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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East. Al-Qahirah is the official name of the city, which literally means The Subduer, though it's often translated as The Victorious. The origin of the name is said to come from the appearance of the planet Mars during the foundation of the city.

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Cairo Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

It is something not to be missed to have a dinner on a cruise on the Nile River (the longest river in he world), exactly like Cleopatra and Mark Anthony did a long time ago. At 6pm you will be picked up from your hotel to be taken to the Nile cruise in a private modern a/c van equipped with free WiFi. Get onto the boat and start your royal Egyptian festival where you can see a lovely show and enjoy eating the delicious Egyptian food. Feel like royalty by sailing on the Nile cruise, listening to Egyptian songs and watching Egyptian dancers …

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Cairo Cultural Tours

View the pyramids and sites of early ancient Egypt on this enthralling half-day tour from Cairo. With an expert guide, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to Saqqara to see the magnificent Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest stone pyramid. Continue to the site of Memphis, the ancient capital of Lower Egypt, to view what remains of this once colossal city. Admire its relics in the open-air museum, including a giant, fallen statue of Ramses II. These lesser known, but fascinating sites attract fewer tourists, making them wonderful to explore …

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» Cairo Day Trips & Excursions

Cairo Day Trips & Excursions

Spend the day visiting Ancient Egypt. Take in the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx before visiting the Egyptian Museum with the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you the whole way. Our representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chefren …

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» Cairo Food, Wine & Nightlife

Cairo Food, Wine & Nightlife

A day in Egypt enjoying Egyptian food cooked by the locals. Meet with members from traditional Egyptian families and learn to cook the Egyptian way, spend a day shopping in the local markets. First you will shop at a local Egyptian market, see the local Egyptian lifestyle and tastes. Heading back to the families home you will begin a lesson on how to cook a traditional Egyptian lunch. Then enjoy the afternoon with tea or coffee with the family. Dinner will then be served and we will then drop you back to your hotel …

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» Multi-Day & Extended Tours from Cairo

Multi-Day & Extended Tours from Cairo

When you visit Egypt do not lose this opportunity to experience all civilizations of Egypt, three civilizations waiting for you. See the Pharaohs and visit the Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum and Coptic in Old Cairo, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Islamic mosques and monuments. Your traditional felucca cruise (with toilets, showers and massage deck) takes you down the Nile River, visiting key temples before arriving in Luxor where you will experience the incredible temples and world famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the impressive temple complex at Karnak …

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» Cairo Private & Custom Tours

Cairo Private & Custom Tours

Take a leisurely private tour of Cairo's most famous sites: the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you'll see Cairo's most famous attractions in one day. Cairo's famous Egyptian Museum houses 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun are the highlight. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction …

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» Cairo Shows & Concerts

Cairo Shows & Concerts

Go back to the time of the Pharaohs and discover the charming Pharaonic history through the spectacular Giza pyramids Sound and Light show of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos.The show starts with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city of the dead for five thousand years. The State-of-art technologies of lighting, laser shows and projection are used to bring to life the history, culture and mysteries of the Pharaonic Egyptain civilization. After the show head back to meet your driver and relax in your private car as you are driven back to your hotel …

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» Cairo Theme Parks

Cairo Theme Parks

Sail along canals as you pass by recreated scenes of life in ancient Egypt, all painstakingly produced with the utmost detail and authenticity. The one-hour guided cruise will introduce you to the history and lifestyle of Egypt in the time of pharoahs. Pass by scenes of everyday life, along with recreations of famous events such as the discovery of baby Moses floating on the Nile. A popular attraction at The Pharaonic Village is the replica of King Tutankhamun's tomb as it was when discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 …

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» Cairo Sightseeing Tours

Cairo Sightseeing Tours

Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more like a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt. Sakkara is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis, the Old Kingdom capital and the kings of the 1st Dynasty as well as that of the 2nd Dynasty are mostly buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis …

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» Cairo Transfers

Cairo Transfers

Don't land in an unfamiliar city without knowing how you are getting to your hotel. Book your Cairo Airport Private or Railway Station Transfers today for an easy arrival into a complicated city. Travel from Cairo International Airport to your Cairo City or Giza Plateau hotel. Alternatively this transfer is available from Cairo train station to Cairo Airport. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week …

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» Cairo Walking Tours

Cairo Walking Tours

Immerse yourself in the bustle and beauty of downtown Cairo on this fascinating 4-hour walking tour. Set off in the late afternoon at Zamalek Island to see the off-the-beaten track gems and major landmarks along both old and modern streets of this captivating metropolis. Freshly painted graffiti provides colorful context to Liberation Square (Midan Tahrir), and the grand 19th-century buildings set a perfect backdrop for downtown street theater. Hear fascinating facts and stories from your guide as you walk, and finish with supper at an authentic Egyptian restaurant …

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Cairo is located on the banks and islands of the Nile River in the north of Egypt, immediately south of the point where the river leaves its desert-bound valley and breaks into two branches into the low-lying Nile Delta region. The oldest part of the city is somewhat east of the river. There, the city gradually spreads west, engulfing the agricultural lands next to the Nile …

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Situated on the River Nile, Cairo is famous for its own history - preserved in the fabulous medieval Islamic city and in Old Cairo - and for the ancient, Pharaonic history of the country it represents. No trip to Cairo would be complete, for example, without a visit to the Giza Pyramids, to nearby Saqqara, or to the Egyptian Museum …

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