If you would like to learn all details about the various wonders of Egypt and what this amazing country has to offer for travelers from all over the world? do you feel like reading more about such an interesting travel destination, customs, food, and learn more about Egyptian culture? then advise you to check Egypt's information, as it will be your individual guide to know everything you need to know before organizing your trips to Egypt. If you have a layover in Cairo, then you can choose from any of our Cairo day tours from the airport. You can also browse through and select any of our Cairo Trips like the popular tour to Giza Pyramids and the educational Coptic Cairo tour for short and exciting tours in Cairo that perfectly fit in your Egypt tour itineraries. In addition to the usual Giza Pyramids tour and the Egyptian Museum tour, if you have several days to enjoy Egypt tours, you may choose from our range of Egypt Travel Packages Egypt Day Tours, and Cairo Day Tours to organize your very own tours of Egypt and read more about the Egyptian history and mummification as well as many other secrets of ancient Egypt.

History of Egypt | Egypt History Timeline

History of Egypt | Egypt History Timeline

The human foundation in Egypt dates back to at least 6000 BC during the Nile River Valley was inhabited for the first time. The ancient Egyptian civilization united about 3150 BC with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first pharaoh of the First Dynasty, Narmer. The original Egyptian rule continued for the most part until the conquest of the Achaemenid Empire in the sixth century BC.

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Kings and Rulers of Egypt

Kings and Rulers of Egypt

Egypt has one of the longest histories of any country, tracing its heritage back to the 6th–4th millennia BCE. Considered a cradle of civilization, Ancient Egypt saw some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion, and central government.

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Pyramids of Egypt

Pyramids of Egypt | Egypt Pyramids

The Pyramids of Egypt are not just huge buildings for burial purposes, it was a witness of the greatness that the ancient Egyptians had achieved in all life fields. Discover Egypt Pyramids here!!

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Egyptian Cuisine | Ancient Egyptian Food Recipes

Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian courses include foul medames, mashed fava beans; Kushari, lentils and pasta; and molokhia, bush okra stew. Pita bread recognized locally as eish Baladi, and cheesemaking in Egypt dates back to the First Dynasty of Egypt, with Domty being the most popular type of cheese consumed today.

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Getting to Egypt | Egypt Tourist Visa

Getting to Egypt

Visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries that are eligible for visa on arrival. Visitors must hold passports that are valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival to Egypt.

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Clothing in Ancient Egypt

Clothing in Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian clothing article is a reference to the clothes worn by Egyptians in ancient Egypt from the end of the Neolithic period (before 3100 BC) to the collapse of the Ptolemaic Kingdom with the death of Cleopatra in approximately 30 BC, where the Egyptian clothing was filled with a variety of different colors and fabrics.

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Religion in Egypt | Religious Beliefs In Egypt

Religion in Egypt

Religion in Egypt controls many aspects of social life and is endorsed by law. The state religion of Egypt is Islam. Although estimates vary greatly in the absence of official statistics. Since the 2006 census religion has been excluded, and thus available statistics are estimates made by religious and non-governmental agencies.

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Ramadan in Egypt

Ramadan in Egypt

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar year. It is time for fasting, blessing, and prayers to commemorate the first verses of the Noble Qur’an of the Prophet Muhammad by the Holy Spirit Gabriel. As it is a time when Muslims refrain from eating during daylight hours as a sacrifice to remind them of the challenges of the poor.

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River Nile

The River Nile

The Nile River is formed by three principal streams: the Blue Nile (Arabic: Al-Neel Al-Azraq; Amharic: Abay) and the lake of Atbara (Arabic: Nahr ʿAṭbarah), which flow from the highlands of Ethiopia, and the White Nile (Arabic: Al-Baḥr Al-Abyad), the headstreams of which flow into Lakes Victoria and Albert.

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Port Said Port

Port Said

Port Said is an Egyptian city at the northern end of the Suez Canal, on the Mediterranean Sea. A concrete lighthouse dates from the canal’s opening in 1869. The history of establishing Port Said dates back to digging the Suez Canal. It is named after Khedive Said who gave the approval to dig.

