9 Days Cheap Tour to Egypt Attractions

Cairo / Alexandria / Aswan / Luxor
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Golavita Travel
Duration

9 Days

Golavita Travel
Tour type

Budget tour

9 Days Cheap Tour to Egypt Attractions
Trip Runs

Every Day

Golavita Travel
Country

Egypt

Tour Details

9 Days cheap tour to Egypt attractions is the best way to explore Egypt from Alexandria by the Mediterranean Sea to Aswan on the very south of Egypt. With Egypt tours you will discover the rich history of ancient Egyptian Civilization in Giza, Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Luxor. Your Egypt tour package will include Giza Pyramids, Queen Pyramids, The Great Sphinx, and the tombs of the Pyramid builders. One of the best things to do in Alexandria is to visit the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar and the Serapeum of Alexandria. Also, The unique Qaitbay Citadel and the very famous Alexandria Library.

Aswan city is a popular tourist destination known for its historical sites that you can explore in your Egypt budget tours. You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Philae temple on Agilkia Island and Abu Simbel temple. In fact, Golavita travel Egypt offers Egypt Nile Cruise tours between Aswan and Luxor to allow you to discover the Greco Roman history long the Nile. Once, you reach Luxor you will know about ancient Egyptian religion, ancient Egyptian history and Egyptian gods during the New Kingdom. Egypt tours come to end when you visit Saqqara area with its historical, religious back ground and visit Unas Pyramid with Pyramid texts. Also, Djoser Pyramid from the 3 rd dynasty and princess Idut tomb from the 6 th dynasty.


Included

    • Meet and assist at Cairo airport
    • Round transfer with air-conditioned vehicle
    • Knowledgeable Egyptologist tour guide 
    • 4 Night accommodation at a 4**** Hotel in Cairo
    • 4 Night accommodation at 5***** Nile Cruise
    • Flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor
    • Fly tickets from Aswan to Cairo
    • Entrance fees to all the places in the itinerary
    • All Service Charges and Taxes

Excluded

    • Entrance fee for Cheops Pyramid & Khafre Pyramid
    • Tutankhamun tomb at the Valley of the Kings
    • Tomb of Seti I (KV17), Valley of the Kings
    • KV 9 tomb of Ramesses V, Valley of the Kings
    • Aswan Nubian Village
    • Abu Simbel temple

Tour itinerary

Day 1 Cairo

Welcome to the land of Pharaohs, once you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our representative will help you with the arrival procedures then take you in a private car to have smooth check-in at your hotel and free time till evening.

Dinner Cruise

Enjoy your dinner with live music and belly dancer show and Tanoura show. Also, you can enjoy Cairo by night from the sundeck while sailing.

Day 2 Cairo and Giza

Morning breakfast at the hotel then full day guided tour to Giza tourist attractions. The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is home to more than 100 000 ancient Egyptian artifacts including Tutankhamun treasures from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Your tour to Giza Pyramids is one of the best things to do in Egypt and the only way to see the only wonder of the old seven wonders of the ancient World. You will visit Cheops Pyramid, Chephren Pyramid, and Menkaure Pyramid, you can see the satellite Pyramids (Queens Pyramids) and the Valley temple, you can also explore the Great Sphinx.

Meals:

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Alexandria Top Sites

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel then join your guide to the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria. Upon arrival to Alexandria, you will start your Alexandria attractions with Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa, The Catacomb is the largest Roman Rock-cut cemetery similar to those of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Pompey Pillar of Alexandria is one of the highest memorial columns in the world and it was cut from the Granite quarries in Aswan. Enjoy walk around the place, shoot some photos then proceed to the next stop. Another tourist attraction you cannot miss during your day tour to Alexandria. The Qaitbay Citadel located at the western end of Alexandria on Pharos Island.

Lunch: As long as you are by the Mediterranean Sea, you can enjoy a sea food lunch or arrange with your guide if you are vegetarian to change the restaurant where you can enjoy a vegetarian meal.

Last stop will be Alexandria Library, enjoy a guided tour to the library and learn what happened to the old one when Alexandria was burnt to the ground by Julius Caesar.

Once, you finish your tour, you will be driven back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals:

breakfast, lunch

Day 4 Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise

Enjoy your hearty breakfast at the hotel then you will be transferred with new brand vehicle to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor. Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you to start your tour to Luxor attractions. Start your Luxor tourist attractions with the biggest temple in the world, Karnak temple. At the end of your tour, you will go to check-in at your Nile Cruise and Lunch. After having some rest, you will join your guide to explore Luxor temple by night and walk the avenue of Sphinxes. Watch the reliefs of Kadesh battel, Divine Birth of Amenhotep III, and the Opet Festival Hall.

Meals:

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Luxor - Edfu

After having your breakfast on board, the Nile Cruise, you will join your guide to explore Luxor attractions on the west bank of the Nile River in your Luxor day tours.

Valley of the Kings: One of the most visited 3 attractions in Egypt together with Abu Simbel and the Pyramids. With your ticker you can visit 3 of the opened tombs including tomb of King Ramses V, tomb of King Ramesses I, tomb of King Ramesses X, tomb of King Ramesses XI, tomb of Merenptah, and tomb of King Ramesses III. After you finish your tour to the Valley, you will proceed to the next stop, Hatshepsut temple, another unique Pharaonic temple for a female Pharaoh Hatshepsut. The temple unique in its location and decoration.

