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CHEAP HOLIDAY TO EGYPT


Experience cheap holiday to Egypt 10 days 9 nights and explore the top tourist attractions in Egypt. Visit the pyramids, Sphinx, step pyramid at Saqqara and Memphis. And then travel by train to Luxor, embark on your Nile Cruise, you will see and learn about some fascinating ancient history while enjoy sailing from Luxor to Aswan. Take the sleeper train back to Cairo and visit the Egyptian museum, Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Moreover, you will enjoy a day trip to the Mediterranean city of Alexandria

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Day 1: Arrival Egypt

Day 1: Arrival Egypt

  • Welcome to Cairo. Egypt (around the clock). Nile Holiday representative will meet and assist you through the formalities, and escort by AC modern vehicle to your hotel. At hotel you will assist with a smooth check-in and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: Welcome Drink
Day 2: Pyramids Tour / Train to Luxor

Day 2: Pyramids Tour / Train to Luxor

  • CBreakfast at your hotel and check out, your expert tour guide will accompany you to visit the Pyramids of Giza. You will enjoy a fascinating introduction to the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. And then, you can visit inside the great pyramid (extra cost on spot), drive to have a panoramic view of the pyramids and then drive to visit the Valley temple and Sphinx.
  • Proceed to Memphis, the first capital of the unified Egypt, located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km (12 mi) south of Giza. Where, you can see an open-air museum that offers a variety of interesting artifacts. Continue to Saqqara, see the Step pyramid of king Djoser, the oldest complete stone building complex known in history. After finished, you will be transferred to Giza train station to travel by train to Luxor. Dinner and Breakfast will be served in your compartment & Overnight
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

  • Upon arrival to Luxor train station, you will be met, assisted and transfer to visit Karnak temple, the largest religious building in history. You will enjoy walking along the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle hall, see obelisks, shrines, walls decorated with fantastic carvings. And then drive to visit Luxor temple, located on the city center on the east bank of the Nile. After finished, transfer to your Nile Cruise, check-in for 5 days 4 nights. Lunch on board, free time at leisure. Overnight in Luxor
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tours

Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tours

  • Breakfast on board, start to visit the Valley of the Kings, one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the world. The valley contains 64 tombs (Numbered KV1-64). The tombs were carved deep into the mountain, elaborately decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs. You can go inside 3 tombs, whilst here, you can also visit Tutankhamon and Ramses VI tombs (extra tickets on spot)
  • Proceed to visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. The Temple has a unique construction by the three leveled terraces following each other with an ascending ramp in the middle. Then drive for a photo stop at the colossi of Memnon. Lunch and free time on board. Sail up-river and cross through the lock on the Nile at Esna before continuing to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 5: Edfu / Kom-ombo Tours

Day 5: Edfu / Kom-ombo Tours

  • Breakfast on board your Nile Cruise, start to visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The Ptolemaic period temple consider as the best preserved in Egypt. Return to your Cruise and continue sailing to Kom-ombo, stop to visit the unusual double Greco-Roman temple, dedicated to Sobek and Haroeris. you can also visit the crocodile Museum. And then, return to your Nile Cruise and continue sailing to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

  • Breakfast on board, today begin with your cheap holiday to Egypt to visit the unfinished obelisk. An ancient obelisk still attached to the bedrock in the granite quarry. The project was abandoned because of the cracks appeared in the granite giving an excellent idea about the mason work in ancient Egypt. Drive to visit the high dam, a rock-fill dam built across the Nile in Aswan between 1960-1970 AD, to control the annual flood and to generate electricity. And then, move on to visit Philae temple Island, where there are number of temples and shrines dedicated to different deities, the largest and the best preserved is the temple dedicated to Goddess Isis and the temple of goddess Hathor
  • Lunch on board, and then start your felucca ride on the extreme river Nile, weather permirs! Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 7: Optional: Abu Simbel / Train to Cairo

Day 7: Optional: Abu Simbel / Train to Cairo

  • Disembarkation after breakfast, then enjoy exploring Aswan or take an optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, located 280km south of Aswan. Where Ramses II (1290-1223) B.C. ordered two sun temples carved from the limestone mountains. The great temple of Amon Re and Ra-Harakhte where four famous colossal statues of Ramses II sit majestically over 20 meters high. And the small temple dedicated to the goddess Hathor and Ramses favorite wife Queen Nefertari. After finished, transfer back to Aswan.
  • Late afternoon, you will be transferred to Aswan train station to travel by train to Cairo (Giza station). Your Dinner and Breakfast will be served in your compartment
  • Meals: B.D
Day 8: Egyptian Museum and City Tours

Day 8: Egyptian Museum and City Tours

  • Upon arrival to Giza train station, you will be met, assist and transfer to visit the Egyptian Museum, houses 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts, covering 5,000 years of Egypt’s past. You will also see the treasures of the young king Tutankhamon. Your Egyptologist tour guide will introduce you to the museum’s most important pieces and then you will have free time to explore at leisure
  • Drive to see Muhammad Ali alabaster Mosque in the citadel of Saladin, the Mosque was built between 1828-1848 CE. The Mosque perched on the summit of the citadel which remained the heart of Egyptian government until the 19th-Century. Move on to visit the hanging church, the churches of St. Sergius (Abu Serga) and Ben Ezra Synagogue in Coptic Cairo. And then, wander through Khan el Khalili Bazaar in Islamic Cairo. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 9: Alexandria

Day 9: Alexandria

  • After breakfast, your Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up and travel for almost 3 hours to the second largest city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great 332 B.C. Upon arrival, start to visit the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which is a necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century A.D, merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek and Roman culture. Move on to Pompey’s pillar which stands in the center of the Serapeum, the principal temple of the Greco-Egyptian god Serapis, personified by the sacred Apis bull.
  • Continue to the Roman amphitheater this well-preserved marble theater that once seated 800 spectators with galleries. Sections of mosaic flooring and a pleasure garden all surrounded by Roman baths and villas. Then, drive to visit the Library of Alexandria which was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. You will have free time to enter the library (additional cost), though local guide will show you the library.
  • Continue to explore the 15th century Citadel of Qaitbay, built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse. End your cheap holiday to Egypt with a relaxed evening drive back to your hotel. overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: B.L
Day 10: Final Departure

Day 10: Final Departure

  • Breakfast, free time before your flight and check out, Nile Holiday representative will be waiting to transfer you to Cairo airport for your final departure
  • Meals: B.
  • Cheap holiday to Egypt – 10 Days – 9 Nights
  • If you don’t fancy travelling by overnight sleeper train, opt to undertake the journey by flight Upgrade. The option includes air travel between Cairo – Luxor and Aswan – Cairo with two Nights accommodation in the comfort of your hotel
  • If you would like to request this tour itinerary or create a Tailor Made Holiday Click Here to inquire

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Tour Price included: –

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern Vehicles
  • Accommodation for 3 Nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 Nights in 5 star Nile Cruise on full board
  • 2 Nights sleeper train Cairo/ Luxor – Aswan / Cairo on half board
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch during Cairo Tours at high quality restaurants
  • B.L.D – Stands for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Price Excludes : –

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities (Tipping)

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