Take a break to Cairo and experience the grandness of Cairo, discover the ancient Egyptian sites.
Your 5 Day Tour of Cairo is quite literally a 5 day Egyptian extravaganza. Blend your passion for ancient history with your love of shopping on this five-day all - inclusive adventure in Egypt's capital. You may not have a lot of time to relax during your vacation, but you're certainly going to have all the excitement you could ever hope for.
Explore the famous Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, then travel to the royal Saqqara necropolis to see Djoser's Step Pyramid, the oldest ever discovered. Visit the vast Egyptian Museum, home to more than 100,000 antiquities, including mummies recovered from tombs and temples across the land. Finally, get ready to shop like you've never shopped before, and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of one of the world's oldest bazaars.
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Cairo Airport or Hotel in Cairo
- Physical rating
Why you'll love this trip
Explore the ruins and relics of Egypt’s oldest capital on 5 days non rushed tour.
ideal choice for first-time visitors looking for an introduction to ancient Egypt.
Spend four nights in Egypt’s capital exploring the famous Pyramids of Giza, the iconic Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Coptic & Islamic Cairo.
Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of Cairo.
Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
Accommodation, lunches, activities, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders
Giza Pyramids Complex
Saqqara Step Pyramid
The Egyptian Museum
The Citadel Of Saladin
Ibn Tulun Mosque
Sultan Hassan Mosque
The Hanging Church
Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities and transfer to your hotel, overnight Cairo.
- No meals
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your first day tour by visiting Pyramids of Giza "Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure", where the greatness has been embodied in three pyramids with a limestone statue of Sphinx guarding the whole area.Then proceed to one of our local restaurant to have your lunch.
After that you will proceed to the city of Sakkara, where you will be so excited by exploring The Step Pyramid of king Djoser. This pyramid has a very nice story, when king Djoser asked his chief Architect Imhotep to create something different, so that the king could be buried at. As a result the well-known Architect creates the Step pyramid, which surprised the king so much since it was considered to be a new achievement in this period.
Finally you we will drive towards Memphis, where you can visit The Open Air Museum including the marvelous monuments of king Ramses II.
After an enjoyable visit to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, you will return to your hotel where you will be spending the night.
Breakfast at hotel. Then our English speaking guide will meet you at the hotel to accompany you to start your second day tour in Cairo. Your tour today is completely different and more excited, as the best of our monuments are awaiting you.
Start your tour with The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in Egypt housing the Pharaonic monuments including those of the well-known king Tutankhamen. Lunch meal at one of our local restaurant.
After Lunch, you will be transferred to Old Cairo area, where you can visit Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played as a very important role in protecting Egypt, as it was considered the seat of power for more than 700 years.
Then proceed to one of the most interesting and old market in Egypt, Khan El-Khalili, which consider as one of the stunning bazaars in the Middle East.
You will spend another night in your Cairo hotel room relaxing and preparing for another adventure in Egypt.
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will start your tour to visit Islamic and Coptic Cairo. This tour is a very important as you will explore the greatness of the history of Egypt. You will explore the Islamic history and the other Coptic one.
You will visit Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque; It is the oldest intact, functioning Islamic monument in Cairo. It also survives as a rare example of the era and architecture of the classical period of Islam, i.e. the ninth and tenth centuries, for it was dominant in the Islamic world.
Then proceed to the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, which considered stylistically the most compact and unified of all Cairo monuments. The building was constructed for Sultan Hassan bin Mohammad bin Qala'oun in 1256 AD as a mosque and religious school for all sects.
Then you will visit El Refa’i Mosque, it is separated from the mosque of Sultan Hassan by a pedestrian street.Take your lunch at one of our local restaurants.
After lunch, you will start your Coptic Tour, you will start with the Hanging Church, (The Church of the Virgin Mary), built into the walls of the Water Gate of the Roman fortress. It is possibly the oldest Christian church in Egypt, dating to around the 4th Century.
Then you will visit Church of St. Sergius, (Abu Serga), which legend has it is built atop one of the sites where the Holy Family rested on their flight from Herod. Continuing on this path brings one first to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, which is Egypt's oldest and dates to the 9th Century.After finishing this fantastic and memorable tour, you will get back to your hotel in the evening for another relaxing night.
Your 5 day tour of Cairo might only have lasted for five days but you will have experienced 5000 years of history, and you’ll be leaving with memories that could last five million years.
Enjoy a good breakfast at your hotel, and then it will be time for us to take you to the airport for your onward journey. After you have been assisted with check-in, our staff will thank you, and bid you farewell.
4 breakfasts, 3 lunches
Private air-conditioned vehicle
5* hotel in Cairo for 4 nights
Meet and greet service at airports
Customer service assistance throughout your stay
All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
All sightseeing tours (100% private)
Personal English speaking guide
Entrance fees to listed sites in the 5 day tour of Cairo itinerary
Bottled water during tours
Portage when needed
All service charges and taxes
Entry visa to Egypt
May to Sep:
Oct to April:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
Essential trip information
“Want an in-depth insight into our trips? Essential Trip Information provides detailed information about all of that is linked to our itineraries, visa info, what is mainly included & excluded, the most important info regarding your transfers & accommodation with us, and almost everything you need to know about the amazing adventures we arrange”.View Essential Trip Information