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Cairo Packages

Duration Price
Luxurious Package Of Egypt6 days & 5 nights
INR 1,15,000
Egypt at a Glance7 days & 6 nights
INR 94,571
Budget Trip to Egypt7 days & 6 nights
INR 49,000
Egyptian Gems | Group Tour Package7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,52,058
Egypt at a Glance | Group Tour Package8 days & 7 nights
INR 1,66,800
Discover Egypt with FREE Nubian Village Tour9 days & 8 nights
INR 2,10,207

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Cairo, the capital city of Egypt is celebrated as the cradle of ancient civilization and the best way to explore this historical city is with Thrillophilia’s Cairo holiday packages. Explore an exclusive range of hand-crafted Cairo packages from India with mind-blowing offers at Thrillophilia. Our packages let you explore all the cultural, historical, and modern attractions of Cairo at a relaxed pace. Enjoy an exciting trip to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and visit all the iconic attractions in Cairo like Al Azhar Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Cairo Tower, and The Egyptian Museum with our thoughtfully curated Cairo travel packages. Also, elevate your experience with our exclusive Egypt honeymoon packages, designed to make your romantic getaway truly unforgettable.

We curate packages with all essential inclusions like accommodation in clean and modest hotels, a few meals, and a fairly spread sightseeing itinerary so that you enjoy an amazing holiday with all our Egypt packages including our cheap Cairo tours. Our customer support team is available 24/7 to craft your holiday with utmost attention to detail so that you enjoy a safe, convenient, and memorable trip with your friends and family. Book Thrillophilia's top-selling Cairo trip packages and get ready for an amazing Egyptian getaway.

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Visa Requirements

To promote tourism, Cairo in Egypt offers visas on arrival for Indian passport holders. Indian passport holders whose passport is valid for more than the expected date of entry in Egypt can get a Visa on Arrival. This tourist visa is a single-entry visa that lets Indian tourists stay in Egypt for 30 days. You can get this visa at the arrival facility in Egypt. The single-entry tourist visa for Egypt costs about INR 6,940.22 per person (EGP 2575 per person). Please note that Indians are not eligible for an e-visa on arrival in Egypt.

To obtain the Visa On Arrival, stand in the queue at the visa on arrival counter, complete the application form, and submit the required documents. Then, proceed to make the payment for the visa. Finally, affix the Egypt visa sticker onto your passport. When physically applying for a visa on arrival in Egypt, only cash payments in US dollars are accepted.

Best Time For Cairo Trip

Cairo offers a pleasant tourism experience throughout the year, with each season having its uniqueness and specialty. The best time to visit Cairo largely depends on your preferences and what you're looking to experience while in Cairo.

1. Peak Season: December and January are the peak tourist months in Cairo with very high tourist footfall. The weather is cool and dry with average daytime temperatures around 21°C and sunny skies. You can plan sightseeing trips to all major attractions of Cairo Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and indulge in outdoor activities like Nile Cruise, nature walks along the Nile River, and savor delicious Egyptian cuisine in open-air cafes during this season.

2. Shoulder Season: From May to September, the climate in Cairo is moderate, hotel rates fall, and crowds thin to give you a bit more solitude while exploring the tourist attractions of Cairo city. Enjoy leisurely strolls in lush gardens, take a sunset felucca ride on the Nile, and go on a museum hop tour.

3. Waning Season: June to August, the summer season in Cairo is usually hot. During these months, the hotel rates see a significant dip, and flight charges fall, making it a perfect time to explore Cairo with minimum spend. Include lots of indoor activities during this season with museum visits, mosque visits, and shopping at local markets and malls.

How to Reach

By Air: Air transport is the best mode of conveyance while traveling to Cairo from India. There are daily direct flights from Mumbai and New Delhi to Cairo. From other Indian cities, you can reach Cairo via connecting flights. Our Cairo travel packages are curated keeping in mind the flight times and give you convenient airport transfers irrespective of your landing and departure times. 

Direct Flights

To: Cairo (Cairo International Airport - CAI) 

From: Mumbai and New Delhi

Major Airlines: Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Air India, Egypt Air, Emirates, and British Airways have direct flight services from Mumbai and Delhi to Cairo.

Places to Visit on Cairo Trip

Here are some of the best places to visit in Cairo:

1. The Great Pyramid of Giza

Built majestically on the Giza Plateau near Cairo, The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest pyramid in the complex and one of the "Seven Wonders of the World". It was built in 2560 BCE by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops) with more than 2 million limestone blocks and soars 146.6 meters above ground level. Visit this architectural masterpiece with our Cairo tour packages and witness the intricate passageways and the iconic King's Chamber.

