About Cairo

Looking for cheap flights to Cairo? Prepare to say "EZZAYEK" to the mother city of the world! Cairo is known to be a popular destination for history enthusiasts and museum lovers worldwide. Home to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Cairo Tower, the Egyptian Museum and the Sphinx, Cairo is a city packed with historical monuments and impressive museums that are worth a visit. The Coptic museum, the Cairo Opera House and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali are also attractions that tourists visit when in Cairo.

If you want to plan a visit to Cairo at a time where the weather in Egypt is not humid or hot, the best time to do so is from March to April. Known for its hot desert climate, Cairo's Nile River valley is an area that is sunny all year round. However, the winter in Cairo starts around October and lasts until February. The winter in Cairo is rainy and windy with an average of 22 degrees in the morning and 11 degrees in the evening.

Things to Know When You Travel to Cairo

Fun Things to do in Cairo

Fun Things to do in Cairo

During winter, the weather during the morning is perfect for outdoor activities like taking an exciting felucca ride in the Nile, exploring Khan El Khalili and its famous Al Fishawi Cafe, as well as enjoying a camel ride with a view of the Great Pyramids of Giza. During the winter, the weather is also great for enjoying an outdoor dinner cruise aboard the Nile Maxim , kayaking at the Nile Club and riding a quad bike in the desert with stunning pyramids view.

That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Cairo at any other time. You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like Sun City Mall and Cairo City Stars where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of the Middle East's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy countless family-friendly attractions like the Ice Planet in Family Land and KidZania at Cairo Festival City.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Cairo

Best Time to Book a Flight to Cairo

During Cairo’s peak season, which is between October and May, cheap flights to Cairo might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Cairo International Book Fair' 'Sham El Neseem celebration' and the 'Cairo International Film Festival' are happening.

Prices for flights to Cairo tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the low season, which is between July and August due to the heat.

Where to Stay When you Fly to Cairo

Where to Stay When you Fly to Cairo

If you're planning to book a flight to Cairo, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Novotel Cairo hotels and Cairo Paradise hotels where you can stay near the Downtown area and the airport, areas worth checking include Downtown Cairo, Al Haram and El Giza.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like Le Méridien Hotels and Intercontinental hotels, make sure to take a look at the accommodations in New Cairo City, 6th of October and Heliopolis where you’ll be closer to Carrefour El Maadi, the Citystars Shopping Mall and the Nile.

Where to Shop in Cairo

Where to Shop in Cairo

Whatever it is you're looking for, Cairo has it: Luxurious shopping malls like the Festival City Mall and the City Stars Mall, fun activities like the Nile Valley Travel day tours and the Egypt Paintball Academy paintball wars, and award-winning spas like the Four Seasons Hotel Nile Plaza Spa and Mandara Spa at the JW Marriott Hotel where stressed people can relax and unwind.

Home to Historic Cairo, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cairo is a bustling city that definitely deserves a visit. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Cairo, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Cairo vary depending on the chosen airline and the time of visit.

Famous Places to Visit in Cairo

Famous Places to Visit in Cairo

Cairo is home to World Famous attractions such as;

  • Khan el Khalili
  • Coptic Cairo area (old Cairo)
  • Giza Plateau pyramids and sphinx
  • Museum of antiquities
  • Downtown Cairo