Egypt Travel Guide
Best Things to Do and See in Egypt
Egypt Travel Guide – Best Things to Do & See in Egypt-Best Time to Visit Egypt.
Find a comprehensive travel guide to Egypt to learn about the best things to know before
your traveling to Egypt and planning your trip, know about Egypt weather, top things to See
best things to do, the best time to visit Egypt & how to get your visa to Egypt & more.
Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs & The Pyramids.
Egypt is a land of dreams for travelers looking for an amazing and adventure destination with a vibrant culture and history. That is why Egypt is one of the most popular destinations among travelers regarding the age and travel style.
From luxury cruise along the Nile to the Arabian nights on the desert, Egypt has captivated many hearts across the globe. Here is Travabia Egypt Travel Guide.
THE LAND OF THE GREAT PHARAOHS, TOWERING PYRAMIDS, ENDLESS GOLDEN SANDS AND THE MIGHTY SPHINX IS CALLING.
Safety in Egypt – Is it Egypt safe to visit now?
Egypt tourism is the backbone of its national economy. Egyptian government working hard to integrate
the necessary security standards and encourage travelers to explore Egypt safely. On top of this, Egyptians are welcoming travelers, and they have managed to help them create a memorable vacation.
Safety of travelers to Egypt is a top priority of the Egyptian government nowadays some of the Middle East
countries in political or social unrest, but we often forget to see the difference between Egypt and the rest of the other countries in the Middle East. Tourist attractions in Egypt are very safe and not under any threat.
In terms of weather, the best time to visit Egypt is from October to April.
When temperatures are at their most pleasant. However, December and January constitute peak
tourist season in Egypt and you can enjoy the iconic sights of Egypt in pleasant weather.
How to apply to your Visa to Visit Egypt?
Egypt Entry visa requirement and information:
Please be advised that Egypt visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement
is the responsibility of the traveler also Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months
from your planned travel date of departure from Egypt.
Some countries and citizens can get their entry visa to Egypt upon arrival:
These countries and citizens as following:
UK CITIZEN, CANADA, USA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, EU UNION COUNTRIES.
Other nationalities get their visa to Egypt from the Egyptian embassy located in their countries.
You can check the Egyptian embassy in your country on this links MFA.GOV.EG.
To save your time you time when you apply to your visa to Egypt here is a link for Visa application.
The cost of Egypt Visa is about 25$ or 20 Euro, could be changed without notice.
Best Things to Do & See in Egypt- Egypt Travel Guide
1-Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
The only surviving of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza are one of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Built as tombs for the mighty Pharaoh Khufu and guarded by the enigmatic Sphinx, Giza pyramid complex has awed travelers down through the ages and had archaeologists scratching their heads over how they built for centuries. Today, these gigantic memorials to dead Pharaoh are still as wondrous a sight as they ever were.
No trip to Egypt is completed until you visit the great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx.
2- Luxor’s Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings.
Famed for the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, the Nile-side town of Luxor in Upper Egypt has a glut of tourist attractions. This is ancient Thebes is home to more sights than most can see on one visit. While the East Bank brims with vibrant souk action, the quieter West Bank is home to a bundle of tombs and temples that have been considered the biggest open-air museum in the world. Spend a few days here exploring the colorful wall art of the tombs and gazing in awe at the colossal columns in the temples, and you will see why Luxor continues to fascinate travelers and archaeologists.
3-Bustling Cairo-Visit Historic Cairo
The atmospheric, narrow lanes of the capital’s Islamic Cairo district are crammed full of mosques and monuments dating from the medieval ages.
This is where you will find the old shopping souk of Khan El-Khalili were coppersmiths and artisans
still have their tiny workshops, textiles, spice, and perfume.
Surrounding the market is a muddle of roads, home to some of the most beautiful preserved architecture of the old Islamic empires.
There is a wealth of history here to explore.
Visit the Citadel of Cairo and enjoy the best panoramic view of Cairo and Al-Azahar mosque the oldest Islamic university in the world.
4- Aswan City of Tranquility and Beauty
Egypt’s most tranquil city is Aswan, set upon the winding curves of the Nile. Backed by orange-hued dunes this is the perfect place to stop and unwind for a few days and soak up the chilled-out atmosphere. Take the Nile Felucca across to Elephantine Island and enjoy tucked away treasures.
Take a trip to Philae Island and enjoy one of the best temples in ancient Egypt, the temple that dedicated to Goddess of Love Isis.
In Aswan, you can enjoy the incredible scenes of the Nile Valley, greens, sands, and Nile come in unique harmony, and you can start your Nile cruise tour from Aswan to Luxor.
5-Visit to Abu Simbel temples
Even in a country trove with ancient temples, Abu Simbel is something unique.
This is Ramses II’s great temple one of the best iconic places in Egypt.
In addition, if you are in Egypt during October or February you should witness the sun pass festival of Abu Simbel it is a really amazing experience in Egypt.
The entire temple moved from its original setting – set to disappear under the water because of the Aswan Dam during the 1960s in a massive UNESCO operation that took eight years.
6-Egyptian Museum –the House of Pharaonic Treasures.
A treasure house of the Pharaonic world, the Egyptian Museum is one of the world’s great museum collections it houses more than 120,000 masterpieces.
The best collection is the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen and the fascinating royal Mummies exhibits, but every corner you turn here is home to some wonderful piece of ancient art that would form a highlight of any other museum.
Egypt’s best natural wonder is the White Desert where surreal shaped white chalk mountains have created what looks like a snowy wonderland in the middle of the arid sand.
The landscapes here look like something out of a science fiction movie with blindingly white boulders and iceberg-like pinnacles. For Desert fans and adventurers, this is the ultimate weird playground, while anybody who has had their fill of temples and tombs will enjoy this spectacular natural scenery and safari adventures in Egypt.
8 – Siwa Oasis- Rock the Place to Siwa.
The faraway Oasis Siwa is the tranquil tonic to the hustle of Egypt’s cities.
Siwa is one of the Western Desert’s most picturesque spots. The town is centered on the ruins of a vast mud-brick citadel that dominates the view. This is a top spot to visit is the famous temple of Alexander the great and the mountain of the dead.
Enjoy desert adventures and camping in Siwa it is a very great experience in Egypt.
9- Sharm El-Sheikh- The Beach Destination in Egypt.
Egypt’s center for beach fun is the South Sinai region on the Sinai Peninsula. Sharm El-Sheikh is a European-style resort full of luxury resorts, international restaurants, and many entertainment options. Dahab is a low-key beach town with a budget traveler heart, which is just as much about desert excursions and adventures as the sea.
10- Hurghada –The Red Sea Riviera.
Hurghada has many things to do and see in Egypt form relaxing on the fascinating beaches of the Red Sea and the amazing coral reefs to water activities like diving, wind serve and snorkeling.
In Hurghada also you can enjoy submarine in the Red Sea it is a really amazing trip.
You can extend your trip to Egypt to Hurghada after your Nile cruise stays from Luxor it is just 3 hours driving or from Cairo by bus or a one-hour flight.
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