8 Days Pyramids’ Best Kept Secrets & Nubian Adventure

The 8 Days Pyramids’ Best Kept Secrets & Nubian Adventure

Set out on an incredible nine-day journey, “Pyramids’ Best Kept Secrets & Nubian Adventure,” which has been painstakingly planned by Ramasside Tours. This is an invitation to solve the puzzles and find the undiscovered beauties that make Egypt so enthralling, not merely a tour. This journey promises to take you into hidden lanes beyond the well-known Pyramids of Giza, where you’ll discover ancient stories and delectable Nubian treats. Prepare yourself for an exciting journey that combines history, adventure, and the unexpected. Each day will seem like a new chapter in an epic tale. Together, we will explore some of Egypt’s best-kept secrets and come away with a wealth of lifelong memories.

Overview: Embark on a captivating 9-day journey, “Pyramids’ Best Kept Secrets & Nubian Adventure,” meticulously designed by Ramasside Tours. This immersive exploration unveils the mysteries of Egypt, blending iconic sites with hidden gems, cultural encounters, and the tranquil beauty of Nubian life. From Cairo’s ancient wonders to the serene landscapes of Nubia, this tour promises an unforgettable fusion of history, adventure, and local immersion.


  1. Great Pyramids & Sphinx Inside Access: Explore the interior of the Great Pyramid for a rare and overwhelming experience.
  2. Nubian Lifestyle Exploration: Immerse yourself in Nubian culture, staying at a unique Nubian resort and gaining insights into their traditions.
  3. Nile Cruise & Temple Visits: Cruise the Nile, visiting KomOmbo, Edfu, Karnak, and Luxor Temples, unraveling the grandeur of ancient worship.
  4. Valley of Kings & Queens: Discover the tombs of various dynasties, including the iconic King Tut’s tomb, and explore the Valley of the Queens.
  5. Egyptian Museum & Mummies Experience: Delve into Egypt’s rich history at the Egyptian Museum, featuring a royal mummy’s hall.


  1. Exclusive Access: Enjoy privileged access inside the Great Pyramid, ensuring a unique and unforgettable encounter.
  2. Cultural Immersion: Experience authentic Nubian life with a stay at a Nubian resort, gaining insights into their traditions and lifestyle.
  3. Nile Cruise Comfort: Cruise in luxury along the Nile, exploring temples and historical sites with the convenience of onboard accommodation.
  4. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of English-speaking Egyptologist guides, enhancing your understanding of each site.
  5. Tailored Itinerary: A carefully curated itinerary ensures a perfect balance between iconic attractions and off-the-beaten-path discoveries.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, be greeted by our representative holding the distinctive Ramasside sign. From the moment you land, your dedicated tour leader will provide comprehensive attention. After a brief overview of your itinerary, you’ll be smoothly transferred in an A/C car to your hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids (Inside) / Egyptian Museum – Mummies Experience Begin your day with a visit to the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. The highlight involves an exclusive journey inside the Great Pyramid, an unparalleled experience. Marvel at the mysteries of these ancient wonders, with your camel ride offering panoramic views of the Sphinx & Pyramids. Explore the Egyptian Museum, home to over 50,000 artefacts, including the royal mummy’s hall, providing an extraordinary encounter with the preserved remains of ancient royalty. Optionally, conclude your day with the enchanting Sound & Light show at the Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Experience The Nubian Life Transfer to the domestic airport for a flight to Aswan. Immerse yourself in the unique Nubian lifestyle at a resort nestled in the heart of a Nubian village. Live the Nubian experience with rich cultural insights, discovering the traditions that have thrived for thousands of years. A serene overnight stay at the Nubian Resort awaits.

Day 4: Aswan / Cruise Awake to a picturesque Nile view and enjoy a traditional Nubian breakfast. Explore the Philae temple & the high dam before transferring to the cruise for an overnight stay. Note: Cruise schedules may vary, ensuring all sights are covered.

Day 5: Cruise Indulge in the temple of KomOmbo, an afternoon tea, and a visit to the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu, followed by a gala dinner and Galabya party. Overnight on the cruise.

Day 6: East Bank: Karnak & Luxor Temples Transfer to the Karnak Temples, a pinnacle of worship dedicated to the God Amon. Explore Luxor Temple, built by Amunhotep III and completed by Ramesses II. Visit the Obelisk of Ramses II and unwind with an overnight stay on the cruise.

Day 7: Luxor King Tut’s tomb – Valley of Kings & Queens Disembark and venture to the West Bank. Explore the Valley of the Kings, King Tut’s tomb, and the Valley of the Queens. Visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Conclude the day with a flight to Cairo and an overnight stay.

Day 8: Cairo Food Tour – Final Departure Enjoy a delectable Egyptian food tour, sampling the finest local cuisines. If time permits, explore this culinary journey; otherwise, it will be scheduled earlier. Conclude your adventure with a transfer to the airport for your final departure.


  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Nubian Resort.
  • 3 Nights on Cruise board; Aswan & Luxor full board (Sightseeing included).
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx.
  • All transfers and excursions in an A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking expert Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees, taxes, and services.
  • Domestic Ticket from Cairo / Aswan & Luxor / Cairo.


  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa (provided upon arrival upon request).
  • Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Tipping.
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 Room1600 $1620 $1690 $
Solo traveler2430 $2470 $2550 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1955 $2000 $2140 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2900 $2950 $3000 $
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 room2200 $2775 $
Solo traveller3250 $3850 $
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 room3600 $4150 $
Solo traveller4850 $5550 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, especially during temple visits and explorations.
  2. Hydration: Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated, especially in the desert climate.
  3. Sun Protection: Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect against the sun during outdoor excursions.
  4. Camera Ready: Bring a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and historical sites.
  5. Respect Local Customs: Embrace cultural sensitivities, particularly in Nubian villages, and seek permission before taking photographs.

FAQs: Q1: What is the significance of exploring the Great Pyramid’s interior? A1: The interior visit provides a unique and awe-inspiring experience, allowing you to delve into the heart of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Q2: How is Nubian life experienced during the tour? A2: Stay at a Nubian resort, offering a genuine glimpse into Nubian culture, traditions, and a serene oasis along the Nile.

Q3: Are the Nile Cruise schedules flexible? A3: While cruise schedules may vary, all mentioned sights are guaranteed to be covered, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of historical landmarks.

Q4: What language do the guides speak? A4: English-speaking Egyptologist guides accompany the tour, providing detailed insights into each site’s history and significance.

Q5: Is the tour suitable for all fitness levels? A5: The tour is designed for a moderate level of physical activity, with optional activities accommodating various fitness levels. Please inform the tour leaders of any specific concerns or requirements.