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5 REASONS TO VISIT EGYPT

February 9, 2021
Julio Fernandez
Destinations, Tips and Tricks

Welcome to Egypt, the homeland of one of the most advanced civilizations of the ancient era. Many relics from the country’s storied history are still carefully preserved to this day and we can learn about the ancient Egyptian culture and way of life.

Egypt is one of our favorite countries so we want you to get to know it as well. Take a look below for our top 5 reasons why Egypt is a must-visit destination.

1. Egypt has the largest desert in the world

If you want to follow in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, simply take a trip to the western desert of Egypt, which encompasses the area from the Nile and the Mediterranean to Sudan and Libya. Here you’ll find a sea of ​​sand that extends to the horizon and beyond. Home to 5 large oases, the Siouah, Bahariya, Farafra, Dakhla and Kharga, you’ll find no shortage of natural beauty while exploring the expanse of shifting sands. The unique white rock formations dot the landscape of dune creating an unforgettably picturesque view.

2. Tour the River Nile on a relaxing cruise

Not only the largest desert in the world, but Egypt also lays claim to the world’s longest river. The great Egyptian Nile is the historic lifeblood of Egypt and central to their culture’s development. One of the best ways to experience the Nile is in luxury on one of the famous cruise ships that sail its banks.

3 . Discover the mysteries of one of the oldest civilizations in history

Egypt, with its storied past and ancient relics which survive to this day, rightly deserves its spot as home to many of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Countless visitors perennially travel to this beautiful country to catch a glimpse into the past. With countless archaeological sites and some of the world’s best museums, it almost feels like travelling to Egypt is travelling through history.

4. Immerse yourself in the culture

While you’re there, don’t forget to explore Egypt’s rich modern-day culture as well. You’ll find countless wonders walking through the city streets and welcoming people always willing to share a good story. Many of the winding passages remain from ancient times and are a great place to experience how the culture has developed and grown from ancient to modern day.

4. Savor the gastronomy

Egyptian cuisine is one of the most unique in the world, blending together many different influence from other parts of Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. This was a great melting pot of different cultures which come together to create some truly wonderful food. Enjoy the sweet and savory tastes of the country while you explore the beautiful bazaars to give both your eyes and a mouth a feast worthy of a Pharaoh.

We hope this has piqued your interest in visiting one of our favorite countries. If it has, feel free to contact one of our experts today to plan your next adventure!