Egypt is an enchanting blend of old and new, combining ancient temples and burial chambers with modern shopping malls and an active nightlife. Trek through the mountains of the Black Desert, go diving in the Red Sea, or cruise down the Nile River.
The country has been inhabited since prehistoric times by ancient tribes who used the Nile to sustain their agricultural economy. After thousands of years of invasions, battles, and revolutions, Egypt now a republic. While Arabic is the official language.
listen carefully and you will hear other languages such as English, French, and Spanish being spoken in its cities.
Explore the capital city of Cairo by wandering through the popular open- air bazaars, Khan El Khalili. Sniff exotic perfume. watch local shop owners trade with customers, and shop for unique jewelry. In the evening, listen to a live performance in a Cairo music club or enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine at a locally owned restaurant.
Just outside Cairo are the Great Pyramids of Giza. Gaze at the tallest pyramid in Giza, Khufu’s Pyramid. one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Ride a camel on a guided tour around the area and stop to marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx. Travel as the ancient Egyptians used to by taking a cruise down the Nile. A popular route is from the city of Luxor south to Aswan.