Tips for Families
Egyptian society is very family oriented. Children of all ages are gladly accepted in virtually every context, and it is quite common for restaurant and hotel staff to whisk toddlers away for playtime, leaving parents to enjoy their meal. That said, Egypt has less specifically child-oriented activities than other countries, and equipment in parks and zoos do not live up to Western safety standards.
To locate accommodations, restaurants, and attractions that are particularly kid-friendly, refer to the “Kids” icon throughout this guide.
Also see Frommer’s 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).