9 Days Egypt Cheap Tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria
|Duration||9 Day / 8 Nights|
|Tour Location||Giza/ Cairo/ Aswan/ Kom Ombo/ Edfu/ Luxor / Alexandria|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Cheap Tour|
9 Days Budget Egypt Tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada for South African Travelers
9 Days Egypt Cheap Tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Alexandria will offer a blessed gateway showcasing the countless historical and culturally diverse splendors of Egypt. The exceptional travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle, comfortable accommodations, a well-equipped Nile Cruise, and a proficient Egyptologist tour guide which is anticipated from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will enjoy the holiday that they deserve and witness some of the most breathtaking destinations in Egypt. During these 9 days cheap Egypt tour to Cairo, Alexandria & Nile cruise, everyone will discover the wonders in Cairo and Alexandria that represent the eternal fusion of two of the greatest ancient civilization ever created which are the Giza Pyramids, Saqqara Step Pyramid, Qaitbay Citadel, Alexandria Library, Catacombs of Alexandria, and old Cairo landmarks which include Khan El-Khalili bazaar, Cairo Citadel, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, and more. Then, everyone will sail on the thin line separating reality and fiction on board a Nile cruise through the golden spirit of Egypt between Luxor and Aswan to behold some enchanting ancient Egyptian temples and tombs such as Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, and other historical monuments. Make your dream a reality and explore the grand heritage of Egypt.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Old Cairo Landmarks
- The Egyptian Museum
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Alexandria Library
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Karnak Temples
- 4 Nights accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- 3 Nights accommodation in 5* Deluxe cruise.
- 1 Night accommodation at 5* hotel in Luxor.
- Domestic Flight tickets (Cairo – Aswan).
- Domestic Flight tickets (Luxor – Cairo).
- Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
- Entrance fees to all sites as in the itinerary.
- All transfers by private A.C. vehicles.
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
- Expert tour guides during all your mentioned tours.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt's entry visa.
Welcome to the "Land of Pharaohs", when you arrive at Cairo Airport, our representative will meet and help you to finish your passport formalities, then transfer you by a private air-conditioned vehicle to the 5* hotel in Cairo to check.
Evening time, your tour guide will accompany you to enjoy a dinner cruise overlooking the Nile view.
At the end of the day, return to the hotel for the overnight.
Breakfast at your hotel, then join your tour guide and start the exploration of the 9 days Egypt budget tour by casting your eyes on"
In 2600 BC the greatest civilization on earth will be to create the most incredible collection of archaeological wonders on the face of the earth which includes three great pyramids and the epic Sphinx.
The most Unique construction ever created in history the Great pyramid was known as Khufu's Horizon as it was designed by his main Vizier Heniunu in 2570 BC and was built in 27 years to become the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world which happens to be the only remaining one plus become even till today one of the tallest building in existence at 147 meters (481 ft) featuring on the inside the magical Queen's Chamber, Grand Hall, and King's Chamber.
The grand mythical Sphinx is the epic legacy of King Khafre who constructed the statue between 2558–2532 BC. it was created from the carving process of a giant piece of limestone. It is quite famous and is the most ancient monumental sculpture on the plant which possesses his face and the fictional body of a prehistorical lion.
The magical Valley Temple was created for the sole spiritual purpose of leading the great members of the fourth dynasty to the heavens by performing the ritual of the Opening of the mouth or the Mummification. It is made entirely of granite and holds pieces of granite all the way from Aswan.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a golden portal leading to cosmic ancient Egyptian creations of celestial intelligence that were cultivated across 5000 years of continuous innovation and vivid artistic imagination. Within this colossal wonder is the once-in-a-lifetime chance to discover some of the greatest archaeological monuments and artifacts ever made which include :
The Hanging Obelisk, King Ramses Il Statue, The 10 Statues of King Senusert, The Grand staircase, Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, The Victory Column of King Mercnptah, The epic Royal Regalia, and the Grand Atrium & Gift show.
There is a VIP ticket that gives access to witness a number of other artifacts, for more information contact us.
