There is no single destination in the world so identifiable with its ancient culture as is Egypt. When we first learn of it at school ,we are captivated by tales of pyramids and tombs and mummies and hieroglyphs. Then, if we are lucky, we make it to Egypt and find that the stories pale in comparison when presented with the real thing. The land of the Nile awaits.
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The capital of Egypt and one of the largest cities in the world. Cairo was established in the 10th century and was a key link on the east-west spice trail. Today’s Cairo is a place of extremes where modern skyscrapers stand alongside ornate mosques. You’ll find attractions in and around the city, which include the historic capital of Memphis, the Egyptian Museum, Alabaster Mosque, Citadel of Saladin, Khan el-Khalili bazaar, Old Cairo, and more.
The most famous ancient site in the world and listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The Great Pyramids of Giza and the iconic Sphinx fascinate all who visit this ancient site.
A port city in Northern Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great. Alexandria is known for , the Library of Alexandria, the Roman theatre, and the Catacombs.
To many, Aswan is the most beautiful of the cities along the Nile. Once ancient Egypt’s gateway to Africa, it is the perfect place to explore major attractions such as temples and monuments in Upper Egypt. Visit the Nubian Museum, Elephantine Island and the Aswan Museum, and see the Unfinished Obelisk, which would have been the largest single standing stone had it not cracked and been left abandoned!
Originally called “Thebes” in ancient Egypt, Luxor has a wealth of temples and tombs to explore. From here you can visit the Temple or Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple and the Temple of Deir al-Bahri (Queen Hatshepsut). Well worth a few days at least, to explore all that Luxor has to offer.
Sharm el-Sheikh is a well established resort town, located between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. Loved by divers, it is known for its natural sandy beaches, crystal waters and coral reefs. Don’t forget a visit to the Old Bazaar – one of the top spots for shopping!
One of Egypt’s top tourist and most recongised attractions, this breathtaking monument is a massive rock temple carved in sandstone rock. The twin temple was carved out during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses the great as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, before being moved for the construction of Lake Nasser.
A visit to Egypt wouldn’t be complete without a cruise on the River Nile. Fly to either Luxor or Aswan to join a 3, 4, or 7-night cruise, which include stops at Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus, and Kom Ombo to see the temples of Sobek and Horus. Sites you will witness in Luxor include the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. In Aswan, wonder at the awe of Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk.
Historic sites and monuments are endless in Egypt, so to are our range of travel options.
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Egypt is a large country with a number of major international airports that service the most popular regions. Most flights departing from Australia to Egypt will include at least one stop over. Major airlines that fly to Egypt include Emirates, Qatar Airways, Qantas, Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia and more.
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