Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization & Old Cairo

Price Starting From : $70

Day Tour to Giza Pyramids

Visit the Giza Pyramids, the National Museum & Old Cairo on one of the most exciting Cairo day tours. Discover the secrets of the ancient Egyptians during the reign of the great kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, followed by a fascinating tour of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and some of Egypt's most important historical sites to learn about the country's history. The Museum of National Civilization is one of the most important museums in Egypt and is located in Cairo. It is dedicated to showing the history and civilization of Egypt from ancient to modern times.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization & Old Cairo

Discover the Saladin Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, both built in the first half of the 19th century. You will also see the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, the oldest intact mosque in Egypt, built in the 19th century, and the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, one of the largest mosque complexes in history for the teaching of Islamic law. The ancient Roman fortress of Babylon and the Hanging Church, also known as Al-Moallaqa in Arabic, is a unique church.

The tour ends with the opportunity to enjoy free time at one of Cairo's traditional cafes or restaurants to try delicious Egyptian cuisine. This tour is an all-inclusive experience to learn about many aspects of Egypt's history and culture in one day, leaving you with unforgettable memories.


Transpotations services from/ to your hotel in Cairo or Giza are by Cairo Top Tours representative.

An inclusive air-conditioned vehicle is at your service during your Tour.

Entrance to the permanent exhibition halls (Central exhibition hall, Royal Mummies Hall).

Tickets and entrance fees to mosques and sites are covered by the tour itinerary.

An accredited tour guide will be with you during the fabulous Cairo day trips.

Free bottled water or a soft drink during all Cairo tours and Cairo layover tours.

Time for shopping tours in Cairo during all Cairo trips. (Upon request).

All service charges and taxes are included in the prices of any tours in Egypt.


Any extras not mentioned in your excursions in Cairo.

Tipping, is a worldwide custom and it shows gratuity but it's not included in the tour price.

Beverage during meals.

Prices are valid during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.


You will be met by a Cairo Top Tours representative at the hotel of your choice in Cairo or Giza and transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle to the Al-Fustat district of Old Cairo, located near the Roman fortress of Babylon and overlooking Ain Al-Sira, for a fantastic tour of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization This will be amazing and fun.

On this trip, you will see one of the most important and largest museums of antiquities in the world, as well as the first museum dedicated to Egyptian culture as a whole, with more than 50,000 artifacts related to the stages of development of the civilization from the beginning to the modern era. Then you'll head to the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos to see the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world, as well as the only one that has fully survived. Your guide will help you take pictures for your trip during the tour.

In the end, you will see the citadel of Saladin, which was built by salah el din facing the magnificent mosque of Sultan Hassan and the great mosque of Al Refaii, then the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, the mosque of Ibn Tulun, and other mosques in the center of Cairo, as well as the ancient Roman castle of Babylon.

Continue to the Hanging Church, which was built on the ruins of the fortress. We will also take you to the Church of Abu Serga, which stands atop the Holy Family Cave, and the Old Cairo Synagogue, also known as the Ben Ezra Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo. You will learn more about Old Cairo with the guidance of your Egyptologist before stopping for a delicious lunch.

When your Cairo tour to the Museum of Egyptian Civilization, pyramids, and old Cairo is finished, you will be transferred back to the hotel or any other preferred drop-off location in Cairo.



1 Person

$160 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$100 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$80 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$70 Per Person

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Most Cairo day tours last between 8-10 hours, although some may be shorter or longer depending on the specific tour and the time of year.

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The cost of a Cairo day tour can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type of tour, the attractions included, the duration, and the tour operator. Here are some general guidelines:

Group Tours: Group tours, where you join a larger group of tourists, tend to be more budget-friendly. Prices for group tours can range from $30 to $100 or more per person, depending on the inclusions and the operator.

Private Tours: Private tours, where you have a dedicated guide and transportation, are more personalized but can be more expensive. Prices for private tours can start at around $100 per person and go up from there, depending on the specific itinerary and inclusions.

Luxury Tours: Luxury or premium Cairo Day Tours, which may include fine dining, high-end transportation, and exclusive access to certain sites, can cost several hundred dollars per person or more.

Duration: The length of the tour can also impact the cost. Half-day tours are generally less expensive than full-day or multi-day tours.

Inclusions: The attractions and inclusions in the tour can affect the price. Tours that include visits to major attractions like the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and meals will typically be more expensive.

Additional Costs: Keep in mind that some tours may have additional costs for entrance fees to attractions, meals, and optional activities.

The very first part of the city, called Old Cairo, is in the southern part. A really long time ago, people started building their homes near a special place where a river and a sea met. This area was really important and that's why the city started growing there.

Exploring Old Cairo, also known as Islamic Cairo or Historic Cairo, is a fascinating journey into the city's rich history and culture. This area is home to a myriad of historical sites, mosques, and bazaars. Here's the best way to explore Old Cairo:

Walking Tour: Old Cairo is best explored on foot. Start with a walking tour of the area, taking in the historic streets, architectural gems, and vibrant atmosphere. Many of the historical sites are in close proximity to each other.

Al-Azhar Park: Begin your exploration at Al-Azhar Park. It's a beautifully landscaped park that offers a serene escape from the bustling city. It also provides excellent panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Mosques and Religious Sites: Old Cairo is known for its historic mosques and religious landmarks. Don't miss the Al-Azhar Mosque, the Ibn Tulun Mosque, and the Sultan Hassan Mosque. These sites are not only significant religiously but also architecturally impressive.

Coptic Cairo: While Old Cairo is predominantly Islamic, it also has a Coptic Christian heritage. Explore the Coptic Cairo district, where you can visit the Hanging Church, the Coptic Museum, and the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus.

Khan el-Khalili: This historic market is a must-visit. Wander through its labyrinthine lanes, haggle for souvenirs, and enjoy local street food and traditional coffee at a local café.

Historical Houses: Some old houses in Old Cairo have been preserved and are open to the public. The Gayer-Anderson Museum is a notable example, offering a glimpse into traditional Egyptian life.

Food and Cuisine: Don't miss the opportunity to savor traditional Egyptian cuisine. Seek out local eateries and street food vendors to enjoy dishes like koshari, falafel, and Egyptian sweets.

Local Life: As you walk through the streets of Old Cairo, take time to observe the daily lives of the local residents. Engaging with locals and experiencing the local culture is an essential part of the exploration.

Guided Tours: Consider joining a guided tour to Old Cairo. Knowledgeable guides can provide historical context and insights into the significance of the sites you visit.

Evening Exploration: Exploring Old Cairo in the evening can be magical, with the mosques and historical sites illuminated. It's also a great time to experience local culture and street life.

There is always the possibility of excessive traffic, unexpected weather conditions, mechanical failures, or other uncontrollable events delaying your return time. As a result, we are not liable for any repercussions arising from these unanticipated circumstances. However, if such an issue arises, we will always do our utmost to provide alternatives for our guests.

Yes, when visiting archaeological sites in Egypt, there are general guidelines and regulations to ensure the preservation of these historical treasures and the safety of visitors. Some common restrictions and guidelines include the following:

  •     Respectful Behaviour.
  •     Entry Fees and Permits
  •     Guided Tours.
  •     Prohibited Items.
  •     Conservation Measures.
  •     Security Measures.
  •     Opening Hours.
  •     Special Permissions.

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