14-Day Signature Pharaohs & Pyramids (Ultimate Luxury) Egypt Tour Package

Overview:

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Egypt with our meticulously curated 14-day tour. From the iconic pyramids of Cairo to a luxurious Nile cruise, this itinerary offers a perfect blend of historical exploration and modern comfort. Enjoy exclusive experiences, private tours, and expert guidance, ensuring an immersive and stress-free travel experience.

Highlights:

  1. Explore the ancient wonders of Giza, including the Great Pyramid and Sphinx.
  2. Cruise the Nile on ‘Sanctuary Sun Boat III,’ visiting temples, tombs, and historic sites.
  3. Discover the vibrant culture of Cairo through bazaars, museums, and traditional Egyptian cuisine.
  4. Marvel at the Temples of Abu Simbel and Ramses II, showcasing ancient Egyptian grandeur.
  5. Experience a hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
  6. Immerse yourself in Egyptian Night celebrations with costume parties, music, and local cuisine.
  7. Visit the Grand Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artifacts.

Advantages:

  1. Private Itinerary: Tailored for an exclusive experience, our private itinerary ensures personalized attention and flexibility.
  2. Luxury Accommodations: Stay in upscale hotels such as Mena House Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo, and the opulent ‘Sanctuary Sun Boat III.’
  3. Expert Guides: Benefit from English-speaking local guides with in-depth knowledge of Egypt’s rich history and culture.
  4. Convenient Logistics: Enjoy hassle-free travel with included domestic flights, visa assistance, and private transfers.
  5. Exclusive Access: Gain insider access to unique experiences, including a felucca ride, hot air balloon ride, and gala dinners.
  6. Cruise Comfort: Relax on the ‘Sanctuary Sun Boat III’ with onboard amenities like a pool, games room, and gymnasium.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Cairo, Egypt Arrive in Cairo, Egypt’s historic crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe. Meet Ramasside’s Tour Manager, and transfer to your hotel with panoramic views of the pyramids. Evening trip to the Pyramids area for the Sound & Light show. Accommodation at Mena House Hotel-Four Seasons Hotel Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo | Inside the Great Pyramid at Giza & the Sphinx Explore the Giza Plateau, visit the pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. Enter the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ride a camel and view the Great Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure, followed by a welcome dinner.

Day 3: Cairo | Immersed in Antiquities Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities or the Grand Egyptian Museum. Board a felucca on the Nile, enjoy lunch onboard, and stroll through Khan El-Khalili bazaar. Evening return to the hotel.

Day 4: Cruising the Nile | Aswan | Island Temple of Isis Fly to Aswan, board ‘Sanctuary Sun Boat III.’ Welcome Zaffa, lunch onboard, and a felucca ride. Afternoon tea with an Oud trio, followed by a gourmet dinner.

Day 5: Cruising the Nile | Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk Breakfast onboard, visit Philae Temple and the Granite Quarries. Lunch while cruising to Kom Ombo. Afternoon at leisure, dinner, and movie night onboard.

Day 6: Cruising the Nile | Temple of Horus | Dine Like a Pharaoh Explore the Temple of Horus, lunch while sailing to Esna. Egyptian cooking lesson onboard. Afternoon at leisure, evening “Egyptian Night” costume party with buffet and entertainment.

Day 7: Cruising the Nile | East Bank Visit the Temple of Luxor. Lunch onboard, afternoon at leisure, and evening canap├ęs with complimentary Egyptian wine. Gourmet dinner onboard.

Day 8: Cruising the Nile | Hot Air Balloon & Valley of the Kings Hot air balloon ride, visit the Valley of the Kings, lunch onboard. Afternoon at leisure, gala dinner with entertainment.

Day 9: Cruising the Nile | Temple of Karnak and Remnants of Greece and Rome Visit the Temple of Karnak, lunch onboard, explore the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna. Afternoon tea and movie night onboard.

Day 10: Cruising the Nile | Temple of Kom Ombo Breakfast onboard, leisure time, lunch while cruising to Kom Ombo. Visit the temple, return for an Egyptian cooking lesson, and enjoy an “Egyptian Night” costume party.

Day 11: Cruising the Nile | Aswan Breakfast onboard, free day in Aswan, afternoon tea, and farewell gala dinner with entertainment.

Day 12: Abu Simbel | Temples of Ramses II & Nefertari Disembark ‘Sanctuary Sun Boat IV,’ fly to Abu Simbel, visit temples, and fly to Cairo. Evening at leisure in Cairo.

Day 13: Cairo | Sakkara & Memphis Trip Visit Memphis and Sakkara, including the Step Pyramid. Lunch at a local restaurant, visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, and enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 14: Depart Cairo Transfer to the airport and depart.

Included:

  • Private Itinerary
  • Domestic Flights
  • Visa upon arrival
  • Complimentary camel ride
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • English-Speaking Local Guides
  • Private Sightseeing
  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • Full Breakfast Daily
  • Entrance Fees and Taxes
  • 24/7 On-Call Support
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private, and on the cruise, they are shared.

Excluded:

  • International Flights

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Clothing: Pack comfortable clothing, especially for visits to historical sites. Modesty is appreciated.
  2. Currency: Carry Egyptian Pounds for local transactions; credit cards are widely accepted in major cities.
  3. Hydration: Stay hydrated, particularly during excursions in the desert. Carry a reusable water bottle.
  4. Photography: Respect local regulations regarding photography, especially in religious and historic sites.
  5. Weather Awareness: Be aware of the weather conditions during your visit and pack accordingly.
  6. Cultural Sensitivity: Respect local customs and traditions, especially during religious events and celebrations.

FAQs:

  1. Is the tour suitable for all fitness levels?
    • The tour involves some walking and exploration of historical sites. While most activities are moderate, please inform your tour manager of any specific concerns.
  2. What’s the best time to visit Egypt?
    • The ideal time is during the cooler months from October to April, avoiding the scorching heat of summer.
  3. Are meals included in the tour?
    • Yes, daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with prior notice.
  4. Is there free time for personal exploration?
    • Yes, the itinerary includes leisure time for personal exploration and relaxation, especially during the Nile cruise.
  5. What clothing is recommended for the trip?
    • Comfortable, modest clothing is recommended, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable shoes for walking tours are essential.