Cairo is not just the capital of Egypt , but also the largest city in Africa. It seems that in this noisy metropolis there have always been a lot of not only historical monuments, but also tourists - tours to Egypt are always popular.

How to get to Cairo

Just 20 km north-east of the metropolis is Cairo International Airport. The city center can be reached by bus or taxi. Tours to Cairo by bus and organize from other resorts of Egypt.

 

Holidays in Cairo

Cairo is a city of entertainment. Noisy and restless, it attracts tourists to traditional restaurants, fruit and pastry shops and modern European-style cafes.

To feel the atmosphere of the city, do not be satisfied with only Turkish coffee and tea - be sure to try the cold or hot hibiscus hour of karkade, sugar cane juice and tamarind juice. In winter, enjoy the local sahleb - a special milk drink.

There are hotels in Cairo for every taste and budget - all you have to do is choose your happiness room among evening lights, luxurious embankments, noisy bazaars and impressive skyscrapers.

What to see in Cairo and the surrounding area

Cairo is a real piece of paradise for those who love to take photos against the sights. The mosques of Sultan Hasan, Amr, Ibn Tulun and al-Azhar, the mausoleum of ash-Shafi’i, the mosque, the mausoleum and the madrasah of Sultan Qalaun are all this and many other mosques and houses become a must for many tourists.

Be sure to dine in the restaurant on the top floor of the Cairo TV Tower. Here, all the waiters are dressed in Pharaoh costumes.

Giza is the westernmost and most tourist area of ​​Cairo. It is here that for hundreds of years the majestic Sphinx and the most famous pyramids in the world have been silent.

Look at the museums of Cairo: Coptic, military, postal and railway, and others. Cairo Egyptian Museum and Tahrir Square visit several times - not to get lost in the abundance of exhibits and information. Do not miss the chance to touch the history in the mummies of the Pharaohs.

What else to do in Cairo:

  • appreciate the hookah in the Cairo coffee shop;
  • visit one of the oldest bazaars of Khan al-Khalili and purchase a souvenir;
  • To find out what sorting of waste in Cairo is - visit the “City of garbage collectors” on the outskirts of the capital, estimate the scale of a profitable family business.

 

Despite the colossal impression that the noisy megapolis makes from the first minutes, in order to appreciate the beauty of the solar capital, it is necessary to stay here for at least 5 days. It is in Cairo, the traveler can plunge into the real life of Egypt, feel the atmosphere and traditions of the country. 

A large number of treasures of the centuries-old history of Cairo have retained their unique architectural appearance to this day. Mighty pyramids, Sphinx, museums with rare jewels allow you to discover the culture of ancient civilization. In addition, fans of nightlife and entertainment here will not be bored either. The western part of Cairo is a modern city consisting of hundreds of high rises, the largest shopping and business centers, and world-class hotels. 

The capital of Egypt all year round receives guests from all over the world, offering affordable prices for accommodation and food. You will learn even more interesting and useful facts by familiarizing yourself with the history and geography of Cairo.

 

 

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Cairo City Tour and Cairo Tower

Duration: 4 Hours Heighlights: Down Town Cairo and Cairo Tower A explore the city of Cairo by night. Stroll through the main of Cairo's down town streets Talaat Harb Str., Old Opera Square, New Opera, Attaba square with its all sorts of merchandise and enjoy a look at the city of Cairo from above the Cairo tower.   Experience Cairo like never before. Be prepared for the ultimate adventure. Ancient tours. Islamic tours, Coptic tours, modern Egypt and more.  

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Egyptian Museum and Pyramids of Giza with Camel ride Tour

Departs: Daily 8:00 am Duration: 8 Hours (Approx) Type: Full day Cairo tour   Pick up from your hotel in Cairo a- Start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Visit the Great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built including camel ride in the Pyramids plateau. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren, then drive back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza. 

