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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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                                                                                                  Very nice flat!!!

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                                                                                                  Soma's apartment will offer you an authentic Egyptian experience. Your first impression may be a little surprising as it is in an area close to the pyramids and there is only sand leading you to the building with many people on camels and horses as well as goats in the street. When you get up to the apartment you will find a lovely air conditioned spacious apartment, very clean and comfortable. The price is very reasonable and she has all of the items you will need to settle in for a great vacation. The best part is in the evening watching the sun set from the balcony as you look out at the pyramids. Amazing. Soma can also help you find a tour company to help you get around the city. The traffic is horrendous in Cairo and guides are very reasonable. I suggest that you ask to be set up with Amany who is with World Tour to Egypt. She did an amazing job showing us amazing sites in Cairo. Soma lives near the apartment and was very available to us when we had questions. She is a lovely person and helped make our trip to Egypt a safe and incredibly interesting experience.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017