Egypt, crisscrossed between North East Africa and Middle East, is a gem of historical collections. One of this oldest civilizations on our planet bestows pyramids and ancient temples for its travelers. When it comes to tourism in Egypt, it is not one one of the major source of income that is crucial to Egypt’s Economy, it is also a reason that the people see this country in the way it is. Jaunt Monkey’s Egypt travel guide narrates a few major attractions, travel tips, and travel advises to the home of the ancient Pharaohs.
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Basics: Egypt Travel Guide
Capital of Egypt: Cairo
Currency: Egyptian pound
Largest city: Cairo
National language(s): Modern Standard Arabic is the official language, but Egyptian Arabic is the most commonly used language.
Major destinations of Egypt: Cariro, Giza, Aswan, Marsa Alam, Luxor, Taba, Siwa Oasis, Lake Nasser, Hurghada, Alexandria.
Best time to visit Egypt: Egypt can be visited during any month in the year. However, summer can be a bit hotter.
Pyramids have always been an enigma for modern man. Tall structures rising to the sky, made in perfect symmetry, intrigue us to no end, they were made in the days when modern scientific principles were unheard of! If your love for medieval world is getting the better of you, Egypt has to be your next travel destination.
In the land of pharaohs, pyramids are undoubtedly the biggest fascination. Pyramids of Giza, the only remaining one among seven wonders of ancient world needs no words of praise. Abu Simbel, another architectural marvel of ancient times will leave you staring in amazement. Spread over the entire nation, there is so much of wealth in history that a traveler should not miss out!
Egypt is not all pyramids, there are enough of nature’s bounties also to feast your eyes on. Nile River, the backbone of ancient Egyptian civilization, is more than just a river. The beauty of blue waters is too much for words. A cruise in the enchanting waters of Nile has to be a part of your itinerary in Egypt. Even for the hardened city hoppers, there is good news. Alexandria city, founded by Emperor Alexander, is a perfect blend of modernity and antiquity.
A land with more history than you could ever read, where immortal love stories where written, a land with unparalleled architectural grandeur, Egypt is ideal for every kind of holiday, be it a family outing or romantic getaway.
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