Five Reasons to Visit Egypt
One of its most beautiful attractions is the Pyramids of Giza built during the 2nd century BC. Clearly the most distinctive man-made structures ever created its Great Pyramid is considered one of the seven wonders of the world. The pyramids are a real marvel of Egypt’s ancient civilisation and tourists should also head to the Great Sphinx for another wonderful historical treat.
Visiting the capital of any country is exciting but Cairo is an amazing cultural experience. Although it is incredibly crowded it is a fantastic destination where you should visit the monuments, the markets, try the exquisite food and sample some refreshing mint tea. For a slice of culture and to learn about the country head to The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which is home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world including the treasures of Tutankhamun.
If you’re in Egypt then a visit to the desert is a must so why not try some desert trekking. Barhariya Oasis is home to the ruins of a temple to Greek conqueror Alexander the Great and the White Desert is very impressive with its mineral sculptures so travel there to discover traditional Bedouin culture and seize the opportunity to sleep under the stars.
Probably the most famous stretch of water globally the Nile is the longest river in the world and tourists will enjoy the many cruises available including ones that take you to the Valley of the Kings. This historical site was where the country’s illustrious pharaohs were buried and includes the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Another great stretch of water worth visiting is the Red Sea where you’ll find some of the best beaches in the world. Head to Hurghada to find miles of perfect shoreline and waters filled with tropical fish becoming the natural home of divers and snorkelers.
Choose Egypt as your next holiday destination and you will not be disappointed with a country steeped in history, culture and complete with outstanding beauty.