Egypt Historical Tours

Discover Egypt’s Classic Tours

From the north to the south of Egypt you will find sites that are marked by history, steeped in the past. Places where you will feel that what was still exists in the present: through a monument, museum, or memory that the Egyptians cherish.


Inside Egypt specializes in organizing Egypt historical tours focused on understanding the monuments and archaeological sites in Egypt that are important, fascinating, and very interesting from a historical point of view. Our Egypt classic tours are a way to not only have an exceptional holiday but also to broaden your knowledge and understanding of the Egypt historical landmarks on a trip to ancient Egypt. Our history-focused tours are an interesting form of education that brings the ancient past of Egypt and modern history in a fascinating and captivating way.


In addition to learning about the archaeological sites in Egypt, we provide our guests with a VIP Egypt Travel experience on our ancient Egypt tour packages. During our Egypt historical tours, when visiting some Egyptian monuments, our guests will visit them individually, without other tourists. You will visit them in ways that are normally unavailable to normal visitors, for example you will get a closer look at the monument, or you can enter places that are available only with special permission, such as at the Great Pyramid of Giza, or the Great Sphinx of Giza. Each of our Egypt history tours gives our guests unique exclusive experiences that will stay with them forever.


Join our tours and visit the most iconic landmarks and historical sites in Egypt, perfect for first-time visitors to the country interested in learning more about the country's wonderful history.



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17 Days in Egypt on a Long Nile Cruise
Maximum group size:  20

Join Inside Egypt for a captivating luxurious long cruise on the Nile showcasing ancient Egyptian temples and serene stops across Egypt. Explore iconic sites like Saqqara and Giza before setting sail from Cairo to Beni Suef. Discover remote archaeological wonders like Tuna el-Gebel, Beni Hasan, Abydos, and Dendera during scenic stops along the Nile. Deepen your understanding of Egypt's history through interactive sessions and personal encounters with historic landmarks. Conclude your journey with visits to Abu Simbel, Philae Temple, Cairo's highlights, and the vibrant Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Experience unparalleled access to Egypt's treasures on this unforgettable Nile cruise adventure with Inside Egypt. Enhance your exploration with a 17-day Egypt tour.

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14 Days in Egypt Tour
Maximum group size:  20

Our signature Egypt Vacation takes you on an enthralling 14-day Egypt tour from Cairo to visit Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Au Simbel, and back again, exploring Egypt's most iconic landmarks. Vacation the Egypt pyramids ahead of the crowds and enjoy a peaceful moment to drink in the atmosphere of the Pyramid tours of Khufu and the Great Sphinx at the Giza Plateau before tourists are admitted for the day. You’ll also discover the country’s hidden gems with exclusive access to rooms and locations normally off-limits to the public, and sail down the Nile in style aboard our well-appointed cruise ship to delve further into the mysteries of Southern Egypt. Our 14 day Egypt pyramids vacation offers the most in-depth experience of our Egypt vacation tour packages. 

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12-Day Red Sea Tour
Maximum group size:  20

Embark on a 12-day Egypt tour from Cairo to the Red Sea, starting with the Pyramid of Djoser and historic Saqqara. Explore the Giza Plateau, the Sphinx, and the Grand Pyramid of Khufu, followed by a visit to the Great Egyptian Museum. Witness Abu Simbel Temples' grandeur and cruise from Aswan to Luxor, unveiling royal tombs and temples. Luxor showcases Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple. Continue to Hurghada for a Red Sea vacation, filled with marine adventures and sun-soaked beaches. Conclude the trip in Cairo with the Citadel, El-Khalili Bazaar, and a deep dive into Egypt's rich history and culture.

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10 Day Tour of Egypt
Maximum group size:  20

This 10 day Egypt travel package vacation offers a unique tour of Egypt that is custom designed to highlight the attractions of four Egyptian cities: Cairo, Giza, Luxor, and Aswan. See the Step Pyramid, Egypt’s first pyramid; tour some of the most notable monuments on Earth at the Giza Plateau; enjoy a comfortable 4-night stay on our exquisite cruise ship as it sails down the Nile; explore ancient temples; and marvel at the stunning artifacts that chronicle a compelling history at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. You’ll enjoy all the exclusivity and luxury of our signature Egypt trip tours on a briefer timetable.

