This dazzling country in the northeast of Africa is on the bucket list of many travelers. The wonderful destination has a plethora of enigmatic ancient monuments, pyramids, temples, and tombs. You can delve deeper into history by accumulating knowledge regarding its ancient civilization that dates back thousands of years. This incredibly diverse country has something to offer to everyone. So when you plan your Egypt trip, do consider these cities to put on your list.
Aswan is one of the popular cities that sits on the bank of the River Nile. This magnificent ravine area is very much near to many popular attractions in Egypt. It is a perfect spot to spend a few lazy days and relax while enjoying the riverside view from its guesthouse. There are many notable archaeological and historical sites close to the city with the topmost being the Abu Simbel. It is nearly three hours away from Aswan and a common day trip for the travelers that come to stay in the city.
And if you want to hop on the cruise to River Nile, you have come to the right place as it is a starting point for many 3-4 days relaxing cruises. They offer you many stunning views of the ruins and remains of ancient life along the river bank.
Go to spend a night at the nearby Nubian Village located on the on Elephantine Island as it is a beautiful village lined up with colorful markets, and many places to visit and eat.
It is the most lively city in Egypt and a great place to know about the country. The city is a perfect blend of modernity and antiquity that offers something or the other to every traveler that comes to visit it. It might be tough and challenging for you to explore the place but we are telling you it is worth it. Being a busy city, you would find people on the streets at every time of the day and night. This charming place has some world-class sites to see that include Giza Necropolis, the incredible Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum, and many more.
Once the capital of ancient Egypt, this lush landscape is home to a countless number of incredible monuments and attractions. Luxor sits on the east banks of the magnificent Nile and lies in upper Egypt. The once resplendent city has several tombs and temples that are referred to as the biggest open-air museum in the world. Spend a few days in this wonderful city while exploring its colorful art and culture. You will surely get to know the reason why it fascinates historians and archaeologists. The most iconic attractions of the place include the Valley of the Kings and a massive complex of temple ruins, Karnak. Try to cover other famous spots as well such as the Medinet Habu temple, the Valley of the Queens and the Luxor Temple.
Lastly, we are including yet another incredible and splendid place of this African country. It has been named after Alexander, The Great. There are many great things to do in this historic city. We are sure you would enjoy your stay here. If you are bibliophile, then you would feel astonished to know that Alexandria has a wonderful collection of books in its library. It is also home to a huge 100-meter tall lighthouse that looms over the city. This dusty coastal town has some amazing port and beaches that are worth the visit. They are going to appeal to you for sure. Grab a delicious meal while you are here as it boasts of having some of the best seafood in the world.