Best known for its pyramids and rich history, Egypt is a country that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Ancient Egypt was one of the earliest and longest-lasting civilizations on the planet and its historical charm can still be felt today. The country boasts the Nile River, the longest river in the world, and is home to old tombs, temples, and monuments that have been around for centuries. Its borders touch the Mediterranean and Red Seas, giving visitors the chance to snorkel, parasail, and scuba dive to their heart’s content.

More than 90% of Egypt is considered desert land, making it a unique destination for exploration and adventure. 350 miles from Cairo, lies the mesmerizing Siwa oasis with its hot springs, salt lakes & thousands of palm trees. From the ancient majesty, to the magnificent natural attractions and the vibrant capital, every minute spent in Egypt will be remembered forever.

Destination highlights

  • Historical mosques, churches, temples, & castles
  • Luxor, an open-air museum of monuments of ancient civilizations
  • Pristine beaches and diverse marine life
  • Its Great Pyramids are one of the seven Wonders of the World
  • Mouthwatering cuisine
  • The White Desert National Park
  • Mount Sinai & St. Catherine’s monastery
  • The coral reefs of the Red Sea

Activities to do

  • Visit Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings
  • Cruise on the Nile River
  • Scuba dive, or snorkel in the Red Sea
  • Unwind in Aswan & explore the colorful streets of its villages
  • Visit the Great Pyramids and Sphinx
  • See the royal mummies in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
  • Wander through Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • View the city from the top of Cairo Tower
  • Rejuvenate in Siwa oasis & visit the temple of oracle

Country details

  • Location: Northeast Africa
  • Language: Arabic
  • Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)
  • Cuisine: Mediteranen with special local dishes that combine legumes, bread, spices, vegetables, and fruits
  • Airport: Cairo, Hurghada, Borg El Arab, Sharm El Skeikh, Luxor, and Marsa Alam International Airports
  • Flight Duration: 4 hours from Abu Dhabi

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