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Day Tours in Cairo: Explore Cairo's Hidden Gems with Egypt Planners

Our unique Day Tours in Cairo allow you to explore Ancient Egypt. As a group of experienced Egyptologists and people who love to travel, we want to give you a unique experience that shows you the best of... Read More

Activities Tours in Cairo - Discover Best Things to Do

We offer a wide range of vibrant activities and tours for visitors to enjoy. Here are some of the best things to do in Cairo:

Best Cairo Food Tour | Tour to Experience Traditional Egyptian Food

From$120Start From
Approx 2 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Our food tours in Cairo are perfect for food lovers from all over the world. Experience the culture of Egypt, eat at restaurants that only Egyptians go to, and see the amazing historical sites that many people don't get to see. Taste dishes you know nothing about, and watch and interact closely with the Egyptians.
(7 Reviews)

Felucca Ride On The Nile River With Khalili el Khalili Bazaar

From$50Start From
Approx 2 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on a felucca ride on the Nile in Cairo and discover the amazing view of Cairo. Get a great look at Cairo up close and from another perspective.
(8 Reviews)

Pyramids Of Giza Camel Rides

From$45Start From
Approx 3 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on a trip to the pyramids of Giza to ride camels, horses or carta in the pyramids of Giza. You will enjoy the wonderful scene from the camel's back, whether it is at the time of sunrise or sunset, the scene will capture you with its beauty. And if the camel is not comfortable for you, you can take the horse and you will enjoy the same experience.
(8 Reviews)

Quad Bike at Giza Pyramids at Sunset with Dinner

From$50Start From
Approx 2 Hours
Availability : Everyday
A quad bike trip to the Giza pyramids desert is the most exciting and adventurous way to witness the wonders of ancient Egypt. Riding through the desert is an exciting adventure that will make your vacation in Egypt unforgettable, especially if you get some great photos of yourself with the pyramids.
(6 Reviews)

Sound and Light Show at the Giza Pyramids

From$60Start From
Approx 2 Hours
Availability : Everyday
The Pyramids Sound and Light Show is a beautiful audiovisual show that takes place at night. Learn about the history of the pharaohs and the Great Sphinx, which has been watching over the Giza cemetery for more than 5,000 years. Watch and listen to the wonderful show that will make you go back in time to the days of the Pharaohs

Tanoura Dance at Wekalet El Ghouri with Traditional Dinner

From$65Start From
Approx 2 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Enjoy with us at Wekalat Al-Ghouri in Cairo one of the most beautiful traditional Egyptian skirt shows. In Cairo, you can see the amazing dervish show and the performance of the ancient Egyptian troupe. The band is made up of a group of musicians who play beautiful music that you can't hear anywhere else in the world.
(6 Reviews)

Half Day Tours in Cairo - Discover the Hidden Gems of Cairo

Here are some half-day tours that will take you off the beaten track and allow you to explore Cairo’s hidden treasures.

Half-Day Visit to the Egyptian Museum of Civilization

From$45Start From
Approx 5 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on a half day trip to the Egyptian Museum of Civilization, one of the largest museums in Egypt, witness the greatness of Egyptian history and civilization in one place. Enter the wonderful room of the royal mummies, and enjoy seeing all the details with us in this wonderful museum in Cairo.
Free Camel Ride

Half-Day Tour to Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx

From$45Start From
Approx 5 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on this amazing journey to see the Great Pyramids of Giza (Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure), the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World, and learn about the great history of the Pharaohs. See the famous Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple of King Khufu, enjoy the wonderful view of the Giza pyramids from the magnificent pyramids panorama.
(9 Reviews)

Half-Day Tour to Egyptian Museum in Cairo City

From$45Start From
Approx 5 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Visit the Egyptian Museum for half a day. Explore the Egyptian Museum, which houses many amazing collections of ancient Egyptian artifacts. However, nothing comes close to the wealth of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which is all about the pharaohs and has more than 120,000 artifacts on display.
(2 Reviews)

Full Day Tours in Cairo - Unforgettable Cairo's Iconic Landmarks

Check out our full-day tours that will take you on an unforgettable journey through Cairo’s most famous sites:

Trip to Pyramids of Giza & Cairo Citadel and Old Cairo

From$65Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Learn more about Cairo and Giza excursions, the pyramids of Giza, see the best sites of ancient Egypt near Cairo in one day, which include going to the pyramids and the Sphinx, then going to the wonderful Citadel of Salah al-Din, watching the wonderful Muhammad Ali Mosque, then going to Old Cairo to see the wonderful sights there.
(8 Reviews)

Tour to Giza Pyramids And Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo

From$75Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Visit the huge pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Mykerinos in Giza to learn about the fascinating history of the pharaohs and feel like you've gone back in time. Stop by the Egyptian Museum. And Old Cairo: the Hanging Church, St. Sergius Church, Ezra Synagogue, Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque, and a trip to the Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo.
(7 Reviews)

