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Cairo: 1 or 2-Hour Felucca Ride on the Nile with Transfers

1. Cairo: 1 or 2-Hour Felucca Ride on the Nile with Transfers

After pick-up from your hotel in Cairo, take a felucca ride on the Nile. Enjoy refreshing breezes with a ride on a traditional Egyptian sailboat. Along the way, learn interesting facts about the history of Cairo. Enjoy an incredible outing with friends or family away from the stress of the big city and see a spectacular view of Cairo from the water. Sit back, relax, and watch the sun set.

The Nile: Felucca Ride with Meal and Transfers

2. The Nile: Felucca Ride with Meal and Transfers

Discover the river Nile as you cruise its waters in a traditional Felucca. Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel and travel to the Nile pier in downtown Cairo and spend a day sailing down the same river Cleopatra did so many centuries ago. Enjoy a relaxing daytime cruise and let your hand glide along the Nile’s surface as you bathe in the warm Egyptian sun. Choose to take the cruise later on in the day and experience a spectacular sunset over Cairo from the deck or your boat, or alternatively hop on board the Felucca after the sun has set and observe Cairo’s buzzing nightlife from the river.

From Cairo: 3-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon & Flights

3. From Cairo: 3-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon & Flights

Soar in a hot air balloon over the city of Luxor, visit the Valley of the Kings, enjoy a guided tour of the Temple of Horus, and view the temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari on this guided tour from Cairo that includes flights, transportation, accommodation, and meals. Day 1 You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cairo in the afternoon and be driven to Cairo airport to take the included flight to Luxor. Upon your arrival, your driver will be waiting for you outside the airport After meeting your driver, be transferred to the included 4-star hotel. Day 2 You will be picked up in the early morning to Enjoy a hot air balloon ride to watch the sun come up over the archaeological sites of Luxor. Next, head to the west bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings. Here you will explore the 3 most important tombs and see the walls full of hieroglyphs. Your guide will then take you to the most important temple of the complex, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. The temple consists of three floors with open balconies built of limestone, with statues of the god Osiris and Queen Hatshepsut. You’ll then head to the east bank to visit the biggest temple in Luxor, the Karnak Temple, dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Learn about the history of the temple before heading to your river boat for lunch. You’ll check into your room and then the boat will depart for Edfu. In the evening, you’ll enjoy dinner and free time in the comfortable surroundings of the boat. Day 3 After breakfast on board, take a horse-drawn carriage to Edfu. You’ll then enjoy a guided visit of the Temple of Horus. Marvel at the best-preserved religious place in Egypt with imposing sandstone structures of Horus. You’ll enjoy lunch back on board the boat as you sail to your next destination. In the afternoon, visit the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. Learn about the structures of the temple and how it was built in honor of two great gods. Return to the boat for dinner and free time. Day 4 In the early morning, check out and take your breakfast box, then, you’ll head to one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. The twin temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari were built into the mountainside in the 13th century BC, under the dynasty of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Your guide will take you back to the cruise to take your luggage. You’ll then be transferred to Aswan airport to take the flight back to Cairo (Duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes). Upon your arrival in Cairo, our driver will be waiting for you outside Cairo Airport to return you to your hotel.

Cairo: Pyramids, Museum Visit & Dinner Cruise Combo

4. Cairo: Pyramids, Museum Visit & Dinner Cruise Combo

Get picked up from your hotel at 8 AM, then begin your excursion with a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then, proceed to the Great Sphinx which dates back to the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Next, continue on to visit the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art and is considered to be the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Admire over 250,000 genuine artifacts, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen's collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry. Read about how these marvels were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s. After this, get transferred back to your hotel at around 4 PM to rest for a while, take a shower, and get ready for the night ahead. At 6 PM, get picked up from your hotel and head to the pier to begin your 2-hour Nile cruise. Enjoy a night on the Nile as you take in the sights of Cairo. Savor a delicious dinner on board as you watch a belly dancing and a folkloric show. Be delighted by the Chef's menu along with a selection of Egyptian favorites, all made with fresh ingredients. At the end of this memorable dining experience, get transferred back at around 10:30 PM where your tour ends.