2. Al Azhar Mosque

Despite being located in the heart of the city, this mosque resonates with peace and serenity. Established in 970 AD, Al-Azhar is one of the oldest mosques globally and the oldest university for Sunni Islamic learning. The Mosque is built in the Fatimid style of architecture and can accommodate over 20,000 people. With our Cairo tour packages, you can witness the sprawling courtyard featuring a fountain in the center, the five minarets, and the large dome.

3. Sultan Hassan Mosque

Built in the 14th century from 1356 to 1363, Sultan Hassan Mosque is an architectural gem in Egypt. This grand mosque was built by combining exquisite Islamic architecture like Mamluk, Persian, and Islamic Gothic influences. Explore the intricate marble and stucco work in the interiors of this stunning mosque and the towering minarets in the facade with our Cairo tour packages. During Ramadan month, the mosque turns festive with several food stalls lining the mosque.

4. Cairo Tower

Situated on Gezira Island in the Nile River, the Cairo Tower signature landmark of Cairo offers panoramic views of Cairo city. The design of the tower is inspired by lotus flowers and is made up of 8 million mosaic lozenges. There is also a revolving restaurant atop the tower. You can ascend to the observation deck of Cairo Tower via an elevator with Cairo tour packages and revel in the scenic views of the city below, the Nile River, and the surrounding landscapes. 

5. The Egyptian Museum

Founded in 1858 by French archaeologist Auguste Mariette, the Egyptian museum in Tahrir Square is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East. The museum is housed in a stunning 19th-century building with more than 1,70,000 artifacts and is the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. There are more than 100 exhibition galleries and an exclusive Children’s Museum featuring a special display made of LEGO imported from Denmark that you can visit with our Cairo tour packages.

6. Museum of Islamic Art

Established in 1881, the museum of Islamic Art has more than 1,00,000 artifacts collected from the 7th century to the 9th century. The artifacts on display here include Islamic calligraphy, ceramics, textiles, metalwork, and illuminated manuscripts in vibrant colors. The museum also has an exceptional collection of rare woodwork in its display. Witness all the spellbinding items on display with our Cairo tour packages and be amazed by the artistic achievements of various Islamic civilizations.

7. Ibn Tulun Mosque

The Ibn Tulun Mosque is a majestic red brick building complex built in 876 by the Turkish governor of Egypt and Syria. The complex includes three courtyards and a mosque built in the Abbasid architecture of Iraq. The courtyards of the complex are lined with arcades of arches and pillars that give a stunning look to the complex's facade. You can ascend the minaret of the mosque with our Cairo tour packages and soak in the beauty of the panoramic city views.

Things to Do on Cairo Tour

Here are some of the best things to do in Cairo:

1. Walk around the Al-Azhar Park: Appreciated as one of the world's sixty incredible open parks, the Al-Azhar Park has more than 2 million trees and plants in its 80-acre premises. Visit this park with our Cairo tour packages and enjoy a laid-back evening here with friends and family by relaxing and enjoying the natural scenery around. The prominent attraction at the park that you should not miss visiting is the geometric al-Azhar Garden. The park also has a large play area for kids to have fun.

2. Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Lying in Cairo's city center, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar is one of the most vibrant bazaars in the entire Middle East. You can find lines of shops selling handmade masterpieces such as carpets, crystals, papyrus, and gold and silver jewelry made by local artisans. Other famous things being sold here are pharaonic artifacts, handicrafts, gemstones, natural herbs, and incense imported from Saudi Arabia. Explore the bazaar with our Cairo Tours Packages and enjoy shopping for souvenirs.

3. Climb at Bab Zuwayla Minaret: The Bab Zuweila Gate is one of the three remaining medieval gates in Cairo and is located in the Mu'ayyad Mosque. The gate was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. Bab Zuweila houses Cairo's two finest Mamluk minarets that you can ascend via a spiral staircase with our Cairo tour packages. Once at the minaret terrace, you can enjoy stunning sunset views in the evening and bustling city views in the daytime.

