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Cairo Tower (Burj al-Qahira) Tours and Activities

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Cairo Tower (Burj al-Qahira)
Standing 614 feet (187 meters) tall on Gezira Island, the Cairo Tower (Burj al-Qahira) is one of Cairo’s most recognizable landmarks. Completed in 1961, with a striking lattice exterior designed to resemble a lotus flower, the tower is topped with a café, an observation deck, and a revolving restaurant.

The Basics
Most visitors head to the Cairo Tower for the 360-degree view from the top. On a clear day, you can see all the way across to the Giza Pyramids in the outskirts of the city. Enjoy a simple snack in the café; opt for fancier fare at the restaurant; or watch the sunset from the observation deck. Many Cairo sightseeing tours stop by the tower.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Cairo Tower is a great choice for photographers when the skies are clear.
  • To dine at the revolving restaurant, you need to make a reservation as well as purchase a ticket to access the tower.
  • The restaurant is accessible to wheelchairs by elevator, but the observation deck can be reached only by stairs.
How to Get There
In the heart of the city, on Gezira Island in the Nile, the Cairo Tower is about a 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) walk east of Tahrir Square and a 5-minute walk from the island’s Opera metro station (Line 2).

When to Get There
The Cairo Tower is typically open daily until late at night, and the lines for the elevators are longest around sunset on the Islamic weekend (Friday and Saturday). Aim to visit at a clear time of day (generally late morning or late afternoon), or soak up the twinkling lights at night.

Nights with a View in Cairo
On the Cairo Tower’s 60th floor, the El Dawar restaurant is an icon of the city. The Grand Nile Tower Hotel, about a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of the Cairo Tower, also has a revolving restaurant. For a more 21st-century feel, check out the 11th-floor rooftop pool bar at the Kempinski Nile.
Address: Sharia Hadayek al-Zuhreya, Cairo, Egypt
Admission: EGP 200
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Skip the Line: Cairo Tower Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Cairo Tower Admission Ticket

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Reaching 187 meters into the sky, Cairo Tower is undeniably one of Cairo’s most distinguishable landmarks, and one which is definitely worth a visit. Cairo Tower seen from the Nile River Cairo Tower seen from the Nile River. Whether you’re travelling to Egypt to explore its many ancient sights and attractions, or whether you’re planning on have a relaxing holiday by the Red Sea, you’ll almost certainly want to spend a few days in Cairo. With so many things to see and do in and around the city, it can be difficult trying to decide which are the best attractions to visit. One excellent attraction is Cairo Tower, and it’s also a very convenient attraction because it’s located so close to the center of Cairo.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
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US$40.00
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Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo

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Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo

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Watch Cairo come to life after dark with a private tour through the city’s most atmospheric spots. Take in the view from the top of the iconic Cairo Tower, then cast off on the Nile River in a traditional felucca sailboat. Sip tea high above the city from the peak of El Mokkatam mountain and enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner. Finish your evening at the bustling Khan El Khalili bazaar, where vendors pile their stalls will brilliant displays of antiques, handicrafts and jewelry.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.49
US$69.99
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Private Guided Day Tour to Cairo by Bus from Sharm El Sheikh

Private Guided Day Tour to Cairo by Bus from Sharm El Sheikh

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Cover all the highlights of ancient Egypt—without skimping on comfort—during this hassle-free, full-day tour from sharm el sheikh. Most sights are spread out, making them tough to cover on your own. But you’ll travel comfortably between locations in an air-conditioned bus, enjoying perks like on board bathrooms. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, with free time to shop for souvenirs. An all-day, action-packed guided tour of Cairo and Giza Pyramids, from sharm el sheikh. Cover all the highlights: Sphinx, Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Valley Temple, and more. Enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs in the famous bazaar of Khan el-Khalili, plus visit a perfumery. private transfers.bus tickets.camel ride.lunch.bottled water.private qualified Egyptology tour guide.private tour all are included. Visit the magnificent Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, the Egyptian Museum, the Papyrus Institute, and much more.
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  • 20 to 22 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.00
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US$128.00
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Private Guided Day Tour to Cairo from Hurghada by Private Coach

