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Getting Around in CAIRO

Metros- The city of Cairo is quite well connected by the Metro. It is a hassle free mode of transport and the ideal option if you would like to avoid the city traffic.

Taxis- Taxis are of three types and are easily available. The white taxis are the most advisable ones as they are comfortable, less expensive and metered. The yellow taxis are available only on reservation. The black taxis are best avoided as they are not metered and the rates are erratic.

Buses- Public buses are cheaper and easily available, but are quite crowded most times. The air conditioned ones are better suited and best recommended for travelers.

How to Reach CAIRO

By Air

One of the best and most convenient ways to reach Cairo is to book flight tickets to Cairo and arrive at Cairo International Airport which is the second biggest airport in Africa after OR Tambo international Airport in Johannesburg. 
The airport is situated in towards the northeast of Cairo city, at a distance of 15 kilometres. Cairo International Airport is very well-connected with the rest of the world. International flight tickets to Cairo are widely available from all over the world. We will, however, recommend that you book your tickets early, so as to avail cheap flights to Cairo. 
Cairo is well-connected by other major international airlines such as Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, KLM, and many more. Air tickets are widely available from Cairo to all the major cities of Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. 
Cairo International Airport offers cheap flights to domestic and regional hubs like Luxor, Alexandria, Algiers, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Dubai, Jeddah, etc. Best flight deals to and from Cairo are available with all the major international airports and regional hubs like Dubai, Sharjah, Jeddah, and more. Also, have a look online, where you can search for cheap international air tickets to the Cairo. 

By Road

Numerous state and private buses ply from other cities into Cairo.

Visa Requirements for EGYPT

Because a large part of Egypt’s economy is dependent on tourism, the country is quite lenient in its visa policy, especially for tourists. For entry, one needs a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of issue of visa. There are three types of Egyptian visas namely 

Tourist Visa – Usually valid maximum 3 months and granted on either a single or multiple entry basis
Entry Visa – For non-nationals visiting Egypt for reasons apart from tourism, exampl...

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