Cairo, the Capital of Egypt, is the largest city of Africa. It is also the site of many of the world’s greatest, most mysterious treasures. Pollution-ridden and overpopulated, the city keeps, thanks to the overwhelming history and lively, diverse neighbourhoods, its unique charm.
The Windsor Hotel Cairo is located in the heart of Cairo’s shopping, business and theatre districts, the hotel is within walking distance of some of the city’s most celebrated attractions. The Hotel is an oasis of tranquility amid the bustle of downtown Cairo. The Windsor is also a venerable Cairo institution and boasts a rich history and warm hospitality.
Day 1 – Cairo Old Town
Old Town Walk – Al Mu’izz Street, Bayt Al’Sehemi, Mosque Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, Bayt Ali Labib –Khan El Khalili, hamam visit
Day 2 – Cairo Downtown
Downtown Walk – Ingi Zada Building, Ahmed Kamel Pasha Building, Ouzonian Building, Nasr City, Maison Groppi, Bank Misr – Ancient Egyptian Museum, night cruise on the Nile, dinner at xxx im Zamalek
Day 3 – Cairo Surroundings
Al-Azhar Park, Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre, souvenir shopping
Day 4 – Cairo Pyramids
Saqqara Archaeological Site, Pyramids of Giza, Dinner at the Mena House Hotel in Giza, Sound and Light show at the Pyramids of Giza, night train to Luxor
Luxor, New Gourna
After ample time in Cairo you’re ready to explore another Egyptian city that’s equally rooted in culture, Luxor. Head to the open air museum of Luxor where you’ll see everything from the temple complex of Karnak, to the Valley of the Kings. Karnak is just as impressive.
The Nefertiti Hotel’s central location in the historical site of Luxor with a panoramic roof top view overlooking the Luxor Temple and the Avenue of the Sphinx, the river Nile and the mountain of the Valley of the Kings, gives the hotel a magical atmosphere.
Day 5 – Luxor
Al Deir Al Bahari Temple, Karnak Temple
Day 6 – New Gourna
New Gourna walking tour, free afternoon
Day 7 – Valley of the Kings
Hot air balloon ride, Valley of the Kings