you need a break from city life, try a round of golf on the
famous Mena House course overlooking the Pyramids.
the horse-racing at the Gezira Club or visit the Zoo and the
Botanical Gardens. Take a trip on the Nile in a felucca
or ride on horseback from the Giza Pyramids to Saqqara.
a day trip outside Cairo visit Haraniyya village and see the
beautiful tapestries and weaving produced by local people.
Visit Kerdasa which is famed for its embroidered cotton and
silk dresses (galabeyas) as well as other hand made products.
Or get away from it all at the top of the Cairo Tower, a modern
187 meter-high tower with views of the city form all sides,
topped by a revolving restaurant.