Best of Cairo 2 Day Tour

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Starts in: Cairo | Available: Every Day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
2 days
English
From $259/ person
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Why we chose this tour

Our Best of Cairo 2 Day Tour offers an incredible opportunity to see Cairo’s top attractions in depth. Cross off another Wonder of the World from your bucket list as you marvel at the Pyramids of Giza, discover other sites of ancient Cairo, and explore the modern metropolis that has blossomed in the desert.

Tour Highlights

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Visit the ancient Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, even riding a camel through the area if you wish

2

Tour the ancient burial ground of Saqqara and see the inside of a pyramid

3

Wander through Egypt's ancient capital of Memphis, now an open-air museum

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Enjoy a free night to discover Cairo in your own way
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Explore the Egyptian Museum and see its many antiquities and treasures of the Pharaohs

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See the massive Citadel of Saladin, a 12th-century fortification in downtown Cairo

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Tour Coptic Cairo and its many important and interesting religious buildings

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People watch and immerse yourself in Egyptian culture in the Khan el Khalili Market

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Endulge in delicious, authentic Egyptian food

Tour Description

best of cairo 2 day tour

Our Best of Cairo 2 Day Tour offers a comprehensive introduction to the most interesting and awe-inspiring sites in this fascinating city. On the first day of your tour, you’ll be captivated by Cairo’s ancient sites. Stand in the face of greatness as the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx tower over you. If you wish, you may even ride a camel through the area, truly experiencing the ancient city as the local people have for millennia. Visit temples and tombs and see the impressive paintings that still adorn their walls thousands of years later, telling tales of ancient Egyptian life. For travelers itching to get out and explore on their own, you’ll be able to do so as the sun sets on Cairo. Others will be able to book a Nile Dinner Cruise and enjoy the views of Cairo from the river, or see Giza’s ancient sites illuminated in the dark at the Giza Pyramid Sound & Light show.

 

History and architecture buffs will be appeased on day two of your Best of Cairo 2 Day Tour, as you visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses one of the largest antiquities collections in the world, and explore the many impressive buildings in the Citadel fo Saladin and Coptic Cairo. From giant fortifications to mosques, churches, and synagogues, there is much to see and immerse yourself in as you tour the city. Finally, end your tour with a trip to the Khan el Khalili Market,Cairo’s main baazar. Shop to your heart’s content or sit and sip on a local tea or freshly squeezed juice as you watch the world pass you by, soaking up the culture and vibes of Cairo’s beating heart. You’ll be sure to come out of this tour with lasting memories a deeper connection to the ancient world.

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Itinerary - Best of Cairo 2 Day Tour

Day 1 - Giza and Memphis

- Pickup from your hotel at 7:00
- Tour the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx (optional camel ride around the pyramids)
- Lunch in a local restaurant
- Tour Saqqara and the inside of a pyramid
- Tour the open-air museum of Memphis
- Return to hotel (17:00)
- Optional nighttime activities can be arranged with your guide - Giza Pyramids Sound & Light Show or a Nile Dinner Cruise

Day 2 - Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Coptic Cairo, Khan el Khalili

- Pickup from your hotel at 7:00
- Visit the Egyptian Museum (Museum of Egyptian Antiquities)
- Tour the Citadel of Saladin, including the Mosque of Mohamed Ali
- Tour Coptic Cairo, including churches and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Explore the Khan el Khalili market and enjoy a tea or juice at a local cafe
- See important building in Islamic Cairo
- Return to your hotel (17:00)

Important Details

Includes
Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle from your hotel to all sites
Guided tours of all sites
Entrance fees
Accomodation in a 4-star hotel
Breakfast on day two
Lunch on both days
Bottled water
Excludes
Personal travel insurance
Any discretionary tips for guide/driver
Personal expenses
Drinks and snacks
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
This tour includes pickup from your hotel in Cairo. If you are coming from the airport at the start of your tour and would like to arrange airport pickup, please contact us.
Note for single travelers: There will be a single supplement fee of $155 if you are the only passenger on the tour. Single travelers should contact us prior to booking to check if others have booked the tour on their desired date of travel. If so, we will waive this fee.
The base price is per person in a double room in a 4-star hotel. There is a $30 supplement for a single room. Upgrades to a 5* hotel are available for $35 per person in a double room and $65 per person for a single room.
Single room is automatically booked for single travelers. If you booked with other passengers but would like a single room, please contact us shortly after your booking, and no later than one week prior departure. 
Customize this trip

You can book this as a private tour for you, your family, or a small group. You can also customize it to fit your itinerary and add extra locations you want to see.

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