Egypt Luxury Family Holidays: The Best Ancient Egypt Getaway

Experience the adventure of a lifetime with an epic Egypt luxury family holiday. From exploring the ancient pyramids to relaxing on pristine sandy beaches, you and your family can enjoy the best that Egypt has to offer. From the hustle and bustle of busy Cairo to the tranquility of the Red Sea coast, you can discover the wonders of this amazing country in a way that suits your family’s budget and lifestyle.

Top 12 Egypt Luxury Family Holidays

Tour PackageFromDetails
Egypt Luxury Private Tours: Enjoy a Exclusive Vacation in Egypt like Never BeforeView
15-Day Luxury Cruise and Stay Adventure$3665View
13-Day Egypt Luxury Holiday – Cairo, Nile Cruise, Red Sea$4900View
11-Day Dahabiya Luxury Cruise and Cairo$8495View
11-Day Egypt Luxury Small Group Tours – Cairo & Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise$3985View
11-Day Dahabiya Nile Sailing Luxury Vacation w/ Cairo Tour$4199View
10-Day Luxury Nile Cruise and Cairo Tours$2690View
10-Day Egypt and Jordan Luxury Tours$1959View
8-Day Luxury Cairo and Dahabiya on the Nile Experience$3369View
8-Day Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise$2115View
8-Day Luxury Small Boat Nile Cruise and Cairo Highlights Tour$2795View
8-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Holiday Package$2115View
8-Day Luxury Nile Cruise from Cairo – Four Seasons Hotel & Oberoi Zahra Cruise$2630View
7-Day 5-Star Egypt Tour$2160View

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Egypt: An Unforgettable Luxury Adventure for the Whole Family

Whether you’re searching for relaxing moments in the desert, a shopping spree in a bustling souq, or an unforgettable experience in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt has something for you.

Egypt offers an unforgettable luxury family holiday experience with its stunning landscapes, cultural vibrancy, myriad of historical sites, and diverse activities that your whole family can engage in.

The Best Cities to Visit in Egypt as a Family

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Cairo is the perfect starting point for Egypt luxury family holidays. With iconic ancient monuments, vibrant markets, and fascinating museums, and even a world-class opera house, there’s plenty to explore in this bustling city. Luxor is also a must-see city, thanks to its awe-inspiring ancient tombs and temples, while Alexandria is renowned for its cultural treasures and Mediterranean charm.

For some rest-and-relaxation, head to the Red Sea resorts of Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh or El Gouna, where you and your family can take advantage of the lovely beaches, warm weather, plenty of sunshine and plenty of water activities for people of all ages.

Egypt luxury family holidays are like stepping into a time machine, with the bustling streets of Cairo giving way to the majestic tombs of Luxor and the sparkling shores of the Red Sea, providing an unforgettable adventure for the whole family.

Top Family-Friendly Historical Attractions in Egypt

Most families who visit Egypt and wish to do some sightseeing enter the country via Cairo International Airport. Most will also usually spend at least two or three nights in Egypt’s vibrant capital before leaving to embark on a Nile cruise or to explore places like Luxor, or to simply relax and unwind on the Red Sea coast.

Egypt is full of unique and interesting family attractions that can add to the richness of Egypt luxury family holidays.

Here are some tips on the top family-friendly attractions to add to your bucket list:

Top Attractions for Families in Cairo

luxury egypt, Pyramid of Khafre and Great Sphinx

In Cairo, your family can enjoy the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the fascinating Egyptian Museum, and one of the oldest markets in the world, the centuries-old Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. The Khan el-Khalili Bazaar is a great place to explore and can be a great place to bargain hunt for souvenirs and gifts.

The Pyramids of Giza are a definite must-see and offer a superb glimpse into the history of Ancient Egypt. The Great Pyramid is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a must-see for all visitors, while the Egyptian Museum provides a fascinating day out with its impressive exhibits of mummies and tens of thousands of other ancient artifacts.

Another great option to include in yoru Egypt luxury family holiday would be a visit to the Pharaonic Village, a historical theme park located in Cairo, Egypt. It was opened in 1984 and is designed to showcase life in ancient Egypt during the Pharaonic era. The park features replicas of ancient buildings, temples, and tombs, as well as actors dressed in traditional clothing and performing various roles to give visitors a glimpse into the daily life of the Pharaohs.

Visitors can take a boat ride down a man-made Nile river and witness the different aspects of life along its banks, including farming, fishing, and trading. The park also has a museum with a collection of ancient artifacts, including mummies, jewelry, and pottery.

