Egypt Holidays: Reminiscing Ancient Splendor

Egypt is full of tourist super sites, with its own flavor and purpose. While it is known for its wealth of monuments, these are not the only tourist drawer. The super-sites for tourists include Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Hurghada, and Sharm El Sheikh.

Pyramids and the Sphinx
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Among its monuments, the Pyramids and the Sphinx are great to see. Cairo has the best museums where you can see a fraction of Egyptian heritage. Luxor has great temples including Karnak and Hapshepsut, while Aswan has the temples of Abu Sembel. You will see the tomb of king Tutankhamun and his treasures, while Alexandria will remind you of its beautiful queen, Cleopatra.

You can make your holiday exciting by having some adventures in Sharm El Sheikh like scuba diving at the Red Sea, or going to Sharks bay, Naama bay, Nabaq bay and the Tiran Island as some of the best places to go snorkeling. The Sinai desert is the best place for a desert safari on bikes, cars, or camels. Try out the hot air balloon flight over Luxor and see the temples, and Valley of the Kings and Queens of the Nile for 45 minutes, or go sand surfing in the desert dunes.

Complete your Egypt holidays by shopping for souvenirs in Cairo for basalt and stone statues and obelisks, mother of pearl boxes, silver and gold jewelries, and other ancient Egyptian figurines so you can have something to remember this memorable trip.

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