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Egypt: A Country Linking Northeast Africa with the Middle East
The first time you might have read or heard about Egypt in your School with words such as Pyramids and mummies. Egypt has always been a fascinating thing in textbooks and movies. This is one of the oldest and greatest civilizations on the planet in many ways. Egypt spans the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia. Egypt also connects Africa and Asia through a land bridge, the Isthmus of Suez. This historical country carries a wonderful cultural heritage as well. Throughout the history of Egypt, it was ruled by different empires and nations. A part of the Arabian world or Arab nations, Egypt has been covered by several writers, researchers, filmmakers, scientists, adventurer and simply travelers. Egypt saw the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanization central government, and organized religion. When in Egypt with best Egypt Tours, one can explore the history, culture and lots of popular sights.
Egypt Tourism and Tour Packages
Egypt is about Pyramids, the Great Pyramid of Giza, glorious beaches, mighty Nile River, great sphinx of Giza, welcoming people, cultural and historical heritage and much more. A Trip to Egypt can be much more than you expected if you explore the land’s length and breadth. And to do that you just need the best Egypt Tour Package.
Explore the fascinating land of Egypt on a short tour, long tour, luxury tours, cruise tour down the Nile, historical tour, cultural tour and holiday tour with best Egypt Holiday Packages from India. Do visit Egypt where the majority of the landscape is desert and some superb places worth visiting with the best Egypt Tour Package from India.
Top-Rated Attractions in Egypt
Egypt is a great tourist destination with plenty of temples and tombs to visit. Historic monuments are not just all there to see but Egypt also has other attractions such as cruise ride on Nile River, Scuba diving, relaxing under the sun on many cool beaches, and silencing the hunger of an explorer within you at Luxor. Best Egypt Packages cover all major popular attractions in Egypt. Here is a list of those attractions:
Cairo is the capital city of Egypt. Located on the Nile River, Cairo city has preserved its history which you can explore in Old Cairo. On a Trip to Cairo, you must visit Giza Pyramids and Saqqara Complex. Giza Pyramid is an example of supreme engineering and architecture work. Once, these pyramids were the tallest buildings in the world before the arrival of skyscrapers. Also, don’t forget to visit the Egyptian Museum located in the center of the capital city.
Luxor is a prominent travel destination in Egypt. Luxor means “Palaces” and it is known for incredible ancient monuments. Located in the upper part of Egypt and Nile Valley, Luxor has been the capital of the Thebes in ancient times. Luxor has incredible ancient treasures such as vast temple of Karnak, royal tombs of past, amazing deserts, museums and modern facilities such as hotels and restaurants. Luxor Trip with best Egypt Packages makes a traveler’s time extremely joyful.
Second largest and a port city on the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, Alexandria is also a super ancient city. The city was founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great. If you are going on Egypt Tours, you must visit this city because this city was once famous for having one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and that was Pharos or Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the highest man-made structures in the ancient world with a height of 100 m. There was also a Great library and the Necropolis, which was one of the seven wonders of the middle ages. But today very few of those remain in Alexandria. None the less, the city is a famous tourist destination for its streets, beaches and much more.
4. Sharm el-Sheikh
Sharm el-Sheikh is a resort town in Egypt along the Red Sea in the Sinai Peninsula. If you want to make the most of the best Egypt Holiday Packages, you must visit this town and relax here on the cool beaches. Sharm el-Sheikh is a cool diving destination in the world as well. A great time is guaranteed in the city where some of the top attractions include Ras Mohammed National Park, Thistlegorm Dive Site and Naama Bay.
Aswan is a tourist city on the Nile River. This is a place where you can have a relaxed time after a visit to busier cities like Cairo and Luxor in Egypt. The city is so small that one can walk to the popular places in Aswan. Aswan is a historic city and once it was a gateway to Africa. You can explore some cool and popular attractions in Aswan such as Elephantine Island, Nubian Museum, famous and sacred Philae Temple and unfinished Obelisk.
Hurghada is another popular tourist attraction you must visit with the best Egypt Tour Package. Located on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada is a beach city. These cool and picturesque beaches and resorts there make Hurghada a popular summer break destination in Egypt. Watersports such as windsurfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving are quite popular here. Christmas and New Year celebration is also a good enough reason to be in Hurghada in winters.
7. Siwa Oasis
A must visit place in Egypt on Egypt Tours, Siwa Oasis a place in the heart of the western desert of Egypt. Away from urbanization, Siwa Oasis is a place with lots of natural beauty. In this part of Egypt, Berber tribes have preserved their cultural heritage and their Siwi language. You can explore that and more. In this part of the world, you can see donkey carts on the streets and mud-brick homes.
Dahab is small, slow and a peaceful city on the southeastern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Those looking for a quiet time and do nothing, are guaranteed a good idle time in this beach tourist city. And those who want to do exciting stuff can go for windsurfing, kite surfing, scuba diving, freediving, desert excursions and desert trekking and much more. When in Egypt with the best Egypt Packages, do explore this isolated place called Dahab.
9. Taba Heights
Taba Heights is yet another tourist cum resort town on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Your trip to Egypt is probably incomplete without visiting Taba Heights especially if you are looking for natural beauty. It is hard not to be blown away by the beauty of this place. Village and hotels with a picturesque backdrop of untamed desert, mountains, and sea along with water sports make Taba Heights one of the coolest places in Egypt. You can buy the best Egypt packages from India to explore this beautiful place.
Ismailia is known as “The city of beauty and enchantment” in Egypt. Located on the Suez Canal, Ismailia is popular for green orchards and gardens, picturesque Temash Lake, Suez Canal, beautiful beaches, museums and, historical sites. With a look of European Style, Ismailia is a good place to spend some time in when one is on a trip to Egypt.