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8 Day Egypt Tour
Maximum group size:  20

Don’t let an expedient schedule prevent you from getting a premium Cairo Egypt vacation to experience of the best of this mystical realm. This 8 day Egypt tour and vacation to Egypt is planned with efficiency in mind. You’ll wander through the halls of the Egyptian Museum, see awe-inspiring views of Cairo, and try your hand at bartering with local merchants before spending 3 nights abroad on a first-class trip down the Nile to see historic temples and the Valley of the Kings. Upon returning to Cairo, you’ll tour the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and enjoy an intimate visit to the Giza Plateau before it’s open to other tourists, drinking in the majesty of the Sphinx and the great pyramids with every comfort our luxury Egypt vacation have to offer. 

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7-Day Egypt Total Solar Eclipse Tour
Maximum group size:  20

Embark on a 7-day Egypt tour to witness the rare 2027 total solar eclipse across Luxor. Experience the longest land eclipse at 6 minutes and 23 seconds on August 2, 2027, against Luxor's clear skies. Explore Giza Plateau, Sphinx, Great Pyramid, Karnak, and Luxor temples, with exclusive tours of Valley of Kings and Queens. Visit Citadel of Salah Din and El-Khalili Bazaar in Old Cairo for a historic finale. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime journey blending ancient history and celestial phenomena. Enjoy top-tier service, luxury accommodations, and personalized cultural tours for an unforgettable experience in Egypt's mesmerizing landscape.


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Do You Wish To Customize Your Tour?

Haven't Found The Dream Egypt Vacation For You?

Our Egypt historical tours are custom made trips tailored to the needs and expectations of our guests - We are all different and so are our travel needs. Some travelers want to visit archaeological sites in Egypt such as, for example, ancient Egyptian temples, others prefer to see Egyptian churches and Egyptian mosques. That is why it is so important to match the tour offer to the traveler's passion, giving them what they enjoy and what gives them the greatest pleasure.

Thanks to the fact that our tailor-made Egypt classic tours are composed for a specific request, we are able to change and adjust selected elements of a trip to ancient Egypt at each stage to reflect the client's needs. We can tailor the tour from your accommodation, through monuments, to the attractions that are visited. This ensures guests' complete satisfaction!

Our tailor-made Egypt historical tours are ideal for travelers and explorers, as well as people who prefer a more private atmosphere and do not want to travel in a group. On our Egypt tour, you only travel with your family or friends, and this is done at your own pace. Tailor-made trips are an ideal solution for busy people who like to travel, want to see all the Egypt historical landmarks, but need more time.

You just need to start dreaming and we'll do the rest! Your ancient Egypt tour can be exactly how you imagine it to be. All our Egypt historical tours are composed individually, and thanks to this, they are unique, and no two trips are the same!

We will pick you up from Cairo airport by car with a private driver to start your journey! Your travel companion on these tours will be our professional guide, who will share his knowledge with you and make your Egypt history tour educational, fun, and relaxing. You will be under the constant care of Inside Egypt throughout your stay and if you need anything, you can always count on us.

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Uncover Ancient Wonders with our Egypt History Tours

Egypt Historical Tours

Our Egypt historical tours take visitors on a journey through time to explore the most famous and intriguing archaeological sites in Egypt. Embark on an unparalleled ancient Egypt tour through the Lands of the Pharaohs with Inside Egypt. Delve into the realm of the Pharaohs alongside our knowledgeable guides, unlocking remarkable insights into the rich tapestry of Egyptian history. Immerse yourself in the fascinating archaeological sites in Egypt on our history-focused tours, as well as the latest archaeological discoveries, shared firsthand by the best Egyptologists.