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1 Night White Desert Safari

Duration: 1 Night Day 1: White desert Departure from Cairo at 7:30 am for a 365 km trip to Baharia Oasis, lunch in Baharia Oasis Proceed to visit the wonderful area the white desert passing from Mushroom valley and ice cream valley you will be able to take sunset photos from the new white desert and have barbeques dinner with Bedouin tea over night in a camp. Day 2: Enjoy the light Breakfast after the sunrise, driving by jeep to cross the sand dunes towards the black desert to visit the divided mountain then driving towards el Zogag mountain. The top of this mountain has a very nice view to all of the black desert after that depart the black desert then drive to visit the crystal mountain. Drive back to Cairo.  

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Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

Departs: Daily 7:30 am Duration: 12 Hours (Approx) Type: Private Tour Highlights: Roman Amphitheatre, Kom El Shoukafa, Pompay Pillar, Alexandria Library, and Citadel of Quitbay Travel by air-conditioned car to the Mediterranean coast and the port city of Alexandria. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt and a centre for learning in the ancient world. Its legendary Lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the city was also the setting for the fiery relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. As you explore this vibrant city with your guide you will discover some of Alexandria's most famous sights including Pompey's Pillar, an 82-foot tall column carved from red Aswan granite and erected in honour of Emperor Diocletian. View the ancient Roman amphitheatre which dates from the Second Century Enjoy lunch at your own leisure on the Corniche overlooking the Mediterranean head to the Catacombs of Kom-el-Shouqafa. Arguably the highlight of any visit to Alexandria, this warren of tombs, chambers and hallways occupies the largest known roman burial site in Egypt. See Alexandria Library Visit the Quitbay citadel from outside as well as El Morsi Abu El Abass Mosque (Outview) and then return back to Cairo.  

Baharia Oasis Day Tour from Cairo

Duration: 12 Hours Bahria Oasis Mummies and Alexander the great temple Pick Up time: 6:30

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Camel or Hores Back Riding at the Pyramids

Duration: 2 Hours Seeing the pyramids is a quintessential Egyptian experience, but seeing them from the back of a camel makes your trip an adventure. Camel spitting and bumpy rides are part of the charm of this desert excursion. If you're daring, you can join a camel safari and cross the desert for days or even weeks on camelback. Otherwise, Bedouins and authorized stables near the pyramids -- particularly at Giza -- offer brief camel rides to tourists.  

Cairo Airport Transit and Layover Tour

Departs: Varies Duration: Varies Type: Full day Cairo tour - Private guided tour  Pick up & drop off: Cairo Airport - drop off can be a hotel in Cairo or Giza If you are stopping in Cairo airport for a couple of hours in transit or stop over don't miss touring this lovely city with its many monuments and attractions. Seeing the great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx as well as the Egyptian museum in Cairo

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Cairo Day Tour Egyptian Musuem Citadel and Khan El Khalili

Duration:8 Hours Pick up time:8:30 Heighlights: Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili and Citadel Type: Private tour Pick up: centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels   This tour is a comprehensive tour that covers a visit to the Egyptian musuem with has hundreds of precious artifacts that covers all eras of Pharaonic history including the priceless treasures of king TUT ANKH Amun. The tour covers as well the Islamic part of the capital to include the citadel of Salah El Din and Mohamed Ali mosque then move to the Khan El Khalili Bazzar with its glittering merchandize and trinkets you will have time to stroll through the allies to experience Old Cairo.

Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise

Departs: Daily 6:30 pm  Duration: 03 hours Type: Dinner Cruises, Night tours Highlights: Nile Dinner Cruise

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Cairo Tour Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

Departs: Daily 8:00 am Duration: 4 Hours (Approx) Type: Half day Cairo tour Highlights: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx   Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. The Giza Plateau is only around 30 minutes from Cairo, where your qualified Egyptologist guide will provide a fascinating introduction to each of the three pyramids: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), though your guide is not permitted to enter with you, or take a camel ride (additional cost). After visiting the pyramids, you'll continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, for thousands of years the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Also in Giza you may visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the remarkably well preserved funerary boat of Khufu.

