Egypt attractions and sightseeing – From Cheap to Luxury
Are you looking for a holiday destination somewhere where the sights are stunning, the weather is hot and the culture is fascinating? Well holidays to Egypt will be just what you need. This article will guide you on a few of the places to be in this spectacular country so that you can make the most of your time spent there.
A pearl of Egypt many say is Cairo, which offers many sites to see and is the heart of the country. If you want to get a feel for the Egyptian history and are completely taken in by all of the mummy documentaries and movies that come on TV then this is the place to be as egypt holidays give you a taste of what it was like to live In the Egyptian times as you walk around the tombs, magnificent Muslim monuments, the Great Pyramids of Giza and plenty more. You are assured that you can never see everything in one stay. If you are a fan of hitting the shops whilst on holiday then you will be happy to know that there are traditional shops spanning back from the 14th century up to modern air conditioned shopping centers that feature all of the latest fashion!
If you want to go for egypt luxury holidays then there are plenty of five star hotels which guarantee top quality service and classic surroundings. A few of the best are: Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, Grand Hyatt and Four Seasons Cairo. However if you are looking for bargain Egypt holidays then there is still plenty out there which offer great value and unbeatable accommodation deals and a few of these are: Havana Hotel, city view hotel and Windsor Hotel Cairo.
Another place to visit on your holidays in Egypt is Asyut about 234 miles away from Cairo. This fascinating cities name originally meant ‘city of the wolf’. It is an old city yet the largest in the Upper Egypt. The relaxing aura of this stunning place will take your breath away as you chill out on Banana Island. You will also discover a bridge which controls the water flow of the river Nile and many other interesting snippets of historical Egypt on your travels around this region. You will find that there is quite a selection of hotels and dining to complete your holidays in Egypt such as Casa Blanca hotel and Reem Touristic hotel alongside the brilliant restaurant at Akhnaton Touristic Hotel.
And the adventure doesn’t end there. You travel back to the time of ancient Egypt and go camel trekking in the Sahara Desert; check out some of the hotels and resorts on the sandy shores of the Red Sea and much more.
You will also be glad to know that the flight is not as long as many anticipate, a mere five hours is all it takes to reach this gorgeous holiday destination.
You may want to consider traveling in the peak season however when the severity of the heat has cooled down a bit so October to May time are usually the most popular times to visit.