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Experience Cairo

Day tours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Dahshur

Starting at$105

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Kid Friendly

Private Tour: Pharaonic Village

Starting at$36

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Cairo Airport to Hotel Private Arrival Transfer

Starting at$11

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Outdoor Activities

Camel or Horse Sunset Safari from Giza with Dinner

Starting at$35

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Day Trips & Excursions

Private Tour: Fayoum Day Trip from Cairo

Starting at$111

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cairo Nile River Dinner Cruise with Hotel Transfer

Starting at$17

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Cairo Full-Day Private Tour with Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo

Starting at$50

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Private & Custom Tours

Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and Egyptian Museum Tour from Cairo

Starting at$80

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Jordan & Egypt Uncovered

Starting at$2,970

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Lonely Planet Experience

Jordan & Egypt Express

Starting at$1,615

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Lonely Planet Experience

Classic Egypt and Jordan

Starting at$4,035

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Lonely Planet Experience

Express Egypt

Starting at$1,750

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Lonely Planet Experience

Uncover Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Starting at$8,035

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Lonely Planet Experience

Explore Egypt

Starting at$1,262

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor 8-Day Tour with Nile Cruise from Cairo

Starting at$1,437

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cairo to the Western Desert, Bahariya Oasis 3-Day Private Tour

Starting at$325

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Art and culture

Getting to know the Pyramids of Giza

6 min readPublished Nov 26, 2020

The Pyramids of Giza is a vast complex of architectural wonders shrouded in mystery. Here's how to get the most out of your visit.

Pyramids of Giza during sunset.
Food and drink

A perfect day in Cairo: how to spend 24 hours in Egypt's capital

5 min readPublished Jun 21, 2019

Egypt is changing by the minute as it continues its post-revolution recovery, but there are still a number of unshakeable constants in Cairo: the city’s…

A perfect day in Cairo: how to spend 24 hours in Egypt's capital
Festivals

Best things to do in Cairo in summer

3 min readPublished Apr 17, 2019

With scorching temperatures and a sun that doesn’t quit from 5am to 8pm, summer in Cairo is a time of mass exodus for those who can afford coastal…

The setting sun of Cairo streams through the windows of the Muhammad Ali mosque in the citadel.
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Best things to do in Cairo in spring

3 min readPublished Apr 17, 2019

Despite its dusty reputation, springtime in Cairo unleashes bursts of warmth and colour, from puffy oleander bushes to jacaranda trees shouting with…

Iconic Abrian fabric is graced with symbols of Arabia, in particular Arabic tea and dates, they symbolise Arabian hospitality.
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Top tips for female travellers visiting Egypt

6 min readPublished Mar 7, 2019

After a few years in the tourism doldrums, Egypt is back on travel wishlists. The pyramids, the River Nile, Luxor’s glut of tombs and temples, and the Red…

Woman in temple looking at hieroglyphics. Edfu temple.