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Unveiling Egypt’s Riches: A 5-Day Cairo & Alamein Budget Tour

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Egypt with our 5-day Cairo Alamein budget tour. This affordable adventure promises to unveil the treasures of Cairo, Alexandria, and Alamein without breaking the bank. Dive into the ancient wonders of the Great Pyramids of Giza, explore the Roman Catacombs in Alexandria, and pay homage to history at the World War II Cemetery in El-Alamein.

Begin your budget-friendly expedition by marveling at the iconic Great Pyramids of Giza. Your wallet stays intact as you witness the grandeur of the Sphinx and explore the nearby Pyramid of Khafre. Venture to Alexandria, where a treasure trove of history awaits. Dive beneath the bustling streets to uncover the Roman Catacombs, a fascinating labyrinth of tunnels and chambers adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. 

Step back in time at El-Alamein, a pivotal site in World War II history. Pay tribute to the fallen soldiers at the Commonwealth War Cemetery and Museum, where poignant memorials and exhibits commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of those who fought in the North African campaign. Gain invaluable insights into this significant chapter of global history while staying within your budget.

This budget-friendly Cairo & Alamein itinerary allows you to discover the captivating essence of Egypt without burning a hole in your wallet. From the awe-inspiring pyramids to the poignant WWII memorials, this 5-day adventure offers a rich tapestry of experiences for budget-conscious travelers. So, pack your bags and embark on an unforgettable Egyptian escapade!

Price from:

495 USD per person in a triple room (Group tour)

515 USD per person in a twin room (Group tour)

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 3-star standard hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3-star standard hotel in Alexandria on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Hotel picks up and drops off 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

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 5 years are free of charge
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 5-Day Cairo & Alamein Budget Tour

Embark on a budget-friendly adventure through the wonders of Egypt with our 5-Day Cairo & Alamein Budget Tour, where unforgettable experiences await at every turn.

  • Great Pyramids of Giza: Stand in awe before the last surviving wonders of the ancient world. Explore the mystique of the pyramids, including the towering Great Pyramid of Khufu, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the Pyramid of Khafre, all while staying within your budget.
  • Roman Catacombs in Alexandria: Descend into the underground world of Alexandria's Roman Catacombs, where history comes to life through intricate carvings and sculptures. Uncover the secrets of this ancient burial site and marvel at its well-preserved artifacts without overspending.
  • World War II Cemetery in El-Alamein: Honor the legacy of the brave soldiers who fought in the North African campaign at the Commonwealth War Cemetery and Museum. Pay your respects at poignant memorials and gain profound insights into this pivotal chapter of global history—all without breaking the bank.
  • Affordable Accommodation: Rest easy knowing that your accommodation during this budget tour is comfortable, clean, and cost-effective. Whether it's a cozy guesthouse or a budget hotel, we ensure that you get the most out of your stay without sacrificing quality.
  • Expert Guides: Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our experienced local guides who will enrich your journey with fascinating insights and stories about each destination. Gain a deeper understanding of Egypt's rich history and culture without any extra cost.
  • Transportation Included: Leave the hassle of transportation to us as we take care of all your travel needs throughout the tour. From airport transfers to comfortable coach rides between destinations, we make getting around easy and affordable.
Itinerary
5-Day Cairo & Alamein Budget Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the visa and arrival regulations. Transfer to your hotel and the beginning of your Egypt 5-day Cairo and Alamein budget tour.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your actual Cairo and Alamein budget tour begins when Egypt Best Vacations tour guide picks you up 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? (Optional). 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.

Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3Alexandria wonders

Today, your 5-day Cairo and Alamein budget tour takes you to the beautiful City of Alexandria. Alexandria was the capital city of Egypt during the Greco-Roman era. 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 transfer to your hotel.

Day 4El-Alamein highlights

Travel from Alexandria to El-Alamein to visit the World War II Museum. El-Alamein Military Museum was founded on the 16th of December, 1956, when the late president Gamal Abd El-Nasser ordered its establishment to commemorate Egypt’s fundamental role in one of the most important battles of World War II, Al-Alamein battle, which broke out between the allies and the Axis Powers in October 1942.

Then proceed to the World War II Cemetery of the Commonwealth. This cemetery contains the graves of men who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, brought in from a wide area, but especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942 and in the period immediately before that.

Continue the Italian Memorial, or ‘Sacrario italiano a El Alamein’. The memorial is a white octagonal monument to the 4,800 Italian soldiers who died in the 1942 Battle of El Alamein and the approximately 38,000 missing. There is also a nearby chapel.

End your tour at the German Tombs. El Alamein German War Cemetery was built in the shape of a fortress. It contains 4,213 German burials from the Second and 30 from the First World War. There are also 31 casualties with an unknown nationality buried here.

Savor a final taste of local life with a delicious lunch at a charming restaurant as you travel back to Cairo for final night of your 5-day Cairo and Alamein budget tour.

Day 5End of your 5-day Cairo and Alamein budget tour

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt’s 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 today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Conclude your 5-day tour to Cairo and Alamein budget tour with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next budget adventure in Egypt.

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