Egypt is a mystical land known for pyramids, mummies, pharaohs and Cleopatra. It offers a fascinating mix of ancient monuments, cultural experiences and underwater beauty to anyone ready to make the journey. The oldest travel destination on earth has a fascinating history, reaching back thousands of years; it is home to one of the oldest civilizations worldwide. The mesmerizing treasures of this country are waiting for you!

The Sphinx and the majestic pyramids of Giza are the most famous attractions and a must-see for every visitor. Other fascinating places include the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, the burial site of King Tutankhamun, featuring tombs with beautifully decorated walls, or the impressive rock temples of Ramses II in Abu Simbel.

Apart from the ancient monuments, there are the beautiful waters of the Red Sea, providing superb diving and snorkeling possibilities. Stay in one of the beach resorts at Hurghada for a beautiful coastal holiday; try diving the coral reefs and discover the vast array of tropical fish, or go windsurfing and explore the crystal-clear waters of the coast and its many ship wrecks.

Egypt has high mountains in the East, the most famous being Mount Sinai, where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. The mighty River Nile flows through the steppes and desert regions, providing fertile land along its shores and its delta. For this reason, most of the cities in Egypt are situated along its course. For a special experience, cruise the River Nile in a Felucca, a traditional wooden sailboat and enjoy the sights of Nile village life!

For a sense of adventure go on a safari into the breathtaking desert, and ride on camels through the dunes. Visit the Siwa Oasis in the Great Sand Sea and enjoy its freshwater springs. Take a trip to the mega-city Cairo, the Islamic capital, featuring many mosques and minarets; absorb the atmosphere and soak in the bustling street life – it’s like another world. See the port city of Alexandria and visit its famous catacombs. Experience the colorful bazaars throughout the country, and don’t miss out on a belly dance show while you’re here!

Packed with famous archeological remains and offering a rich culture and beautiful waters, Egypt is a premier-league travel destination waiting to be explored!