Many tourists love going to and returning to Ras Mohammed Nature Reserve because one of the most famous dive sites in Egypt. The Reserve is home to a stunning coral reef, one of the most popular tourist attractions. In addition to the coral reef, the Reserve also features mangrove forests, lagoons, seagrass beds, and various fish and bird species.
The town of Baalbek is located in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, approximately 85km northeast of Beirut and 75km north of Damascus (Syria). Nowadays the town is famous for its exquisitely detailed Roman ruins which attract thousands of tourists to the country each year and also plays host to the annual Baalbek festival.
The High Dam at Aswan is one of the most impressive feats of engineering design in the whole of the African continent. Construction on the High Dam began in 1960 with the view to it being a replacement for the already existent Low Dam which was built by the British from 1889-1902.
I’ve just returned from Egypt, and I wanted to tell you a little bit about my tour. Although I have travelled to Egypt several times before, this was my first time since I started working for Egypt Uncovered. I joined the Nile Explorer tour on the 23rd May and what a great time I had!
Having worked in the UK reservations office for the last 4 months and from my training and research into this tour I thought that I knew all there was to know about the itinerary and what to expect. What I didn’t count on and what made my experience surprising and exceptional were the people I encountered.
Guide to finding Egypt budget tours. Egypt is one of the most popular and unique tourist destinations in the world. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the spectacular archaeological sites, from the beautiful desert scenery to the popular beach resorts of the Red Sea, Egypt has something for everyone.
Guide to the best Nile River cruises. Taking a Nile cruise is one of the most popular things to do on an Egypt Holiday. Operating between Luxor and Aswan, taking a Nile cruise offers an excellent way to visit the many pharaonic sites that lie close to the river Nile.
Abdeen Palace is an iconic historical landmark in Cairo, Egypt. It is a beautiful and grand palace that was built in the 19th century by Khedive Ismail. The architecture of the palace is a mix of Ottoman, Renaissance and Rococo styles. It has been used as a residence for the royal family of Egypt for many years and is one of the official residences for the president of Egypt. It is now open to the public as a museum.
Edfu Temple is one of the stop-offs when doing a cruise down the Nile either on a cruise boat or a felucca. Most people are transferred from their boat by bus but it is possible to make the short journey on horses using a Hantoor carriage ride.
The Gayer-Anderson Museum is an art museum located in Cairo, Egypt. This museum is next to the Mosque of Ahmad ibn Tulun and is named after Major R.G. Gayer-Anderson Pasha, who lived in the house between 1935 and 1942 with special permission from the Egyptian Government. This museum is a great example of 17th-century domestic architecture and has a wonderful collection of furniture, carpets, curios and other antiquities that will fascinate you! So come on down and explore all that this museum has to offer!
Tahrir Square is a public space near the Nile River in downtown Cairo, Egypt. It was initially named Ismailia Square, after the 19th-century ruler Khedive Ismail, but was renamed Tahrir Square in the 1950s.
This monumental temple complex was built by King Ramses II (c.1279-1213 B.C.E.) in what was once known as ancient Nubia, as a demonstration of both his worldly and divine power. He was the most prolific pharaoh in terms of building works, and a highly accomplished military leader.
Are you staying in Hurghada and looking for things to do? Check out our selection of excursions, day trips and small group & private tours in Hurghada. Here you can enjoy a unique and personalized experience while exploring some of Egypt's most famous sites. Hurghada is an active town located on Egypt’s Red Sea Coast for anyone searching for an on the go adventure or just some well deserved rest and relaxation. It is also Egypt’s oldest resort. While it was once a small fishing village it has grown to be quite the tourist attraction for many to enjoy.