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Egypt discovery budget trip

Cairo

Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

15 Days 14 Nights

Duration

Every Day

Runs on

From $ 1650

Per Person

Tour Overview

Step back in time while exploring the wonders of Ancient Egypt at the lowest cost! Start your trip in Cairo where you will be mesmerized by the legendary Pyramids, and enjoy a spiritual tour to the Citadel and the Churches of Old Cairo. Experience a magnificent tour on board of a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan, during which you will explore stunning temples, tombs and ruins of the mighty Pharaohs. You will continue your Egypt trip in Alexandria where you will be mesmerized by the city’s unique beauty and history. This Egypt tour package also gives you the chance to enjoy a fascinating day trip to the stunning temple of King Ramses II in Abu Simbel in which you will be spellbound by the grandeur of Egypt’s culture.

Itinerary

Our Itinerary in Discovery travel is simply a detailed tour plan for a journey which includes list of places – sites and activities plus Accommodation -Food & Beverage -Transportation -Fun are experienced on daily basis by our dear guests.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Day

Your tour leader will meet you inside the arrival area; he will assist you through the airport formalities (arrival procedures) and then transfer you by private air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Your tour leader will assist you with hotel check in and review your holiday itinerary with you to Prepare and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the civilization of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus of Giza which are erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile River near Giza in Cairo, and visit the Great Sphinx, the head of pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant. Back to your hotel.

After Breakfast, check out then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Salah El Din where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant then Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. After that you will discover one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East which is called Khan El Khalili.Later, you will be transferred to Cairo train station for departure to Luxor. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

Breakfast is served on the sleeper train. After checking in at the Luxor hotel, your tour leader will transfer you to enjoy a visit to the Valley of the Kings whose magnificently decorated tombs tell the afterlife journey of the dead. In the Valley of the Nobles, the Tomb of Ramose shows the art of the Akhenaten’s era. Proceed to visit of the Temple of MedinetHabu where Ramesses III engraved for eternity its successful battles against the Sea People. Later, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out then you will be transferred to embark the Nile cruise and enjoy a sightseeing day. Enjoy the Valley of the Queens, a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. Move to Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep IIwhich was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Lunch and dinner on board of the Nile cruise.

After Breakfast on board of the Nile cruise, enjoy themarvelous Karnnak, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings, and Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE. Continue sailing to Edfu. Lunch and dinner on board of the Nile cruise.

After Breakfast on board of the Nile cruise, enjoy visitingthe Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu. Continue sailing to KomOmbo to visit the two temples of KomOmbo which consist of a Temple dedicated to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris.Lunch and dinner on board of the Nile cruise.

After Breakfast on board of the Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Enjoy visiting the significant construction which called the High Dam, Known as Saad el Aali in Arabic Aswan High Dam is one of the greatest engineering miracles of this world. Constructed in 1960’s, was built to control the annual flood of the Nile River.Then move to visit the spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Continue Sailing to KomOmbo.Lunch and dinner on board of the Nile cruise.

After Breakfast on board, disembark the Nile cruise then your tour leader will transfer you to your hotel. After checking in, enjoy visiting the Nubian museum which displays the ancient history and culture of Nubia. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, one of the most popular sites in ancient Aswan and provides immense insight into the stone working methods employed by the ancient Egyptians. Overnight at your hotel.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Abu Simbel. Upon arrival, the Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to one of the most amazing historical City in Egypt. Enjoy visiting the two temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered the masterpieces of ancient Egypt, the great sun temple of RamsesII and the temple of queen Nefertari, Ramses II built the temple mostly to honor himself as inside there is a mural depicting his famous victory at Qadesh battle where his army defeated his enemies. Nefertrai Temple which was built by Ramses II to his favourite wife queen Nefertai among other 200 wives and concubines.Later, you will be transferred to Aswan train station for departure to Cairo. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

Breakfastis served on the sleeper train. After checking in at the Cairo hotel, The Egyptologist will be guiding you to the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artifacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Luxor Airport for departure flight to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be transferred by air conditioned private vehicle to Alexandria for overnight stay.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to explore the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock, and visit the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. Proceed to visit Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the seven wonders of ancient world and the gardens of Montazah. Lunch is served at a good quality restaurant then continue to visit the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Including its open court and the library’s reading hall inside. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day for leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, free time before your flight, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport for departure flight.

Included

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Alexandria Hotel
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on Nile cruise
  • Hotel accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis
  • Nile Cruise accommodation is on Full Board basis
  • Internal transfers from airports to hotels and vice versa
  • Sightseeing tours include a qualified Egyptologist
  • Entrance Fee’s as per the itinerary/programme listed above
  • All ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary
  • Company representative accompanying transfers
  • Modern air conditioned vehicles

Excluded

  • Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
  • Sleeper Train Tickets
  • Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme>
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
  • Medical Insurance

Prices / Plan A

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

Prices / Plan B

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

All prices are quoted above in a selection of currencies and these are a based on the US Dollar at the rate of exchange when published. Prices are per person per trip and are valid until the 30th April 2021, except during peak seasons such as Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays. Single room occupancy is available against the supplement stated above; sometimes it may be a different rate when not travelling as part of a group. Please contact us anytime to check!

Children Policy

As you will be able to see from the table show above we operate a simple children’s price policy as detailed below; please note that any discount does not always apply to any holidays that involve an airfare, we will inform you when you enquire.
00 : 01.99 years Free of Charge 02 : 05.99 years 25% of Adult Price
06 : 11.99 years 50% of Adult Price 12+ years Full Adult Price
It is important that the ages above refer to the age when travelling.

Tipping & Gratuities (Clients Discretion)

Throughout all our tour pages you will see the words “tipping & gratuities” always shown within the excluded section of the tab on “specifics”.  It is customary in Egypt to express ones satisfaction of the service received from the staff that have looked after him throughout his trip. It is not obligatory however it is well received amongst the staff that will be looking after you; our personal motto is “tip little but often”.

Payment Policy

It is advisable to reserve your Egypt trip as early as possible, thus ensuring that you can relax with the knowledge that you have secured the best trip for you. To ensure the trip is reserved and secured with Discovery Tours Egypt we will request a deposit of 25% from the total amount due, as you can appreciate this deposit counts towards your final payment. Discovery Tours Egypt is able to accept payment by Credit Cards, Bank Transfer and/or Western Union. We are also able to accept PayPal .

Egypt Entrance Visa

Upon arrival to Egypt you need to hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity beyond your scheduled date of departure. Most countries have the ability to obtain a visa upon arrival for US Dollars 25 per passport. It is suggested that you check with your local Egyptian Consulate before departure if you can obtain a visa on arrival or not.

Additional Information

  • Please note hotel check-in is available from 2pm
  • Please note that hotel check-out is 12 noon
  • Once domestic flights are booked they are non-refundable

Extra’s To Program

All our Egypt tours include the sites as per the program however we do not include the special sites within these; such as entering inside the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum, enter Tomb of Tutankhamen and others. There should always be sufficient time to visit these sites; please liaise with your Egyptologist at the beginning of the tour. They will try their best to provide you with the accurate information advise you of the extra costs and obtain the tickets for you.
All rates published on our website are correct at the date of creating this package. Please appreciate that some rates can change, as well as itineraries, entrance fees and much more. Therefore please contact us today for the best possible rate.

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