Egypt on a Budget
7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS
CAIRO ~ ALEXANDRIA
Want to see Egypt but need to stick to a strict budget? Our Egypt on a Budget Tour is perfect for the traveler who needs to save cash but still wants to see what Cairo and Alexandria have to offer.
This tour is also an ideal option for visitors who want to have down time to relax at their hotel while also seeing the main sights of Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, and Fayoum.
Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and Cairo Museum
Our morning will be spent at the famous Giza Plateau, where the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world still stands. Guests will have the opportunity to take some breathtaking photos of the three great pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple, whilst our guide explains the history of this ancient and mysterious site. Guests will also have the opportunity to go inside the Great Pyramid.
After lunch we will visit a Papyrus shop where they will demonstrate how papyrus has been made for over 5000 years.
In the afternoon we will visit the Egyptian Museum, which holds the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world.
Day Trip to Alexandria
Our journey today will take us 200km north from Cairo, to the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria. Alexandria was established during the Greek/Roman period of Egypt’s history.
In Alexandria we will visit the Citadel, which is in a picturesque location by the bay, as well as the Kom el Shoqafa catacombs, and Pompey’s Pillar.
After lunch we will travel back to Cairo.
The Citadel and Old Cairo
We begin the morning by visiting the Citadel and the mosque of Muhammed Ali. The Citadel sits high above Cairo with a beautiful view of the of the city below.
After lunch we will visit the Old Cairo, where our guide will walk us through the narrow lane ways of Old Cairo, visit the Hanging Church, the Coptic Museum (which houses the largest collection of early Christian artefacts), as well as the church of Abu Serga and Amr Mosque.
Fayoum, Lake Karoun, & Meidum Pyramid
Our journey today takes us two hours out of Cairo to the picturesque Fayoum Oasis and Lake Karoun.
We begin by visiting the Meidum pyramid - a unique structure built at the end of the third dynasty. We will then have lunch next to Lake Karoun, before heading back to our hotel.
A special Egyptian farewell dinner will be held for guests.
Accommodation at your choice of 5 star, 4 star or 3 star hotel
Licensed Egyptologist Tour Guide
All transfers to sites by airconditioned coach bus
Most lunches and dinners included
Main admission tickets
Private access to the Giza Plateau to watch the sunrise by the pyramids - for groups over 20 persons
International flights to Egypt
Additional admission tickets not included in the main admission price
Some meals – as indicated in the itinerary
Any additional activities that guests may like to do
Travel insurance is to be arranged by the guest
7 Days/6 Nights Egypt on a Budget
Tour Dates to be Determined
From $1000 USD