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7 Days Budget Tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria

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Tour Details

Duration

7 Days / 6 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Alexandria / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Experience of Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria

Seven days in paradise seems magical well this is exactly what our 7 days budget tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria offers. All of our budget tours are customized by the best time & financial consultants to ensure you have an amazing time in the best prices while enjoying the finest service. The immortal majestic destinations of Egypt tourist attractions will be waiting for visit such as ancient Egyptian, Coptic & Islamic destinations. You will get to explore the beauty of the Nile River from onboard a deluxe Nile cruise between the magical cities of Luxor & Aswan. Live the vacation you deserve & book us now.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • The Great Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Egyptian Museum

Alexandria Attractions

  • The Catacombs
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • The Citadel of Qaitbey
  • Alexandria Library

Aswan Attractions

  • The High Dam
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple
  • Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Luxor Attractions

  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Karnak Temples

Tour Inclusions

  • 3 Nights accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo.

  • 3 Nights accommodation in 5* Deluxe cruise

  • Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary.

  • All transfers by private A.C. Cars.

  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.

  • An expert Egyptologist tour guide.

  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan.

  • Flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Tipping.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

  • Entry inside Tutankhamun, Seti I & Ramses VI Tombs in the Valley of the Kings “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrive to Cairo Airport - Check-in at 5* Hotel

Day One:Arrive to Cairo Airport - Check-in at 5* Hotel

On day 1, our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will be waiting for you at your arrival gate and will help you in completing all of your passport entry formalities and luggage identification & carry.

You will be then transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your hotel for checking-in.

During the evening, you will begin your Cairo tour by a Dinner cruise on the Everlasting Nile River. You will chill out & enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the unforgettable Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition then you will return to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Visit Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum

Day Two:Visit Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum

In the morning time, you will have your breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Cairo and then, join your private Egyptologist tour guide to begin your Cairo, Nile cruise & Alexandra tour by exploring the great monuments of the ancient Egyptian civilization including:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The Giza pyramids complex is one of history's most ancient landmarks dates back to more than 4000 years and contains the three great pyramids, six little pyramids, the protector of Egypt the Great Sphinx and the valley temple which was used in ascending the pharaohs to the heavens to their rightful place and preserving their legacy forever.

The Great Pyramid of Khufu

The Great Pyramid of Khufu is a part of history itself as it is the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It dates back to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old which reached the peak of pyramid constructions.

It was constructed in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone to reach the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311 AD. Its interior complex design compared to its size & magnitude has grabbed the attention of countless people from all over the world.

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is the solidification of might & wisdom and the oldest statue in existence.

It has the height of 73 m (240 ft) & 19 m (66 ft) and the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man probably king Khafre a.k.a. king Chephren.

The Valley Temple

The Valley Temple is a mortuary temple known for being the home of the Mummification process since Egypt old Kingdom.

It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization, made entirely from limestone, granite, and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren.

Proceed to have your Lunch at a Pyramid / Nile view restaurant, Then move to visit:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is a historical-artistic gallery filled with ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments dating back to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods.

Within the two floors of the museum exist over 120,000 artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold & gemstones and ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, jewelry, funerary objects that can only be found in Egypt.

The treasures of King Tutankhamun are the most known and visited, plus a number of displayed mummies existed within the museum.

At the end of the day transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon your arrival check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise and spend the overnight.

Day Three : Visit Aswan Attractions

Day Three:Visit Aswan Attractions

In the early morning, you will enjoy your breakfast and continue your Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria tour through all the mesmerizing Aswan tourist attractions starting with:

The High Dam

The High Dam was constructed between 1960 & 1970 with the help of Moscow based Hydro project Institute to have better control over Nile flooding, generate Hydroelectricity, provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser.

After its construction, it put the Abu Simbel and Philae Temple in danger but was miraculously saved by the UNESCO in the 60s in the most challenging archeological rescue mission in human history.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a unique monument with no compare, it was constructed by an order from Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple with the Lateran obelisk that resides today at the Lateran palace in Rome.

The obelisk became known as "Tekhenu" which means to pierce the sky" & reached the height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons and showcases how exactly obelisks were constructed.

The obelisk was cracked during construction and remained in the same place till today.

Philae Temple

Philea Temple is a genuine mesmerizing example of the goddess Isis of Love & Beauty, it is known for showcasing the" Myth of Osiris" that the husband of Isis "Osiris" Is killed by His brother Set out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld then Set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God.

The temple was relocated in the 60s to the island of Agilkia as a part of a rescue mission led by UNESCO after the construction of the Aswan High Dam & the flooding of Lake Nasser.

At the end of the day transfer back to the Nile cruise to have your lunch and overnight.

