Well famous as the land of magnificent pyramids, Egypt is the most sought after tour and travel destination in the world magnets tourists from every nook and corner of the world throughout the year. It is mainly in north-eastern Africa, with a smaller portion of its territory in southwest Asia. This exotic country is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most amazing pyramids like Giza Pyramids which often persuade tourists to visit this throughout the year. It is all time favourite destinations among historical-lovers, adventure-thrillers, holiday seekers as well as newlywed couples. The significance of this place is really beyond the words and visual descriptions.
One of the largest places in the country Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and an essential part of Egypt Holiday Packages. It is one such a place where more attractions can be found. Literally means “The Vanquisher” or “The Conqueror” this city has long been a centre of the religion’s political and cultural life. This capital city is also associated with Ancient Egypt due to its proximity to the ancient cities of Memphis, Giza and Fustat which are nearby to the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza. Apart from the attractions and destinations, Cairo has the oldest and largest film and music industries in the Arab world, as well as the world’s second oldest institution of higher learning, al-Azhar University.
While visiting to Egypt do not miss the opportunity to explore the Pyramids of Giza represent one of the greatest architectural feats by man. Among one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramid is one of the world’s oldest tourist attractions and the reason most people visit this country today. Basically there are three main pyramids in this city; the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Kafhre and the smaller Pyramid of Menkaura. All the pyramids are worth to explore during Tours to Egypt.
Apart from visiting to these pyramids you can visit to the Valley of the Kings the royal necropolis known in ancient times as “the Place of Truth” situated on the Western Bank with the Mountain of Thebes providing a natural pyramid in the background. Among numerous tombs very few of the tombs are open to the public and the ones that are open are only open on rotating annual basis to avoid extensive damage from the frequent tourist viewing and restoration work to be done. Apart from you can visit Abu Simbel, which is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock-cut temples in southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Nubian Monuments” which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae.
Often referred as the gift of Nile, Nile river is the must visit attractions that one can explore during Egypt Trip. It is world’s longest river and over 5000 miles long and most of the largest cities and towns are situated along its banks. This exotic river is looks like the lotus flower and often see in ancient Egyptian art.
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