Planning for a memorable vacation then heading for Egypt seems an ideal choice. From the magnificent pyramids to the sand dunes, from the beaches of Red sea to the shores of Nile, everything is breathtakingly beautiful. Egypt is a land of vast discovery and ancient secrets.
Pyramids in Egypt are the first thing that any tourist wants to see. So one can head to pyramid of giza which is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza. Another ancient attraction is the valley of kings, which is situated on west bank of the Nile. It contains 63 tombs and chambers. It was the main entombment place of the main royal figures of the Egyptian Kingdom. The valley depicts the scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology bringing us close to the beliefs and funerary rituals of the ancient period. All of the tombs seem to have been opened and robbed in antiquity.
Cairo the capital of Egypt houses 19th century buildings, modern art and sculpture alongside Pharaonic sites and pyramids. The famous Egyptian Museum is situated at Tahrir square in Cairo. The main attraction here is the hall of royal mummies, housing eleven kings and queens.
Beyond the pyramids and ancient splendor one can discover Egypt at the Red Sea coast which is well-known for its sparkling clear blue waters and outlandish marine life. The Nile river is Egypt’s life force and one can opt for a luxury Egypt Nile cruise. The Nile cruise tours mainly on the archaeological sites with luxury accommodations and fine cuisine. Tour starts from Cairo and explores the famous Egyptian Museum and then advances down the Nile, stopping at Luxor and Aswan.
Things to do in Egypt
There is more to egypt besides crusing and visiting museums and pyramids. If one is interested in water activities then one can find many opportunities on the beaches along the Mediterranean and Red Sea coasts. Diving and snorkeling are very popular activities as the underwater life comes in a variety of colors and shapes.
The main airport is the Cairo International airport. If one is travelling to Egypt from Europe, then one can take direct fligh. If one is coming from any other continent, sometimes one may find cheap flights if one decides to fly first to Europe and then to Egypt.
If you’re seeking a luxury hotel in Egypt you might consider the Sofitel Old Winter Palace in Luxor or the Grand Hyatt located in Roda Island Cairo. The Elephantine hotel located in Elephantine Island, Aswan is one of the finest Egypt hotels offering deluxe accommodation. The Marriott Sharm Resort is best known for arranging diving and snorkeling trips. Otherwise also Egypt is well equipped to offer many cheap accommodation options and tourists are sure to find plenty of options to suit their budget.