Cairo’s mighty Pyramids of Giza are a symbol of the country’s ancient architectural prowess. The Great Pyramid is the last remaining Ancient Wonder of the World – placing it front and centre as the best place to visit Egypt.
The world’s best-known necropolis, The Valley of the Kings boast a series of royal tombs. Not just any royal tombs either, but rather ones containing the creme de la creme of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties.
There’s so much to discover in the region, which is dotted with historic temples, monuments, and royal burial valley – and, IMHO, taking a hot air balloon ride is hands down the best way to see this intriguing metropolis.
Perhaps the most visited tourist attraction in Egypt, the 6,650 km-long Nile River is the lifeline of the nation. Different types of boat ply the route – from basic feluccas to all-out luxury cruises.
Built by Ramses II in honour of himself and his favourite wife, Queen Nefertari, the temples of Abu Simbel are also a dedication to the sun gods, Amon-Ra, Ptah, and Ra-Horakhty.