Cairo: Pyramid Tour, Boat Ride and Lunch at Cafelucca

5. Cairo: Pyramid Tour, Boat Ride and Lunch at Cafelucca

Depending on the time slot you’ve selected (8 AM, 9 AM, 10 AM, or 11 AM), you will be picked up from your hotel at the arranged time. Find your seats aboard a modern vehicle and sit back as you start your adventure to the three Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Visit the Valley Temple where priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren. From there, get a close look at the majestic Sphinx. Benefit from the opportunity to take pictures with the legendary guardian standing by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of King Chephren. Your guide can assist you with the posing to ensure you’ll get the best experience. Then it’s time to transfer back to Cairo city center for your Nile sailing cruise. Enjoy a relaxing 2-hour lunch cruise on a traditional felucca boat away from the hustle and bustle of the city. On the lunch cruises, guests are served a selection of meat samosas, meat and vegetable tagine, tahini, salads, grilled chicken, kofta, and more, as well as a sweet dessert and soft drinks. After lunch, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Cairo: Luxury Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch & Hotel Pickup

6. Cairo: Luxury Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch & Hotel Pickup

A marvelous way to see Ain el Sokhna's famous marine life and the abundant Coral Reef systems. An exceptionally popular trip due to its ease of access location where you can experience face to face some of the Underwater Wonders of the Red Sea. A great trip for all the family with lunch included and a fully qualified guide with you at all times. Our Snorkeling trip takes place in Jabal el sakka area which is the best spot for vibrant coral reefs, colorful fish and maybe couple of dolphins. This trip offers you the chance to explore the extraordinary scenery of the Red Sea coast whilst enjoying numerous benefits built into your day: • The cleanest, best maintained and crewed boats – modern and spacious sun deck, luxurious and well-appointed air-conditioned salon below. • Our Chefs practice the highest standards of on-board hygiene, and always use the finest, market fresh ingredients for our menus: freshly cut salads: rice, pasta and potatoes; chicken and Egyptian kofta. • Two snorkeling stops in the same spot of the finest snorkeling sites in the Red Sea, to discover the stunning coral reefs and marine life teeming just below the surface. Our expert snorkeling guides will accompany you at all times, ensuring both your safety and your maximum enjoyment. Our program: - Departure from the marina and cruising for 30 mins to the Jabal el sakka area which is the best spot for vibrant coral reefs. - Two Snorkeling Stops in the same spot with our expert instructors. - Delicious Open buffet lunch on the yacht. - sailing back to the marina.

From Cairo: Snorkeling and Fishing Red Sea Yacht Cruise

7. From Cairo: Snorkeling and Fishing Red Sea Yacht Cruise

Looking for a quick and convenient getaway from Cairo? Our fishing trip in the Red Sea is only 90 minutes away and promises an unforgettable day of adventure and relaxation. With hotel pick-up at 9 am, you'll be back before sunset, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your evening. Once you arrive, you'll board our fully-equipped boat, where you can cast your line and try your luck at catching a variety of fish species. Or, if you prefer to take in the sights and sounds of the sea, snorkel through the vibrant coral reefs and discover the diverse marine life that inhabits these waters. Throughout the day, we'll provide you with snacks and refreshments to keep you energized and hydrated. And if you work up an appetite, there's a fantastic seafood restaurant nearby, where you can indulge in the freshest catch of the day. As you unwind on board, take in the stunning views of the Red Sea, and enjoy the warm sea breeze, you'll forget all about the stresses of city life. And when the day comes to an end, we'll return you safely to your hotel, leaving you with unforgettable memories and a renewed sense of vitality. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure, book your fishing trip in the Red Sea today and let us take care of the rest!

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What people are saying about Cairo

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 48 reviews

The pick up was on time . Our driver was safe and good fun . We booked last minute and they accommodated us . We were the only people on the boat . Seen the sights , waved to other music and had fun with the music and our guide was great at taking photos of us .

everything was amazing and smooth they took us at the exact time in front of the hotel, and we did the felucca tour at sunset it was amazing!

We have an excellent ride with Walid elshear and driver Mohammed Hassan. We fell comfortable and learn many things about the Nile

Fantastic sail on the Nile. Our guide Mostafa was really friendly, punctual and made this a memorable last night in Egypt.

Driver and skipper were very knowledgeable, had a great time!