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The Essence of Egypt in 6 Days Cheap Holiday

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Tour Details

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Luxor

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Your Hotel

Tour Type

Private

The Essence of Egypt in 6 Days Cheap Holiday

Imagine spending six-day traveling across this piece of heaven exploring all the hidden beautiful destinations that hold numerous monuments dating to various time periods across 4000 years of history. On this budget tour lies all the hidden secrets of the oldest civilization on earth plus various kinds of entertaining activities to fully enjoy your time in this holy country. It doesn’t get better than these where all the history is revealed in front of your eyes on the most affordable budget so answer the call and book this majestic tour.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex.
  • Memphis City.
  • The Egyptian Museum.

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temple.
  • Valley of the Kings.
  • Hatshepsut Temple.

Aswan Attractions

  • Aswan High Dam.
  • Philae Temple.
  • The Unfinished Obelisk.

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodations in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 3 Nights.

  • Accommodations in 5* Hotel in Aswan for 1 Night.

  • Accommodations in 5* Hotel in Luxor for 1 Night.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

  • Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Drinks and any personal expenses.

  • Optional tours.

  • Tipping.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

  • Entry inside Tutankhamun, Seti I & Ramses VI Tombs in the Valley of the Kings “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to Egypt

Day One:Arrival to Egypt

Your cheap holiday in Egypt will take effect the moment you land at Cairo Airport as our "Egypt Tours Portal" staff member will be waiting for you at your arrival gate where he will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. From the airport, you will be immediately transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation to check-in. In the evening, you will begin your Egypt cheap tour package by a dinner cruise on the one & only Nile River while enjoying a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring an amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition after the show is over, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Uncover the Wealth of Ancient Relics in Cairo

Day Two:Uncover the Wealth of Ancient Relics in Cairo

In the morning, after breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to start your Egypt 6 Days Cheap Holiday by visiting the most famous archaeological site in the world Giza Pyramids:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The complex has lasted for 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest intact monuments in the world. The Giza complex consists of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the house of the afterlife the valley temple.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Khufu will be your first destination within the complex. It is one of the biggest structures in the world and the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The structure was constructed in 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old. It was built in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers. It stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311. For the last millennia, the pyramid was & still surrounded by mysteries and fringe theories due to its complex interior compared to its magnitude.

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx takes a special place among the entire artifacts of Egypt and possibly the world. It is one of a kind due to its age, size, and questionable origin. The Sphinx has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock. It has the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of a man king Khafre to represent wisdom & might. It is known in Egypt as Abu Al-Hawl which is Arabic for The Father of Terror .

The Valley Temple

The Valley temple is the place where the Mummification process took place. The valley was constructed within the old kingdom (2686 2134 BC). It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of great information about the mummification of Ancient Egypt. The Valley made entirely from limestone, granite and holds magnificent diorite statues of King Khafre.

Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then we will move to visit:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara Step Pyramid was the Pyramid that started everything revolving Pyramids construction golden age of Ancient Egypt, it is one of the first Pyramids ever constructed in Egypt in 2700 BC. It was built by the infamous Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. The pyramid has a unique design of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m made entirely of limestone and is surrounded by first of a kind complex.

Memphis City

Memphis city was the first official capital of Ancient Egypt under the hand of its founder King Menes to be the life of the two lands after the unification of Egypt 4500 years ago. It gained the title as the land of Endurance and beauty, the headquarters of the rule, trade, & art under of the god Ptah (The Patron of Craftsmen). One interesting fact about Memphis is that the city was the home to the great temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means ( Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah ) that was translated in Greek as Ai-Gy-Ptos that is the etymological origin of the word Egypt .

Finally, we drive you back to the hotel for overnight.

