“Egypt is not a country we live in, it’s a country that lives within us“
It’s Safe to Travel to Egypt Right Now!!!
Traveling to Egypt is the only thing you buy that makes you richer because of its great historical landmarks and its unforgettable civilization. However, one may ask an important question… Is it safe to travel to Egypt right now and what’s the best time for traveling?
To be able to give an accurate answer for this question, we have to shed some light upon the most important Egyptian conditions.
Egypt and Nothing But Egypt
Egypt, “The Cradle of Civilization” is the only country in the world that has the longest history. It is called also “The Land of Pharaohs” as its existence dates back to the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. Tourists come from all around the world to witness the greatness of the Egyptian Pharaohs and visit its mesmerizing destinations. Egypt has many gorgeous places to visit anytime during the year and it is a safe country to travel to. Let’s start mentioning some of these terrific destinations.
The Best Touristic Destinations in Egypt Include:
Cairo City “The Capital of Egypt”
Cairo is the most visited city all over the world because of its historical attractions such as Giza Pyramids Complex, which consists of the three main pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, the mythical Sphinx, and the great Valley Temple, which was used in the mummification and the purification process of the mummy of the king. It is a must to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you find the most important Egyptian treasures including Tutankhamun’s treasures. Khan El-Khalili is another interesting destination in Cairo, which is an open-bazaar, where you can find the best cafes, shops, and spices & perfume markets.
Luxor “The Ancient City”
The city of the hundred doors that has the most interesting touristic attractions among its neighbors, such as Luxor Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, and last but not least Karnak Temple. It is the greatest open-air museum, your Egypt vacation can’t be completed without exploring Luxor.
Aswan “The Nubian City”
The Nubian city is the central market in Egypt although it is a small city. There are many lovely landmarks in Aswan such as the Nubian Museum, the Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, and of course the marvelous High Dam. All of these you can visit during your Nile cruise accompanied by an Egyptologist tour guide.
There are also some gorgeous coastal resorts to have fun and enjoy in Egypt such as:
The city of the piece, where you can do a lot of interesting activities including snorkeling in the blue hole or riding a camel in a safari. You can also fly through the sand dunes with a quad bike, and finally, don’t forget to try the submarine adventure to discover the world beneath the water.
Hurghada Red Sea
The best place to meditate and relax because of its beautiful beaches and its stunning climate. It has a beautiful location in the Red Sea governorate in Egypt.
Alexandria “The Mediterranean Bird”
What is better than having fun in addition to visiting historical destinations! Alexandria has a mixture in between as you can find the unforgettable Citadel of Quitbey, Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs, and the great library of Alexandria, which contains a copy from each published book all around the world.
is known for its coral reefs and beautiful sandy beaches that’s why having a desert safari or trying snorkeling and getting into a submarine is the best thing you can do there.
is a touristic resort, which is owned to ‘Samih Sawiris’, the famous Egyptian businessman. It is famous for its water sports including snorkeling, scuba diving, waterskiing, and many other special activities for tourists. It is located 20 km north Hurghada.
There are Also a Lot of Activities you Can do While Being in Egypt
Of course, after coming to Egypt, you are going to make use of every single moment of being in Egypt. There are many things you can do and the best way to have enough time to do them is through booking the suitable package for you. Check our cheap holidays to Egypt that are present perfect packages to see the real beauty of Egypt through trips that range from a day tour till 15 days trip in Egypt to enjoy the most.
While booking different trips in Egypt, you will get to know more and more about the Egyptian civilization and visit the related touristic destinations. Nile Cruises provide you with an amazing experience to discover all of what is ancient in Egypt, especially those in Luxor and Aswan.
Now after mentioning some of the best touristic attractions in Egypt let’s move to speak about the reason why it’s save to travel to Egypt.
The Governmental Efforts
The political government in Egypt pays a lot of effort to provide a safe environment for tourists to come and visit Egypt during different parts of the year. The government of course faces a huge challenge to keep Egypt a safe place but it tries to keep everything stable and face all the terroristic attacks one by one, which makes Egypt the safest country in the world for tourists.
Choosing the Best Travel Agency
The travelling agency has a huge effort in providing all kinds of security for tourists such as providing a professional tour guide who knows the areas by heart and can guide tourists to different locations without being afraid from any danger.
The travel agency is also responsible for presenting a qualified representative who finishes all the paper officials, making reservations, and taking tourists from the Airport and after finishing their tour, he takes them back to Cairo Airport. So if you want to have fun, enjoy, meditate, and be safe in Egypt, choose a professional travel agency..
Follow the Tourist Rates
In 2010, there were about 14.7 million tourists in Egypt and tourism generated $11 billion according to the Egyptian Authority in New York. Tourism is very important in Egypt as it makes about 11% of the gross domestic product. The tourist arrivals averaged from 1982 until 2018 with about 478.12 thousand, reaching the highest rate in 2010. Nowadays many tourists come from all countries in the world to see the beauty of Egypt and witness the adventure of being in the land of such a great civilization more than any time before.
The Best Time to Visit Egypt
If you want to enjoy the most pleasurable weather in Egypt then you have to choose the time from October to April but December and January are the most preferable months for most tourists to enjoy the beauty of Egypt.
The Latest Egyptian Achievements
1-Egypt’s Smart Village (ESV)
This fanciful village was constructed to promote the IT environment and attract international companies to set up offices in Egypt. It is located on a 300-acre park just 20 minutes away from downtown Cairo and 10 km from the pyramids.
2-Alexandria Opera House
It was named after the famous Egyptian composer and singer Said Darwish. It is famous for its famous operas and ballet performances by international companies.
3-The Grand Egyptian Museum
It is described as the largest archaeological museum in the world. It is still under construction and it is estimated to be opened in 2018. It is located about two km from the Giza pyramids. It is shaped like a chamfered triangle in a plan. It will be an international communication center between all museums. It will include a children’s museum, a conference center, a training center, and workshops that look similar to the old Pharaonic places.
If you Decided to Travel to Egypt then you have to:
- Prepare your passport and visa to be able to travel to and from Egypt safely.
- Know about the nine International airports in Egypt especially Cairo Airport which is located 15 miles northeast of the city in northern Egypt.
- Review all the Egyptians reports about crime and safety.
- Choose the best time of the year to travel to Egypt according to the climatic reports.
- Search for a professional travel agency to spend an unforgettable vacation in Egypt.
- Know about the Egyptian currency and see the accurate of money you are going to need.
- Be aware of the Egyptian customs and traditions so that you can deal with the Egyptians easily.
- Prepare suitable clothes that suit the temperature in Egypt.
- Collect information about the most popular Egyptian meals so that while being in Egypt you get the opportunity to try all of its delicious meals.
- Prepare all of your medicine with you and be sure to pick up all of your medical remedies with you.