About this Trip
Looking for a budget tour to cover all highlights of Cairo, East Bank & West Bank of the Nile in Luxor? A trip to Egypt where you can get a lifetime adventure like"Hot Air balloon ride" without ruining your budget? seeking nice, clean lodging where you can get a good service without having to pay that much money? You landed on the most competitive offer!
We customized this trip especially to match a low-cost travel budget with the ability of "Add-on" any optional tour that might suit your itinerary...Moreover; this voyage is arranged on daily bases & could easily be customized to match your travel dates & plan...
Don't wait, pack your bags; turn on the cameras and start the Pharaoh's adventure!
Day 2: Giza Great Pyramids & Sphinx; board sleeper train to Luxor (1st class cabin)
Day 3: East Bank in Luxor - Visit Luxor Temple. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Luxor.
Day 4: West Bank in Luxor, visit Valley of the Kings, Queens & Temple of Queen Hatchepsut. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: East Bank, Karnak Temple, option to get Hot Air Balloon Ride adventure. A train ride back to Cairo.
Day 6: Optional visit to the Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Cairo
Day 7: Breakfast, followed by a transfer to Cairo International airport for the flight back home.
Day by day itinerary
Here are your daily arrangements in details! Travel Link Tours rep. will discuss it with you upon arrival! Need to discuss more options? Please call the experts
Travel Link tour leader will be welcoming, assisting you through customs, claim your luggage & transfer to your chosen hotel in Pyramids Area, you will be assisted for a soft check-in.
Free time to relax, refresh & get prepared to start of the joy & begin your new adventure.
Ever wondered how was life like thousands of years ago during ancient Egyptian epoch? let us take you for a short English performance, Sound & Light show at The Pyramids area for one hour ... An optional tour that could be booked on the spot…
Meals: No included meals – Overnight: Hotel in Cairo.
Enjoy Breakfast at your selected hotel, meet up with your proficient tour guide, start a spectacular tour at the "Great Pyramid & Sphinx at Giza Plateau". Aging back 3,800 years & more; the Pyramid of Cheops was considered the tallest -man-made- structure in the world. Your knowledgeable tour guide will tell you more interesting details about that only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World right at the site.
Spend free time at bazaars. Lunch is quite a perfect time to try Typical Egyptian food, you are invited to up your most fascinating meal "Shawerma, Fol, Falafel, Feteer- Egyptian Pie"…enjoy it.
Will transfer you then to the train station for a long ride to Luxor, on board train; dinner meal will be served. Spend the overnight in your sleeping cabin.
Overnight: Sleeper train Cairo to Luxor - Included meals: Breakfast & dinner.
You just arrived at the capital of olden Egypt, ever questioned what does the name "Luxor" means? let us tell you …it means the "Palaces"!
Check in at your hotel for nourishment; then we will take you to the East Bank of the Nile for a fascinating visit to "Luxor Temple" which was originally built to celebrate the "Opet" festival "Where Amon the God, Mut, his companion, and Khons, their son, made a sacramental journey from their shrines at Karnak to the place where the temple of Luxor. It really has a charming sight by the time of sunset.
Rest of the night is free at leisure, you can enjoy a walk in the city, or rent a horse carriage by the corniche side. View of the Nile in Luxor is breathtaking!
Overnight: Hotel in Luxor - Included meals: Breakfast
Start your day with an included visit to the Valley of the Kings, located on the West bank of the Nile, nearby the workers' village or Deir El Madinah, it is mainly the burial spot in ancient Egypt for the kings – almost all – of the 18th, 19th & 20th dynasty. Continue your voyage to the Valley of the Queens also called in Arabic Wadi El Malekat, the burial site, tombs for Queens & royal children from almost the same dynasty 19th & 20th, the most know one is "Nefertari Tomb".That's not all for today, you might have heard of Queen Hatshepsut; well known as a very successful female Egyptian Ruler., it is time to visit her Temple!
Overnight: Hotel in Luxor – Meals: Breakfast
Adventure is still on, one of the never miss rides in Luxor is to enjoy an optional hot air balloon drifting over Luxor city to watch a unique view of the city, old schools, landscape, the mighty Nile River, monuments. Simply it is Luxor from an exceptional sight. An included visit to Karnak Temple in Luxor, followed by a transfer to your chosen hotel.
Overnight: Hotel in Luxor - Included meals: Breakfast & Dinner.
