Cairo Tours

Explore the great history of Egypt visiting its capital Cairo, which considered one of the greatest city in the world with its magnificent attractions, Flying Carpet Tours offering Cairo Tours, where you will have the chance to visit all the famous sightseeing in Cairo such as, the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara Pyramid, and the Old Cairo.

With Tours In Cairo you will be able to visit the most well known attractions in Cairo such as the Egyptian Museum and Giza Pyramids Tour gives you the opportunity to explore the Egyptian Museum and the Giza Pyramids, located at Giza Plateau.

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Cairo Tours

The Chephren Pyramid, is the second pyramid in size , it was built for Khafre, the son of Cheops and the third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty around 2540 BC. Khafre is also known by the Greek name Chephren. Although the pyramid is small than the Cheop Pyramid but it appears larger because of its smooth limestone cap.The largest pyramid is known as Cheops or Khufu, it is the largest Pyramid in the whole world as it is approximately 146.5 meters high, it was constructed by approximately two million blocks of slopes and limestone, its stone parts were made accurately to fit each other.

Mycreinus Pyramid is the smallest pyramid of the Giza Pyramids, as its height is approximately 66 meter, moreover it is not similar to the other pyramids in its decoration and designing, therefore it doesn’t have many drawings and details like them.

During your visit to the Giza Pyramids, you can enjoy Camel Riding Or Horse Riding at Giza Pyramids to explore the desert environment while you are relaxed on the back of a camel or a horse. Experience a camel riding or take a horse tour for approximately 3 hours.

Experience Sound And Light Show Pyramids with Cairo Trips, enjoy the entertainment of the spectacular show, which allows you to explore the history of the ancient Egypt. The show depicts the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city of the dead for 5000 years. It also shows how they were building the pyramids and relates the history of great and famous figures of ancient Egypt.

In addition to the Giza Pyramids, explore the Egyptian Museum, enjoy walking through the most famous historical museum, situated at Tahrir Square. It contains the world’s most extensive collection of pharaonic antiquities such as, sarcophagi, jeweler, Mummies pottery and of course the magnificent treasure of King Tutankhamen, as well as they discovered The Death Mask of the boy king in its tomb.

Cairo is the land of religions, with Cairo Excursions you will see the variety of religious landmarks in Cairo, Islamic and Coptic Cairo Tour helps you to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Abu Serga Church, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

The Citadel of Salah El Din is one of the most famous attractions and archaeological landmarks in Egypt, it is situated on the Mokattam hill, Salah El Din Citadel was an Egyptian old fortress that was built to protect Cairo from the enemies and it shed light on the medieval warfare, as it show many fabulous monuments and weapons. It was also used as a major Headquarters for the King Salah El Din and his government in Egypt.

Mohamed Ali Mosque is the most famous mosque in Cairo, it is also called the Alabaster Mosque, located on the highest part inside the courtyard of Salah El Din Citadel. It was constructed by Yousef Bouhnaq, who was a Turkish architecture who came specially to Cairo from Istanbul to construct this marvelous mosque for Mohammed Ali Pasha, show ruled Egypt in 1805 till 1849 A.D.

Discover the Old Cairo with Cairo Tours and Excursions and visit its beautiful Coptic landmarks such as, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, and Abu Serga Church. The Hanging Church which is one of the most charming churches in the Middle East, it also called the Suspended Chruch because it was built on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress. It dates back to the third century A.D and belongs to St. Demiana and the Virgin Mary. You will get amazed exploring its beautiful designing and Coptic inscriptions, as it includes about 13 flourishing pillars, it also shed light on the stories of Jesus and his 12 apostles.

Ben Ezra Synagogue  is the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo, it was originally named El-Shamieen Church, but the Orthodox church decided to sell it to the Jewish community. Situated behind the “hanging church”. Ben Ezra Synagogue has a high importance for the Egyptian Jews and it has a special history. It was constructed in the shape of a rectangular basilica, and it is including two floors; the first one was belonging for the men while the other second one was belonging for the women, this designing goes back to the Turkish dynasty. You can see it clearly on the side halls with patterns such as, rectangles, star patterns and pentagonal patterns.

A spiritual experience is waiting for you while exploring Abu Serga Churche with Cairo City Tour, which in known as The Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, who were two well-known soldiers-saints martyred in Syria during the era of Emperor Maximian defending the Christian faith. Abu Serga church is considered the oldest Coptic Church in Cairo, dating back to the 4th century, and it was probably finished during the 5th century.

The church was built over the site, where the Holy Family stayed during their escape from King Herod to Egypt. Abu Serga Church has a significant historical importance where several patriarchs of the Coptic Church were elected and the first Patriarch to be elected in this church was Patriarch Isaac.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is situated in the heart of the Bazaar district, it also is an amazing street which is considered to be one of the oldest streets in the world, as it dates back to 1382 A.D, you will enjoy shopping, as there are a lot of items such as, Ancient Egyptian statues, galabiyyas, t-shirts, souvenirs for the family and friends, or even a beautiful memory, belly dancing costume, silvers and gold items.

