Cairo, Egypt Travel Guide

From the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx to the posh rooftop hotel of The Kempinski Nile Hotel, this is your travel guide for the things to do in and around Cairo, Egypt.


Activities
Khan El-Khalili Market
One of Cairo's large and impressive markets in the heart of the city. Browse the aisles for traditional crafts and souvenirs.
woman, market, old oil lamps, khan el khalili, cairo, egypt
Photo by Ian Cumming / Axiom Photographic Agency / Getty Images
  • Cairo, Egypt

Khan El-Khalili Market

One of Cairo's large and impressive markets in the heart of the city. Browse the aisles for traditional crafts and souvenirs.
Cairo, Egypt
The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World and one of the most famous tourist attractions on the globe. The Great Sphinx is a large, human-headed lion that was carved from a mound of natural rock to guard the front of Khafra’s pyramid. It is extraordinarily impressive, as are all the pyramids. 
  • Giza, Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World and one of the most famous tourist attractions on the globe. The Great Sphinx is a large, human-headed lion that was carved from a mound of natural rock to guard the front of Khafra’s pyramid. It is extraordinarily impressive, as are all the pyramids. 
Giza, Egypt

Hotels
The Kempinski Nile Hotel
The gorgeous, 5-star Kempinski Hotel is located in the heart of Cairo, within walking distance of the Nile River, the Cairo Tower and the Egyptian Museum. The hotel’s rooftop has a lap pool and showcases amazing views of the city.

The Kempinski Nile Hotel

The gorgeous, 5-star Kempinski Hotel is located in the heart of Cairo, within walking distance of the Nile River, the Cairo Tower and the Egyptian Museum. The hotel’s rooftop has a lap pool and showcases amazing views of the city.
Cairo, Egypt
Phone: +20 2-2798-0000

Restaurants & Bars
Felfela Restaurant
A traditional restaurant in Cairo specializing in simple, tasty and reasonably priced Middle Eastern cuisine.
  • 15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi, Cairo, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt

Felfela Restaurant

A traditional restaurant in Cairo specializing in simple, tasty and reasonably priced Middle Eastern cuisine.
15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi, Cairo, Egypt Cairo, Egypt
Phone: +20 2-2392-2833

Transportation
Cairo International Airport
Located 14 miles northeast of Cairo, Egypt's busy Cairo Airport serves more than 16 million passengers from all over the globe each year.
cairo international airport terminal 2
Photo by By English: Robert Frola (Flickr) [GFDL or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
  • Orouba Rd, Heliopolis
  • Cairo, 11432 Egypt

Cairo International Airport

Located 14 miles northeast of Cairo, Egypt's busy Cairo Airport serves more than 16 million passengers from all over the globe each year.
Orouba Rd, Heliopolis Cairo, Egypt

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