Discover a Different World in Egypt

According to a friend of mine at Biotechwater who went for a visit to Egypt. Egypt’s mystical and timeless charm has for centuries witnessed the ancient country rated among the most spectacular sightseeing destinations in the world. A tour to Egypt can be a good experience with the variety of delights that the country has to offer. A large number of tourists flank the world-famous Sahara desert and the Giza pyramids. One would wonder how a country with its hot and dry climate, plays such a gracious host to so many people. This Middle Eastern country and has strong Middle Eastern customs. Whether Copt or a Muslim, the Egyptian people are very religious and religious principles govern their everyday lives.

The Pyramids of Giza

Probably the most famous image of Egypt is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramids of Giza. They still live up to what has been over 4000 years of hype. The extraordinary shape, geometry, and their sheer age make them seem somehow alien creations; they seem to pose the question of how were they built, and for what purpose. Many tourists are awestruck with the enormity of the pyramids, a proof of the incredible architecture skills of the early Egyptians. Head to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Cairo which highlights over 120,000 objects on display and showcases more than 3000 decades of colorful Egyptian history.

The Sahara desert

This is the largest in the world, encompassing approximately 3,320,000 square miles. Geographically, on the west of the desert lies the Atlantic Ocean, and to its north are the Atlas Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. The Red Sea lies to the east, and to the South, a zone of ancient, immobile sand dunes. The desert is a beautiful sight when the golden rays of the sun glisten on the sand dunes.

The Karnak Temple

Visit the Temple of Karnak in El-Karnak, a small village on the banks of the river Nile. The temple consists of an open-air museum that has four main parts namely, the precincts of Amon-Re, Montu, Mut and the temple of Amenhotep IV. This temple was constructed around the 18th century B.C. The Karnak temple is the most-visited site in Egypt after the Giza pyramids and is the largest ancient site in the world. Watch magnificent Sound and Light Show in the evening. The show starts with a historical introduction including the origin of the great city of Thebes and construction of the Karnak temple. In the winter, the programs begin at 6:00 PM while in the summer; it starts at 8:00 PM. Besides English, the narration is done in Italian, Arabic, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese.

Other activities available are seeing breathtaking sights while scuba diving in the Red Sea, catch huge fish at Lake Nassar, play on the gorgeous Mediterranean beaches, and much more. Egypt indeed is a country steeped in history and traditions, which has been visited by millions of people from all around the world. For the adventurer seeking to explore and haven’t yet visited this beautiful country, it is certainly worth planning a trip there to experience its wonders.