With a civilization of more than 7000 years, architectural marvels, including one of the Seven Wonders of the World, magical myths, vast sights representing each city, incredible culture and fantastic food, interesting traditions no wonder a trip to Egypt is on many wish lists of travelers from around the world. Below are reasons to visit the land of the pharaohs and ancient treasures.
Egypt is a safe destination where you can enjoy the best vacations, adventures and activities. Due to the large number of tourists that Egypt receives every year, the government attaches great importance to tourism and the safety of all tourist cities, as well as making great efforts to open up new destinations to showcase Egyptian hidden treasures as the expected project of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. That is why no one of the tourists in Egypt cares about their safety, since in hotels, attractions, resorts they are safe, and on the streets you can ask for help from anyone.
Egypt has a lot to offer, but a big part of being attractive is its history. Egypt has a great history that amazes the world for thousands of years. All visitors are interested in Ancient Egypt that offers a variety of attractions from different eras such as temples, pyramids from Pharaonic times, tombs from Greco-Roman times, mosques, citadels from Islamic times, churches from Coptic times and more that attract many from all over the world. the world.
One of the best experiences in Egypt is to take a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. We enjoy the fantastic landscapes that are constantly changing, and visit a number of Egyptian attractions through of the Nile such as the beautiful Temple of Philae, the Temple of Abu Simbel, the Temple of Luxor, the Valleys of the royal tombs in Luxor and more than perfectly preserved hidden treasures in Luxor and Aswan.
When Egypt is mentioned, most think of pyramids, obelisks, and temples, but Egypt really does offer amazing beaches with plenty of water sports and activities. The Red Sea in Egypt is known for its beautiful coral reefs and the best sites for diving, snorkeling, water sports. Also relaxing on the beaches, enjoying the tranquility, seeing dolphins, turtles, sharks and a rare dugong is very magical. The most attractive coastal cities are Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Marsa Alam and El Gouna.
The climate in Egypt is perfect so you can visit Egypt all year long and never be afraid of losing your precious vacation days due to bad weather. Egypt's high season never ends; summer is the perfect time to visit the coastal cities and scuba diving, and winter is the best time to visit historical places, especially Luxor and Aswan, while autumn and spring are good for a Nile cruise.
Egyptians are known for their hospitality and go out of their way to make tourists feel welcome. In each destination in Egypt you will meet the kindest people of urban, Bedouin or Nubian. You can also learn some Arabic words and discover their traditions and culture, especially during Bedouin and Nubian village visits.
An experience in Egypt is not complete without trying Egyptian food and drinks. Egyptian cuisine is suitable for both meat lovers and vegetarians. The highlights are Koshori (a pasta dish, spaghetti, rice, onion, noodles, chickpeas, lentils, garlic, tomato sauce, and hot sauce), Hawawshi (an Egyptian sandwich stuffed with ground beef that he prepares with onions, peppers, and parsley and mix with spices), kabab and kofta (type of roast meat served with salad), Falafel or tamiya (chickpea croquettes with spices and herbs), seafood dishes in Alexandria, Nubian dishes in Aswan, Bedouin tea and more.
Most of Egypt is desert where there are 5 large oases with incredible landscapes to make the best safari adventures. Among the most attractive oases are the Bahariya Oasis and the Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy a walk in the White and Black Desert, the Crystal Mountains. Siwa Oasis offers a variety of hot and cold springs that can heal bones, kidneys, respiratory and skin diseases. Also the totally different Sinai desert where you follow in the footsteps of Moses, visit the Mount of Moses, and the Monastery of Santa Catalina, walk in the colored sands of the Colored Canyon.
Egypt offers its visitors many activities and entertainment-filled vacations in the desert, sea and sky. In many Egyptian destinations in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, you can enjoy camel ride, quad riding, horse carriage, felucca on the Nile sunset, plus the most magical experience in Luxo sky hot air balloon. The night life in Egypt is very interesting and there is a lot to do at night like enjoy sound and light shows in Giza, Philae, Abu Simbel, Karnak, or traditional tanurra and dance shows in Wekalet El Gori or on a cruise around the Nile in Cairo, shopping or walking along the Corniche and more.
Shopping is the most common activity for tourists in Egypt. In Egyptian bazaars there is a variety of objects of pharaonic, classical, Islamic and contemporary designs. The most popular bazaars are the bazaars of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, the center of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh. The most notable and well-known bazaar in all of Egypt is the Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Cairo, which is full of spices, perfumes, jewelry, souvenirs, handicrafts, and more.
For all these reasons Egypt is considered one of the most important tourist destinations that attract a lot of people from all over the world throughout the year.