Despite a short flight, it feels a world away. The land of the pyramids, Pharaoh and the Nile, Egypt as a holiday destination needs no introduction. Blessed with year round sunshine, pristine white beaches, vibrant coral reefs and some of the world's most important historical sites, holidays in Egypt are very very special. Whether you are seeking the winter sun or already planning a long-awaited getaway, Egypt is loaded with as much warmth and modern hospitality as it shrouds ancient history, myths and mysteries.
Almost like a village, Luxor is hugely popular for its world famous open air museum. Enveloping a great assortment of ancient temples and relics, it is indeed a must-visit historical site while you are cruising around the magic destination.
Vibrant, exhilarating, exotic, fascinating and welcoming. That's the capital city of Cairo! Offering so much to the visitors that it's hard to decide where to start, this beautiful city is home to some of the best Egyptian sights. The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities houses the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasure, including 12 rooms filled with the golden treasure of the boy king Tutankhamun. Beautiful mosques and churches are a plenty too. This is where you never know what incredible, half-forgotten monument you might stumble across while wandering around!
Rightly known as the 'Queen of the Mediterranean,' the captivating Alexandria will fascinate you with its blend of the ancient and the modern. Lying cozily on Egypt's Mediterranean Coast and housing the country's most beautiful Greco-Roman ruins, this second largest city is an ideal location for a fantastic historical and cultural experience for anyone willing to enjoy their holidays in Egypt to the fullest. The haunting wilderness of the Western Desert with its vast expanse of sand dunes and spectacular desert scenery deserves a must mark on your Egyptian holiday map. Alexandria will make sure you do not stand disappointed.
The year round sunshine on the Red Sea and the Sinai makes them the perfect diving destination at any time of the year. Snorkeling is another popular and much enjoyed water sport apart from spectacular desert safaris either on 4x4s or on camel back. Saint Catherine Monastery is the main attraction.
It doesn't matter if you're a keen diver, a culture vulture, an ancient enthusiast or a beach bum, Egypt has got everything under the sun.