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Cairo 3 Day Itinerary: The Perfect 3 Day Cairo Tour

  • Duration3 Days 2 Nights
  • Trip TypePrivate Tours
  • AvailabilityEveryday
  • Pick upCairo Airport

Price starts from: $345

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Cairo 3 Day Itinerary Overview

Cairo 3 day itinerary will give you a rich experience that includes ancient history, cultural immersion, delicious food, and lively street life. This trip will provide you with memories that will last a lifetime and a deep love for the timeless beauty of Egypt’s capital.

Highlights

  • Discovering the fascinating Cairo 3 day itinerary through a carefully planned trip gives visitors a rich experience full of historical wonders, delicious Egyptian food, and cultural immersion.
  • Your journey starts with a visit to the astounding Giza Necropolis, where the famous Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx are located. As you stand in the shadow of these ancient wonders, you’ll be taken back in time and amazed by how clever the ancient Egyptians were when they built these structures.
  • Next, learn about Cairo‘s long and exciting history at the Egyptian Museum. It has a vast collection of artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun, that show how great this ancient society was. Walk through its halls and get lost in the stories carved in stone and kept alive for centuries.
  • In Cairo 3 day itinerary isn’t complete without a ride along the Nile River, which has been around for thousands of years. Get on a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat, and let the gentle breeze take you while you look at the city’s skyline and the charming local life along the riverbanks.
  • To taste local flavors, visit the busy Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where spices, jewelry, and detailed crafts call you. Don’t forget to bargain with the shopkeepers for a truly authentic experience and unique gifts to take home.
  • As you enjoy the lively street life of Cairo, try some of the city’s delicious foods. Try classic Egyptian dishes like koshari, a hearty mix of lentils, rice, and pasta, or buy kebabs and falafel from street vendors. While you watch the world go by, sip some sweet, fragrant Egyptian tea.
  • In the historic Islamic Cairo area, you can find the spiritual side of Cairo. Buildings like the Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Al-Rifa’i Mosque are proof of the city’s religious history. In this area, the streets are like a maze. Mosques and madrasas that are hundreds of years old are like hidden gems ready to be found.
  • Visit the peaceful Al-Azhar Park, an oasis of green in the middle of the busy city, to end your trip that you will never forget. From high places in the park, you can see the whole skyline of Cairo and enjoy the peace before leaving this amazing city.

Additional information

  • Your daily tours usually start at 8 am, but you can change the time in coordination with your private guide.
  • You can make any changes to the itinerary if you have any special requests.
  • For reservations, contact us, and your reservation will be confirmed with one of our travel advisors.
  • After booking the trip, we will send you a voucher with all the booking details.

The tour is available in:

English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, French

Note: The Mentioned prices include a tour guide in English only; in case of requesting any other language, there will be an additional cost.

Day-to-day Itinerary

Day 1:Arrival Cairo

 

Welcome to Egypt!

As soon as you arrive at Cairo Airport, you will find our representative waiting for you with a big smile and saying, “Welcome to Egypt.” He will make all formalities smooth and take you to your chosen hotel.

Check into your hotel first and get to your room to relax and unwind after a long flight. Relax, discover your hotel today, and know all details about the itinerary of your program with our tour manager.

Have a good night’s sleep, and prepare for tomorrow’s first round in Cairo.

Meals: Welcome Drink

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 2:Cairo Day Tour

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, you will start your wonderful day tour by meeting your private tour guide specializing in Egyptology in a private A/C vehicle to start visiting the following:

Giza Pyramids

The Great Pyramids of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the most famous. The three main pyramids in Giza are the Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. There are also some other pyramids in the area for the wives of kings.

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza is the giant Egyptian sculpture ever. Carved in the limestone of the Giza Plateau, it depicts a lion with a human head wearing a headdress. Over the centuries, the Sphinx has lost its chin and original reddish color.

Valley Temple of Khafra

The valley temple was where the king’s mummy was prepared for burial, and the mummification process was performed.

Lunch

Before continuing, we will take a break to eat and recharge. Lunch will be in a restaurant, and Egyptian food options are generally offered, including meat dishes, rice, and salads (drinks are not included).