Private Guided Day Tour to Cairo from Hurghada by Private Coach

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open your eyes you are in Cairo the land of the real civilization. transfers door to door from and to your hotel by a/c transport. the great pyramids with an Egyptology tour guide and much more. Amazing day tour by private a/c transport from hurghada to Explore the real Cairo. guided by a professional Egyptology tour guide to Visit the Egyptian museum. having your delicious lunch in a local restaurant. exploring the greatest part of the ancient Egyptian history when you walk with your tour guide under the shadow of the remain wonder of the ancient 7 wonders. the great Pyramids of Giza visit the valley temple and stand by Sphinx, also opportunity to add to experience the mmaking of the first paper in the world while you visit the papyrus institute, private transfers,expert tour guide,lunch,public cafe shop,bottled water,camel ride around pyramids,Khan el Khalili are included private tour(you will have your own licensed driver and your own Egyptology guide)
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  • 16 to 17 hours
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US$138.00
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private guided Day Tour To Cairo from Sharm El Sheikh by plane.special day

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private guided Day Tour To Cairo from Sharm El Sheikh by plane.special day

pen your eyes you are in Cairo the land of the real civilization. transfers door to door from and to your hotel by a/c transport. the great pyramids with an Egyptology tour guide and much more. Amazing day tour by plane from Sharm El Sheikh to Explore the real Cairo, guided by a professional Egyptology tour guide to Visit the Egyptian museum. having your delicious lunch in a local restaurant. exploring the greatest part of the ancient Egyptian history when you walk with your tour guide under the shadow of the remain wonder of the ancient 7. wonders. the great Pyramids of Giza. visit the valley temple and stand by Sphinx, also opportunity to add to. experience the mmaking of the first paper in the world while you visit the. papyrus institute, and than back to Cairo airport to take your flight back to Sharm El Sheikh. flight tickets,private transfers,expert tour guide,lunch are included.
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  • 12 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$240.35
US$253.00
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Cairo Tower

Cairo Tower

A landmark with its magnificent view of Cairo. It is also the highest building in Cairo up to 187 meters high in the form of the famous lotus flower
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  • 4 hours
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US$65.15
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US$65.15
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Cairo by Night Tour

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Cairo by Night Tour

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Explore Cairo in a different way with a night tour that includes a horse-carriage ride and a walking tour of downtown Cairo. See sights such as the Nile Corniche and Tahrir Square, and stop for ice cream. Please note, any entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36.80
US$46.00
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Cairo Layover Tour to Giza Pyramids Egyptian Museum and Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Cairo Layover Tour to Giza Pyramids Egyptian Museum and Khan Khalili Bazaar

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During your next layover in Cairo, skip the long wait in the airport and visit Egypt’s top attractions. Hit up downtown locations like the Egyptian Museum and Tahrir Square, and tick off the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx—with plenty of time to catch your next flight. Tours include a personalized pickup with signboard at arrivals, and comfortable transfers between locations in an air-conditioned private vehicle.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$57.86
US$64.29
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Private Guided 8 Hour Tour to Giza Pyramids Cairo Tower and Egyptian Museum

Private Guided 8 Hour Tour to Giza Pyramids Cairo Tower and Egyptian Museum

Soak up highlights of Cairo, ancient and modern, with none of the haggling, on this private door-to-door tour. First, see the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, and enjoy a 30-minute camel adventure. After lunch, ascend the 614-foot (187-meter) Cairo Tower for panoramic views of the city and the Nile, before your guide introduces you to the majestic artifacts at the Egyptian Museum.
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  • 8 hours
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US$104.39
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Trip to St.Cathrine Monastery & Moses mountain for 1 night /2 day

Trip to St.Cathrine Monastery & Moses mountain for 1 night /2 day

Be enchanted by the Sinai desert and go to the top of Mount Moses and marvel at the incredible sunrise from the summit. Learn about the story of Moses tree. Browse through manuscripts at St Catherine’s Monastery. And learn about the story of St. Catherine and the story of the building of this monastery ,on an archaeological Coptic trip from Cairo to the monastery of St. Catherine.
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  • 2 days
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US$285.72
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4-Hour Walking and Horse Carriage City Tour of Cairo

