Books and movies have created so much of curiosity among people about Egypt – a place of great and ancient civilization. Those who have never visited it, want to visit it once to explore the mysterious place that is famous for its architectural marvels, The River Nile and museums showcasing Egypt in historic way. And, if you are already planned to visit the place, no one is as lucky as you are.
Holidays to Egypt with friends or family will be unforgettable experience. It’s a guarantee, you will be enjoying some most precious moments of life there. Prolonged existence of the monuments will make you see them with wide-opened-mouth and wide-opened-eyes. On another hand, picturesque surroundings will soothe your mind.
To enjoy your Holidays to Egypt, below is a guide of its tourist destinations so that you can have a glance of its manmade and natural surroundings:
Pyramids of Giza
Pyramids of Giza are the world famous architectural buildings located in the surrounding area of southwestern border of Cairo. Just an imagination of a visit in front of the Giza’s pyramids increases heart beats of many. It is world’s one of the best tourist attractions. The great Pyramid of Khufu is 139 meters (455 feet) high and the largest one. Khafre’s Pyramid appears to be the largest one, but it was constructed at a higher elevation.
It is the badly ruined religious site. It was constructed after joint efforts of many Egyptian generations. The area consists of three main temples. Some of the temples are located about 2.5 kilometers in the north luxor. The Hypostyle Hall is the most famous among all has area of 50,000 sq ft with 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows.
River Nile cruising
It’s been a fantastic fun activity for tourists who visit Egypt for Nile cruising. People love to experience cruising in one of the luxurious cruise, boats or if want more adventure they prefer Felucca (sail boat). Cruising the Nile will lead you to the most beautiful towns. You can explore Egypt’s history on the cruise in better manner through its windows while relaxing in one of the air-conditioned cabin with full of facilities.
Valley of the Kings
Kings of valley is located near Luxor where tombs were built from the 16th to 11th century BC for the kings and honored people. The area comprises of 63 tombs and 120 burial chambers. You can get easily known about their rituals while funeral proceedings through decorated tombs depicting some aspects of whom Egyptians had buried inside. As years passed, the tombs were robbed for valuable materials.
The museum situated in Egypt in Cairo is one stop place to dig and explore the Egyptian history in better manner. It has more than 120,000 historical objects to lure tourists who visit Egypt. The museum is divided into two floors. Ground floor has the collection of coins and papyrus and first floor has collection of artifacts. It has 27 royal mummies.
Your holidays to Egypt also include a visit to Siwa Oasis, located in the the Libyan Desert. It has around 23,000 ethnic Berbers. It is an isolated settlement giving you a view of ruined yet livable structures.
It is the place where you can see two massive rock-cut temples located on the western bank of Lake Nasser in the southern portion of Egypt. Here, the temples were carved out of the mountains. The huge carved structure will surely fascinate you.
Egypt is not limited to these places, it has more than that. To enjoy the place in better way, you should approach a travel operator who can help you get one of the best Egypt travel packages.