Start: Cairo, Finish: Cairo,
Physical rating: Medium, Low
Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat, Halal
Tour code: 1201
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Egypt Best Vacations
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Discover the highlights of Egypt in this 5-day solo budget tour. Explore the key attractions of the famous cities of Egypt, Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor. Explore the Great Pyramids, Valley of the Kings and the Roman Catacombs.
Begin your 5-day solo cheap holiday in Egypt in Cairo exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum. Drive from Cairo to Alexandria to discover the impressive Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay.
Board your seated train from Cairo to Luxor to explore the highlights of the west and east banks, the Valley of the Kings, and Karnak Temple. Then board your train from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 5-day Egypt solo budget itinerary.
Location: Cairo International Airport
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of "Explore Egypt With Essam" who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time.
Location: The Great Pyramid of Giza, Pyramid of Djoser
Your actual Egypt 5-day solo budget holiday starts right now.
Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from the inside?
Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed? Then on to the first pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Transfer to Giza Railway to board your seated train to Luxor.
Location: Valley of the Kings, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak, Luxor Temple
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Upon arrival in Luxor, you will meet with your guide to commence your tour to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon.
Take your lunch at a local restaurant, then proceed to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
Transfer to Luxor railway to board your seated train to Cairo.
Location: Citadel of Qaitbay, Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar
From Giza Railway, you will drive to the beautiful City of Alexandria to explore its major highlights, the Qaitbay Citadel, the Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqfa, Pompey’s Pillar, and the Library of Alexandria from outside. Have your lunch at a local restaurant. Drive back to Cairo.
Location: The Egyptian Museum, Salah Al-Din Al-Ayoubi Castle, Salah Salem Street, Cairo, Khan el-Khalili
Today, you will explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum. The eye-catching objects such as the golden treasure of Tutankhamen, the silver treasure of Psusennes I, the diorite statue of Khafre, and several other pieces are on view. From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. You finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. It is sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo budget adventure in Egypt.
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No, the entry visa is not included.
Yes, as per the itinerary.
Not sure, some hotels provide free wi-fi and some don't.
Yes, tour guides are English-speaking tour guides.
Low to medium.
Yes, I can.
No, just a negative PCR test result, or a full vaccination certificate.
Yes, all vehicles are air-conditioned.
No flights included but a seated train.
2$ per person per day for the driver. 7$ per person per day for the tour guide.
Ask your airline.
All travelers entering Egypt must have the appropriate travel documents: a passport with at least 6 months to run and a valid visa.
Many nationalities for example American, British, etc. can obtain their visas at the Egyptian airports upon arrival.
You can also apply for your visa online via this Egyptian government link.
The minimum number is one person.
The tour is for solo travelers.
All travelers to Egypt have to produce on the arrival, a Negative PCR certificate NOT older than 72 hours.
Yes, all the operating hotels and Nile cruises in Egypt meet the local health and safety regulations. All obtained certificates of Safe to operate and work again. These certificates are given by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
No problem changing your holiday dates.
Good reasons for travelling privately
Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method
Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others
Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group
Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family
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Multiple room types available. Choose your preferred room type when you book.