Cairo layover tours allow you to make the most of your short stay in Cairo by taking advantage of our best Egypt day tours.
If you only have a few hours to spend in Egypt before your flight, you might need an Egypt layover tour; we offer you the best Cairo layover tours so you can enjoy our Egypt tour packages and see Cairo’s top attractions in one day.
Cairo layover tours begin and end at Cairo airport, and anyone can book them anytime. Our Egyptologist tour guides will help you get the most out of your brief stay in Cairo with our Cairo stopover transit.
Top Cairo Stopover Tours & Excursions
Cairo layover tours take you to the Giza Plateau to explore the great pyramid of Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure Pyramids. As a final stop, we make our way to the Great Sphinx, which Chephren built during his reign.
Then, head to a nearby Cairo restaurant to try the best traditional Egyptian food and drinks. We’ll then visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses Pharaonic relics. The museum has the world’s most incredible and valuable Egyptian art collection, dating back over 5,000 years.
The Great Pyramids of Giza
If there’s one thing we all associate with Egypt, it’s the sight of the great pyramids at Giza, surrounded by a sea of sand. Many people worldwide wish to cross the Pyramids of Egypt off their lists. Tour operators, remember to include it in your Cairo layover tours.
Saqqara, Dahshur Pyramids, and Memphis City
If you have time during your layover in Cairo, consider visiting the ancient Egyptian cities of Saqqara, Dahshur, and Memphis, to see the Step Pyramid of Djoser, visit Dahshur Pyramids, including the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid.
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum’s collection of over 120,000 ancient Egyptian antiquities, the vast majority in exceptional condition, caused our jaws to drop more than once.
From the dozens of genuine mummies to the statue of a Pharaoh that is thought to have been sculpted with diamonds, the tomb of Tutankhamun (also known as “King Tut”) was a museum unlike any we have ever visited. For that, Cairo layover tours at the Egyptian Museum are a must!
Khan El-Khalili Bazaar
Your one-day stopover in Cairo is the perfect opportunity to explore the city, take photos of the lovely shops and stalls, and buy some souvenirs. You may also like to have your coffee in one of the oriental Cafes on Muizz Street with the great atmosphere of Cairo.
Felucca Ride Down the Nile
Taking a cruise down the Nile in a felucca in Cairo during your Cairo layover tours on a traditional Egyptian boat is a great way to unwind and take in breathtaking views of the city at night as seen from the river.
Have a Dinner on a Nile Cruise
A dinner cruise down the Nile is a must-do if you visit Egypt. While you stroll along the river towards your cruise ship, have some delicious cuisine on the Nile Cruise and be entertained by folk acts and a stunning belly dance performance. It will make you enjoy your Cairo stopover tour.