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Cairo Layover Tour




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Exploring the mesmerizing city of Cairo during a layover is a delightful journey into the heart of Egypt’s rich history and vibrant culture. Cairo Layover Tour offers a unique opportunity for travelers to make the most of their time between flights, immersing themselves in the awe-inspiring wonders of this ancient city. From the iconic pyramids of Giza to the bustling Khan El Khalili market, every moment of the layover becomes a mini-adventure filled with historical marvels and authentic experiences. Cairo Layover Tour brief yet comprehensive tour ensures that even in a limited timeframe, visitors can savor the essence of Cairo, leaving with indelible memories of its timeless charm.


  • Pyramids
  • sphinx
  • The valley temple
  • Egyptian museum
  • Old Cairo
  • The hanging church
  • Khan El Khalili


Day01 : Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley Temple, Egyptian Museum , Old Cairo, Khan El-Khalili, Transfer to Airport
Upon arrival to Cairo Airport met by your personal guide who will accompany you by car with air conditioning to:

Witness: Giza Pyramids (the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure) :
One of the most mysterious seven wonders of the ancient world (and the only one that still exists.)

-Pyramid of Khufu:
The construction of the pyramid dates from approximately the year 2560 BC, when it was built as a tomb for the pharaoh khufu, and its construction continued over a period of 20 years.
the visitor can see the sarcophagus in which king khufu lay in the upper room known as the king's chamber as this room is accessed through a corridor with a majestic tiered ceiling which is considered a masterpiece of ancient architecture.

- Pyramid of Khafre
It is one of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. it is built by King Khafre. Lower in height than his father's pyramid (Khufu), it is built on an area of 215 square meters and has two entrances on the northern side. It still retains some of its outer covering at the top.

-Pyramid of Menkaure
It is the smallest of the three main pyramids of the giza pyramid complex located on the Giza plateau in the southwestern suburbs of cairo, egypt. It is believed to have been built to serve as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Mykarenus.

Then proceeding to witness: Sphinx – Valley Temple
Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster that set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them.

Then proceeding to witness Egyptian Museum :
The Egyptian Museum is the oldest museum in the world entirely dedicated to Egyptian culture, which is why there is a private guide who talks and explains the fundamental stages of its formation, from the birth of the collection to the present day.
Among the museum's unparalleled antiquities is the Narmer painting, which immortalizes the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under one king, and is among the museum's priceless artifacts. In addition to a large group of statues of the great Kings, Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure, the builders of the Pyramids of Giza.

-Then, Lunch break at a good local restaurant.

Continue your tour, visit Old Cairo which includes :
The Hanging Church :
This church was known as the” Hanging Church“ because it was built over the ruins of Old Cairo‘s Roman fort, and situated near the Coptic Museum.

The Church of Abu Serga :
Abu Sarga is the oldest church in Egypt dating back to the 5th century A.D. The church owes its fame to having been constructed upon the crypt of the Holy Family where they stayed for three weeks during their sojourn in Egypt.

Then transfer to explore Khan El Khalili :
Cairo’s old bazaar. And it was the oldest place in ancient Egypt. Where you can take a walking tour in bazaars and you will find some precious souvenirs.

-Finally, transfer back to Cairo airport to take your departure flight.

Meals: Lunch


  • Meet, greet and assist service by our representatives at Cairo Airport.
  • All transfers and Pick up services to/from the airport by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Lunch
  • All transfers by a Private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English Licensed Egyptologist escort guide in all sightseeing.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Optional tours if required.
  • Tipping.

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What do you wear to the pyramids in Egypt?
Giza pyramids area has hot summers and cool but rarely cold winters. If traveling in the summer, wear breathable fabrics lightweight clothes like cotton and linen. For winter, it is better that you wear warmer clothes, like a long-sleeve top and a coat.
What's the best currency to take to Egypt?
US dollar, pound sterling, and euro are accepted mainly in tourist areas and major cities.
All these three currencies can be exchanged easily into EGP at the official exchange rate at any Egyptian bank, bank desk in airports, foreign exchange counter in most upper hotels, and even at the same place where you buy your entry visa upon arrival in Egypt.
Is Egypt considered a safe destination?
Yes, you will find checkpoints everywhere. They will communicate with the checkpoint at your destination to make sure you reach your destination safely and within a certain time. The majority of Egyptians are very friendly, courteous, and helpful to tourists .As for casual crime (muggings and robberies), is quite is still safe to walk at night as the big cities come alive and most, all the restaurants and cafes are open late. It is safe to ride taxis and especially airport and hotel taxis go through high-security checks.
How can I get an Egyptian tourist visa in advance?
It depends on your nationality country, there are some countries whose citizens need an entrance visa to Egypt in advance like East Asia countries, and there are 41 countries whose citizens can apply for entrance visa in the airport upon arrival like (USA-German-Italy-Poland-Spain-Portugal and Serbia), we can give you a skip-line visa in the airport. Also, you can apply for an online visa from the below link

Requirements for on-line visa:
• Having a passport with at least six months of validity.
• Be a citizen of an eligible country.
• Enter your hotel reservation details in Egypt.
• Pay visa fees.
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