With Day Tours In Cairo, you will be able to experience our glamorous Dahshur, Sakkara and Memphis Tours.

The City of Memphis is situated in the southern side of Cairo, 20 km from Cairo, Memphis City was considered as the king’s primary residence and it was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. It was constructed by the Pharaoh Menes approximately in 3000 B.C, so, Memphis was the main center of administration and policy in the Middle and Lower Egypt. Nowadays the city is considered a beautiful open air museum in Cairo, consequently you will have the opportunity to watch the beautiful streets, buildings, gardens and of course temples, you will also get delighted by many monuments such as the stated of Rameses II which weights approximately 29 tons.

Move to the Step Pyramid of Sakkara or the king Djoser Pyramid, which is one of the oldest structures all over the world that dates back to 2700 B.C, it is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex that was constructed during the King Djoser in the third century. This mortuary complex is divided into two parts, the first southern part is dominated by The Pyramid of Sakkara and the northern part contains the Egyptian tombs. The structure of the pyramid consists of six layers which is gradually decreasing in size to the top, and that’s the reason why it was called the Step Pyramid, its height is 60m.

Explore the Red and Bent Pyramids in Dahshur, the Red Pyramid is considered the largest pyramid in the world after the Cheops Pyramid in Giza, dedicated to the king Snefru, according to the ancient history, and distinguished by having the biggest base of all the Egyptian Pyramid.

The Bent Pyramid at Dahshur was built during the end of 27th century BC by Sneferu, the father of Khufu, who built the Great Pyramid at Giza. It is an important stepping stone in the development of pyramid construction. It is distinguished by its two entrances which are totally separated. The pyramid has a square based, its height is 101.15 m and the length of every part of its ribs is 188.60 m, it has an angel of tendency of 54 degrees to a height of 49 but then it turned to 43 degrees, consequently it had a bent shape.

 

Trips In Cairo allows you to explore Felucca Ride in Cairo, and Tanoura Show at Wekalet El Ghouri, take a gorgeous sailing trip by Felucca Ride on The Nile in Cairo. Experience a traditional Felucca Boat and sail in the most famous River in the world.

Discover Tanoura Show at Wekalet El Ghouri and explore ancient cultural traditions in our evening trip to a very special place in the heart of Islamic Cairo, where you can enjoy Tanoura Show, which is an Egyptian heritage dance troupe show, the dancers wearing multicolored skirts and whirling across the stage in a beautiful way. After your trip you can take a Walking Tour, and walk through the Ghuria street market and Khan El Khalili.

Moreover Cairo Day Tours allows you to visit more than one city in Egypt from Cairo such as Luxor, Alexandria, El Fayoum, and El Minia, you will be able to visit all the famous landmarks in these cities with Flying Carpet Tours.

Find below amazing tours of Cairo Tours, such as,

Itinerary

Flying Carpet Tours Guide will escort you to a ravishing tour to Pyramids of Giza, feast your eyes by visiting Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your guide will take you to panoramic view of the pyramids, memorable photos available to the three pyramids together, next move to the Sphinx, scout the valley temple, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, after Lunch your tour guide will escort you to the Egyptian Museum which contains amazing treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, have free time for shopping to buy souvenirs to Friends and Family, finally Flying Carpet Tours Guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Including

  •         Pick up and drop off to your hotel in Cairo
  •         Excursion to Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum as mentioned at the above program
  •          Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
  •          English speaking guide at the sites mentioned above
  •          One Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo
  •          Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursion
  •          All transfers in Cairo by air-conditioned Van

Excluding

  •          Visa to Egypt
  •          Any optional tours required
  •          Tipping

Notes:

  •         Extra fees will be applied to enter inside the Pyramids.
  •         Extra fees will be applied to enter the Mummy room at the Egyptian Museum.

Itinerary

Flying Carpet Tours guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, he will escort you to an awesome tour to the Citadel of Salah El Din, beguile your eyes while watching Mohamed Ali Mosque, with its alabaster walls, Learn more how it was used to defend Cairo and it was the center of Salah El Din’s government, relax by having Lunch at local restaurant, Then go on an exciting trip to The Old Cairo where you will visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, and The Church of Abu Serga, Proceed to the dizzying Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where you will immerse yourself in its colorful streets, it also is one of the most famous and the oldest bazaars in the Middle East, finally Flying Carpet Tours delegate will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Including

  •        Pick up and drop off to your hotel in Cairo
  •        Excursion to Islamic and Coptic Cairo as mentioned above
  •        Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
  •        English speaking guide to the sites mentioned above
  •        One Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo
  •        Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursion
  •        All transfers in Cairo by air-conditioned Van
  •        All service charges and taxes

Excluding

  • Visa to Egypt
  • Optional tours not mentioned at the above itinerary
  • Tipping

Notes:

  •         Prices are quoted per person in U.S. American Dollars
  •         Entrance fees to the Coptic Museum will be with an Extra fees

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