Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour

Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour

Starts in: Cairo Available: Every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
3 days
$349per person
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Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour Highlights


Explore the Great Pyramids and Sphinx


Tour Saqqara, the ancient burial grounds of the Pharaohs


Wander through the remains of Egypt's ancient capital, Memphis


See the many antiquities in the Egyptian Museum


Marvel at the beautifully designed buildings of Coptic Cairo, including the Ben Ezra Synagogue, built on the site where it is said baby Moses was found


Experience the bustling Khan el Khalili market in medieval Cairo

Why we chose this tour

Cairo is a city full of ancient history begging to be explored, and with an expert guide leading the way on our Best of Cairo 3 Day tour, you'll have the chance soak it all up. Explore the mystical Pyramids, discover the city's beautiful architecture, and immerse yourself in Egyptian culture on a magical adventure.

Uncover the magical city of Cairo on our Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour. From start to finish, this tour will provide the highest quality service while allowing you to explore all that this ancient city has to offer. Start off with pickup from the airport by your guide, who will meet you and take you in an exclusive vehicle to your hotel in the Giza area. There, you will have a welcome drink and discuss the details of the upcoming days with your guide.  The rest of your first day will allow you time to relax and explore on your own. If you wish, you can arrange with your guide to do some activities on your first night, including a Nile River Dinner Cruise or Light Show at the Pyramids.


Start bright and early on your second day of your Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour by heading out to explore the highlight of any visit to Cairo – the Pyramids of Giza. You’ll see these towering structures, as well as the Great Sphinx, as you learn about their history. You’ll also see the Valley Temple, one of the oldest in Egypt, and explore the open-air museum and ruins that still remain of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. You will enjoy an authentic and delicious Egyptian lunch at a restaurant in the village Saqqara and explore this rich archaeological site, home of the tombs of the relatives of Pharaoh, as well as the royal pyramids. It will be a long day, but a marvelous one, full of ancient treasures brought to life.


On the final day of your tour, you will see another side of Cairo. Visit the Egyptian Museum, one of the most famous antiquities museums in the world, to see more ancient treasures on display. Next, you’ll explore the Citadel of Saladin, which was the center of the Egyptian government for hundreds of years. Architecture and design lover will find their niche in the next part of the tour, as you discover the beautiful mosques of Islamic Cairo and the many buildings that are part of Coptic Cairo, includes churches and synagogues. After lunch, head to the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, the heart of Islamic Cairo,
and explore the walls of medieval Cairo and the streets that date back to the 10th century.

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Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1
  • Your tour leader will meet you in the arrivals hall of the Cairo airport with a sign, if you are landing that day
  • Transfer to your hotel in Giza and check in with guide's assistance. Your guide will also discuss all tours with you and clarify pickup times for each day. A welcome drink will be served.
  • Free time in Cairo - optional activities available to book with your guide after arrival
  • Overnight in Cairo
Day 2
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Pickup from hotel
  • Tour some of Cairo's most fascinating sites, including the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and Saqqara
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Saqqara village
  • Tour Memphis City and the Step Pyramid Complex
  • Return to hotel
  • Overnight in Cairo
Day 3
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Pickup from hotel
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum
  • Tour the Citadel of Saladin
  • Tour Coptic Cairo, including the Church of the Holy Family and the Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Explore the Khan el Khalili Market
  • Return transfer to Cairo International Airport
NB - all timings on Best of Cairo 3 Day Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Airport pickup and dropoff, including assistance
Entrance fees
Breakfast daily
Lunch daily
Transportation throughout the tour
Dinner and drinks
Visa fee - $30 USD at Cairo airport
Entrance fee to the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum
Entrance into the pyramids
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Water and snacks
Essential Information
Note for single travelers: There will be a single supplement fee of $225 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.
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.
Please note: The base price is for a double room n a 4-star hotel. You may request a single room for a supplement of $30 per night. Upgrades to a double room in a 5-star hotel are available at $35 per person per night. Upgrades to a single room in a 5-star hotel are available at $65 per night.
This tour includes hotel pickup or airport pickup. If you would like to arrange airport pickup on the first day, please make sure to send us your flight details.
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