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  • Cairo cityscape
  • Arabic domes at sunset in Cairo make for a great photo while on your Egypt vacation.
  • El Moez Street is always a popular stop on Cairo tours.
  • The pyramids and suburbs of Cairo
  • Egyptian woman in Cairo
  • A Bedouin on a camel near the pyramids

Located in northern Egypt along the Nile River is Cairo, nicknamed “the mother of all cities” by Egyptians. This historic city serves as Egypt’s capital and is also Africa’s largest city offering lots of opportunities on an Egypt tour. 

The original capital of Ancient Egypt was Memphis, located southwest of Cairo and founded in 2,000 BC by King Menes who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Present day Cairo was established almost 3,000 years later in 969 AD. Since its inception, Cairo has been ruled by Persians, Pharaohs, Romans, Arabian caliphs, British colonials and more. After the Second World War, the development of this fascinating city has been intense resulting in a large and fast growing population.

Cairo is a truly world famous city home to some of the world’s most famous sites to be enjoyed on Egypt tours. Here tourists on Cairo tours can visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that dates back to 2,584 BC and the Great Sphinx, who guards this site and is the largest monolith statue in existence. The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is also popular, hosting more than 120,000 artefacts that span the country’s history from its earliest times.

While firmly respecting and celebrating its incredible past on  trips to Egypt, Cairo also offers a modern and vibrant society that continues to attract many international visitors each year.

 


 

Egypt Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to an Egypt vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Egypt, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Egypt's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Egypt for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Egypt tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Egypt tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe Tours

 

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Cairo, Egypt

  • Cairo Caper

    Cairo is Egypt’s capital and is considered by many Egyptians to be the “Mother of all Cities”. Spend 4 days immersing yourself in the fascinating culture and history of this iconic city.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 548
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Egypt Stay Of Distinction

    Tour the world of Ancient Egypt while staying in a luxury hotel in Cairo, with the pyramids of Giza as your backdrop. Explore Cairo’s pyramids, Memphis, and the Great Sphinx before embarking on a Nile cruise to see the temples of Luxor, Edfu, and Aswan.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,932
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Egypt Including Air

    This tour is a true classic designed to give the traveler with limited time a superb introduction to the civilization of Ancient Egypt, focusing on the Nile and its importance to the people.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,649
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Egypt See Trip Details
  • Deluxe Classic Egypt Special

    Discover the wonders of Ancient Egypt on this exclusive small group tour. Stay in deluxe accommodations as you explore Cairo and the pyramids and embark on a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. It’s a perfect introduction to the marvellous treasures of this ancient land.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,208
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Small Group Touring
    Egypt See Trip Details
  • Classic Egypt

    This tour is a true classic designed to give the traveler with limited time a superb introduction to the civilization of Ancient Egypt, focusing on the Nile and its importance to the people.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,843
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Egypt See Trip Details
  • Historic Hotels of Egypt

    This Egypt tour includes accommodation at some of the country’s most esteemed hotels. Temple-hop through this ancient land, enjoying world class hospitality each night at these Egyptian icons.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,543
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Mena House: Stay of Distinction

    Explore the capital of Egypt while staying in a breathtaking luxury hotel across from the pyramids. Based at Mena House, you’ll spend a few days exploring ancient Egypt with visits to the pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, as well as medieval citadels and mosques in Old Cairo.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 695
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ritz-Carlton Cairo: Stay of Distinction

    Head to an iconic hotel on the banks of the most famous river in the world on this Stay of Distinction in Cairo. Staying at the Ritz-Carlton, you’ll enjoy luxury accommodations fit for the pharaohs as you explore the city to see pyramids, mosques, and the splendours of an ancient world.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 938
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sharm El Sheik

    Cosmopolitan Sharm El Sheikh is one of the world's most amazing diving spots. White sandy beaches and endless desert landscape contrast with the clear blue water of the Sinai Peninsula.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 636
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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