Have you ever been in Africa for a vacation? Have you visited legendary pyramids on New Years occasion? There is a trend to celebrate Christmas and New Year holidays in a foreign city that you have never been before. If you are for this trend, Cairo city in Egypt is highly suggested for your next coming holidays. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta, it was founded in AD 969. The historic city has plenty of Oriental attractions and celebrations waiting for you to discover on 2017 New Years Eve.
Destinations and Celebrations
New Year’s Eve 2016 will be the biggest day of the year for Cairo’s venues. Thus there will be no shortage of things to do and money to spend in the celebrations.
The large public gardens by Sakkara and Mariottia are most popular venues for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays. This will be home of events companies, performers, full bars. Plenty forms of celebrating entertainment are available here at reasonable prices for all to join.
The rock of Maadi nightlife, Pub 55, will ring in the New Year 2016 with an oriental night and after-hours club Bamboo has a line-up of DJs to help celebrate along the Nile river at ‘New Year’s Blowout’, as does Otium’s (Opium) open-bar, countdown New Year’s Eve party. This is the venue for DJ Feedo and friends joining the US hip-hop group-the Republic.
Away from the exciting Egyptian party scene, Shababeek Cultural Center will bring to you a night of live music including U23, Maghna Khana, Oriental West Band and trance DJ, Suxsav. Cairo Symphony Orchestra will be lead by Ahmed El Saedi. The concert will feature soprano soloist, Nicoleta Radu, for a special New Year’s Eve performance. And El Sawy Culturewheel will introduce Iraqi musician, Naseer Shamma, to the stage for a special gig.
Traveling outside of Cairo city for the most special night of the year to one of the nearby resorts would basically guarantee you a best NYE celebration. Sharm, Hurghada and Dahab are all geared toward foreign tourists. These will arrange many great countdown parties to ring in the New Year.
Another great celebrating option is to get aboard Cairo NYE cruising ships. Many cruises will offer holiday celebrations including NYE countdown dinner and champagne on a romantic voyage down the Nile river. One suggestion for your choice is the 5-star Grand Hyatt Cairo’s Grand Marquise boat.
Hotels on NYE holidays
As the largest city in Africa, Cairo has full ranges of hotels to suite any needs of travelers. You will find there many great hotels and resorts with great facilities and services such as Intercontinental Citystars Cairo Hotel, Concorde El Salam Hotel Cairo, Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel, Ramses Hilton Hotel, Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel, etc. If you are planning to spend your up coming Christmas and New Year in Egypt, early hotel booking and air flight ticket booking are strongly recommended.