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Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Cairo

Enjoy the area's museums, history and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cairo. Renowned for its cafés, monuments and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. Egyptian Museum, Coptic Museum and Museum of Islamic Art are a few of the top cultural sights. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Cairo

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Cairo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Giza Zoo (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Dream Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Dreamland Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Aqua Park (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cairo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cairo. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarium Grotto Garden (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Orman Botanical Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Al-Azhar Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Cairo

Fly into Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Cairo Rames Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cairo, EG?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 309 vacation rentals around Cairo. From 191 condo and apartment rentals to 15 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Cairo?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cairo. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mosque of Amr ibn al-As: 293 vacation rentals
  • Egyptian Presidential Palace: 286 vacation rentals
  • City Stars: 293 vacation rentals
  • Khan el-Khalili: 291 vacation rentals
  • Al-Azhar University: 291 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cairo listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Cairo?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 191 Condos/Apartments in Cairo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cairo include:

  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Studios: 215 rentals available
  • Houses: 36 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cairo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Cairo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.