Cairo Itinerary 4 Days

Must-see Places in Cairo in 4 Days

4 Days is a long enough time for you to visit all the must-see places in Cairo, have the best experiences and to make a lot of memories. Below is a list of attractions that you may cover in Cairo in 4 days.

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Fringing the world’s longest river and gracefully donning its identity of that as Egypt’s capital, Cairo draws several visitors all year along. What lies beneath a surfacing concrete chaos is a treasure trove of history that is certain to delight even the most impassive of souls. A brilliant mix of the urban and ancient Cairo is expansive, also credited to be Egypt’s largest city. A cultural compound, a clutch of enlightening museums, a land rich in history and a throng of minarets that also have it being titled “the city of a thousand minarets”, Cairo’s goodness can aptly be covered in four days. The following Cairo Itinerary 4 Days is what an ideal plan should look like.

How to see Cairo in 4 days?

Day 1 in Cairo

Embark on your first day in Cairo by covering some of its most popular attractions, probably the reason why you undertook this Cairo exploration! The attractions of Pyramids Of Giza, Keops Pyramid, and the Islamic Cairo lies within proximity of each other and can be covered leisurely in a matter of some three-odd hours. The region where these three attractions are set lies at a distance of twenty kilometers from the city center and thus it is a good idea to start your first day in Cairo by seeking some tranquil respite at the Mohamed Ali Mosque. Conclude the day by exploring the eclectic Old Town where you will also get a glimpse of the authentic nightlife.

Day 2 in Cairo

On your second day in this city, venture out to see the magnificent Sphinx and Khafre, The Second Pyramid that lie at a very close distance from each other. Next up is the stunning The Serapeum Of Saqqara that will require you travel an odd hour more from the Giza Necropolis. These are some sights that boast of Cairo’s wealthy past and a must on every list of things to do in Cairo. You can relish a local lunch at one of the many restaurants around these attractions before you head to The Egyptian Museum towards the end of the day. Given its location in the city center, you could also choose to come back to your accommodation, replenish and head to this museum around evening.

Day 3 in Cairo

On Day 3, you must head to the delightful ancient town of Memphis. It holds great significance for being the capital of Aneb-Hetch, ancient Egypt’s first nome. The burial ground of Memphis is Sakkara which is also an incredible site and often combined with visits to Memphis. Next, head to the Step Pyramid Of Zoser which is known for its beautiful archaeological remains. Before you go back to the city center, the Al Azhar Park is a recommended visit. This park is a refreshing break from all the history you have garnered at the former attractions. This park is a stunning park boasting of manicured lawns, fountains, and even open-air cafes and restaurants; the ultimate place to unwind and call it a day!

Day 4 in Cairo

You can is less of traveling and more of chilling. Head to the malls like Nile City Towers and Arkadia Mall for some retail therapy. Follow this shopping by checking out the museum of Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya). Have the evening to yourself!

Tours in Cairo Worth Adding to Your 4-Day Trip

The several attractions that Cairo offers will definitely add up to your experience. Hence, without any delay, book some interesting and fun tours such as

Best Hotels in Cairo for 4 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Holiday of more than 4 days in Cairo can give you freedom to explore the city in detail. Taste the best of life at Cairo. You can explore city on your own or opt for some tours. Check travel ideas for longer holidays like 5 days or 6 days in Cairo here.

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