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Cairo

Africa
25+

Rank in Egypt

1

Rank in Africa

160+

World Rank

Currency
Egyptian Pound(EGP)
Weather
Clear 28.5℃
Time
22:56 PM (GMT +02:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Cairo

Cairo, the land of a thousand minarets is an ancient city with a visible modern influence. It is the capital city of Egypt. In Arabic, Cairo means," to conquer". Cairo is not only the largest city in Egypt but is also the gateway to the Nile. It is a splendid city with beautiful diversity on display. There are lush green landscapes as well as magnificent architecture. You can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city life as well as the thrilling entertainment sources in Cairo. All in all, the city is deep in history and culture for one to explore and cherish the memories forever.

Continent Country
Africa Egypt
Airport Name / IATA Code
Cairo International Airport CAI
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Alexandria AEX


Cairo
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
March, April, October, November: The weather gets very pleasant during this time. It is the best time to explore the place.
Moderate time to visit
December, January, February: You could combine sightseeing and the winter weather, Just ensure the trip is well planned due to the sheer number of visitors that flock the city around this time.
Worst time to visit
May, June, July, August, September: High temperatures and extreme weather conditions make it very difficult to explore this place during these months.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 10 10 13 16 19 21 23 23 21 19 15 21
Maximum temprature (℃) 19 20 23 28 33 35 35 34 33 29 24 40
Rain fall (mm) 15 4 8 7 0 0 1 0 5 5 1 3
Population
19.5 (Millions)
Official Language
Arabic
Spoken Language
English is a common ... Read more
Other Language
Egyptian Arabic, Eng... Read more
Police
122
Ambulance
123
Taxi
Start Tariff: EGP 6.... Read more

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.31
Cup of Coffee USD 1.88
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.88
Rice/Kg USD 0.75
White Bread USD 0.63
Eggs (12) USD 1.25
Combo Meal USD 5.01
Fine Dining USD 19.59
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.31
Domestic Beer USD 1.88
Imported Beer USD 2.50
Bottle of Wine USD 12.52
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 2.50
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.19
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.31
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 219.61
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Climb the minarets at Bab Zuweila.
  • Take a felucca ride on the river Nile. 
  • Satisfy your tastebuds at Fasahat Soumaya
  • Take a private educational tour to a papyrus workshop.
Shopping
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Souvenir Suggestions

Mini pyramids 

Khayameya

Cotton Robes 

“Jilbab & Burqa” 

Jewelry Wooden Boxes

Belly dancing costume.

Tourist attractions in Cairo

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