The Land of the Pharoahs – and that’s not all. You could visit Cairo for its pyramids, Luxor for the tombs and Valley of the Kings or Hurghada, Soma Bay or Marsa Alam for its beaches. Or why not get the best of both worlds by doing a cruise on the Nile followed by a stay in one of the luxurious beach resorts?
At a Glance:
- Visit the Great Pyramid of Giza – The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only pyramid to remain largely intact – there’s so much history is behind this unbelievable structure. Don’t panic if you are doing a beach holiday, loads of companies operate an excursion to see it and believe us when we say, it’s well worth the journey.
- Get lost among the Temples of Karnak – An ancient Egyptian precinct covering more than 100 hectares, which is larger than some ancient cities! You can see various decayed temples, chapels and pylons however most people go in the evening to see the world-famous light show which illuminates the architecture in all its glory.
- Step back in the ancient prosperous Egypt in the Valley of the Kings – Intricately decorated tombs situated in over 1,000 feet of limestone, this is where to come to get a real feel for ancient Egypt and the people that were. This is also were you can visit the exclusive tomb of Tutankhamun.
- Go on a Jeep Safari – Drifting through sand dunes that will take you to a Bedouin village where the locals will tell you their stories with a mint tea and an authentic dinner before quad biking in the desert. Sound good? We thought so!