WELCOME TO EGYPT
Egypt is a perfect destination with awesome beaches and jaw-dropping antiques. in this beautiful country, you can enjoy any combination of activities and adventures. Try soaking up the Eastern atmosphere in the souks or experiencing ancient history close up and personal, examining gigantic hieroglyphics for yourself. if you rather indulge in little pampering, relax in the tranquility by the azure sea before enjoying an aromatic massage in one of the world class hotel spas.
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Egypt has a rich and tumultuous history with records dating back to 3150 BC at the beginning of one of the greatest ancient civilization in the world. Ancient Egypt stretched along the fertile Nile Valley and delta, and the great thinkers of the day invented many objects and techniques that we now take for granted, including the door lock, one of the earliest forms of paper and of course construction techniques such as those used to create the colossal pyramids. in the many centuries between these wondrous creations and modern day. Egypt has experienced a whirlwind of dynasties, conquerors and cultural influences. Look closely during your visit for Hellenic, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Arab and European influences still prevalent throughout the architecture and ambiance of the country.
Cruising from Luxor to Aswan and back again, you will have the chance to explore some of the Egypt’s most important sites, including the valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, the Colossi of Memnon, Kanark Temple and the Aswan High Dam. All our cruises include excursions and are based on full board, with meals provided – the only extra cost you need to allow for is drinks.
THINGS TO DO
Travel along Egypt’s ancient lifeline on a Nile river cruise. Those looking for the most leisurely of routes might enjoy boarding a Felucca, the ancient sail boat design dating back thousands of years in the region. wildlife enthusiast will love diving or snorkeling in the Red Sea. Sharm el-Sheik at the tip of Sinai Peninsula is a particularity fabulous place to discover exotic seascapes and submerged ruins. Sun worshipers have no problem finding a place to unroll their towel with miles of golden beaches stretching along the coast including the world renowned resorts at Hurghada and El Guna. These happening resorts are also fantastic places to head out for a night on the town with a number of chic and stylish clubs to explore.