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Welcome to the largest city in Africa and Egypt, Cairo, the capital of Egypt that hold a lot of attractions from different eras. Learn about Egyptian history by touring Cairo attractions with Egypt online tour travel agency. Do you need to know what are the things to do in Cairo with our tour guide? Let’s have a look at Cairo day tours.

The Great Pyramids of Giza

The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the most iconic landmarks in Cairo and the world. The Giza Pyramids are massive structures that were built over 4,500 years ago and remain some of the most impressive feats of engineering to this day.

The Pyramids of Giza were originally built as tombs for Pharaohs and their consorts. The three main pyramids are known as the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. The largest and most well-known pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, which was also the tallest man-made structure in the world that you can discover in your Egypt classic tours that date back over 3,800 years.

Visitors to the pyramids can explore the inside of the Great Pyramid of Khufu in a private Giza pyramids tour, which still contains its original sarcophagus. There are also a number of smaller pyramids and temples located within the complex. A visit to the Pyramids of Giza is a truly unforgettable experience.

Egyptian Museum landmark in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the world's largest and most important museums of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities and many treasures of King Tutankhamun. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo attractions is one of the main highlights of Egypt that you must visit.

The museum was established in 1858, and since then has undergone several renovations. The last one was in 2002. The museum is located in Cairo's historic center on Tahrir Square. Include it in your luxury tours in Egypt and then enjoy dinner on one of the luxury dinner cruises in Cairo.

The museum houses over 120,000 items, including the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. The collection is so vast that only a small portion can be displayed at any given time. The museum is home to many famous artifacts, including the mummy of King Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx of Giza, the bust of Nefertiti, and many antiques that you will discover in our Egyptian Museum tour. Visitors can also see the Papyrus Collection, which contains over 500,000 documents dating back to ancient times.

Old Cairo Attractions

When in Cairo, a visit to Old Cairo is a must during your travel packages in Egypt. This is where you will find the Egyptian Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The museum is home to over 120,000 items, including the famous Tutankhamun exhibit, and more information that you will discover in Egypt day tours.

Other attractions in Old Cairo include the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, the oldest mosque in Cairo; the Hanging Church, one of the oldest Coptic churches in existence; and the Ben Ezra Synagogue tour, also known as the El-Geniza Synagogue, which is one of the oldest synagogues in Egypt, and more of attractions in Old Cairo tour.

Whether you are interested in history, religion, or architecture, Old Cairo has something for everyone. So be sure to add it to your Egypt budget tours and the places to see when you are in Cairo!

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Sightseeing

When in Cairo, a must-see is an Islamic quarter, home to some of the oldest mosques in the world. The Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the most beautiful, and the Ibn Tulun Mosque is the oldest in Cairo. Nearby is the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, where you can find everything from souvenirs to spices.

Another must-see is Coptic Cairo, home to the Hanging Church and other Coptic Christian sites. The Ben Ezra Synagogue is also worth a visit, know more about Coptic Museums in Cairo. This area is full of history and culture, and it's a great way to get a different perspective on Cairo.

Places to visit from Cairo

Just a short drive from Cairo are a number of interesting day-trip destinations. Take a look at some of the top places to visit from Cairo:

  1. Giza Pyramids and Sphinx - Of course, no trip to Cairo would be complete without seeing the world-famous pyramids and Sphinx at Giza attractions. Marvel at the ancient engineering feats as you explore the complex, and don't forget to snap a photo or two and enjoy the sound and light show in the Giza pyramids.
  2. Memphis - The ancient capital of Egypt, Memphis was once a thriving metropolis. Today, it's a large open-air museum with many interesting ruins to explore in Saqqara and Memphis tour.
  3. Saqqara - Another must-see for history buffs, Saqqara is home to the oldest stone structure in Egypt: the Step Pyramid of Djoser, its the main landmark in the Saqqara tour. This site also has a number of other tombs and temples worth checking out.
  4. Dahshur - If you are interested in seeing more pyramids, Dahshur is definitely worth a visit. Highlights include the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid, both of which offer unique perspectives on this classic Egyptian monument type.
  5. El-Fayoum - This large oasis makes for a great escape from the hustle and bustle of Cairo city life, it's the perfect place to enjoy Spiritual and Meditation tours in Egypt. El-Fayoum is also home to some fascinating archaeological sites, including Karanis, an ancient Roman town.

