About Egypt

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Egypt known as Misr in Arabic, but in the ancient times was known as Kemet (the black land – due to the alluvial soil). Egypt is, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from its northern tip and the Red Sea from its eastern side, with the river Nile splitting it down the middle, gives Egypt a striking and strategic position.

Egypt is home to Pharaonic, Islamic, Coptic, Jewish, Greek, Roman monuments, and more. Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Memphis, Saqqara, Giza Pyramid complex and it’s Great Sphinx. Luxor contains numerous ancient artifacts, such as the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Important temples are located on the Nile cities of Edfu, Esna, Kom Ombo, and in Aswan, with the temple of Abu Simbel on the shore of Lake Nasser in the south.

Alexandria is the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria is an important tourist resort as it is also the home to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Library of Alexandria). Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are cities located on the Red Sea. The ¬Red Sea waters are clear and calm for most of the year and have become popular for various water sports, particularly recreational scuba diving and snorkeling.

One could say that Egypt have six different tourist super-sites each has its own flavour, Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh. Egypt is a land that is full of life, fun, sound, visual beauty and excitement. It is a cultural experience like none you have ever experienced

To view optional tours in each city, please click on the cities below or on circles in the map:

Sharm El Sheikh
Red Sea