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Egypt Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 13 Days

Astounding Egypt Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 13 Days. Embark on an unforgettable 13-day Egypt Budget Tour, combining the highlights of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and a delightful Nile cruise. Immerse yourself in the ancient wonders, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes of Egypt, all while staying within your budget.

Enjoy one of the best cheap Egypt tour packages. Begin your Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Venture from Cairo to Alexandria to discover its great highlights, the Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay.

Take your sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Discover the magnificent sites along the Nile valley from Aswan to Luxor. Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae and the impressive Temple of Edfu. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Explore the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple.

Travel by land from Luxor to Hurghada for some relaxation on the Red Sea beaches. Discover the fabulous underwater world of the Red Sea. Transfer back from Hurghada to Cairo for the rest of your Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days. 

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 3-star hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 3-star hotel in Hurghada on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Day trip to Alexandria from Cairo by car
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan on a half board basis
  • 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

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days
  • 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 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
  • Sailing the peaceful Nile River from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star cruise ship for three nights
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
  • The impressive Roman Catacombs in Alexandria
Itinerary
Egypt Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 13 Days

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

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 Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days. Explore the wonders of ancient Egypt with our Egypt 13 days itineraries.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramid, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your actual Egypt budget holiday with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary 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. 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. 

Day 3Alexandria highlights

Your Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary is taking you to explore the coastal wonders of the beautiful city of Alexandria. So, you will take a transfer from Cairo to 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 to begin your 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

Day 5Aswan - Nile cruise

Arrival at Aswan railway. Meet and assist 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 Nile River cruise to spend your coming three nights of your Egypt Budget Tour with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary on board a Nile River cruise.

Optional tour: Nubian Village tour

 

Day 6Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Enjoy a free morning onboard your cruise ship or join us on an early optional tour to the great temples of Abu Simbel.
Your Nile cruise ship will set sail to Kom Ombo around lunchtime. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of  Horus and Sobek. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.  

Then proceed to the nearby Crocodile Museum for a short visit, then back to the cruise ship to set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 7Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Before your breakfast you will take a Horse and Carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls. 

Take your carriage back to your cruise ship to set sail to Luxor via the lock of Esna. Once, you reach Luxor, you will visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. These temples are connected by the Sphinxes Avenue and dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 8Luxor West Bank - Hurghada

Disembarkation. Visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. Then proceed to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who served as a sole pharaoh for about 20 years. End your tour at the Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III.

Transfer to Hurghada to spend your next four days of your Egypt Budget Tour with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary. Enjoy some relaxation on the crystal Red Sea beaches.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 9Hurghada

Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request. Discover the beautiful city of Hurghada with our Hurghada day tours

Day 10Hurghada

Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request. Hurghada private transfers are available upon request to go through the city. 

Day 11Hurghada

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

Day 12Travel back to Cairo

Your Egypt Budget Tour with Nile cruise in 13 days itinerary gives you an option to stay in Hurghada if your international flight is in the afternoon the next day but if your flight is in the early morning, then you will travel to Cairo to stay the night there.

Day 13End of your Egypt Budget Tour with Nile cruise in 13 days

Unfortunately, it is the end of your Egypt budget tour with Nile cruise in 13 days, so you will drive from Hurghada to Cairo Airport or get a transfer from your Cairo hotel to Cairo Airport. It is sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next budget adventure in Egypt.

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