8 days in Cairo Governorate & Giza Itinerary

8 days in Cairo Governorate & Giza Itinerary

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8 days in Cairo Governorate & Giza Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  18​h 15​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Calgary


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.
For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cairo day trip tool .

Calgary, Canada to Cairo is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Calgary to Cairo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, you will find days in Cairo are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Shopping Museums


Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
You've now added Great Sphinx to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Mastaba of Ti, then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then view the masterpieces at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, see the interesting displays at Imhotep Museum, then make a trip to Step Pyramid of Djoser, and finally look for gifts at The Golden Perfume Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Giza online itinerary planner .

Giza is just a stone's throw from Cairo. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour