The Arab Republic of Egypt is located in northeastern Africa; part of the territory
Sinai Peninsula – located in Asia. The country is divided into 4 geographical regions – the Libyan (Western) Desert, the Arab (Eastern) Desert, the Nile Valley and Delta, and the Sinai Peninsula. The shortest sea route from the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea – the Suez Canal is located in Egypt.
The area of the country is 1001450 sq. km.
Capital – Cairo
Big cities – Cairo, Alexandria, El Giza, Luxor, Port Said, Aswan, Sharm El Sheikh Hurghada
The monetary unit of Egypt is the Egyptian lira or pound (L.E)
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Exquisite beaches, turquoise waves, hot climate, exclusive hotels on the Red Sea.Egypt knows how to attract tourists. Having been here at least once, you will definitely want to come back! This country is very multifaceted, full of mysteries and adventures. Here is the largest city in Africa – Cairo. First, arriving here, you will encounter a bunch of traffic jams, noisy markets, thousands of minorets and gray pyramids. But this is only at first glance. If you look closely, walk along the outskirts, look into the heart of Egypt, you will notice that this place combines the past and the present. Fans of sunbathing, swimming among the reefs, as well as those who want to touch eternity will especially like it here.
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The local resorts have all the conditions for an active and beach holiday. There are such large cities as Luxor, Alexandria, Giza, Port Said. The most interesting thing is that Egypt is not divided into regions, like many countries. The territory is divided into three parts: Upper, Lower and Middle Egypt. Moreover, the Upper one is “below”, and the Lower one is “above”. The climate here is dry tropical, and the swimming season lasts all year round, which makes the country an ideal place for recreation.
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Sharm El Sheikh
Diverse marine life and hundreds of coral reefs in the Red Sea make Sharm El Sheikh a magnet for divers and tourists. Over the past few years, the number of first-class resorts and chic nightclubs has increased here. Here you can relax on clean endless beaches, play golf, plunge into the depths of the sea, windsurf, ride camels, taste traditional dishes. You can buy vouchers to the most exclusive hotels in Sharm el-Sheikh in our office, which is located in the city of Kovel at bul. L. Ukrainki 18 in the shopping center Boulevard on the 2nd floor
Travel agency “Atlant Tour” offers underwater tours to Hurghada. Whether you want to see schools of colorful fish and corals, explore the Red Sea or simply soak up the scorching sun, you will definitely love this resort. Among our tours in Hurghada, especially popular are: Mahmaya Island, Fitun Island, Dolphin House, Paradise Island, Jeep Safari tour. You will have the opportunity to visit the Great Pyramids, see the Sphinx – the powerful tomb of the pharaohs. You will also be surprised by the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, where many delicacies, spices and interesting dishes are sold.
Tours to Marsa Alam are very popular among tourists. We can offer you to make many excursions and hikes in the most European resort of Egypt. Some of the Marsa Alam tours you simply cannot afford to miss. For example, visiting the pyramids of Giza – one of the seven wonders of the world, excursions to the old sights of Cairo, excursions to the most famous tourist attractions of the city of Alexandria, the discovery of ancient temples and tombs in Luxor and Aswan, cruises on the Nile in the heart of Egypt.
There are direct regular flights to Egypt. Travel agency “Atlant Tour” will take care of your vacation and will take responsibility for finding and ordering air tickets, as well as checking into a hotel. The cost of the flight depends on the season. Between the cities of Egypt, you can travel by train or bus. The same applies to domestic flights. City transport is represented by local taxis and minibuses.
Recreation and cultural entertainment in Egypt
The first thing worth mentioning is the endless beaches. All coastal hotels are equipped with their own sandy beaches with swimming pools. Internal hotels are content with public ones. But they are no worse, except that there are much more people. The beaches are different in every city in Egypt. For example, in Alexandria they are sandy, in Hurghada they are small gentle
In Sharm el-Sheikh – natural sand and coral. Almost on all beaches you cannot swim without special shoes, because the bottom of the Red Sea is simply strewn with coral reefs. But true divers will have something to do here, because people come to Egypt to enjoy the colorful underwater world.
Of course, not everyone can dare to full-fledged diving, but you can also find excursions for amateurs. Coming to Egypt and not seeing the stunning coral reefs is a crime. Here even a child swims with a mask and fins. If you want to fully familiarize yourself with turtles, dolphins, small fish and other organisms, take a chance and dive at least to a shallow depth with your head. Experienced instructors available in each hotel will help you with this.
Journey down the Nile
The Nile is not only the largest river on the planet, but also the source of life throughout Egypt. Tourists are offered cruises on the Nile on boats and ships. They are equipped with a restaurant, swimming pool, bar, lounge area, buffet. You can order both a standard tour and an individual one with stops in Cairo and Alexandria.
Sights of Egypt
Pyramids of Giza
This is the last surviving memo of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Pyramids of Giza are one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Built as tombs for powerful pharaohs and guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, the pyramid complex of Giza has amazed travelers for centuries. Today, these megalithic monuments to dead kings are still as amazing as ever. A visit to the Pyramids of Giza will be an undeniable highlight of any trip to Egypt.
Temple of Karnak in Luxor and Valley of the Kings
Luxor has an abundance of tourist attractions: the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak Temple and the Memorial Temple of Hatshepsut. This is ancient Thebes, the power of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Egypt’s quiet West Bank is home to a variety of tombs and temples that have been called the world’s largest open-air museum. Spend a few days here exploring the colorful wall art of the tombs and gazing in awe at the colossal columns in the temples, and you’ll understand why Luxor continues to fascinate historians and archaeologists.
The atmospheric narrow streets of the capital’s Islamic Cairo district are filled with mosques, madrasahs (Islamic schools of learning) and monuments dating from the Fatimid to the Mameluka era. Here you’ll find the labyrinthine trading hack of Khan el-Khalili, where coppersmiths and artisans still have their tiny workshops. Visit the Al-Azhar Mosque and the dazzling Sultan Hassan Mosque and enjoy the best panoramas in the entire city.
Egypt’s funniest natural wonder is the White Desert, where shallow mountains have created what looks like a snowy wonderland in the middle of arid sand. Here, the scenery looks like something out of a science fiction movie, with dazzling white boulders and iceberg peaks. It will be interesting for adventurers and fans of beautiful natural landscapes.
The most European of the cities of Egypt is Alexandria. This seaside city was founded by Alexander the Great. It serves as the home of Cleopatra and simply a beautiful Mediterranean city for most of its life. This is a place designed for an aimless stroll along the Corniche, cafes, restaurants and shopping.
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