Cairo Tower and Felucca Rides
Boat trips through the Resort’s Dive Centre
Morning: Spend time with the Pharaohs at the 5,000-year old Great Pyramids and discover where royal life began with a tour of its interiors, before visiting the Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum. While at the Pyramids, choose to travel around the wonder by camel or horseback. Then take a trip to the Grand Egyptian Museum – the world’s largest – and marvel at the treasures of King Tut and an astounding collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, totaling over 160,000 items (currently in soft opening, official opening late 2023).
Tip: On your way back, witness papyrus creation first-hand and even ask the artist to paint your name in hieroglyphics, or discover the alluring scents of handmade fragrances that are encased in handcrafted glass bottles and finished with authentic designs.
Afternoon: Before leaving the Pyramids, enjoy lunch at Khufu Restaurant and marvel at the magical backdrop. Then, just steps from the Hotel, sail down the world's longest river on a sunset felucca ride, as Cairo’s most iconic landmarks become the backdrop for your trip.
Tip: To enhance the experience, why not order a picnic basket from the Hotel’s concierge?
Evening: Stroll through Moez Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s 1,000-year-old market. From historical architecture to colourful handcrafted souvenirs and authentic nooks, experience the essence of Old Cairo before visiting the authentic Naguib Mahfouz, the best place to savour Egyptian cuisine while surrounded by heritage.
Morning: Explore the many religious traditions of Old Cairo, while touring spectacular historic buildings, including the Muhammad Ali Mosque, the Hanging Church (with the largest collection of Coptic Christian artifacts in the world), as well as the Jewish Synagogue.
Afternoon: Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization – the only museum in Egypt showcasing the different historical periods of Egypt and housing 22 royal mummies from the ancient kings and queens of Egypt, including King Ramses II and Queen Hatshepsut.
Evening: Spend a night at the Cairo Opera House, home to the largest international and national names, with first-class productions of ballet, operatic and symphonic works.
Morning: Uncover the modern Royal era at many of Cairo’s fascinating museums and palaces. From the masterpieces at Princess Aisha Fahmy Palace and the luxurious Manial Palace and Mohamed Aly Palace that tell the story of botanical eloquence and architectural grandeur, to the Abdeen Palace and Baron Palace, spend the morning delighting in unforgettable stories from Cairo’s more recent past.
Evening: For art lovers, take in the paintings and sculptures at the must-see Zamalek Art Gallery – just 15 minutes from the Hotel. On your way back, embark on a night tour of downtown Cairo to explore the many stories behind the historic buildings and their rich architecture.
From the banks of the Nile in Cairo, let our Four Seasons concierge team arrange a trip with a personal guide to discover the other side of the Nile at Luxor and Aswan. Whether on a day trip or a full cruise to both destinations, discover the mysteries of these ancient cities that are home to one-third of the world’s historic monuments.
Morning: With 76 world-class dive sites to choose from, start your day early and hop aboard one of our private yachts in search of underwater secrets, including historic World War II shipwrecks and the dramatic reefs of Ras Mohammed National Park. Aside from diving, why not try your hand at sea kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding?
Afternoon: Visit the Heavenly Cathedral, voted one of the world’s 10 most beautiful churches, with its elaborately painted ceiling and stained-glass windows illustrating stories from the Bible. Then head to Al Sahaba Mosque, with its 76-metre- (249-foot-) tall minarets, spectacular fusion of styles – including Ottoman, Fatimid and Mamluk – and stunning domed ceiling and intricate tilework. Then stop off at the Old Market to shop for souvenirs, spices and authentic local products.
Evening: Head to the Alf Leila Wa Leila Show, which features a variety of traditional Egyptian dances with Pharaonic and Bedouin musical performances, set against a backdrop of magnificent architecture.
Morning: Climb Mount Moses and watch the sunrise over the glittering Red Sea, before visiting Saint Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built between 548 and 565 AD, the monastery is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world, with many rare books dating back to 1859.
Evening: Enjoy an authentic Egyptian experience with our Bedouin Dinner Under the Stars experience, where you’ll enjoy a traditional outdoor feast on our Red Sea beach, featuring authentic dishes and spectacular entertainment.
Morning: Explore rugged terrain, dunes and valleys on a quad bike adventure, or journey across the desert on a sunset safari camel ride, with a guided tour that will take you to some of the area’s most scenic locations.
Afternoon: Head to Frasha Café for a charming sunset infinity view and enjoy light bites while taking in breathtaking views of the Red Sea and the surrounding mountains.
Evening: Head to Hard Rock Café for some live music and an energetic atmosphere with national and international artists, while mingling with visitors and locals or exploring the area’s many shops.