9 Day Affordable Egypt Tour

3 Cairo, 3 Nile Cruise & 2 Sleeper Train (Starting from $862)
Arrival every Tuesday, 3 nights Cairo, 3 nights Nile Cruise, 2 nights Sleeper Train, all transfers, most meals and your choice of sightseeing by air-conditioned minivan/bus
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Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Tue - Arrival to Cairo

  • Arrival in the Land of the Pharaohs, at Cairo International airport, Right Travel Representative will be waiting for you after you get your luggage and clear customs and will be holding the Right Travel sign, then escorted to your hotel, rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAY 2: Wed - Optional Cairo Pyramids Tour

  • Free day at your leisure in Cairo, or you may choose our Optional tour (Cairo Pyramids Tour - C25). We will start our day with a visit to the breath-taking Pyramids of Giza, the most famous monuments in the whole world. It consists of the royal necropolis of the kings of the 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt with the magnificent pyramid of Cheops being the most important construction. Constructed during the 26th and the 25th BC centuries, the pyramids of Giza and the marvellous sphinx is the only surviving monument in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world. With their extremely accurate measurements, their huge size, and many legends behind their construction, the pyramids of Giza will remain as one of the wonders that amaze people from all over the globe.
  • We will have a tasty energizing lunch in one of recommended restaurants in the area of Giza. We continue our tour with a pleasant drive to visit Memphis the first capital of Egypt and one of the most important historical sites. The ancient city is now located around 10 kilometres to the South West of the pyramid of Giza and hosts a number of remarkable monuments including the marvellous Colossi of Ramses II, the Alabaster Sphinx, and many other notable statues.
  • We go with our trip to explore Sakkara, the necropolis of the Old Kingdom of Egypt where many archeological findings are taking place. The centrepiece of Sakkara is the famous step pyramid of Djoser, the oldest stone building in history and an important mark in the evolution of the construction of pyramids in ancient Egypt.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 3: Thu - Optional Cairo City Tour, Sleeper Train

  • Free day at your leisure in Cairo, or you may choose our Optional tours (Cairo City Tour -C24). Our first visit will be at the distinctive shopping experience in the Khan El Khalili Market, the most famous touristic market in the whole world. This historical market was originally established in the 14th century during the Borji Mamluk period and rebuilt and restored again in the beginning of the 16th century. The guests can buy some of the marvelous souvenirs and gifts for their loved ones. The products sold in the khan include almost everything a tourist desires to bring home from Egypt.
  • Our next stop will be at the Citadel of Saladin, constructed by the famous army leader in the 13th century, the citadel is featured with many historical gates and monitoring tower. Today it hosts a large number of monuments especially the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali built in the middle of the 19th century.
  • We stop to have lunch at one of the local wonderful restaurants in Egypt before we go on with our tour.
  • We proceed to explore the Monuments in Coptic Cairo situated in Miser El Qadeema near the Mosque of Amr Ibn El Aas, this area is rich with Christian monuments including the Hanging Church, the Church of Saint Barbra, the Church of Saint George, the Coptic Museum, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Our last stop will be to explore the wonders of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, built in the beginning of the 20th century the museum displays the largest collection of Pharaonic monuments in the whole world and many other displays from ancient Egypt, the Ptolemaic period, and the Greco Roman period. The guests will love to enter into the Tut Ankh Amun gallery where all the golden belongings and treasures of the famous king are displayed.
  • Transfer from hotel to Giza Rail Station for your overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan Egypt, dinner will be served on board.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4: Fri - Arrive Aswan, Optional Sightseeing

  • Breakfast will be provided on the Train.
  • Arrival to Aswan around 8 AM, upon arrival transfer to your luxury Nile Cruise where you will spend the next 3 nights / 4 days relaxing and enjoy the sailing from Aswan to Luxor.
  • After Lunch, Free day at your leisure in or you may want to add our Optional Nile Cruise Shore Excursions
  • Visit the High Dam, located near Aswan, the world famous High Dam was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops. The Dam is 11,811 feet long, 3215 feet thick at the base and 364 feet tall. Today it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt and, together with the old Aswan Dam built by the British between 1898 and 1902`, 6km down river, wonderful views for visitors. From the top of the two Mile long High Dam you can gaze across Lake Nassar, the huge reservoir created when it was built, to Kalabsha temple in the south and the huge power station to the north
  • Our last visit today will be to the Temple of Philae, was dismantled and reassembled (on Agilika Island about 550 meters from its original home on Philae Island) in the wake of the High Dam. The temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, is in a beautiful setting which has been landscaped to match its original site. It`s various shrines and sanctuaries, which include The Vestibule of Nectanebos I which is used as the entrance to the island, the Temple of the Emperor Hadrian, a Temple of Hathor, Trajan`s Kiosk (Pharaohs Bed), a birth house and two pylons celebrate all the deities involved in the Isis and Osiris myth. The Victorian world fell in love with the romance of the Temple.
  • At night you may choose the Optional (Sound & Light Show in Aswan - A14) at Philae Temple, a magical experience.
  • Overnight in Aswan.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5: Sat - Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Optional Sightseeing

