Cairo Day Tours & Excursions

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A Cairo day tour is not just a chance to explore the city’s fascinating history but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in its modern culture and vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for something different, consider a Cairo street art tour, which will take you through the city’s colorful and ever-changing street art scene. You’ll explore some of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, check out stunning murals and graffiti, and even meet some local artists shaping Cairo’s artistic landscape. Alternatively, you can opt for a Cairo nightlife tour, which will take you through the city’s bustling bars, nightclubs, and live music venues. You’ll experience the city’s legendary party scene, sample some of the best cocktails and craft beers, and dance the night away with locals and fellow travelers. Whether you’re interested in history, art, culture, or nightlife, a Cairo day tours is perfect for you.

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Photo Session Tour in Egypt

Embark on an extraordinary photographic journey through Egypt's captivating landscapes, tailored to your preferences. Our adventure begins with a private, air-conditioned transfer from your hotel, ensuring your comfort throughout. Whether you're drawn to the iconic pyramids of Giza or the majestic temples of Abu Simbel in Aswan, our expert guide will accompany you, promising an unforgettable experience. Capture enchanting shots against the pyramids and Sphinx, explore the architectural splendors of Old Cairo, or let Luxor's temples inspire your visual storytelling. We are committed to turning your moments into timeless photographs, creating cherished memories wherever your photographic aspirations take you.

Over day Tour to Abu Simbel Temples From Cairo by Flight

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Egypt with our expertly designed itinerary. Travel from Cairo to Aswan and discover the amazing temples of Abu Simbel. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Ramesses II and the rock-cut temples of Nefertari, and marvel at how exceptionally preserved they are. Indulge in a delicious lunch, savoring the flavors of Egyptian cuisine. End the day with a return flight to Cairo and convenient transfers to your accommodation. Unforgettable experiences await you in this great adventure.

Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Grand Egyptian Museum

Embark on a captivating journey through ancient Egypt on our tour, starting in Cairo or Giza. Visit the conservation laboratories at the Grand Egyptian Museum, explore the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, and discover the Valley Temple. Camel rides and pyramid visits are available. Enjoy an authentic Egyptian lunch. Our expert guide will ensure an unforgettable experience as you delve into this fascinating civilization's rich history and extraordinary treasures.

Day Tour to Grand Egypt Museum & Egypt Civilization Museum

Embark on an enchanting day tour through the treasures of ancient Egypt. Explore the Grand Egyptian Museum, which houses a large collection of captivating artifacts. Savor authentic Egyptian cuisine during an enjoyable lunch break. Next, discover the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which offers a comprehensive overview of Egypt's rich history. Enjoy the comfort of a private tour guide and vehicle throughout the trip. Relax in your accommodation after a day of amazing exploration. Immerse yourself in Egypt's cultural heritage and create lasting memories.

Half-Day Tour to Egyptian Museum of Civilization

Embark on a fascinating day tour in Egypt, starting with a delicious breakfast. Join your Egyptology guide in a private vehicle to visit NMEC, the premier museum in the Arab world dedicated to ancient Egyptian civilization. Discover the prosperous historical periods of Egypt at the Museum of Civilization, an esteemed cultural and educational center. Afterward, return to your accommodation for a relaxing and peaceful evening. Immerse yourself in Egypt's fascinating past and create unforgettable memories.

Cairo Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

At the start of your fun trip, your tour guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby. From there, you'll go on an adventure you'll never forget.

Day Tour to Giza pyramids & Memphis City

A Guided Tour of the Pyramids of Giza The Sphinx and Pyramids, as well as the ancient city of Memphis, may all be seen in one day, as can some of the biggest ancient Egyptian monuments in Cairo.

Private Day Tour to Old Islamic Cairo

It's easy to get a sense of discovering Islamic architectural gems in Cairo's core, on a street called Al-Darb Al-Ahmar, which is lined by mosques, mansions, palaces, shrines, and even a collage of one of Cairo's historic gates and a portion of the city's medieval walls.

Private Day Tour to Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo

The Hanging Church and the Church of St Sergius and Bacchus, two of Cairo's most famous religious structures, are included in a full-day, private tour of Egypt's intriguing metropolis. Make the most of your day with a private guide by going at your own speed and making time to see the things that interest you most throughout your visit.

Half Day Tour to Giza Pyramids And Sphinx

Learn about the history of pyramid construction. Find out how the Egyptians built the pyramids, how they connected the pyramids' position to an astrological constellation, what mysteries the pyramids may hold, and much more.

