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Enjoy the best 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers. Embark on an unforgettable 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers that will take you on a mesmerizing journey through the country’s most iconic destinations, including Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and a captivating Nile River cruise. Prepare to immerse yourself in the ancient wonders, rich history, and breathtaking landscapes that Egypt has to offer. Sail the mighty Nile for four nights on a 5-star cruise ship from Luxor to Aswan.
Begin your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers (Cairo & 4-night Nile River Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Luxor to begin your 4-night solo Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Explore the great sites along the Nile valley from Luxor to Aswan. Explore the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple, and the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Visit the most intact temple in Egypt, Edfu Temple, and the beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan. Fly from Aswan back to Cairo for the rest of your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers.
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 9 Day Egypt Tour For Solo Travelers.
Your actual 9 Day Egypt Tour For Solo Travelers begins when our professional 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.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers will take you to Luxor to spend the next four nights on board a Nile River cruise. So, after your breakfast, you will take a transfer to the Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor, where you will embark on your 4-night solo Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan.
You will meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Luxor Airport. You will then get to see the largest temple in the world, the Temple of Karnak, which was built by several pharaohs in ancient times. Then to the majestic Temple of Luxor, which is connected to Karnak by the ceremonial avenue of the Sphinxes. These temples were dedicated to Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, the Theban Triad.
Overnight in Luxor.
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 recommend the best 3 tombs of the ones 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.
Back to the ship to set sail to Edfu via the Lock of Esna. Overnight in Edfu.
Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor
Once you’ve finished breakfast, you will take a horse-drawn carriage to visit Edfu’s Temple of Horus, which was built during the Greco-Roman era and it is the most intact temple in Egypt. Following the visit to the temple at Edfu, the ship will sail up to Kom Ombo to visit the twin temple of Sobek, the Crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god, before visiting the Crocodile Museum near the temple. Following the temple visit, the ship will travel up to Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.
Following breakfast, you will start your tour in Aswan. The first stop will be the High Dam, which was built in the 1960s to stop floods and generate hydroelectricity. Next, you drive to the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk. Afterward, you will take a motorboat to visit the incredible Temple of Philae, which was built primarily during the Ptolemaic period. As a result of the dam construction, UNESCO had to move the temple to a new location.
Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour
Disembarkation. Transfer to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo for the rest of your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers . Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel.
Optional tour: Abu Simbel Temples 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, 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 back to your hotel for last night of your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers.
You will end your 9-day Egypt tour for solo travelers with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo adventure in Egypt.