If you fancy yourself a traveler, then Egypt is a definite must-visit. From the otherworldly beauty of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world to one of the world’s largest bazaars, Egypt has plenty of things in store for all types of travelers and tourists.
Whether you’re a backpacker or a family lugging around a lightweight comfortable wheelchair for grandpa or grandma, the great land of the pharaohs will never disappoint you.
10 Reasons to Make Your Way to Egypt at Least Once in Your Life
Immerse yourself in the culture and exotic art of Egypt
Perhaps the most obvious reason to visit Egypt is its rich culture and history especially since it has found itself central to a lot of historical events in ancient civilization. The sights and sounds of the country — the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Luxor Temple, several Egyptian museums, the Valley of the Kings, and a lot of other amazing places — will mesmerize you.
Experience its spirituality
Egypt is known as a very spiritual place where ancient people worshiped several Egyptian deities. It is also a central figure in the Christian bible where Israelite Joseph the Dreamer ruled over ancient Egypt next to Pharaoh and where Moses went toe-to-toe with the Pharaoh of his time for the liberation of the people of Israel.
Presently, Egypt is a predominantly-Muslim country where outstanding mosques can be found and all the other Egyptian temples of historical and spiritual importance are located.
Go on an exciting desert safari
If you’re a first-time traveler, camel rides or quad biking across Egypt’s great deserts should be one of the top things on your priority list.
Enjoy world-class accommodations in its top resorts, hotels, and restaurants
If you think Egypt is all about ancient history with no modern amenities, you’re in for a surprise. The country has an abundance of luxurious hotels, resorts, and restaurants that can compete with some of the best that the world has to offer.
Cruise down the Nile River
Enjoy a relaxing cruise on one of the most famous bodies of water in the world, The Nile River is the longest in the world spanning a total distance of 4,160 miles.
Be amazed at its breathtaking beaches
After seeing some of the places that cemented Egypt’s place in ancient history, enjoy some downtime on one of its beaches. The country is a water sports lovers’ paradise with its great weather, otherworldly beautiful coral reefs, and open seas that are perfect for some adrenaline-pumping activities.
Shop for treasures at Khan-el-Khalili
Enjoy shopping for souvenirs and other things in the world’s largest bazaar, the Khan-el-Khalili. After hours of fun shopping, stop by Fishawi’s Cafe for a nice cup of tea.
Go on a scenic hot air balloon ride
Marvel at Egypt’s beauty from above by taking a hot air balloon ride over some of the country’s ancient historical sites.
Wine and dine at Egypt’s restaurants, bars, and clubs
End your evening with a night on the town and experience the nightlife of this magnificent country. Try out some of its exotic cuisines and check out some of the local bars and clubs.
Interact with amazing and warm people
Perhaps the best thing about Egypt is the people. They are warm, hospitable, and friendly people that you will immediately fall in love with them which will make you feel bad about leaving the place.
Now you have 10 compelling reasons to take a trip to one of the most historically rich countries in the world. Of course, there are several more reasons why Egypt is such a lovely place to see any time of the year, but we’ll leave those up to you to discover.