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EGYPT

An enigmatic land steeped in ancient wonders and vibrant cultural treasures.

Egypt Attractions

Pyramid of Giza

Pyramid of Giza

The Pyramid of Giza is a colossal and iconic ancient Egyptian pyramid, standing as a testament to the architectural brilliance of the past, and it is the largest and oldest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex, shrouded in mystery and historical significance.

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple

The Luxor Temple is an awe-inspiring ancient Egyptian marvel, located on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor, boasting grand columns, imposing statues, and intricate hieroglyphs, representing a remarkable tribute to the gods and a symbol of the enduring splendour of Egypt's civilisation.

Nile River Cruise

Nile River Cruise

Embark on a mesmerizing Nile River cruise, a captivating journey through time and history, where you'll sail along the lifeblood of Egypt, passing lush landscapes, ancient temples, and traditional villages, while immersing yourself in the timeless charm and enchanting beauty of this legendary waterway.

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is a mystical and legendary burial ground in ancient Thebes (modern-day Luxor), Egypt, nestled amidst rugged cliffs and arid landscapes, where pharaohs of the New Kingdom were entombed in elaborately decorated tombs, preserving their legacy and treasures for eternity, making it an archaeological wonder and a testament to the ancient civilisation's belief in the afterlife.

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza is an awe-inspiring and iconic ancient statue situated near the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, featuring the body of a lion and the head of a human, believed to represent the pharaoh Khafre or a guardian figure, standing as a timeless enigma and a symbol of the majesty, mystery, and enduring legacy of ancient Egyptian civilisation.

King Tutankhamun Museum

King Tutankhamun Museum

The King Tutankhamun Museum is a captivating and extraordinary museum in Cairo, Egypt, dedicated to showcasing the splendid artifacts and treasures discovered in the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun, including his iconic golden funerary mask, dazzling jewelry, intricate carvings, and other invaluable relics, offering visitors a remarkable glimpse into the opulence and artistry of ancient Egyptian royalty. The museum serves as a poignant tribute to King Tutankhamun's legacy and the wonders o

Old Cairo

Old Cairo

Old Cairo, also known as Coptic Cairo, is a captivating and historic district in Cairo, Egypt, that preserves the city's rich heritage and religious significance. Steeped in centuries of history, this area is a treasure trove of ancient churches, synagogues, and mosques, including the famous Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Cairo Tower

Cairo Tower

Cairo Tower, also known as the Cairo Tower or Borg El-Qahira, is a striking and iconic landmark located in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. Rising to a height of approximately 187 meters (614 feet), the tower's distinct design resembles a lotus flower and stands as a symbol of modernity and progress in the bustling city. The tower's interior features a revolving restaurant, providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy a meal or refreshments while taking in the ever-changing vistas.

Grand Egyptian Museum

Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum, also known as GEM, is a monumental and world-class museum situated on the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. This awe-inspiring cultural institution is dedicated to showcasing the rich and illustrious history of ancient Egypt, housing an unparalleled collection of artifacts and treasures spanning over 5,000 years of civilisation. Visitors can expect to explore numerous galleries, each dedicated to various periods of ancient Egyptian history.

Farafra White Desert

Farafra White Desert

The Farafra White Desert, also known simply as the White Desert, is a surreal and otherworldly landscape located in the Farafra Oasis, part of the Western Desert in Egypt. It is one of the country's most unique and breathtaking natural wonders, drawing travellers seeking extraordinary and ethereal sights.

The Valley of Artisans

The Valley of Artisans

Deir el-Medina, also spelled as Deir el-Medineh or Dayr al-Madina, is an ancient Egyptian archaeological site located on the west bank of the Nile River, near Luxor (ancient Thebes). It was an ancient settlement that served as a home for the skilled craftsmen and artisans who worked on the construction of the royal tombs in the nearby Valley of the Kings during the New Kingdom.

Siwa Oasis

Siwa Oasis

Siwa Oasis is a breathtaking and remote desert paradise located in the western desert of Egypt, near the border with Libya. Nestled amidst the vast sea of sand dunes, Siwa Oasis is an idyllic haven of natural beauty and cultural heritage. One of the most iconic landmarks in Siwa Oasis is the Temple of the Oracle of Amun, also known as the Temple of the Oracle of Siwa. This ancient temple, dating back to the 6th century BCE, was a renowned pilgrimage site in ancient times.

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Best Time To travel

Winter Season - November to February

Winter is considered one of the best times to visit Egypt, especially for exploring popular tourist destinations like Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. The weather is mild and comfortable, making it ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing. This is a great time to explore ancient temples, tombs, and archaeological sites without the scorching heat of summer.

Spring Season - March to April

Spring is another favourable time to visit Egypt. The weather is warm but not overly hot, and the landscapes are still green and lush. This is a good time to cruise the Nile River, visit the Red Sea resorts, and enjoy the cultural attractions of Cairo.

Autumn Season - September to October 

Autumn is a good time to visit Egypt, as the summer heat begins to subside. The weather is still warm, and it's a great time for desert excursions, camel trekking, and exploring historical sites. The Red Sea resorts also offer excellent diving and snorkeling conditions.

Summer Season - May to August

Summer is the off-peak tourist season in Egypt due to the high temperatures. However, if you're willing to endure the heat, you can find fewer crowds and lower prices. The Red Sea resorts, such as Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, offer opportunities for water sports and relaxation.

Currency

Egyptian Pound (EGP)

 

Time Zone

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+3)

 

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