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Why You Should Visit Egypt!

We just returned from an amazing 3 weeks in Egypt! Such a beautiful destination to explore and experience.  Egypt may be known for rich history and ancient treasures, but there is more to this nation than you might expect.  From crystal clear waters and gorgeous beaches to natural therapies and remarkable architecture, Egypt is worthy of everyone’s bucket list.  Here are several reasons why you should visit Egypt with Donna Salerno Travel.

Donna Salerno Travels to Egypt to see pyramids

It’s one of the oldest, ancient civilizations in the world

The Great Pyramids of Giza, the only surviving ancient wonder, along with Egyptian statues and tombs, continue to attract the attention of top archeologists and scientists of the world.  Remains of ancient Egypt are still be discovered to this day!

Nile river cruise ship

Nile River cruise

A cruise along the Nile River is a classic Egyptian experience.  The sights along the river are fantastic and the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens are essential Egypt history.  See Rameses I, II & Ramses IX, Nefertari’s tomb; one of the most spectacular tombs in Egypt and more!

Follow the footsteps of Moses

Mt. Siani or Mount Moses is considered a holy site and is visited by pilgrims from different religions, including; Christians, Judiasm and Islam. It’s where the prophet Moses received the divine Commandments from God.  It’s located on the beautiful Mt. Siani penninsula and we can help with your visit to St. Catherine’s Monestary or hike on the mountain top!  

Sharm el Sheikh reef Egypt

Underwater paradise

The Red Sea is one of the premier dive spots in the world.  Snorkeling is fantastic as well, as the water clairty is the best with colorful and healthy reefs. Wrecks, wall, drifts and shore dives/snorkeing and day boats are all available from your beach resort.  Many places you can walk from the beach and snorkel on a beautiful reef within minutes.

Gorgeous beaches

Even if you don’t like watersports – diving or snorkeling, the beaches are wonderful.  Full of activities, outside cafes, shopping and of course sun tanning.

Hotspot for water sport champions

Dahab, Safaga, Hurghada, Ras Sudr and El Gouna are all among the top kite and windsurfing destinations in Egypt.  Kite and windsurging champions from around the world train in these locations due to the perfect weather and steady, safe waters.  Not a champion?  Egypt has some of the best kite and windsurfing schools too.

Great weather all year long

Egypt’s high season never ends.  Summer is the perfect time to take a dip and go snorkeling/diving, while winter is a great time to visit the historic desert sites.

Sahara safari vehicles Egypt

Safari desert trips are the best in Egypt

Much of the land here is desert, making it a perfect spot for this type of adventure.  The best way to discover the region is thru a desert safari.  Camp to enjoy the full experience and view the stars!

Horseback riding is a wonderful experience

Wherever you’re going to enjoy your horseback riding in Egypt, rest assured you’ll have a view to go with it.  Enjoy a ride across the dunes overlooking the lake in Fayoum, pass by the great pyramids or enjoy a romantic ride by the crystal blue beaches of Hurghada.

It’s a dream for architects and art lovers

Cairo has some of the best Islamic archtecture and art on earth.  Visit mosques that have been standing for over 1,200 years, such as the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the Mosqsue Madrassa of Sultan Hassan and more.  These mosques are a perfect chance for art, history and archtecture buffs to soak up culture.

Egyptian cuisine is delicious

Egyptian food has been influenced by neighboring Middle Eastern countries.  Not only is it delicious, but the food shapes the national culture.  Egyptians turn to food in times of happiness, need and struggle.  It’s the highlight of any occasion.  

Egypt’s theraputic waters and sand

Therapeutic tourism has long been popular in Egypt.  The hot springs here are known to help with respiratory diseasess, kidney, bone and other sking problems.  The mud in many areas is also said to cure skin issues.  Sand burying massages are also popular in Egypt and are said to treat physical injuries.

You can find hot springs in the Sahara desert.

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Donna Salerno


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