By Sheeba Muskaan
Egypt being rich in culture, nature and adventure is a place that has to be a part of one’s bucket list destinations. This place never fails to surprise tourists, from their marvelous sand-covered tombs to the Sahara. The ancient stories from their past rulers are stunning to hear and experience among their surroundings. Visiting Egypt between Octobers to April will be perfect for an exciting vacation. It has very soothing and calm weather conditions during this time.
The biggest city here in Egypt, everyone will first land here, it homes the Pyramids of Giza and the astounding Sphinx. One can also visit Coptic Cairo here that gives you the most serene vibes from their famous Hanging Church to other small Christian localities that will keep one beguiled. The place has an interesting market, walking along the streets finding bookshops and much more among these markets is the most satisfying feeling for a tourist.
Mosques here are eye-catching, the most significant beauties of this place, especially the mosque of Muhammad Ali. The architecture of these mosques is absolutely breath-taking. A very famous trade center called the Khan El-Khalili or the Cairo Bazaar is very popular for selling souvenirs and one can relax as the sun sets with a cup of coffee.
A coastal city in Egypt, Alexandria named after Alexander the Great, the city is popular for its historical aspects. The City of Qaitbay, Montaza Palace and the Library of Alexandria are places that one must visit. One can travel in buses or trains to visit Alexandria and spend one whole day at this city while also savor into their delicious seafood.
Once in Aswan, a trip to Abu Simbel would be apt, it is the most historical attractions of Egypt which ruins of Nubian between the border of Sudan and Egypt. One can see huge statues which are just bewildering. Temples of Queen Nefertari, temple carved mountain and much more will keep one enthralled. By the evening one can relax and watch the sunset across River Nile.
The Valley of the Kings and Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut are located at Luxor as it used to be the capital city of ancient Egypt. Other attractive historical sites here are the Medinet Habu Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. In the beauty of the deserts, the perfect activity would be to get onto a hot air balloon trip to watch the sunrise. Luxor is definitely incomplete without the hot air balloon tours.
Spending two to three days in each city is ideal as there is a lot to do and see. The cities are filled with a lot of tradition and chronicle, an ultimate to travel and history.