Budget Tour in Egypt: Nile Cruise, Desert Safari, and Day Tours in Aswan and Luxor Temples

 

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Arrive at the Cairo International Airport, you will be greeted by Star Shine Tours representative who will meet and assist you at the airport. Then transfer to your hotel. There will be a short briefing with your guide about your itinerary, Check in overnight at your hotel.

Overnight: Cairo
 
Day 2: Giza and Sakkara Necropolises

Take breakfast at your hotel then meet our professional Egyptologist tour guide in the lobby to start an unforgettable day tour. Stop at the great pyramids of Giza, pyramid of Cheops, Chephen and Mykerinus then visit the Great Sphinx of Giza, the head of pharaoh with a lion's body. The tour includes a visit to the granite temple beside Sphinx know as the Valley temple. From there, head to Sakkara necropolis to visit the Step Pyramid of Djoser, first completed Pyramid in Egypt in addition to some other amazing tombs. Have lunch in a traditional restaurant serving local food like falalfel before you move to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt. Transfer to Giza Train Station take your seating first class train or coash to Aswan overnight.

Overnight: First Class train or Coach 
Meals: Breakfast, and Lunch
 
Day 3: Aswan: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple of Isis

Arrive in Aswan around 10:00 am; you will meet our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Aswan. Get your breakfast box and start a tour excursion in Aswan by air-conditioned vehicle visiting the majestic Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk and famous High Dam of Aswan which constituted Lake Nasser after completion in 1971. Spend a free evening at your leisure, and an overnight at your hotel in Aswan.

Overnight: Aswan hotel
Meals: Breakfast 
 
Day 4: Felucca Sail Boat Embarkation from Aswan, and an optional tour to Abu Simbel

Today you have a choice for an optional tour to visit Abu Simbel village where the famous Abu Simbel Temple stand by a modern air-condition (group bus) starting early in the morning at 4:00 am. In the afternoon, we get back to tour basics and jump onboard a felucca sail boat, en route to the Elephantine and Kitchener's Islands on the River Nile. The beautiful floating felucca continues north and we pull out the old sleeping bag for the night on deck while our local captain makes us at home with locally made meals, and an overnight on board.

Overnight: Felucca Sail Boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  dinner 
Day 5: Felucca Disembarkation, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, Off to Luxor, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple

Take your breakfast on board, and check out to transfer to Luxor by our A/C vehicle to visit Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple of Horus. Arrive in Luxor to check in your hptel for some rest and relaxation. Reach Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile headed god of evil and Haroeris the falcon headed good god. We then head to Edfu to visit the most preserved and completed temple in Egypt, Temple of Edfu, dedicated to god Horus and Hathor of Dendera. Continue towards Luxor. Arrive in Luxor and take an afternoon tour on the East bank of Luxor city, the ancient city of Thebes. There you will know more about the Temple of Luxor, the most beautiful temple in Egypt in addition to the Temple of Karnak which is the largest temple in the world. Move to have an overnight at your hotel in Luxor.

Overnight: Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, and Lunch 
Day 6: Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon – Off to Cairo

Take breakfast at your hotel then meet our tour guide again to complete your tour for the sightseeing in Luxor. Take the adventure of the sacred Valley of the Kings among the tombs of King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII. From the kings take another adventurous tour to the Valley of Queens where tombs of the queens and princesses of the XVIII, XVIV, and XX Dynasties were buried. You will visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, built by Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt for about 20 years during the 18th  Dynasty (1490–1469 B.C). Depart Hatshepsut Temple to get transferred by train to Cairo.

Overnight: First Class train or Coach 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner 
Day 7: Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Salah Ed-Din, Old Cairo, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Arrive in Cairo to meet our representative in the Cairo Railway Station to transfer you to your hotel to check in. At a later time, meet our qualified tour guide to take you to Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. Take lunch in Abu Tariq Restaurant, serving local traditional food; namely, Koshary (Kushari); an Egyptian dish of rice, lentils, chickpeas and macaroni topped with tomato sauce and fried onion. After lunch-time, visit Old Cairo to see the Islamic area of Cairo including citadel of Salah El Din and the famous alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo, where the Romans constructed the Babylon Fortress which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St. Mary or more commonly known as the Hanging Church, followed by Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church said to be the resting place of the Holy Family. At evening, visit the old market of Khan El-Khalily then transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, and Lunch 
Day 8: Cairo to Baharyia Oasis, White and black desert

