Things to do on a one-day trip to Egypt

Things to do on a one-day trip to Egypt

Cairo Airport arrivals witness many of those who can’t plan their one-day trip in Egypt every day, whether they have finished their business meetings and still have one day to go or are having a one-day transit in Egypt and don’t want to let it slip away in Cairo airport.
Well we’re telling you there’s a lot to do rather than staying the whole day at Cairo International Airport, so better make the best out of it, get yourself ready, we’ve made the whole plan.

Pyramids of Giza

Only 58 minutes away from Cairo International Airport.
The pyramids of Giza are the last of the original Seven Wonders of the world.
The first thing to do is to determine the amount of time you want to spend there and set it with the tour guide.
Don’t forget your sunscreen, hat, and sneakers, you don’t want to finish the day before getting started.

Cairo Citadel & Mohamed Ali mosque

If you’ve already seen the Pyramids, you can easily head directly from Cairo International Airport to Salah Eldin Citadel. The Citadel is one of the most touristic attractions in Cairo, houses a number of museums and ancient mosques, one of those mosques is Mohamed Ali mosque, it is the Tomb of Muhammad Ali. Perhaps because of its location, it is one of the most frequented Mosques by tourists.

A short visit to Old Cairo

For those who’d like to feel the essence of the Egyptian streets, we’ve solved the car rental problem for you, instead, you can just enjoy roaming around the streets, while you’re inside the car and take a look from your window and see the beauty of Old Cairo and look at the ancient churches and mosques.

Sunset at Cairo Tower

Everything gets more beautiful when you look at it from far away, even Cairo.
You’ll be astonished from the first look, from 187m afar, you’ll feel the warmth of the city while witnessing the sunset.
Take a deep breath, stare at the view, stop for a while and feel the breeze.
Not just that, you can also have lunch at the Revolving restaurant, which is located on the 48th floor.

A walk in Al Moe’z street

The best way to end such a tiring day is to go for a walk in Almoez street, it’s one of the oldest streets in Cairo, the old houses, the scent, the music that’s played there, you don’t want to miss the warm feeling you’ll get. It’s the place where you’ll find all kinds of authentic Egyptian accessories, you’ll find there all kinds of gifts, home accessories, jewelry, souvenirs… everything. And once you get tired, ask for Qahwet El Fishawy, it’s one of the oldest cafes in the neighborhood, have a seat, order a cup of tea or Sahlab if the weather is cold and enjoy listening to Om Kalthoum and Abdelwahab. Now is the perfect time to get back to Cairo Airport and head back home, with a recharged soul.

This was our way of showing you how to spend one day in Egypt, we made sure you’d enjoy your time, the second you leave Cairo International Airport up until you get back there.
We hope you have a great time!

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