Egypt: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Bounded by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west, Egypt is a Mediterranean country popular as the land of pyramids and the mighty Pharaohs. Egypt is home to great pyramids which are among the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. The country holds an extremely rich and magnificent history so Egyptian vacations bring the visitors back to the Cradle of civilization.

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Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx, as well the ruins of Memphis, Karnak, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings are the significant archaeological places and popular interest worldwide. Most the tourist locations are situated along the Nile River Vally.

Cairo is considered as the main attraction and historian's heaven and architect's delight. Being the capital city of Egypt, Cairo is the largest urban area in the country. Alexandria, founded by the Great Alexander, is another point of interest. This city is home to Egypt's major seaport. Opera house is another modern attraction in Egypt as it is the only one of its kind in the Arab world. Egypt also offers mouthwatering Egyptian cuisines for its visitors. Continental meals and international specialties are widely available for those not interested in Egyptian cuisines.

Egypt has remarkably hot, sunny and dry climate due to its proximity to the equator. The best time to visit Egypt is from October through May. Egypt is well linked by air, water, train & road.