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

The Egyptian Museum, one of the most famous museums in the world, includes priceless artifacts from the ancient Egyptian civilization and other civilizations that extend back to five thousand years, as it contains more than 25,000 artifacts on display.

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is the oldest market in Egypt and one of the most beautiful and picturesque tourist destinations in Cairo. It is famous for its ancient history and the various products you can buy from there.

After these fruitful visits, we will return you to your accommodation to relax and spend a peaceful night.   

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 3:Final Departure

Make sure to have the best breakfast before packing your bags when checking out from your hotel in Cairo.

Now you will head to Cairo International Airport to catch your departing flight back home after spending lots of happy moments and new friends in Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of the tour price.

Accommodations

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Cairo with breakfast

Meals

  • Breakfast everyday
  • 1 Lunches

Other Inclusions

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • English-speaking Guide
  • All service charges and taxes
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price.
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spending
  • Beverage
  • Tipping (It's recommended)

Things to know

Prices

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Tipping in Egypt

Tipping is not included in any of our packages and is entirely up to the discretion of travelers. Although it is not mandatory, it is of great importance to the people who take care of you while traveling.

Extra Expenses

Extra personal expenses on the trip may include a food tour, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses, and other services not listed.

Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:

  • For the visa fees, please check Visa and Passport Information.
  • Additional transport that you require.
  • Tipping for the guide and driver after the trip.
  • In case of unforeseen events like bad weather conditions and eventual flight cancellations, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals.

Optional Visits & Entry Tickets

All our packages and tours of Egypt do not include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering the pyramids from inside, the mummies’ room in Museum, or entering the Tutankhamun tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel
  • Water holder
  • Bug spray
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Camera
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Medication

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Adam

Family Traveller

Traveling with our teenagers can be challenging, but this Cairo itinerary managed to captivate their interest from start to finish.

Our guide, Hani, knew how to engage them with fascinating stories about the pharaohs and mummies at the Egyptian Museum. The family-friendly accommodations and the day at the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar were a hit with our kids. Cairo’s energy is infectious!

This trip brought our family closer and opened our eyes to a world of history and culture. Highly recommend it for families!

September 12, 2023

Mark

Couple Traveller

Our whirlwind adventure in Cairo was everything we hoped for and more. The historical sites, the vibrant city life, and our guide, Nadia, were exceptional. Nadia’s passion for Egypt’s history was evident, and her insights made the Pyramids and the Sphinx come alive.

The itinerary allowed us to immerse ourselves in the local culture and cuisine. We even learned to haggle at the bazaars! We’ll treasure these memories forever. Cairo, you’ve left a lasting impression on us!

September 6, 2023

Rachel

Group Traveller

From the moment we arrived in Cairo, this itinerary had us hooked. The ancient wonders, the vibrant culture, and our guide, Ahmed, made it unforgettable.

Ahmed’s passion for Egypt’s history was contagious. We felt like we were traveling back in time at the Pyramids.

The cruise on the Nile was a highlight, and the local cuisine was delicious. It’s the perfect mix of history, adventure, and relaxation.

We’ll cherish these memories forever. If you’re considering a trip to Cairo, don’t miss this itinerary!

September 4, 2023

Sarah

Group Traveller

What an unforgettable trip to Cairo! We had the pleasure of exploring the city with the most knowledgeable guide, Fatima.

The three days were jam-packed with highlights, from the ancient treasures at the Egyptian Museum to cruising on the Nile River.

Our group had plenty of free time to wander, shop, and try local street food. It was a perfect blend of organized activities and personal exploration. We’d do this tour again in a heartbeat. Cairo’s rich history and culture are absolutely captivating!

September 3, 2023

Sarah

Group Traveller

What an unforgettable trip to Cairo! We had the pleasure of exploring the city with the most knowledgeable guide, Fatima.

The three days were jam-packed with highlights, from the ancient treasures at the Egyptian Museum to cruising on the Nile River.

Our group had plenty of free time to wander, shop, and try local street food. It was a perfect blend of organized activities and personal exploration. We’d do this tour again in a heartbeat. Cairo’s rich history and culture are absolutely captivating!

September 3, 2023
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