  • Early morning, start sailing to Kom Ombo the sights as part of the Optional shore excursions, Will visit Kom Ombo Temple (the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeries). Located in the town of Kom-Ombo, about 28 miles north of Aswan, the Temple, dating to the Ptolemies, is built on a high dune overlooking the Nile.The actual temple was started by Ptolemy VI Philometor in the early second century BC. Ptolemy XIII built the outer and inner hypostyle halls. The outer enclosure wall and part of the court were built by Augustus sometime after 30 BC, and are mostly gone. There are also tombs from the Old Kingdom in the vicinity of Kom-Ombo village.
  • Sail to Edfu for dinner and overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6: Sun - Edfu, Luxor, Optional Sightseeing

  • Today will be Visit Edfu Temple, continue the sights as part of the Optional shore excursions Dedicated to Horus, the falcon headed god, it was built during the reigns of six Ptolemies. We have a great deal of information about its construction from reliefs on outer areas. It was begun in 237 BC by Ptolemy III Euergetes I and was finished in 57 BC. Most of the work continued throughout this period with a brief interlude of 20 years while there was unrest during the period of Ptolemy IV and Ptolemy V Epiphanes. This is not only the best preserved ancient temple in Egypt, but the second largest after Karnak. It was believed that the temple was built on the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. Hence, the current temple was but the last in a long series of temples build on this location.
  • Back to the cruise for lunch, Sail to Luxor via Esna. Afternoon proceed to your East bank visit of Luxor, visit Karnak Temple. In ancient Egypt, the power of the god Amun of Thebes gradually increased during the early New Kingdom, and after the short persecution led by Akhenaten, it rose to its apex. In the reign of Ramesses III, more than two thirds of the property owned by the temples belonged to Amun, evidenced by the stupendous buildings at Karnak. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor, Egypt situated on 100 ha (247 acres) of land. Karnak is actually the sites modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning "The Most Select (or Sacred) of Places". This vast complex was built and enlarged over a thirteen hundred year period. The three main temples of Mut, Montu and Amun are enclosed by enormous brick walls.
  • Continue to visit the Temple of Luxor, built by the two pharaohs, Amenhotep III and Ramses II. Ancient Thebes was a center of festivals, and the Temple of Luxor was the setting for the most important-the festival of Opet, designed to merge the ruler`s human and divine aspects. The temple was dedicated to Amun-Ra, whose marriage to Mut was celebrated annually, when the sacred procession moved by boat from Karnak to Luxor Temple.
  • Evening, you may choose our Optional tour (Sound & Light Show L14). Inaugurated in 1972 the Sound and Light Show in the Temple of Karnak begins with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and the construction of the Temple. Depicting the glorious achievement of the Pharaohs, spectators listen to the lyrical and poetic descriptions of artistic treasures, grand festivals, heroic deeds and literature of the times. Overnight in Luxor Egypt.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7: Mon - Luxor, Sleeper Train

  • Breakfast and check out from your Nile Cruise, free day at leisure in Luxor with lunch at local restaurant, afternoon transfer to Luxor Rail Station for your overnight sleeper train from Luxor to Cairo, Dinner will be served on board.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8: Tue - Cairo, Optional Full Day Alexandria with Library

  • After breakfast in Train will be arrive to Cairo, Transfer from Giza Rail Station to your hotel, rest of the day is free at your leisure in Cairo, or you may choose our Optional tour (Full Day Alexandria with Library) Start your over day excursion to Alexandria by private car & accompanied by an English speaking Egyptologist: Visit National Museum, Cata Comb. Stop for lunch, then proceed to Roman Amphitheater & Alexandria Library. Return to Cairo.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 9: Wed - Departure

  • After breakfast, Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Guaranteed to operate every Tuesday
  • All sightseeing are optional and not included in our rate
  • International airfare is not included in our rate and will be provided upon request. Right Travel can provide airfare from anywhere to Cairo.


Not Included
  • International airfare
  • Visa upon arrival
  • Tips & Personal Items
  • Optional Tours

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.