Cairo = Chaos
If we had to give Cairo a nickname, it would be Chaos! Car horns blare from seemingly lawless roads, calls to prayer ring out from competing minarets, hawkers try to grab your attention from all angles... it is madness!
Add to that the scarce rain, millions of ancient vehicles and emissions from urban industry, you've also got one of the most polluted cities in the world.
So why visit, you might ask. It's exactly for this reason: to immerse yourself into the incredible hustle and bustle of one of the world's largest cities; to see modern architecture contrast with 4000-year old monuments; and to experience daily life amongst the many different people who live in the city.
English language tours
To make the most of your stay in Cairo and learn all about its legendary history, we recommend having a look at our selection of English language guided tours, trips and activities: