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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Cairo

Duration: 3-3.5 Hours
Next Tour: Sunday, 08:00
Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 16:00

Free Tour – What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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Free Giza Pyramids Tour Cairo
Sherif was an excellent tour guide, very passionate about the piramids and gave us a lot of interesting information.

Best Free Tours in Cairo

Set on the Nile River, Egypt’s capital city is the home to one of the most incredible wonders of the world – the Pyramids. If Cairo is not on your travel bucket list already, you need to start considering a visit! Book a Free Walking Tour in Cairo to enjoy seeing this majestic city through the eyes of the locals. A favorite among tourists in the Essential Free Tour of the Downtown—the best way to visit historical mosques, see Islamic architecture, and admire local clothing shops and restaurants in the shortest time with a guide. Another must-join walk is the Giza Pyramids Free Walking Tour, where you will visit the Cheops, Chefren and Menkaure pyramids, as well as the famous Sphinx. Additionally, we can recommend first time travelers in Egypt to join a Free Street Food Tour, to discover not only an amazing cuisine, but also delicious tea, juices, ice creams and even shisha.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Cairo

An obvious must-see landmark is the pyramids. Cross this adventure off your bucket list by visiting the Great Pyramid of Giza and its popular sphinx statue. It is the oldest structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and it will surely leave you in awe. Travellers and backpackers can easily spend hours exploring the pyramids, so plan your trip accordingly. For history buffs, you can’t go wrong with the Egyptian Museum which features ancient artefacts from Ancient Egypt. Continue your journey through Ancient Egypt by visiting the Al-Azhar Mosque and Abdeen Palace, two incredible sights that boast breath-taking architecture. And you can’t miss the stunning Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary, a Coptic Orthodox Basilica with stunning ebony and ivory wall decorations. Finally, walking around in a Free Tour in Cairo will surely leave you hungry, so stop by a local street vendor for some authentic shawarma or koshary.

Things to Do in Cairo

With monumental landmarks and thousands of years of ancient history to discover, it’s no wonder that Cairo is one of the most dynamic regions in the Middle East. After checking the Pyramids, strolling through the Coptic Quarter, and visiting some of the wonderful museums City Tour in Cairo, we recommend going farther afield to get a real look at life in the city. How? Take a stroll through Khan El-Khalili, a popular souk full of shopping destinations and restaurants. You can stop for a relaxing cup of tea at the famous Zeinab Khatoun café. However, if you prefer having a drink while enjoying panoramic views over the city, go to the Sky Garden café at the 187m (600ft) Cairo Tower. Finally, no trip to Cairo would be complete without sailing on the river Nile; you can choose between big cruise ships with music shows or a more modest trip on board a felucca.

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