New Cairo City Tourism

New Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة الجديدة‎‎ el-Qāhera el-Gedīda) is a city covering an area of about 30,000 hectares (70,000 acres) on the southeastern edge of Cairo Governorate, 15 miles from Maadi. New Cairo is one of the new cities, which have been built, in and around Cairo to alleviate the congestion in downtown Cairo. It was established in the year 2000 by presidential decree number 191. Located in what was formerly Helwan, and located between affluent Maadi and Heliopolis, New Cairo ranges in elevation between 250 and 307 metres (820 and 1,007 ft) above sea level. The settlement could ultimately have a population of 5 million. When compared to 6th of October City, also built with the hopes of alleviating the strain on Cairo, more homes are being rented out in New Cairo than in 6 October City.


Explore popular vacation packages for New Cairo City, Egypt and kick-start your vacation planning for free. After your splendid visit to New Cairo City, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Cairo. Cairo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Pyramids Of Giza, Keops Pyramid, Sphinx. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to New Cairo City.

New Cairo City is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of New Cairo City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 86.17 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 76.83 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 72.44 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85.07 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 61.48 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 88.07 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 78.14 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 80.65 (Very High)
  • How safe is New Cairo City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Cairo City.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.44 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.78 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.61 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.29 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 56.8 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.02 (High)
    • Attacks 48.22 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.81 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.4 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.3 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.55 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.68 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of New Cairo City is 76.54 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 47.57 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.45 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 93.95 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.54 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 27.9 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 42.92 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.63 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 24.82 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Cairo City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.56 USD

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