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Highlights of Cairo Accessible Cruise Excursion


highlights-of-cairo-accessible-cruiseMost accessible shore excursion!

Visit the great pyramids of Egypt and discover over 5,000 years of history through ancient artifacts in this Cairo full day accessible cruise excursion!

Your tour will begin when your guide and driver pick you up from the Alexandria or Port Said cruise terminal in a wheelchair accessible van. You will then make the drive to Cairo from the comfort of the air-conditioned vehicle.

Once in Cairo, you will first visit the Pyramids of Giza: the Pyramid of King Cheops, the Pyramid of Chephren, and the Pyramid of Mykerinus. Your tour continues with a stop at the Sphinx, one of the most iconic monuments in Egypt.

You with then break for lunch in an accessible restaurant before continuing to the Egyptian Museum, which is home to over 250,000 ancient artifacts, and represents over 5,000 years of history!  One of the highlights of the museum is the Tutankhamen collection, which is a 3,500 year old treasure that was discovered in Tutankhamen’s tomb in the 1920s.

The final stop on your Highlights of Cairo Full Day Accessible Excursion will be at the Papyrus Institute, where you will have the opportunity to do some shopping before your driver drops you back off at the cruise terminal in Alexandria or Port Said.

*A visit inside the pyramid burial chambers is not included in this tour and is not recommended for those with health problems, limited mobility, or claustrophobia.

Note: This accessible shore excursion is available from Port Said and Alexandria

The Highlights of Cairo Full Day Accessible Cruise Excursion features:

  • Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
  • 10 hour driving tour
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • SKIP THE LINE entrance tickets included
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Egypt!

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If you would prefer to visit an Egyptian War Museum and WWII cemeteries, we recommend the El Alamein & War Museum Accessible Shore Excursion. Or if you’d like to see the Great Pyramids as well as some lesser-known Egyptian ruins in Memphis, we recommend the Best of Cairo and Ancient Memphis Accessible Shore Excursion.

Common Questions About Accessible Wheelchair Egypt Travel

What can a wheelchair user do in Egypt?

A wheelchair user will find travel in Egypt to be quite memorable.

  • Cairo
  • Pyramids of Giza: Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure
  • Valley Temple
  • Sphinx

Is anything accessible in Egypt?
All of the sites listed under “tour highlights” are accessible.

Can I do a tour with my family?
Yes, all of the tours are designed for everyone. We have just adapted some routes to make sure it is step free or there is a ramp.
We are committed to making our enabled holiday tours be the same experience as any other tour. We want our wheelchair users  to enjoy the same kind of travel as everyone else.

Tour Highlights

  • Cairo
  • Pyramids of Giza: Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure
  • Lunch in an accessible restaurant in Cairo
  • Sphinx
  • Valley Temple
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Tutankhamen Collection of Treasure exhibit
  • Papyrus Institute

Accessibility Details

The Highlights of Cairo Full Day Accessible Excursion has a 5 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it includes accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp as well as an assistant who is able to push a wheelchair.

You will use the wheelchair ramp at the accessible entrance to the Giza Pyramids. You may encounter some cobblestones along the way, but there will be an assistant with you at all times (included in the price of the tour) in case there is a need for someone to push a wheelchair.


The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is accessible and there are wheelchair ramps that can be used.


Tour Details

Tour duration: 10 hours
Cost: €500 for 1 or 2 people, €750 for 3 or 4 people, €1050 for 5 or 6 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that ship arrives or at hotel 8am
Meet-up place: accessible hotel lobby or Alexandria or Port Said cruise dock.
Dress code: Conservative attire is recommended when going ashore on this tour.
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 6 other people
Entrance tickets: Included
To review our cancellation policy please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

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