Egypt destinations are blessed with breathtaking filled with beauty and greatness. Egypt is located in northeast Africa and the Middle East which makes it the home to the most impressive natural landmarks and resorts in Hurghada, Sharm el Sheik, El Gouna and many more. Cast your eyes on two-thirds of the world’s monuments and experience the incredible history located in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and the beautiful Nile valley.
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Egypt is known to be the home to a heritage spanning across more than six thousand years from the ancient Egyptian age to the Greco-Roman period to the Coptic and the Muslim era. All the evidences prove that Egypt has been blessed with the perfect environmental condition and an endless rich culture that made civilization emerge in the most spectacular fashion. Egypt is a transcontinental country between North Africa and Asia, It is boarded by Sudan from the south, Libya to the west, bounded by the Mediterranean and the Red Sea from the North and the East and in the heart of Egypt is the life-giver of the country “The Nile River”. Her unique location was the ambition of many foreign invaders over the ages that south to shift the atmosphere and culture of Egypt. The country enjoys a great deal of natural beauty and beautiful coastal lines in the Red Sea and four of the world’s enchanting cities.
Cairo “The Capital of Egypt”
Cairo is known to be the heart of Egypt and of course its capital. The city is the biggest metropolitan area in Africa, the Arab world and the 15th largest in the world. Cairo is very well known for being the home to the majestic Giza Complex that holds One of the Seven Wonders of The World the Great Pyramid of King Khufu, the world’s oldest Statue the sole guardian of Egypt the Sphinx, the world’s oldest Pyramid the step pyramid and Egypt’s first capital Memphis city. All the above were built during the Old Kingdom since 4000 years ago. Cairo holds some of the world’s oldest churches from the Coptic era like the Hanging Church and many more. The city that we know today took its first steps in 969 AD when it was constructed by the Fatimid dynasty on a location called Old Cairo. Due to all the Islamic architecture, Old Cairo is revered to as “The City of Thousand Minarets”, one of the biggest monuments located in Old Cairo is the golden Street of Khan El Khalili one of the oldest marketplaces in the history of the Middle East. One landmark in Egypt that can’t be missed during your Egypt vacation is the massive Salah El Din Citadel, built in the 12th century and holds many amazing structures like the glorious Muhammad Ali Mosque. In the center of Cairo across the Tahrir square is the House of magic the Egyptian Museum that holds more than 120,000 rare Ancient Egyptian Artifacts from more than 3000 years ago.
Luxor “The Ancient City”
One of the most famous Egypt destinations and the world’s immortal Cities & the globe’s greatest open-air museum, the enchanting city of Luxor located on the east bank of the Nile River in southern Egypt where many Kings and Queens choose to immortalize their legacy in, like the phenomenal Valley of the Kings which one of the most famous Egypt tourist attractions that can’t be missed during your Egypt tours. This archaeological site is located in the heart of a mountain that holds more than 63 tombs. The valley has 20 royal tombs from the New Kingdom like the Ramses dynasty, Tutankhamun, Amenhotep I, Thutmose and many other. The city also holds the extraordinary temple of Queen Hatshepsut constructed in 1479 BC, one of the new kingdom most successful pharaoh, the temple is truly magnificent as it is an example of the classical architecture of that era. One of the greatest Luxor tourist attractions is the beautiful Luxor temple, the house of the Sun God Amon, his wife Goddess of motherhood Mut and The Moon God Khonsu. The city is also the home of the world’s biggest and oldest religious complex in history the Karnak Temple where the worship of many gods took place during the Old Kingdom.
Aswan “The Nubian City”
The beautiful city of Aswan served as a source for the building blocks used to construct the many temples and obelisks all across Egypt. Aswan is located in Upper Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile and is the home to the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, constructed by Ramses the great during the new Kingdom to achieve immortality and win in a race against oblivion and defeat the passing of time like he defeated his enemy. The temple redefines the word Greatness and informs a lot of hidden secret about one of the most prosperous periods in the history of ancient Egypt. During the Ptolemaic era in 690 BC, the mystical Philae temple which was dedicated to the Goddess Isis and the last classical architecture style built in the Egypt New Kingdom. Both Abu Simbel & Philae Temple were part of a rescue mission by the UNESCO in the 60s due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam that threatens the survival of these two temples. The city also houses the famous Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut and the temple of the crocodile god Sobek Kom Ombo Temple. In Aswan is the Edfu Temple, the house of the sky God Hours built in the Ptolemaic era in between 237 &57 BC. It is believed that it is the location where the battle of hours and set took place and the birthplace of the Isis & Osiris Myth.
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Alexandria “Mediterranean Bride”
Alexandria is not only the JEM of the Mediterranean and the ancient capital of Egypt during the Hellenistic period. The city was created by Alexander the great in 332 BC along the coastal line of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central of Egypt. It is the home of two of the ancient world, the first wonder is the light House of Alexandria that was destroyed by earthquakes in 1323 and in its place rose the Citadel of Qaitbay in 1477 AD to be a powerful fortress against the Ottoman empire. The second wonder the ancient Library of Alexandria that was destroyed possibly in 48 BC but a new library honors the original. the city also holds the great Pillar of Pompey from the Roman Period in 297 AD and it is considered to be the largest of its kind outside of Rome. Alexandria also holds the catacombs one of the middle ages seven wonders, it is a famous Roman burial chamber from the 2nd to the 4th century that mixes Roman and Egyptian art in the finest way.
The Red Sea
The Red Sea is one of the magical places of Egypt destinations as it is the home to the enchanting city and heavenly resort of Hurghada. The city holds some of the world’s most beautiful and breathtaking beaches and the underwater life filled an infinite amount of natural coastal beauty and 274 km away from Hurghada is the delightful resort of Marsa Alam where the diving experience takes a whole new level. There is also the stunning resort of El Gouna, 20km north of Hurghada where beauty truly transcends. One of Egypt destinations that overlook the red sea is the resort of Sharm El Sheik which one of the finest resorts on the plant. All of the above would be the perfect place for the ultimate trip to Egypt.
The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.
Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.
Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.
Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library.
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If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days.
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Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.
The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.
You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.
You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt.
Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.
The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.
There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve.
Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.
Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.
The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.
The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.