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Amazing 5-day Egypt budget tour package. Embark on a remarkable journey through the enchanting cities of Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor, all while keeping your travel budget in mind. This carefully designed itinerary is the perfect blend of history, culture, and affordability, allowing you to explore the iconic landmarks of Egypt without breaking the bank.
Begin your 5-day Egypt budget tour itinerary (Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum. Travel from Cairo to Alexandria to discover the impressive Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay.
Board your sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor to explore the highlights of Luxor’s west and east banks. Discover great tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the impressive Karnak Temple. Then board your sleeper train back to Cairo for the rest of your 5-day Egypt budget tour.
Join us on the “5-Day Egypt Budget Tour: Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor” and embark on an unforgettable journey through Egypt’s captivating cities. Prepare to be immersed in the wonders of ancient civilizations, awe-inspiring monuments, and the warm hospitality of the Egyptian people, all while maintaining an affordable travel experience. Get ready for a budget-friendly adventure that will create lasting memories.
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 for free time and the beginning of your 5-day Egypt budget tour.
Your actual 5-day Egypt budget tour (Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor) begins when Egypt Best Vacations tour guide picks you up from your hotel for the tour of 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. 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 to Giza Railway to board your sleeper train to Luxor.
Another great day of your 5-day Egypt budget tour in Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will meet with your guide to commence your tour to the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. Then proceed to the unique Hatshepsut Temple, and the giant Colossi of Memnon.
Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then continue your tour to the impressive Temple of Karnak and the majestic Temple of Luxor. These two temples were dedicated the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonus.
Transfer to Luxor railway to board your sleeper train back to Cairo.
Embark on a scenic journey from Giza Railway to the enchanting City of Alexandria, marking another delightful day in your 5-day Egypt budget tour package. 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 the final night of your 5-day Egypt budget tour itinerary.
Today, you are exploring 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.
Conclude your 5-day Egypt 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 budget adventure in Egypt.