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Cairo, the capital and largest city of Egypt, has astonished tourists with its gigantic pyramids, archaeological sites and winding streets that remind one of an ancient bygone era. The distinct food and entertainment options will add an extra zing to your experience here. The destination has a wide range of fun-packed tourist spots and activities that’ll entice every traveller and enthusiast. Come; get acquainted with some of the inherent aspects of Cairo.

 

Holiday in Cairo

 

The Hustle and Bustle of Khan el-Khalili

Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. Mostly occupied by Egyptians, this tourist attraction has a wide variety of shops and stores that sell memoirs, antiques and jewellery. Also, there are several coffeehouses, restaurants and street-food joints in different areas of the market. The loud voices of trades and the sharp smell of spices make you feel that you have travelled back in time to some old bazaar.

 

Felucca Cruise on the Nile

Enjoy an incredible felucca ride on the famous River Nile – the longest river in the world. The participants get an exclusive opportunity to admire the city from the waterway and learn more about the culture and history from a private guide. Couples often go on these rides at sunset for a perfectly romantic experience.

 

The Magnificent Cairo Tower

This free-standing concrete tower, with the height of 187 metres, was the tallest structure in Africa before the construction of South Africa’s Hillbrow Tower. However, Cairo Tower is the tallest monument in Egypt for half a century now! The best time to visit this monument is at dusk when you’ll see the illumination of the tower and the glimmering city lights with Giza and Sakkara pyramids on the western side.

 

Go on a Private Tour of Old Cairo 

By taking this tour, you can learn about the history of Christianity in Old Cairo through archaeological sites and cultural exhibits. The private guide takes you to some of the oldest buildings of the country and shares his in-depth knowledge about these spots. You’ll get to know about the Copt people – the natives of Egypt who followed the Christian faith religiously.

 

Quad Bike around the Pyramids of Giza

For a thrilling experience, adventure-freaks can ride quad bikes around the Pyramids of Giza. As an adventurer, you can race across the Giza plain, soar up and down the low dunes, and feel the rush of the warm desert air. Obviously, you can stop at any point to watch and admire the beautiful scenery around you.

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