Cairo Itinerary 5 Days
Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in Cairo using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.
- Mohamed Ali Mosque
- Islamic Cairo
- Old City
- Kefre, The Second Pyramid
- Pyramids Of Giza
- Al- Azhar Park
- Mosque Of Ibn Tulun
- Mosque And Madrasa Of Sultan Hassan
- Keops Pyramid
- Sound And Light Show At Karnak
- Step Pyramid Of Zoser
- Cave Church
- The Egyptian Museum
- Ben Ezra Synagogue
- Saladin Castle
- The Serapeum Of Saqqara
- Bab Zuweila
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5 Days in Cairo - Perfect Vacation Guide
With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Cairo is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Cairo when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!
Are 5 days enough for Cairo tour?
Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Cairo ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Cairo. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Cairo. You can visit popular places in Cairo, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.
How much money for 5 days in Cairo?
The budget cost of 5 days in Cairo is USD 145. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.
What to pack for Cairo 5 days vacation?
- Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Cairo are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
- Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
- Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!
What to see in Cairo in 5 days?
Pyramids Of Giza, Keops Pyramid, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo must be a part of your Cairo itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss The Egyptian Museum, Mohamed Ali Mosque, The Serapeum Of Saqqara. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Cairo, you can add The Pyramids At Dahshur and Old City to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.
Cairo travel tips for first-timers
- Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Cairo like its food!
- Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Cairo.
- List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.
Getting around Cairo in 5 days
You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Cairo on your own, at your own pace.
Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Cairo
Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Cairo. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.
Where to stay in Cairo for 5D4N vacation?
For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Cairo, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.
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