Day Trip to Old Cairo and the Egyptian Museum

Embark on a fascinating day trip to Old Cairo and the Egyptian Museum and delve into the captivating history and cultural treasures of Egypt. Explore the ancient landmarks of Old Cairo, including the iconic Hanging Church and the historic Mosque of Amr ibn al-As. Then, immerse yourself in the world-renowned Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts, including the legendary treasures of Tutankhamun. With expert guides, convenient transportation, and a comprehensive itinerary, this tour offers an unforgettable experience for history enthusiasts and art lovers alike.


Join us on a captivating day trip to Old Cairo and the Egyptian Museum, where you’ll journey through Egypt’s rich cultural heritage. From the ancient religious sites of Old Cairo to the mesmerizing artifacts housed in the Egyptian Museum, this tour offers a deep dive into Egypt’s fascinating history. With expert guides providing insightful commentary and convenient transportation, you can fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this captivating destination.


  1. Old Cairo:
    • Visit the Hanging Church (Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church), an iconic symbol of Christianity in Egypt, known for its stunning architecture and religious significance.
    • Explore the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, one of the oldest mosques in Egypt, built in the 7th century and reflecting the rich Islamic heritage of the region.
    • Discover the Ben Ezra Synagogue, a historic Jewish synagogue that houses an ancient collection of Hebrew manuscripts.
  2. Egyptian Museum:
    • Marvel at the world-renowned Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artifacts spanning thousands of years of Egyptian history.
    • Witness the iconic treasures of Tutankhamun, including the golden death mask and the exquisite funerary treasures that were buried with the young pharaoh.
    • Explore the museum’s vast exhibits, which showcase ancient Egyptian art, mummies, statues, and fascinating relics from various dynasties.


  • Comprehensive Itinerary: Experience the best of Old Cairo and the Egyptian Museum in a single day, with a thoughtfully planned itinerary that covers the key highlights and ensures a seamless journey.
  • Expert Guides: Benefit from the knowledge and insights of our experienced guides, who will provide captivating commentary, historical context, and fascinating stories about the sites you’ll visit.
  • Hassle-Free Transportation: Enjoy convenient transportation from your hotel to the attractions and back, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free experience.
  • All-Inclusive Package: This tour includes entrance fees to the attractions and a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you to focus on the experience without worrying about additional expenses.


  • Morning:
    • Hotel pickup in Cairo and transfer to Old Cairo.
  • Old Cairo Exploration:
    • Visit the Hanging Church, admire its architectural beauty, and learn about its religious significance.
    • Explore the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, delving into the Islamic heritage of Egypt.
    • Discover the Ben Ezra Synagogue and its ancient Hebrew manuscripts.
  • Lunch:
    • Enjoy a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of Egyptian cuisine.
  • Afternoon:
    • Proceed to the Egyptian Museum.
  • Egyptian Museum:
    • Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the museum’s exhibits, guided by an expert Egyptologist.
    • Discover the treasures of Tutankhamun and admire the vast collection of ancient artifacts, statues, and mummies.
  • Evening:
    • Transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Cairo.
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Professional Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to the Hanging Church, Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, Ben Ezra Synagogue, and the Egyptian Museum.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Bottled water during the tour.


  • Gratuities (recommended).
  • Personal expenses.

Pricing Information:

  • Adult: $50

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Modest Attire: When visiting religious sites, it is advisable to dress modestly, covering shoulders and knees, as a sign of respect.
  • Comfortable Shoes: The tour involves walking, so wear comfortable shoes to ensure a pleasant experience.
  • Sun Protection: Protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.
  • Photography: Capture the captivating sights, but please be mindful of any photography restrictions inside the attractions.
  • Currency: Have some Egyptian pounds with you for small purchases, tips, and personal expenses.

Trip Notes:

  • This tour requires a minimum of X participants to operate. In the unlikely event that this minimum is not met, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances or site closures.
  • Please inform us in advance of any dietary restrictions or special requirements, and we will do our best to accommodate them.


Q: How long does the tour last? A: The tour typically lasts around X hours, starting in the morning and ending in the evening. However, the duration may vary depending on traffic and other factors.

Q: Is the entrance fee to the Egyptian Museum included in the tour price? A: Yes, the entrance fee to the Egyptian Museum is included in the tour price.

Q: Can I bring a camera inside the Egyptian Museum? A: Yes, photography is allowed inside the museum, but additional fees may apply for using a camera or filming equipment.

Q: Can I book this tour now and receive instant confirmation? A: Absolutely! You can easily book this tour on our website by clicking the “Book Now” button, and you will receive instant confirmation of your booking.

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  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
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  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like Ful & Ta’meya.
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel within Cairo.
  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

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