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If you go to Egypt...

If you go . . .

Where to stay

Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo

12 Ahmed Raghed St.

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Garden City, Cairo

011-20-2-279-80000

www.kempinski.com/en/cairo/nile-hotel

An oasis on the banks of the Nile, with a rooftop pool and “Kempinski for kids” perks, from $191.

Grand Rotana Resort & Spa

Shark’s Bay

Sharm El Sheikh, South Sinai

011-20-2-069-360-2700

www.rotana.com/grandrotanaresortandspa

Kid-friendly resort with all the bells and whistles. From $150, with buffet breakfast.

Hyatt Regency Sharm el Sheikh Resort

Gardens Bay, South Sinai

Sharm El Sheikh

011-20-2-069-360-1234

www.sharm.hyatt.com

If the corkscrew slide and lazy river don’t win the children over, the three private beach coves and Oasis Kids Club will. From $157.

Where to eat

KFC and Pizza Hut

Lebanon Square, Giza

How can a family resist this KFC and Pizza Hut stack (KFC downstairs, Pizza Hut upstairs with a roofdeck) that delivers a world-class view of the pyramids?

Abou Tarek Koshary Restaurant

16 Maarouf St.

Champollion, Cairo

011-20-2-257-75935

Don’t miss the koshary, an Egyptian staple (vegetarian), at this bustling family-friendly local landmark that has been serving authentic Egyptian cuisine since 1950.

Fish Market

26 Shar’a al-Nil, Cairo

In the same “boat” as TGI Fridays

011-20-2-257-09694

Located on the Nile, in a docked ship, serving a buffet of local delights.

Safsafa Restaurant

Na’ama Bay (next to the Hard Rock Cafe)

Sharm el Sheikh

011-20-2-069-366-4937

Great locally caught fish in a lively atmosphere.

Tam Tam

In the Ghazala Hotel

Sharm el Sheikh

011-20-2-069-360-0150

www.ghazala.com

Head to the roof terrace overlooking the Red Sea and enjoy grilled lamb with a view.

What to do

Memphis Tours

24 Morad St., Giza

800-490-0512

www.memphistours.com

Family-friendly tours with knowledgeable Egyptologists in Cairo and Sharm el Sheikh.

Egyptian Museum

Al Ismaileyah, Qasr an Nile

Cairo

011-20-2-225-782452

www.sca-egypt.org/eng/MUS_
Egyptian_Museum.htm

World’s largest collection of phaoronic antiquities. Adults $10, students $5.

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