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10 Days / 9 Nights
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Cairo
Cairo
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 12
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Fabulous 10 Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour

Embrace an extraordinary journey as you unveil the wonders of Egypt on a captivating 10-day Egypt solo budget tour. Traverse through the pages of history in Cairo, and explore the allure of Alexandria. Stand in awe before the timeless temples of Luxor, Aswan, and the monumental Abu Simbel.

Begin your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour (Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor & Aswan) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of GizaSaqqara, and the stunning contents of the Egyptian Museum. Board your sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Explore the beautiful Temple of Philae and the phenomenal Temples of Abu Simbel.

Venture from Aswan to Luxor, visiting Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple on your way. Discover Luxor highlights, the Valley of the Kings, and the Karnak Temple. Board your train from Luxor back to Cairo. Travel from Cairo to explore Alexandria highlights. Travel back to Cairo for the rest of your 10-day Egypt solo budget vacation.

Prepare for a cultural odyssey, where each day unfolds a new chapter in Egypt’s fascinating narrative. Join us on this budget-friendly 10-day solo adventure, where ancient marvels seamlessly meet modern enthusiasm, creating enduring memories. Egypt beckons, and your solo journey into its rich tapestry begins now!

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Aswan on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Luxor on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Edfu
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks and meals when not included
  • Any optional tour
Highlights of this 10 Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour
  • Visiting the only ancient wonder still standing, the Great Pyramid of Khufu when you visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the giant Sphinx
  • The fabulous contents of the impressive Egyptian Museum
  • The phenomenal Temples of Abu Simbel in Aswan
  • The stunning Roman Catacombs in Alexandria
  • Ponder over the ancient Egyptian afterlife and underworld at the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
Itinerary
10 Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our dedicated representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will extend a warm welcome, providing assistance with the arrival procedures and visa regulations. Following this, you will be seamlessly transferred to your hotel, allowing you some free time to commence your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Embark on your actual 10-day Egypt solo budget adventure as the tour guide from Egypt Best Vacations picks you up from your hotel, commencing with a fascinating exploration of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and Saqqara.

Today’s focus is on the Giza Plateau, where you will marvel at the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, accompanied by the majestic Great Sphinx. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the pyramids, gaining insights into their construction and the profound reasons behind their existence.

Next, venture to Saqqara, where you will encounter the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the inaugural pyramid in history. Serving as the burial ground for Memphis, the first capital city of United Egypt dating back to 3200 BCE.

Concluding the day’s exploration, you will head to Giza Railway for your overnight sleeper train journey to Aswan, anticipating the unfolding chapters of your solo adventure in Egypt.

Day 3Aswan Tour

Your guide will meet and assist you at Aswan Railway to kickstart your exploration of Aswan’s highlights. Begin with a visit to the exquisite Philae Temple, a marvel from the Greco-Roman era dedicated to Isis, the ancient Egyptian goddess of Love and Magic. Continue your journey to the High Dam, an engineering masterpiece from the 1960s. Conclude your Aswan tour at the granite quarry, where the Unfinished Obelisk stands as a testament to ancient craftsmanship.

Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Aswan, allowing you to enjoy a leisurely evening in this captivating city.

Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour

Day 4Abu Simbel Temples

Embark on a journey to Abu Simbel to marvel at the extraordinary Temples of Ramses II and his cherished wife, Nefertari. These temples stand as illustrious achievements of ancient Egypt, carved into the cliffs approximately 310 kilometers south of Aswan. The Great Temple, dedicated to Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), and the Small Temple, crafted for his beloved Queen Nefertari, showcase the splendor of their time.

The temples underwent a remarkable world rescue operation due to the rising waters of the Aswan High Dam, ensuring their preservation in the face of significant challenges in Lower Nubia.

After this awe-inspiring visit, you will be transferred back to Aswan, where you can enjoy a leisurely and free evening.

Day 5Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a journey to Kom Ombo, where you will explore the Twin Temple of Sobek and Horus. Initiated during the reign of Ptolemy V and completed under Emperor Tiberius, this temple received additions from emperors such as Domitian and Caracalla, extending its construction over a span of approximately 400 years. Adjacent to the temple, delve into the fascinating Crocodile Museum.

From Kom Ombo, continue your travels to Edfu, where a delightful lunch awaits at a local restaurant. Immerse yourself in history as you visit the remarkably preserved Temple of Horus, the most intact temple in Egypt. Adorned with reliefs and hieroglyphs on both its exterior and interior walls, the Temple of Edfu offers a captivating glimpse into ancient craftsmanship.

Conclude the day’s adventures with a transfer to your hotel in Luxor, where the next two days of your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour will unfold amid the historical wonders of this enchanting city.

Day 6Karnak & Luxor Temples

Explore the largest temple in the world, the Temple of Karnak. The Temple/Complex of Karnak was the great god’s chief sanctuary and much larger than any other monument in Egypt. It lies about 3km north of Luxor Temple. This huge and splendid complex which actually contains many separate temples covers 1700 years of expansion and an area of 300 acres.

From Karnak Temple to the majestic Temple of Luxor. The Temple of Luxor was built by the 18th Dynasty pharaoh Amenhotep III (1387-1349 BCE), the grandson of the military genius Tuthmosis III. The temple was expanded by the 19th Dynasty pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE). Numerous other sovereigns, including Tutankhamun, Horemhab, and Alexander the Great enriched the construction with reliefs, inscriptions, and minor buildings.
Transfer to your hotel for a free evening in Luxor.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 7Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple, and Colossi of Memnon

Today, you will visit the glorious tombs of the Valley of the Kings. The pharaohs during the New Kingdom ceased building pyramids and cut their tombs deep into the mountain trying to hide them from grave robbers. There are 65 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, your guide will suggest the best 3 tombs of the ones that are open to visit.

From the glorious Valley of the Kings to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut who served as solo pharaoh for about 20 years. You will end your trip at the giant Colossi of Memnon which survives from the Temple of pharaoh Amenhotep III.
Transfer to Luxor railway to board your sleeper train back to Cairo.

Day 8Egyptian 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 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 today at the historical bazaar of Khan el Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Transfer to your hotel for a free evening in Cairo.

Day 9Alexandria highlights

Embark on the exploration of coastal wonders during your 10-day solo budget tour in Egypt, as you journey from Cairo to the enchanting city of Alexandria. Upon arrival, you will visit the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a wealthy family, then became a public cemetery. The catacombs house more than 300 tombs.

From the catacombs to the nearby Pompey’s Pillar. Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long time before the Roman era. It was the place of the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple was dedicated to Osiris-Serapis was built on the mountain.

From the Pompey’s Pillar to the magnificent Citadel of Qaitbay. The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks.

You will end your tour in Alexandria by visiting the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then travel back to Cairo for final night of your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour itinerary.

Day 10End of your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour

Wrap your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo budget adventure in Egypt.

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