Outdoor Activities in Cairo

Outdoor activities in Cairo are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Cairo comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Cairo and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Cairo has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Cairo.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Cairo:

  1. #1 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 7222 itineraries
    Pyramids Of Giza

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Al Ahram, Al Haram, Giza, Egypt

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The most famous of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have held a deep say over the human imagination for almost two centuries. It also the oldest of those Seven Wonders and the best preserved of ...Read more

  2. #2 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 3646 itineraries
    Keops Pyramid

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Al Haram, Nazlet El-Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Take a historic walk through the ancient icons of Egypt. The Keops Pyramid that is about a thousand years old is gorgeous and incredible. The pyramid is of course huge on the outside and unbelievable ...Read more

  3. #3 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 6727 itineraries
    Sphinx

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Al Ahram, Giza, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Terrifying One, as the Great Sphinx is known in Egypt, is built of limstone and has the head of a man with the face of a Pharaoh, a hawk or a ram with the body, and tail and legs of a lion. Modern...Read more

  4. #4 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2751 itineraries
    Islamic Cairo

    Tags: Mosque, Food And Drinks, Streets

    Address: Al Gamaleyah, Qesm Gamaleyah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Islamic Cairo is a historic area that was created and nurtured by the Muslims after conquering Egypt. The area is beautiful and the atmosphere here is nostalgic. The old woodwork, stonework, and ironw...Read more

  5. #5 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 5543 itineraries
    The Egyptian Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Library, Museum

    Address: Tahrir Square, Meret Basha, Ismailia, Qasr an Nile, Cairo Governorate 11516, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This Egyptian museum is located at Tahrir square. This museum is peculiarly famous for huge and small statues, jewels, the mummies, Tutankhamon treasures, etc. It includes round about 107 halls which ...Read more

  6. #6 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 3688 itineraries
    The Serapeum Of Saqqara

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Serapeum, (Pyramid of Djoser Rd), Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A serapeum is a temple dedicated to the god Serapis, a combined avatar of Osiris and Apis. Not much is known about this specific serapeum. The construction of this place was dedicated to the sacred bu...Read more

  7. #7 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2253 itineraries
    Mohamed Ali Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Commonly known as Alabaster Mosque, Mohamed Ali Mosque is a holy shrine located in the Citadel in Cairo. This mosque was the largest such structure built during initial years of the 19th century. The ...Read more

  8. #8 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2089 itineraries
    The Pyramids At Dahshur

    Tags: Monument, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Monshaat Dahshour, Al Badrashin, Giza, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The royal necropolis at Dashur is notable for several of the oldest and best preserved pyramids of Egypt, most prominent of which are the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid. The Red Pyramid, which is th...Read more

  9. #9 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2568 itineraries
    Old City

    Tags: Church, Mosque, Historical Site

    Address: Coptic, Cario, Egypt

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The old city in Cairo is a true historic dig. The area has spectacular monuments, old churches, mosques, and synagogues. The old city is pretty unique and quite different from the rest of Cairo. There...Read more

  10. #10 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2726 itineraries
    Step Pyramid Of Zoser

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tunnel

    Address: Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The pyramid was built by one of Ancient Egypts most prominent personalities, Vizier Imhotep. It comprises of a series of mastabas (flat-roofed structure with sloping sides), built on top of each other...Read more

  11. #11 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 2707 itineraries
    Kefre, The Second Pyramid

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Al Ahram, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt

    The Pyramids of Cairo account for an incredible experience altogether. Kefre, the second pyramid adds to the same feeling. You could also enter the pyramid and explore the burial chamber of the tomb t...Read more

  12. #12 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 1224 itineraries
    Mosque And Madrasa Of Sultan Hassan

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan is one of Cairo’s finest examples of the ancient Mamluk architecture in the city. The holy shrine is not only a gorgeous structure but also a peaceful pla...Read more

  13. #13 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 563 itineraries
    Memphis And Sakkara

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue, Tomb

    Address: Cairo, Mit Rahinah, Al Badrashin, Giza Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Memphis and Sakkara is a must visit if you’re visiting the pyramids of Giza. The area is the original birth place of ancient civilization. This is probably the best place to see statues, views o...Read more

  14. #14 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 1855 itineraries
    Hanging Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: 5 Mari Gerges, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The church is so named because of its location above a gatehouse of the Babylon fortress. It’s famous for not only its Coptic Architecture, but also for being one of the first examples of the Ba...Read more

  15. #15 of 92 Outdoors Activities in Cairo
    - Used in 1745 itineraries
    Saladin Castle

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Al Abageyah, Qesm Al Khalifah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The castle of Saladin which is also known as The Citadel is located on Mokattam hill exactly in the centre of the city. It is one of the most popular places and is famous for its cool fresh breeze and...Read more