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Cairo welcomes you

Cairo’s captivating blend of ancient marvels and lively chaos for an unforgettable adventure. Manoeuvring its lively streets resembles a game of vehicular Tetris, while the Pyramids of Giza offer prime selfie spots and camel rides for added fun. Dive into the vibrant Khan El Khalili bazaar for a sensory overload of souvenirs and spices, and don’t miss Masr alqadema’s rich heritage and whimsical charm. With quirky cats, floating churches, and playful museum exhibits, Cairo promises a journey through history filled with laughter and wonder.
Pack your sense of adventure and embrace the city’s infectious energy for an experience you won’t soon forget.

Touristic plans

    1. Plan Wisely:Arrange accommodation near your destination for easy access and timely attendance. With August being a peak season, book activities in advance to avoid disappointment.
    2. Beat the Heat:Pack light, breathable clothing and sun protection essentials for Cairo’s warm climate. Prioritise comfort while respecting local modesty norms.
    3. Respect Local Customs:Mind your manners by avoiding public displays of affection and asking before taking photos. Stay hydrated with bottled water, indulge in authentic cuisine, and engage with locals. Navigate streets cautiously, haggle respectfully, and tip generously. Learn basic Arabic phrases and adhere to rules at cultural sites.
 
With these tips, embark on an enriching journey through Egypt’s vibrant landscapes and captivating culture.

Where to visit in Cairo and beyond

Cairo, a vibrant hub of history and culture, offers a plethora of experiences for visitors to indulge in.
When in Cairo, make sure to explore iconic landmarks like the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum for its fascinating artifacts, the historic religious Cairo with its churches, mosques and bazaars, and don’t miss a stroll along the vibrant streets of Khan El Khalili market for a taste of local culture and cuisine.

If you’re looking for a camping experience within Cairo, consider visiting these locations: 

Wadi Degla National Park and Protected Area

Situated just 15 minutes from the Cairo suburb of Maadi, this rugged valley boasts a diverse array of wildlife, including deer, hares, red foxes, reptiles, Egyptian turtles, and various bird species. With its tranquil setting and rugged landscapes, it offers a peaceful escape into nature within the city, making it a favorite spot for scouts in Cairo.

The Petrified Forest Protectorate

Located approximately 30 km away from Cairo near Maadi, this reserve showcases the ancient history of the earth, with formations dating back at least 35 million years. Designated as a protectorate in 1989, it offers visitors a glimpse into the physical evolution of the planet.

Kottamia Astronomical Observatory

Home to the largest telescope in the Arab world, this observatory provides unparalleled opportunities for stargazing and astronomical observation. Situated in Cairo, it offers an unforgettable experience for astronomy enthusiasts in the Middle East and North Africa.

If you plan to venture beyond Greater Cairo, consider exploring the following destinations: 

Luxor

A UNESCO World Heritage city renowned for its breathtaking temples, towering obelisks, and the legendary Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. 

Aswan

Home to Nubia, the land of Gold, where the eternal Nile flows through the first and second cataracts, surrounded by captivating natural beauty that enchants the soul. 

Alexandria

Known as the bride of the Mediterranean Sea, this city is a melting pot of ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman cultures, with a storied history tied to Alexander the Great and Queen Cleopatra. 

Fayoum Oasis

A heaven where you can immerse yourself in Egyptian community life, partake in desert safaris, enjoy sandboarding activities, and explore the unique landscape of the Valley of the Whales. 

The Red Sea and Sinai

Renowned globally as one of the premier destinations for diving, snorkelling, and water sports, this region also boasts religious sites such as Mount Sinai and the historic St. Catherine Monastery. 

Where to Shop?

Shopping in Egypt offers a vibrant and diverse blend of ancient markets like Khan El Khalili and modern shopping malls such as City Stars, catering to diverse tastes with traditional crafts and luxury brands. 

  • Khan El Khalili
  • Shopping Malls
  • Souk al Fustat
Khan El Khalili
Khan El Khalili

Khan El Khalili, one of Africa and the Middle East's oldest and largest bazaars, is an iconic destination offering a maze of narrow streets and colorful market stalls selling spices, textiles, souvenirs, and traditional crafts. Its historic charm, ancient architecture, and bustling commerce make it a must-visit for tourists and locals alike. This souk is located in the historic center in Cairo, approximately a 20–30-minute drive from the venue. For the exact location, click here. 

Shopping Malls
Shopping Malls
Cairo boasts an array of malls where international brands mingle with local boutiques, cinemas, and entertainment facilities. These malls not only provide a haven for shoppers but also serve as social hubs where families and friends gather to shop, dine, and unwind amidst modern amenities and luxury. Here are some shopping malls and plazas near the venue: 
Souk al Fustat
Souk al Fustat
Souq El-Fustat, or Fustat market, is located at the heart of the old Cairo district. It houses some 50 galleries with Egyptian handicrafts that struggle to survive for fear of the danger of extinction. The souq is surrounded by a number of Islamic, Christian, and Jewish monuments in the section known as the Religious Complex that add more grandeur and authenticity to the souq with its unique crafts. For the exact location, click here