You've booked your plane ticket and packed your bags, but what do you know about your next amazing vacation destination? Sit back and let us give you the basics about Cairo.
Cairo, the national capital of Egypt, is 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest from the noteworthy city, Port Said.
It is an area of Giza Governorate that around 7,700,000 people live in.
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Are you searching for the ideal base from which to explore Cairo's best attractions? You're not short of options. Egypt's wonderful capital has 151 accommodations to take your pick of.
If you're the sort of adventurer who longs for silky sheets, consider the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence (35 Giza Street) or the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza (1089 Corniche El Nile). More of a thrifty adventurer? The Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis (Corniche El Nil Street) and the Zayed Hotel (42 Abu El Mahasn El Shazly Square) may be the properties for you.
Luggage and passport ready to go? Awesome — jump on a plane to Cairo International Airport (CAI). Once you hit the tarmac, you'll be only 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the northeast from the heart of Cairo.
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Arriving by air? Sixt at Cairo International Airport is the outlet to rent from after you land.
If your accommodation is around the city, head to Avis at Meridien Heliopolis. You'll find it a mere 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the town center.
So many things to do and so little time. If you're keen to experience the best this city has to offer, add the Egyptian Museum and the Museum of Islamic Art to your travel schedule. If you have an extra day to spare, visit the Coptic Museum and Hanging Church too.
Purchase some unique and even handmade gifts for your family back home and sit and relax with a snack at Khan el-Khalili. Need some more options? If you can make plans to be near Sultan Hussan Mosque during the hours of prayer, you'll be engaged in an experience unlike any other. And there's more. Don't you ever think about what life was like a long time ago? Find your way to Saladin Citadel, a historic castle, and take part in a guided tour.
If you have a spare day or two and don't mind traveling 55 miles (89 kilometers), stop by El Faiyum. This happening destination is brimming with things to see and do. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, stop by Hawara Pyramid first. Next head on over to Governorate Building and Pyramids of El Fayoum. If this doesn't appeal, try Bi'r Hukir. Just 55 miles (89 kilometers) away, this destination features other great attractions including the Deir el-Baramus, Deir al-Suryani and Deir el-Baramouse. Spend the day here to get to all of them!
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This smoke-free hotel features a casino, a full-service spa, and 14 restaurants. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 14 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. 3 coffee shops/cafés offer dining options, while a poolside bar and an outdoor pool are also on site.
A full-service spa, 7 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, business center, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the health club and perks like free WiFi.
This smoke-free hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a playground, and barbecue grills are available on site. Enjoy a meal in one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés and freebies like WiFi in public areas and a roundtrip airport shuttle.
This luxury hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free WiFi.
A restaurant and a rooftop terrace are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and free airport pick-up. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.
A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy the health club.
A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and 2 spa tubs are all featured at this luxury hotel. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and in-room childcare. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.
This smoke-free hotel includes 4 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a health club. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool and kid-friendly dining. Enjoy the sauna and perks like free WiFi.
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