12 days in Cairo Itinerary

12 days in Cairo Itinerary

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Cairo
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Cairo

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More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara), Giza (Pyramids of Dahshour, Mastaba of Ti, & more) and Ismailia (Ismailia Museum & Natural Science Museum). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Mosque of Al-Azhar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Ibn Tulun, explore the ancient world of Thebes, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Ramesses II.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo day trip planning tool .

In August in Cairo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Ismailia, Thebes, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser

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