4. Try Local Egyptian Food: From the aromatic spice stalls to riverside cafes, Cairo is a foodie's paradise with a diverse and delicious palette of Egyptian flavors. With Cairo packages from India, you can begin your Cairo food tour by visiting Begin at Koshary Abou Tarek and relishing a delectable mix of pasta, rice, lentils, and spices. Visit El Fishawy in Khan El Khalili for authentic Egyptian street food like falafel, kebabs, and sweet pastries. At Al-Hussein area, treat yourselves to traditional delights like 'fuul' (fava bean stew) and 'ta'ameya' (Egyptian falafel). 

5. Visit the Hanging Church: You can add a visit to the Hanging Church in your Cairo packages from India located in the heart of Old Cairo and learn about Coptic history. Also known as St. Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church, the church is believed to have been built in the 3rd century and has several intricately carved wooden screens, vivid murals, and ancient icons in its interiors. The Hanging Church is the perfect place to witness the spiritual and historical richness of Coptic Cairo under one roof.

6. Explore the Cairo Citadel: The Cairo Citadel was built as a fortification against the Crusaders by Saladin in 1176. Later, the Mamluks expanded the complex to include beautiful palaces and harems. Explore all the attractions within Cairo Citadel like Mohamed Ali Museum and National Military Museum with our Cairo packages from India and delve deep into Egypt's military, religious, and architectural heritage. You can ascend to the Citadel's ramparts and witness breathtaking panoramic views of Cairo, the Nile River, and the distant pyramids.

7. Marvel at the Abdeen Palace Museum: Built as a royal residence in the late 19th century, this magnificent building was converted into the Abdeen Palace Museum to showcase Egypt's royal legacy. The museum features lavish rooms decorated with grand furnishings and intricate chandeliers that give you a glimpse of the royal lifestyle of the Egyptian monarchs. With our Cairo packages from India, you can stroll through the palace's manicured gardens and enjoy a leisurely time here.

Popular Restaurants in Cairo

1. Namaste Indian Restaurant: The ambiance of this restaurant with Indian artwork, natural wood floors, and atmospheric lighting gives you the feel of being in India right when you enter it. The kitchen here is run by Indian Chefs. Add this restaurant to your Cairo travel packages, and enjoy freshly made Indian breads like tandoori Naan and rotis and a variety of contemporary Indian vegetarian dishes.

2. Taj Indian Restaurant: Visit this restaurant featuring a laid-back outdoor seating area with our Cairo tour packages, and treat yourself to delicious Indian cuisine. This restaurant serves all famous vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian dishes including rice items, beverages, desserts, soups, curries, savories, and snacks from different Indian states. Inclu

3. Maharaja El-Zamalek: If you are a non-vegetarian, you should add this place to your Cairo trip packages. Here, you can treat yourself to several Indian delicacies served like morg lajob, murg bahar, spinach chicken, and chicken breast with herbs and enjoy an amazing meal. 

4. Crimson Bar & Grill: Visit this rooftop restaurant with Cairo packages from India to relish authentic Egyptian cuisine. The rooftop dining setting lets you enjoy the magical hour of sunset by the Nile front as you dine in.

5. Birdcage: Located at Level II of Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts, Birdcage serves delicious Thai food in a sophisticated ambiance. Visit this place with our Cairo holiday packages and try their signature dishes like garlic pepper shrimp, cashew chicken, and crispy rice with peanut sauce. 

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How much does a trip to Cairo cost from India?

The cost of the Cairo trip package from India starts from INR 95000 to INR 1,10,000, approximately for 6 nights and 7 days. The tour packages to Cairo cover travel essentials like accommodations, a few meals, sightseeing, and local excursions. However, this average cost can go up based on your travel preferences like stays in luxury accommodations, exotic activities, and private transfers. The trip costs cater to diverse budgets and interests, ensuring a memorable trip for everyone.

Do Indians need visa for Cairo?

Yes, Indians need a tourist visa to visit Cairo. Indians can get a visa on arrival at the arrival window in Cairo airport. To get this, you need to have a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of entering Cairo. This is a single-entry visa which lets you stay in the country for up to 30 days for sightseeing purposes. The cost of a Cairo visa on arrival is INR 6930 approximately per person.

How many days in Cairo is enough?

If you are planning to visit Cairo then 3 to 4 days are generally sufficient. With 4-day Cairo trip packages, you can visit all the iconic sites like the Pyramids and Sphinx, shop at the bustling markets, and visit cultural landmarks like the Egyptian Museum and Citadel. Planning your trip for more than 4 days gives you opportunities to plan day trips to cities nearby and experience a deeper immersion into the city's rich history and vibrant culture.

Is Cairo a cheap city?