After breakfast, our representative will meet you in the hotel lobby to start your tour to Baharyia Oasis by an air-conditioned public bus used only to transfer tourists equipped with bathroom. Arrive in Baharyia Oasis and have lunch in Bawity Village, as well as the Bedouin tea. From there, get ready to your adventure desert safari by 4X4 jeep car to reach the massive sand dunes, and visit Swiss Tomb as well as the Black Mountain to climb its top for an amazing view of the Black Desert. Afterwards, you will visit Aghabat area then continue driving to the White Desert to see the sunset before setup the camp in one of the most beautiful areas in Egypt. Have a barbeque lunch and stay for overnight under the glimmering stars at your desert camp.

Overnight: Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and  dinner
Day 9: From Baharyia Oasis to Cairo

Have an early breakfast at the camp, and derive back through the desert to have a local tour of Baharyia Oasis visiting the many therapeutic hot and cold springs, English House of the British ruler during the British colonization, and Jebel Dist "Pyramid Mountain" with its symmetrical sides and pointed peak. At the end of your tour, enjoy the inspiring Baharyia Oasis Museum of Golden Mummies before you transfer back to Cairo to have an overnight at your Hotel.

Overnight: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, and Lunch 
Day 10: Final Departure

After check-out, you will be transferred by your tour manger to take you to the Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.

Meals: breakfast

Inclusions:

  • Meet and assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Aswan for 1 night on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Felucca for 1 night on full board basis
  • Accommodation in Luxor for 1 night on bed and breakfast
  • Accommodation in first class seating train or coash for 2 nights
  • Accommodation in a camp in the White Desert for 1 night include full board meals
  • Camping equipment like (tent, sleeping bag, etc.)
  • Train ticket  Or Coach from Cairo to Aswan and back from Luxor to Cairo
  • All sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transportation provided by a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist tour guide Shred with our Star Shine Tours group (maximum 15 people
  • Oriental local Lunch
  • A bottle of mineral water one per day during your tour
  • 12 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • Free SIM card during your tour charged for about 30 minutes for local c alls or 2 minutes of international calls
  • Portage when needed
  • All service and charge taxes

Exclusions:

  • International flight ticket
  • Egypt entry visa
  • Entrance fees to historical places
  • Any optional tour not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals except where indicted
  • Drinks and any personal expenses
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Travel insurance

 

 May - September October - April
Double388 $344 $
Single488 $ 444 $

 

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Price (USD): 
$388
Price (EUR): 
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10 Days & 9 Nights
Tour Package Overview: 
Tour Code: SBTE0054
Tour Duration: 10 days/9 nights 
Transport: Vehicle, first class train, Nile felucca, jeep 4 X 4, 
Availability: any day around the year 
Tour Style: 18 to 35 years adventure tours 
Group Size: minimum 5 people, maximum 15 persons
Tour Name: Budget Tour in Egypt: Nile Cruise, Desert Safari, and Day Tours in Aswan and Luxor Temples
Starting Point: Cairo, Egypt 
Finishing Point: Cairo, Egypt 
Price:  From 388 $ P.P 
 

Make the most of Egypt's historical and traditional sites by Star Shine Tours budget tours and cheap travel packages custom-tailored to meet the needs of young people and students. Our exclusive tour in Egypt includes a wide variety of historical sites, traditional, desert safari as well as felucca on the Nile River. This is a 10-days journey starting in Pyramids of Giza to the Temples of Aswan passing by the Bahariya Oasis in the Egyptian desert. Savor the beautiful first pyramid ever built in Egypt in Sakkara necropolis in addition to the Great Pyramids in Giza necropolis then move the Egyptian Museum and discover Old Cairo with. Spend some nights aboard the 1st class sitting train, one night on the traditional felucca on the Nile and experience sleeping under the stars in the middle of nowhere in the White Desert. Have some traditional lunches serving local food like falalfel and Kushari. Visit the greatest open museum in the world of Luxor and the majestic temples in Aswan. Experience a walk through the Valley of the Kings. Take a desert safari adventure for 2 days in the great sand dunes to the pure nature and quietness under huge numberless glimmering stars. Book our budget tour today and enjoy the most of Egypt in 10 days!

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