Add dates
Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Neighborhood Tours

Our most recommended Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Neighborhood Tours

Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

1. Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

Embark on a full-day guided tour of Cairo from Hurghada. Travel by plane and visit the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Enjoy a restaurant lunch and explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be greeted by an Egyptologist who will accompany you throughout the tour. The tour starts in Giza, where you can marvel at the famous and impressive pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, as well as the world-renowned Sphinx.  The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple. After a break for a delicious lunch, the tour continues on to the Egyptian Museum. Here you can admire the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun with more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts. In the afternoon you can enjoy shopping at the Khan el-Khalili market. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred to the airport in Cairo to catch the flight back to Hurghada, followed by a direct transfer to your hotel.

Cairo: Female-Guided Pyramids, Bazaar, and Museum Tour

2. Cairo: Female-Guided Pyramids, Bazaar, and Museum Tour

Explore the best wonders of Ancient Egypt on this fully-guided tour with a female guide. Start the tour with pick up from your hotel or selected location in Cairo. Meet your local guide, an Egyptologist who will be there to share her knowledge, provide assistance, and make you feel comfortable throughout the day.  Start your tour at one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Pyramids. Gaze in awe at the magnificent Pyramids of Cheops, Mycerinus, and Chephren. Then, stop for a photo at the Great Sphinx. Pay an optional visit to the Great Pyramid at your own expense before visiting the Valley Temple. Afterward, stop for a traditional Egyptian lunch. Next, visit the Egyptian Museum where you can explore the vast collection of 250,000 ancient artifacts that date back about 5000 years. If you wish (and at your own cost), feel free to explore King Tutankhamun's Room, which holds a number of precious jewels and gold excavated from the tomb in 1920.  Continue to the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar and soak up the atmosphere of the old city. Take a walk through this well-known market and marvel at the unique variety of souvenirs, antiques, and jewelry for sale. Finally, end the tour with a transfer back to your preferred location or place of stay in Cairo.

From Eilat: 3-Day Petra & Cairo Guided Trip with Hotel Stay

3. From Eilat: 3-Day Petra & Cairo Guided Trip with Hotel Stay

Day 1: Start the tour at 8:30 AM when you will be picked up from your hotel or any point in Eilat. Set off for the Arava Border and pass over to the Jordan side. Meet your representative there and continue the drive to the Petra site. The drive takes about 2 hours in total.  When you arrive, enjoy a tour of this iconic archaeological site with your guide. Visit the famous Treasury, the Amphitheater, and much more. After this, have lunch at a local restaurant. Return to Israel and set off on an overnight 10-hour drive to Cairo making a short procedural stop at the Egyptian border. Day 2: When you arrive in Cairo, visit the pyramids, the sphinx, the market, and the museum. Then, eat lunch and go to your 4-star hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Day 3: After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Saqqara and Memphis area, about 27 km south-west of Cairo. Learn about how Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt and Saqqara was its necropolis. Hear stories about how the deceased pharaohs and sacred animals were ceremoniously transported from Memphis to be permanently enshrined in one of the many temples on the site. Then, stop for lunch before continuing the tour to Old Cairo. See the Church of St-Sergius, a 5th-century basilica, built over a crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed. Admire the spectacular Citadel of Saladin, built-in 1183 in the medieval stronghold tradition. Also, marvel at the Mohammed Ali Mosque, also known as the Alabaster mosque. Finally, transfer to the Taba Border, where your tour concludes.

From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip

4. From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip

Discover Cairo on this overnight tour which includes accommodation and transfers form Hurghada. Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum. During the visit your guide will answer all your questions about the exhibits. Afterwards you can enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch and visit Alabaster Mosque, a landmark of Cairo. At Khan el-Khalili bazaar, the largest bazaar in the Arab world, you will encounter people of all social classes and religions. Spend an hour browsing through the bazaar before heading to your hotel in Cairo.  The next morning you will be driven to the famous pyramids and the sphinx. Here you will have three hours to admire these fantastic ancient structures. Afterwards you will head towards Saqqara, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara.