Pyramids of Giza Tour from Cairo Including the Egyptian Museum and Khan Al-Khalili Market

From$75Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Enjoy seeing the three pyramids of Giza, Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, in addition to the Sphinx statue, which has the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion. Next, you will go to the Valley Temple in front of the Great Sphinx which was built for King Khafre. Moving to the Egyptian Museum where you can see a large collection of unique Pharaonic artifacts, after that you go shopping in Khan El Khalili Market, which is the oldest market in the Middle East. After that you will be transferred to your hotel.
(7 Reviews)

Full Day Tour To Giza pyramids & Sphinx Memphis and Sakkara

From$70Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Learn more about Cairo and Giza excursions The Pyramids of Giza See the best sites of ancient Egypt near Cairo in one day, which includes going to the pyramids and the Sphinx, as well as the Step Pyramid in Saqqara, and then the wonderful city of Memphis, which was the first ancient capital of Egypt.
(7 Reviews)

Full Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museums

From$70Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on this wonderful trip to visit the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World, which are the Great Pyramids in Giza (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure) to learn about the wonderful history of the Pharaohs. Then visit the legendary Sphinx and the Valley Temple, and then go to the Egyptian Museum, which contains artifacts from all ancient Egyptian civilizations.
(7 Reviews)

Explore Cairo with a guided Tour of the Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Old Cairo.

From$65Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Embark on an unforgettable journey through Cairo's rich tapestry of history and culture with our exclusive City Tour to the Egyptian Museum & Citadel and Old Cairo. Delve into the depths of antiquity as you explore the Egyptian Museum, home to over 120,000 artifacts, including the legendary treasures of King Tutankhamun. Marvel at the enduring legacy of ancient civilizations preserved within its walls. Ascend to the majestic Citadel of Saladin and behold breathtaking vistas of Cairo from its lofty heights. Discover the intricate medieval architecture of the fortress and delve into the spiritual heart of the city at the awe-inspiring Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
(1 Review)

Day Trip to Giza Pyramids and The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in cairo

From$70Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on this fantastic excursion to the Great Pyramids of Giza (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure), the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World, to learn about the fascinating history of the Pharaohs. Afterwards, pay a visit to the fabled Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation, which is home to Pharaonic-era treasures.
(8 Reviews)

Day Tour To Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara

From$60Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
On this wonderful trip, we will take you to see the great pyramids of Giza (Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure), the oldest of the seven wonders of the world, and learn about the great history of the pharaohs. And see the legendary Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple, then go to the Saqqara Necropolis to see the Saqqara Pyramid, which is the oldest pyramid ever built.
(6 Reviews)

Cairo’s Grand Egyptian Museum & Giza Pyramids Tour

From$110Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on this wonderful trip to visit the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World, which are the Great Pyramids in Giza (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure) to learn about the wonderful history of the Pharaohs. Then visit the legendary Sphinx and the Valley Temple, and Grand Egyptian Museum, all home to antiquities dating back to the time of the pharaohs and beyond.
(8 Reviews)

Over-Day Tours From Cairo - Uncover Hidden Gems outside Cairo

These over-day tours will take you beyond Cairo’s boundaries and allow you to uncover hidden gems that showcase Egypt’s diverse beauty and history. Whether you’re exploring ancient cities, coastal towns, or natural wonders, these destinations will provide a unique and memorable experience.

Over Day Tour to Fayoum City From Cairo by Car

From$110Start From
Approx 12 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Enjoy our wonderful trip to Fayoum from Cairo to visit Fayoum's attractions such as Wadi El-Rayyan, Tunis Village, Fayoum Falls and the wonderful in Fayoum. All this and more with us.
(5 Reviews)

Over Day Tour to Alexandria City From Cairo by Car

From$90Start From
Approx 12 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Join us on our day trip from Cairo to Alexandria to visit the wonderful landmarks of Alexandria such as the Roman Catacombs carved in the rock Kum Al Shoqafa and Qaitbay Citadel. And the magnificent Pompeii Column, then the oldest library in Egypt and the ancient world, the Library of Alexandria. With a wonderful lunch in Alexandria.
(5 Reviews)

Cairo Stopover Tour to Pyramids, Museum & Khan El Khalili

From$100Start From
Approx 8 Hours
Availability : Everyday
Enjoy seeing Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, the three pyramids of Giza, and the Sphinx, which has the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion. Next, you will go to the Valley Temple, which was built for King Khafre and is in front of the Great Sphinx. The next stop is the Egyptian Museum, which has a large collection of unique Pharaonic artefacts. After that, you can shop at the oldest market in the Middle East, Khan El Khalili Market. Then you'll be taken back to your hotel.
(5 Reviews)

Overnight Tours From Cairo: Let Us Show You the Best of Egypt!

