Cheap Flights to Damanhur

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How much do things cost in Damanhur?
Milk (1 liter) $1.06
Cinema, international release, 1 seat $4.20
Rice (white) $0.71
Mid range bottle of wine $8.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre $307.91
Eggs (12) $1.50
Loaf of white bread $0.72
Water bottle (1.5 liter) $0.42
Monthly Pass (local transport) $9.79
Potato (1kg) $0.53
* All price are converted to USD

About Damanhur

Do you feel down and all stressed out from work and daily routine? Repetitive daily tasks can make a person grouchy and impatient. One of the best ways to remedy this is to take a break and travel to enchanting and exotic places. Renew your spirit and energy by traveling to interesting destinations which will help revitalize yourself. It is time you book cheap flights to Damanhur, travel back in time and visit the cradle of civilization.

Egypt is home of the very first great civilizations. Everyone knows about the pyramids, the great Nile River and the powerful pharaohs. What would be more exciting that setting foot on this important Nation, learn about human history while experiencing the country’s modern hospitality. Damanhur is a city situated in Lower Egypt. The city is about 160 kilometer from the capital city of Cairo and just 70 kilometers from Egypt’s second largest city which is Alexandria.

Damanhur experiences a Mediterranean climate because of its close location to the Nile Delta. You can enjoy a lot of activities and interesting places to visit while in the city. Book cheap flights to Damanhur and spend a day to visit the Tomb of Yaakov Abuhatzeira. This is an important Moroccan Rabbi who died while on his pilgrimage to Palestine during 1880. This tomb is an important antiquity site which is now protected by the government. If you want a good respite from the crowded tourist areas then Damanhur is the place to visit. This lovely town is not plagued by throng of tourists. You will find that most locals gather around the mosques to commune. Save money while in Damanhur by buying your food at the local grocery stores. Making your own sandwich is often cheaper than frequently dining in hotels and restaurants.

A day visit to the market is a good experience. The city is considered an important center for trade in the area most specifically rice. The market will allow you to take a peek at local people’s way of life and culture. Visit during November and take part of the Moulid of Sheikh Abu Rish. The moulid often takes place in the shrine of Abu Khatzeira. Non-Jewish however are not allowed to join the festival. During this festival devotees bring their bottled water to be blessed at the shrine.

There are several hotels in Damanhur which ranges between 1 star and 4 star accommodation. If you are on a tight budget consider booking in hotels which offer dorm type rooms. Guests are allowed to share a single room with several other people and share the cost. The bathroom is also shared which makes the rate way cheaper than regular type rooms. There are also several B&Bs and backpacker’s hostels available in the area.

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  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(EGP) = $0.04(USD)

Airports near Damanhur

Cairo International Airport (Cairo)