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How to amuse yourself within your trip to Cairo with things that aren’t included in tour packages?

Egypt tour packages always include landmarks of Egypt like monuments, museums, Nile cruising, or shores. However, Egypt tour packages will not tell you to do small oriental things to do on your trip to Egypt that will add Joy to your experience. Many things will always be at the top of your travel and tours and this stuff will always be in your things to do in Cairo.

Visiting Oriental (Baladi) Coffee Shops:

Baladi Coffee Shop in Cairo

Most people that come to Egypt go to some famous coffee shops like khan el Khalili or khan Khatun. But there are some regular coffee shops for regular people. Especially downtown, which has a special mood around it. Sitting in wooden chairs, in front of the small metal table (Taatouaa), listening to some songs from an old cassette.

That looks like the sound is coming from far away, mixing with the sounds of playing table games (Chawla or domino), and ordering shisha with tea or coffee, that's something to do in Cairo.

- Visiting Oriental Bar: Regardless of the nightclubs. That looks no difference everywhere; oriental bars in Cairo should be on the list of things to do in Cairo. There are oriental bars like Jamaica , Cub Door and Stella that serves oriental meze with local drinks, listening to Om Kalthoum. The most outstanding thing in these places is the atmosphere of affinity that starts from the barman. The other customers, the oriental old songs operating.

Eating Oriental Food:

Eating Oriental Food

Molokhia, Fattah, koshary and Maharshi, etc, All these kinds you should try. Going to Baha El Prince, Ezz El Menoufy, Koshary Abou Tarek, and Abou El seed to try oriental food is one of the things to do in Cairo. Egypt is cannot be missed in oriental food.

Attending Random Concert:

Random Concert in Cairo

In Cairo, there are many places to attend concerts like El Sawy Cultural Wheel, Cairo Opera House, Darb 17 18, Room Art Space, and El Dammah Theater. All of these always have concerts to attend. So getting random concerts will help you Identify types of Egyptian music and sure this will be joyful. Therefore, this is also one of the things to do in Cairo, Egypt surprisingly has great types of music. All that with the best tour packages in Egypt.

Enjoying the lights of Cairo on mount top:

Cairo on mount top

One of the most outstanding things to do in Cairo (Choose the best Egypt tour packages) is seeing the city from the top of Mokattam Hills, enjoying the fresh air, and eating Hummus El sham, sweet potato, and salted lupine. Recommending for this view to bring your headphones with your favorite music.

Enjoying a Hot Drink at the Corniche:

Hot Drink at the Corniche

Many bridges in Egypt have chairs to sit in and enjoy the Nile view. As the Nile is not only for the high-end customers of the expensive Nile ships, not only does it cost less, but also it tastes different. So sitting on a bridge with a glass of hot drink is a thing you should add to your list of things to do in Cairo.

Exploring Sufi Habits (tour packages in Egypt):

Sufi Habits

Try to visit and enter mosques that have a Sufi background. Such as El Hussien mosque, El Sayeda Zeinab mosque, and El Sida Nafisa mosque. And ask for the times of El Hadra that will give you unprecedented spiritual experience listening to them praying and watching their dance. It is also a good musical experience.

Hanging Out in Old Cairo's Streets:

Old Cairo Streets

While your visit to Amr ibn al-As mosque or the religious complex in old Cairo. Take little time hanging out in the sub-streets of the city watching the old houses and the old rock walls. Sit in an oriental (Baladi) coffee shop. We are sure that this experience cannot be missed in your list of things to do in Cairo.

Be sure that these are not the only things you should do in Cairo. Egypt, in general, has much more fun. However, we tried to collect some unusual, not common things to do in Cairo. There is much more that will surprise you. You should know that things on this list do not cost you much, which means that you can afford them easily. Besides your main, tour regardless of your Travel package.

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Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour is different and unique. If you go on a Nile cruise, you can visit Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor in the South and enjoy the temples, tombs, and the treasures of the Nile. In the North, enjoy the Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara. Mosques, churches in Cairo, and many landmarks located in the city of Alexandria. On the East, Enjoy a beach tour for diving, snorkeling, and swimming in the Red sea. Every city has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.

Your Egypt Tours is one of the leading and pioneer travel agencies in the Egyptian tourism industry. We offer very special care and personal touch to our clients making them feel at home with their family. Great and high-quality service to ensure that your trip with us is one of a lifetime. In addition, the commonly known reasons such as our customers’ feedback and testimonials, competitive prices - excellent customer service, punctuality and. Most important of all, our customers safety and enjoying every minute in your trip are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.

It usually varies according to the type of tourist trip in Egypt, but the average cost for spending one week in Egypt is 1600 USD including visiting alot of tombs and temples and sailing on a 4 or 5 stars Nile cruise.

