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Tailor-make your family holiday to Egypt

Brimming with exciting places to discover, Egypt is an excellent destination for families.

With a very low malaria risk, our suggestion is that this destination is suitable for almost all ages, from three-year-olds and upward.

There is a large number of hotel accommodation available throughout Egypt which cater for families and facilities include kids' clubs, children's pools with activities, playgrounds, and mini zoos.

Activity highlights throughout Egypt include camel rides, visiting the pyramids, cooking with a local family in Cairo and an outing to the Pharaonic village, where actors play out scenes from ancient Egyptian life.

Start planning your family trip to Egypt

Start thinking about your experience. These itineraries are simply suggestions for how you could enjoy some of the same experiences as our specialists. They’re just for inspiration, because your trip will be created around your particular tastes.

Recommended family accommodation in Egypt

Family activity ideas in Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza

Giza, Saqqara & Dahshur

As the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the pyramids at Giza occupy a unique place in world history, and are a perennial favourite with travellers.

Temple of Philae, Aswan, Egypt

Philae Temple Sound & Light Show

The highlight of this excursion is crossing the Nile in a boat and being greeted by sights of the floodlit Philae Temple silhouetted against the rocks and surrounding water.

Spices, Khan El Khalili, Cairo

Museum, Citadel, Mosque & Souqs

Situated on a spur of the Muqattam Hills, the citadel dominates Cairo's skyline and was the nerve centre of the city and wider Egypt for almost 700 years.