If you are looking for a more immersive experience. Several night tours from Cairo will take you on an unforgettable journey through the best of Egypt, from ancient ruins to breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning scenery as you discover the best of Egypt.

  • Overnight Trip to Bahariya Oasis from Cairo

    From$255Start From
    2 Days
    Availability : Everyday
    Join us on a tour of the Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert in order to live one of the most exciting adventures with us. You will head to the surrounding desert to see the unique known areas such as the Black and White Deserts, the English House and the Valley of the Golden Mummies
    (6 Reviews)
  • Overnight Trip to Alexandria from Cairo

    From$240Start From
    2 Days
    Availability : Everyday
    Join us on our day trip from Cairo to Alexandria to visit the amazing landmarks of Alexandria such as the Roman Catacombs carved into the rock of Kom el Shoqafa, Qaitbay Castle, the Jewelry Museum and the Roman Amphitheatre. and the magnificent Pompeii Column, and then the oldest library in Egypt and the ancient world, the Library of Alexandria. With a wonderful lunch in Alexandria and an overnight stay.
    (5 Reviews)
  • Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo

    From$390Start From
    2 Days
    Availability : Everyday
    Join us on a two-day tour of the palace from Cairo to see the most important and famous landmarks of the wonderful city of Luxor. You will visit the Great Karnak Temple, which is one of the largest temples in the world, the Great Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the Colossus of Memnon and other wonderful places in Luxor.
    (5 Reviews)

What our customers are saying about us

Excellent
Based on 11 reviews
Filler R
Filler R
2024-05-08
Amazing Giza Pyramids Tour Egypt Planners provided an unforgettable half-day tour of the Giza Pyramids for our group. From the moment we were taken to the hotel, everything went smoothly. The booking process was very simple, our guide Sarah was friendly and informative, and we were able to see everything we wanted to see. Big Thank you, for a day we will never forget!
Honeymooner
Honeymooner
2024-05-04
Super tour with great guiding :-) This was a great experience! We went with our baby boy and the driver and guide was very thoughtful and considerate and adapted well to our needs. Great guiding experience and many cool photos as a result :-) Highly recommend!
Dimon S
Dimon S
2024-04-29
Best Egypt Vacation Ever! Our experience with Maro and Egypt Planners was amazing! Maro was incredibly cool. He made sure we had everything we needed and facilitated our visits to all the main sites in Cairo such as the pyramids and museums, and we did not feel any hassle on the way despite some congestion. Maro also handled all of our belongings, making us feel completely safe. The car was clean and comfortable. Our driver Ahmed was excellent, his calm demeanor was crucial in managing the traffic. It was fun spending time with Maro; He even offered fresh mango juice during our travels. I highly recommend Egypt Planners and would not hesitate to use their services again!
Prabhu C
Prabhu C
2024-04-03
Wonderful travel experience.. I was thoroughly impressed with this tour company! They exceeded my expectations in every way. From their warm and welcoming attitude to their commitment to delivering on their promises, they made me feel like a valued customer. The guides were not only informative but also showed a genuine care for our group, ensuring that everyone had a fantastic time. Despite a minor hiccup with a flight delay, they quickly adapted the itinerary to make sure we didn't miss out on any experiences. I would highly recommend this tour company to anyone looking for a memorable and hassle-free travel experience.
Morgan G
Morgan G
2023-10-18
Best Tour Operator Ever! I had the most incredible experience with Egypt Planners on my recent trip to Giza Pyramids. The tour was very organized, and our guide Sara, was amazing. From start to finish, they exceeded my expectations. Our driver Ahmed was very professional and kind. I can't recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable journey through ancient history!
David p
David p
2023-10-15
Unforgettable Half-Day Giza Pyramids Tour with Egypt Planners I recently enjoyed taking a half-day Giza Pyramids tour with Egypt Planners, and I cannot recommend it more highly. Our tour guide, Sarah, was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the pyramids and Egyptian history. He made the tour informative and enjoyable, and he was always happy to answer our questions. Sarah took the time to explain the site's significance and answer our questions. The camel ride was a unique and memorable experience. Transportation was efficient, and I felt well taken care of. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Cairo.
Debora C
Debora C
2023-10-04
Best tour around Cairo! Our experience with Ahmed and the Egypt Planners was amazing! Ahmed was so attentive, friendly, helpful and kind. Everything we needed and anywhere we wanted to go, Ahmed took care of us and made sure we went around Cairo and all the major sightseeings passing through the best and more scenic routes, helped us with all our stuff and made us feel very safe. The car was very clean and comfortable as well. Ahmed is an excellent and calm driver which is definitely required to navigate throughout Cairo’s crazy traffic. Ahmed was fun to hang around and even provided us with fresh mango juice every time we rode with him. I would hire Ahmed and Egypt Planners services again in a heart beat!
Amelia T
Amelia T
2023-10-04
A Spectacular Giza Pyramids Tour As a solo female traveler, my top priorities are safety and a memorable experience. Egypt Planners delivered both flawlessly on my recent Giza Pyramids tour. Sarah was a knowledgeable guide, and funny and seamless organization made it a 5-star adventure I'll cherish forever. Highly recommended!
Shiloh L
Shiloh L
2023-09-22
Once in a lifetime experience! A fantastic experience with a knowledgable and fun tour guide! Zizzou knew all the history behind the pyramids and escorted me around the whole site. Not the mention the photography as well!
Thomas H
Thomas H
2023-09-05
Exceptional Giza Tour with Egypt Planners My recent tour with Egypt Planners to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, camel ride and entrance fee was absolutely amazing! From the moment I made my reservation, their professionalism and communication were top notch. Our guide, Sarah, was a wealth of knowledge and brought the history of these famous sites to life. Riding the camels around the pyramids was a unique thrill and Egypt Planners made sure we were safe and comfortable at all times. Including the entrance fee saved us time and hassle, and the transportation provided was comfortable and convenient. I cannot recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable adventure in Giza. Thank you for an incredible experience!

