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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children and infants.

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Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Egypt’s capital is home to more than 17 million people, making it the largest city in Africa and the Middle East.

The hustle and bustle contributes to the city’s charm though – Cairo is meant to be seen, heard and felt. The key is to gradually wade into this magnetic metropolis – perhaps take a tour of the main sites the day after your flight to Cairo lands, before making your way to the quieter, lesser-known landmarks the next. Once you’ve got your head around the city, you’re ready to venture through Cairo’s busy crowds and narrow streets.

Cairo and its neighbouring district of Giza are home to some of the world’s biggest treasures, most notably the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. The three iconic pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, as well as the monument that’s believed to represent the Pharaoh King Khafre’s face (the Sphinx), are a testament to ancient planning and engineering. It is also here that you’ll find the River Nile, which seems to bring together all of its other landmarks, such as the Cairo Tower, the great Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and the renowned Cairo Opera House. Beyond the city’s fascinating history, Cairo has plenty of entertainment on offer.

The locals love nothing more than a bit of al fresco dining. Young groups of friends can be spotted hanging out at the newest cafe or restaurant, while older generations opt for the more traditional coffee shops, where you can enjoy a refreshing espresso alongside some shisha.

What to do in Cairo

Try some Egyptian street food

Almost everywhere you go in Cairo, you’ll find a food cart or stall selling delicious street food and drink. Try a refreshing sugarcane or mango juice, prickly pear (cactus fruit), falafel, koshari, and foul (a form of baked bean). Also, check out Zooba Cafe, which serves street food with a twist in a cafe setting.

Zooba Cafe
26th of July Street
Zamalek
+20 10 2315 2510

Visit Tahrir Square

Cairo’s famous Tahrir Square is the icon of modern Egypt, and is framed on one side by the Mogmaa Al Tahrir (Tahrir Palace). Situated a stone’s throw away is the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to the majority of the country’s historical gems, including the treasure of Tutankhamun.

Tahrir Square
Meret Basha
Qasr El-Nile

Take a boat trip along the Nile

One of the best places to take some time out and watch the world go by is along the River Nile. Avoid the evening crowds by taking a traditional felucca during the day. These boats usually wait for customers on either side of the Nile or at larger mooring spots, like the one that also houses Nile Maxim, a great spot for lunch.

Maxim Restaurants
Saraya El Gezira Street
In front of Marriott Hotel
Zamalek
+20 2 2738 8888

Where to eat in Cairo

Le Deck (International)

For a fancy lunch with a spectacular view, this intimate lounge and restaurant is the only hot spot of its kind that’s slap bang in the middle of the River Nile area. With a wide variety of tasty international dishes on offer, there’s something on the menu for even the fussiest eater.

Sofitel El Gezirah Cairo
3 El Thawra Council Street
Zamalek
+20 2 2737 3737

Fairmont Nile City Brunch (International)

This legendary Friday brunch is a favourite among trendy locals, with the buffet selection here being big, bountiful and delicious. Anything you can think of is served, from waffles, pancakes and muffins to Peking duck, sushi, pasta and salads. There are loads of desserts on offer too.

Nile City Towers- 2005B
Corniche El-Nile
Ramlet Beaulac
+20 2 2461 9494

El Morocco (Middle Eastern)

Located on a boat by the Nile, this authentic eatery offers a wide variety of Middle Eastern specialties, endless types of shisha, and traditional Arabic music and dancing. It is highly recommended to book in advance, as it can get busy after dark – particularly during the weekends.

Blue Nile Boat
9a Saray El-Gezira Street
Zamalek
+20 2 2735 3112

Places to stay in Cairo

Talisman Hotel

Out towards the east of the Nile, the Talisman Hotel is a retro-style property with plenty of traditional charm. The rooms are elegant and decorated with locally sourced art. There are also hot tubs, free Wi-Fi and a library, while the restaurant serves good local food.

39 Talaat Harb Street
Downtown Cairo
Ganayen Al Waileyah
+20 2 2393 9431

Staybridge Suites & Apartments – Citystars

This hotel is a very convenient place to stay in Cairo, particularly if you have children. Staybridge is attached to the Citystars Mall, one of the biggest shopping complexes in Egypt, so you’re never far from dining or entertainment options. Additionally, there’s a laundry room that’s free to use, so you won’t have to worry about the little ones getting messy.

Emtedad Makram Obeid Street
Heliopolis
Nasr City
11737
+20 2 2480 3333

Mena House Oberoi

Fancy waking up to a view of the Great Pyramids of Giza? The legendary Mena House Hotel provides just that. Surrounded by acres of lush gardens, and with a spa and swimming pool to boot, the suites are named after famous figures who have stayed at the hotel, including the wartime British Primer Minister Winston Churchill.

Yara
Bab El-Louq
Abdin
+20 2 3377 3222

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