Excursions from Cairo

Daily Tours From Cairo

Most Tours includes pickup from and to your hotel in a private car, a licensed English speaking Egyptologist Guide, and entrance fees (except where indicated).
The prices quoted below are per person based on double.
In the case of a single person, a supplement charge will apply.

 
Egyptian Museum
(Half day tour, approximately 3 hours)
You will visit Egyptian Museum in the center of Cairo, which houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. CAD95.00

Old Cairo
(Half day tour, approximately 3 hours)
You will proceed to Old Cairo to visit the Moallaqa Church called the hanging church it was built in the first century, nearby Abou Serga Church built in the 4th century to mark the spot where the Holy family rested. Continue to Ben Ezra Synagogue, the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt. For those who wish to browse and shop, your tour will terminate at the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, displaying the selling all types of oriental goods. CAD85.00

Memphis and Saqqara
(Half day tour, approximately 4 hours)
A forty-minute drive from the city center on the edge of the desert is the sight of the ancient burial city of Memphis, the City of the God Path and the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world. Little remains of Memphis, except for few temple ruins, an alabaster Sphinx and large statue of Ramses II. A few miles further on bring you to Saqqara, the step Pyramid of King Zoser, reputed to be the old pyramids in Egypt. This fascinating site includes a visit the Mastaba Tomb of Ti, Tomb of Ptah Hotep, the Serapeum and the Pyramid of Sekhemkhet, a fine example of an Old Kingdom tomb. CAD 75.00

Pyramids and the Sphinx
Half day tour, (approximately 3 hours)
Visit the great Pyramids of Giza. Cheops Pyramid is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Nearby is the mysterious Sphinx, a colossal lion with a pharaoh's head. Return to hotel. CAD 65.00

Sound and Light show at the Pyramids

English: Friday/Saturday/Monday/Wednesday/Thursday Evening performance, (approximately 2 hours)
An evening performance at the Giza plateaus, where the Pyramids and Sphinx are specially illuminated to tell their story in the sound and light show. There are two performances each night in different languages, and starting times do vary according to the hour of dusk. Make sure to wear something warm during the winter months. CAD65.00


Islamic Cairo

(Half day tour, approximately 3 hours)
Visit the 12th century Citadel built by Salahaldin for the defense of Cairo, you will also visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque a splendid towering mosque known as the Alabaster Mosque due to the use of alabaster for coating its interior and exterior walls. From the Citadel you will travel to Old Cairo where you will visit the Sultan Hassan Mosque the pearl of Islamic architecture and one of the most splendid Islamic monuments in Egypt. Continue to El Azhar Mosque which is part of the oldest Islamic universities in the center of an area full of the most beautiful monuments from 10th century. CAD 65.00

Dinner Cruise
Take the opportunity to sail the Nile and see Cairo by night from the comfort of an excellent Cruise Restaurant. You will be able eat dinner and enjoy an oriental show, complete with belly dancing. CAD85.00

Pharaonic Village

(Half day tour, approximately 3 hours)
Visit the Pharaonic Village, a recreated model of Ancient Egyptian life featuring a floating amphitheater, the Canal of Mythology, a display of the most prominent gods. A typical garden, wheat cultivation in an agricultural field, construction of papyrus boats in an ancient shipyard, fishing scene and twelve stands showing the most important crafts of ancient Egypt. CAD65.00

Alexandria
(Full day tour, approximately 10 hours)
Depart Cairo early in the morning for about a three hour drive across the Delta. The places of interest there will be: Royal Palace of Ras El Tin, the Mosque of Sidi Abu Abbas and Pompey's Pillar. Drive along the corniche to the white sandy beaches of Montazah where you can view the surroundings of King Farouk Palace. CAD160.00


Fayoum Oasis

(Full day tour, approximately 10 hours)
The nearest Oasis to Cairo, 65 miles south west of the city. Witness a typical country setting with lush green fields set off by vibrant colours with the blend of desert and agriculture atmosphere. By the shores of Lake Qarun you will visit the Pyramids of Amenemhat III and Senousert II. CAD150.00


Oriental Evening
You will be driven to a traditional Oriental restaurant for an evening of an Egyptian folkloric show and an oriental cuisine. CAD85.00