Cairo in depth Itinerary

Discover history and hieroglyphics on this Cairo city break. Visit the iconic Pyramids and Sphinx, the Cairo Citadel and Islamic and Coptic Cairo.

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Locals and tourist gather at the base of the Pyramids

Grand Citadel under blue skies, Egypt

Spices for sale at Khan el Khalili bazaar, Egypt

Crowds gather for prayer in the streets of Cairo

Day 1 Cairo Pyramids & Museum

Wake early for an unforgettable day of sightseeing in exotic Cairo city, steeped in ancient culture. Hop on a camel and ride across vast, hot dunes to savour breathtaking views of the iconic Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy lunch and then in the afternoon, visit Cairo's comprehensive Egyptian Museum and marvel at Tutankhamun's dazzling burial treasures and thousands of other intriguing Egyptian artefacts.
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Day 2 Coptic & Islamic Cairo

Be met by a local guide and set off to discover some of Cairo's lesser-known sights and hidden secrets. Visit the Citadel for views over the city and then explore the mosques, squares, markets and medieval forts of Islamic Cairo, including the hectic Khan al-Khalili bazaar - a sprawling maze of markets and shops. For a change of pace, head to Coptic Cairo and marvel at its peaceful churches, serene gardens and cemeteries. A tour of the Hanging Church will be area definite highlight.