Explore ancient Egypt tombs, the magnificent Karnak temple complex and Abu Simbel temples, the best museums in Egypt, Egyptian churches as well as Egyptian mosque (the Alabaster Mosque) our Egypt history tour. Embark on a tour of the Egyptian Museum and survey the Valley of the Kings, including the revered tomb of King Tut.
Prepare to witness wonders beyond your imagination, gaining privileged access to sites coveted by many. Picture yourself standing solitary before the magnificent Great Pyramid of Giza or standing between the mighty paws of the Great Sphinx of Giza.
No longer reserved for royalty and the famous, these extraordinary VIP Egypt historical tours are now within your reach! Don't miss out on our once-in-a-lifetime Egypt classic tours and secure your place today!

Visit Fascinating Museums with Us

Egypt Historical Tours

Egyptian museums are places where the hearts of history buffs beat faster with joy, and the experience and emotions make them eager to read books after returning home to learn more about the history they have tasted in Egypt.

Thanks to our knowledgeable guides, who are great storytellers, visiting Egyptian museums is interesting and educational. When exploring Egyptian museums, you will learn stories that open your eyes and intrigue you. A story that broadens your horizons and evokes many emotions.

During our Egypt historical tours, you will visit the best museums in Egypt. One of them is the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which houses the largest number of ancient artifacts, among which are the famous items from the tomb of Tutankhamun. They will soon be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. As soon as this museum opens it will be the number one museum in Egypt and will be added to our Egypt history tour.

See royal mummies at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) and artifacts found in the Saqqara Necropolis at the Imhotep Museum.

On your trip to Alexandria, you will visit the National Museum of Alexandria presenting valuable objects from various periods of ancient Egypt, and several small museums located in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Traveling to the south of Egypt, at Kom Ombo you will discover the Crocodile Museum dedicated to crocodiles. Crocodiles were worshiped in ancient Egypt and were associated with the God Sobek.

By visiting various Egyptian museums on our Egypt classic tours you will have the opportunity to see the priceless artifacts and treasures up close and hear their fascinating stories firsthand.

Experience Egypt’s Diverse Religious Background

Egypt Historical Tours

Religion is seen by the Egyptians as an essential element of their daily existence. Both Islam and Christianity manifest themselves in personal, family, and national life. You will find out more about religion, Egyptian mosque, and Egyptian churches during our historical tours.
Islam has an overwhelming number of followers (90% of the population) and is an important element of Egyptian self-identification. Muslim beliefs directly affect national politics, economics and social life in Egypt. Egyptians are strongly attached to religious traditions and rituals accompanying significant events in their lives.

During our Egypt historical tours, you will visit the famous Egyptian mosque - the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali in Cairo.
On our Egypt classic tours you will also get to know Egyptian Christians - followers of the Coptic Orthodox Church. You will have the opportunity to visit the oldest Egyptian churches in the Masr al Qadima district in Cairo. In this part of the city there is also the Ben Ezra Synagogue - the oldest in Egypt. This is a testimony to the Egyptian Jewish community, which is part of the history of Egypt.

On our Egypt history tours you will see how Egyptians live their spiritual life by visiting their religious monuments. Join us and find out more!

Explore the Nile River with Our Luxury Cruise

Egypt Historical Tours

An Egypt Nile river cruise is part of each of our tours and it provides a unique perspective on Egypt's history and culture while offering the ultimate in luxury and comfort.

During our Egypt tours, cruises take place both down the river (Luxor - Aswan) and up the river (Aswan - Luxor). The Nile Cruise passes through wonderful ancient cities and magnificent archaeological sites in Egypt. Along the way you can visit Egypt's historical landmarks and ancient Egypt tombs. In Abu Simbel you will visit the Abu Simbel Temples (the Great & the Small). In Aswan, these will be the Temple of Horus in Edfu, Kom Ombo Temple, and Temple of Philae. In Luxor: the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak temple complex, and the Luxor Temple.

