Cairo Excursions

Entertain your soul and eyes while visiting Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means “the victorious city. Flying Carpet Tours offering Cairo Tours, which allows you to explore all the landmarks in the historical city such as, the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara Pyramid, Old and Coptic Cairo, and the Egyptian Museum.

Explore the most famous pyramids in the entire world with Cairo Day Tours  you can experience Pyramids of Giza Tour, you will be able to visit the great Giza Pyramids located at Giza Plateau. The Giza Pyramids includes three different pyramids. The largest is known as Cheops or Khufu, The largest of the three, it is truly an astonishing work of engineering. It was built over a twenty year period with 146.5 meters high, constructed by approximately two million blocks of slopes and limestone.

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Cairo Excursions

Mycreinus Pyramid is the smallest pyramid of the Giza Pyramids, as its height is approximately 66 meters; it is less than half the height of the pyramid built by his grandfather, Khufu. Moreover it is not similar to the other pyramids in its decoration and designing. 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. Although the pyramid is small than the Cheops Pyramid but it appears larger because of its smooth limestone cap.

Moreover, besides visiting the Giza Pyramids you can try more activities such as Camel Riding or Horse Riding at Giza Pyramids, you will enjoy exploring the great monument and the desert environment on the back of a camel or a horse.

With Day Tours In Cairo you can enjoy Sound And Light Show Pyramids, amuze yourself  with the spectacular show and know more about the ancient history of Egypt and the story of the construction of the Pyramids.

Try Dahshur, Sakkara and Memphis Tours with Cairo City Tours you will visit the most famous attractions in Dahshur city, which are the Red and Bent Pyramids. The Red Pyramid was built by king Snefru, it is the second largest pyramid after Cheops Pyramid in Giza, while Bent Pyramid was built during the end of 27th century BC, and it is an important stepping stone in the development of pyramid construction. It is distinguished by its two entrances which are totally separated.

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.

The City of Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. 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.

Cairo Excursions offers you one of the amazing tours in Cairo, which is Egyptian Museum, Salah El Din Citadel and Old Cairo Tour, you will get amazed exploring the Egyptian Museum which includes rare collection of the Ancient Egyptian antiques and monuments, in addition to the treasure of Tutankhamun, which is the most mysterious and marvelous monument in the history.

Furthermore with this amazing trip you will visit Salah El Din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque. Salah El Din Citadel was an Egyptian old fortress that was built to protect Cairo from the enemies. It was also used as a major Headquarters for the King Salah El Din and his government in Egypt.

While Mohamed Ali Mosque is located on the highest part inside the courtyard of Salah El Din Citadel. It is also called the Alabaster Mosque; It was constructed by Yousef Bouhnaq, who was a Turkish architecture who came especially to Cairo from Istanbul to construct this marvelous mosque.
Discover Old Cairo with its magnificent religious landmarks, as Trips In Cairo offers you Islamic and Coptic Cairo Tour, where you will enjoy walking in Khan El Khalili Bazaar which is an amazing street that dates back to 1382 A.D, where you will enjoy shopping.

A spiritual journey is waiting for you while exploring the Old Cairo, which includes the main religious attractions in the world such as, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, and Abu Serga Church.

The Hanging Church was built on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress.It dates back to the third century A.D and considered one of the most attractive churches in the Middle East. While Abu Serga dates back to the 4th century, it is also 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.

Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo, it was originally named El-Shamieen Church, but the Orthodox decided to sell it to the Jewish community. It is located behind the Hanging Church.

With Cairo Tours and Excursions, discover Tanoura Show at Wekalet El Ghouri and get amazed with the fabulous cultural show, which reflects the old traditions in the heart of Islamic Caironightly, where you can enjoy watching the Tanoura Show, which is an Egyptian heritage dance group show.

You can also experience Felucca Ride in Cairo and enjoy the charming River Nile in a short sailing trip by a traditional felucca in Cairo, or try amazing Dinner Cruise in Cairo which includes a relish dinner Cruise on a boat while watching Tanoura dancers on stage in traditional Sufi music with unlimited open buffet.

Moreover Cairo Tours offers you the chance to explore other famous cities in Egypt, explore Luxor Tours from Cairo by Plane or Overnight Luxor Tours from Cairo by Plane, this beautiful city contains famous sightseeing such as, Karnak Temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon.

Discover El Fayoum city with Tour from Cairo to Fayoumand visit all the famous landmarks in the city. You can also visit Al Minya with Al Minya Day Trip from Cairo.

Below you find two amazing itineraries of Cairo Day Tours such as,

Tour to Pyramids of Giza, Memphis and Sakkara

Itinerary

Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to a flourishing day tour to Memphis City at Mit Rahina, beguile your eyes with the huge Statue of Ramses II at the Open Air Museum in Memphis City, Next tour to the step Pyramid of King Zoser, Sakkara Pyramid, relax by having Lunch at local restaurant, Next Excursion to Pyramids of Giza, Explore Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your tour 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, your guide will give you some time for shopping to buy whatever you prefer, 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 Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara as mentioned at the above program
  • Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
  • English speaking guide at the above mentioned sites
  • 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
  • Extra fees will be applied to enter inside any of the Pyramids

Egyptian Museum, Salah El Din Citadel and Old Cairo Tour

Itinerary

Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to an awesome day tour to explore the Egyptian Museum, which contains the world’s most extensive and rare collection of 5000 years of Pharaonic antiquities, beguile your eyes with King Tut Ankh Amun amazing treasures, extra fees to enter the Mummy room, then move towards Citadel of Salah El-Dein, which was built to defend Cairo from the armies of the Crusaders, scout the glory of the Alabaster Mosque, Called Mohamed Ali Mosque, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, next tour to Old Cairo, visit the Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, 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 the Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo as mentioned at the above program
  • Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
  • English speaking guide at the above mentioned sites
  • 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:

  • Price are quoted per person in U.S. American Dollars
  • Extra fees will be applied to enter the Mummy room at the Egyptian Museum
  • Extra fees will be applied to enter the Coptic Museum at Old Cairo

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