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Egypt Visa on Arrival | Egypt Visa on Arrival Eligible Countries

Egypt Visa on Arrival | Entry Visa of Egypt

The visa must be taken from one of the Egyptian diplomatic purposes for those who wish to visit beloved Egypt unless they come from one of the countries or countries exempt from the visa to obtain an entry visa upon arrival. Visitors must also carry passports that are valid for at least 6 months from date of arrival in Egypt

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Mummification in Ancient Egypt

Mummification in Ancient Egypt | Ancient Egyptian Mummification Process

The Egyptians have always said that the spirit that left the body at death will return. And they haven't used artificial ways. That is why they were content to bury the dead in craters in the sandy land of the desert.

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How the Pyramids were Built | Egypt Pyramids

How the Great Pyramids Were Built? | Myth of the Pyramids

The Pyramids are considered one of the seven wonders of the world in Egypt. It is considered a mystery to many, given the heavy size of the stones and the lack of technological development at the time.

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Marsa Matrouh

Marsa Matrouh Resorts | Top Beaches of Marsa Matruh

Marsa Matrouh located on the mediterranean sea coast, and about 290 km west of Alexandria, and 524 km from Cairo, and Marsa Matrouh considered your way to the Siwa Oasis and its highlights like Dakrour mountain, Cleopatra Spring, and the temple of Alexander the Great.

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Bubastis

Bubastis Ancient City | Tell-Basta | Per-Bast

Tel Basta was the capital of the 18th region in the ancient Egyptian state. It became the capital of all the provinces during the reign of the  22 dynasty and was known in the past as "Basbastast" after "Bastet", the god of fun, happiness, and comfort, then the word was recently misrepresented to become "Tel Basta".

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Suez Governorate

El Suez Governorate | Suez Canal Egypt

Suez Governorate is located in the eastern corner of the Egyptian Arab Republic specifically, as it is bordered to the north by Ismailia Governorate, to the northeast by the North Sinai Governorate, to the east by the Gulf of Suez, to the south by the Red Sea Governorate, and to the west by Cairo and Helwan

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Ismailia Governorate

Al-Ismailia Governorate Egypt

Ismailia Governorate is one of the governorates located on the eastern borders of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the middle of the Suez Canal, and the total area of the Ismailia Governorate is 5066 km 2, and it is inhabited by about one million and three hundred thousand people. The governorate also includes a part of the Sinai Peninsula after the administrative division in 1979.

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North Sinai

North Sinai Governorate | Red Sea Attractions

North Sinai Governorate enjoys a distinguished strategic location, whether on the regional or national level, as it is the eastern fortress of Egypt, and it represents an area linking East and West.

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South of Sinai Governorate

South Sinai Governorate | Sinai Desert Egypt

The South Sinai Governorate is considered one of the most beautiful and wonderful tourist areas in Egypt. God has endowed it with the enchanting nature between mountains, plains, valleys and beautiful beaches, in addition to the seawater where coral reefs, rare fish and stunning nature.

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Giza - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Giza City | Greater Cairo | Ancient History Encyclopedia

Many human civilizations succeeded in the land of Egypt, the most famous of which was the ancient Egyptian civilization, whose ancient ruins still attest to this. The seven most famous wonders of the world are the pyramids and the Sphinx, and in this article, we will highlight Giza Governorate.

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The Temples of Ancient Egypt

The Temples of Ancient Egypt

In the world of the ancient Egyptians, the universe was made up of two opposing forces - fertility and aridity, life and death, order and chaos - whose balance was held by the goddess Maat and the construction of colossal temples dedicated to the gods. Learn more with Cairo Top Tours!!

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Funeral Traditions in Ancient Egypt

Funeral Traditions in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptians firmly believed in the eternal afterlife, therefore they developed a complex funerary cult that allowed them life after death. Learn more details and interesting facts about the funeral traditions in ancient Egypt, Mummification, and ancient Egyptian Mythology with Cairo Top Tours!

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