Don't drink the tap water - it is highly chlorinated. However, with enough time in Egypt, you could potentially grow accustomed to the water. This doesn't mean that the tap water is polluted, it simply means that you are not used to it, and you might get stomach problems. This happened to most people when they visit a country for the first time. They were simply not used to water there. It's a similar situation here. It is advisable to drink Bottled water during your entire holiday. That is why it is strongly advisable that you don't drink the tap water, and use it only for washing and brushing your teeth.

Enjoy Egypt Tours From September until March. It is the perfect time when the weather is good and mild. From September until mid-November, when it is very nice and the temperatures are pleasant for all activities - around 25 C to 15 C. mid-Nov until the end of February is wintertime when temperatures during the day are around 12 or 15 C, and at night can drop to about 7 or 8 C. In March and April, the weather is still so nice and travelers can enjoy the Easter vacation. From May to September is the summer season. Spending summertime in a desert climate does not appeal to most travelers. Average daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s and low to mid-90s, although they can jump up into three digits in the South as in Luxor and Aswan. Summer is really hot here, prices go down and it is a good chance for travelers with a tight budget.

It is usually hot and sunny. winter falls between November and January, and the peak of the summer months is between June and August. Winters are generally mild, although temperatures can fall below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at night. In the Western Desert. Cairo and areas of the Nile Delta may experience a few rainy days during winter. Summers can be unbearably hot, especially in the desert and other areas of the country's interior. In Cairo, average summer temperatures regularly exceed 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius), while the record high for Luxor and Aswan, popular tourist destinations on the banks of the River Nile, is 110 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius).

Safety and security are our first and foremost concerns! Egypt is a very safe country with a low crime rate. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, accommodations and sightseeing nationwide have finalized sterilization and disinfection in light of the Egyptian government's efforts to implement precautionary measures against the COVID-19. In addition, our company has followed the same procedures to make all our staff, guides, and drivers are well-trained with the current events to prevent and stop the spread of this outbreak. Traveling the world is a joyful experience and we want to do our part to keep the anticipation stress-free.

There are many things to do in Egypt during your visit depending on your interests and character. Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority if you are a history and culture lover. You must visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan. You can visit the city of Hurghada, Marsa Alam, or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy many activities there such as diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, or swimming. You may like to go on a safari trip in the western desert if you are an adventurer. Many other activities are available in every single Egyptian city

The high season for tourism is all year with winter and spring being peak season for cultural travels with lots of sightseeing. Weather in Egypt is perfect for many kinds of tourism, and if coming in June, July, and August, head for the seaside resorts. Those months are very warm with temperatures that can reach around 45C. and the humidity is about 70 to 80%, but it is bearable with the sea and large swimming pools nearby. So the period of the high summer season is also a bit busy as hotels fill up with tourists from all over the world looking for a bargain, lots of sunshine, diving, snorkeling, etc. It is also a primary vacation time in Europe. If you come in the deep summer season you can still enjoy it because you can always sightsee early in the morning and go again at night when the sunsets. You will definitely need good sunscreen and a lot of liquids to drink with a nice hat on your head. Summer is a good time for people looking for good rates in accommodation and other services.

Egypt is a Muslim country and the dress code is towards the conservative side, especially for women. That being said, we are used to seeing travelers from all over the world. My suggestion would be to wear light clothes and not to wear short shorts, short skirts and alike to avoid the occasional unwanted stare. But it's really up to you. When you visit religious places (synagogues, churches, and mosques) you do need to cover your shoulders and wear over the knee dresses, if you are planning to wear one of course. If you plan to attend the Nile dinner cruise, there is no need for formal wear unless you want to make that night a special night! Also, you will be sharing this experience with other travelers so you can dress however you feel most comfortable.

You can get your visa when you arrive at Cairo Airport. It is an easy process for USA, UK, Canadian, Australian and European citizens. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, at the port of entry just before the immigration booth. The visa will cost you $25 US Dollars and after buying it; you just stick it on any empty page on your passport. Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. You can also apply for E-Visa via the official electronic visa portal:

Your Egypt Tours travel agency recommends two weeks so that you can enjoy the temples and tombs of Luxor and Aswan, explore the sights of Cairo, and relax in the Red Sea islands and nature reserves.

There are many Nile cruises. Not to name one but your choice depends on many things to put in mind such as the number of nights you want to spend on the cruiser, your budget, and the standard of the Nile cruise. We recommend you choose a 5-star luxury Nile cruise, and if you are looking for a private Nile River cruise you can choose Dahabiya cruises, it is only for the small-group tour, about 15 people. Most cruises have. There is another way of cruising the Nile, which is the Felucca boat. It is traditional and charming but it is cheap as long as it will be ok to sleep on the deck exposed to mosquitos and most of these boats do not have a toilet

The best time to visit Egypt is generally from October to April where it is suitable for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Egypt travel usually have guided tours to archaeological sites, museums, and historical landmarks. Also have optional activities may include hot air balloon rides over Luxor, snorkeling in the Red Sea, or desert safaris.

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