Day Tour to Citadel, Islamic & Coptic Cairo

The Salah El Din Citadel, where Egypt's kings ruled until the mid-19th century, is included in this one-day trip to Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo. Known as the Alabaster mosque, the Mohamed Ali Mosque is located inside the walls of the complex. Before visiting Khan El Khalili, take a tour of Coptic Cairo, a region with a long history of Christian pilgrimage. You'll have a professional guide at your side the whole time.

Cairo Layover Tour From Cairo Airport

Tour of Cairo's International Airport While You're Waiting The Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus, considered the most important ancient attraction and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, will be the first stop on your amazing Cairo Airport Layover Tour. Next, a photo stop at the Great Sphinx will be made, followed by a visit to the Valley Temple. You'll go on to the Egyptian Museum and more after this fantastic Pyramids tour.

Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel & Mohamed Ali Mosque

Of only one day, you may see all the major sights in Cairo. As you visit the Egyptian Museum, Mohamed Ali Mosque, and the Citadel of Saladin, an Egyptologist guide will provide insightful commentary. Visitors new to the area, or those with limited time, will enjoy this trip.

Day Tour To Alexandria From Cairo By Vehicle

Take a private tour of the gardens, landmarks, and mosques of Alexandria with a guide who is an expert on all things Egypt and archaeology. On your own, you'll learn interesting tidbits about the city and more.

Day Tour to Saqqara, Memphis And Dahshur

There are many tourists that come to Egypt and just see the Giza Pyramids, but on this journey to Saqqara and Dahshur, and Memphis, you may view some of the less well-known pyramids of Egypt. Instead of wasting time arguing over transportation, take a guided trip with an Egyptologist to Saqqara to see the Pyramid of Djoser, the Bent Pyramid, the Red Pyramid at Dahshur, and the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis.

Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis And Sakkara

Discover some of Egypt’s greatest antiquities on a private Giza, Saqqara, and Memphis day trip from Cairo. With an Egyptologist guide, visit Giza to view the pyramids, Great Sphinx, and Valley Temple. Then, devote the afternoon to Saqqara and Memphis, to know more.

Day Tour to Luxor From Cairo By Flight

Flight from Cairo to Luxor for a whole day. Luxor's top sights may be seen in an one day if you fly from Cairo to Luxor. Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple and the Valley of Kings with a private tour guide.

Day Tour to Wadi El Natrun Monasteries

To the holy and inspirational Wadi El-Natrun, the beautiful monasteries of that sacred and inspiring location, such as Deir al-Baramus the oldest, Dier Anba Bishoi, and his corpse remain in the monastery, Dier Abu Maqar, and Deir El-Suryani, its holy and spiritual tour.

Day Tour to Tell El Amarna, Beni Hassan From Cairo

From Cairo, this day excursion will take you to some of Upper Egypt's lesser-known ancient monuments. Visit the ancient capital of Akhenaton at Tell el-Amarna before continuing on to Beni Hassan, where you'll see the old cemetery. Before returning to Cairo, there will be a break for an included lunch.

Private Half Day Tour to Coptic Cairo

Enjoy a three-hour private tour of Coptic Cairo and its historical treasures with a member of the Coptic Christian community. With the help of a personal guide, you may visit a number of old churches, including the Hanging Church and Abu Sreqa, where the Holy Family is claimed to have taken sanctuary.

Day Tour to Fayoum Oasis & Wadi Al Rian From Cairo

This pleasant day excursion from Cairo is hosted by an Egyptologist and takes you to a variety of picturesque locations. Take an air-conditioned minibus to the historic desert village of El Fayoum. The mudbrick remains of Karanis, a temple-filled city constructed in the 3rd century BC, and the magnificent Qarun Lake, which you'll see from a boat, are other notable attractions.

Day Tour to Egypt Countryside From Cairo

You may experience rural life up close and personal by staying with us and experiencing all of the above: breathing fresh country air, eating organic food, riding a donkey, volunteering with local farmers, and experiencing our actual local life. This is a journey that offers a singular perspective. Start exploring the countryside right now!

Overnight Tour to Alexandria From Cairo

Alexandria, Egypt's second-biggest metropolis, is only a three-hour drive from Cairo, the country's capital and largest city. Visit this culturally rich port city, which is both historic and contemporary at the same time, and which is very different from the nation's capital in terms of its overall atmosphere.

Overnight Tour to Luxor From Cairo By Flight

Book a private round-trip package from Cairo to Luxor that includes your excursions, meals, overnight accommodation, and flights so that you have more time to experience the Egyptian capital. With an Egyptologist guide, you'll learn everything about Luxor, Hatshepsut, Karnak's temples, and the Valley of the Kings.