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Day Tour Monasteries of Wadi Natroun from Cairo

Duration: 8 Hours Heighlights: Monasteries of Wadi Natroun Type: Cairo full day tour Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, about 68.35 miles (110km) northwest of Cairo, known for its Coptic monasteries where thousands of Christians escaped from Roman persecution in the 4th century. Of the 60 or so original compounds in the valley, only four remain, which will be visited today.    

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Cairo airport arrival transfer

Departure: every day 24 hours Duration: variable Type: Transfer to and from Cairo Airport Convenient, comfortable and fast airport transfer to one of Cairo and Giza hotels with luxury travel coaches. The transfer from the airport to Cairo is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Cairo Airport Departure Transfer

Departs: Daily 24/7 Duration: Varies Type: Cairo airport departure transfer   Hassle free, comfortable and punctual from any of Cairo and Giza hotels with Deluxe Travel coaches to Cairo airport

Day Tour to Fayoum Oasis and Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls

Duration: 9 hours approx Departs: Daily 7:30 am Type: Full day Cairo tour Highlights: A full day excursion to Fayoum one of the oldest cities in Egypt.   Fayoum is located 105 KM from Cairo. The center of the city is on the canal called Bahr Yussef, with the four waterwheels, that are adopted by the governorate of Fayoum as its national Symbol. After a morning pick-up, you will be driven with a guide by private air-conditioned van toward Fayoum, situated 65 miles (105 kilometers) southwest of Cairo. Upon arriving, visit Qaroon Lake, where you can see different kinds of birds. Qaroon Lake is considered the oldest natural lake in the world, and the third largest lake in Egypt. It is considered an interior lake that is not related to any sea or and rivers. At the edge of the Oasis, there are many ruined temples at Karanis, the ancient city which was the old capital. Complete the tour by visiting the Fayoum Museum, which is famous for its Roman portrait and small statues, found by the excavations. Then continue on to Wadi El-Rayan, one of the best natural oases in Egypt. After taking in the beauty and landscape, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.

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Day Tour Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur

Duration: 6 Hours Departs: 8:00 am Daily Highlights: Dahshur, Memphis and Sakkara A Cairo day tour to visit the ancient capital of Memphis and Sakkara with its step Pyramids of Zoser and Dahshur. This tour takes you further to the first Pyramids ever built. Located about 30 KM south Cairo. The tour to Memphis, Sakkara and Dahshur is serves as an introduction to ancient history of the city and more calm sites visited which allows you to enjoy the monuments more.

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Desert Safari Quad Biking Around Pyramids of Giza

Duration: 4 hours (approx) Ride a two seated beach buggy and conquer the deserts around the Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy an adventureous ride among the sand dunes and enjoy the scenery of the three Pyramids of  Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus.     

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Giza Pyramids Tour with Camel Ride

Departs: Daily 8:00 am from customer's location in Cairo or Giza Duration: 4 Hours (approx) Type: Half day Cairo tour Highlights: Pyramids of Giza, and Sphinx   Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. The Giza Plateau is only around 30 minutes from Cairo, where your qualified Egyptologist guide will provide a fascinating introduction to each of the three pyramids: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), though your guide is not permitted to enter with you, or take a camel ride (additional cost). After visiting the pyramids, you'll continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, for thousands of years the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Also in Giza you may visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the remarkably well preserved funerary boat of Khufu. During the tour you will have the opportunity to enjoy a 30 minutes camel ride.  

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Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, and Sound & Light Show

Duration: Full Day Combo tour Heighlights: Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, and Sound and Light Show Deluxe Travel is offering combo tours in Cairo which will make super saving for clients in their day tours and excursions in Cairo. This day is a ful day tour to the Egyptian Musuem with its priceless collection including treasures of boy king Tut Ankh Amun. Then visit the Three pyramids of Giza with their guarding Sphinx and end your day with a sound and light show at the Pyramids of Giza Plateau. Lunch can be included at addtional cost.

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Grand Egyptian Museum Site Tour

The New Grand Egyptian museum opening is yet to officially open in 2020 a f. Work in the construction site is carried heavily for the grand opening. Visitors to Egypt can pay a visit to the site which is still under construction but almost finished and get the exclusive opportunity to be the first to see it.

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