Cairo Bus & minivan tours

Our most recommended Cairo Bus & minivan tours

Cairo: Private Car Rental with Driver

1. Cairo: Private Car Rental with Driver

Enjoy the luxury and flexibility of your very own private car hire, accompanied by an experienced driver, for 3, 6, 9, or 12 hours. Your driver will pick you up from your preferred location. Travel around the city and nearby regions in a comfortable and air-conditioned car. Visit the sights and attractions that interest you most. There’s plenty to see and do in Cairo city, including the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Memphis City, and the Egyptian Museum. You can also take the car to nearby cities. Whether you’re renting the car for sightseeing, a day trip, shopping, or business, your driver will accommodate your needs to ensure you have a happy and hassle-free experience.

Cairo: National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Guided Tour

2. Cairo: National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of Cairo's National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and dive into the rich past of this ancient land. Walk among past rulers in the Royal Mummies Hall, featuring 22 royal mummies. Enjoy a morning pickup from your hotel and head over to the museum, where over 50,000 artifacts await you. Find out interesting facts about Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day. Visit the Royal Mummies Hall; the crown jewel of the museum. See 22 mummies, including famous rulers like King Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut, as well as their coffins. Discover some of Egypt's most precious historical treasures in the themed main exhibition halls covering topics such as the dawn of Egyptian civilization, writing systems, and the importance of the Nile.

Cairo: Pyramid Sound and Light Show with Night City Tour

3. Cairo: Pyramid Sound and Light Show with Night City Tour

The tour begins with pickup from your hotel between 5:30pm and 6pm, then heads to the world-famous Pyramids of Giza. Sit back and relax as you watch an incredible Sound and Light Show, which transports you back in time and brings Ancient Egypt to life. As you admire the colorful display, discover the journey of the pyramids and Egypt itself over the course of history. After the show, head back into the city where an evening of adventure awaits. With your guide, see the city from the perspective of a local and visit little known locations that you would otherwise miss. Wander through the hustle and bustle of downtown Cairo, and soak up the charming atmosphere as you pass by a selection of the city’s landmarks including Cairo Tower, Moez Street, and the River Nile. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a well-deserved rest at a local restaurant and dine on a traditional Egyptian meal. At the end of an unforgettable evening, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.

Cairo: El-Moez Street, Cairo Tower, and El-Fishawy Café

4. Cairo: El-Moez Street, Cairo Tower, and El-Fishawy Café

Get picked up from your hotel and visit one of the oldest streets in Egypt, known as El Moez Le Din Allah Street, a place still indicative of historical Cairo. Discover the various monuments spread along both sides of the street, including Bab El Fetouh and Bab El Nasr, then move towards the northern side of the city, to El Darb El Asfar. In the most ancient quarter of Islamic Cairo, visit a school in Nahassen, the El Aqmar Mosque, the Mosque of El Saleh Tala, the Dome, the Hospital and School of Qalawoon, and more. Then, get a new perspective of this great city from the Cairo Tower, located on Gezira Island (Zemalak). This 613-foot-tall tower is said to imitate a lotus plant, and is the world's fourth-highest tower. It is made of granite, the same material used by ancient Egyptians, and is about 150 feet taller than the Great Pyramid of Giza. Conclude your tour with a visit to El-Fishawy Cafe. Evolving from a small local cafe to the most popular coffee shop in the El-Hussein area, El-Fishawy is the oldest cafe in the heart of Khan El-Khalili and has hosted kings, princes, famous artists, and intellectuals who have passed on stories about the place since its conception in 1771 AD. Relax on a transfer back to your hotel.

Cairo: Egyptian Heritage Tanoura Dancing Troupe Show

5. Cairo: Egyptian Heritage Tanoura Dancing Troupe Show

Discover traditional dancing and music at the Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center with this tour that offers pickup from Cairo or Giza. Immerse yourself in local culture and enjoy the spectacular spinning skirts during the whirling dervish. Be picked up for your accommodation in the evening and travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to the Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center which is an architecturally significant building that was built during the reign of Mamelukes.  Head to your seat and listen as talented local musicians play traditional music. Watch as the trained El Tanoura troupe dancers appear and begin to gracefully move to the Egyptian folk music. Finish the show with a spiritual whirling dervish (Darawish) performance. Return to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza.

El-Tahrir Museum & Pyramids with lunch (koshari abu Tarek)

6. El-Tahrir Museum & Pyramids with lunch (koshari abu Tarek)

Enjoy a pick-up service, avoid the crowded roads, and go to the Pyramids of Giza. Your private Car will park as close as possible. Watch the oldest wonder of the Old World and the only one that still remains. The tour starts at the Giza pyramids of Cheops Chefren and Mykerinus - the famous Sphinx and Temple of the Valley. After that, go to El-Tahrir Square and get lunch with traditional Food in Egypt (Koshary Abu Tarek). Your final stop is the Egyptian Museum, home to more than 120,000 rare artifacts from the Three Kingdoms. Here, you have two full floors with 107 halls to visit. While the ground floor holds large statues, the second contains small statues, jewelry, papyrus, mummies, and the world’s most extensive collection of the boy King, Tutankhamun. Once you finish your tour, our guide will transfer you back to your Hotel in Cairo or Giza

From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

7. From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

The day begins with pickup in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Hurghada at 2am, then sets out on the 5-hour drive to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo at around 7am and enjoy a traditional Egyptian breakfast including foul and falafel to prepare you for the adventure ahead. After breakfast, head to the city’s most iconic landmark, the Pyramids of Giza, which are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Spend some time exploring the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, then visit the Valley Temple where priests mummified the corpse of King Cephren. From here, take a close-up look at The Great Sphinx of Giza which guards the funeral complex with its lion’s body and the head of King Cephren. Continue the tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the largest and most precious items from the world of Egyptian art. The museum exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen. Spend 2-hours at the museum learning about and admiring the collection of treasures, gold, jewelry and more that were buried in the tomb of Tutankhamen before being discovered in 1920. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant. Once you’re feeling re-energized, take a trip to the popular Khan El Khalili Bazaar and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of locals going about their day. Wander through the market and peruse the numerous stalls, offering perfumes, fabrics, jewelry, spices, and more. After an unforgettable day in Cairo, sit back and relax on the return journey to Hurghada.

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What people are saying about Cairo

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 4,080 reviews

This is the 1st thing u should do before anything else as tthru this show it explain the history of pyramids with colorfull light and laser formation in front of pyramids it self.

It was a great city tour with our guide Amgad. He showed us a lot of Hurghada and also told us all the important information about it. I can only recommend this excursion.

Next time I am in Cairo this will be the service, this will be the service I use and my driver gets 5 stars

Mahmoud was great! He had a clean and spacious car and even took us to the nest koshary place!

Very good - pick up on time, minibus was clean, everything went smooth