Egypt Budget Tour

Egypt Budget Tour    

Cairo - Aswan - Nile Cruise - Luxor
Tour Lenght
Tour Length :
8 day(s)
Tour Type
Tour Type :
Private Tours
Tour Schedule
Tour Schedule :
Daily departure

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  • 2 Nights Cairo
  • 3 Nights Nile Cruise
  • 2 Nights Sleeper Train
  • All sightseeing & Excursion
DAYSSAMPLE ITINERARYTRANSPORT
MEAL PLAN
1Arrive at Cairo
Optional: Sound and Light Show
CarNo Meal
2Cairo excursions to usual sights of Cairo
Cairo to Aswan
Sleeper TrainBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3Aswan Sightseeing Tours
Optional: Sound and Light Show
CruiseBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4Nile Cruise to Edfu and Kom Ombo TempleCruiseBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
5Luxor Sightseeing Tours
Optional: Sound and Light Show in Luxor
CruiseBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
6Nile Cruise / Luxor
Optional: Hot Air Ballon Flight Trip in Luxor
Sleeper TrainBreakfast, Dinner
7Cairo free Day
Optional: Excursion to Alexandria
Car
Breakfast
8Cairo / homeFlightBreakfast

Itinerary

Day # 1: Arrival Cairo
Arrive in Cairo to discover the contrasts of this ancient city, our representative will meet you at Cairo international airport and then will be accompanied to your hotel for check in with free welcome drink. Tonight, relax or enjoy optional evening of out of this world entertainment as we go to the Pyramids for the incredible Sound and Light Spectacular after you will return to your hotel and then the night is at leisure.

Day # 2:Giza Sightseeing Tours / Aswan (sleeper train)
After your relaxing breakfast at the hotel in Cairo your own private English speaking Egyptologist guide will take you to Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s GREATEST attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, ONE of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos with camel ride and family photo in front of Pyramids, then visit the mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx with lunch break. Then you will visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect t Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the hanging church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt then you will be transferred to Giza train terminal to board the first class sleeper train to Aswan with dinner and overnight onboard

Day # 3: Aswan Nile cruise Vacation
Breakfast onboard train and then will be met and assisted by our REP who will transfer you to embark your Nile cruise for the next 4 days / 3 nights. Later you will be taken in an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk and then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. For our enjoyment, a Felucca Ride is included on the Nile River in Aswan this afternoon. A final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae. Return to the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay 

Day # 4: Nile Cruise Vacation
Early Sailing to Kom Ombo. After your breakfast will be escorted by your Egyptologist speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, then you will take your lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure while sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved Ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile Continue the cruise down to Luxor. Afternoon tea is served on the sun –deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise

Day # 5: Nile Cruise Vacation
Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be taken into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it then back to the cruise for lunch, after afternoon tea on the ship with free time at leisure and overnight stay onboard, enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak 

Day # 6: Nile Cruise Vacation/ Cairo by sleeper train
After breakfast you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars .Then you will be transferred to Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amon, and then you will be transferred to Luxor train terminal to board your sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner and overnight stay on board

Day # 7: Cairo / free day /Alexandria
Breakfast onboard train before arriving to Cairo where you will be met by our Rep, and then transfer either to your hotel in Cairo, or enjoy amazing optional tour to visit the major sights of Alexandria, excursion to Pompeii Pillar, Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Library of Alexandria, Alexandria National Museum  and Citadel of Qaitbay - with lunch during the tour in Alexandria. Free time at leisure then transfer to your hotel in Cairo for free time at leisure and peaceful overnight at your hotel in Cairo 

Day # 8:  Cairo / Home
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo then you will be transferred to Cairo airport where you will connect with your flight back home.

Inclusions

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at Cairo airport  
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay, tours and excursions
  • All transfers by private a/c deluxe van class
  • First class sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo hotel of your choice with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board cruise Aswan to Luxor on full board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights aboard sleeper train with dinner and breakfast
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Egyptian National Museum
  • Shopping tour in Cairo to grand bazaars and old market
  • Tour to Karnak temples and Luxor temple in East bank of the Nile
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings , Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
  • Tour to Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple enroute
  • Tour to the High Dam and Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Felucca ride in Aswan river Nile and around Islands
  • Lunch meals (open buffet) during tours in Giza  / Cairo
  • Free mineral water on board the bus during all tours
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Giza  / Cairo /Aswan/Luxor
  • English speaking guide in Giza  / Cairo / Aswan/Luxor
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours
  • Free Mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 5 min. international call

Exclusions

  • x Airfare to and from Egypt
  • x Personal expenses

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