The ultimate way to experience Egypt’s cultural heritage is to cruise the legendary Nile River. The timeless Nile River flows through shifting sands like a silken ribbon. Along its banks, one of the world’s greatest civilizations emerged, pharaohs changed the course of history and a magnificent tri... Read More
A camel ride is a must do for every first time traveler to Egypt. Many people who visit the Giza plateau choose to go on a sunrise or sunset camel ride around the Great Pyramids, the 3,800 year old tallest, man-made structures in the world.
It was barely more than a legend, appearing in a few rare inscriptions and ancient texts, the city of Thonis-Heracleion was hidden away for thousands of years, submerged deep under the sea. Among the underwater ruins were 64 ships, 700 anchors, a treasure trove of gold coins, statues standing at 16... Read More
One of nature’s best kept secrets is the colored canyons at South Sinai. Explore the hidden valleys, quirky caves and the baby blue boulders of this unusual desert area.
Skiing is obviously not possible in this country, so a better option is sand boarding. Slip through the scenic sand dunes of the desert on a sand board for a unique and exciting experience. Get assistance from sand boarding experts to learn its tricks.
This strange aquarium has stuffed fish and no water for them to swim in. It’s located in a gorgeous garden on the island Zamalek, in the Nile river, in the middle of Cairo.The garden has beautiful caves that once contained several aquariums with living fish swimming in the clear blue water. For eco... Read More
Cairo’s number one attraction on everyone’s itinerary is the Pyramids of Giza. Right on the edge of the city, these fourth dynasty funerary temples have been wowing travelers for centuries and continue to be one of the country’s major highlights. Despite the heat, the dust, and the tourist hustle, ... Read More
For the best view of Cairo, climb the old city walls, built during the age of the Crusades (1176-1200). Head to Old Cairo, an area filled with Coptic churches and parts of the old city wall, and find the southern gate, Bab Zuwayla. For a small fee, you can climb up to the top of two minarets, witnes... Read More
From the 10th-22nd November, Cairo hosts its 33rd International Film Festival. Held at the Cairo Opera House, this unique festival shows a more diverse and intelligent programme of films than your usual celeb-fest. There’s a special category for Arabic Cinema, and a symposium on Environmental Issu... Read More