Day Three : Unleash Your Spirit with the Charm of Aswan

Day Three:Unleash Your Spirit with the Charm of Aswan

Day three of your Egypt cheap tour Package, morning time, have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel, transfer to Cairo Airport to take a flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, meet your private Egyptologist tour guide, then move to visit Aswan monuments starting by:

The High Dam

The High Dam represents the modern soul of the entire city of Luxor, it was constructed between 1960 & 1970 during the reign of Gamal Adel-Nasser. The dam was designed in co-operation with Moscow based Hydro project Institute to have better control over Nile flooding, generating Hydroelectricity, provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a monument deserves to be visited, it was constructed by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple with the Lateran Obelisk which resides now at the Lateran palace in Rome but Unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and remained there till today, it reached a height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons.

Enjoy your lunch meal at a local restaurant in Aswan, and complete your day trip with a special visit to:

Philae Temple

Philae temple is the mesmerizing temple of goddess Isis of Love & Beauty, it is famous for holding the "Myth of Osiris" on its walls that tells the story of the husband of Isis "Osiris" being killed by his evil brother "Set" out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld then set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God in a fierce battle at the temple of Edfu.

Check-in Aswan at 5* hotel and spend the overnight.

Day Four : Stare at the Amazement of the Egyptian Gems in Luxor

Day Four:Stare at the Amazement of the Egyptian Gems in Luxor

Enjoy breakfast and check-out from the hotel, meet your private tour guide and transfer to Luxor by train. Upon arrival continue your Egypt highlights cheap holiday by a tour to:

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is true without compare, in the deep core of a mountain lies the Valley as the final resting place to the greatest kings and queens of Egypt new Kingdom (1570-1070 BC). The valley became a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1979 because of the number of enchanting decorations and breathtaking treasures. It holds 63 tombs filled with various enchanting artifacts, statues, hypnotic decorations and the remains of pharaohs like Rameses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamun.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) is the most genuine example of the beauty of the ancient Egyptian civilization, it showcases the grandeur of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC), Hatshepsut's dedication to Amun and reflects eminence & allure of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut. It was built in 1479 BC to be the house of the god Amun.

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon are the colossal guardians of Luxor, they consist of two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD. The statues were very famous during the Greco-Roman period due to the phenomenon called The Vocal Memnon which resulted from the statutes making a sinning sound from time to time at dawn which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.

Then move to have your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip in the Nile River followed by a tour to:

Karnak Temple

The Karnak temple is the holiest of all the places in Luxor and probably the world, it is one of the world's biggest open-air museums which was known as Ipet-isu The Most Selected Of Places and Pr-Imn House Of Amon . It dates to more than 4000 years and also is the largest religious man-made construction in the world, it was the heart of the religious practices of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years.

Then overnight at 5* hotel in Luxor.

Day Five : Unleash Your Inner Explorer in Old Cairo

Day Five:Unleash Your Inner Explorer in Old Cairo

In the morning, enjoy the breakfast and check-out from the hotel, then transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo, meet your tour guide, complete your journey in the Egyptian Museum & Coptic and Islamic landmarks in old Cairo:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is the magical book of Egypt that holds all of its secrets, wonders, and mysteries, it is one of the biggest museums in the world and holds a number of mesmerizing artifacts and monuments dating to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods from ancient Egyptian times.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:

Salah El Din Citadel

The Citadel of Salah El Din a.k.a. Cairo Citadel has been towering & protecting the city for ages. It looks over the entire city of Cairo since its construction completed in 1182 AD by the great ruler Salah El-Din. It served as the kingdom headquarters and as a powerful fortress against the crusaders & napoleon's French invasion and again in the 19th century, it became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

Mohamed Ali Mosque is known as "The Alabaster Mosque" because of the extensive usage of marble. It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul and acts as a symbol of independence and freedom against the Ottoman Empire. The mosque is truly enchanting with its ottoman style architecture of French rococo influences and a great breathtaking dome.

Then move to visit one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East:

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili is walking around memory lane into the time of the ancient Islamic empire. The bazaar is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East and the oldest active market in the Middle East dating back to 970 AD. The street holds captivating Islamic architecture designs and decorations.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you to the hotel for overnight.

Day Six : End of Your Egypt Cheap Holiday Package

Day Six:End of Your Egypt Cheap Holiday Package

Breakfast at the hotel, then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Cheap holiday. Hint: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

Egypt Tours Portal: Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • 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.

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