From Hurghada: 2-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

5. From Hurghada: 2-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

Day 1: Get picked up from your hotel in the early morning and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your flight to Cairo. Reach Cairo by 7 AM, where your tour guide will be waiting for you outside of the terminal. Begin your full-day tour with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Then, explore the Valley Temple, the location where priests mummified the body of King Chephren. Get a close-up look at the famous Sphinx, the legendary guardian with the head of a king and the body of a lion. Next, continue to Sakkara, located only 16 miles southwest from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid, built for King Zoser and an important aspect of the pyramids’ evolution. Then, head over to Memphis City, the ancient capital of Egypt and home to the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. This city dates back to 3100 BC. After this, stop for lunch in a local restaurant based on full meal for each person but beverages is not included. End the first day with a transfer to your hotel for check-in and an overnight stay in Cairo. Day 2: Check out of the hotel at 8 AM and collect your luggage, to be stored in the car. Begin the day with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, displaying the world’s largest collection of precious Egyptian art. Marvel at the rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date back as far as 5,000 years. Continue to the Citadel, where you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha before proceeding to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brass war, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, and much more. After this, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (beverages are not included). At the end of day 2, transfer back to Cairo Airport for your return flight to Hurghada.

Hurghada: Cairo Private Day Tour with Entry Fees and Lunch

6. Hurghada: Cairo Private Day Tour with Entry Fees and Lunch

Visit the most famous sights of Cairo on a full-day guided tour. Learn all about ancient Egypt from your expert guide. Discover 3 pyramids, the Sphinx and tour the Egyptian Museum. A tour representative will meet you outside your hotel for the transfer to Cairo in a comfortable sedan or minivan if needed. When you arrive in Cairo you’ll be met by an Egyptologist guide and begin your tour of discovery at the Pyramids of Giza. Learn about each of the 3 pyramids, Khufu, Khafra, and Menkaure, and also visit the Great Sphinx, the monumental statue with the head of a pharaoh on the body of a lion. Lunch will be served at a nice restaurant in Cairo, city. Afterward, your tour continues with a visit to the world-famous Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum houses over 165,000 Egyptian artifacts and the immeasurable riches of the golden treasures of King Tutankhamun are undoubtedly the highlight of the exhibition. The 6 Tutankhamun gold sarcophagi are found in the main exhibit area, with his magnificent death mask the most important piece of this collection. Your guide will tell you about other top exhibits, and you’ll have plenty of time to explore the museum on your own. If you’d like to buy some souvenirs of your trip, you might find some items you like when you visit a papyrus workshop and see the production of these works of art.

From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

7. From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

The day begins with pickup in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Hurghada at 2am, then sets out on the 5-hour drive to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo at around 7am and enjoy a traditional Egyptian breakfast including foul and falafel to prepare you for the adventure ahead. After breakfast, head to the city’s most iconic landmark, the Pyramids of Giza, which are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Spend some time exploring the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, then visit the Valley Temple where priests mummified the corpse of King Cephren. From here, take a close-up look at The Great Sphinx of Giza which guards the funeral complex with its lion’s body and the head of King Cephren. Continue the tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the largest and most precious items from the world of Egyptian art. The museum exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen. Spend 2-hours at the museum learning about and admiring the collection of treasures, gold, jewelry and more that were buried in the tomb of Tutankhamen before being discovered in 1920. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant. Once you’re feeling re-energized, take a trip to the popular Khan El Khalili Bazaar and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of locals going about their day. Wander through the market and peruse the numerous stalls, offering perfumes, fabrics, jewelry, spices, and more. After an unforgettable day in Cairo, sit back and relax on the return journey to Hurghada.

From Sharm: Cairo and Luxor 2-Day, 1-Night Tour by Plane

8. From Sharm: Cairo and Luxor 2-Day, 1-Night Tour by Plane

Begin your tour with a flight from Sharm to Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Valley Temple, where priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren. Get a close-up look at the famous Sphinx, the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion's body and the head of king Chephren.  After lunch, continue your day tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which hosts over 250,000 artifacts up to 5,000 years old. Visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar with its numerous shops before overnighting in Cairo.  On your second day, fly from Cairo to Luxor, where your expert tour guide will greet you. Discover the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of Kings, the tombs of various dynasties, the Temple of Deir El Bahari, the Colossi of Memnon and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After lunch, visit Karnak and Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great before heading to Karnak, with its serious of temples built in different reigns.