After ending your experience in Giza Pyramids, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then process to visit the oldest Pyramids in Egypt:
The celestial wonder of grand architecture Imhotep the high priest of Ra and the Chancellor of the Pharaoh was constructed between 2670–2650 BC in the 3rd dynasty as the first of its kind as it was constructed to become large-scale cut stone construction in existence which have a huge courtyard which is filled with epic ceremonial structures and decorations.
Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo and spend the overnight.
In the morning, breakfast then prepare yourself for a new adventure to witness the most famous Alexandria tourist attractions in the coastal city of Alexandria with your Egyptologist tour guide by a private A/C car starting with:
The Unique Mound of Shards was built in the Greco-Roman period between the second and fourth century and become one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. The Catacombs of Alexandria is very rich with many great tombs, statues, and archaeological items that features artistic elements from the Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman period.
The divine Pompey’s Pillar is a mesmerizing granite Roman triumphal column found in the eastern corner of the Serapeum of Alexandria which was built between 298–303 AD to honor the great legacy of Roman emperor Diocletian
The rarest archaeological wonder in Alexandria is the epic Qaitbay Citadel which acted as an important defensive stronghold found on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It was created from 1477 to 1479 AD using the blocks from the great Lighthouse of Alexandria which also stood on the same ground until an earthquake hit in the 11th century. It is able to feature the most unique examples of Islamic architecture.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:
The marvelous Alexandria library is an epic cultural center found across the shores of the Mediterranean Sea which is able to act as an honorable commemoration of the ancient Library of Alexandria. It was open for the public in 2002 to offer a path leading to a collection of 8 million books and various museums and art galleries across its 20,000 square meters (220,000 sq ft) space.
We will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo to spend the overnight.
Morning time, enjoy your breakfast and check-out from the hotel then, we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, continue your 9 days Cheap Egypt tour by a tour to witness the most famous Aswan tourist attractions starting with:
The celestial High dam of Aswan was of the world’s largest embankment dams which were created between 1960 and 1970 to save the flood waters in the artificial lake of Nasser, produce electricity, and advance the culture and economy of Egypt to a new height across the new industrial age.
The highly Unique Unfinished obelisk of Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) was destined for greatness but was cracked during the granite carving process. It measured a thousand ton and reached the height of 41.75 meters (137.0 ft) plus even stood at the grand entrance of Karnak temple.
The divine Philae Temple is a golden book of stories showcasing the mythological creativity of the ancient Egyptians which was built during 380-362 BC by one of the last native Egyptian rulers of Egypt Nectanebo I plus many great rulers from the Ptolemaic period such as Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, and Ptolemy VI Philometor between 282 and 145 BC make many enlargements to the temple to honor Ammon-Osiris and the lady of the House Isis the goddess of Motherhood.
At the end of the day, check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise to have your lunch & dinner and overnight on board.
Morning time, have a tasteful breakfast onboard the cruise & join your tour guide and move to visit:
The twin Kom Ombo Temple features a special design that was created in the Ptolemaic era between 180 and 47 BC to honor the legends and blessings of the crocodile god of fertility Sobek and the falcon god Haroeris. The temple features an ideal architectural design as everything is perfectly aligned and symmetrical along the main axis of the double temple.
At the end of the day, we will return you back to the cruise to have lunch & dinner and spend the overnight.
Morning time, have your breakfast & join your guide to explore:
The epic house of victory, kingship, and divinity was constructed in the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC and 57 BC. Edfu temple holds one of the most preserved shrines across Egypt which was created as one of the last true ancient Egyptian temples made in the Hellenistic Period as a great source for religion, language, and myth.
Sail to Luxor after having lunch, and arrive late at night. Have the dinner meal and spend the overnight onboard.
Check-out from the cruise after breakfast, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to complete your 9 days Egypt budget trip by visiting Luxor tourist attractions starting at:
The heavenly valley of the gates of the kings is a golden realm of the immortals filled with 63 underground tombs to the most legendary Pharaohs and Nobles of the New kingdom from the 16th to 11th century BC such as Ramsess the great, Seti I, Tutankhamun, and more located in the core of the Theban Necropolis. Valley of the Kings is a cultural treasure that is able to reveal a lot of facts about the funerary practices and mythological beliefs of that period.