Most Recommended Tours

There are many different ways to see Egypt, and the best way to do it is by taking one of the many tours that are available. Whether you want to explore the Giza pyramids or Nile Cruise, the Sphinx, and other well-known landmarks, There is a tour package that's perfect for you. If you're not sure which one to choose, don't worry -we've got some recommendations for the best Egypt tours. Another great option is to take an Egypt Nile Cruise. This is a great way to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the world while also being able to relax and enjoy some of the luxurious amenities that are available on board. So why not start planning your trip today?


Abu Simbel Sun Festival Tour

Abu Simbel Sun Festival Tour

The Abu Simbel Sun Festival is a bi-annual festival that takes place at the splendid shrine of Ramses II in the south of Egypt. On 2 days of the year the main part of the shrine is lightened by the sun. For a brief span of time as the sun completely lines up with the generally masked interior, light is shed on the seated figurines of Ramses II (pharaoh), Ra (sun god) and Amun (king of the gods). Only the figurine of Ptah, stays in the shadows. This festival has been taking place for more than 3,200 years. Domestic tourists, international travelers and locals gather before sunrise to see the lighting as the sun rises & cuts through the shadows of the shrine’s inner compartment. To get to the heart of the temple tourists must first stroll through the remarkable entrance with its grandiose façade of colossal figurines. You will arrive into the grand hall enclosed by 2 treasury rooms & through to the Hypostyle Hall with adorned pillars & bas-reliefs embellishing the walls. A second pillared lobby guide to the sanctuary where the 4 sculptures are seated & the crowd stands two-people deep from the exterior walls to let the sun get through the interior.
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Luxor West Bank Tour

Luxor West Bank Tour

The West Bank of the River Nile is jam packed with several interesting historical sites and structures that depict the history of Ancient Egypt in an amazing way. So to make you understand the importance of the West Bank in the Egyptian history we at Egypt Online Tour have brought you exclusive West Bank Tours. Our tour guide will welcome you with warm gestures and take you to your air conditioned car to begin the tour. The tour will begin with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, which was the burial ground of numerous pharaohs of Ancient Egypt including King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tutankhamun, King Ramesses VI, King Mrenptah and Amenhotep II. Our tour includes visit to three tombs excluding the Tomb of King Tutankhamun.
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Alf Leila Wa Leila Show Sharm El Sheikh

Alf Leila Wa Leila Show Sharm El Sheikh

Our tour guide will pick up you from your Sharm El Sheikh hotel and will take you to relish a colorful night while attending the Alf Leila We Leila Show – which is in English known as “One Thousand and One Nights Show”. An authentic ambiance of Arabian night is guaranteed to enthrall your senses. With your every step, you’ll disclose the secrets of civilization, exquisiteness and art all beneath one coronet. The splendid pharaonic & Bedouin live music performance displays the prized fable about the history of the bygone eras with some mind-boggling architecture which are fascinating to the eyes. You will also witness the fortress with its soaring towers & showground that mirror the Islamic culture. Following that relish the Egyptian legends, hours of acrobats and also the dancing fountain. Then enjoy oriental Egyptian songs & oriental belly dancing performance.
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St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep

St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep

Egypt has several gems hidden within its shadow and the Saint Catherine Monastery and the colored canyon are two among them. This tour designed by us at Egypt Online Tour lets you explore these two miraculous sites in the most amazing way. Early in the morning our representative will pick you from your hotel and take you to a tour to discover the top highlights of Sinai desert by a modern jeep.The tour will begin with a drive towards the Saint Catherine Monastery that is located in the heart of the Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters. The importance of this place according to the tradition is that Moses saw the bush on fire which did not burn up here. The place lies in the foot hills of Gable Moses or Mount Sinai. And it is also believed that Moses received the tables of the law with the Ten Commandments inscribed at the summit of the Mount Sinai.
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Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria

Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria

Your Egypt online Tour guide will be waiting inside the Alexandria Port for you. They will be holding a sign showing your name. You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your guides will give you full attention. Once in the car, your guide will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.
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Saqqara tours

Saqqara tours

At Egypt Online Tour, we provide outstanding Saqqara Tours that will let you explore the famous pyramids of Egypt and several other historical monuments of great importance.
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