Colossi of Memnon, Enjoy few minutes in front of the second biggest statues in Egypt after the massive ones of Abu Simbel. Later on, you will go back to your Nile Cruise for lunch and start sailing for the rest of the day to Edfu city and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Edfu temple: Horus temple is one of the best Pharaonic temples built in the Greco Roman period and together with Dendera temple are the best-preserved temples. A visit to Horus temple will allow you to watch some of the best reliefs in Egypt and know more about Festivals in ancient Egypt. Back to the cruise for breakfast and sail to Kom Ombo city where you will visit the only double temple in Egypt.

Kom Ombo temple: Another unique temple on the east bank of the Nile River and it took 385 years to be built. King Ptolemy V started the temple and Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VIII added parts while roman emperors Tiberius, Emperor Domitian, emperors Caracalla, Geta, and Macrinus added decoration. Dinner on board and sail to Aswan and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Aswan

Breakfast on board with the chance to visit Abu Simbel temple against charge. After lunch, you
will start your tour to Aswan attractions with High Dam is the second dam built after Aswan Dam or the Khazan in 1971. While you are at The High Dam, you see the Kalabsha temple, one of those temples relocated after building the High Dam.

Philae temple is one of the most beautiful Pharaonic temples in Egypt. It was built during the
Greco Roman Period on an older temple from ancient times. After enjoying a short ride with a
motorboat to reach the temple. You will be surprised how nice is the temple especially when
you know it was moved and relocated in here from another place.

The temple of Philae is dedicated to goddess ISIS, Osiris, Hathor, and Horus. ISIS temple has
unique architecture features such as Mammisi, the colonnade, the Coptic Church, the French
graffiti, and the two Obelisks helped in the decipherment of the Hieroglyphic language.
Unfinished Obelisk
A short visit to the granite quarries from where they cut the granite blocks for Obelisks, Osireion
temple in Abydos, Khafre temple in Cairo. Climb the wooden steps and watch from the top the
unfinished Obelisk and it was called like that. Therefore, listen to some of the possible ways how
they cut the Obelisks and how they smoothed and transported them.
Back to the Nile Cruise and overnight.
Meals: 

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Cairo

Enjoy your last breakfast on board then checkout and head to Aswan airport to take your flight
to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will start your Giza best tourist attractions
You will start your day from the cemetery of the oldest capital of the united Egypt, Saqqara
(Sakkara). Saqqara cemetery was used from the Old Kingdom till the Late Period and it is home
to many Pharaonic Pyramids and Pharaonic tombs. Actually, Saqqara has about 14 Pyramids,
Serapeum, a lot of Pharaonic tombs especially Mereroka tomb and Kagemni tomb.
Unas Pyramid
Unas Pyramid in Saqqara dates back to the fifth dynasty, Old Kingdom and it is one of the
smallest and most beautiful Pyramids in Egypt. The Pyramid is about 43 m in height and it was
built by the last king of the 5 th dynasty. Fortunately, Unas Pyramid is the first Pyramid to be
covered from inside with the Pyramid Texts. In fact, these spells will be known later in the
middle kingdom as Coffin Texts and in the New Kingdom as the Book of Dead. This Pyramid has
long Causeway, ruins of Mortuary temple and it was built between Sekhemkhet and Djoser
complexes.
Djoser Step Pyramid complex
The Step Pyramid of Djoser is the first stone structure in the world and it date back to the third
dynasty. Djoser's vizier, Imhotep built this complex for his Pharoah with six mastabas or layers
above ground and a series of tunnels below. Indeed, the Pyramid was in a very bad condition
but conservation efforts saved the Pyramid between 2006 and 2020.
Actually, the complex offers a lot to see such as the Southern tomb, House of South, House of
North, Serdab, and the Heb Sed Festival court.
Princess Idut tomb
One of the most beautiful tombs in Saqqara to the north of the old capital Memphis and was
discovered in 1920. The tomb was for somebody called Ihy but princess Idut managed to take it for herself. In fact, the tomb full of daily life scenes like fishing scenes with fishing boats, fishing
nets and spears. Also, we can see Hippos fighting together, butchers slaughtering an ox, and a
farmer bringing in a steer. Another beautiful scene for the farmers crossing the river with a row
of horned bulls and mooing cows. Besides, an amazing scene for a female hippo giving birth and
a crocodile lurks behind with open jaws waiting to devour the newly born baby. Lastly, the tomb
has a very beautiful False Door and offerings table.
Lunch Meal
Enjoy your lunch meal between the palm trees in a very beautiful restaurant by Saqqara exit
with women bake the bread you will eat and live music.
Memphis
Memphis was the oldest capital of Egypt dates back to 3200 BC and it was built by Narmer or
Menes. Actually, the open-air Museum with the huge statue of Ramesses the great is the most
important highlight. Also, here there is very big alabaster Sphinx, some granite sarcophagi, and
stele for Memphis triad Ptah, Sekhmet and Nefertem.
At the end of your tour, you will head to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Meals:

Breakfast, lunch

Day 9 Final Departure

After having your last breakfast at the hotel, your guide will join you to Cairo airport to your final
departure.
Meals:

breakfast

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