Known for its ancient treasures and history, Egypt is a destination you should visit, but there is more to the country than you might expect. The country has wide beaches with surreal water and golden sand that rivals the architecture and natural therapies on offer. There are many reasons why Egypt should be one of the countries on your bucket list. So much to offer, see and do on an Egypt escape.
One of the Oldest Civilisations In The World
Ancient Egypt is one of the oldest and most interesting civilisations in the world. The only surviving ancient wonder of the world are the Great Pyramids of Giza. There are also ancient tombs and statues that have been the attention of archaeologists and people around the world. There are still remains from this great civilisation still being uncovered today.
The Longest River in the World
The Nile River is the longest river in the world and runs for 6,695 km. The end that flows into the Mediterranean Sea is an amazing sight. You can also visit all the attractions along the river including Aswan and Luxor.
Follow Moses’ Example
Jabal Al Tor or Mount Moses is a holy site, which is visited by tourists from different religions including Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. This site is where the prophet Moses, peace be upon him, was given the divine commandments by Allah. The mount is located in the stunning Sinai Peninsula where you can hike and mountain climb as well.
An outstanding Undersea
If you love diving, you have to take a trip to the Red Sea. This is the best diving spot in the country and offers one of the most diverse experiences you can imagine. Here you will find bright coral reef and distinctive fish. The experience will make you want to never surface again. There are other diving spots that you can take in as well including walls, wrecks, shore dives, live boards, day boats, and drifts. Many people find Egypt to be a diver’s paradise.
The Surreal Beaches
Any beach lover will find their dreams come true in Egypt. The country has amazing beaches with soft golden sand, which is ideal for solo travellers, families, honeymooners, and friends. There are natural pools and crystal blue waters that you can take in as well as steady water and wave beaches for everyone to enjoy.
A Water Sports Champions Playground
Ras Sudr, Dahab, El Gouna and Hurghada are all top windsurfing and kite surfing destinations. In fact, these are locations where many champions in these sports train because they offer steady safe waters and calm weather. You can enjoy these locations even if you are not a champion. There is a range of schools that you can get lessons from across the coast.
Great Weather All the Time
The high season in Egypt never ends because it is a diverse tourist destination. The summer months are perfect for diving and taking a dip in the water. The winter is the best time to visit all of the historic sites because they are mostly located in desert areas.
Egypt is comprised of 90$ desert which makes it the best place for a good desert adventure. One of the best ways to discover what the country has to offer or to see a natural oasis is through a safari trip. You can camp out in the desert if you want to get the full experience with the safari.
Art And Architecture Lovers Fairy tale
Cairo has some of the best Islamic art and architecture on offer and they are considered treasures. The mosques have been standing for around 1,200 years including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, the Mosque of Ibn Tulun and the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan. The mosques are a great combination of art, architecture, and history.
The Egyptian Cuisine
The neighbouring countries in the Middle East have influenced the food in Egypt, which results in extremely flavourful dishes. The food is not only delicious, but it also has the shapes of Egyptian culture. Food is a highlight of any occasion in the country and should not be missed.