Egyptian Marvels: 7-Day Grand Museum & Giza Pyramids Expedition


Embark on an enchanting 7-day journey through Egypt, exploring the captivating Grand Egyptian Museum, the iconic Pyramids of Giza, and the timeless wonders along the Nile River. This meticulously crafted itinerary by Ramasside Tours promises an immersive experience, blending cultural richness, historical marvels, and the unique charm of Egyptian hospitality.


  1. Grand Egyptian Museum: Discover the world’s largest archaeological museum, featuring limited-access tours and an extensive collection of ancient artifacts.
  2. Pyramids of Giza: Stand in awe before the monumental structures of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerions, accompanied by a camel ride offering panoramic views.
  3. Nubian Village Tour: Immerse yourself in the traditional lifestyle of a Nubian village, experiencing the warmth and authenticity of this ancient culture.
  4. Cruise Along the Nile: Sail on a luxurious cruise from Aswan to Luxor, exploring Kom Ombo, Edfu, and other historical sites along the banks of the Nile.
  5. Luxor’s Ancient Treasures: Visit Luxor Museum, Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple, unraveling the mysteries of ancient Egypt.
  6. Food Tour in Cairo: Delight your taste buds with the diverse and delectable offerings of Egyptian cuisine during a food tour in Cairo.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of English-speaking Egyptologists who provide insightful commentary throughout the journey.
  2. Seamless Transfers: Enjoy hassle-free transfers in air-conditioned vehicles, ensuring comfort and efficiency.
  3. Limited-Access Museum Tour: Explore exclusive areas of the Grand Egyptian Museum before its official opening, providing a unique and privileged experience.
  4. Cruise Experience: Cruise the Nile in style, with a well-planned itinerary and onboard amenities for a comfortable and enjoyable journey.
  5. Cultural Immersion: Engage with local communities, gaining firsthand knowledge of Nubian traditions and daily life.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, our representative will be waiting for you with the sign of Ramasside Tours. You will then be transferred by an air-conditioned car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids / Grand Egyptian Museum After breakfast, commence your tour by visiting The Grand Egyptian Museum. Arrive early to explore the exterior gardens, appreciate the architecture, and browse the commercial area. Enter the Grand Hall, gaining insights into Egypt’s rich cultural heritage. Join a guided tour of limited-access areas, including notable exhibits.

Late afternoon, revisit the commercial area for shopping and a final stroll through the gardens. Explore the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Enjoy a camel ride for panoramic views of the Sphinx & Pyramids. Optional: Attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Aswan/Cruise-Nubian Village After breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport for a flight to Aswan. Visit the Philae temple and experience life in a traditional Nubian village by motorboat. Learn about local customs and culture. Transfer to the cruise for an overnight stay.

(Note: Cruise itineraries may be subject to updates due to Nile conditions.)

Day 4: Cruise Sail to Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu, with dinner and a disco party on board. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 5: Luxor Museum-East Bank Breakfast on board, then visit Luxor Museum. Explore Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Overnight on the cruise.

Day 6: Luxor King Tut’s Tomb – Valley of Kings & Queens / Cairo Disembark, visit the Valley of the Kings, including King Tut’s tomb. Explore the Valley of the Queens, and visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari. Stop at the Colossi of Memnon and transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 7: Cairo Food Tour – Final Departure Enjoy a Cairo Food Tour to savor the best of Egyptian cuisine. Transfer to the airport for your departure.


  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights on the cruise board (full board with included sightseeing).
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Grand Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx.
  • All transfers in an A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking expert Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees for all visits.
  • Domestic tickets from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo.
  • All taxes and services.


  • International airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa (provided upon request).
  • Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Tipping.

Tour Prices:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1330 $1380 $1480 $
Solo traveler1915 $1955 $2000 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1400 $1530 $1720 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2140 $2185 $2235 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2030 $2580 $
Solo traveller2880 $3480 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3030 $3480 $
Solo traveller4680 $5180 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Clothing: Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable, breathable clothing and sturdy footwear are recommended for touring.
  2. Hydration: Stay hydrated, particularly in the desert climate. Carry a reusable water bottle during excursions.
  3. Photography: Capture memories but be mindful of photography regulations, especially in museums and sacred sites.
  4. Currency: Have local currency (Egyptian pounds) for small purchases. Credit cards are widely accepted in major establishments.
  5. Cruise Updates: Be flexible with the cruise itinerary, as sailing conditions may require adjustments.


Q: Is the Sound & Light show at the Pyramids included in the tour?

A: The Sound & Light show is optional and can be attended in the Pyramids area. The cost is not included in the tour package.

Q: What is the dress code for visiting religious sites?

A: Modest attire is recommended, covering shoulders and knees, out of respect for the local culture and traditions.

Q: Are meals included in the cruise package?

A: Yes, meals are included during the cruise, offering a chance to savor a variety of local and international cuisine.

Q: How much should I tip during the trip?

A: Tipping is customary in Egypt. It’s advised to tip guides, drivers, and cruise staff according to your satisfaction.

Q: Is the Valley of the Queens ticket included in the tour, or is it an extra expense?

A: The ticket for the Valley of the Queens is included. However, entrance to the magnificent colorful tomb of Queen Nefertari requires an additional fee.