Day Four : Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Day Four:Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Morning time, you will enjoy your breakfast on board the cruise and head to:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple with your tour guide which means "The Hill Of Gold".

It was constructed in the Greco-Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V.

Kom Ombo is famous for its unique design of a distinctive double design divided into two identical sectors" one for the crocodile god Sobek and the later for the falcon sky god Horus.

Back to the cruise to have your lunch and continue sailing to:

Edfu temple

Edfu Temple is truly a special landmark as it is one of the last temples ever built during the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the official worship house of the sky god Horus.

The temple was constructed on the same site where the fight between the devil god Set and Horus happened according to Osiris Myth.

The architecture & interior of the Edfu Temple is beautiful as it merges between Greek and Egyptian design in the finest fashion.

Keep sailing to Luxor and spend the overnight on board.

Day Five : Nile Cruise in Luxor - Visit Luxor Monuments

Day Five:Nile Cruise in Luxor - Visit Luxor Monuments

In Day Five, enjoy your breakfast and check-out from the Nile Cruise then you will be accompanied by your tour guide & board a private air-conditioned vehicle to complete your 7 days tour through all of Luxor tourist attractions starting with:

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is a tunnel to the afterlife and a staircase to heavens for the greatest kings and queens of Egypt new kingdom (1570-1070 BC).

It is probably the most important archaeological sites in the world as it became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.

It contains 63 tombs filled with countless enchanting artifacts, decorations, and the remains of pharaohs like Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamun.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple is the finest reflection of the allure & grandeur of the new Kingdom (1550-1070 BC) and showcases the great statue of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut.

The temple is called “Deir El-Bahari” and was once known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies).

It was designed in 1479 BC by Hatshepsut’s chancellor Senenmut and took 15 years to construct & the design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture.

It holds some of the most impressive decorations and statues in all of Egypt.

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon is ancient art piece protecting the city from all harm. The colossi consist of two colossal blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each that has the shape of Amenhotep III(1386-1350).

The colossi are quite damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD.

The statues were famous during the Greco-Roman period as there used to be a rumor of “The Vocal Memnon” as the statutes sang at dawn in a crying sound from time to time which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.

You will then have your lunch on an island as your tour includes a boat trip on the Nile river. Then end your tour in Luxor by visiting:

Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is one of the holiest archeological sites in the world and one of the world's biggest man-made constructions & open-air museums in the world.

It was known as Ipet-isu which means “The Most Selected Of Places” and Pr-Imn “House Of Amon” since more than 4000 years as the center of the religious worship of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom.

The entire complex was mainly dedicated to the Theban triad which consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou, but also served other gods like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah and Isis.

The complex covers 2 full miles of land and holds over 25 temples and chapels, including many Obelisks, sanctuaries, and groups of columns that detail the heroic tales of the Pharaohs.

Finally, transfer to Luxor airport to catch the flight to Cairo and check-in 5* hotel for overnight.

Day Six : Tour to Alexandria Landmarks

Day Six:Tour to Alexandria Landmarks

In the early morning, have your breakfast and drive to the bride of the Mediterranean Sea Alexandria to complete your Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria tour joined by a private Egyptologist tour guide and enjoy discovering some tiptop Alexandria tourist attractions such as:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The Catacombs are a special piece of foreign art located in Egypt as it represents the fusion of the ancient Egyptian culture on the Greco-Roman Period.

It was constructed as a necropolis dating to 2nd century AD which was able to mix the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the most ultimate breathtaking fashion.

It holds a great number of Greek and roman artifacts and decorations between its three-level stories which made it gain the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Back above ground, continue to visit:

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is a great pillar of ancient roman times, it is the largest monoliths column ever built outside of Rome and stands at height of 28m tall and 2.7 m wide of pure red granite and on its western upper side is Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian.

The reason why it is named Pompey's pillar is that in the Middle Ages the crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey are located in a pot at the high top of the pillar.

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:

Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbey Citadel is a special castle holding the spirit of Alexandria Lighthouse, it was constructed in 1477 by sultan Al-Ashraf Saif Al-Din Qa'it Bay to contain amazing Islamic decorations on the same location which contained the marvelous lighthouse of Alexandria using the stones salvaged from the destroyed lighthouse that served as the third longest surviving ancient wonder in the world until it's destruction by a series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD.

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library is one of the biggest and most advanced libraries in the world, it acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library and has a mesmerizing design. It contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world.

The library contains books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in North Africa and the Middle East, beautiful art galleries plus a collection of some of the rarest collection of books in the entire world.

Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car for overnight.

Day Seven : End Your Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria Tour

Day Seven:End Your Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria Tour

On your final day, you will enjoy your breakfast then our representative will transfer you to the airport so you can end your 7 days Egypt tour & return home safely.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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