Tours and Tickets by Cairo Urban Adventures
Downtown Cairo Half-Day Tour with Egyptian Dinner
This incredible downtown Cairo half-day walking tour showcases the best of this fine city. Take to the streets with your friendly guide in the late afternoon and make your way to Zamalek Island, where you see where old meets new in this remarkable metropolis. Wander through Liberation Square (Midan Tahrir) and wonder at the newly painted graffiti as you take in street theater amid iconic 19th-century architecture. Your guide points out all of the highlights and lends context to the sites you see along the way. End your tour with a flavorful and authentic Egyptian dinner at a local restaurant.
Private Cairo: Alexandria Day Trip
Head back in time on this historic Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo that showcases the best of Egypt’s second-largest city. Travel to this coastal destination founded in 312 BC and listen in as your expert guide shares how it was the nation’s capital for some nearly a millennium. Venture into the dark Roman catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa and explore the medieval Fort Qaitbey where the city’s lighthouse was once located. Follow your guide into the Alexandria Library and tour the National Museum where you’ll wind through halls filled with ancient artifacts dating back to the Greeks and Romans that highlight Alexandria’s rich past.
Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience
Look beyond kebabs and discover how a real Egyptian family eats on this fascinating culinary experience, capped at just 12 travelers. Chat to the women as they prepare a feast of Egyptian classics, such as lentil or “molokhia” (mallow) soup, “fatteh” flatbreads, moussaka, and stuffed vegetables. Then enjoy dessert with local tea or coffee and even a game of backgammon. Don’t worry about Cairo at night: Your tour includes drop-off.
Islamic Sites Walking Tour of Cairo
Explore Cairo’s most iconic Islamic sites on a 4-hour walking tour through the city, then visit Khan el-Khalili market. Walk alongside your local guide as you climb Mokattam Hill to the Citadel of Saladin, and take in sweeping views from the fortifications. Enter the Mamluk-era Sultan Hassan Mosque to see soaring chambers and elegant courtyards; discover intricate artwork and learn of the four historic madrassas inside the house of worship. Leave the serenity of the mosque for a bustling market, and practice your bargaining skills as you shop for souvenirs.
Half-Day Saqqara Pyramids and Memphis Tour from Cairo
Though the Pyramids of Giza receive crowds of visitors every day, many travelers miss the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest large-scale stone monument. This small-group tour takes you to Saqqara to admire the monument, as well as the relics of Memphis, the ancient capital of Lower Egypt.
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Review of: Private Cairo: Alexandria Day Trip
Alexandria wasn't on the itinerary for my main Egypt tour, so I went on the Urban Adventure with Mohammed a day later. I ended up being the only person on the tour. Mohammed was both knowledgeable and professional, and was friendly enough that at times it felt more like having a…
Both these sites were amazing, a wonderful start to our Egypt trip. However what made this last minute tour truely special was our guide Mo. He made these sites truely come to life with his passion for Egypt and his in depth knowledge.
Review of: Islamic Sites Walking Tour of Cairo
The Islamic Cairo tour was fantastic, with a knowledgeable and lovely guide! The tour is professionally organised and free of the usual hassle in Egypt (no "spontaneous" visits to shops of cousins, no sales pitches). The guide truly cared about and adapted the tour to my…
Marwa was a fabulous guide, sharing lots of information about the history of the city and explaining modern day life! Our dinner of koshary was delicious, topped off with a visit to the bakery and ice cream shop. The best way to see a city is by walking through it and I enjoyed…
We did this tour today with Marwa and can’t recommend it enough! Marwa was super nice and made us feel really welcome right from the start. We learnt so much about the different types of pyramids built in different dynasties, and saw some great pyramids and temples. Having…