Diana Wrangham

Egypt Travel Expert

An ancient land that has entranced and mystified in equal measure. Far beneath the billowing sails of boats along the Nile and the awe-inspiring wonder of the pyramids of Giza, there’s also another side to Egypt’s story. Spend an hour or two talking to the locals to unearth the true magic, for a luxury vacation in Egypt is a tale waiting to be heard. And don’t miss out on the crafts of Khan al Khalil market.

Diana Wrangham

Egypt Travel Expert

Egypt Highlights

An ancient land that has entranced and mystified in equal measure. Far beneath the billowing sails of boats along the Nile and the awe-inspiring wonder of the pyramids of Giza, there’s also another side to Egypt’s story. Spend an hour or two talking to the locals to unearth the true magic, for a luxury vacation in Egypt is a tale waiting to be heard. And don’t miss out on the crafts of Khan al Khalil market.

More about Egypt

MORE ABOUT EGYPT

Split in half by the restorative waters of the ancient Nile, Egypt is defined by the ancient monuments of Luxor and Karnak, its luscious green delta, and the sensory cities of Alexandria and Cairo which thrum and heave between the river and the sea. A true feast for the senses, you’ll want to pack your best linens as you experience everything from mysterious Sufi dancing, languorous meals on the banks of the Nile, and reverential forays into the much mythologized Valley of the Kings. But it’s not all ancient - modern Egypt is an exhilaratingly modern nation, poised between ripe North Africa and the glittering seas of the Mediterranean. See the ancient world come alive before your eyes.

Private Tours on the Nile

NAVIGATING THE NILE

At dawn and dusk, the sky along the Nile trembles with pearl and brilliant, deep red. Everything assumes a certain unreality, which is - perhaps - the appropriate frame of mind when joining a private tour along this truly mythological riverine artery. Bicycle through the lush agricultural fields and traditional villages of the river’s bank, before plunging down to explore the burial chambers of the Valley of the Kings - the resting place of Tutankhamun. Drink-in the under-visited beauty of Medinat Habu temple, before witnessing mighty Luxor after dark - where only the froth of distant stars light these otherworldly palaces.

Best Hotels in Egypt

SHADED TERRACES AND LUXURY SPAS

The hotels of Egypt are synonymous with a kind of old-world glamor and unapologetic indulgence that is rarely found in our age of uber-modern glass hotels. Enjoy day-beds and roof terraces shaded by plush canopies, while you sip ice-cold tumblers of gin and taste charcoal-flecked shawarma; indulge yourself in luxury spas; and satisfy yourself with some of the most decorous suites in this part of the work, whether you stay in bustling Cairo or the palm-shaded courtyards of Luxor’s colonial-style Al-Moudira.

Luxury Honeymoons in Egypt

A HONEYMOON LIKE NO OTHER

With its scintillating street-life, opulent hotels and jaw-dropping history, Egypt is a natural honeymoon destination. Explore the temples of mighty Luxor from the palatial hotel of Al Moudira, sample traditional Egyptian feasts, and drift along the Nile on a private felucca. By night, your way will be lit by glowing fires and the bright stars above - unless you seek the energy and bustle of Cairo’s Khan al Khalili market, or a rare private tour of the Egyptian Museum by night.

Egypt Highlights

An ancient land that has entranced and mystified in equal measure. Far beneath the billowing sails of boats along the Nile and the awe-inspiring wonder of the pyramids of Giza, there’s also another side to Egypt’s story. Spend an hour or two talking to the locals to unearth the true magic, for a luxury vacation in Egypt is a tale waiting to be heard. And don’t miss out on the crafts of Khan al Khalil market.

Luxury Hotels in Egypt

STAY IN EGYPT

Far from the package resorts of Sharm el Sheik can be found some of the world’s most glamorous and old-world hotels, offering deliciously satisfying service and colonial-style comfort. Whether you sleep in an urban oasis in Cairo or choose a palm-shaded boutique in ancient Aswan, we will always find you the country’s most satisfying luxury accommodations.

Luxury Hotels in Egypt

IN THE CITY

Cairo, Egypt’s enormous and heady capital city, can be exhilarating - but also overwhelming. With so much to do and see, it’s useful to have a space of calm and gentle reflection away from it all. The Nile Ritz Carlton hits exactly that spot - serving up Pharaonic levels of royal comfort within its renowned views over the Egyptian Museum and crushingly good rooftop cocktail lounge. It is, as you’d expect from the Ritz, flawless in every way.

Luxury Hotels in Egypt

ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE

Beneath ochre domes, the hidden, palm-shaded courtyards of Al-Moudira is a luxury gateway to the Egyptian desert and one of the country’s most authentically old-world retreats. Henna and jasmine drift through the air, while the swimming pool and shaded gardens transform this chic boutique into a true oasis - somewhere between an Ottoman palace and a beloved home.

Luxury Hotels in Egypt

ON THE NILE

Ok, it’s not technically a hotel - but a boat. And there is no better way to experience the best of Egypt than the step aboard one of these luxury dahabiya boats and to be propelled by gentle winds down the Nile. All you have to do is recline and dine on the sun-drenched roof deck, passing lovely Luxor and the stirling sights of Aswan as you go.

  • Population Population 99,828,978
  • Capital Capital Cairo
  • Language Language Arabic
  • Currency Currency Egyptian Pound
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT +1 | EST +6
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    "Escape the heat of the Egyptian sun and the bustle of the crowds and visit Luxor after-dark. Open into the evening, it only adds to the grandeur to see the temple lit up against the inky night sky."

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