Luxury Holiday Tours To Egypt
Luxury holidays to Egypt are a dream come true. Step back in time with class, dignity and grace on fully escorted tours bringing you the best of Egypt. The grand tour begins in the capital city of Cairo with a visit to all the hot spots and must-see attractions.
Your escorted tour comes fully loaded with a trip to the pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Khan-el-Khalili souk and so much more. Sumptuous Nile cruises are included and you may also opt for an extension to the resort towns at the Red Sea at Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh.
Luxury Egypt tours provide the best hotels in Cairo that are centrally located to the top attractions and afford sweeping city, Nile or pyramids views. In between guided touring, the top tours make sure you have some time to explore on your own and sample the best of Cairo.
Not sure what to do with your free time? Take some tips from the top ten list of places to see and things to do on your own in Cairo.
1. Dreamland Amusement Park
This fun-filled full day out is ideal for all ages with a speedy wooden roller coaster sporting pyramids views. Dreamland Park has a dozen rides and many casual dining options from take away to in-house seating restaurants. Dreamland is located in Giza approximately forty-five minutes from Cairo city centre.
2. Amphitron Restaurant
This stylish indoor-outdoor cafe has been a lure for wealthy Egyptians and curious Europeans for decades. Located on fashionable Baghdad Street in Heliopolis, Amphitron is an icon in the area and sweet place to do lunch.
3. The Cairo Opera House
Attracting the best and brightest talent from around the world, the Cairo Opera House is a posh night out for ballet, opera, classical and Arabic music. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended and the immediate area is loaded with high-class restaurants in the surrounding hotels. Located in the heart of Cairo, the Opera House is easy access from any part of the city.
4. The Sakkara Carpet Factory
Located in the Memphis region, this visually stunning carpet factory turns out top-notch works at a fair price. Shipping to your home or office is available upon request and visitors get to see the young carpet makers in action. Though this facility is way out in the desert, the Sakkara Carpet Factory is clean and has a modern bathroom reserved for guests.
5. Arkadia Mall
This pleasing mall is home to more than five-hundred shops and loaded with fast-action video games for all ages. In addition, Arkadia Mall does have an ice rink, however maintenance on the rink may not meet western standards for some skaters. Familiar fast-food abounds from chicken to burgers.
6. CityStars Mall
Your ultimate shopping begins at this stylish and state-of-the-art shopping mall containing over 640 stores carrying top quality items and international brands. Stay and play with 21 cinema screens, an indoor theme park and loads of corporate chain restaurants to meet and exceed most budgets. From classic fare at Ruby Tuesday’s to retro fun at Johnny Rockets, CityStars Mall could be an all-day event.
7. Dining On the Nile
Nile dinner cruise ships are the place to be for a fine meal, live entertainment and a cozy niche to hang out with friends. Dinner cruises glide by the Cairo city lights for a spectacular and romantic getaway or you may opt for lunch cruse for a little bit less of a price. Either way, the water is a great vantage point to take in the views of Cairo from the beautiful river Nile.
8. Cairo Tower
The Cairo Tower is the tallest structure in the city and has an observation deck at the top. On a clear day, you can see the pyramids, Memphis and the edge of a rippled desert dunes. In addition, make a meal of the day at the revolving restaurant above the observation deck for a slow and leisurely 360 degree view. The restaurant itself does actually revolve, but rather it is the floor that moves. This is good news for the squeamish to add a stable feeling as you watch the world go by.
9. The Pharaonic Village
This pleasurable boat ride slowly drifts by scenes of ancient Egypt starring live actors replicating daily life. The end of the boat ride stops in the village teeming with souvenir shops, moderate dining options and a photo shop to get your picture taken wearing ancient Egyptian clothing.
10. Chantilly Restaurant
This elegant restaurant is located at 11 Baghdad Street in Heliopolis and a famous hot spot for a fine evening out on the town. The menu is western European with emphasis on Swiss, German and Austrian fare. The prices are reasonable and a full Egyptian buffet may be your best bet.
Chantilly is a hip and happening restaurant in Heliopolis and one of those classic places where you want to be able to say, “Yes, I have been there”.
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