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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.

27 Tours

Tour to Pyramids & The Egyptian Museum

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

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. 

Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Tour

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

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

Tour to Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

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

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.

Stopover Tour of Cairo

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

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.

Tour to Camel Market of Birqash

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

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.

Tour to Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

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

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.

Day Trip to Luxor from Cairo by Air

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

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.

Overnight Tour to Luxor from Cairo by Flight

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

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.

Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur

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

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.

Al Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe Cairo

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

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.

Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

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

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. 

Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

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

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.

Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise and Show

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

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.

Camel Ride around the Pyramids

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

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.

White Desert and Bahariya Oasis Tour

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

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.

Desert Safari by Quad Bike Around Pyramids

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

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.

Felucca Ride on the Nile in Cairo

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

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.

Polar Express Ski Egypt

Duration:
4 hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

lunge into the cold of the frozen tundra as you experience Ski Egypt, Africa’s first and only Indoor skiing resort. Hit the ski runs, sit in one of the beautiful cafes or strap on your boots and discover the interactive snow cavern. Including a ski school for lessons, magnificently designed, 7000 tons of snow makes up the pure white hills and slopes of ice that brings the experience of the mountains directly to you.

Overnight Trip to St. Catherine Monastery

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

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.

El Minya Day Tour from Cairo by car

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

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.

Nile Cruise Package from Cairo

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

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.

Day Tour to El Fayoum from Cairo

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

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

Red Sea Yacht Fishing

Duration:
About 10 Hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Sunday to Thursday

Hit the Red Sea on your own private sailing vessel, one of the most tranquil waters in the world with amazing underwater wildlife and plants. While indulging in your inner fantasies of the rich and famous, as you cruise the coast take the chance to snorkel and fish before enjoying a delicious lunch.

Verdi Aida Opera

Duration:
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
March 8, 9, 10, 2018

Written in the stars, a love story that rivals any other one predestine to burn with the red-hot passion of the sun and to be extinguished with the slightest breeze. Come and watch the four times Tony Award-winning production, finally being performed in the Land of its origins. Aida promises to be a hair-raising, standing ovation-garnering performance, set at the Giza Pyramids the stage will be ablaze with life, love, and emotions.

Pyramids Tour and lunch at Cafelluca

Duration:
7 Hours
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus and the Great Sphinx are all yours to behold. Then a full hardy lunch and the calming serenity of the Nile waters make for the perfect finish to your day of exploration. With the swish of the water against you beautiful decorated floating restaurant and the aromas of a tasty breakfast wafting through the air, your senses will be taken on a journey to remember. After which

2-Day Trip to El Minya from Cairo

Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tours
Run:
Everyday

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.

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Cairo

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

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. 

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