Discover the highlights of Egypt in this lovely 7-day budget tour with a Nile cruise. Explore the attractions of famous cities in Egypt, Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Cruise the peaceful Nile for three nights from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star Nile cruise.
Enjoy one of the best cheap Egypt tour packages. Begining your 7-day budget trip to Egypt in Cairo exploring the Great Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. Then take your seated train to Aswan to start your 3-nights cruise to Luxor. Take the train from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 7-day budget itinerary in Egypt.
Highlights of the tour:
The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
The fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum.
The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan.
Sailing the peaceful Nile on a 5-star cruise ship.
The magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings.
The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple.
The first pyramid in the history of King Djoser at Saqqara.
Saladin Citadel and the White Mosque of Mohamed Ali.
The unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut.
The majestic Luxor Temple.
The most intact temple in Egypt, the temple of Edfu.
The twin temple of Horus and Sobek at Kom Ombo.
Itinerary of the trip:
Day 1: Arrival in Egypt
Arrival at Cairo airport. Meet and assist by our representative who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time.
Day 2: Great Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara
Your actual cheap holiday in Egypt just starts right now.
Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from inside?
Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed? Then on to the first pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Transfer to Giza Railway to board your seated train to Aswan to start your 3-night Nile cruise.
Day 3: Aswan - Nile cruise
Arrival at Aswan railway. Meet and assist by our representative/guide. Transfer to your Nile cruise. Check into your room, followed by lunch.
Late afternoon, take a traditional sailboat (Felucca) for a ride around Elephantine Island.
Free evening, you can discover the city of Aswan.
Day 4: Aswan Tour - Kom Ombo
Today, you are exploring the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan, the High Dam, the Temple of Philae, and the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Back to the ship to set sail to Kom Ombo. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of gods Horus, and Sobek.
Back to the ship to set sail to Edfu. Overnight is in Edfu.
Day 5: Edfu - Esna- Luxor
Take a Horse and Carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Back to the ship to set sail to Luxor via the lock of Esna. Visit Karnak and Luxor temples upon arrival in Luxor.
Free evening in Luxor to wander through the city. Overnight is in Luxor.
Day 6: Luxor West Bank - Train back to Cairo
Disembarkation. Visit the great highlights of Luxor west bank, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.
Transfer to Luxor railway to board your seated train to Cairo.
Day 7: Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili
Today, from the train station to explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum. The eye-catching objects such as the golden treasure of Tutankhamen, the silver treasure of Psusennes I, the diorite statue of Khafre, and several other pieces are on view. From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. You will finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. It is sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next budget adventure in Egypt.
3-star hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
5-star Nile cruise ship on a full board basis.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
All transfers as per itinerary.
All entrance fees as per itinerary.
Return seated train tickets.
Licensed tour guides.
Any tour or site when not included.
Meals and drinks when not included.
*** Sleeping train or flights are upon request and seated train price will be deducted.