Welcome to Welge Travel Report's Cairo city guide. Here you'll find the best of Cairo. WTR's Cairo map shows you the location of our favorite things to do in Cairo - including the Coptic Museum and Solar Boat Museum. You'll also find the best dining in Cairo, guided by WTR's own Carlota Cuisine.
Fine dining includes the Birdcage and Tabla Luna. Then you're off to Alexandria.
Cairo & Alexandria
Welge Travel Report Notables in Cairo
Getting around in Cairo
Transportation in Cairo
WTR's Tony Transit says the best site for public transportation such as Cairo Metro, Buses, Taxis, no camels (touregypt.net/egypt-info/magazine-mag04012001-magf3.htm).
People Watching in Cairo
WTR's Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" in Cairo is a seat at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar.
Beverages in Cairo
Our Larry Lager says the best Local and imported beers, wines and spirits can be purchased at hotel bars, bars, pubs, discos and restaurants.
Dining in Cairo
For our cuisine driven travelers WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dinner is at Sequoia - L & D: Daily, 53 Abou El Feda, Zemelek, 273 500 14
You're here for the atmosphere, the view and the local cuisine. Start with the mezzes - garlic fried eggplant, cucumber and yogurt salad or the hummus.
Mains are beef liver, chicken liver and mini-meat shawerma. Dessert is the chocolate fondue.
Nightlife/Entertainment in Cairo
WTR's Shauna Showtime says book a dinner cruise on the Nile for great views, dinner, live music and a belly dancer.
Shopping in Cairo
Our Shari Shopper finds the best shopping at Khan el-Khalili, known simply as Khan, is a huge market (souk) that offers something for everyone.
Business Information in Cairo
Here is help in regard to your business in Cairo: (http://egypt.usembassy.gov/)
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition in Cairo
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Cape Town
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums.