The glorious city of Cairo has been a key player in some of the most significant events in ancient history. Over the various millenniums, Cairo transformed into a complete heritage site reflecting the wonders of the ancient civilization of Egypt that lasted for 4000 years. It acted as the capital for the old Islamic kingdom for various centuries which explains why it became known as the city of minarets. The number of great monuments, enchanting artifacts within the city is truly miraculous which you can explore with Cairo day tours. Here are the best outdoor activities to do from Cairo:

Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

From the immortal heavenly city of Cairo is a magical tour to the pearl of Egypt and the white gem of the Mediterranean sea Alexandria. A tour from Cairo to Alexandria will provide the chance to witness a true piece of history created by Alexander the Great in 331 BC to showcases the great collection of Creco-roman monuments and artifacts ever created. The city once held the great Alexandria library the great library in ancient times. This is also the great Lighthouse of Alexandria which is now being occupied by the Islamic Qaitbey citadel, the mysterious famous catacombs, the Great pillar of Pompey, and more.

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Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

 Places: Qaitbay Citadel – Pompey’s Pillar – Catacombs – Alexandria Library
 Duration: One Day
 Availability: Every Day

Tour to Luxor from Cairo

With the speed of thunder from the city of Cairo, you can fly to the city of a thousand gates Luxor, which should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. Luxor holds some of the world’s amazing artifacts like the Karnak temple which is the biggest man-made religious temple ever created in the history of mankind and contains amazing monuments that come to life during the sound and light show that details all the achievements surrounding the Karnak temple. the city is guarded by two great quartzite statues of Amenhotep III the Colossi of Memnon. In the heart of the mountain in Luxor is the final resting place of many kings and queens like Tutankamen, Ramsess the Great the valley of the Kings. The city has the Hatshepsut temple which is a perfect example of the classical architecture of ancient Egypt.

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Luxor Day Trip from Cairo

 Places: Karnak Temple – Hatshepsut Temple – Valley of thte Kings – Colossi of Memnon
 Duration: One Day
 Availability: Every Day

From

$299

Abu Simbel Tour from Cairo

From Cairo, you can explore the temples of Abu Simbel which acted as the gates of Egypt from the southern border and were used to protect the legacy of king Ramses II in 1200 BC. The big temple was dedicated to him while the second one was dedicated to his beloved wife Nefertari. The temple holds many beautiful carvings, decorations that detail many important facts about their time period.

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Abu Simbel Tour from Cairo

 Places: The Great Temple of Ramses II – The Small Temple of Nefertari
 Duration: One Day
 Availability: Every Day

From

$299

Nile Cruise from Cairo

There is no better way to explore the full beauty of Egypt than to board a Nile cruise around on the beating heart of the country and explore all the hidden beauty of this country around the Nile banks in Luxor and Aswan such as the house of Isis the Philae temple, the house of the sky goddess Horus Edfu temple, house of the crocodile god Sobek, the high dam of Aswan which had a positive effect on the country in the mid-60s and the mind-blowing unfinished obelisk of Hatshepsut. You will get to sail to the Karnak temple which is the biggest man-made religious temple ever created by man in the history, two great quartzite statues of Amenhotep III the Colossi of Memnon. Deep in the heart of the mountain in Luxor lies the final resting place of many kings and queens like Tutankamen, Ramsess the Great the valley of the Kings. The city also has the Hatshepsut temple which is a perfect example of the classical architecture of ancient Egypt.

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5 Days Nile Cruise from Cairo

 Places: Luxor Landmarks – Aswan Monuments – Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
 Duration: Five Days
 Availability: Saturdays/ Mondays / Thursdays

From

$650

2 Days Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour from Cairo

Exploring the hypnotic allure of Aswan within only two days is an opportunity that’s can’t be missed. You will witness the Powerful High Dam of Aswan, the Legendry Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut, the immortal house of Mother Goddess Isis Philea temple, the Edfu temple where the Sky God Horus resides and the immortal temples of Abu Simbel.

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2 Days Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour from Cairo

 Places: Abu Simbel Temples – Philae Temple – Unfinished Obelisk – High Dam
 Duration: Two Days
 Availability: Every Day

From

$399

Best Tours from Cairo

If you looking for majestic trips from Cairo, then you can check our best tours from Cairo and enjoy one of the best tours to every spectacular monument in Egypt such as Alexandria, Aswan, and Luxor landmarks.