Arabic (French and English widely spoken)
Egyptian Pound (EGP)
GMT/BST +2 hours
Come and discover the capital city of Egypt, Cairo for a holiday full of culture and experience. Cairo is the second biggest city in the Muslim world and is packed full to the brim of things to do and see. Cairo is not just a holiday destination, it’s also a city where people live and work which means that there’s a perfect blend between the old and new. A holiday in Cairo is like being stood in an outdoor museum, everywhere you go and look there is evidence of this area complex and intriguing history.
No holiday to Egypt would be complete without a visit to the Pyramids. Every visitor to Cairo must visit the Gizah Pyramids, words can’t do justice to the enormity and complexity of these structures which will definitely leave you speechless when you see them. Although not for everyone, some may like to visit Khan el Khalili; a bustling commercial quarter where you will be able to pick up real souvenirs and really feel part of this lively city as well as getting a real glimpse into true Egyptian culture.
The River Nile runs through Cairo and there is a huge number of activities for you to enjoy on the River – from a Nile Cruise to a spot of lunch or a pre dinner drink.
If you manage to get through all the historical sights whilst on holiday in Cairo there are plenty of other activities that you can do. If Cairo didn’t already have enough attractions in the city alone, there’s also a zoo and botanical gardens that you can wander around in and work up an appetite for some Egyptian cuisine.
There are a lot of restaurants and cafes for you to sample the local delicacies. Whilst on holiday in Cairo you must try Ful Medames Egypts , a vegetarian dish of mashed broad beans served with eggs. If you really want to have a true Egypt holiday experience the resorts of Sharm El Sheik and Hurghada are within easy reach by plane.
By booking with lastminute.com you can go on holiday to this amazing location for an amazing price. We don’t like to call them cheap holidays as this suggests they are second class holidays. Holidays with lastminute.com are just as good quality as expensive holidays but without the big price tag. Book your affordable holiday to Cairo with lastminute.com.
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