2-Day Private Guided Tour of Highlights in Cairo and Giza

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Cairo

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Make the most out of even a short stay in Cairo with this private tour that covers the major ancient Egyptian sites as well as the highlights of UNESCO-listed Old Cairo in just two days. Marvel at the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara, and tour the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. Discover the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, Babylon Fortress, the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Khan al-Khalili Bazaar.
Get to grips with the culture of ancient Egyptian Memphis and historic Cairo on this private, 2-day tour by air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza. On the first day, you'll visit the UNESCO-listed Giza Pyramids, then you will enjoy a camel ride in the Sahara desert around the pyramids,Sphinx, and Valley Temple, Memphis, the old capital of Egypt, and Saqqara, home to the Step Pyramid, the tombs of the nobles, and the pyramid texts. On the second day, begin at the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then you will enjoy a felucca ride on the Nile, progress to Old Cairo for the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Roman Babylon Fortress. Then explore the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Khan al-Khalili bazaar. Lunch at a good quality restaurant is included for both days.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • 30-minute camel ride
  • Felucca ride on the Nile
  • 2 Lunches
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Optional entrance fees (interior of Giza Pyramids, Solar Boat Museum, and Royal Mummy Room)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Lunch included