There are 96 Pyramids all over the country, but the most well preserved and the biggest are the ones at the Ghiza Plateau. We visit the pyramids of Cheops, one of the seven Wonders of the ancient world, Kafrin and Mikerinos.
No. The Euro is readily accepted in Cairo. It is advisable to take with you small denomination notes as change can only be given in Egyptian Pounds and can make haggling easier and more interesting. ATM Machines are available at the hotel we have lunch at. The money received will be in Egyptian Pounds.
There are many shopping possibilities in Cairo. Most guests buy the traditional cartouche and papyrus, postcards and other small souvenirs as well as bottled water. We recommend you have at least €50.00 per person with you. You can also use your credit cards.
They are all over Cairo. They are professional and very persistent sellers. They even try to give you free items. DO NOT ACCEPT anything from them. They normally sell postcards, papyrus, books and small souvenirs. Always bargain with them as the actual price is less than a quarter of the original asking price and always pay them in small denomination notes or Euro coins.