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Top things to do in Cairo
Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and it is the largest city in Africa. The Islamic architecture dominates the infrastructure here and that is why Cairo is also referred to as the “City of 1000 Minarets”. It is a popularly visited city, famed for the Great Pyramid of Giza, the complete construction of which took 10 years and 40,000 men in total. The land of pharaohs is one of the most highlighted tourist destinations in the world. Even though the city has been converted into a metropolis and much of it is modern but the combination of ancient and modern provide captivating views making Cairo sightseeing the most popular activity. Tourists visiting the city for the first time can use this guide of the top things to do in Cairo so that they can plan a flawless vacation to Cairo.
Cairo Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours:
Home to the longest river in the world, River Nile, cruising and sailing are the most common activities in Cairo. Cruising on River Nile is an experience that people will never forget as, throughout the journey, people will enjoy majestic views of the city!
Nile River Dinner Cruise in Cairo
This package provides an outclass experience to the tourists, it takes the tourists out on the River Nile to witness picturesque views along with a fancy dinner at the most amazing cruising restaurants, Nile Maxim. Make the most of your cruising dinner with the illuminated skyline of Cairo along with the traditional belly dancing and folklore shows!
Cairo Day Trips & Excursions:
Dedicate a day to the city exploration. The liveliness of Cairo is worth experiencing, despite the hustle and bustle and traffic jams, there is a charm of the city that has been preserved in all the attractions situated on the land.
Private Full-Day Fayoum Oasis and Waterfalls of Wadi El-Rayan Tour from Cairo
For tourists looking for an escape from the bustling city of Cairo, this tour will take the tourists to one of the oldest cities in Egypt, Fayoum, which is home to some of the most captivating views and sights. On this trip, tourists will get a chance to visit Lake Qarun, Fayoum museum and Wadi El-Rayan. This city is the top photography spot in Egypt and tourists who come here can enjoy the best kind of bird-watching. It is a private tour which is guided by a private expert guide.
- Abu Simble day tour from Cairo
This is a 3-hour trip to Abu Simble. Tourists will be picked up from their hotels in Cairo at 03:00 a.m and dropped off at the Cairo domestic airport to take a flight to Aswan. After reaching Aswan, tourists will meet a guide who will take them, to the Philae Temple. This is an ancient temple that has a unique charm, after a visit to the temple, the tourists will take a convoy bus to reach Abu Simble and spend 3-hours in this beautiful place.
- Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
This is a full day tour, dedicated to the attractions of Cairo. Tourists will be taken to Giza where they will enjoy witnessing captivating sights of the pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara. The group of tourists will be led by an expert guide who will enlighten them with fascinating facts about the pyramids of Giza.
- Luxor Day Tour from Cairo by Flight
This is a tour package which will take tourists to visit the largest “open-air museum”, Luxor from Cairo. This package includes the tickets, entrance fee, guide and transportation.
- Full-Day Luxor Tour from Cairo by Plane
Enjoy a full day at an Egyptian city which holds one-third of the total world’s historical ruins. Tourists will get a chance to visit Luxor and enjoy exploring the Karnak and HatshepsutÂ’s Temple and visit the Valley of the Kings Colossi of Memnon.
- Morning Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo
Get a chance to visit the former capital of Egypt, Alexandria, which maintained its position at the capital for around 1000 years. This city was the largest city in the world until Rome and it was home to the world’s biggest library and the much-famed lighthouse.
Cairo Private & Custom Tours:
Tourists who wish to travel around the city and enjoy Cairo sightseeing on their own or with their family or friends, they can choose private and custom tours and move around the city at their own pace.
Private Half-Day Trip to Giza Pyramids with Camel-Riding
This is a half day trip that will take the tourists to Giza to witness the magnificent wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. Tourists can also enjoy camel ride and witness attractive views of the Sahara desert.
- 8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar including Camel Ride and Lunch from Cairo
Visit the Egyptian Museum, pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the oriental bazaar Khan el Khalili, along with a 30-minute camel ride in the Sahara Desert. In this 8-hour long trip around Cairo, for lunch tourists will be taken to a local restaurant in the city to enjoy the traditional food with an outstanding taste with views of the Giza pyramids.
Cairo Shows, Concerts & Sports:
For tourists looking for an artistic perspective of Cairo, attending the concerts and traditional shows are one of the top things to do in Cairo for them. The concerts, sports, and the shows are a clear representation of how much the Egyptians love including art in their culture.
Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids with Dinner
People looking for a typical Egyptian getaway, this is a perfect package for them. Tourists will be picked up from the hotels in Cairo and taken to Giza, where they will enjoy a sound and light show at the three prominent pyramids of Giza and at Sphinx. The dinner will be served in a local restaurant after the show and the tourists will be dropped off to their hotels in Cairo.
- Suffi Dance Show in Islamic Cairo
It is a tour package that focuses on the Islamic culture in Cairo. Tourists will be taken to wikalat al ghouri in Islamic Cairo, where they will enjoy the grand Sufi dance show to witness the soothing and captivating Sufi whirling/spinning, which is performed by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. Followed by a trip to El Moez Street, the street which is filled with the Islamic architecture arts. At the end of the tour, the tourists will be dropped off to their hotels!
- Karnak sound and light show in Luxor
This trip takes the tourists to Luxor to witness the greatest type of worship at the Karnak temple, for god Amon. The show begins from the Avenue of Sphinx, where the tourists walk and listen to the narration in a booming Pharaoh's voice about the history of Egypt. The sky is illuminated with various additions left by rulers such as King Tutankhamun, Ramses II, and Queen Hatshepsut. This is then followed by a light show at Karnak, which takes place at a location overlooking the lake. The light show and narration continue. After the show, the tourists are dropped off to their hotels!
Cairo Cultural & Theme Tours:
Exploring the city’s culture is one of the top things to do in Cairo due to richness and uniqueness! Culture explorers would love going on cultural tours that are offered in the city.
Half-Day Islamic Coptic Cairo
Visit the very famed churches of Cairo and the Mohamed Ali alabaster mosque by choosing this private tour. Tourists will be accompanied by a private Egyptologist!