Alexandria is situated in the extreme north of Egypt, on strip of land seprating the Mediterranean from Lake Mariyut. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 – 331 B.C., on the site of the Egyptian Village Rhakotis. It remained the Capital of Egypt for about one thousand years till the Arab conquest of Egypt 641 AD when a new capital was founded by the Arab leader Amr Ibn El Ass known as El Fustat.
Aswan, known in the ancient time as Swnw which means the market or the Trade Center because it played this role between Nile Valley North and south. It is situated in an enchanting natural setting that makes it one of the most inviting attractions in the whole of Egypt. Aswan offers a number of archaeological attractions including the ruins on the Island of Elephantine, once the capital of the first and southernmost nome of Egypt. An unfinished example of the latter was abandoned in the quarry after the stone cracked. Nearby a museum houses relics mainly found in Nubia.
Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is a crowded city of over 12 million people that is home to some of the world's greatest religious sites and treasures. Cairo and the nearby areas of Memphis and Giza hold some of the world's best museums, monuments and ancient treasures, the vast majority of which are of a religious nature. Besides its magnificent relics of Ancient Egypt, Cairo may be second only to Jerusalem in its concentration of sites of interest to Jews, Christians and Muslims.
Dahab is a small town situated on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Formerly a Bedouin fishing village, located approximately 80 km northeast of Sharm el-Sheikh, Dahab is considered to be one of the Sinai's most treasured diving destinations. Dahab enjoys large numbers of tourists. It is world-renowned for its windsurfing. Reliable winds provide superb flat-water conditions inside Dahab's sand spit. Further away from shore, wavy conditions couple with strong winds to provide formidable conditions for keen windsurfers. SCUBA diving and snorkelling are also popular activities with many reefs immediately adjacent to waterfront hotels. The nearby Blue Hole-which is nicknamed as "The World's Most Dangerous Diving Sitt- and Canyon are internationally famous dive spots.
A self-contained town on the beautiful Red Sea coast, El Gouna offers an unrivaled lifestyle. Built on 10 km of beach, the town of 10,000 residents spreads across islands and lagoons. Boasting a superb infrastructure and excellent services, the destination is a short flight from Europe. At El Gouna sandy beaches and the ideal temperatures welcome visitors all year round.
Al-Quseir sometimes romanized as Al Qusair, Al Qusayr, El Quseir, Quseir, Quesir or Qusseir, is an approximately 5000 year old Egyptian city lying along the Red Sea. Its ancient name was Leucus Limen. Al Quseir has an unique position due to its proximity to the Nile River and known in Ptolemaic times as the White Harbor. It has a long history as one of the major ports of the Red Sea.
Hurghada was founded in the early 20th century, and since the 1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers. Although a town in its own right Hurgada’s current major industry is foreign and domestic tourism, owing to its dramatic landscape, year-round dry and temperate climate and long stretches of natural beaches. Its waters are clear and calm for most of the year and have become popular for various watersports, particularly recreational scuba diving and snorkelling. Owing to the High temperatures and dry climate many of the hotels in the area now offer water parks. There are many excursions available from Hurghada to Cairo, Luxor..etc
Luxor is unique among the world’s cities; originally built on the site of ancient Thebes, it is home to some of the most spectacular ancient sites the world has to offer. The West Bank of the Nile boasts the valley of the Kings, dotted with the tombs of the Pharaohs, and the inspiring Temple of Karnak, which is one of the larger temple complexes still in existence. The smaller Luxor Temple is in the centre of town. The area around Luxor is full of historical interest, whilst the town itself offers a great selection of first class hotels from which you can explore the area.
Marsa Alam is one of the fastest growing holiday resorts in Egypt, popular with wind surfers, divers and sun worshippers fortunate enough to have discovered the resort's remote tranquility. Although previously a small fishing village, the construction of an International Airport in 2001 has established Marsa Alam as an upcoming and exclusive holiday resort. With a host of tourism projects planned for the near future, Marsa Alam is set to rival the popularity of established Egyptian resorts such as Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh.
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, the Red Sea resort for scuba diving, snorkeling and family fun. The jewel of the Sinai, with history going back thousands of years, cultural tours and year round sunshine. One of Egypt's top holiday destinations.
A range of day trips, excursions and activities available from Taba, Taba Heights and Nuweiba, on the Red Sea. Includes day trips to Petra, Cairo and Jerusalem, activities such as quad biking and camel trekking, diving and more.