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Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information

Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information Marvel at the majesty and beauty of the Pyramids The Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Souks, the Egyptian Museum… as you explore Cairo and its outskirts, you journey through history. From the banks of the Nile to the fringes of the desert, Cairo combines the glamour of ancient buildings and historic monuments with an ambience that is both modern and...

Visit Luxor

Statue of King Tut's grandfather unearthed in luxor, Egypt What most people come to see are pyramids; museums; the Khan el-Khalili bazaar; a Nile cruise to Luxor for the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak and Luxor temples; Aswan, including the Philae Temple; Esna; felucca sailing on the Nile; the Red Sea for diving; and Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada for snorkeling. The...

Aswan Tourism and Tourist Information

ElephantineIsland along nile, Aswan Aswan is beauty, simplicity and nature. The wonders of this stunning city; manmade and natural, will dazzle you. Rather than taking a bus with loads of tourists to the main attractions, the best way to start your day in Aswan is by walking along the Nile in the early morning to the northern public ferry. This will carry you across the Nile from...

Sharm El Sheikh Holiday Vacation

Sharm El Sheikh Holiday Vacation What once used to be a desert with only few Bedouins inhabiting it, turned into a great diving, entertainment and shopping center! This electronic guide made by people who have been living here for more than a decade will provide you with the most accurate, true-to-life, practical information and useful tips which will ensure you get the most of...

Desert Excursions in Sinai

Desert Excursions in Sinai What strikes most of the people visiting the region is the unforgettable combination of yellow-red-white sand, blue sea and gray-brown-yellow-orange mountains. The point is that getting into these regions by bus or a car is quite impossible, therefore, your trip will consist mainly of getting to the chosen place by a car (usually a jeep, which can...

St. Katherine Region, Sinai Desert

St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai and Red Sea Coast, Egypt Not many people know that South Sinai is much more than just sun, sea and Bedouins. It is also a cultural, spiritual and historical center. The proof for that can be easily found in St. Catherine Protectorate. The St. Katherine Protectorate is an area of great biological interest and includes the highest mountains in Egypt, such like the Mount...

Castle Zaman, Taba - East of the Sinai Peninsula, overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba

The Treasure Room at Castle Zaman, Taba Driving along the serene stretch of Sinai, one can discover 3 spot of peace that is like no other gracefully perched alop a desert cliff, mid-way between the cities of Taba and Nuweiba. Zaman Castle is a truly unique vacation destination. Breathtaking and majestic, the simple yet elegant architecture and panoramic views are enough to capture, the...

Sinai Top Attractions - Sinai Places to see

Sinai Top Attractions - Sinai Places to see Though most people come here in search for good weather, warm sea and amazing diving spots, little they know that this place is an outstanding historical and cultural site, and every person who is interested in history or in the ancient civilizations as well as in the traditions and the customs of the people inhabiting this place, it is absolutely...

Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses)

500 year old tree on Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses) Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses) is one destination that should not be missed, especially if you’re visiting the Saint Catherine Monastery. It’s worthy of note that it is believed that Gebel Musa is Mount Horeb from the bible. The climb up to the top is about 2,286 meters (7,498 feet) and will take about 3 hours to complete. At 1,570 meters (5,...

Mount Sinai also called Jebel Moussa, a mountain in Egypt's Sinai desert

Mount Sinai also called Jebel Moussa, a mountain in Egypt's Sinai desert Mount Sinai also called Jebel Moussa, a mountain in Egypt's Sinai desert. Hike from the monastery built around the Burning Bush, where God told Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, up to the summit of Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God. Through the centuries, his Bedouin tribe has intermarried with the original...

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula Sharm has so many activities to offer that we guarantee that they will keep you busy in every phase of the day. Those who like to wake up early and are fond of observing the sunrise, can try playing golf which is a perfect combination of sport activity, great fun and wonderful nature. If you prefer a more active way of spending your time, then...

Aswan Travel Information

Aswan Travel Information Location: Aswan stands on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract and is a busy market and tourist center. The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine. Its Upper Egypt is immediately north of the first cataract. Navigation to the delta was possible from this location without...

Day Trips from Aswan

Day Trips from Aswan Kom Ombo and Edfu are both easily accessible from Aswan, by day cruise, felucca, bus or taxi. Arriving by boat at the Temple of Haroeris and Sobek, near Kom Ombo, is recommended: the magnificent Ptolemaic temple is in a dramatic setting on high ground beside the Nile, surrounded by sugarcane fields. Dedicated jointly to Haroeris, The Good Doctor,...

Philae Temple (the Pearl of Egypt) on Philae Island, Aswan

Philae Temple (the Pearl of Egypt) on Philae Island, Aswan The temple of Philae and a granite quarry is south of the city of Aswan where the stone for many of the ancient monuments were chiseled. On the right side of the temple precincts stands the Trajan’s kiosk. This astonishing temple of Philae, the sacred complex of monuments constructed for the cult of Isis and Osiris. It was built under the...

Tombs of The Noble, Aswan

Tombs of The Noble, Aswan Aswan has the loveliest setting on the Nile. On one side sits the city, its shops, businesses, and the old Cataract Hotel, disguising the network of streets and alleyways which make up the souk, the second best next to Cairo's. There are major archeological sites along both banks of the upper Nile, necropoli such as the Tombs of the Nobles at...