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3 Days in Cairo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 627 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cairo - the very name conjures up visions of ancient monuments, exotic souks and eons of history. Almost as a backdrop to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the city rises from the surrounding sandy plains ...  Read more

Alexandria Day Trips from Cairo

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 59 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Most journeys to Egypt begin and end in chaotic Cairo, but a mere three-hour drive from the capital will bring you to Egypt’s Second City — Alexandria, the seaside metropolis that could not feel more ...  Read more

Nightlife in Cairo

By Viator, August 2013

Tours & Tickets

If you thought Cairo was lively during the day, wait until you experience the city at night. Despite being predominantly Islamic, there a plenty of places in Cairo to grab a drink, with a number of ...  Read more

Cairo Private Tours

By Viator, January 2011

4.5 star rating: Recommended 472 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and has a history that dates back to the 10th century. Nicknamed “The City of a Thousand Minarets”, this ...  Read more

Nile River Cruises

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 208 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The River Nile, the world's longest, has long been the lifeblood of a desert country. One of the highlights of a trip to Egypt is to take a cruise along this most famous of rivers for several days, ...  Read more

One Day Tour of Cairo w/VIATOR

By Ubi F , February 2011

If you have any plans to go to Cairo and see the sights, VIATOR is my recommendation for your tour company. Everything went as perfect as it could have been. The tour guide met me at the Hilton ...  Read more

Encouraging news about missing antiquities in Egypt

By Cairo Expert: Adel , Egypt, April 2011

The winds of change in Egypt are moving how to restore stolen treasures back to the Egyptian people and the world. More than a dozen treasures stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo were rapidly ...  Read more

Welcome back to the New Egypt

By Cairo Expert: Adel , Egypt, February 2011

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Rating

Experience the transformation of the new Egypt first hand and be a part of modern history as you explore ancient Egyptian history. You will see in the smiles on the faces of Egyptians, as they go ...  Read more

This is not my country! The Dawn of a new Egypt!

By Cairo Expert: Ahmed , Egypt, March 2011

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating

It seems like I am a tourist in a place that I have never visited before, not a tour guide in Egypt. People faces are smiling, saying hello and happy day, they even got a strange since of humor and ...  Read more

New Year’s Eve Events in Cairo

By John Reality , Cambodia, December 2012

As Egypt is a Muslim country, it does not celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31. However, as Cairo is a tourist Mecca, western bars and restaurants–especially hotels and restaurants–will. KitKat’s ...  Read more

Shisha Cafes in Cairo

By John Reality , Cambodia, August 2012

For the uninitiated, shisha cafes are establishments geared toward the use of water pipes employed in smoking artisanal tobacco products. They are the most common form of tobacco consumption after ...  Read more

Khan al-Khalili, Cairo’s Biggest Open Air Market

By JC , Germany, June 2012

One of the most enduring Western clichés about the “exotic East”—along with the harem and the caravanserai of camels making its stately progress across the desert sands—is that of the souk. A ...  Read more

Top Things to See and Do in Alexandria

By JC , Germany, April 2012

Egypt’s second city was once the first choice of foreign visitors to the country, its raffish port charm and Mediterranean sophistication giving it a worldly air, now a little faded. From the great ...  Read more

Egypt update

By JC , Germany, June 2011

If you’ve been near a TV or newspaper in the last few months you’ll know that these are tumultuous times in the Middle East. Not just the extent but the extraordinary pace of change has caught many ...  Read more

Great deserttour near Bahariya Oasis in the White Desert

By MNHolland , Netherlands, September 2011

The first pleasant experience with Westerndeserttours started with finding their website. Transparant and professional design. So is the emailtraffic. Khaled speaks well English and has also no ...  Read more

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