11 days in Cairo & Giza Itinerary

11 days in Cairo & Giza Itinerary

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11 days in Cairo & Giza Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Giza
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
End: Cairo

6
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Egyptian Antiquities Museum and Giza Plateau. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Old City (Coptic Cairo). Spend the 4th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, explore the activities along Nile River, and wander the streets of Zamalek (Gezira Island).

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo tour itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Cairo International Airport. July in Cairo sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Giza Plateau ©
Giza Plateau

4
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Egypt Travel Gate Day Tours and Sondos Papyrus will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Ski Egypt. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, take a memorable excursion with Egypt Travel, see the interesting displays at Egypt Papyrus Museum, and don't miss a visit to Step Pyramid of Djoser.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Giza travel route planner.

Giza is very close to Cairo. July in Giza sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Giza

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ski Egypt, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Egypt Travel ©
Egypt Travel
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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