Located on the west bank of Cairo’s River Nile, Giza is synonymous with Egypt’s biggest-ticket ancient site—the Great Pyramids. Yet with Cairo nearby, there’s more to see and do here than explore these age-old tombs, even if you only have a day or short airport layover to spare.
Morning: Pyramids and Sphinx
Afternoon: Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo
Evening: Sunset, Show, or Sailing