How to Spend a Night in Cairo

How to Spend a Night in Cairo

How to Spend a Night in Cairo

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When the sun sets on this immortal wonder and the shade of the night covers the entire city wonder, a new vision of beauty and glory is risen offering the chance to create some magical memories around the city that never sleeps. In Cairo lies everything a traveler could ever desire from honorable history that lasts for more than 5000 years to a variety of amazing activities that combine class and entertainment. Discover here everything about how to spend a night in Cairo and everything you might want to get the ultimate experience:

  1. Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids
  2. Evening Time at Khan El Khalili
  3. Enjoy a Dinner Cruise at Night
  4. Explore the Beauty of Cairo Downtown at Night
  5. A Tour to Cairo Tower
  6. Watch Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe
  7. Enjoy Opera House
  8. Enjoy Felluca By Night at the Nile
  9. Spend A Fabulous Time at Al Moaz Street By Night
  10. Book Your Cairo Tour Now

1- Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

One of the most attractive adventures in Cairo at night is the sound and light show at the giza pyramid where a colored light with recorded voices is projected on the great pyramids of Giza showcasing the full history of the great nation in the most majestic manner. Everyone will witness a living wonder and how the entire history came to be.

2- Evening Time at Khan El Khalili

Khan El Khalili By Night - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

The golden brick road khan el khalili is a path of allure and wealth dating to the 14 century, viewed as a labyrinthine of alleys that acts as a time capsule able to contain a great amount of pure ancient art and absolute wonder. It still remains a very active market containing fresh spices, enchanting fabrics & carpets, enchanting perfumes, natural oils, gold vendors, precious stones, mesmerizing antiques, and many more riches.

3- Enjoy a Dinner Cruise at Night

Cairo Dinner Cruise at Night - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

Imagine dining under the lunar skies of the moon onboard a magical cruise sailing across the Nile. A Nile dinner cruise is able to create immortal memories based on Allure, class & wonder while feasting on the delicious cuisines and watching a colorful belly dancing performance with a folklore band playing traditional music and sings featuring a mesmerizing Tannoura spin.

Cairo Stopover Tour - Cairo International Airport - Egypt Tours Portal

Cairo Stopover Tour

Enjoy an amazing Cairo Stopover tour to discover the timelessness of magical of the pharaohs and come Face to Face with the Historical gems such as the Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum.

4- Explore the Beauty of Cairo Downtown at Night

Cairo Downtown at Night - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

Downtown Cairo is the heart of the country, a central hub for culture & entertainment through a series of amazing activities as you can explore the great egyptian museum and enjoy the most incredible restaurant, cafes, art galleries, entertainment centers, and countless exciting destinations.

5- A Tour to Cairo Tower

A Tour to Cairo Tower - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

One of the tallest structures in Egypt that even surpasses the pyramids in height, created in 1961, At 187 m, it has been the tallest structure in Egypt and North Africa for about 50 years. It has a unique design of an open lattice evoking a pharaonic lotus plant and on the very top lies a great circular observation deck over the entire city of Cairo and a rotating restaurant under the rays of the moon.

6- Watch Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Watch Egyptian Tannoura - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

In central Cairo in Wikala of al Ghouri near El Azhar lies the mesmerizing architecturally art center of Al-Tannoura Egyptian heritage dance troupe that holds cultural events especially the El Tannoura dance performance which one of the oldest and Egypt’s only Sufi dance troupe featuring raucous and colorful than the better-known white-clad Turkish dervishes. You can catch a ticket by night and explore this incredible dance number within the grace of the moon.

7- Enjoy Opera House

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One of the most important and captivating parts of Cairo’s national cultural center is the Cairo opera house. every traveler will get to witness Egypt’s finest musical groups performing in the most incredible arts venue in the country and get a taste of the musical arts of modern Egypt.

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Day Trip to Pyramids from Cairo

Enjoy an amazing Day Trip to Pyramids from Cairo and live a fairytale in the ancient miracles in the pharaohs Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Valley temple, Saqqara Step Pyramids, and Memphis City.

8- Enjoy Felluca By Night at the Nile

Cairo Felluca By Night - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

The heavenly allure of the Nile is better explored through a private Felluca boat under the rays of the moon where the ancient secrets of the ancient Egyptian civilization are revealed in the most captivating manner.

9- Spend A Fabulous Time at Al Muizz Street By Night

Al Muizz Street By Night - How to Spend a Night in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

al muizz street shines like a flower that only shines at night containing the greatest concentration of medieval architecture in the Islamic world and one of Egypt’s greatest Islamic open Museums. The enchanting Muizz street was constructed by 969 AD during the golden Islamic age and house carious mosques and massive Mosuese that features the mesmerizing architectural elements of the Ayubid, Mumluk and ottoman dynasties which makes your time in the street at night truly majestic.

10- Book Your Cairo Tour Now

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Cairo at night has the same magic as Cairo in daylight, so whatever time you choose to enjoy it you will find everything you desire. And through our egypt private tours, you will experience everything the city has to offer plus the historical attractions in the beautiful cities Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan.

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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