Explore exclusive archaeological sites like Tuna el-Gebel, Beni Hasan, Tell el-Amarna, Abydos, and Dendera on a lavish and extensive Nile Cruise from Cairo to Aswan offered by Inside Egypt, presenting you with a remarkable chance to delve into these remote historical wonders.

Nowhere do the past, and the future meets so fluidly as on the Nile. For thousands of years, the Nile has influenced the culture and history of the people of Egypt. Our Egypt classic tours combine the Egyptian world of history and culture with the luxurious experience of a Nile cruise.

You will be able to truly rest in luxury on a Nile cruise when joining our tours. Relaxation to a higher level is possible by the lack of the need to travel between the widely spread Egyptian attractions. The Nile cruise ships look like floating hotels, and they really are with access to everything we could wish for on a successful holiday onboard your cruise ship. A comfortable cabin with large panoramic windows, delicious meals in the ship's restaurant, massage and spa services, and a large sun terrace, where you can watch the local villages and farmland pass by. In the evening, entertainment awaits our guests, including live music, a dance show or a galabeya party.

Tour Egypt’s Amazing Palaces

Egypt Historical Tours

Cairo's palaces and mansions, featured prominently in our Cairo travel guide, are an extraordinary day trip destination and offer a fantastic opportunity to learn about the history of places once inhabited by royalty or aristocrats, where the city's high society used to convene.

Only on our Around Egypt in 14 days (14 Days in Egypt Tour) do we offer our exclusive Palaces of Cairo tour: a 1-day add-on for the standard arrival day (day 1). On this Egypt history tour, you get a head start on your Egypt experience by beginning with a visit to two of the most lavish palaces in Cairo, that have a world of fascinating stories to tell.

You will begin our Egypt historical tours with a visit to the posh Heliopolis district of Cairo to see the Baron Empain Palace. The palace was constructed in 1911 by Belgian architect Alexandre Marcel, whose works include the French Embassy in Tokyo and several projects for King Leopold II of Belgium. Inspired by Hindu temples, the impressive mansion was built at the behest of Baron Édouard Empain, a wealthy Belgian entrepreneur and amateur Egyptologist. The estate was occupied by the Baron's family until the early 1950s, after which it was abandoned and fell into disrepair. After an extensive restoration project by the Egyptian government, the palace has been returned to its former glory. Venture inside, and you may feel echoes of the ghosts of the Baron and his family that are rumored to wander the halls.

Next on our Egypt history tour you will tour El Manial, the site of the Prince Muhammad Ali Palace and Museum. The palace is an architectural showcase and is surrounded by verdant historical gardens and a forested nature park. Step inside and find yourself transported back in time to the 19th-century Alawiyya Dynasty, where the dazzling collection of manuscripts, textiles and masterpieces of brass and crystal surround you.

Lose Yourself in Egypt’s Culture

Egypt Historical Tours

The best way to get to know the culture of Egypt is by visiting this beautiful country and getting close to the Egyptian people and seeing the archaeological sites in Egypt with your own eyes. During our Egypt historical tours, we enable you to get to know the culture, heritage, customs, traditions, and lifestyles of the Egyptians. This is done by visiting not only various Egypt historical landmarks and objects of religious worship and museums, but also by participating in Egyptian festivals and celebrations, cultural events, as well as in everyday life.

On our Egypt classic tours you will visit the local markets and the oldest bazaar in Cairo - Khan el Khalili Bazaar. It will be an opportunity to talk with the Egyptian people and learn the art of haggling, while shopping for oriental souvenirs there.

The regional cuisine is also strongly related to the tradition and culture of Egypt. You will be able to sample the delicious Egyptian cuisine in local restaurants on our tour, as we will eat lunches in typical Egyptian restaurants famous for their tasty food.
In Aswan you will get to know the Nubians by visiting a traditional Nubian village. There will be an opportunity not only to get to know how the Nubian people live but also to learn the basics of the Arabic language. You'll even learn to write your name in Arabic.

Thanks to the various cultural experiences included in our history tour, our guests can verify their knowledge and can immerse themselves into a different, foreign culture. This will allow them to open up to Egypt and its people.

