Egypt Solo Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 10 Days

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Best Egypt Solo Budget Tour with Nile cruise in 10 days

Welcome to an extraordinary 10-day solo journey through Egypt on our Egypt Solo Budget Tour with Nile Cruise in 10 days. A unique blend of ancient marvels, serene landscapes, and tranquil moments.  Explore the attractions of famous cities in Egypt, Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Sail the peaceful Nile for three nights from Aswan to Luxor. Relax in Hurghada and enjoy the Red Sea beaches and its underwater world.

Begin your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour with Nile cruise in Cairo. Where the juxtaposition of history and contemporary life creates a captivating atmosphere. Giza Great Pyramids will whisper tales of pharaohs, while the treasures of the Egyptian Museum dazzle your senses.

Board your sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan to begin your Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Glide down the Nile for three magical nights, waking to golden temples like Karnak and Luxor. Marvel at the haunting beauty of Philae Temple. Feel history come alive in the Valley of the Kings.

As the cruise concludes, set your compass towards the coastal haven of Hurghada, where golden sands and azure waters await. Indulge in moments of pure relaxation, whether it’s unwinding by the Red Sea or exploring the vibrant marine life beneath its surface. Trade temple shadows for sun-drenched beaches, snorkel vibrant coral reefs, and let the Red Sea’s rhythm lull you into blissful relaxation.

Concluding the journey, return to the heart of Cairo, where the echoes of history resonate in the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. This 10-day Egypt solo budget tour with Nile cruise odyssey seamlessly weaves together ancient wonders, modern vibrancy, and serene coastal bliss. Ensuring a truly immersive experience that will linger in your memories forever. Join us as we unveil the treasures of Egypt, blending culture, adventure, and relaxation in a once-in-a-lifetime exploration.

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 on a 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • Single basis accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Hurghada on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan
  • 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 Egypt Solo Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 10 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
Itinerary
Egypt Solo Budget Tour With Nile Cruise In 10 Days

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Touch down in Cairo and kick off your epic Egyptian exploration on a shoestring! Egypt Best Vacations removes the arrival hassle – visas, airport procedures, and a budget-friendly ride to your chosen stay are all covered. Unwind, recharge, and get ready to unravel Egypt’s wonders in this fabulous 10 day tour, without breaking the bank!

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour with Nile cruise, starting now. Begin your adventure by visiting the Giza Plateau today, where you will marvel at the impressive Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, as well as the iconic Great Sphinx. Get ready for an extraordinary journey as you explore the interior of Khufu’s pyramid, the only surviving wonder of the ancient world.

Today’s exploration goes beyond the structures, delving into the history of the pyramids—uncovering the meticulous construction and the purpose behind their creation. Following this, your adventure takes you to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara, the first pyramid in history. After a day filled with discovery, transfer back to your hotel. 

Day 3Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

Dive into Egypt’s ancient secrets! Start with the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, where centuries come alive across two floors. Then, journey through time at the mighty Saladin Citadel, built against crusader swords. Climb to the peak of the Citadel for breathtaking city views, and marvel at the majestic White Mosque of Mohamed Ali.

Cap off your day in the labyrinthine Khan el Khalili, the Middle East’s largest bazaar, where haggling is an art form! Finally, board your comfortable sleeper train to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

Day 4Aswan Tour - Nile cruise

For the next four days, the Nile transforms into your majestic chariot, carrying you past ancient wonders and vibrant landscapes. Your comfortable cruise ship becomes your haven, to witness the timeless dance of sun and sand. Each bend in the river unveils a new chapter in Egypt’s story, leaving you breathless with its grandeur.

Your adventure begins in Aswan, where our friendly guide greets you at the railway station. Dive into the city’s highlights, starting with the High Dam, a testament to human ingenuity that tamed the Nile’s might. Imagine the roar of engines and the sweat of countless laborers who sculpted this colossal marvel.

