The Red Sea cuts between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, flowing from the Indian Ocean through the Gulf of Aden. Dotted with cruise ships and fishing boats, this historic stretch of clear blue water is one of the world’s most popular diving sites, and its not hard to see why.
Category: Things To Do
September 27, 2013
Located just below the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser at the strategically vital narrows of the Nile’s first cataracts, Aswan is the smallest of the three major tourist cities on the Nile and by far the most laid-back. It serves as the perfect base from which to explore Upper Egypt.
August 30, 2013
Dr Ragab’s Pharaonic Village is a theme park and museum rolled into one, offering a child-friendly glimpse into what life may have been like in ancient Egypt. Ten years of work and over six million dollars went into the building of the village before its grand opening in 1984, and the result is downright fascinating.
August 2, 2013
Located in the Gulf of Aqaba northeast of Sharm El Sheikh, Tiran Island is famous for its crystal clear water, lagoons and a glorious array of coral and fish life.
July 5, 2013
Egypt’s deserts engulf regions on either side of the Nile, covering more than 90% of the country’s land surface. The country has six deserts — four major and two smaller ones. Here are some adventurous activities you can try in these vast swathes of sand.
May 10, 2013
Most journeys to Egypt begin and end in chaotic Cairo. The capital city is the gateway to the lower Nile and the launching point for tours of the country’s premier attraction — the pyramids at Giza. Cairo itself has plenty to offer, but it is the sites surrounding the city that draw most tourists to Egypt. Here are some of the best day trips away from the bustling metropolis.