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The Best Places to Visit in Egypt

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt

The Best places to visit in Egypt | Best Tourist Attractions in Egypt

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt – Egypt Sightseeing

Before traveling to the land of pharaohs, There are some things you should know, one of them is that Egypt has wonderful tourist landmarks that can’t be missed, so by knowing this fantastic fact about Egypt tourist attractions, it’s will easy for you to go to any of Egypt majestic destinations and enjoy an unforgettable vacation.

Cairo Tourist Attractions

Cairo includes an amazing tourist attraction, the Coptic and the Islamic sights in old Cairo which makes it the first tourist attraction in Egypt for travelers.

The Pyramids of Giza

The pyramids are one of the best places to visit in Egypt, also the most important tourist destinations in Egypt. Giza Pyramids are located on the Giza plateau, on the west bank of the Nile. It includes three pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menquare, which were built about 4,500 years ago.

They are the royal tombs, each of them bears the name of the king who built it, your Egypt tours are not complete without visiting the Pyramids of Giza. The pyramid is a stage of the development of the architecture of tombs in ancient Egypt.

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is a statue of a mythical creature with the body of a lion and a human head. It was carved from limestone, believed to be built by the Egyptians in the reign of Pharaoh Khafre 2558-2532 B.C, located on the Giza plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Cairo.

The Egyptian Museum

This museum contains a large number of exhibits, which include several ancient Egyptian artifacts dating back to ancient times, as the number of pieces displayed, is approximately one hundred and thirty-six thousand pieces.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

This market is characterized by the existence of handicrafts of copper, wood and other materials, tourists buy what they want as souvenirs from this wonderful place, Khan El Khalili also one of the famous landmarks in old Cairo.

Luxor City

Luxor is located in upper Egypt, it’s one of the best places to visit in Egypt, Luxor includes marvelous tourist attractions, many travelers of Egypt prefer to explore it during an Egypt Nile cruise such as:-

Karnak Temple

The Karnak has many temples built by the ancient Egyptians Kings and Queens, these temples return to the god Amon and other Egyptian mythology gods and goddess that were found at that time, in addition to there are the beautiful presentations of sound and light, which held at night every day, and these spectacles are a great way to discover these temples. the distance between Luxor and Karnak is estimated at about 3 kilometers.

Luxor Temple

This temple is one of the most important landmarks to be visited by many tourists because it contains the edifice belonging to King Ramses II, in addition to the obelisk decorated with all the victories achieved by the King, and the many statues placed in the forefront of the expanse.

The Valley of the Kings

This valley is located on the western side of the Nile River and has been used for a long period of time, as the home to the tombs for many Pharaohs for more than 500 years, and this valley contains a lot of tombs that belong to the kings and queens of that era, and these graves are decorated with great engravings. All these things have made this majestic valley the ultimate tourist attraction that bewitched a large number of tourists worldwide.

Hatshepsut Temple

The temple of Queen Hatshepsut Located on the west bank of the Nile River, it was built for in her honor and consists of three ascending terraces, the temple has a great view which makes it one of the beautiful archaeological sites in upper Egypt.

Aswan Tourist Attraction

The Nubia city of Aswan is known as a famous archaeological site and some of the most beautiful scenes of natural beauty, Aswan include wonderful historical monuments, it’s located after Luxor city in Upper Egypt, the tourists in Egypt prefer to enjoy a Nile cruise, as it’s one of the best experiences to partake in Egypt.

Philae Island

It is located in the Nile River, opposite of the Aswan desert, and contains the remains of several ancient temples, it was constructed for commemorating the Pharaohs.

The Unfinished Obelisk

It dates back to the modern era which is affiliated to the Pharaohs’ empire, it is characterized by its enormous size and incomplete construction.

The High Dam

It is a water dam located on the Nile River in the southern part of the Republic of Egypt. It was established during the reign of Gamal Abdel Nasser. The dam controls the Nile water flow rate and reduces the effects of its flood. It is used to generate electricity in Egypt.

The Two Temples of Abu Simbel

The Temple of Abu Simbel is an archaeological site containing two huge temple rocks in southern Egypt on the west bank of Lake Nasser, about 290 km southwest of Aswan, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the Nubian Antiquities. the temple consists of two temples, one belongs to King Ramses II and the other to his wife Nefertari, a lot of people who care about ancient history come to visit this majestic place to discover the great civilization of ancient Egyptian. This fantastic monument is one of the best places to visit in Egypt, So it must be a visited place during your Egypt tour packages.

Alexandria Tourist Attractions

Alexandria is also an important city to visit, it has beautiful sites to discover, Alexandria is a Mediterranean port city in Egypt, and it’s the second capital of Egypt as well as one of the best cities in Egypt, the city of Alexandr contains some tourist attractions to visit such as:-

Qaitbay Citadel

The citadel was built at the site of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse. It was destroyed because of a devastating earthquake in 702 AH. It was built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Qaitbay in 882 AD-AH (After Hijra)-(After Date) and was completed in 884.

Pompey’s Pillar

One of the highest monuments in the world, It was built from granite in the third century AD to commemorate Emperor Diocletian. It located on the hill of Sedra. It is 27 meters long and 26.85 meters high.

Kom Al-Shakafa

Archaeological Tombs of Kom Al-Shakafa are located in the south of the neighborhood of Mina Al-Basal in the area of Kom Al-Shqafa, Its name relative to the crushers and pottery remnants found in them.

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina

It is one of the most important cultural monuments in the city and the world. It is located in the Shatby area on the Mediterranean coast and contains more than eight million books.

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General Tips:

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.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

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. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

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. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

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. Read More

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. Read More

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.

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