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2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

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Pressed for time in Cairo? This 2-day, private tour covers both the ancient Egyptian highlights and UNESCO-listed Old Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the tombs and pyramids at Saqqara, Egypt's first capital, Memphis, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. Then explore the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque, the Hanging Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, concluding with a shopping trip to the Khan al-Khalili bazaar.
  • An action-packed 2-day tour of Cairo and Giza
  • Ride a camel through ancient landscapes; upgrade to see inside a pyramid
  • See the Antiquities Museum and the Royal Mummy Room (extra cost)
  • Lunches and private transportation by air-conditioned minivan included
What to Expect
Cairo, the bustling, history-filled capital of Egypt, teems with world-class wonders. First-time visitors often have trouble deciding where to go—and how to get there. During this in-depth and action-packed 2-day tour, your Egyptologist guide will take you on a whirlwind journey, as you cover Egypt’s top wonders from antiquity to today. After a convenient pickup from your Cairo or Giza hotel, you’ll get a firsthand peek at the Giza Pyramids, with the option to climb inside (additional charge). Hop on a camel for your own desert adventure and finish the day touring the remains of once-mighty Memphis. On your second day, see King Tutankhamun’s famous death mask along with other treasures at the Antiquities Museum, followed by an informative stroll through the medieval attractions of Old Cairo. Lunch and transportation are included on both days, so you can relax as you travel through thousands of years of historical highlights.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from any hotel in Cairo or Giza
Pickup time at 8am in the lobby
Departure Time
8:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2x Lunch
  • Wifi during your tour
  • 25-minute camel ride around Giza Pyramids
  • Bottled water
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Giza Plateau
  • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids, Solar Boat museum, Royal Mummy Room)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may be refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements (for the second day).
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a full 2 day tour of the pyramids and Cairo's historical places. Our tour guide Manar gave us an amazing couple of days in Cairo. Her archeological knowledge of Egypt is incredible. She gave us great insight into Cairo's culture,people,food and history. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Terry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review of Tree of Life tours in Cairo Egypt. Our guide"s name is Yasssar. He makes all the difference in the experience.  He is English speaking, knowledgeable,  kind,  friendly,  fun and truly loves what he does and it shows. Not to mention a great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Odessapat
Reviewed 27 July 2019

Maged, our tour guide, was an incredible guide offering so any insights, he was knowledgeable and funny. Touring around with him felt like going around the city with a well informed friend instead of with just a guide. He packed so much into these 2...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed 24 July 2019

We have just finished our 2 day tour of Cairo including the pyramids with Fatma from Tree of Life, and what can we say but ‘wow’. We had difficulty with our flight coming in later than the normal tour start time which made us nervous...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed 8 July 2019

We had a wonderful two days with our expert guide Fatma. We have always wanted to visit Cairo but we didn’t know what to expect. We didn’t have to worry because Fatma had expertly crafted a fascinating, informative itinerary that from the very beginning grabbed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Cheryl W
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28 April 2018|
Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
You should contact them as their pick ups seem very flexible geared to you. There are no set hotel routes-it’s all customized.
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