Cairo is one of the largest and oldest cities in the world where the past and present meet, from the richness of its history and culture to the Modern Civilizations as well as it is the center of Egypt's culture and politics. It lies on the Nile River, where the river divides into two branches: the Rosetta Branch to the west and the Damietta to the east. It is home to a vibrant modern society that is full of life and movement with the children playing in the street, the comfort of small cafes and roaming along narrow streets. It is also known as the city of the 1000 Minarets because of the massive amount of mosques, castles, and churches.
Cairo is the best destination that is suitable for any kind of tourist, whether you are looking for spending time exploring the city or having a business trip you will definitely make the most of your holiday!
The weather in Cairo during the summer season between May and September can be very hot with high humidity. However, in winter between October and May, it is cold. So if you want to enjoy your travel experience and do all kinds of activities, we can recommend you the best time to visit Egypt in the marvelous spring or autumn.
Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) is the main hub of EgyptAir as well as there are more than 65 airlines using the airport. The airport includes 3 terminals that serve about 40 million passengers annually.
We've picked places for you to visit top Cairo sightseeing and live an enduring experience, such as,
Pyramids of Giza which is considered as one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World, known as Giza Necropolis, where the royal tombs had been built for three different pharaohs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure.
The Great Sphinx deemed the largest statue in the world that its height of 73 m, and its width 19 m, it is a sculpture with a body of a lion and a head of a human.
Cairo Tower is the most famous landmark after the great pyramids. At a height of 600 feet, it offers an amazing top horizontal city view and the chance to have a nice dinner at its Revolving Restaurant.
The National Egyptian Museum, which its opening was in 1902, located in Tahrir Square, consists of two floors that house more than 120,000 artifacts and priceless treasures of the famous pharaohs.
Salah El-Din Citadel, located in Mokattam, provides a magnificent city view, and it was built during Salah El-Din’s era to protect the city against any foreign offensives.
If you are simply looking to enjoy the city without breaking your bank account, we have a list of budget hotels especially made for you, such as Pyramids Overlook Inn, Horus Guest House Pyramids View, and Giza Pyramids Inn. At the same time, you will be close to the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx and a few kilometers away from having an enjoyable time at dream park. You can also choose to stay in downtown hotels like Crown Hotel, Holy sheet Hostel, and Abdeen Palace hotel and easily reach The Egyptian Museum and enjoy roaming in Khan Al Khalili street.
However, if you prefer having a budget shopping adventure, you can stay in Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo - Media City or Hilton Pyramids Golf and be close to the Mall of Egypt and Mall of Arabia. As well, Chez Lay 2 or The Resort Studio - New Cairo with their great locations near Cairo Festival City Mall and Downtown Mall make a perfect choice.
If you are seeking a luxurious stay you should look no further than The Nile Ritz-Carlton that provides a superb view of the Nile Corniche and located nearby Cairo Opera House, or Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo and be in the center of Cairo or Marriott Mena House, Cairo that overlooks the Great Pyramids.
If you would like to experience Cairo hotels at their best, here is a selection of the most booked hotels, such as Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel, Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa, Fairmont Nile City, and Ramses Hilton. You will admire these hotels because of their comfortable rooms, amazing views and their staff are the most friendly.
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It is easy to book cheap hotels in Cairo with high quality service through our website. Almosafer offers the best hotels in Cairo at great rates. Enjoy your stay in any of Cairo’s cheap hotels in the best areas of the city. The average price for a cheap hotel is 498.50 SAR per night.
The best time to travel to Cairo is in December & January because you will get to enjoy the activities in Cairo.
Food in Destination will be costing around 19.14 SAR.
The best time to book hotels in Cairo is in July since the rates will be at its best.
Cairo is dealing in EGP, so make sure to budget your home currency accordingly to EGP rate.
The average rate per night in Cairo is 498.50 SAR.