Egypt in depth from £2,700

Egypt in Depth highlights * Cruising Lake Nasser and the Nile * Sound and Light show at Abu Simbel * Temples of Amada Read more ...

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Highlights of Egypt with Jordan

Highlights of Egypt with Jordan highlights * Classical sites of Egypt * Crusing the Nile * The Rose Red city of Petra Read more ...

Historical Footsteps

Historical Footsteps from £1,995

Highlights - Visit Cairo’s , historic bazaar, Khan El Khalili;Visit the 4,500- year old Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus;travel south to Luxor and check-in to Sofitel Old Winter Palace... Read more ...

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Best time to be there

Winter (October to April) for cultural trips, although May to September is great for the Red Sea. Ramadan is a particularly exciting time to be in Egypt - it is celebrated here with more exuberance than anywhere else in the world.

Fly to

Cairo (British Airways, Egypt Air); Luxor (Egypt Air, Easyjet); Sharm el Sheikh (Easyjet); Hurghada (Easyjet)

flying time

4 hours 50 minutes direct

time difference

GMT +2 hours


Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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Cairo, is the administrative capital of Egypt and is home to the Great Pyramids of Giza, which lie on the edge of the city. A city buzzing with life 24 hours a day, with honking horns, children playing in the streets and merchants selling their wares, is also host to ancient temples, tombs, Christian churches, magnificent Muslim monuments and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

Cairo tours offer an incredible selection of shopping, leisure and nightlife activities. Shopaholics will be in heaven here with the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar, largely unchanged since the 14th century, selling spices, perfumes, gold, silver, carpets, brass and copperware, leatherwork, glass, ceramics and mashrabiya.  Alternatively, try some of the famous street markets such as Wekala al-Balaq for fabrics including Egyptian cotton or the Tentmakers Bazaar for appliqué-work, or Mohammed Ali Street for musical instruments and, although you probably won't want to buy one, the Camel Market makes a fascinating trip. This is, and has been for over a thousand years, truly a shopper's paradise.

Explore Egypt's capital city with one of our tailor-made Cairo holidays.

Suggested Cairo Accommodation

Fairmont Nile City

Fairmont Nile City


Fairmont Rooms are the ultimate in urban chic with city views. Deluxe boast Nile views and Signature rooms have their own terrace and work area. All rooms feature high-speed internet access...

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Fairmont Towers

The Fairmont Towers offers a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of Cairo. The huge glass atrium, complete with palms, bars, restaurants, shops and, of course, air-conditioning...

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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

The majestic Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza is a beacon of sophisticated hospitality on the legendary Corniche along the bank of the river...

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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo The First Residence


With impressive views of the Great Pyramids above the canopy of Cairo’s ancient Zoological and Botanical Gardens, this hotel stands at the centre of...

Mena House Oberoi, Cairo

Mena House Hotel


The Mena House Hotel is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with its own rich and colourful history. Originally a hunting lodge, the hotel has played host to Kings, Emperors and Heads of State...

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Semiramis InterContinental


Elevated above the hustle and bustle of Cairo, the Semiramis InterContinental offers stunning views across the city and beyond.

Villa Belle Epoque

Villa Belle Epoque


Opened in March 2009, in Cairo’s most lushly landscaped quarter, the boutique hotel ‘Villa Belle Époque’ is an ideal base for exploring this historic city...

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Guest Testimonial

Quite simply excellent. If I could say one thing it is that Egypt is the place to go right now, as there were virtually no tourists at some of the sights and that,I should think, is quite rare!

- JW, Gloucestershire

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Egypt, Magdy Yacoub Foundation

Magdy Yacoub Foundation

Brings together world renowned surgeons and medical teams to volunteer their time and skills to perform life saving open heart surgery for people in need from Egypt and the surrounding areas - especially children.

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Spring escapes with Abercrombie & Kent

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