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Cairo Tour Ideas

Small-Group Camel Market Day Tour from Cairo

Small-Group Camel Market Day Tour from Cairo
Duration:
6 hours
From:
USD 68.16
Enjoy day tour to Camel Market (Souq al-Gamaal) in Cairo. See Hundreds of camels being sold and/or traded at the market on a daily basis.

Discover Cairo: Pyramids Of Giza And The Sphinx Short Trip

Discover Cairo: Pyramids Of Giza And The Sphinx Short Trip
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 34.00
Get the chance to 'Discover Cairo' as you never will. Your trip starts by a meeting a professional representative at your hotel, they will accompany you to the excursion where you will enjoy the sightseeing of the great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, followed by a stop at the Sphinx; an ancient symbol of the Pharaohs wisdom and strength embodied in a huge sculpture of a Pharaohs head on a lion's body.

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Cairo International Airport

Where is Cairo Airport?  


The capital and largest city of Egypt, Cairo's metropolitan area is the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world. Cairo is nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets", and has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life.


Modern Cairo was founded in 969 CE during the Fatimid dynasty, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of ancient city of Memphis, the remnants of which remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Located near the Nile Delta, the famous Giza pyramid complex is located within Cairo's geographical area.


Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA), or simply Cairo Airport, is located in Heliopolis, around 15 kilometres (9 miles) northeast of Cairo city centre, in the Cairo Governorate, Egypt.


In 2012, Cairo Airport served 14,711,500 passengers, making it the second busiest airport in Africa after Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in South Africa.


Cairo Airport is a hub for Air Cairo, AMC Airlines, EgyptAir, EgyptAir Express, Nesma Airlines, Nile Air and Air Go Airlines (Egypt). Other airlines that serve Cairo Airport include Aegean Airlines, Air France, Air Leisure, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, Iraqi Airways, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Petroleum Air Services, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia and Turkish Airlines.


Cities with flights to Cairo Airport include Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Baghdad, Bahrain, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Lagos, London, Madrid, Manila, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nairobi, New York, Paris, Riyadh, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Tel-Aviv, Toronto and Vienna.


Your best bet for a Cairo Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Here on a layover? Get out and see some sights one of these layover tours from Cairo Airport: "Family-Friendly Pyramids and Cairo Layover Tour", "Pyramids, Cairo and Nile Sail Layover Tour", "Wheelchair Accessible Pyramids, Sphinx and Valley Temple Layover Tour", "Pyramids, Sphinx and Camel Ride Layover Tour", "Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx and Camel Ride Layover Tour" or create your own Customized Layover Tour. All tours are led by an Egyptologist.


 

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You can easily get an Egyptian travel visa upon arrival. Simply proceed to one of the Bank counters and pay USD 15. They will place a visa sticker in your passport and then simply proceed to Immigration.




Additional Cairo Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 15 May 2017