Discover the best of ancient Egypt, from Cairo to Aswan, with a fascinating 8-day trip to Cairo and Nile cruise. Join as we explore some of Egypt’s best historical sites, including the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Karnak Temple, Luxor, the High Dam, Philae Island and more. We offer a wide range of tours in Egypt, organized by professional tour operators who are tailored to your budget and interests and let you spend an incredible vacation in Egypt. To ensure that you have the best time on your tour of Egypt, prepare for a special in the city of Alexandria.
There was a time when several classical Greek philosophers lived and studied here. Although the Alexandria library is no longer there to study books, you can still visit the jewelry museum, the private Fatima Haider collection. Believe us, a visit to this museum is one of the best things to do in Egypt.
Egypt has captivated travelers and tourists for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Modern fascination for ancient Egyptian pyramids and historical archaeological sites never seems to diminish, meaning there are many things to do in Egypt during a visit. Start in Cairo to see the pyramids before taking the train to Luxor to explore the attractions between Luxor and Aswan before visiting the majestic Abu Simbel temples. One of the most atmospheric ways to see the old sights between Luxor and Aswan is to sign up for a multi-day Nile River cruise.
The Temple of Kom Ombo is unique in that it is a double temple dedicated to both the falcon head god Horus and the crocodile god Sobek. The construction of the temple is symmetrical, with two entrances and two main reserves. Located in Memphis and once the capital of Egypt, this ancient necropolis is the burial ground for Egyptian courtiers, royalty members and others from long ago in 3000 BC.
Certain attractions may be temporarily closed or require early booking. Donkeys, horses and camels can be rented around the pyramids and the main locations of the Nile. Horses are fun if you want to cross sandy beaches between the pyramids or in the Sinai desert. Donkeys are best used to visit the necropolis of Theban, where they cross mountains that you would never cross on foot, encouraging endless travel.
Some Egyptians even offer you some tea and welcome you to their homes. They love tourists and like to tell them some ancient Egyptian stories. You won’t feel strange there, but you will feel like it is your home and enjoying the room a lot. Marhaban For most people, Egypt is a dream destination and was on the to-do list of most travelers.
The museum, which was once a house, feels different from visitors because everything from the exhibits to the walls and ceilings of the place is part of the story. The house was originally built in 1632, was restored in 1935 and opened as a museum in 1945. The house is decorated with historical pieces and art exhibitions and artifacts decorate the many rooms and corridors. James Bond fans with their eyes open may even recognize The Spy Who Loved Me’s Gayer-Anderson Museum, which filmed several scenes in the museum and adjacent mosque.
In the eastern district of ancient Cairo is an ancient citadel built in the 12th century as a defense against the Crusaders. For more than seven long centuries, this beautiful region of the city has been home to the ruling parties of Egypt, including the Ayyubid Dynasty, the Mamluks, the Ottoman Empire and even the forces of Napoleon Bonaparte. The citadel is massage in Hurghada characterized by three iconic but very different mosques, several beautiful palaces, a handful of museums and some terraces with a beautiful view of the Giza Pyramids, on the western border of Cairo. Go to Giza this morning, home to some of the most iconic places in the world. Approach the Giza Pyramids and the Camel Sphinx, with panoramic views of the dunes.