Cairo in Egypt is synonymous with the grand pyramids at Giza and the holy Islamic mosques that dot its alleys. Egyptians are helpful and lively and you’ll also find them not averse to nightlife in general. If you are looking forward to marvel at the golden desert sands and go boating along the Nile, Cairo is your one-stop destination this holiday. With a car rental in Cairo to explore the various attractions available, you are sure to never experience a dull moment in this vibrant Arabesque metropolis.
Giza, a short drive from Cairo, is one of the most prominent tourist attractions near the city. Replete with historic spots, the most magnificent structures are undoubtedly the Pyramids of Giza, the only remaining Seventh Wonder of the World. The Pyramids of Khufu and Khafreh are other pyramids adorning Giza’s unique pyramid collection. In addition, you can visit the Solar Baroque Museum , the Sphinx (another Heritage Structure at Giza), the Queens’ Pyramids, the Tombs nearby and many more excavation sites. Horse racing and camel rides near the desert are also a pleasurable activity in the desert, all of which can be accessed with a car for hire in Cairo.
Cairo has more tourist marvels than you can accommodate in your schedule. However, you must not miss the Islamic Village, where you’ll find the serenading Mohammed Ali Pasha Mosque, the souks, where aromatic spices are sold, and the Abdeen Palace. Other delights in downtown Cairo include the Hanging Church, the Cairo Tower, the Egyptian Museum, and the Ibn Tulun. The Pharoanic Village is another highlight in Cairo and deserves a visit.
Whether it is smoking the ‘sheesha’ or having ‘cape’ in one of the cafeterias on the street, Cairo has a lot of unusual experiences to offer you. Haggling in the souks, riding feluccas on the Nile River, and visiting the Giza Zoo for fine desert specimens are other activities you’ll love. While here, do not forget to try your hand at some belly dancing and moonlight safaris in the desert with a car for rent in Cairo. You’d sure have a lot of fun in Cairo.
Cairo is surrounded by various cities located nearby. Shubrah El Khaima and Giza are within ten kilometres from the Cairo city centre. Places like Tagamoa, Helwan, El Quababt are other places that can be reached within two hours from Cairo and are an easy drive with a rented car. On the whole, you’d have an enjoyable Arabian vacation in Cairo and would want to come back for more.
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