Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and the largest city of the country as well as in Africa. Situated on the bank of Nile river, the capital city of Egypt is a vibrant, exhilarating, exotic and fascinating destination known for its Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic sights. Cairo is among the most visited destinations in Egypt and is home to some of the most wonderful and incredible sightseeing attractions including the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, Tahrir Square, Khan el-Khalili, Cairo Tower, Al Qahira Fatimia Mosques and plenty of museums with thousands of ancient artifacts.
The city of Cairo is not only famous for its historical monuments, mosques, pyramids and museums but the city also has plenty of cinemas, shopping malls, gardens and parks and beautiful views of the river Nile that make it a must visit destination in Egypt.
Cairo is undoubtedly one of the most popular and romantic destinations in Egypt and Africa with a taste of ancient Egyptian culture and architectural wonders. The amazing destination of Cairo is mainly famous for its wonderful pyramids and the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx are its major attraction. But besides the pyramids, the city has enough sightseeing options and things to do on your honeymoon in Cairo.
Stroll around the streets of Cairo with hands in hands of your beloved and you never know what incredible, half-forgotten monument you might stumble across while wandering around. Shopping is another popular tourism activity in Cairo, so visit medieval markets by Khan el-Khalili open-air market place of the city where visitors can buy perfumes, spices, Gold, Egyptian handicrafts and so on.
For those who are fond of ancient culture, heritage and artifacts of this historical country of Egypt, the Egyptian Museums with its world famous collections of ancient artifacts are things to watch out for. There are other heritage and beautiful architectural monuments and mosques that you can visit on your Cairo honeymoon. Mosques like the Al Azhar and Al Ghouri are worthy attractions of the city. Ibn Tulun is the oldest and most beautiful mosque in Cairo. There are more to the heritage sightseeing in the Old Cairo including Coptic Cairo and Fustat where the Coptic Museum, Babylon Fortress, Hanging Church and other such incredible sightseeing spots are located.
Cairo is a fairly modernized city and there are numerous luxury and super luxury hotels, which all offer stunning views over amazing landmarks such as the majestic Nile, the Pyramids and beautiful parks and gardens. There are plenty of cinemas, shopping avenues, theatres and some good spas in the city as well. With so many options of amazing sightseeing and things to do in the city and the nearby places, honeymoon in Cairo in itself is an increadible and unique experience for newlyweds.
Cairo has a hot desert climate with high humidity and is warm for most parts of the year. The city has pleasant weather in winters which are not so cool.
Best Season: November to March
Summers: March to October
Winters: November to February