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Egypt was known throughout its history as a destination for tourists and travelers since the discovery of the Pharaonic antiquities long time ago as added a special charm to Egypt, besides its unique religious and cultural monuments. On the other hand, Egypt enjoys a geographical location, and a moderate climate all the year-round, along with its smooth vast coastlines, and beaches with its unique treasures of coral reefs, providing Egypt with advantages of a competitive edge.
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Egypt Introduction
Egypt does not need an introduction, it was the introduction to human civilization itself, and has all the evidence to show for it. Egypt is such a big and varied country that it's hard to know where to even start describing its best, most intense, and most satisfying places and moments. more
The History of Egypt
The first state controlling all Egypt was formed in around 3150BC with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Narmer-Menes. It's conventional to divide ancient Egyptian history into a sequence of dynasties, and Narmer-Menes is traditionally the first pharaoh of the First Dynasty. more
Transportation in ancient Egypt
The major means of getting about was, by foot as the Egyptians used sandals, but when walking long distances, Men are generally depicted carrying loads on yokes, on their backs or on their shoulders. Women appear to have balanced them on their heads or supported them with their hips. more
Transportation in Modern Egypt
There is a public bus system that offers several lines of service in different classes and prices. There is the standard bus service, the air-conditioned service, known as CTA short for Cairo Transportation Authority (for a higher price) and Mini-buses (smaller buses and more extensive network). more
Religion in Ancient Egypt
Religion was in every Egyptian's life. They believed in polytheism, which is believing in more than one god or goddess. For Egyptians they had to obey their gods to have a good life. After their death, the gods would judge them at how well their commands were obeyed. more
Religion in Modern Egypt
Religion in Egypt permeates many aspects of social life and is endorsed by law. Egypt is predominantly Muslim, with Muslims comprising about 85-90% of the population. Almost the entirety of Egypt's Muslims are Sunnis. Most of the non-Muslims in Egypt are Christians. more
Culture & Customs
Egypt is a Middle Eastern country and has Middle Eastern customs. Whether Muslim or Copt, the Egyptians are deeply religious and religious principles govern their daily lives. Each family member is responsible for the integrity of the family and for the behavior of other members. more
Egyptian Language
Egyptian is an Afro-Asiatic language most closely related to Berber, Semitic, and Beja. The language survived until the 5th century AD in the form of Demotic and until the late 17th century AD in the form of Coptic. Written records of the Egyptian language have been dated from about 3200 BC. more
Weather & Clothes
Throughout Egypt, days are commonly warm or hot, and nights are cool. Egypt has only two seasons: a mild winter from November to April and a hot summer from May to October. The only differences between the seasons are variations in daytime temperatures and changes in prevailing winds. more
Currency of Egypt
During most of ancient Egypt's pharaonic history, there was no money as such, at least in the form of coinage (and paper bills were far in the future). Not until the middle of the first millennium BC were any coins used in Egypt, and at first, they were usually of foreign mint. more
One of the great delights of Egypt is the shopping! However, there are many pitfalls: from learning how to bargain to knowing where the best places are to buy certain goods; from understanding Arabic price tickets to getting the insider knowledge as to which are the best shops to choose. more
Cairo Walls / Gates
Gates were built by different people and in different periods, protecting the city was not the only reason for building these walls and gates. They were built also for management and administrative purposes. No one was allowed to enter Cairo or stay there except for its residents. more
Egyptian gods and goddess
Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were the ancient kings of Egypt. Pharaohs were considered one of the more important of all the Egyptian gods. While a pharaoh was ruling, he took on the "incarnation" of the god Horus and the son of Re. Once the pharaoh died, he was identified with the god Osiris, the god of the underworld. more
Islamic History In Egypt
When Islam entered Egypt after the defeat of the Romans on the hands of the Arabs, most Egyptians converted to the new religion while some Egyptians remained Christians. The conversion came as a normal result of the Arabs' virtues seen by Egyptians as the touch of Islam on them, in fact conversion happened gradually throughout years of Islamic rule. more
Mosques In Egypt
Egypt Mosques are considered as important tourists attractions of the country and there are many of them in the city of Cairo. The mosques of Egypt have been built differently depending on the person under whom the mosques were built. more
Museums In Egypt
Egypt has one of the oldest civilizations in the world, thus, it has been in contact with many other civilizations and nations and also has been through so many eras, starting from pre-historic age to the modern age, passing through so many ages such as; Pharonic, Roman, Greek, Islamic and many other ages. more
Pyramids In Egypt
The most famous pyramids are the Egyptian pyramids, huge structures built of brick or stone, some of which are among the largest constructions. It was one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only one of the seven to survive into modern times. more
Temples In Egypt
Temples owned land, livestock and received donations, sometimes including the spoils of war, in order to support often large populations of priests, workers, and sometimes even an entire support town. It was the ancient Egyptian temple that received endowments. more
Egypt Cities
Welcome to the famous cities of Egypt. You can visit Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Aswan, Luxor and Alexandria. We bring you specialized package tours to these beautiful cities of cairo, sharm el-sheikh, hurghada, aswan, luxor, alexandria,ect... more