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"The Gift of the Nile" Egypt. A statement as true as today as it has been through the fifty centuries of Egypt's extraordinary history. One of the largest countries in the world, Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries, the cradle of the ancient civilization with some of the most awesome monuments to be seen in the world. Egypt today, although it enjoys a great deal of development, is also a rare blend of a long past still throbbing with life and a vibrant, modern past..

How could you miss the birth place of 'KEM"_ Egypt named by the Pharaohs _ the oldest civilization in the world? How could you miss one third of the world's treasures which Luxor has? The Pyramids, the Tomb of Tutankhamon, the valley of the Kings, Queens and Nobles, these reminders of the Great Pharaohs and power of Egypt are as awesome as the Nile eternal. After the recent take over of Taba, which has a unique location overlooking a panoramic view of the Saudi Arabian mountains, the city of Eilat and Aqaba harbor, Egypt can provide its visitors a wide experience of a desert safari in Sinai. This besides the exotic fabulous monuments it has along the Nile River. There is so much to do and see all over Egypt this lovely warm land with its charming and hospitable people. Your one and only problem is likely to be time you may never want to leave.

Cairo :
Cairo is one of the largest cities in the world, full of life and movement throughout the day and night. For shopping try some of the famous street markets with the Camel Market making a fascinating trip. Close by you will find many of the amazing Egyptian Pyramids, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza. Cairo provides great culture and history in its ancient temples, tombs, magnificent Muslim monuments, and of course, the Egyptian Antiquities Museum all within or nearby this magnificent city.

Alexandria :
Alexandria known as "Pearl of the Mediterranean" was founded by Alexander the Great in 332BC. As the capital for the Egyptian kingdom. For the next seven centuries, Alexandria stood at the forefront of Greece-Roman civilization, home of the largest library and the greatest center of learning in the ancient world. In addition to founding Alexandria's famed library, Ptolemy ordered the construction of the Pharaoh Lighthouse, counted among the seven wonders of the world. The Catacomb of Kum El Shukafa, Pompey's Pillar the Serapeum, the Greco-Roman Museum are the principal sites of interest, whilst a drive on the corniche, stretching for 20 miles along the sea, and a visit to Montaza palace and gardens where there are luxury hotels and a casino are of note. Its beaches are beautiful and most enjoyable.

Luxor :
Built on the site of Ancient Thebes over 4,000 years ago Luxor has been called the world?s greatest outdoor museum. Awe struck visitors can bask in the shadow of some of this country?s most impressive temples and tombs thanks to its fantastic state of preservation. Located on the banks of the Nile Luxor offers ancient monuments, brilliant hospitality and a vibrant bustling street life. As one might think, the city has all the amenities tourists might expect, including a variety of hotels, bars, nightclubs and restaurants.

Aswan :
Aswan, Egypt's sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town is small enough to walk around and graced with the most beautiful setting on the Nile, offering a uniquely African ambiance. The pace of life is slow and relaxing. Days can be spent strolling along the broad Corniche watching the sailboats tall masts etch the sky or sitting in floating restaurants eating freshly caught fish. The riverside is perfect for evening walks while bazaars sit amongst the labyrinth of streets behind to explore.

Sharm El Sheikh :
Sharm el Sheik is located on the Southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. The area is beautiful with the mountains of Mount Sinai on one side with the Red Sea on the other. This resort has a very high quality of hotels, restaurants, water sports and golf courses. Sharm el Sheikh, the Red Sea resort is great for scuba diving, snorkeling and family fun. The jewel of the Sinai, with history going back thousands of years, cultural tours and year round sunshine. This is one of Egypt`s top holiday destinations

Hurghada :
What used to be a simple fishing village Hurghada is now one of the top tourist areas in Egypt, Offering 20 km of beach stretching along the coast of the Red sea with its crystal clear water, multiple shipwrecks and unharmed reefs. If it takes place in or on the water you can do it here: windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, but, above all, snorkeling and diving. The unique underwater gardens are some of the finest in the world offering diving sites that will amaze even the most experienced divers

Taba :
Taba's coastline is one of the most beautiful sites with dramatic mountain backdrops that extend down to the golden beaches below. Less then an hour you can cross the border into the mesmerizing wilderness of the Sinai. With the recent opening of an international airport and fantastic restaurants and beach cafes, the area is now one of the most sought after destinations for people who are after a relaxing and quiet holiday in the Red Sea Rivera

Western Oasis :
The Western Desert is another land of history and beauty. this desert abounds in legends. There were no people in Egypt who did come to the great oasis in the Western Desert and leave a piece of their history.
The Temple of the Oracle built by Alexander the Great in Siwa, towers above the forest of palm Trees. just a few miles away the marble mountains glow golden pink as the sun sets. Roman times brought prosperity to the Oasis and the Temple of Hibis in Kharga illustrates the working of Roman law. The Christian civilization is represented too.

St. Catherine :
Isolated and protected by the surrounding majestic mountains the monastery St. Catherine is the major attraction for tourists visiting the area.
At the foot of the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments, lies the monastery. Early Christian hermits, searching seclusion from worldly affairs, were living around the holy mountain since the early times of Christendom. 

 
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Edfu
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Pyramids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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