Cairo City Breaks

Cairo Tour Packages and City Breaks are designed for a stopover or a long weekend in Cairo. These two to five day itineraries are packed with exciting sites and activities so that you can make the most of a short trip to Egypt. Enjoy privately guided trips to the Giza Pyramids, Islamic Cairo, Cairo’s Citadel and many more sites from anicnet, medieval and modern Cairene history.

2 Day: Cairo Short Break

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3 Day: Cairo Short Break

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4 Day: Cairo Short Break

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5 Day Tour of Cairo – Cairo Short Break

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Tips

  • The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, The value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 0.056 LE to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt.
  • Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly.
  • The metro is one of the best ways to move in Cairo.
  • Arabic is the official language, English is widely used.
  • Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Koshary”, Egyptian pasta.
  • Try Kebab & Kofta, Egyptian traditional meat.

Highlights

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
  • See Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor.
  • Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Dive or snorkel in Sinai or cities situated on the Red Sea.
  • Going on a Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vise versa.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo.
  • Visit Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Visit the Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
  • Exploring Islamic Cairo on foot.

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