Queen Hatshepsut (1473–1458 BC) was successful in creating an everlasting masterpiece of ancient Egyptian architecture dating back to 1479 BCE to stand as a pure example of her excellence and power. Hatshepsut Temple was dedicated to the creator sun god Amun-Ra and was carved directly into the golden cliffs of Deir el-Bahari to stand the test of time and offer a reflection of her great achievements.
The two everlasting golden seated statues of Amenhotep III "Colossi of Memnon" date back to 1350 BC featuring a height of 18 m (60 ft) where it was meant to stand guard at the epic Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III which no longer exists. Many great greek and roman travelers and Egyptologists were inspired by this great attraction that stood the test of time.
Then move to have your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip on the Nile River. End your journey by a tour to:
The Divine Karnak Temple Complex is the largest religious compound on the face of the earth showcasing the everlasting legacy of the spiritual ancient Egyptians. It was built across 247 Acres created in 2000 years from the start of the middle kingdom to the Ptolemaic period between 1971 BC to 30 BC. The most selected of places was the heart and soul of Thebes which was dedicated to the Theban triad of the 18th dynasty that consists of Mut, Montu, and Amun-RE.
Finally, transfer to check in 5* hotel in Luxor and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel, then check-out and transfer to Luxor Airport to catch the flight to Cairo, and upon arrival join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit Cairo tourist attractions starting with:
The Egyptian Museum created in 1901 in the central heart of downtown Cairo to shed light on a unique of the greatest collection of archaeological historical gems that stood the test of time. The essence of ancient Egypt can be found in the busiest places in Egypt where the culture of this Great nation can be explored.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
The first ever mosque to be constructed across the lands of Africa "Amr Ibn Alas Mosque" came to be between 641–642 AD in the heart of the great city and capital of Egypt Fustat which is able to feature the most magical architectural element from different Islamic periods which made one of the five biggest mosques in the entire Islamic world.
The holy Hanging Church or Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church or the Staircase Church is a unique piece of architecture as it is one of the most ancient churches in all of Egypt dating back to more than 3rd century AD which sits on top of a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress where the holy family once took refuge while traveling across Egypt.
The highly unique Ben Ezra Synagogue is the only one-of-a-kind attraction located in Cairo which started as a 4th-century church and then transformed into a synagogue in the 9th century. The legendary Geniza Documents were discovered in the 19th century which able to showcase many great pieces of information from different time periods.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a blessing that will shed light on the heavenly cultural and historical spectacles of ancient Egypt that come in the image of fascinating works of art. It was opened for the public in 2020 in Fustat to shed light on the heavily diverse wealth of ancient Egyptian cultural history.
The magical golden street of Cairo "Al Muizz Street" was created in the 10th century by the Fatimid kingdom to become an artery and very important economical center. It is by far the most significant stronghold of historical Islamic architecture found on every corner in the shape of monumental religious and charitable buildings in the center of Islamic Cairo.
The renowned Khan El-Khalili Bazaar is a cultural treasure from the Islamic historical ages of Egypt. It was made as an important commercial trade center made between 1382 and 1389 AD in the Mamluk era, nowadays it is an ideal example of Islamic architecture and Mamluk architecture plus is filled with countless shopping items from the heritage of ancient Egypt.
At the end of the day transfer back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then checks out before we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by air-conditioned car to fly back home and end your 8 nights cheap Egypt tour itinerary.
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What to Pack
Sunblock & Sunglasses.
Warm clothes in winter.
Cotton clothes in summer.
Valid Passport for 6 months.
Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.
What You Will Love About This Tour?
Everyone will discover the golden essence and culture of this great land by boarding a magical Nile Cruise.
Our South African guests will learn about the legendary 5000 years old history of Egypt through the Giza Pyramids Complex, Old Cairo attractions, Qaitbey Citadel, Pompey Pillar, the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple, Philae temple, Edfu temple, and many more.
All our South African clients will get the most delightful services through this marvelous trip across Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan.
Everyone will get to walk across the biggest historical open-air museums ever created in the history of Humanity.
Every moment of this amazing tour will be the key to enjoying your time to the fullest in the most amazing fashion.
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