Whether you go for winter sun on the Red Sea Riviera, to see the Pyramids at Giza or explore ancient Cairo, family holidays in Egypt are awe-inspiring and magical for kids.
It’s easier than ever to visit Egypt now families can apply online for an Egypt Visa before they travel. Remember, all kids under 16 need their own visa.
Direct flights from UK to Cairo all-year-round take under five hours
There are direct flights from the UK to Sharm el Sheikh – flying time 10 hours
Egypt has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites including: the Pyramids at Giza, Historic Cairo and Abu Mena
The Red Sea Riviera is a popular Middle East winter sun destination
Cairo has the best golf courses in the Middle East.
July and August temperatures in Cairo average 35˚C
Summer temperatures in Sharm el Sheikh average 40˚C
Cairo has a metro and good bus services from the centre to Giza and other city districts. Driving’s best avoided and most hotels and resorts have shuttle services or will arrange transport. Guided tours take a lot of pressure out of sightseeing. There are regular flights from Cairo to the Red Sea Riviera. Nile river cruises are an excellent way to see more remote areas.