8 Days Budget Tour: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan

Congratulations, this is the best and cheapest 8 days Egypt budget tour ever. Relax and enjoy exploring the highlights of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan at an extremely affordable price. The trip starts from Cairo where we explore the famous pyramids of Egypt, learn about mummification in ancient Egypt, and explore the Great Sphinx. We then continue our trip by first class sleeper train to Aswan to discover the secrets of Elephantine Island by Felucca traditional sailing boat. From Aswan, by our air-conditioned modern vehicle, we travel to Luxor to explore the stunning attractions of the Karnak Holy temple complex, Luxor temple, and the Valley of the Kings. We then travel back to Cairo by sleeper train to explore more of what Cairo has to offer such as Antiquities Museums, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, and Islamic and Coptic Cairo.

Available Attractions to Explore within 8 days budget tour:

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
  • Saqqara Pyramids & Imhotep Museum
  • Memphis ancient city & Museum
  • National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
  • Egyptian Antiquities Museum
  • Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Islamic Cairo
  • Coptic Cairo
  • Citadel of Saladin
  • Khan El-Khalili Tourist Bazaar

Aswan Attractions

  • Phiale Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temples
  • The Unfinished obelisk
  • The Hight Dam
  • Elephantine Island
  • The Nubian Village
  • Kitchener’s Botanical Island

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temples
  • Luxor Temple
  • Luxor Museum
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Valley of the Queens
  • The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • The Colossi of Memnon
  • Tempe of Madinat Habu

8 days Egypt budget tour itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Cairo – visa assistance – Transfer to hotel:
Arrive at Cairo Airport, meet, welcome, and assist with airport formalities. Transfer to the hotel, check-in, and overnight.
Day 2: Pyramids and Sphinx Tour – Sleeper train to Aswan:
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up by our Egyptologist tour guide and start the tour to Egypt’s famous pyramids to explore the Great Pyramid of Khufu which is the only still-standing wonder of the ancient seven wonders of the world. Discover the pyramids of other Great Kings, as well as get inside the pyramid of the Queen. Proceed with the tours to explore the Great Sphinx which is the largest statue in the world made of one single piece of limestone.
Transfer to Giza Railway station to take your sleeper train to Aswan.
Dinner onboard.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day 3: Check-in Aswan hotel Aswan:
Early wake up to enjoy the scenery and the views of upper Egypt from the sleeper train’s window and enjoy a delicious Intercontinental breakfast.
Arrive at Aswan, meet, welcome, and assist at the train station of Aswan. Transfer to your Aswan hotel and check-in.
Overnight at the hotel in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 4: Aswan tour to Elephantine Island by Felucca:
After breakfast at the hotel in Aswan, pick you up and start our tours to Elephantine Island by Felucca traditional sailing boat to stroll around the Island and the Nubian village. The Island has got one large ancient temple that was built to be dedicated to the god Khnum who was the creator god according to ancient Egyptian beliefs.
Take the Felucca traditional boat and head back to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 5: Overland Air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor:
After breakfast at the hotel in Aswan, we take our air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor passing by the temple of Edfu and the temple of Kom Ombo for possible optional tours.
Arrive at Luxor, check-in at the hotel, and overnight.
Day 6: Luxor – Sleeper train to Cairo:
After breakfast at the hotel in Luxor, Your private Egyptologist tour guide will explain the available tour options of Luxor such as Karnak Temple and Luxor temple tours, the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon Tours.
At 8 pm, we shall transfer you to Luxor railway station for your sleeper train to Cairo.
Dinner on board the sleeper train.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner.
Day 7: Cairo Free day at leisure:
Breakfast on board the sleeper train. Arrive at Giza Railway station. Pick you up from the station and transfer you to your Cairo hotel, check-in, and overnight.
Optional tours to explore Cairo attractions:
1-Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
2-National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
3-Islamic Cairo
4-Coptic Cairo
5-Citadel of Saladin
6-Khan El-Khalili Tourist Bazaar
7-Saqqara pyramids
8-Memphis ancient city
Day 8: Departure:
After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be picked up by our driver and transferred by our air-conditioned modern vehicle to Cairo International Airport for your departure.
Inclusions
  • Meet, welcome, and assist with airport formalities.
  • All Transfers and tours as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle for all tours and transfers.
  • Private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Meals as mentioned in the details.
  • Entrance fees of sites in the detailed itinerary.
  • Mineral bottled water onboard during tours
  • Accommodation in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • Sleeper train tickets including onboard meals.
  • All tax and services charges.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities / Tipping (recommended)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any Extras
8 Days Budget Tour: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
8 Days Budget Tour: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
$726 $1000
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