to Aswan.
  6. Aswan’s Serenity: Tour the Aswan High Dam, Temple of Philae, and experience the tranquility of a Nubian village.
  7. Optional Abu Simbel Excursion: Marvel at the colossal Temple of Abu Simbel, a testament to ancient Egyptian grandeur.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from expert guidance with an English-speaking tour guide throughout the journey.
  2. Luxurious Dahabiya Experience: Enjoy a unique cruise on the Dahabiya, a traditional Nile sailboat, offering comfort and an intimate setting.
  3. Inclusive Package: All transfers, domestic flights, entrance fees, and a visa for Egypt are included in the tour package.
  4. Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich history of Egypt, from the Royal Mummies Hall to the temples of Luxor and Aswan.
  5. Flexible Options: Choose from optional activities like a Nile cruise dinner, Abu Simbel excursion, and more to tailor your experience.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, our representative will be there to welcome you with the Ramasside Tours sign. Visa assistance (for most nationalities) is included, and you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo Tour – Camel Ride After breakfast, commence your tour with a visit to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, offering a comprehensive overview of Egypt’s historical periods. Explore the Royal Mummies Hall, housing well-preserved mummies of kings and queens. Continue to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, and enjoy a camel ride for panoramic views. In the evening, attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis Tour After breakfast, visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser in Sakkara, the world’s oldest major stone structure. Proceed to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. Optional: Evening dinner on a Nile cruise with folk shows.

Day 4: Cairo – Nile Cruise / Luxor Museum Transfer to the domestic airport for a flight to Luxor. Visit Luxor Museum, Temple of Karnak, and Temple of Luxor. Board the Dahabiya for a unique journey along the Nile. Overnight on the Dahabiya.

Day 5: Nile Cruise / King Tut’s Tomb / Valley of Queens Explore the Valley of the Kings, including King Tut’s tomb. Visit the Valley of the Queens, with an optional visit to Queen Nefertari’s colorful tomb. Explore the Temple of Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight on the Dahabiya.

Day 6: Esna Visit Esna Temple in the morning, followed by a leisurely day sailing on the Nile. Overnight near Hegaz Village.

Day 7: The Temple of Edfu Sail to Edfu, visit the Temple of Edfu, then sail towards Bassawa Island for the night.

Day 8: Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo Sail to Gebel El-Silsila and Kom Ombo. Explore the Ptolemaic Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to Horus and Sobek. Overnight near Fares Village.

Day 9: Sailing Adventure to Aswan and Aswan Tour Sail to Aswan, visit the Aswan High Dam, Temple of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Spend the night on the Dahabiya in Aswan.

Day 10: Nubian Village Tour Take a tour to a Nubian village, experiencing the traditional lifestyle and culture.

Day 11: Disembarkation / Back to Cairo After breakfast on board, disembark and transfer to Aswan airport. Optionally visit the Temple of Abu Simbel. Return to Cairo by plane and overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Departure After breakfast, our representative will assist you at the airport for your final departure.


  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 7 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing included).
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • A/C vehicle for all tours and excursions.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • Entrance fees to all visited sites.
  • Domestic flights: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo.
  • Visa entry for Egypt.
  • Sim card for use in Egypt.


  • International Flights.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned.
  • Any Optional tours.

Tour Prices:

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo:  Kempinski Nile Hotel / Fairmont Cairo / Luxury Conrad Cairo / Marriott Sheraton Cairo Hilton Pyramids Golf  / Safir Hotel

Dahabiya : Sonesta-Nebyt -Nuun -Kemet-Asia

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room8695 $9195 $
Solo traveller12945 $13695 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons- Marriott Mena House – Hyatt Regency Cairo -Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah- Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium. – Marriott Omar Khayyam 

Dahabiya: Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau-Merit -Amirat-Amoura-Sandrine-Nile boats-Royal Cleopatra

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room10595 $10900 $
Solo traveller16645 $17395 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear for sightseeing, and pack a light jacket for cooler evenings.
  2. Stay Hydrated: Carry a reusable water bottle during excursions, especially in the desert climate.
  3. Currency: Have some local currency for small purchases, and inform your bank of your travel dates for international card usage.
  4. Sun Protection: Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun during outdoor activities.
  5. Respect Local Customs: Adhere to dress codes at religious sites, and ask for permission before photographing locals.


Q: Is the Abu Simbel excursion recommended? A: Yes, the Abu Simbel trip is highly recommended to witness the grandeur of Ramses II’s temple. It’s an optional but awe-inspiring addition.

Q: What is the Dahabiya experience like? A: The Dahabiya cruise offers a luxurious and intimate setting, providing a unique way to explore the Nile with personalized attention and comfort.

Q: Are meals included in the Dahabiya cruise? A: Yes, all meals are included during the Dahabiya cruise, offering a delightful culinary experience on the Nile.

Q: What should I wear during the tours? A: Wear comfortable clothing and modest attire, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable walking shoes are advisable.

Q: Is tipping customary in Egypt? A: Yes, tipping is customary, especially for guides and cruise staff. It’s recommended to have small denominations in local currency for tipping.