Cairo Private tours

Our most recommended Cairo Private tours

From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo & Giza with BBQ Lunch

1. From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo & Giza with BBQ Lunch

Discover the “City of a Thousand Minarets” on a full-day tour of Cairo, with round-trip transfers by bus from Hurghada. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on the long journey, admiring views of the Gulf of Suez. Upon arrival, your private Egyptologist guide will take you to Giza Plateau to see the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Get breathtaking views of the Pyramids of Giza as you explore the mortuary temples of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Learn the story of how the temples were constructed and hear the stories behind their legends. Continue to the Great Sphinx, the giant statue of a reclining mythical beast with a lion’s body and the face of the Pharaoh Khafre. Go to the Valley Temple opposite, attributed to the Pharaoh Khafre, and marvel at the feat of ancient engineering. Next, take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, drive into central Cairo to discover the artifacts at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square with fast-track entry. You can also choose to add Nile River cruise and a camel ride to your tour when booking. Designed by French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the museum’s collections exceed 120,000 masterpieces from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. Learn about the mummification art of Ancient Egypt before your return transfer to Hurghada.

Cairo: Private Car Rental with Driver

2. 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

3. 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: 8-Hour Private Full-Day Customised Tour

4. Cairo: 8-Hour Private Full-Day Customised Tour

Have your very own private driver for one day in Cairo or Giza. Visit the main sights of Cairo and Giza in a modern air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver. Once you meet your guide in your hotel lobby or at the airport, let them know the sights you want to visit. Whether it's for sightseeing, a day trip, shopping or business, the driver will accommodate your requirements and make sure you have a great experience.

Cairo and Hurghada One-Way or Return Private Transfer

5. Cairo and Hurghada One-Way or Return Private Transfer

Take a comfortable journey between Cairo and Hurghada with this convenient private transfer. At your requested time and location, you will find your driver waiting with a sign so they will be easy to find. You'll be transported in a comfortable sedan or van of the latest model. The distance is around 550 kilometers one way so there will be chances to stop during the journey for rest and refreshments. Your driver will do their utmost to ensure your comfort. You will be dropped off at your preferred location in Hurghada or Cairo.

From Cairo: Alexandria Day Tour

6. From Cairo: Alexandria Day Tour

Step back in time as you explore the history of Alexandria on a day trip from Cairo. Hop aboard an airconditioned car or van and visit top sights like the Church of St. Mark, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, a gold market and Quaitbay castle. Start your day trip to Alexandria with pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable vehicle. The first stop on this full-day tour will be a visit to the Library of Alexandria (depending on the day), the biggest library in the world. Now housing 8 million books, you can visit its open court to see the statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the First keeping watch over the library.    The car will then whisk you off to the Church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa. Then, continue on to the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through traditional markets where everything and anything is sold. Admire the downtown’s Baroque designs and Italian- and French-style properties. If you choose, have lunch in a famous restaurant called “Mohamed Ahmed’s” – the Queen of Spain has eaten here! Take a break in a coffee shop or shisha café before continuing on with your tour.   Continue your Alexandria adventure in the afternoon with a packed itinerary of sights. See the city’s oldest market area which contains both the women’s markets and the most spectacular gold market where everyone buys their wedding jewelry. See the prettiest and largest mosque in the city, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the ancient fun-fair located just outside of it where children still play. Opposite is the corniche and old harbor where you can see fishing boats and traditional fishers making nets. From here, walk 5 minutes to see Quaitbay Castle. Admire the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier and marvel at the beautiful coastline on the way to Mamoura Beach Resort, located east of Montaza's royal gardens. Walk along the corniche of Maamourah. All of these will make for excellent photo opportunities, so don't forget your camera. Finally, cross over the modern Bridge of Stanley before traveling in comfort back to your hotel.

From Cairo: Fayoum Oasis and Wadi Al Rayan Guided Tour

7. From Cairo: Fayoum Oasis and Wadi Al Rayan Guided Tour

Begin your adventure with a morning pick-up at your Cairo hotel. Travel to the Fayoum Oasis in a comfortable, air-conditioned van with your personal guide. Explore the desert lakes of Fayoum Oasis and gaze at ruined, ancient temples. Marvel at the waterfalls of Wadi Al Rayan. Board a private van at your hotel in Cairo. Go on a relaxing drive to Fayoum, 105km southwest of Cairo. Arrive at Fayoum Oasis in the desert and admire the birds at Quaroun lake. Delve into the ancient city of Karanis and see the collection of statues and Roman portraits at Fayoum Museum. Stop for lunch during your tour. Travel to Wadi Al Rayan nature reserve, known for its lakes, springs, and wildlife. Snap some photos of the largest waterfall in Egypt. Ride on a traditional wooden sailboat, known as a felucca. Finish your tour as your driver takes you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Cairo Airport: Fast Track Visa, Transfer & SIM Card

8. Cairo Airport: Fast Track Visa, Transfer & SIM Card

Book a transfer for your next trip to or from Cairo International Airport and take advantage of a pre-booked SIM card and fast-track visa service. Meet your driver at the arrival gate or the reception area of your hotel. Enjoy a comfortable, air-conditioned ride to your destination. Avoid waiting in long lines to collect your visa from passport control with a fast-track visa service. You will be greeted by staff when you step out of the plane, and they will take care of everything. All you need to do is wait for your luggage. Sit back and relax as you drive through Cairo. Choose the SIM card option to get your phone set up right when you arrive.

From Cairo: Giza Pyramids Private Airport Layover Trip

9. From Cairo: Giza Pyramids Private Airport Layover Trip

The tour guide will meet you at Cairo Airport waiting outside of the arrival hall holding a sign with your name. Head to the Egyptian Museum and enjoy a guided tour to discover many of the masterpieces of the three ancient Egyptian kingdoms. See King Tut's treasures and take time to explore on your own. Visit the Giza Pyramid Plateau and discover the secrets of the pyramids' construction. Step inside one of the pyramids and explore the exterior of the Giza Pyramid Plateau. Go to the Panorama Spot to take photos and enjoy the option to have a camel ride. Next, see the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. Discover their secrets and take photos with the famous Sphinx before returning to CairoAirport.

Cairo and Alexandria: One-Way or Return Private Transfer

10. Cairo and Alexandria: One-Way or Return Private Transfer

Avoid the hassle of navigating a foreign public transportation system and enjoy a safe and private transfer between Cairo and Alexandria in a modern, up-to-date vehicle.  Your professional, licensed driver will pick you up from your hotel or accommodation in Cairo and drop you off at your desired location in Alexandria. Sit back and relax on the 3-hour journey as your driver takes care of getting you to your hotel in safety and comfort. This private transfer is available 24/7.

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What are the best day trips and excursions from Cairo?

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What people are saying about Cairo

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The trip was great and Hannah our tour guide was amazing! She was knowledgeable, friendly and patient. Highly recommend her as a guide. The organisation with the bus travel was good, the only downside being that the bus was not very spacious. Overall great trip and would highly recommend it.

gamal badwaa is the best guide ever ! Very friendly and knowledgeable. We have an amazing time with him! Highly recommended

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

Everything was perfect. Smooth ride even with some explanation about cairo.

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