Expert Guides Who Will Tell You Everything About Egypt’s History

Egypt Historical Tours

During our Egypt history tour, Inside Egypt provides an experienced tour guide who will help you discover the secrets of Egypt and show you the most interesting Egypt historical landmarks and archaeological sites in Egypt. He is an expert in the history, art, and culture of Egypt. He is fluent in English and communicates perfectly with tourists, sharing his knowledge and passion on our Egypt historical tours.

Our tour guides have very detailed knowledge and understanding of the historical sights in Egypt, ancient Egypt tombs, archaeological sites in Egypt, and the artifacts to be found in the best museums in Egypt, as well as knowing all about Egyptian culture. Among our guides you will find the best Egyptologists, meaning that on our Egypt classic tours you will deepen your knowledge.

The guides on our Egypt historical tours are open, friendly people who easily establish friendly communication with tourists. They are great storytellers who bring history to life and can listen and answer questions, explaining everything simply and understandably. Our guides adapt to the interests and needs of our clients and are great companions on our Egypt classic tours. Their sense of humor will make your Egypt history tour fun and relaxing while learning more about the famous archaeological sites in Egypt.

However the most important thing on our Egypt historical tours is that our tour guides are Egyptians who love their country, are passionate about their work, and are very involved in all aspects of it.

Join our history-oriented tours and travel through the Land of the Pharaohs with our guide who is well-versed in Egyptian history and culture and will provide you with in-depth knowledge and insights on your trip to ancient Egypt.

Interested in Learning More about Jordan?

Our Egypt classic tours include a trip to Jordan that can be added as an extension. Our Jordan 5-day tour is organized after each tour to Egypt.

Two countries, two cultures - twice as many adventures during one trip abroad. Two neighboring countries in the Middle East - Egypt and Jordan - are waiting for you! Be prepared to see and experience a lot in a very short time on our Egypt historical tours. However, you'll also have time to relax and unwind on a Nile cruise as part of our history tour. Our Egypt classic tours and Jordan tours gives you a great opportunity to return in time. Carefully preserving their heritage, these two countries invite travelers to discover their fascinating history, from antiquity to the present day.

So, consider a Jordan 5-day add-on, after your Egypt history tour and visit Amman, the capital of Jordan, discover the wonders of Petra, see the incredible Wadi Rum desert also known as the Valley of Moon. You can also bathe in the salt-drenched Dead Sea, explore the ruins of a crusader castle, and visit the top of Mount Nebo, looking out at the countryside below, where Moses saw the Promised Land. These are just some of the highlights of our Jordan 5-day add-on to our Egypt historical tours, allowing visitors to explore the country's rich history and culture.

Egypt history tour and Jordan tour - two incredible destinations in one amazing tour? Why not!

It's easy to add the Jordan 5-day tour when registering for one of our Egypt historical tours. Explore the Middle East in depth!

The Perfect Tours for Seniors, Solo Travelers and Small Groups

Egypt Historical Tours

Our Egypt historical tours are flexible and suitable for all types of travelers, including seniors, solo travelers, and small groups. We ensure that everyone has a memorable and enjoyable experience on our Egypt classic tours.

Inside Egypt has a maximum group size of just 20 guests, giving you a more intimate atmosphere. Discovering Egypt on our Egypt classic tours with a group of like-minded people gives you the company to explore during the day and spend the evening relaxing with new friends.

It also gives you a sense of comfort and security as you are looked after by our experienced tour leader (travel concierge) and local Egyptian guide.

You don't have to worry about anything when joining our tours as the entire organization of the Egypt history tour is on us. You can focus on having an amazing time discovering the extraordinary world of Egypt.

In addition to our standard Egypt historical tours, our VIP Egypt travel experiences await you as part of our ancient Egypt tour packages.

You can count on us for an attractive price, as when you are traveling in small groups, the costs of the attractions, transfers, guide, and more are divided among all participants.

So, what are you waiting for? It's time to come to Egypt, meet new friends and create unforgettable memories on our wonderful tours.

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