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Cairo Excursions

There are countless things to do and see in Cairo. Memphis Tours' Cairo day trips will help you make the most of your time. Tours in Cairo will take you to the Giza Pyramids and Cairo's Citadel, to explore Islamic Cairo, or even to Luxor for a whirlwind tour of Ancient Upper Egypt. All of these Cairo tours are sure to add something unforgettable to your trip.
32 Tours

Tour to Pyramids & The Egyptian Museum

Spend the day visiting Ancient Egypt. Take in the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx before visiting the Egyptian Museum with the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you the whole way. 

Duration:
About 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Tour

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and then the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara, and Memphis, the first ancient capital of Egypt to Witness the greatest ancient sites near Cairo in one day

Duration:
About 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

Admire artifacts from Ancient Egypt in the Egyptian Museum. Then visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Mosque, built inside the castle in the 19th century. Tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and a Roman fort. 

Duration:
Approx. 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Stopover Tour of Cairo

Make the most of your layover in Cairo! Take in the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum and then go shopping in one of the oldest markets in the Middle East, Khan El Khalili, while you wait for your flight.

Duration:
About 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Camel Market of Birqash

Drive from Cairo to Birqash to visit the camel market in Cairo. You will enjoy a unique experience while seeing merchants buying and selling camels in auctions inside the market, and watch the traders negotiating and making deals.

Duration:
Approx. 3 hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Every Friday & Sunday

Tour to Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Your guide will take you to the 5000-year old necropolis in Giza. Stand at the foot of the Great Pyramids, built for Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, and guarded by the Great Sphinx. Everyone who visits Egypt needs to see the Pyramids.

Duration:
About 4 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Day Trip to Luxor from Cairo by Air

Fly to Luxor for the day to see Luxor’s best sites in one day. Visit Karnak Temple on the East bank and see the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on the West bank. We will pick you up at the hotel and guide you whole way.

Duration:
About 12 Hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Fayoum Bird Watching Tour

Leave your hotel in Cairo and spend a day enjoying a unique experience in watching and exploring the beautiful kinds of birds and have the chance to know more about these rare birds and their life through this Bird watching tour.

Duration:
12 Hours
Type:
Private Guided Tour
Run:
Everyday from OCT till APR

Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo by Flight

Fly from Cairo to Luxor for two days touring the great monuments around the city. Visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, the Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple. Enjoy sailing in a felucca on the Nile before flying back to Cairo.

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur

A great tour of the most famous pyramids in Egypt. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Step Pyramid at Sakkara and the pyramids at Dahshur (the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid). This is a great excursion to see the development of Ancient Egyptian building techniques all in one day.

Duration:
About 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Al Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe Cairo

Enjoy amazing whirling dervishes of al tannoura egyptian heritage dance troupe Cairo in Wekalet El Ghoury with Memphis tours. Wekalet El Ghoury is an architecturally stunning arts center in El Azhar area in Central Cairo.

Duration:
3 Hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Each Saturday, Monday and Wednesday

Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

Pay a visit to Egypt's beautiful second city. See rock-cut Roman catacombs, the ruins of a Roman temple complex, and Qaitbey Citadel. Visit the Bibleotheca Alexandrina and enjoy fresh seafood by the Mediterranean. 

Duration:
About 12 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Citadel, Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Have a day tour to Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo visiting Salah El Din Citadel, constructed during the Crusades in 1183 AD, and admire Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the castle's walls. Tour Coptic Cairo to learn about Egypt's Christian history and the founding of Cairo before exploring Khan El Khalili.

Duration:
About 4 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

See the Great Pyramids Sound and Light Show  illuminated at night with a stunning audio-visual display. Learn about the history of Ancient Egypt and the story of the Sphinx, guardian of the Giza Necropolis for over 5000 years.

Duration:
About 2 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

3 Days White Desert & Bahariya from Cairo

Explore the amazing hidden treasure in the western desert in a 3-day tour from Cairo to the magnificent White desert, black desert and Bahariya Oases, enjoying camping in the white desert. Visit Crystal Mountain and many more during your 3 days camping.

Duration:
3 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise and Show

Sooth yourself with an evening on the Nile with dinner and a show aboard the Nile Maxim dinner cruise. Admire the lights of downtown Cairo while enjoying a delicious dinner with a belly dancing and Egyptian folklore show on a two-hour cruise.

Duration:
About 3 Hours
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday

Camel Ride around the Pyramids

Try a horse or a camel riding at Giza Pyramids for 2 hours during the sun rise or sun set. Mount a camel and ride it through the desert to the base of the Great Pyramid. There are horses if a camel seems a bit intimidating.