Yes, Cairo is one of the cheap international destinations to visit from India. The cost of food, accommodation, and local transportation is generally lower compared to many other international cities. In addition, Cairo has several local eateries and street food joints that serve delicious food at budget-friendly prices and many sightseeing places like museums and mosques that are free to visit or have nominal entrance prices. You can book all-inclusive Cairo travel packages to visit the city within a reasonable budget.

Is 4 days enough for Cairo?

Yes, you can visit all the attractions in Cairo and indulge in all the activities with 4 days Cairo packages from India. You can go for a sightseeing trip to sites like the Pyramids and Sphinx, enjoy shopping at the bustling markets, and visit cultural landmarks like the Egyptian Museum and Citadel. 

How much money do I need for 7 days in Cairo?

You can expect to spend about INR 2500 - INR 3500 per day in Cairo for accommodation, food, travel, and activities. So, for 7 days, you can expect to spend around INR 17500 to INR 25,000. This cost can go up when you choose to stay in luxury accommodations. enjoy fine dining, and take private transfers. 

What is the best month to go to Cairo?

Cairo is a year-round destination and you can visit Cairo during any time of the year. The months from October to April have pleasant climates with little rainfall which makes it ideal for sightseeing and activities. The months from May to September have milder temperatures and city exploration will still be a pleasant experience during the months. In the months from June to August, the prices of flights and accommodations are so cheap, allowing you to easily plan cheap Cairo tours. You can plan many indoor activities like sightseeing at museums and mosques to beat the heat.

Which month is coldest in Cairo?

January is the coldest month in Cairo with average high temperatures hovering around 22°C (72°F) and average low temperatures dipping down to 12°C (54°F). Cairo enjoys pleasant weather in January with colder early mornings and late nights. Cairo receives maximum rainfall during January.

Is it expensive to visit Cairo?

No, Cairo is not an expensive destination to visit. Cairo is regarded as one of the cheapest international cities to holiday. Cairo has several accommodations and dining options to cater to the needs of budget travelers. Also, the attractions of Cairo like mosques, palaces, and parks are either free to visit or have very nominal entrance fees. You can also book all-inclusive Cairo travel packages to plan a trip to Cairo.

Is Cairo safe for holiday?

Yes, Cairo is safe to go on a holiday trip. To make your Cairo trip safer and cherishable, you can practice basic security measures like not venturing out late at night in unknown places, taking care of belongings from petty theft, mindfully crossing the roads, dressing modestly and travelling in groups to protect yourselves from any untoward experiences in the foreign land.

Why is Cairo so famous?

Cairo is one of the historical cities in Egypt that is considered the cradle of ancient civilizations. The city is home to the famous Giza Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Millions of people from all parts of the world visit Cairo only to visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza. Apart from this, several other attractions in Giza like the Egyptian Museum, the Sphinx, the Saqqara necropolis, Memphis ruins, Khan al-Khalili bazaars, Al Azhar Mosque, and Cairo Tower make Ciro special and famous.

How can I plan a trip to Cairo from India?

  • Check the validity of your passport. Your passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of entering Cairo.
  • Set separate budgets for flights, accommodation, meals, activities, and shopping.
  • Decide travel dates by considering the weather, festivals, flight, and accommodation costs. 
  • Book flights and accommodations in advance to grab a good deal.
  • Then, plan your day-by-day itineraries and sightseeing spots.
  • Check the list of mandatory vaccines that you need to take before visiting Cairo.
  • Do not miss packing necessary medications, and ensure to take travel insurance.

Alternatively, you can book Cairo holiday packages to enjoy a convenient getaway at affordable prices.

How much should I budget for a trip to Cairo?

For an ideal 4-day trip to Cairo, you may need to spend about INR 10,000 to INR 14,000 per person. This is inclusive of accommodation, food, travel, and sightseeing. With flights. Non-stop flights from India to Cairo cost about INR 35,000 per person one-way. So, with a budget of INR 1,00,000 per person, you can easily plan cheap Cairo tours for 4 days.

What documents do I need to travel to Cairo?

Two essential documents that you need to carry with you are:

  • Valid Passport: Your passport must be valid for at least six months after you arrive in Egypt.
  • Visa: Indian nationals require a tourist visa that can be obtained at the arrival counter in Cairo airport.

Additional Documents that you need to carry with you are -

  • Proof of Travel Arrangements
  • Proof of Accommodation
  • Financial Proof
  • Travel Insurance
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate(Mandatory) if traveling from or through a yellow fever-endemic country
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

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