Bored, broke and have no idea what to do this afternoon? No problem!
Get going and don't forget to grab some snacks and call a few friends. Felucca rides on the Nile are both easily accessible and very cheap!
Zawya, Egypt's first art house cinema, is reknowned for its ability to wow the crowds with epic films and underground projects. The latest project includes projecting films for the blind and visually impaired in order to eradicate alienation of people who are often forgotten about.
3. Khan El Khalili
Egypt's leading market which includes cafes, restaurants and souvenir vendors all located in Khan El Khalili. What better way to experience Islamic Cairo's culture and traditions.
4. Animal Shelters
What better way to spend an afternoon with animals who are looking for a human play buddy? Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals is one of Egypt's leading animal rights organization, and always welcomes volunteers and people who generally want to spend time with hundreds of rescued cats and dogs.
5. Le Lido Clubhouse
Tucked away nicely in the heart of 6th of October City, Le Lido Clubhouse offers tranquility and enjoyment. For a place this beautiful, it's quite affordable.
6. Cairo's Citadel
Step back into medieval times at Saladin's fortification in Cairo and take a stroll through the Egyptian Military Museum, Al Gawhara Palace Museum, along with other foundations that pay homage to Egypt's glorious history.
7. Walks in Maadi and Zamalek
Taking a stroll in Maadi or Zamalek, a couple of Egypt's few places that have lots of greenery, could give you a good start to your weekend with much needed fresh air.
8. Wadi Degla Reserve
Other than being a popular tourist destination, Wadi Degla Reserve is perhaps the perfect place to relax, alone or with company, and get away from the bustle of Cairo and its streets.
9. Art galleries
Even though the art scene in Egypt could use a boost, seeing amateur and professional art, made with talent, often gives you an experience that is rarely found in the country.