At Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, we go out of our way to make our youngest guests feel welcome. Our resourceful Concierge is always close at hand, ready to help you plan a day, or even a week’s worth, of entertainment in Cairo, or help arrange a babysitter whenever you need one. Be sure to let us know the names and ages of your youngest travel companions before you arrive so that we can prepare a visit they’ll never forget.
Experience Cairo Together
- Giza Zoo
The Egyptian Giza Zoo, opened in 1891, showcases dozens of species of animals and plants from all over the world.
- Felucca Rides
As the sun sets, an astounding experience awaits just a few steps from the Hotel. Set sail in a felucca – a long wooden sailboat that was known to transport pharaohs, food and supplies – along the world’s longest river, and take in the city’s landmark views while enjoying the tranquil breeze.
- Horseback Riding
Explore the desert on horseback with a private guide. Camel-back tours are also offered.
- Special Welcome Gift
- Babysitting Services
- Child-Size Bathrobes
- Complimentary Baby and Children’s Toiletries
- Childproofing Items
- Cribs and/or Rollaway Beds
- Complimentary Diapers and Use of Bottles
- Complimentary Use of Video Games and Toys
It’s amazing how a vacation can bring the whole family together; it’s a rewarding experience that creates lifelong memories for everyone. Few places offer as much history, fun, excitement and cultural learning experiences for the whole family as Cairo. Sitting in the heart of the city on the banks of the River Nile, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza is an idyllic home base to explore Cairo, offering convenient access to the Egyptian Museum, 1,000-year-old Khan El Khalili Market, and 12th-century Citadel and pyramids.
With a bird’s-eye view of the fascinating River Nile scenery to the Cairo skyline, children will love waking up to colourful scenery from your private in-room terrace. It’s the perfect start to a day full of the city’s adventures.
The long morning hours are among the best times in Cairo for sightseeing. Visit the Egyptian Museum or discover the treasures of King Tutankhamun and the world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities – an incredible display of 160,000 artefacts spanning 5,000 years of the Pharaonic era.
At Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s 1,000-year-old and most authentic market, walk through the aisles and souvenir shops surrounded by heritage and history. Kids will enjoy the authentic nooks and colourful souvenirs handcrafted by locals, which make the perfect gifts for family and friends.
Historians in training can spend time with the pharaohs at the only remaining original of the Seven Wonders of the World – the 5,000-year-old Great Pyramid of Giza. In the company of true royalty, witness where the story of life began. The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx are sure to have young eyes gazing in awe. While there, you may also try your hand at sandboarding down the dunes, driving a quad bike or choosing between two modes of transportation – horse or camel – to explore the site.
Located inside Giza Zoo, the Zoological Museum is Cairo’s largest park and green area with over 1,300 mummified animals exhibited. A visit is bound to stay in children’s memories long after leaving.
As the first of its kind in Egypt, Ski Egypt is a snow-covered mountain resort for all ages. With professional ski lessons and snow gliding to fun-filled penguin interactions and lounging, Ski Egypt is a destination the whole family can enjoy.
For a day full of fun and art for the whole family, Darb 1718 is a wide stage for Cairo’s contemporary art scene. Led by friendly instructors, kids have the opportunity to get creative and engage in various arts and crafts activities such as pottery and mosaic design.
Let kids travel back in time to the Pharaonic Village to get a glimpse of Ancient Egypt. Sail down the Nile, discover how the pharaohs lived through a demonstration of their daily lives and learn how pyramids were built – all in one kid-friendly destination.
Traveling with kids makes everlasting memories for everyone. A day well spent is one exploring Cairo’s fascinating modern destinations such as Cairo Festival City Mall. Kids can watch the outdoor dancing fountain, expel their energy at Bounce (a massive indoor trampoline park) and experience adult working life at KidZania Cairo (an interactive and educational theme park).
After a family- and fun-filled day of exploring the great city of Cairo, spend the evening unwinding by the pool under the city’s setting sun. The Hotel offers a both an outdoor pool sanctuary and shallow kiddie pool for younger guests.