Other top places in Egypt you should visit include following names:
12. Kom Ombo
13. Dakhla Oasis
15. Kharga Oasis
16. Port Said
17. Mount Sinai
18. Abu Simbel
19. White Desert
Cairo: The City of a Thousand Minarets
Cairo is the capital city of Egypt. The city is a major tourist attraction and a part of each Egypt Tour Package. Famous for pyramids, churches, museums, Bazaar, historical and religious significance, Cairo is also a modern city. Very densely populated, Cairo is located on the Nile River. There are so many popular attractions in the city that you need at least 2-3 days to explore them in detail. And once you land there and you have read, heard or seen a bit of Egypt, you would surely like to dig deep into this amazing city of Cairo. You just need the best Cairo Holiday Packages to see the best of Cairo.
1. The Pyramids of Giza: Oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Your Cairo Tours must start with this magical human creation called the Pyramids of Giza. Within Giza Pyramid Complex, there are 3 mind blowing Pyramids that include the Great Pyramid of Giza (one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world), the Pyramid of Khafre and the Pyramid of Menkaure. They were built 4000 years ago and include several cemeteries, temples, and remains of worker’s village. Pyramids still come on top when compared to modern architecture of Cairo. Once they were the tallest buildings and even today they are no less than wonders.
2. The Sphinx
Along with great pyramids of Giza on the Giza plateau, The Great Sphinx of Giza is yet another enigmatic symbol of Egypt of ancient time. Sphinx is a mythical creature in Egypt that has a head of a human and body of a lion. The face is believed to represent a king of 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt. On a Trip to Cairo, you must visit the Sphinx. You can explore this oldest known monumental sculpture in Egypt, the story and mystery behind the Sphinx.
3. Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Museum in Cairo is a place where you will see the most number of artifacts (more than 150,000 pieces) from ancient Egypt. Located in the center of Cairo, this is the place to get deep into the Egypt’s past. If you love to touch upon the past of Cairo and Egypt in detail, do visit Egyptian Museum to know what life was like in the times of Pharaohs. Do get a professional guide though to navigate the museum properly.
4. Cairo Citadel
This is a medieval time Islamic fortress built around the ancient city to safeguard against the invaders. Cairo Citadel is located on the hills on the eastern side of the Nile River and it is also called Saladin Citadel. A must see attraction in Egypt with the best Cairo Tour Packages, Cairo Citadel’s most popular attraction is the grandest building of sacred Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali. There are two more mosques to visit inside the citadel.
5. Presidential Palace or Abdeen Palace
The main working place of the president of Egypt, Abdeen palace is also one of the popular attractions in downtown of Cairo. It should be on your itinerary in the best of Cairo Tour Packages. Though visitors allowed only one the lower floors of the palace, yet this beautiful palace is worth visiting as the palace has several museums that include Silver Museum, Arms Museum, the Royal family museum, historical documents museum and a Presidential Gifts Museum. This historic palace is one of the most lavish palaces in the world.
6. Old Cairo
This part of Cairo has a historical and religious significance. This is the home of Cairo’s Coptic Christian community. The Coptic Orthodox church here claims to be the super ancient and world’s oldest Christian denomination. On the best Cairo Tours, people must visit the old Cairo to see the Coptic churches, Coptic Museums, Amr Mosque, and navigate through narrow streets to taste the local flavor.
7. The Hanging Church of The Virgin Mary
This church in suspended form from the 4th century was built on the ruins of Roman built fortress of Babylon. This is the most famous Coptic Christian church in Cairo and is located at the heart of the Old Cairo. You enter the church via heavy iron gates and land into the courtyard which is decorated with biblical mosaics. Divided into 3 aisles the church is worth visiting for its beautiful decoration and history attached to it.
8. The Khan el Khalili Bazaar
Like an important body part, The Khan el Khalili Bazaar is also a main part of overall Cairo Tours or Egypt Tours. You must hit this local vibrant market which is said to be the oldest open air market in the entire Middle East. This historic Bazaar is famous for clothing, spices, jewelries and perfumes. Don’t forget to buy souvenirs from this super popular market in Cairo.
Other Top Places to See in Cairo
• Al Azhar Mosque
• The Coptic Museum
• Cairo Tower
• Cruise Ride on the Nile
• Tahir Square
• Museum of Islamic Art and more.
Travel with Dook’s Best Egypt Tour Packages
Egypt is a unique country on the planet and Dook’s best Egypt Packages provides you best experience of this country. Egypt’s pyramids have grabbed everyone’s attention since childhood and thus you don’t want to miss the smallest bit of it once you are on Egypt Tours. Ask for Dook’s best Egypt Tour Package from India and gear yourself up for the best travel experience.
Reasons Why Egypt Visit is A Must for Everyone
Egypt is a mystical land. Thousands years before we had the science and technology of building skyscrapers, the tallest pyramids were built in Egypt. Egypt is a historic city with one of the oldest civilizations on the planet and it is equally a paradise on the planet with beautiful beaches, Nile River and deserts. Let us see some more reasons to visit Egypt:
Pyramids of Giza is a must see attraction in Egypt. All Egypt Tours from India include the great pyramid of Giza in their itinerary.
2. Nile River Cruise
You cannot miss a cruise ride on Nile River. Take a cruise from Luxor to Aswan passing through ancient temples and villages.
3. Delicious Egyptian Cuisine
Taste the fantastic Egyptian food. Kebab, baba ghannoug, kofta, dolma, shawarma are only few local dishes you can taste to experience the local flavor. You will also get international cuisine in cities like Cairo.
4. Beaches and Splash in the Red Sea
After a city tours, if you are looking for quiet and relaxed time, go to offbeat beaches along the Red Sea. On popular beaches you will have a great time at beach resorts and you can also enjoy watersports, shopping and entertainment.