Egypt, a country with a fascinating history, mesmerising magnificent monuments and of course the mighty Nile, all these are sure to have a long lasting impression on the traveller
DID YOU KNOW: Egypt is considered to be the oldest travelling destination on earth
The temples and pyramids in Egypt have enthralled the verve of travellers for thousands of years. Also, the natural attractions of Egypt intrigues and invites lots of travellers too. Be it the Red Sea for its alluring coral reefs, the beach resorts, the Sahara trek and of course shopping - for spices, accessories, food etc are sure to tweak all the senses. Popular Destinations of Egypt
Cairo, Egypt's Modern Capital is a busy bustling city with a deep violent history. Situated near the ancient city of Memphis, Cairo is famous for cruises up the Nile.
One should not miss the felucca rides on the Nile. Egypt has always been famous for Pyramids and the Pyramids of Gisa, the Great Sphinx leaves the travellers mesmerized with its structure and why wouldn’t it.As it is the largest monument in the world.
Cairo also houses a well renowned Egyptian Museum of Tahrir Square, where one can get a close up of view of the treasure & artefacts of King Tutankhamun. Few must visit places in Cairo is Khan El Khalili Bazaar and shop for Alabaster Mosque, the stunning citadel.
Alexandria is a leading port & transportation hub of Egypt. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt.
Alexandria got its name because of Alexandria, the Great founded it. Alexandria takes pride in being the home to a Great Library and Colossal Pharos lighthouse which is one of seven wonders of the ancient world, both of which were destroyed in a powerful earthquake.
Modern Alexandria, however still keeps the charm giving with Bibliotheca Alexandria, Alexandria National Museum, Catacomb, Roman Theater, Pompey’s Pillar, Citadel of Qait Bay, Montazah Gardens.
Known as the world’s largest ‘open Air Museum’, Luxor is one of the most popular travel destinations in Egypt.
The city is iconic with monuments taking us deep into the history of Egypt. Located on the east bank of the river Nile, Luxor attracts many visitors for an enthralling experience.
The Luxor Museum, Luxor Temple, Kanark Temple Complex, Valley of Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon are a few must-visit attractions in Luxor.
Visitors can understand ancient Egypt’s preoccupation and death at the Mummification Museum. Visit to Luxor is sure to leave visitors intrigued with its beauty and history.
Once a small fishing village is now a most visited tourist destination in Egypt. Hurghada is located next to the Red Sea and is famous for a variety of watersports, scuba diving, snorkelling, coral reefs & islands.
The seaside luxurious hotels and spas bring in life to the city.
The temple city of Egypt, Aswan is famous for temples of Philae & Kabasha, Sun Temple of Rames II at Abu Simbel. It is also the starting point for the temples of Kom Ombo & Edfu.
The town attractions in Aswan include Ferial Gardens, the Souq of Aswan for embroidered fabrics and hand made jewellery, the Nubia Museums and Fatimid Cemetry.
The beach resort of Egypt, Sharam El Sheikh is located at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsular. It is a popular destination for divers and water lovers as it has one of the finest diving spots in the world.
Sharam El Sheikh is known for its activities - snorkelling, jeep trips etc. Natural attractions include Coloured Canyons, Nabeq, St Catherine Monastery & Mount Sinai.