Category: Things To Do

What to see in Hurghada

April 10, 2015

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What was once a small fishing village, Hurghada is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Egypt. Its location along the Red Sea coast has earned it ample praise from water sports enthusiasts who look to dive and snorkel the beautiful waters. However, there is more to do than just get wet as Hurghada offers a number of other things to do – from historical sights to an after dark scene popular with European travelers. If you’re planning a trip to Egypt, here’s what to see in Hurghada.

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Kitchener’s Island and Aswan Botanical Garden

February 13, 2015

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If you find yourself needing a short break from the temples during your visit to the Aswan region of Egypt, spend some time at Kitchener’s Island and the Aswan Botanical Garden.

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Exploring Islamic Cairo

January 16, 2015

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Khan al-Khalili

Central Cairo is home to a section called Islamic Cairo, which contains a number of historically important Islamic monuments and mosques.

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Karnak Temple in Luxor

November 21, 2014

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Karnak Temple in Luxor. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Undoubtedly, one of the best reasons to include Luxor on your Egyptian holiday is the opportunity to explore the remnants of Karnak Temple. The Karnak Temple Complex is commonly referred to as Karnak and encompasses a number of structures. Karnak is one of the world’s largest and most important religious centers, attracting visitors from all over the globe.

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Nile River Cruises Between Aswan and Luxor

October 24, 2014

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Karnak Temple in Luxor. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Looking to take a Nile River cruise? Wondering why the limited options out of Cairo are so expensive? It might surprise you to learn that most Nile cruises depart from locations other than Cairo itself. Nile River cruises out of Cairo are longer and tend to be on the luxury high-end, out of budget for a number of travelers.

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What to Do in Giza

October 3, 2014

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Pyramids at Giza. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Although Giza is a city in its own right, it’s generally recognized as being a part of Cairo. Most people are familiar with the name, as Giza is the section of Cairo located closest to the Pyramids of Giza. Giza is continuing to gain popularity and is becoming a hot spot for hotels, restaurants, and entertainment outside of the central area of Cairo. If your Cairo itinerary includes a tour of the Giza Pyramids, here are suggestions on what else to see and do in Giza.

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