King Tut’s Odyssey: An 18-Day Journey Through Ancient Egypt


Embark on a captivating 18-day journey through Egypt, exploring the historical wonders of Cairo, cruising the Nile, and discovering the ancient treasures of Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, and Rosetta. This meticulously curated tour by Ramasside Tours promises an immersive experience, blending cultural insights with leisure, making it an unforgettable adventure.


  1. Cairo’s Treasures: Dive into Egypt’s rich history with visits to the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, and the royal mummies at The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
  2. Nile Cruise: Cruise along the iconic Nile River, visiting Luxor’s East Bank, Karnak, and Luxor temples, as well as exploring Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan.
  3. Nubian Village Excursion: Experience traditional life on the Nile with a visit to a Nubian village, offering unique insights into local customs and culture.
  4. Valley of the Kings and Queens: Unearth the mysteries of ancient royalty with visits to the Valley of the Kings, King Tut’s Tomb, and the Valley of the Queens.
  5. Alexandria Exploration: Discover Alexandria’s cultural richness, from the Library of Alexandria and the Lighthouse of Pharos to the historic mosques and churches.
  6. Rosetta’s Charm: Explore the simple yet enchanting life of Rosetta, taking a boat ride to witness the meeting point of the Nile and the Mediterranean and discovering Islamic monuments.
  7. Memphis and Sakkara: Delve into the ancient capital of Memphis and the Step Pyramids of Zoser, uncovering Egypt’s earliest structures.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of experienced tour guides providing in-depth historical and cultural insights.
  2. Comfortable Accommodations: Enjoy comfortable stays in well-selected hotels and on a luxurious Nile cruise.
  3. All-Inclusive Experience: The tour includes accommodations, meals, entrance fees, transfers, and domestic flights, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
  4. Varied Activities: From camel rides with panoramic views to cruising on the Nile and exploring ancient temples, the itinerary offers diverse and enriching activities.


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

Day 2: Cairo Tour – Mummies Experience – Camel Ride After breakfast, begin your tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, showcasing a rare collection of 5000 years of Egyptian art. Explore the Tutankhamen collection and the Royal Mummies Hall. Continue to the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Sphinx. Enjoy a camel ride with special panoramic views. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 3: Luxor Cruise Transfer to Luxor by flight. Upon arrival, transfer to the cruise for embarkation. Enjoy lunch on board and overnight in Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor East Bank Tour Visit Luxor Museum and then explore the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Lunch will be served on board. In the evening, sail to Esna with dinner on board and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Esna / Edfu Visit the Temple of Esna and sail to Edfu. Explore the Temple of Horus in Edfu, followed by lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo, with afternoon tea and a disco party on board. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Day 6: Aswan – Nubian Village Sail to Aswan and visit the Philae Temple. Take a motorboat to a traditional Nubian village to experience local life. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 7: Aswan Breakfast on board. Optionally, visit the Temple of Abu Simbel. Sail on the Nile by Felucca, around Kitchener’s Island, and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Enjoy lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and overnight on board.

Day 8: Kom Ombo Sail to Kom Ombo, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, and continue to Edfu. Afternoon tea and dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 9: Nile Cruise – King Tut’s Tomb – Valley of Queens Visit the Valley of the Kings, including King Tut’s tomb. Explore the Valley of the Queens. Visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board, followed by free time and overnight in Luxor.

Day 10: Disembarkation After breakfast, disembark from the cruise. Optionally, take a hot air balloon ride. Transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay in Luxor.

Day 11: Luxor Free Day – Dandara & Abydos Tour Free day in Luxor. Optionally, visit Abydos and Dandara. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 12: Cairo Transfer to Cairo by flight. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 13: Alexandria Explore Alexandria, including the library, the site of the Lighthouse, royal gardens, mosques, and more. Lunch is optional. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Alexandria.

Day 14: Rosetta Tour Visit Rosetta by motor boat, see Islamic monuments, and explore the city. Return to Alexandria for an overnight stay.

Day 15: Cairo Transfer to Cairo by car. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 16: Sakkara Tour Visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, Memphis, and the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 17: Cairo Free Day Free day. Optionally, attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 18: Cairo – Departure Breakfast at the hotel. Our representative will transfer you to the airport for your departure.


  • Hotel accommodation in Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor with breakfast.
  • Cruise accommodation in Luxor and Aswan with full board.
  • All transfers and tours with an A/C vehicle.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • Meet and assist services.
  • Entrance fees for all visits.
  • Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor / Cairo.


  • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • International Flights.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Optional tours.
  • Drinks during meals.

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 Room2590 $2640 $2740 $
Solo traveler3880 $3950 $4090 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room3220 $3275 $3385 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler4640 $4717 $4870 $
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 room4840 $5570 $
Solo traveller7180 $7680 $
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 room7440 $7790 $
Solo traveller9900 $10800 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Clothing: Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable footwear is recommended for walking tours.
  2. Hydration: Stay hydrated, especially in the desert climate. Carry a water bottle during excursions.
  3. Photography: Capture memories, but be respectful of local customs and rules, especially in museums and temples.
  4. Currency: Have local currency (Egyptian Pounds) for small purchases. Credit cards are widely accepted in tourist areas.
  5. Weather Awareness: Be prepared for varying temperatures. Sunscreen, hats, and light clothing are essential.


Q: Is the tour suitable for all ages? A: Yes, the tour caters to a diverse range of age groups, offering activities suitable for everyone.

Q: Are meals included in the tour package? A: Yes, the tour includes meals on the Nile cruise and specified meals during excursions.

Q: Is tipping customary in Egypt? A: Yes, tipping is a common practice in Egypt. It is recommended to tip guides, drivers, and cruise staff.

Q: Are entrance fees included in the tour cost? A: Yes, all entrance fees to historical sites mentioned in the itinerary are included in the tour package.

Q: Can I extend my stay in any location? A: Yes, Ramasside Tours can assist in arranging extensions or additional activities based on your preferences.