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15 Days / 14 Nights
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Cairo
Cairo
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 12
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Uncover Wonders of Egypt in 15 Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour

Embark on an unforgettable 15-day Egypt Solo Budget Tour adventure. This captivating journey takes you through the enchanting landscapes of Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, and Hurghada offering a unique blend of history, culture, and relaxation.

Begin your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour in Cairo. where the ancient Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx set the stage for an immersive experience. Explore the fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum. Traverse the vibrant streets of Alexandria before embarking on a sleeper train to Aswan, a city steeped in history along the tranquil Nile. Uncover the hidden wonders of Abu Simbel and Philae Temple.

Continue your odyssey along the Nile, with stops at Kom Ombo and Edfu, where ancient temples reveal the stories of bygone civilizations. Luxor beckons with its archaeological treasures, including the Valley of the Kings and the majestic Temple of Karnak, providing a glimpse into Egypt’s regal past.

The journey concludes in Hurghada, a coastal paradise on the shores of the Red Sea. Here, take a well-deserved break to relax, soak up the sun, and indulge in the beauty of the surroundings. Join us for a budget-friendly solo adventure, where each moment unveils the wonders of Egypt, creating memories to last a lifetime. Get ready to explore, discover, and immerse yourself in the captivating mystique of this extraordinary country on the 15-Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour.

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 Hurghada on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Luxor on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Aswan on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada
  • Transfer from Hurghada to Cairo
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour
Highlights of this 15 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 Ramses II and his wife Nefertari at Abu Simbel
  • The wonderful sunny beaches of the Red Sea and its awesome underwater world in Hurghada
  • 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
15 Day Egypt Solo Budget Tour

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our dedicated representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will be there to provide a warm welcome and assistance through the arrival procedures, including guidance on visa regulations. Afterward, enjoy some free time as you transfer to your hotel, marking the commencement of your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Embark on the true essence of your 15-day Egypt Solo Budget Tour as our expert guide from Egypt Best Vacations picks you up from your hotel to kickstart your journey to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and Saqqara.

Today’s expedition unfolds on the Giza Plateau, where you will delve into the awe-inspiring structures. Your tour includes a close encounter with the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, accompanied by the enigmatic Sphinx. Brace yourself for an exploration of Khufu’s pyramid, the sole ancient wonder still standing. Get ready to unravel the history of these majestic structures, understanding the intricate details of their construction and the purpose behind their existence.

Next on the itinerary is the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara, the inaugural pyramid in history. Saqqara, a significant necropolis in Egypt, served as the burial ground for Memphis, the first capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE.

Conclude the day’s discoveries with a transfer back to your hotel, marking the end of an enlightening and captivating exploration into Egypt’s ancient wonders.

Day 3Alexandria highlights

Embark on a coastal adventure during your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour as we guide you to discover the enchanting beauty 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.

Day 4Egyptian 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 Giza Railway to board your sleeper train to Aswan.

Day 5Aswan Tour

Meet and assist at Aswan Railway by your guide to commence your tour to Aswan highlights. Visit the beautiful Philae Temple, which was built during the Greco-Roman era, and dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. Then proceed to the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of 1960s. End your Aswan tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.

Transfer to your hotel in Aswan. Free evening in Aswan.

Optional tour: Nubian Village tour

Day 6Abu 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 remarkable achievements of ancient Egyptian architecture, carved into the cliffs approximately 310 kilometers south of Aswan. The Great Temple, dedicated to Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), and the Small Temple, built for Queen Nefertari, are enduring symbols of Egypt’s historical grandeur.

In a remarkable effort to preserve these treasures from the rising waters of the Aswan High Dam, a monumental world rescue operation was undertaken in Lower Nubia.

After this awe-inspiring visit, return to Aswan for a leisurely evening to unwind and explore at your own pace.

Day 7Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a journey to Kom Ombo. Here, explore the Twin Temple of Sobek and Horus, a marvel that began construction during the reign of Ptolemy V and reached completion under Emperor Tiberius. Over the course of approximately 400 years, contributions from emperors such as Domitian and Caracalla added to the temple’s grandeur. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the adjacent Crocodile Museum, providing fascinating insights into this ancient site.

Continue your adventure from Kom Ombo to Edfu, where a local restaurant awaits for a satisfying lunch. Immerse yourself in the well-preserved Temple of Horus, the most intact temple in Egypt, adorned with intricate reliefs and hieroglyphs on both its exterior and interior walls.

Conclude the day’s explorations with a transfer to your hotel in Luxor, where the next two days of your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour will unfold against the backdrop of this historically rich city.

Day 8Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

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

From the magnificent Valley of the Kings to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut who ruled as a solo pharaoh for about 20 years. You end your tour at the giant Colossi of Memnon which survives from the temple of pharaoh Amenhotep III. Back to your hotel for a free evening. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 9Karnak & Luxor Temples - Hurghada

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before delving into the exploration of two remarkable temples dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. Marvel at the grandeur of the world’s largest temple, the Temple of Karnak, and the majestic Temple of Luxor, each standing as a testament to Egypt’s rich history.

Following this immersive cultural experience, transfer to Hurghada to kickstart the next phase of your 15-day Egypt Solo Budget Tour itinerary. Indulge in four days of relaxation on the pristine beaches of the crystal-clear Red Sea, soaking up the sun and enjoying the serene beauty of this coastal paradise.

Day 10Hurghada

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

Day 11Hurghada

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

Day 12Hurghada

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

Day 13Hurghada

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

Day 14Travel back to Cairo

As part of your 15-day Egypt Solo Budget Tour, you have the option to either stay in Hurghada if your flight tomorrow is scheduled for the late afternoon or travel to Cairo for an overnight stay before your journey back home.

Day 15End of your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour

Wrap your 15-day Egypt solo budget tour with a transfer to Cairo Airport from Hurghada or from your hotel in Cairo for final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next solo budget adventure in Egypt.

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