About Cairo Egypt


Let's have a look around into background of Cairo Egypt
  • Region: Al Qahirah
  • State: Egypt
  • Country: 30.05
  • Latitude: 31.25
  • Longitude: -85.1288889
  • Time zone: Africa/Cairo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Cairo Egypt

  • Climate: Hot Desert climate (hot, dry summers and cool winters)
  • Best Time to Visit: March-April, October-November

Location

The capital city of Egypt, Cairo stands on the head of the Nile river delta and is the largest city.

Distance from Cairo Egypt center to Airport

Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)

Driving Distance:  9 miles /19 km

Driving Time: 21 minutes

Languages: Egyptian, Arabic

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)
  • Rail: Egyptian National Railways (ENR)
  • Road: Bus –Private owned public buses

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 10% of the Bill
  • Housekeeper: 5-10 LE per Day
  • Concierge: Between 7 – 10 LE

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 20 LE

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Giza,
  • Gizeh

Emergency Contact Numbers in Cairo Egypt city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 123/122/180

Railroad: +20 2 25748279

Airport: +20 2 22655000

Hospital:  +20 2 25748279 (Coptic Hospital)

Events

 

Tourist Attractions

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  • Tahrir Sqaure
  • Cairo Tower
  • The Citadel of Cairo

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cairo Opera House
  • Heaven Team Theatre
  • Khedivial Opera House

Visit Top Restaurants in Cairo Egypt

  • Zitoni
  • Felfela

Top Shopping Centers in Cairo Egypt

  • First Mall
  • City Stars Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Zamalek Art Gallery
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Egyptian Balady Salad – Zitouni
  • Singari Grouper –Sequoia
  • Fava beans (Taamia)

Sports Club

El Sharkia (Field Hockey)

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 22.36 EG£/ 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 4.00EG£ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,163.04EG£
  • Cheap meal: 60.00EG£
  • Gasoline: 3.50EG£/ liter
  • 3 course meal: 300.00EG£
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