The Pharaonic Village is a popular tourist destination and a great place to learn about ancient Egyptian history and culture.

Must See Attractions in Luxor

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Heading south from Cairo to Luxor, visitors can explore the ancient temples, tombs and monuments of Thebes, an ancient capital near modern-day Luxor. The Valley of the Kings, with its 62 royal burial tombs, is a must-see for families. The tomb of King Tutankhamun is located at this site and should high up on your bucket list.

Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple are also key attractions. In fact, the Karnak Temple complex is Egypt’s second-most visited archaeological site. Luxor Temple also offers a great opportunity to learn about the history of ancient Egypt and some of the gods and goddesses associated with the country. The temple is also home to an intriguing array of hieroglyphics and artwork.

Luxor is also a great place to explore some bustling markets and to get a better understanding of the culture and customs of modern-day Egypt. Families can also enjoy cruises on the Nile, which will take them past some of the most impressive monuments and most beautiful scenery the country has to offer.

Top Attractions in Aswan for Families

luxury egypt holiday, Philae Temple in Egypt

The city of Aswan is a great city to explore with family. Here, you can visit the Unfinished Obelisk, a gigantic unfinished obelisk that was left behind by the Ancient Egyptians that provides a unique insight into the quarrying techniques used at the time.

Philae Temple is a great spot for families, offering some amazing views of the Nile and some beautiful photo opportunities. The High Dam is also a great attraction for families, offering a great view of the Nile and the sprawling Lake Nasser.

Be Sure to Include a Nile River Cruise

Nile Cruise, Philae Facade

A Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan or from Aswan to Luxor is one of the most popular activities in Egypt among visiting tourists, including families. It’s the perfect way to soak up stunning Egyptian scenery, enjoy a unique cultural experience, and to visit some of the country’s top ancient sites in Aswan, Luxor, Kom Ombo and Edfu.

Most good Nile River cruises will include expert guided tours to all the ancient tombs and temples mentioned previously, as you sail along the river between Aswan and Luxor. Most cruises also include excellent meals and most of the modern cruise ships have the same sort of amenities as one would find at a good high-end hotel.

In order for your cruise to be a perfect fit for your Egypt luxury family holiday, consider a cruise aboard a vessel like the Oberoi Philae or the Oberoi Zahra which is often described as being akin to a floating palace.

A luxury Nile cruise is like a luxurious voyage through the annals of time, taking you past the grand monuments of Egypt’s history and painting the canvas of the present with a vivid brush of culture and scenery.

Consider a Break on Egypt’s Red Sea Coast

egypt family vacation, Red Sea

Egypt luxury family holidays simply aren’t complete without spending some time at the beach. Besides Egypt’s stunningly beautiful beaches, its Red Sea coastline is also home to some of the world’s best SCUBA diving and snorkeling sites. Of course, if you don’t want to go under the water, you can have plenty of fun on the water, or even near to the water.

Top Family-Friendly Activities in Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh

The two most popular spots along the Red Sea coast are Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh. Both of these destinations offer plenty of family-friendly activities, including:

  • Camel rides
  • Quad bike tours
  • Safari trips and fun parks
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving and/or Scuba diving lessons
  • Windsurfing
  • Kite boarding

These are just a few activities which you can enjoy on Egypt’s magnificent Red Sea coast during Egypt luxury family holidays. Exploring the Red Sea coast is like unearthing a hidden gem, with its glittering waters and abundance of family-friendly activities – it’s a paradise waiting to be discovered.

 

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Egypt Luxury Family Holidays FAQs

Are there any Unique Activities that I can do with my Family while in Egypt?

If you’re looking for a unique family activity other than those already mentioned, you won’t be disappointed! There’s plenty of exciting things to do during Egypt luxury family holidays. For a-once-in-a-lifetime experience, you can take a hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings, where you’ll get breathtaking views of Luxor’s magnificent ancient monuments. If you’re up for a challenge, you can take a ride on a camel or horseback through the desert landscape. Quad-bike tours into the desert are another fun activity but not suitable for very young children.

Sahara Desert Oases Tours

If time permits, you may also want to consider adding a Sahara Desert tour to your Egypt luxury family holiday. Many people would even go as far as saying that no trip to Egypt is complete without taking a tour of the Sahara Desert and its magical oases. A tour of the desert allows you to explore the desert’s ancient history and the traditional culture of the Bedouin people.

You can either take a 4×4 desert safari or a camel ride, or even a combination of both. You’ll also get the chance to experience traditional Bedouin hospitality and to stay overnight in one of the many desert camps.