Arrival Cairo, transfer to your hotel for refreshment, instead, you can enjoy last night in Cairo gathering more memories & photos…"Optional" visit to the "Egyptian Museum" housing more than 160'000 piece of vintage, containing the most extraordinary mask, the one of its kind, Golden Mask of "Tut Ankh Amun" the Pharaoh King, never miss visiting the jewelry room, showing a marvelous collection of handicraft jewels, Royal Mummies room where you can reconnoiter more and more secrets about mummification story (at extra fees). Will take you to the deepest & part in Cairo, Khan El Khali Bazaar the oldest market in Egypt where the oriental smell of Egypt, leather makers, tent makers, customs of belly dancers & galabiyas. Take a drink at one of the coffee shops, or get your favorite shisha flavor. Ladies you can get altered tattoos or as we call it in Arabic "Henna". Never turn off your cameras! There are still lots and lots of moments to capture…
Overnight: Hotel in Cairo – Meals: Breakfast.
Prices and Dates
Check the date that suits your travel plans the best! For more options , call our travel experts or chat with us.
We listed here your "Plan A" for the lodging arrangements which are linked to this specific itinerary. Due to availability; we might offer you different hotel (s) / Nile Cruise, the same category which will be indicated on your final offer. Moreover; we can customize accommodation to match your preferred style.
We listed here our suggested optional tours, guided day trips & activities that you might like to enjoy during your free time; most of these tours suits your itinerary; while others may depend on your arrival & departure timing, feel free to discuss it with your travel expert!
When you touch the history you become part of it! Book now and get the best price, for a cheap day tour to Egypt, guided day tour to the Egyptian Museum where you can watch the amazing Tut Ankh Amun Mask, an optional entrance of the Mummy room in the Egyptian Museum...more secrets to be revealed.
Will take you for a short trip to the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs era! An English performance that will narrate & reveal too many secrets about the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafraa, Mankrua & the Sphinx.
Here are the most frequently asked questions which we find of an interest; did not find your answer yet? Why don't you call the expert…We are here to help!
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If you are inside the hotel or on board cruise, then you are able to put on tank tops or shorts.
For the Nile Cruise; it is considered a lifetime experience where you spend at least 3 nights on board from Aswan to Luxor or vice versa, it will take you while sailing on the mighty Nile with a magnificent view of palm planted area surrounding both sides. You can always enjoy sun deck relaxation time; an enjoyable Nubian show is usually performed on your last night spent on board.
One more piece of info. that we can never escape; all meals on board are included (Breakfast, lunch & dinner), starting with lunch & ending with breakfast. Also, it is good to know that Nile cruise saves transportation from Kom Ombo, Edfu & Esna to reach Luxor and vice versa.
Stating a fact; cruise sails through fixed sailing dates, set number of nights as well (3, 4, 5 & 7 nights, available in different categories starting with simple up to ultra-deluxe ones), providing stopovers for sightseeing spots in each destination.
As for land arrangements; it provides you with more time to spend in each destination, more spots, optional tours to enjoy. Between Luxor & Aswan and vice versa; there is more than an option to get transported like sitting train or air-conditioned private transfers.
Which option do we recommend?
Your travel consultant will discuss options with you and advise the best; based on your dream about the booked trip, your flight timing & how long your stay is.
If you are a SOLO traveler; the price of your package will be based on single arrangements costs; like private arrival and departure transfers, day tours, the cost of Egyptology guide and so on.
In case you are joining a group tour and you prefer privacy; you will be paying additional only for the accommodation to enjoy single room or cabin.
During 2011 till 2016 tourists who visited Egypt reached more than 500 thousand, Yes more than 500'000 safe & happy customer. We can add to that the celebrity that visited Egypt and was truly excited about their trips since 2011 until February 2017.
The stunning Mariah Carey visited in 2010, the American actor Vin Diesel, who paid a visit in 2011,Mariah Carey, Jean Claude Van Damme who had fascinating photos during his visit to the Pyramids, Enrique Iglesias during 2014, Morgan Freeman who was here to shoot a movie for national Geographic channel, Yanni, Messi & Will Smith who really enjoyed each and every part of his trip to Egypt!
Starting from $550
Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Valley of the Queens, Hot air Balloon in Luxor, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, budget tour with nice clean 4* hotel accommodation. Flexibility to upgrade to 5* upon request