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  • What to pack

    For cool season (Sept - May):

    1. Modest clothing that covers your shoulders and knees
    2. A cozy sweater or jacket
    3. Comfortable shoes
    4. Sun protection — a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
    5. Stomach pills
    6. Extra change for tipping

    For warm season (Apr – Jun):

    1. Light, airy and modest clothing that covers your shoulders and knees
    2. Comfortable shoes or sandals
    3. Sun protection — a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
    4. A sweater or light jacket for layering at night
    5. Stomach pills
    6. Extra change for tipping
  • Our Hotels


  • The City of the Dead

    Established as an Arabic cemetery during the Islamic conquest, the City of the Dead has been transformed into a residential neighbourhood. Visit the unusual community and be greeted with colourful snapshots of life in Egypt's most unique residential settings.

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  • The Nilometer

    A important cultural landmark dating back to over 5,000 years, the Nilometer was used by ancient Egyptians to measure the rise and fall of Nile River and analyse floods and droughts. See the impressive interior architecture and intricate mosaic carvings as you explore the ancient site.

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  • Al-Ghurdi Sufi Show

    Enter the site of a former marketplace from the 16th century, and be enthralled by colourful bi-weekly performances featuring a medley of sufi dance traditions and percussions. A highlight of Cairo's cultural landscape, the sufi shows make for spectacular evening entertainment enjoyed by both locals and tourists alike.

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  • Al-Azhar Park

    A lush respite in the heart of Cairo, the Al-Azhar Park provides stunning panoramic views of Cairo's most iconic historical districts. Take a stroll through the beautifully landscaped gardens and enjoy a family picnic in one of the many sheltered terraces.

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  • Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

    Explore the colourful marketplace maze at the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar and discover unique souvenirs and local handicrafts at one of the city's largest and oldest souks, or open-air markets.

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  • Giza Pyramids and Sphinx

    A must-see when in Cairo, the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids have captivated tourists and archaeologists alike for centuries. Bring your little travellers on the ultimate desert adventure atop a camel for a wondrous trip back into the world of ancient Egypt.

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  • Hassan Hodhod's Glassblowing Workshop

    Step inside one of Egypt's oldest glassblowing workshops and watch in awe as the skillful Hassan Hodhod crafts beautiful glassware ranging from everyday objects to decorative pieces. The family-run business has been a fixture in Cairo's cultural landscape for three generations since the Ottoman Empire, with Hassan learning the ways of the craft from his father and grandfather.

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  • Nile River

    Travel through Cairo like the ancient Egyptians did with a leisurely cruise along the Nile River in a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat. An undeniable highlight of any holiday in Egypt, a trip down the majestic waterway offers sweeping views of the many historical sites dotting the riverbank. Set sail and take in the amazing sights, before disembarking to continue your exploration of ancient monuments and archaelogical treasures.

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  • Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

    Whether you're an avid history enthusiast or a culture vulture, experience Cairo's ancient history coming to life at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Home to the world's most extensive collection of artifacts from the pharaohic era, the museum provides a detailed glimpse into the history of the Egyptian civilisation. With more than 150,000 objects spanning 5,000 years of Egyptian history including treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb, great adventure awaits your curious little travellers.

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  • El Moez Street

    Uncover ancient Islamic architectural treasures on a walk along one of the city's oldest streets. Winding past numerous historical sites and mosques, the El Moez Street is the ideal place for your introduction to the Islamic civilisation. Discover Cairo's hidden gems with your little travellers!

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  • Felfela

    Renowned for its authentic Egyptian atmosphere and traditional fare, Felfela is the perfect gateway for your introduction to Egyptian cuisine. Follow the aroma of freshly baked pita bread and find yourself magically back in time with delicious interpretations of classic dishes such as fava beans, falafel and kofta.

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  • Zooba

    Recognisable by its bright blue doorway, Zooba merges traditional and modern elements for a dining experience like no other. Using only the best homegrown produce, the restaurant offers fresh and wholesome Egyptian street food with a twist on tradition. Opt for seats at the communal table and share Zooba's interpretations of local favourites including falafel and kushari.

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  • Abou El Sid Restaurant

    For a heritage-filled culinary journery, dine at the Abou El Sid restaurant, where you can expect traditional Egyptian cuisine in the welcoming settings of a 1930s-styled Cairo residence. Bask in a nostalgic ambience emanating an old-world grandeur as you feast on famous creations of the legendary Egyptian chef Abou El Sid. Tantalise your tastebuds with a delectable cold and hot mezze selection, before sinking your teeth into well-loved main courses such as Circasian chicken in walnut sauce and Molokheya.

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  • Tamara Lebanese Bistro

    Continue your Middle Eastern culinary explorations with classic Lebanese cuisine at Tamara Lebanese Bistro. Known for its mouthwatering selection of savoury appetisers and relaxed dining atmosphere, the trendy bistro is a lovely spot for an afternoon bite.

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  • Badawiya

    The charming Badawiya restaurant serves up aromatic Bedouin cuisine including a wide variety of traditional rice dishes, grilled meats, and goat and camel milk. Boasting an Arabian themed décor and spacious seating arrangements, the restaurant offers a charming dining spot to embark on a culinary adventure.

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  • Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi

    Be surrounded by magnificent views of the great Giza Pyramids when you stay at Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi. The family-friendly hotel offers comfortable rooms and excellent dining choices which include international, Venetian and French cuisine. With Felucca docks located just across the, enjoy a ride down the Nile River — an unforgettable way to discover Cairo at sunset. After a day of exploration, unwind with majestic views overlooking the Nile River from the hotel’s stunning rooftop pool.

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  • Holiday Inn Cairo – Citystars

    Situated in the heart of Citystars business and leisure complex and just 10 minutes from Cairo International Airport, Holiday Inn Cairo – Citystars is ideal for families visiting Cairo. Guests can relax at the hotel’s rooftop garden and take a dip in the adults' or children's swimming pools, or grab a hearty meal at its 24-hour Windows Restaurant or Indira Restaurant, which serves some of the best Indian food in Cairo. With Stars Centre Mall located right next door, there’s something fun for everyone in the family.

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