Looking to Step Back in Time? Enjoy 48 Hours in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Spencer Davis on Unsplash

If you’re a history nerd, or just looking for an enriching cultural and historical experience, we recommend booking a tour to Cairo, Egypt. Keep reading for top recommendations on activities, historical monuments, and museums to make the most out of your trip in Cairo.

Where to Stay

We recommend staying at the Great Pyramid Inn, located minutes from the Pyramids and Sphinx. This hotel offers an amazing and breathtaking view of the pyramids on their rooftop restaurant and bar, and free views of the pyramids light show every night.

Day 1

Pyramids and Sphinx

We recommend booking a car and professional tour guide, as getting around Cairo can be difficult on your own. A tour guide will know the best spots for photo opportunities and will teach you all about the rich history of the Pyramids.

Golden Eagle Papyrus

Take a tour of the papyrus art gallery, where you will learn all about how the Egyptian paper is made. You can also buy beautiful art made on papyrus.

Golden Eagle Crystal

Cairo is also known for their production of herbal infusions and all-natural oils and fragrances that many mainstream cologne companies use to make their cologne, Book a tour to learn about all the scents and how they are made.

Day 2

The Egyptian Museum

Head to the Egyptian museum where you see artifacts from Ancient Egypt, mummies, sculptures and art!

Old Cairo Bazaar

Stroll through the Old Cairo Bazaar where you can buy authentic Egyptian souvenirs, haggle with locals, and try authentic Egyptian cuisine.

Rooftop Dinner and Light Show

End your trip in Cairo with a rooftop dinner at The Great Pyramid inn, and take in the views of the Pyramids and Sphinx under the stars.