Why should you go to Egypt?
Egypt , a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley,
including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is
home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.
You probably first encountered Egypt at school when you learnt all about the pyramids, There’s no doubt that Ancient Egypt has long been considered one of
the most important and interesting civilizations in history. Today, Egypt remains just as interesting as so many of the old structures and monuments still exist.
Not only that but Egypt is rather special for other reasons; it has some incredible beaches, wildlife, cuisine and weather. So if you needed any more reason
why Egypt should be your next holiday destination, take a look:
1. The pyramids
Many flock to Egypt just for the pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the most well-known and is the only remaining survivor of the Seven Wonders of the
Ancient World and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can take a camel ride out to visit the pyramids close up and for those who don’t mind the dark,
you can also go inside. Truly breath-taking, these old tombs will stay with you for the rest of your life.
2. The Sphinx
Sphinxes are old mythological creatures who have the body of a lion and human head. The most famous are the sphinx who featured in Greektragedy Oedipus
Rex and this very special one in Egypt . The biggest monolith statue in the world, this reclining sphinx is thought to depict the Pharaoh Khafra and guard the
pyramids (which were tombs.)
3. Sinai Mountain
This this is where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.
4. The River Nile…
Feel the Thrill while Sailing on the River Nile , t he Nile River is the longest river in the world and Egypt is very proud of that fact! The Nile provides some great days
5. Glorious beaches
The Red Sea provides Egypt’s visitors with some amazing beaches . Not only are they postcard-perfect but they offer a whole host of water sport activities.
Snorkelling is especially popular, as is diving, because of the incredible marine life
Did you know there are over 100 wrecks lying in the Red Sea? Take a scuba diving course so you can experience a proper dive. It’s not just wrecks you’ll see
but coral reefs, tropical marine life and even sting rays.
Egypt is considered world’s largest open-air museum. It’s definitely worth taking a trip to see old ruins and the remains of some of truly fascinating old Ancient
8- Water Sports
Egypt is an awesome kitesurfing destination to improve your tricks and riding on flat water, and get sun-tanned. The mot famous spots among kite surfers are
Safaga, El Gouna, Soma Bay ( around Hurghada international airport ) and Zaafarana ( 2 hours from Cairo in the North of the country, but on the Red Sea
as well). They all provide super flat water !
For the first time visitors, camel rides or quad biking across the Western desert in Egypt is a must-do thing and it is one of the best reasons to visit Egypt. Take
yourfamily to enjoy camel riding across some of the greatest deserts of Egypt, like the Great Sand Sea, Sinai Desert, Blue Desert, Eastern Desert or the Libyan
Desert for some ultimate thrilling adventure. This is the best way to escape from the city crowds and explore Egyptian deserts to the fullest.
Why should you go to Egypt?