Top 25 Things to do in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is the Capital of the Arab World, and the city is full of rich and historic treasures. Though the area is home to a number of museums, one of the best is the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. This museum has more than 100,000 different items, and it uses a rotating system to change out some of the bigger displays every year.

Alexandria City Discovery Small-Group Tour
Just a few hours from Cairo, Alexandria is one of the world's most impressive historical cities. With a small group and an expert guide, venture out to explore the archaeological ruins, spooky catacombs, and Roman architecture of this fabled seaside... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$138
per adult

Alexandria Private Full-Day Tour with Lunch
Alexandria's incredible intellectual and cultural legacy has assured the city a permanent place in history. Explore the city founded by Alexander the Great on this tailor-made tour and visit its monuments, museums, and gardens that open onto the dazzling Mediterranean... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$165
per adult

City Highlights Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch
Cairo contains treasures and sights going back several millennia—uncover a few of the best on a private tour around the city. Discover the riches in a museum of ancient relics, explore an Islamic fortress, marvel at a grand mosque, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$123
per adult

Egyptian Museum & Khan el-Khalili Private Half-Day Tour
Venture into a world of Egyptian antiquities and discover world-famous relics, including the legendary gold mask that rested over Tutankhamun's mummy, at the world's largest museum of Egyptian artifacts. Complete your private tour by discovering the alleys of a lively... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$72
per adult

Egyptian Museum Private Tour
Embark on a journey through Egypt's past with a private guided tour of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts and Pharaonic antiquities. Do not miss the opportunity to see the treasures and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$66
per adult

Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Enjoy a customary felucca ride on a private tour of the Nile River, central to Egypt's illustrious past. Admire Cairo from its famous waterway in this enduringly popular mode of transport, idyllically passing a few hours while learning about the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$54
per adult

Giza, Antiquities Museum & Bazaar Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch
See Cairo’s most impressive sights in 1 day: Visit the inspirational pyramids at Giza, delve into the history of the Pharaohs in the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, and meander through the alleyways of the lively and energetic souk, all with your... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$125
per adult

Islamic Sights Private Half-Day Tour
Discover the history of Islam in Egypt on a half-day tour of its fortress and mosques in medieval Cairo. Gaze up at the ruined citadel and visit 3 of the mosques it protected to encounter diverse architectural styles. Your private... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$74
per adult

Luxor Full-Day Private Tour via Plane with Lunch
Uncover the wealth of ancient relics and monuments that lend Luxor its reputation as the "world's greatest open-air museum. " During this full-day tour of discovery, decipher hieroglyphics at the Valley of the Kings, visit Luxor and Karnak temples, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

15 hours

Free cancellation

$574
per adult

Memphis & Saqqara Private Half-Day Tour
Venture into 2 of the country's most important archaeological sites on a tour tailored to your preferences. Explore the ancient city of Memphis—once the capital of Egypt and founded by Pharaoh Menes around 3000 BC—and visit the Pyramid of Djoser,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$78
per adult

Memphis, Saqqara & Dashur Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch
Uncover the history behind one of the world's oldest civilizations with a full-day tour to Memphis and Dashur. Explore the site that was the center of Egyptian rule and culture for 3,000 years, see the pyramid tombs of its rulers,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$133
per adult

Port Said & Suez Canal Private Full-Day Tour
Witness enormous ships taking a shortcut through the desert at the Suez Canal and enjoy the intimacy of this personalized, private tour. Experience this modern wonder of the world with a boat trip along the canal followed by a tailor-made... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$142
per adult

Private Tour of Khan el-Khalili Bazaar with Dinner
Explore exotic Cairo as you wander the narrow alleys of a 600-year-old bazaar, marveling at the diversity of its stall holders. Entertainment is provided by the mesmerizing Whirling Dervishes before a tasty Egyptian meal. Complete your evening with Turkish coffee... Read More

Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$60
per adult

Private Tour of Old Cairo
Discover the history of the Christian faith in old Cairo through archeological sites and cultural exhibits. Visit some of the oldest religious buildings in the country and learn about the Copt people as your private guide provides you with a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$72
per adult

Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza Half-Day Private Tour
Visit the world-famous landmarks of the Great Pyramid and Sphinx of Giza, benefiting from the knowledge of your own Egyptologist. See the majestic sight of the towering structures and guarding statue as you learn more about one of the most... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$73
per adult

Pyramids, Sphinx & Sakkara Half-Day Private Tour
Witness first-hand one of the most iconic sights in the world—the Great Pyramid of Giza and neighboring Sphinx. Uncover the history of the Pharaohs and ancient Egyptians with a visit to the archeological remains of Memphis and Sakkara, all with... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$136
per adult

Religious Sights Private Full-Day Tour with Lunch
Judaism, Islam, and Christianity have all left their indelible mark on Cairo. Discover rich landmarks relating to all 3. On your private tour, see mosques, churches, and synagogues. Your private guide educates you on these diverse cultures and the resulting... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$97
per adult

River Nile Dinner Cruise
Enjoy views of Cairo, a belly-dancing show, and an Egyptian dinner in the very heart of the city—the River Nile itself. Cruise along the river and watch the city light up, dine on tasty Egyptian dishes, and revel in the... Read More
Small-Group Downtown Cairo Tour
Cairo's fascinating past and dynamic modern identity are on vibrant display in every pocket of the city. Delve into the Egyptian capital with a knowledgeable guide for an inside look at Cairo the way that locals know it, checking out... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

Small-Group Home Cooked Cairo Tour
Be welcomed into a local home and share a traditional meal with an Egyptian family on this delicious outing. Chat with the family, learn about authentic recipes and ingredients, and feast on classic dishes like kushari (lentils with pasta) and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

4 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

Small-Group Pyramids of Giza Adventure
Soak up the mysticism, history, and grandeur of the Pyramids of Giza before the crowds arrive, taking in the view in the early morning. Snap photos of the guardian Sphinx and the ancient pyramids in their sun-baked desert landscape, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$71
per adult

Small-Group Saqqara & Memphis Tour
Travel back through the sands of time as you venture south of the city, leaving the modern urban landscape behind to explore the less-touristed burial grounds and striking pyramids of Saqqara as well as the ancient city of Memphis. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Small-Group Tour: Islamic Cairo
Get up close and personal with the Islamic heart of Cairo on this expert-led, small-group tour. See centuries-old Arabic structures and beautiful medieval mosques, scope out colorful wares at the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, and put your finger on the pulse... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$68
per adult

Small-Group Treasures & Tut Tour with Felucca Cruise & Lunch
Take a look at Cairo past and present on this expert-led tour, which takes you from the modern city streets to the Egyptian Museum. Get up close to ancient artifacts from the time of the pharaohs, enjoy a typical local... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per adult

Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza
Delight in an evening's entertainment as the Great Pyramid of Giza comes to life with lights and lasers under the night sky. The Sphinx "narrates" a condensed history of the ancient Egyptians while the projected effects give new perspective to... Read More

$49
per adult

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