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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Cairo, Egypt your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking to jet off to a place full of beauty and historic interest should try the Egyptian capital city, Cairo. There is so much for visitors to do and see here making it a great location for a holiday at any time of the year. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Cairo, Egypt

Visitors to Cairo will find many delightful views in the area which can be enjoyed by hiking or cycling. A popular tourist attraction here is to take a horse or camel ride in the desert amongst the famous pyramids. Anyone looking for a round of golf will not have far to travel as there is an 18-hole course and floodlit driving range overlooking the pyramids. Holidaymakers can also play tennis or try a spot of fishing. Holidaymakers can get spectacular views of the city in a hot air balloon. Several cafes and restaurants can be found in Cairo with a variety of dining options ranging from fast food to African and Asian cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from grocery stores and supermarkets as well as arts and crafts from the markets.

Places to visit on holiday to Cairo, Egypt

Probably the most famous sights in Egypt are the pyramids including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, which stands some 137 metres high. Another impressive sight here is the world famous Sphinx. The Egyptian Museum has a huge collection of antiques and is well worth a visit. There are some other great pieces of architecture here such as the freestanding concrete Cairo Tower, which stands 187 metres tall, while the Qahira Fatimid Mosque dates back to 972 BC. The city is also brimming with culture and holidaymakers can pay a visit to places such as the Cairo Opera House. Cruises along the River Nile are another popular tourist attraction for visitors to Cairo.

Weather in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is has a very hot summer between May and October, and a mild winter from November to April. The hottest months are generally June and July when the average maximum temperature is 34 degrees centigrade. January is the coolest month with an average high of 18 degrees centigrade and a low of 9 degrees. There is very little rain throughout the year with December the wettest with just an average of 6mm.

Travel to Cairo, Egypt

Cairo International Airport (CAI) is located in the north east part of Cairo and has flights to many international airports with EgyptAir. These include Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF), Brussels (BRU), Geneva (GVA), Istanbul-Atatürk (IST), Johannesburg (JNB), Lisbon (LIS), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Vienna (VIE) amongst others. A shuttle bus service and a public bus service operate from the airport to Giza and there are also taxis available. Avis, Budget, Europcar, J Car, Hertz and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport.

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