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31st Mar to 5th Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Road Trip
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Things to do in Cairo in March

Day 1 - Sunday 31st, Mar
afternoon -

Arrive in Cairo and check into the hotel. Take some time to rest and freshen up after your journey.

evening -

Visit the Al-Azhar Mosque, one of the oldest and most important mosques in Cairo. Experience the serene atmosphere and admire the stunning architecture.

Day 2 - Monday 1st, Apr
morning -

Visit the Sultan Hassan Mosque, an architectural masterpiece, known for its grandeur and historical significance.

afternoon -

Explore the historic Khan El Khalili market, known for its local crafts, spices, and traditional Egyptian items. Enjoy a traditional Egyptian meal at El Fishawy, a famous cafe in the market.

evening -

Attend a Sufi dance performance at Al-Ghouri complex, a spiritual and cultural experience showcasing traditional Sufi Whirling.

Day 3 - Tuesday 2nd, Apr
morning -

Visit the Coptic Museum, home to a vast collection of religious artifacts from ancient Egypt and the Coptic Christian period.

afternoon -

Explore the Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt and a significant site for Coptic Christians.

evening -

Stroll along the 6th of October bridge for panoramic views of the city and enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner at Naguib Mahfouz Cafe, known for its local delicacies.

Day 4 - Wednesday 3rd, Apr
morning -

Embark on a day trip to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Explore the Great Pyramid, Sphinx, and nearby temples.

afternoon -

Enjoy lunch at the famous Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant, offering a blend of traditional Egyptian and modern cuisine.

evening -

Relax at Al-Azhar Park, a beautiful green space offering stunning views of the city and the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration.

Day 5 - Thursday 4th, Apr
morning -

Visit the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, located within the Citadel of Cairo. Explore the majestic architecture and enjoy panoramic views of the city.

afternoon -

Explore the Ben Ezra Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo, known for its historical and religious significance.

evening -

Indulge in a traditional Egyptian dinner cruise on the Nile River, offering scenic views of Cairo's skyline and entertainment.

Day 6 - Friday 5th, Apr
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart for the airport for your return journey.

Weather in Cairo in Invalid date
Avg Temp17°C to 27°C
Chance of Rain10%

Cairo's weather in April is typically warm and sunny, with average temperatures ranging from 17°C to 27°C. There is little to no chance of rain or snow, and the UV index is high. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for Egypt

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Cairo

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight, breathable clothing -

Cairo's weather in April is warm and sunny, so you'll want to pack light clothing made of breathable materials like cotton or linen.

Long, loose-fitting clothing -

To respect local customs, it's a good idea to pack long, loose-fitting clothing that covers your shoulders and knees.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking in Cairo, so make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes with good arch support.

Hat and sunglasses -

Protect yourself from the sun with a hat and sunglasses.


Scarf or wrap -

A scarf or wrap can be worn as a headscarf, a sunshade, or a light blanket.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying your essentials while you're exploring Cairo.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated with a reusable water bottle.

First-aid kit -

For treating minor injuries.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond your date of departure and that you have a visa if necessary.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself against unexpected events.

Money -

Egyptian pound is the local currency but US Dollars are widely accepted.

Credit and debit cards -

Most major credit and debit cards are accepted in Egypt.

Phone and charger -

To stay connected during your trip.

Good to have

Travel guidebook or app -

For planning your itinerary and learning about Cairo's history and culture.

Phrasebook or translation app -

For basic communication in Arabic.

Camera -

To capture your memories of Cairo.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or sightseeing.


Laptop or tablet -

For staying connected and entertained.

E-reader -

For reading books and magazines.

Noise-canceling headphones -

For blocking out noise on the road.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and credit cards are widely accepted.

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