Next, step into the enchanting Temple of Philae, dedicated to the enigmatic goddess Isis. Bathed in sunlight, its walls whisper tales of magic and love, echoing through the ages. And finally, marvel at the Unfinished Obelisk, a silent giant frozen in time, its story etched in the granite veins. Proceed to your Nile cruise ship.

Optional tour: Nubian Village tour

Day 5Aswan Tour - Kom Ombo Temple

Indulge in a leisurely morning at your own pace, or opt to join us on an optional tour to the remarkable temples of Abu Simbel.

As the clock approaches noon, your River Nile cruise ship will gracefully navigate to Kom Ombo. Upon disembarking, you will explore the fascinating twin Temple of gods Horus and Sobek. Erected over the remnants of the New Kingdom’s temple, this structure began during the reign of Ptolemy V and reached completion during the time of Emperor Tiberius. Notably, various emperors such as Domitian and Caracalla contributed to the temple’s enhancements, making it a testament to craftsmanship over approximately 400 years.

Before returning to your Nile cruise ship and sailing to Edfu, take a brief detour to the Crocodile Museum for a captivating visit. Prepare for an enchanting overnight stay in Edfu as you continue your cruise along the timeless waters of the Nile.

Day 6Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Clip-clop through time aboard a traditional horse-drawn carriage as you arrive at the magnificent Temple of Horus in Edfu. Remarkably intact, it stands as a testament to ancient artistry, its walls adorned with intricate reliefs and hieroglyphs whispering tales of gods and pharaohs. Though the Sacred Lake and obelisks are mere whispers in the past, their absence only fuels the imagination.

With the Temple of Horus’s whispers fresh in your mind, your Nile chariot sets sail towards Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will visit the impressive Karnak Temple and the majestic Luxor Temple. These temples were dedicated to Amun, Mut and Khonsu, the Theban Triad.

Day 7Luxor West Bank - Hurghada

Commence your day with a seamless disembarkation, stepping ashore to embrace the wonders that Luxor’s west bank has to offer. A treasure trove of archaeological marvels awaits, inviting you to delve into the rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian history.

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of pharaohs from the New Kingdom era are etched into the arid landscape. The intricate hieroglyphics and vibrant murals within these underground chambers narrate tales of the afterlife and the pharaohs’ divine journey. Marvel at the grandeur of each tomb, each one a testament to the unparalleled craftsmanship and spiritual beliefs of a bygone era.

Next, venture to the unique and striking temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who defied convention to leave an indelible mark on Egyptian history. The temple’s terraced architecture, nestled against the sheer cliffs, creates a stunning backdrop for the stories of this remarkable ruler. Immerse yourself in the mysteries of Hatshepsut’s reign as you explore the sanctuaries and chambers adorned with intricate reliefs.

As your exploration continues, stand in awe before the imposing Colossi of Memnon, the towering statues that guard the entrance to the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. These colossal figures, shrouded in myth and legend, provide a captivating glimpse into the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture and the reverence bestowed upon pharaohs.

After your Nile odyssey, trade ancient wonders for sun-kissed shores! Escape to Hurghada, where crystal-clear waters and golden sands await. Spend two blissful days unwinding on palm-fringed beaches, snorkeling vibrant coral reefs, or simply soaking up the laid-back Egyptian charm. Let Hurghada be your recharge stop and tropical paradise.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 8Hurghada

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

Day 9Travel back to Cairo

Your 10-day Egyptian solo budget adventure with Nile cruise ends on a flexible note! If you have an afternoon flight the next day, bask in the sunshine of Hurghada for another day. But if your flight beckons early, we will whisk you directly to Cairo for a comfortable overnight stay before your journey home. Choose your perfect ending and savor every last Egyptian moment!

Day 10End of your Egypt solo budget tour with Nile cruise in 10 days

Wrap your 10-day Egypt solo budget tour with a Nile cruise by choosing either a transfer from Hurghada to Cairo Airport or from your Cairo hotel to Cairo Airport. As you bid farewell, it is sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo budget adventure in Egypt.

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