Cairo: 2-Day Giza Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis Museum Tour

9. Cairo: 2-Day Giza Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis Museum Tour

Day 1Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned car. After a short drive to the Pyramids of Giza, the guide will get your entrance tickets to the Pyramids area. Your qualified tour guide will provide a fascinating introduction to each of the three pyramids. You'll have free time to enter one of the pyramids at an additional cost, as your guide is not permitted to enter with you. Continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids and the Sphinx. After a short drive through Cairo's active streets, arrive at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East. The Egyptian Museum houses over 150,000 artifacts, and has the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. If you want, you can also visit the Mummification Museum by purchasing extra tickets. After that, it's time to return to your hotel. Day 2 Meet your guide again in your Cairo hotel and start heading over to Saqqara, in the desert area located 14 kilometers south of Cairo. Close to the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, Saqqara served as the main burial site for much of Egypt's history. After your visit, it's time to go to the Memphis Museum, located a few miles south of modern Cairo, in the Old Kingdom capital city of Memphis.

Cairo & Alexandria: 2-Day Highlights Private Tour from Cairo

10. Cairo & Alexandria: 2-Day Highlights Private Tour from Cairo

• Day 1: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, and Bazaar Begin your tour with a morning pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Start your day with a visit to the Pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Visit the Valley Temple, where priests mummified the body of King Chephren. Get a close-up look at the Sphinx, the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with a lion body and Chephren's head.  Lunch at a local restaurant is included. Continue to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, which contains the largest collection of Egyptian art in the world. Discover the over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5,000 years. Proceed to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar for a 1-hour visit. The numerous shops contained within offer fine brass ware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver and gold, antiques, and much more. Get dropped off at your hotel in Cairo. • Day 2: Alexandria Highlights Day Tour from Cairo Get picked up in the morning and transfer via air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria, which is located about 130 miles away. Start with a visit to the Roman Theater, home to 800 marble seats, galleries, mosaic floors, and a garden surrounded by Roman villas and baths. Then, see the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the 3-level tombs which contain the stone benches upon which ancestors sat to feast on the dead and 2nd-century AD statues. Visit the Alexandria Library and pass by the Qaytbay Citadel and El Mursi Abu Elabas. Take some free time for a walk. Savor a tasty local lunch in between activities and relax on a transfer back to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Frequently asked questions about Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Neighborhood Tours

What are other things to do than Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Neighborhood Tours that are worth visiting in Cairo?

The other unmissable things to do in Cairo are:

Which Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Neighborhood Tours are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Want to discover all there is to do in Egyptian Museum of Antiquities? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Cairo by plane was an absolutely brilliant day out! We were in a small group of 6 which made it personal and built around us. Our guide Sarwat, was brilliant and full of information about literally everything! We were able to have free time to roam at each venue after the guide had shown us the important parts which was nice. We had a great meal in a lovely restaurant and our guide arranged for us to have a night boat trip on the Nile while we waited for our flight back to Hurghada. To get the most out of the history side of Egypt you should visit Cairo and the pyramids first and then visit Luxor and the valley of the kings after. All in all it has been wonderful!

Great and worth seeing tour, not only the obligatory sights (pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian and Papyrus Museum), but especially Sakkara (there you can climb really deep into the pyramid and see sarcophagi, murals and reliefs) and the Alabaster Mosque (200m high above Cairo ) make the tour so great. The trip to Cairo was in an air-conditioned coach, from Cairo we had our own tour guide for the 2 days, who did a great job. The overnight stay was also very good by Egyptian standards, although the hotel is quite remote but close to the pyramids, which you can also see from there.

Our guided Will was a very nice guide and through the day he told us a lot about the history of Egypt. Next to the planned museum and Piramides stop we also had a few more commercial stops and a Nile river cruise. The flight was very comfortable and we were back in the hotel around 20:30 so we were able to have dinner in our hotel.

It was perfect. very impressed with the whole experience. The tour guide Will was very knowledgeable and stay with us all the time to the end. 10/10 We was first always to every site avoiding all crowds. Highly recommend the tour it was lifetime experience. D&L B

Wonderful day trip to see the main attractions of the Museum, NIle & Pyramids. The guide seemed well versed with history & pointed out the key points well. As always, could do with a little bit more time at each site.