And, the story always begin in Cairo, which is one of the most fascinating places in the world. Our EgyptTourSpecialists
made a list of attractions which might make your vacation much more special;
Shopping in Khan el-Khalili
Cairo is, by its very essence, the ultimate shopping city. Throughout its history, it played the role of waypoint in the trade between Africa, the Middle East, Europe and even the Far East. Fabrics and spices from Far East would be exchanged for silk from Italy, incense and gold from Arabic countries and Africa, woodwork from Syria and carpets from Central Asia. All these can be still found in Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and you can enjoy bargain in hundreds of shops.
Enjoy magical sunset of Cairo in highest point of the city.
The Cairo Tower is one of the few spots in Cairo you can get up high and have a great view. It’s also a lot cooler at the top because of the wind and its island location, making it a great escape from summer weather.
Taste Egyptian Cuisine & Cook with Dina Sarhan’s Cooking Classes
Dina Sarhan is opening her doors to travelers and offers courses for hobbyist cook, children, and even professional grade classes for those interested in a career in cookery.
Smell the Egyptian harmony in a perfume factory
People who visit Egypt talk about the Pyramids, the Sound and Light Show, the Nile River or the Red Sea. But they are not letting in on a secret; Egypt’s sensuous history still shows through its perfume. There are hundreds of perfume shops in Cairo, as Egypt is a major source of perfume oils for the Parisian market. The industry is as old as the pyramids.
Experience and Learn Belly Dance by professionals
A 25 years male dancer at the Mahmoud Reda Troup, he has been all around the World representing the Folkloric Dances of his native country, Egypt. Nowadays he is the teacher of the new generation dancers of the Mahmoud Reda Troup in Cairo. You can enjoy private classes and excel yourself. For more information you can contact Mahmoud Reda Troup.
Dine in a cruise on fascinating Nile.
It is a fabulous way to enjoy a night on the Nile while you are in Cairo. You can dine on a cruise boat sailing trip on the Nile with belly dancer, folklore show, western music and dinner on a 5 star cruise. You’ll be delighted in local Chef’s menu along with a selection of Egyptian favorites, made with the freshest ingredients, and prepared to make it a memorable dining experience.
Enjoy Golf at the Mena House Oberoi
There must be very few golf courses that can beat this location at Mena House Oberoi. One of the oldest in Cairo, this lovely course enjoys a tranquil setting beneath the shadow of the Giza Pyramids. The 18-hole golf course is open to members and hotel guests.
Join diving trips of the British Sub-Aqua Club.
This club welcomes people from all over the world to join its dive trips, and enroll on its free training courses. It is worth joining if you are interested in sub-aqua diving, as the British Sub-Aqua Club certificate is recognized worldwide. Members meet every other Tuesday at the British Embassy for discussions and dive-related entertainment.