Travel Blogs from Cairo
Our flight to Cairo was at at 6am. Because it was an international flight, you have to be at the airport at least 2 hours early and because we were staying quite a distance from the airport, we had to get up before 3am. Not my favourite time to rise but a small price to pay for adventuring the globe! There is quite a lot of civil unrest in Egypt at …
... the airport. Moments later we crossed the Nile, and I was now able to verify that it was indeed very green around the river. At the airport my guides were all business again. Within ten minutes I was checked in and ready to go. But I still had two hours before boarding time. My eyes lit up when I discovered the airport had free wifi, which unfortunately worked for all of five minutes. Oh well, I had plenty to read and write about. At the security check ...
... Ra-Horakhty - was represented with a falcon head and a sun disk headdress surrounded by a cobra. He was the living manifestation of Ra
Sekhmet - was represented as a woman with a lions head, was the eye of Ra, was the alternate form of Hathor and wife of Ptah
Seth - was represented with an aardvark head, was the red god, was the god of evil, chaos and violence, he killed his brother Osiris and was killed by Horace, the son of Isis.
... plate of pasta and lentils and crispy onions and an array of sauce —perfect travel food. Since the revolution tourism has been down across Egypt, but we have still been really surprised by the lack of Western tourists. We are the only people staying at our hotel and even the pyramids felt almost deserted. It makes for short lines and it has driven the prices down, so we’re loving it.
On our second day in Cairo we spent the morning walking around the ...
... taking the train to Aswan the following day. Rami phoned us in the morning and told us to go to end station on metro line then have a taxi-driver call him for directions.
Rami was waiting outside of Café Horus, the busy little shisha café that he owns, when we arrived. We got to know each other over a refreshingly cool glass of hibiscus tea, the tea of the Pharaohs. He seemed like an outgoing ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Three Pyramids Cairo
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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
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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
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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
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1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $278
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
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51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- Mi č davvero piaciuto
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بولاق, Cairo | 4 star hotel
- Great value & Superb location
- Poor show!
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1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $101
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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
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- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79