Cairo, literally translated as the “victorious”, was founded by the Muslim rulers in 972 AC, and ever since has been the capital of Egypt.
The city of thousand minarets, the mother of all cities, the heart of the Arab world, are all the synonyms of Cairo.
Abundant with cultural and historic and monuments from different eras, a visit to Cairo, the second largest city in Africa, is worth it.
The pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian National Museum and its incomparable treasures, Coptic churches and the famous Khan el Khalili bazaar are few examples of what Cairo has to offer.
Hurghada is one of the largest and most popular Red Sea destinations in Egypt. Back in the 1980s, Hurghada was just a settlement for fishermen. Today Hurghada’s population is 380,000 inhabitants. Over the past 30 years, it evolved into a world-class tourist destination. Hurghada, with its beautiful beaches and the colorful underwater flora and fauna of the Red Sea, is a holiday paradise for divers from all over the world. Its pleasant weather and warm water all year long makes it attractive to millions of beach holidaymakers.
The Visitors of Hurghada can plan an all day trip from Hurghada to Luxor or Cairo to admire the ancient Egyptian monuments
Hurghada is known for its watersports activities, nightlife and warm weather, with a temperature of 30C (86F) most of the year. Holiday villages and hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers. Numerous Europeans, mainly Germans, Russians and Italians spend their Christmas and New Year holidays in the city. Hurghada stretches for about 36 km (22 mi) along the seashore. It does not reach far into the surrounding desert. It is a destination for Egyptian tourists, as well as package holiday tourists from Europe, notably Italians and Germans.
The Pearl of the Nile, so called ancient Egyptians this beautiful town in the south of Egypt. Its beautiful scenery and warm dry climate makes Aswan one of the most popular spa and winter holiday destinations in Egypt.
Take a Feluca (sail boat) and sail on the Nile, treat your eyes and curious mind with the beauty and history of this ancient city. Don’t leave the city before visiting the Mausoleum of the Aga Khan, the High Dam, the old quarries with the unfinished Obelisk and the Elephantine temple.
Luxor is a city of long history and abundant with monuments. Thebes with hundred gates, so the city was named by the Greek poet Homer because of its huge walls and the many gates. The most powerful and famous Pharaohs of Egypt, such as Ramses II, Amenophis III, Thutmose III, Haromheb,TutAnckAmon and the world famous Queen Hatshepsut lived in this city which was the capital of their dynasty. These rulers left behind a glorious architectural legacy matchless in any other part of the world. Karnak, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir el Bahary, the Valley of the Kings and Colossi of Memnon are landmarks never to be missed in this ancient city.
The rock temples of Abu Simbel are among the greatest.
Monuments of ancient Egypt. These temples of Pharaoh Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, built in the 13th century BC, are located about 280 km south of Aswan. Thanks to international cooperation, these unique temples were salvaged from the rising waters of Lake Nasser behind the High Dam in a nearly 20-year operation.