Duration:
Approx. 04 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

White Desert and Bahariya Oasis Tour

This excursion will take you to Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert and then out into the surrounding desert to see the unique regions known at the Black and White Deserts in a unique adventure experience.

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Sharm El Sheikh from Cairo by Air

Fly to the beach resort city of Sharm El Shiekh to enjoy the sun and the famous coral reefs of Sinai. Visit Ras Mohamed National Park to enjoy snorkeling and experience the semi submarine to see this beautiful marine life, before having a quad bike adventure in the desert of Sinai.

Duration:
About 12 Hours
Type:
Group Tours
Run:
Everyday

Desert Safari by Quad Bike Around Pyramids

Learn how to ride a quad bike and set out into the desert around the Giza Pyramids. Enjoy playing in the desert and panoramic views of the pyramids on a plateau above Cairo.

Duration:
About 4 Hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Felucca Ride on the Nile in Cairo

Soak in the beautiful city lights of Cairo aboard a felucca. These Egyptian sailboats have been used for millennia to move up and down the Nile, but they are also ideal for a relaxing evening cruise to escape the bustle of the city. The view is spectacular, especially at sunset.

Duration:
About 3 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Overnight Trip to St. Catherine Monastery

Drive from Cairo to St. Catherine, arriving in the afternoon. Wake up early to hike the mountain in darkness to see sunrise from the mountain top. Descend to visit one of Christianity’s oldest monasteries, built around the site of the Burning Bush. Return to Cairo after breakfast.

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday Exc. Sat. & Thurs.

Tour to Pharaonic Village

Visit the Pharaonic Village, a museum designed to teach you about Ancient Egyptians with life-like scenes depicting daily life during the time of pharaohs. This is a great experience for children!

Duration:
About 3 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

El Minya Day Tour from Cairo by car 

This is a tour to get away from the crowds and see an ancient site that is off the beaten track. Drive to El Minya, south of Cairo along the Nile, to see Tell Al Amarna, the capital city founded by Akhenaton, the father of Tutankhamen.

Duration:
About 16 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Nile Cruise Lunch on The Nile Maxim

Enjoy an afternoon cruise on the Nile Maxim cruising restaurant in Cairo. You will be served a delicious lunch while enjoying the views of the city from the river.

Duration:
Approx. 3 Hours
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday

2 Day Trip to Fayoum & Wadi Hitan from Cairo

In two days on this expedition you will experience the natural beauty of Fayoum and its natural lakes, ruins from Egypt’ pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, and the 40 million year old whale skeletons of Wadi Hitan, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Nile Cruise Package from Cairo

Fly from Cairo to Aswan for a 4-day cruise on the Nile. Onboard you can relax in luxury and enjoy the sights. Visit Karnak, Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae Temple, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile Valley along the way.

Duration:
4 Days / 3 Nights
Type:
Group Tours
Run:
Every Friday

Day Tour to El Fayoum from Cairo

El Fayoum Day Trips and sightseeing from Cairo with Private Guided tours to enjoy a unique visit to El Fayoum major sights with Memphis Tours Egypt, Your gate to the country of mysterious, Egypt

Duration:
1 Day
Type:
Private Guided Tour
Run:
Everyday

Day Trip to Fayoum Pyramids from Cairo

Take a day trip out of Cairo to see Hawara and Meidum pyramids in Fayoum. Hawara and Meidum pyramids are all older than the Giza Pyramids and show the development of pyramid building techniques that enabled the Giza Pyramids.

Duration:
Approx 10 hours
Type:
Private Guided Tour
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Fayoum Oasis from Cairo

Looking For a Private Guided Trip to Fayoum Oasis in Egypt we offers you the best selection of Sightseeing and day trips to El Fayoum Oasis, enjoy seeing Karanis, Lake Qarun and the Wadi El Ryan with its famous waterfalls

Duration:
About 12 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

2-Day Trip to El Minya from Cairo

This tour will take you off of the traditional tourist track to El Minya, 4 hours south of Cairo in Upper Egypt. Enjoy two day touring the sights in the area, including pharaonic tombs and ruins at Tuna El Gabal, Beni Hassan and Tel Amarna.

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Cairo

Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, the birthplace for Christian monasticism. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed here. Begin your trip with the oldest and most isolated monastery, Deir al-Baramus, and learn of the Desert Fathers of Christian monasticism. 

Duration:
About 8 Hours
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday
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