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Most FAQs that People also ask about Cairo

Do you need a tour in Cairo?

While it’s possible to explore Cairo on your own, opting for a tour can greatly enhance your experience. A guided tour provides valuable insights, historical context, and convenient logistics. An expert guide can help navigate the city, provide insider knowledge, and ensure you don’t miss out on the key attractions and hidden gems. Additionally, tours offer the convenience of transportation, allowing you to optimize your time and make the most of your Cairo visit.

Is one day enough for Cairo?

While one day is limited, having a fulfilling experience in Cairo is still possible. Prioritize the must-see attractions such as the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Opt for a guided tour to maximize your time and gain insights from an expert guide. Keep in mind that Cairo has much to offer, and if time permits, consider extending your stay to fully immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and culture.

How do you spend a day in Cairo?

To make the most of a day in Cairo, start by visiting the iconic Giza Plateau to witness the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. Explore the Egyptian Museum to delve into ancient treasures, including those of Tutankhamun. Stroll through the bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar to experience the vibrant atmosphere and shop for souvenirs. Consider a Nile River cruise or a visit to Islamic Cairo to round off your day with cultural immersion.

Can you explore Cairo on your own?

Yes, it is possible to explore Cairo on your own. However, keep in mind that Cairo is a bustling metropolis with a complex history and vast array of attractions. It’s advisable to plan your itinerary in advance, research transportation options, and familiarize yourself with the city’s customs and cultural norms. Consider utilizing maps, guidebooks, or mobile apps to navigate the city. While exploring independently allows for flexibility, joining a guided tour can provide valuable insights and streamline your experience.

What is the best one day trip in Egypt?

A popular one-day trip from Cairo is a visit to the ancient city of Luxor. Known as the “world’s largest open-air museum,” Luxor is home to iconic sites such as the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple, and the Valley of the Kings. Marvel at the well-preserved ancient architecture and immerse yourself in the grandeur of ancient Egypt. Although it’s a long day trip, the opportunity to explore Luxor’s historical wonders is well worth it.

What is the most beautiful part of Cairo?

Cairo has many beautiful areas, but one standout is the historic neighborhood of Islamic Cairo. With its winding streets, intricate architecture, and vibrant atmosphere, Islamic Cairo offers a captivating blend of history and culture. Explore landmarks like the stunning Al-Azhar Mosque, the medieval Citadel of Saladin, and the vibrant Al-Muizz Street. The beauty lies not only in the architectural wonders but also in the rich heritage that surrounds this area.

Is Luxor a day trip from Cairo?

Yes, Luxor can be visited as a day trip from Cairo, although it requires an early start and a full day of exploration due to the distance. Many tour operators offer guided day trips to Luxor from Cairo, providing transportation, guided tours of the major sites, and meals. While it’s an ambitious day trip, it allows you to experience the awe-inspiring historical sites of Luxor, such as the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.

Can tourists wear shorts in Cairo?

While Cairo is a conservative city, tourists can wear shorts in certain contexts. In more touristy areas, such as around the Giza Pyramids or in upscale hotels, wearing shorts is generally acceptable. However, it’s advisable to dress modestly when visiting religious sites, local neighborhoods, or areas outside the main tourist hubs. To show respect for the local culture and avoid unwanted attention, it’s recommended to wear longer, loose-fitting clothing that covers the knees and shoulders in such instances.

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