4-Hour Walking and Horse Carriage City Tour of Cairo

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Take in Cairo’s atmospheric neighborhoods and scenic riverfront with a 4-hour evening walking tour with a carriage ride. Enjoy the evening air as you pass Cairo’s most elegant homes and buildings in the carriage, then continue on foot to see downtown’s important sites. Join families and couples out for an evening stroll as you walk past Tahrir Square, and enjoy the view as the city lights up after dark. See the beautifully illuminated Egyptian Museum, then stand at the foot of the glittering Cairo tower before returning to your hotel.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
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US$81.43
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US$81.43
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Cairo Nightlife City Tour (Cairo Tower, Cairo Opera House & Khan Al-Khalili)

Cairo Nightlife City Tour (Cairo Tower, Cairo Opera House & Khan Al-Khalili)

Pick up from Hotel, Airport, Public Place (Kindly mention your pick up location). Start a city tour to downtown Cairo, Nile photo stop, Cairo Tower visit and dinner on the rotating top restaurant, view Cairo Opera House, Qasr El-Nil bridge, tour in Khan El-Khalili tourist bazaar, Islamic Cairo, walls and gates of the old city, old mosques and markets, and taste Egyptian tea on El-Fishawy cafe.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.00
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US$109.00
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Giza Pyramids Tour

Giza Pyramids Tour

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Is it your 1st time to do it ?! We will make it the way you expect and even better. Our goal is your extreme satisfaction. It's not your 1st time ?! You will feel the difference with us. We care about your time, money and will. We are YOUR GUIDE IN EGYPT.
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  • 8 hours
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US$74.29
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US$74.29

Full day in Alexandria

Full day in Alexandria

There are many things that make you choose this trip: First: * The right price Second: the service we distinguish Third: the reception and departure service we provide
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.72
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 Saqqara , Dashour and Mamfis

Saqqara , Dashour and Mamfis

Watch  the classical site of ancient Egypt and make a special tourist visit to ( Saqqara – Dahshour – Mamfis)
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  • 7 hours
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US$45.72
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amazing Cairo private guided Day Tour by plane from Sharm El Sheikh.

amazing Cairo private guided Day Tour by plane from Sharm El Sheikh.

Cover all the highlights of ancient Egypt in Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, with free time to shop for souvenirs. An all-day, action-packed guided tour of Cairo and Giza Pyramids, from sharm el sheikh. Cover all the highlights: Sphinx, Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Valley Temple, and more. Enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs in the famous bazaar of Khan el-Khalili, plus visit a perfumery. private transfers.flight tickets.camel ride.lunch.bottled water.private qualified Egyptology tour guide.entrance fees.private tour all are included(you will have your own transport and your own expert tour guide in Cairo) Visit the magnificent Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, the Egyptian Museum, the Papyrus Institute, and much more. smoke sheisha and drink an Egyptian tea on public cafe shop in Cairo. door to door transfer from and to your hotel. unforgettable day tour in Cairo with lots of unique photos will be waiting for you
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$250.00
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US$250.00
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amazing Cairo private guided Day Tour by plane from hurghada.special day

amazing Cairo private guided Day Tour by plane from hurghada.special day

Cover all the highlights of ancient Egypt in Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, with free time to shop for souvenirs. An all-day, action-packed guided tour of Cairo and Giza Pyramids, from hurghada. Cover all the highlights: Sphinx, Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Valley Temple, and more. Enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs in the famous bazaar of Khan el-Khalili, plus visit a perfumery. private transfers.flight tickets.camel ride.lunch.bottled water.private qualified Egyptology tour guide.private tour all are included(you will have your own transport and your own expert tour guide in Cairo). Visit the magnificent Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, the Egyptian Museum, the Papyrus Institute, and much more. smoke sheisha and drink an Egyptian tea on public cafe shop in Cairo. door to door transfer from and to your hotel. unforgettable day tour in Cairo with lots of unique photos will be waiting for you.
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$448.00
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US$448.00
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