Egypt is such a big and vast country that it’s a treat for one and all. The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Egypt is the pyramids, but this is just a tip of the archaeological iceberg, Egypt offers much more like the minarets, monuments, museums, temples reflecting its rich 5000 year old culture, history and heritage.
Relive the past by taking a leisure trip to Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx; witness the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show that tell the story of this spectacular place. Discover the archeological treasures at Sakkara, home to the oldest pyramid in Egypt & Memphis. Look beyond the pyramids and you will find the Citadel of Salah el Din, Sultan Hassan and Khan el-Khalili Bazaars.
Discover the ancient sites and culture of Christians on a private tour through Old Cairo; Abu Serga where the Holy family sort refuge; Ben Ezra, one of the oldest synagogues; Hanging Church, oldest church here. Other major attractions are Egyptian museum, Babylon Fort and Pharaonic Village.
The southern city of Luxor contains numerous ancient artifacts, like the Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings. Venture further into famous oasis town of Fayoum or have fun attending festivals and religious carnivals aka mulid or simply enjoy on a desert trip or safari. You can also go swimming on number of beaches on the Mediterranean and red sea coast or go for snorkeling and diving. Explore Nile on a felucca, ancient sailing boat, or on a cruise and enjoy the beautiful nature of countryside. The summers here are exceptionally hot and dry but winter is pleasant, sunny days and chilly nights, making it the best season to visit.
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