Cairo 7 Hour Transit Stopover
About Cairo, Egypt
Cairo, the largest city in Africa and the sixth-largest city in the world, offers a wide variety of sights and activities. This city is brimming with fascinating experiences, great coffee, and mouthwatering cuisine.
At a Glance
Toronto (YYZ) Cairo (CAI)
General Info ∙ Arrive at Cairo
- Excursion ∙ Pyramids and Sphinx
- Excursion ∙ Souvenir Shopping Bazaar
- Excursion ∙ * Dhuhr Prayer if time permits at Al‐Rifa'i Mosque
- Transfer ∙ Transfer Back to Cairo Airport
- Flight from Cairo (CAI) to Madinah (MED)
- Entry Visa to Egypt
- Optional excursions
- Camel riding
- Tipping for guides
- Personal spending money
- Drinks, any soda
- Medical and travel insurance
YYZ · Lester B. Pearson International Airport
Arrive in Cairo, CAI · Cairo International Airport
Arrive at Cairo, where you will be met by our representative who will help you with your immigration and customs formalities.
Egyptian Breakfast at a Local Restaurant
"Foul madamas" by goblinbox_(queen_of_ad_hoc_bento), Flickr is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Pyramids and Sphinx
During the few hours that you will spend in Cairo until your flight time you can enjoy and visit The
Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Visit the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, which
belongs to The Pyramids of Chephren.
"image801" by daves_archive1, Flickr is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Souvenir Shopping Bazaar
Cairo offers some excellent opportunities for souvenir shopping, but figuring out where to buy what can be confusing. With this tour, you'll have a professional guide on hand to show you some of the best places to go shopping, whether you're in the market for Egyptian cotton, jewelry, or carpets. This tour includes visits to a perfume factory and a papyrus shop.
"Khan el-Khalili, Old Cairo, al-Qāhirah, CG, EGY" by Warren LeMay, Flikr is in the Public Domain, CC0
* Dhuhr Prayer if time permits at Al‐Rifa'i Mosque
AlRifa'i Mosque is located in Citadel Square, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. Now, it is also the royal
mausoleum of Muhammad Ali's family. The building is located opposite the MosqueMadrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure.
"Egypt-13A-061 - Sultan Hassan and Al Rifa’I Mosques" by Dennis Jarvis, Flickr is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Transfer Back to Cairo Airport