Overnight Tour to St. Catherine Monastery From Cairo

A two-day journey from Cairo takes you deep into the Sinai Desert to see Egypt's most significant biblical monuments. When leaving Egypt, stop at the Oyun Musa (Moses Spring) to see where the prophet got refreshing water during the exodus. Learn about the tale of the burning bush at St. Catherine's Monastery before returning to Cairo through the desert route.

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What Makes Cairo Unique: A Traveler's Guide to the City of a Thousand Minarets

Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is a rich city in history and culture. It’s known for its ancient monuments, bustling markets, and vibrant nightlife. But what makes Cairo unique? We’ll explore what makes Cairo stand out from other cities worldwide.

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Exploring Cairo's Iconic Mosques

One of the most distinctive features of Cairo is its skyline, which is dominated by the spires of its many mosques. Cairo is often called the “City of a Thousand Minarets” because of the large number of mosques scattered throughout the city. These mosques add to the city’s unique character and offer visitors a chance to experience the beauty of Islamic architecture.

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A Journey Through Cairo's Fascinating History

Cairo is home to some of the world’s most iconic ancient monuments, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. These monuments are a testament to Egypt’s rich history and provide visitors with a glimpse into the country’s ancient past. While the Pyramids of Giza are undoubtedly the most famous of these monuments, there are many other lesser-known sites that are equally impressive.

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An Authentic Egyptian Shopping Experience in Cairo

No visit to Cairo is complete without a trip to one of its bustling markets. The most famous of these markets is the Khan el-Khalili, which has operated for over 600 years. Here, visitors can wander through narrow alleys with shops selling everything from spices and textiles to jewelry and souvenirs. The market is a feast for the senses, with the sights, sounds, and smells of Cairo.

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Savoring the Flavors of Cairo's Culinary Delights

Egyptian cuisine is a fusion of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and African flavors, and Cairo is the perfect place to sample it. From street food stalls selling falafel and shawarma to high-end restaurants serving up traditional Egyptian dishes like koshari and molokhia, Cairo has something for every foodie. And if you’re looking for something sweet, be sure to try some basbousa, a traditional Egyptian cake made with semolina and drenched in syrup.

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Discovering Cairo's After-Hours Scene and Local Hotspots

When the sun goes down, Cairo comes alive. The city has a thriving nightlife scene, with bars, clubs, and cafes open late into the night. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to relax with tea or a lively club where you can dance the night away, Cairo has it all.

Most Related FAQs to Egypt Vacations

Is travel to Egypt safe?

There is no warning from the British Foreign Office not to go to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile, Sharm el-Sheikh or Hurghada on the Red Sea. People also believe that the part between the Nile and the Red Sea is mostly safe.

Should I go to Egypt now or later?

If you care a lot about the weather, the best time to visit Egypt is in the fall, winter, or early spring (October to April) in the northern hemisphere. Try to avoid high season if you want to avoid crowds at ancient sites such as the Pyramids of Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel (December and January).

Can I get a visa on arrival in Egypt?

Most travelers, including people with US and UK passports, need an Egypt visa. Americans and people from 40 other countries can obtain a visa to enter Egypt at Cairo International Airport at bank kiosks before immigration offices for $25 USD. These visas are valid for up to 30 days and can be used by people from the United States and 40 other countries.

How much do Cairo day tours cost?

The cost of Cairo day tours varies depending on the type of tour, the duration, the number of people, and the inclusions. Generally, a half-day tour may cost around $40-60 per person, while a full-day tour may cost around $80-120.

How much does it cost to go to Egypt?

It will cost per person about 1500 USD to spend 8 days in Egypt, including a Nile river cruise and private tours with professional guides. Not bad, considering that this estimate includes private guides to all of the sites and attractions.

What do women wear in Egypt?

Leggings, Capris, and Shorts… As long as your knees are covered, you should be fine. So whether you’re wearing pants or a Capri, you’ll feel good and be polite. Women in the region wear long skirts or pants.

How long do Egypt day tours last?

Most Egypt day tours are designed to last for a full day, typically around 8-10 hours. However, there are also shorter tours available that last just a few hours, as well as longer multi-day tours for those who want to explore more of the country.

What is the best time to visit Egypt?

The best time to visit Egypt is from October to April when the weather is mild and comfortable for outdoor activities. During this time, temperatures are generally cooler, and there is less humidity, making it a great time to explore Egypt’s iconic landmarks and ancient ruins. However, remember that peak tourist season falls between December and January, so expect larger crowds and higher prices.