As you can see, Egypt luxury family holidays really can be an unforgettable experience. From exploring the ancient tombs of the Pharaohs to discovering the unique culture of the Bedouin people, there is something for everyone to enjoy and explore.

How can I Find Luxurious Accommodation in Egypt?

If you’re looking for luxurious accommodation in Egypt, you’ve come to the right place. From upscale resorts on the Mediterranean Coast to unique desert oases, there are plenty of options available to suit your needs. Many of the major cities in Egypt, including Cairo and Luxor, offer luxurious hotels and resorts that feature amenities such as swimming pools, spas and fitness centers, as well as fine dining restaurants and bars.

If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, there are also plenty of smaller boutique hotels that offer a more personalized touch and a quieter atmosphere.

No matter what type of accommodation you’re looking for, at Egypt Tours Plus we can deliver something which will be a perfect fit for your Egypt luxury family holiday. Hotels such as the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo (First Residence), the Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, the Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel, the Sheraton Cairo Hotel and Casino, the Royal Savoy, the Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel in Luxor, and the Old Cataract in Aswan are all good options.

What is the Best Time of Year to visit for an Egypt Luxury family holiday?

The best time of year for an Egypt luxury family holiday is during the winter months of November to February. The temperatures are a lot cooler and temperatures during the day tend to stay between approximately 18 – 22 degrees Celsius, so it is much more comfortable for sightseeing and exploring. Additionally, the humidity levels are lower, making it an ideal time for families to explore the impressive monuments, shop in the bustling markets, and relax along the Red Sea coast.

Are there any Age Restrictions on any of the Family Holiday Activities in Egypt?

When planning an Egypt luxury family holiday, it is important to be aware of any age restrictions that may be in place for the activities you plan to undertake. Generally speaking, there are no strict age restrictions in place in Egypt, though it is a good idea to check the requirements of each activity before booking and making your way to the destination. For example, while there are many boat rides and Nile cruises that are suitable for children, some may require a certain minimum age due to safety regulations.

Additionally, many enjoyable activities such as riding camels or visiting the pyramids involve a certain amount of physical exertion, so it is important to consider the age and physical capabilities of each family member.

What Type of food is Available in Egypt for Families?

Your Egypt luxury family holiday can also be a culinary adventure that allows you to enjoy a wide variety of delicious and unique dishes. Egyptian cuisine is typically a mix of Egyptian, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern influences. Staples of the Egyptian diet include ful medames, a dish of cooked and mashed fava beans; koshary, a dish of rice, macaroni, and lentils topped with tomato sauce and garlic vinegar; and kabab and molokheyya, popular dishes of grilled and stewed meats.

Fish is also popular in many areas of Egypt, as are fruit and vegetables. Desserts and sweets, such as baklava, Umm Ali, and kunafa, are also enjoyed by many families.

Don’t worry, if you start longing for Western food during your Egypt luxury family holiday, there is plenty available. You will also find popular Western fast food venues in all of the country’s major cities.

Are there any Safety Concerns for Families Traveling to Egypt?

Egypt luxury family holidays are typically very safe but it is important to take certain safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. It is also important to avoid discussing politics or religion with locals. Additionally, visitors should only use reputable travel agencies and safe modes of transport.

Lastly, it is important to take basic precautions against theft and pickpockets, such as carrying only the money and documents you need, and keeping your other valuables in a secure place. With these precautions, families can enjoy a safe and memorable holiday in Egypt.

Booking a Family Tour to Egypt

For the ultimate experience, Egypt luxury family holidays should be booked through an experienced and reputable Egypt tour operator. An experienced travel company will be able to customize your trip according to your family’s interests and budget, providing you with the best possible experience.

Before booking a tour, take some time to research and inquire about the different luxury packages available. When researching, look for tour operators that are highly rated and have plenty of positive reviews. This will ensure that your Egypt luxury family holiday runs smoothly and that you get the most out of your tip to Egypt.

Secure your Dream Trip Today

At Egypt Tours Plus, we don’t only sell tours, we make dreams come true. And, with nearly half a million tours already sold, and as proud recipients of the Tripadvisor “Travers’ Choice Award” for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023, you can book your trip to the Land of the Pharaohs with absolute peace of mind.

Egypt Tours Plus is like a genie in a bottle: we can make your wildest dreams come true and take you to the most breathtaking destinations in the Land of the Pharaohs – all with only a few clicks of your mouse.

Contact us now to begin planning your trip or to book your epic Egypt Luxury Family Holiday today.

 

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Last Updated on June 21, 2024