Planning to travel to Egypt and still don't know where to go? Need advice on what you can do in Egypt? Here's a list of the top 5 things to do in Egypt just to be your source while making a stopover in Cairo or planning one of the Egypt travel packages!
Top 5 Things to do in Egypt
Where are we going on this vacation? We repeat all of them every holiday. There are many places that you can visit and enjoy during Egypt travel packages, as you know about the most important tourist attractions in Egypt that you can visit at a reasonable cost and enjoy, so we will focus on the top things to do in Egypt that is unusual and new in Egypt's most interesting tourist attractions, and among the top 5 things that can be done during your tours in Egypt.
Historic and Archaeological Sites:
The great pyramids took nearly twenty years to be built, and it took ten years to build the corridors and lower parts of the pyramid, according to Herodotus, the Greek historian who visited Egypt in the fourth century B.C.
The Egyptian Museum, the mysterious history of Egypt. It helps you to know more about the dynastic history of Pharaonic Egypt. The Egyptian Museum is built in 1898 by the efforts of the famous french scientist August Marriott and it was opened in 1902 to the public. Considered to be of the oldest and most popular museums around the globe and is definitely a very important place for various things to do in Cairo.
Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Egypt
You can enjoy an amazing Egyptian Museum tour or you can combine a tour of the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum in one of the best tours in Cairo.
Karnak temple, You are visiting the core of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom when you get to visit Karnak temple in Luxor as this vast temple complex was the center of ancient religion when the power was focused at Thebes (Luxor City nowadays), and its importance appears in being very huge in size and for its religious significance, it served as an administrative center and not only the largest temple complex of the New Kingdom Pharaohs to be ever built in any other civilizations. You can view the beauty of this temple at night as they make a very interesting Sound and Light Show in Karnak Temple, you can also see this temple along with other temples like Luxor Temple, Temple of el Deir el-Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut by booking one of our Luxor day tours or aboard one of our Egypt Nile Cruise Tours that sails between Aswan and Luxor through the Nile Valley.
Nile River Cruises in Egypt:
Egypt Beach Destinations:
Sharm El Sheikh Resort is the most famous traditional resort in Egypt, as it was a popular destination for foreign tourists from all over the world, and it has not lost its luster to this day. The exciting topic is that Sharm El Sheikh hotels are described as the most luxurious in the world, as they are like the "dreams" that all Travelers wish for, and most of them have private beaches, spa centers, convalescence, and fine international restaurants. Also, there are many picturesque beaches, the most famous of which are “Sharks Bay” beach, “Bay of Grace” beach, and “Ras Muhammad”
Which is better, to book a hotel in Dahab or Sharm El-Sheikh? The comparison here is like choosing between "cake and chocolate"! Both of them have their own "sweetness", and if the most prominent title of Sharm El Sheikh hotels is "comfort, rest, then rest", the slogan that the hotels of Dahab Resort offer our "adventure", as it is the best place for a diving trip in the world-famous diving center "Balohol" In addition to desert safari trips in Sinai in the surrounding oases, mountains and sights of Sinai, whoever wants to combine "comfort and adventure" can visit the resorts, as Dahab is only about an hour and a half away from the resort of Sharm El Sheikh.
Sahl Hasheesh high-end resort in Hurghada, where calm, luxury, and privacy exist, as this resort, which is about a quarter of an hour from Hurghada, has more than 12 km of charming sandy beaches, lined with luxury and luxurious hotels and resorts that include many restaurants, cafes, golf courses, and romantic gardens, Sahl Hasheesh is a popular destination for youth and honeymoon trips, and it is characterized by its fun atmosphere and bustling nightlife.
The spirit of adventure and exploration overwhelms many of us, and the Egyptian desert is the best example of this adventure as it saves many places suitable for such trips.
Saint Catherine Monastery is considered one of the best safari places in Egypt, as it is the heart of South Sinai which is a wonderful mountainous region with a bright sun and in the winter months it turns into diamond snow in which the mountains are covered in winter amid a world of perfect calm, and it is classified as the largest natural reserve in Egypt, and you can have a day tour to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo. The area is filled with the highest Mountains of Sinai, such as Mount Moses.
In the heart of Egypt’s Western Sahara, more than 500 kilometers from Cairo and forty-five kilometers north of Farafra Oasis, in the New Valley Governorate, the White Desert tour in Egypt stretches. An area of more than three thousand kilometers, extending between Bahariya Oasis and Farafra Oasis, the first thing that comes to the visitor’s mind when they hear about the White Desert tour from Cairo.
Bahariya Oasis is located 330 km southwest of Cairo and 180 km from the Nile Valley, on a natural depression of 2000 km, in a mountainous site. In ancient times Bahariya was considered a bridge between Egypt and Libya, ruled by a Libyan family under the control of the Pharaohs of the 26th Dynasty.
The Siwa Oasis tour from Cairo is one of the must-do things while having toured in Egypt, Siwa Oasis is considered a depression below the sea-level and full of natural salty lakes, natural water springs like the Cleopatra Spring and Bir Wahid that you can enjoy while having a safari trip in the Great Sand Sea in the Western Desert of Egypt.
Its significance is more important since the 4th Century before Christ, as Alexander the Great, who chose this location for a new capital for Egypt while visiting the Temple of the Oracle in Siwa Oasis, it is also thought to have been the location where Alexander is buried, but nothing was found until now.
Walking on the Streets of Cairo:
At the end of Egypt tours, you can wander through the ancient streets of Cairo and buy gifts for your family and friends when returning to your home. And nothing is compared with a walking tour in Cairo.
None of Cairo Day Tours is complete without visiting Khan Al-Khalili. The bazaar is big, colorful, and exciting, full of all kinds of exotic goods and shiny baubles as it is one of the best sites for shopping tours in Cairo. You can find the typical tourist trinkets, If you travel to Egypt you will visit the site of Khan El-Khalili, which is originally the site of a mausoleum known as turbat az-Za'faraan (Saffron Tomb), which was the burial site of the Fatimid caliphs.