Introduction to Egypt
With a history shaped by Arabian, African and European civilizations, the North African country blends Muslim, Christian and Jewish cultures. It’s important to respect local customs, such as keeping shoulders covered and dressing modestly when visiting religious sites. IHG’s Cairo accommodations include a luxury city-center property overlooking the Nile and a family-friendly hotel with Giza Pyramids views.
Egyptian pound (EGP)
Mainly a desert climate, with mild winters and hot summers (temperatures as high as 106°F)
Arriving from Cairo International Airport
Airport is around 12 miles northeast of downtown. Travel time typically 35 minutes by taxi (average E£35)
Getting around Egypt
Top Egypt sightseeing