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Festive King Ramses
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Mixed Groups,2 for 1 | Age range: 18-70

13 Days / 12 Nights Trip to Egypt

Festive King Ramses

Get ready for a binge of fun and adventure featuring ancient pyramids, mummies and pharaohs.
Join an adventurous group of travellers on a journey that fires the imagination and draws you back in time, as you explore iconic places such as the Great Pyramid and the Valley Of The Kings, walking in the steps of legendary pharaohs and the subjects they ruled.

You’ll also shop in local bazaars, eat traditional dishes, and mingle with locals, getting a glimpse of modern Egypt along the way, and enjoying the camaraderie of your new friends throughout.
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  • Duration
    13 Days
  • Starting From
    $875
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    On The Go Tours
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Temples and treasures
Highlight #1
Temples and treasures
Visit ancient temples, try to decipher hieroglyphics, gaze into the eyes of King Tut's golden mask, and much more.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Highlight #2
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Sure, you’ve seen the photos as a child and dreamt of visiting for years – but you’ll still pinch yourself when you finally see them in real life.
Nothing screams ‘awe’ like staring at the Sphinx
Highlight #3
Nothing screams ‘awe’ like staring at the Sphinx
A testament to a mighty dynasty swept away by the sands of time, the Sphinx captivates all who set eyes on it.
Would you climb inside a pyramid?
Highlight #4
Would you climb inside a pyramid?
It’s challenging but not many can claim to have climbed into the Great Pyramid itself, where the Pharaoh's burial chamber awaits - quite the adventure!
Where the who’s who of Ancient Egypt are buried
Highlight #5
Where the who’s who of Ancient Egypt are buried
Welcome to the Valley of the Kings. To explore the glorious royal tombs here really is to be in another time, another place.
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Itinerary

Cairo

Welcome to the festive season in sunny Egypt! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to hotel.

Pyramids & Saqqara

Start the day with a visit to Al Jizah, the famous Giza Plateau to see the iconic pyramids and the iconic Sphinx. Next explore the sand-strewn tombs and temples of the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, home to the Zhoser’s step pyramid. Tonight we board the overnight sleeper train to Aswan.

Philae Temple

After arrival and check-in in Aswan we enjoy a boat trip to Agilika Island where we visit the Temples of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. On return to Aswan we visit a perfume oil emporium. Spend the remainder of the evening at your own leisure; shop in the colourful souqs or simply kick back and relax.

Optional excursion to Abu Simbel

Aswan - Nile felucca sailing. Early birds can go on an optional excursion by road to the majestic Temple of Abu Simbel. In the afternoon we board a felucca for a 2-night journey downstream the River Nile, stopping at villages and islands along the way.

If sailing by felucca is not your style, consider upgrading to a 5 star luxury Nile Cruise, please see the tab above for more information.

Felucca Sailing & Kom Ombo

Nile felucca sailing - Kom Ombo. Relax, go for a swim or just chill out in the sun on deck. Let your troubles melt away, as the felucca plies its route. In the afternoon we dock near Kom Ombo and take a motorboat to visit the temple before returning to the felucca for the night.

Luxor

Kom Ombo -Luxor. This morning we disembark and drive to Luxor. Home of the legendary Valley of the Kings and Temple of Karnak, 4000 year-old Luxor is ancient Egypt at its best. Enjoy some rest and relaxation. Tonight, an optional visit to the Temple of Luxor is available alternatively, enjoy the facilities of our hotel.

Valley of the Kings

Today we will explore the West Bank of the Nile and the legendary Valley of the Kings. Marvel at Colossi of Memnon, the massive stone remains of the temple of Amenophis III, and explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and surrounding tombs.

After lunch we visit the Temple of Karnak, a spectacular religious complex built on a gigantic scale, where you get lost wandering around the stone papyrus columns. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Red Sea Riviera

Luxor - Hurghada. Departing Luxor we head east to Hurghada part of the beautiful Red Sea Riviera for 4 days on the beach!

Sun, Sea & Sand

The next 3 days are free to explore Hurghada or simply relax. On day 9 there's an optional day trip to Girtan Island for swimming and snorkelling, which can be booked locally.

Hurghada is one of the Red Sea's most popular resorts and it is easy to see why. Hotels and expanded infrastructure provide holidaymakers with excellent aquatic facilities for sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. Hurghada’s central location provides a gateway to prime offshore reefs, which are some of the finest in the world. Hurghada also has plenty of restaurants and late night bars for evening entertainment. Just outside Hurghada is an ancient Roman quarry called Mons Porphyritis and Port Safarga – a famously windy place which is ideal for windsurfing.

Sun, Sea & Sand

Same as previous day

Sun, Sea & Sand

Same as previous day

Egyptian Museum

Hurghada - Cairo. This morning we depart Hurghada and head back to Cairo. We take a guided tour of the enlightening Egyptian Museum, where you can see the famed solid gold death mask of King Tutankhamun and opt to visit the Royal Mummy room.

Cairo

After breakfast, hotel check-out and onward transfer to the airport.

Inclusions

 Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 2 dinners

 4 days Hurghada - Red Sea stay - swim, sun and sand

 Airport arrival and departure transfer, day 1 and day 13

 Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology

 9 nights 4 - 5 star hotels, 2 nights aboard felucca (open deck). If booking our Nile Cruise Upgrade, 8 nights 4 - 5 star hotels and 3 nights Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)

 1 overnight train: Cairo - Aswan (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)

 Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada

 All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included

 Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5 - 7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture

 Entrance Fees: USD$80-100pp, paid in local currency

 International flights and visa

 Tipping Kitty: USD$60-80pp, paid in local currency

 Additional 5% GST

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18 Dec 2020

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30 Dec 2020

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20 Dec 2020

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01 Jan 2021

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22 Dec 2020

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03 Jan 2021

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24 Dec 2020

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05 Jan 2021

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27 Dec 2020

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08 Jan 2021

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On The Go Tours is an award-winning travel operator for group tours and tailor-made holidays. From Egypt to Ecuador, Myanmar to Madagascar, they aim to help travelers unlock the finest sights and experiences the world has to offer. Whether you’re after culture, adventure, or just want to kick back and relax, their local guides get you to the heart of your destination and deliver truly authentic experiences.

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