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Things to do in Egypt

Photography:

Egypt is a fascinating and magnificent country to photograph. You are allowed to take pictures inside many tombs and temples, sometimes fees are required to do so. Make sure you get a very large memory stick for your camera as you will not be able to stop taking pictures from the time you land here. The beautiful historical attractions, beaches, and streets make Egypt very attractive for taking pictures.

Sports:

There is a wealth of diverse sports that you can enjoy in settings unique to Egypt. How about a tennis match or a game of golf with a view of the majestic pyramids? Or windsurfing, water-skiing or snorkeling and scuba diving in the Red Sea? Whatever you desire; our programs are designed to meet your needs.

Underwater Exploring:

Egypt offers incredible coral reefs and underwater seascapes for you to explore! Feeling adventurous but don’t want to get wet? How would you like to explore the inner depths of the Red Sea in comfort and style? If so, our submarine tours are the ideal way to explore the many treasures of the Red Sea.
Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh and Marsa Alam are some of the important cities offering diving.

Yachts and Boats:

If you are interested in offshore sightseeing, or would like to combine that experience with a diving Safari, choose from the finest selection of yachts and boats and visit the many beautiful islands in the Red Sea, such as the Lost Virgin “El Nabaa”, or “El Giftun” We will be happy to arrange these excursions for you.

Famous Egyptian Cities

Cairo at Night القاهرة بالليل

Cairo at Night

Cairo, (القاهرة‎, Pronounced “Al-Qahera” in Arabic, meaning: The Vanquisher/The Conquerer). Cairo and Giza are considered to be the ‎heart of Egypt, known to be one of the world’s ‎largest urban areas and offers many sites to see, including some of the ‎most famous Pharaonic, ancient Christian and Islamic monuments. ‎Offers an incredible selection of shopping, leisure and nightlife ‎activities. The pharaohs were buried in ‎pyramids of many different shapes, there are about eighty pyramids ‎known today from ancient Egypt. The three largest and best-preserved ‎of these were built at Giza at the beginning of the Old Kingdom & the ‎Great Sphinx is a large human-headed lion that was carved from a ‎mound of natural rock where it guards the front of Khafra’s pyramid.‎

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. Many international media, businesses, and organizations have regional headquarters in the city; the Arab League has had its headquarters in Cairo for most of its existence.

With a population of 6.76 million spread over 453 square kilometers (175 sq mi), Cairo is by far the largest city in Egypt. With an additional 10 million inhabitants just outside the city, Cairo resides at the center of the largest metropolitan area in Africa and the Arab World as well as the tenth-largest urban area in the world. 

Bibliotheca Alexandria

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Alexandria (الاسكندرية, Pronounced “Al-Iskandariya” in Arabic) is the second largest city in Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast.

The second largest city and the main port of Egypt. Home of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (The Great Library of Alexandria) and The ‎Roman Theatre, Alexandria is also a very important ‎tourist resort, where the summer heat can make life in the capital ‎unbearable. Alexandria is a year-round beach resort, and one of the ‎most notable summer resorts in the Middle East. The resorts of the East Coast are of infinite variety, the beaches vary ‎from protected, shallow, clear-water; the climate can be described as ‎Mediterranean.

Alexandria is also Egypt’s largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt’s imports and exports. It is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelinesfrom Suez.

Luxor

Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt and the capital of Luxor Governorate. The population numbers 487,896 (2010 estimate), with an area of approximately 416 square kilometres (161 sq mi). As the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the “world’s greatest open air museum”, as the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Thousands of tourists from all around the world arrive annually to visit these monuments, contributing a large part towards the economy for the modern city.

Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan

Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan

Aswan, a beautiful winter resort, enjoying a dry temperate climate, is ‎situated on the eastern bank of the Nile. Aswan is the gate to the African ‎continent, small enough to walk around and graced with the most ‎beautiful setting on the Nile, the pace of life is slow and relaxing. The ‎Nile is at its most beautiful view at this point, flowing through the amber ‎desert, granite rocks, and round emerald islands covered in palm ‎groves and tropical plants.‎

Sharm El Sheikh is a city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, in South Sinai Governorate, Egypt, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea. Its population is approximately 35,000 (2008). Sharm el-Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt’s South Sinai Governorate which includes the smaller coastal towns of Dahab and Nuweiba as well as the mountainous interior, Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai. It is a part of Egypt’s Asian land, as Egypt is a transcontinental country.

Tourism is highly developed here, and the name Sharm el-Sheikh is ‎now used for an area far wider than the original town borders. The ‎town includes the newer Na’ama Bay, which is almost solely devoted ‎to tourist traffic, the simplicity of sun, sea and sand. The luxury of five ‎star hotels, water sports, shopping and entertainment. This is Sharm ‎el-Sheikh, one of the most accessible and developed tourist resort ‎communities on the Sinai Peninsula & also Ras Mohamed. All around ‎are Bedouins, colorful tents, red sea and mountains

coralreef-hurghada

Hurghada (pronounced “Al-Ghardaqa” in Arabic) was at one time just a simple ‎fishing village. But now, with it’s crystal clear water, untouched reefs ‎and a multitude of ship wrecks, it has become one of the best Egyptian ‎tourist destinations. With more than 20 km of hotels along the beach, ‎Hurghada can satisfy the needs of every visitor, from scuba diving to ‎windsurfing to desert safaris, and also around has been enlarged to ‎many others tourist places like El Gouna, El Quseir, Safaga & Marsa ‎Alam, where the desert meets the sea; is truly one of the planet’s most ‎exotic and fascinating natural seascape environments.

 

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