10 Day Egypt Budget Tour: Cairo, Hurghada And Felucca Cruise

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Wonders of Egypt through 10-day Egypt Budget Tour and Felucca Cruise

Engaging 10-day Egypt budget tour to Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, and felucca cruise. Egypt, a land of ancient mystique and timeless beauty, beckons you on this unforgettable 10-day budget tour. Experience Egypt’s great wonders and immerse yourself in the rich culture and vibrant landscapes as you cruise the Nile River on a traditional felucca cruise. Enjoy some relaxation on the Red Sea beaches in Hurghada. 

Begin your 10-day Egypt budget tour (Cairo, Luxor & Felucca Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Board your sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Enjoy sailing the Nile onboard the traditional felucca cruise from Aswan. Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae, the twin Temple of Kom Ombo, and the most intact temple in Egypt, Edfu Temple

Travel by road from Edfu to Luxor to explore the major highlights of the west and east sides of Luxor. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the impressive Karnak Temple. Then travel to Hurghada for some relaxation before your travel back to Cairo for the rest of your 10-day Egypt budget tour and Felucca tour. 

Please keep in mind that slight changes during the felucca ride might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 3-star hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Felucca cruise on a Full Board basis
  • 3-star hotel in Luxor on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 3-star hotel in Hurghada on bed and breakfast basis
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • Transfer from Hurghada to Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks and meals when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Itinerary
10 Day Egypt Budget Tour: Cairo, Hurghada And Felucca Cruise

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel and the beginning of your 10-Day Egypt Budget Tour and Felucca Cruise.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your actual Your actual 10 Day Egypt Budget Tour and Felucca Cruise, begins when Egypt Best Vacations tour guide picks you up from your hotel to commence your tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and Saqqara.

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 the 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. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE. Return back to your hotel.

Day 3Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

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.

From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was 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 Giza Railway to board your sleeper train to Aswan to begin your felucca Nile cruise.

Day 4Aswan Tour - Felucca cruise

You’re going to spend the next night of your 10-Day Egypt Budget Tour and Felucca Cruise, on board a Felucca River cruise. 

Meet your guide at Aswan Railway to commence your tour. Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan such as the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats in the 1960s. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. End your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.

Board your Felucca Nile cruise. Enjoy the Nile landscape in Aswan while cruising. 

Day 5Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples

Breakfast and disembarkation. Visit the famous Camel Market (every Saturday and Sunday). Daraw has one of the largest camel markets in Egypt. Most of the camels come in caravans from Sudan’s Darfur and Kordofan along the Darb Al Arba’een (Forty Days Rd) to just north of Abu Simbel before being trucked to Daraw. It is a picturesque sight and fascinating to see the trading; sometimes there are as many as 2000 camels.

Travel to Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum. This temple was built in the Ptolemaic period. Due to the conflict between Sobek and Horus, the ancient Egyptians felt it necessary to separate their temple spaces within one temple. The Kom Ombo Temple has two entrances, courts, colonnades, Hypostyle halls, and sanctuaries, one side for each god.

Transfer from Kom Ombo to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Edfu Temple is one of the most striking and complete of ancient Egyptian temples and is dedicated to the worship of the god Horus. Situated on the western bank of the Nile, its construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (246–221 BC) in 237 BC, but was completed in the reign of Ptolemy XII (80–51 BC) in 57 BC, 180 years later.

Then transfer to your hotel in Luxor for a free evening.

Day 6Luxor highlights - Hurghada

Visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom period were buried. Your guide will recommend the best three open tombs to visit. From the Valley of the Kings to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt for about 20 years as a sole pharaoh. You will end your tour of Luxor west bank at the Colossi of Memnon.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then visit the impressive Temple of Karnak and the great Temple of Luxor. Both temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu. 

Transfer to Hurghada to enjoy some relaxation on the next three days of your 10-day Egypt budget tour. Enjoy some beach activities and explore the magnificent underwater world of the Red Sea. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 7Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 8Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 8Travel back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel then travel by road to Cairo for last night of your 10-day Egypt budget tour to Cairo and felucca cruise.

Day 10End of your 10-day Egypt budget tour to Cairo and felucca cruise

You will end your 10-day Egypt budget tour to Cairo and felucca cruise with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is sad to leave us, so ask our guides about your next budget adventure in Egypt.

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