Travel Blogs from Cairo
... faint of heart (or claustrophobic), the shaft down into the center of the pyramid was not only very long, but extremely narrow, and became increasingly hotter as one descended. In fact, Jen only made it about a third of the way before deciding a report and pictures from Jason would satisfy her curiosity.
The pyramids were a perfect way to end a fantastic stay in Cairo and a great start to our vacation. Tomorrow we begin our Nile cruise. ...
... and Andy came in with us. Looked brand new, lashed together as per how they would have expected it to have been put together 1,500 years ago. Were initially disappointed as went inside the museum, after first putting on thick cloth over-shoes. There was a 1:10 scale model and some photos of the discovering of the tomb, and some cases with bits of rope and knots etc in. Then suddenly looked up and there was the full sized boat hanging up in the roof area of the museum. ...
... us around and keep us safe. We came through heavy rain this morning just like a tropical rainstorm and have been told to expect that while we are here. Yesterday while at the pyramids we had Cairo's annual rainfall... All of the ten drops they get!! Alexandria's skyline boasts the fires out of pipes which indicate their gas resources and petrol is 3 Egyptian pounds a litre equivalent to about 60 NZ cents!! Wish you were all ...
... must have been so good at their job as some of the mummies were from as early as 1279 B.C and still had hair. I have to say it was a bit creepy as they really did still look like people. The most impressive one for me was King Ramesses the 2nd he looked really good for being dead for over 3000 years. We ended up spending nearly 5 hours in the museum and i could have spent longer there was just so much to see. Good thing we are going back ...
... Which is unheard of, once tourism picks up again you may wait several hours just to get a look at some of these sites. So get yourself there!
And once you start to plan your trip, I’d highly recommend seeing the country with On The Go tours. This is one of the countries where you do really want to go with an organized tour – in relation to the west, you’re dealing with a completely foreign language and culture, and in a third world country, so having ...
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Wouldn't have changed a thing
- Shame about the AirConditioning
- Good hotel, lousy food
باب البحر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Un hotel con mucho ruido, mal ubicado para turistas
- Excellent hotel
- Ups and Downs
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $120
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $102
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $138
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $169
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $175
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Loved the Sofitel El Gezirah
- Me encantó el Sofitel El Gezirah
- J'ai adoré le Sofitel El Gezirah
65 Abd El Hamid Badawi st, Heliopolis, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Family friendly
- Accueillant pour les familles
- Nice hotel with good customer service
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $278
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- Mi è davvero piaciuto
- Simply loved it
بولاق, Cairo | 4 star hotel
- Great value & Superb location
- Poor show!
- Helpful and friendly staff throughout
1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $101
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Abdel Hamid Badawi Street Extension, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $97
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $147
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $171
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $162
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $87
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79