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Types of tourism in Egypt

  • Traditional tourism: The traditional tourism in Egypt is mostly pharaonic (ancient Egypt), in addition to religious and Islamic monuments, and usually the period of its trips ranges between 10 to 14 days, and generally includes Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, and its tours are sometimes arranged by a trip in the Nile.
  • Religious tourism: Several types include the first Islamic trips, the sacred family trips, the way out, as well as unorganized religious tours.
  • Nature Tourism: Most of its trips take place in the Sinai, specifically in the mountainous region in its south.
  • Bird watching tourism: Bird watching is one of the famous activities in Egypt, because it is located on the path of migration for many types of birds, and the regions of Sinai, Nile Valley and Aswan are among the places where birds can be found.
  • Fishing tourism: The local people in Egypt practice fishing almost anywhere along the Nile and the tourists can see them anytime, anywhere, and the person can find the largest freshwater fish in the world in it.

Some of the tourist attractions in Egypt

  • Karnak Temple: This temple is considered a city from the temples that were built in a period of 2000 years, it is a variety of structures, and it has been a religious place for pilgrimage for more than 4000 years, but these days it is a tourist place that is intended only for tourists.
  • Abu Simbel Temple: It is a temple that was discovered in 1813 by Johann Ludwig Burckhart. Before that, it had been hidden under the sand for centuries, and four years after its discovery, it was visited by italyn explorer Giovanni Battista Bellazzoni and determined the entrance door to it.
  • Giza Pyramids: It is one of the archaeological sites found in Cairo, and it is made up of three pyramids known as the Great Pyramids, many tombs, a village and an industrial complex in addition to the Great Sphinx sculpture.
  • sphinx: It is the most common statue in the Giza region and is known to be the largest ancient statue around the world. It is approximately 241 feet long and about 20 feet wide, and is believed to have been carved in 2500 BC.

General information about Egypt

Egypt is located in the northeast of the continent of Africa and a small part of it extends to southwest Asia, and Egypt has a coastline along the Mediterranean Sea in the north with the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba, and to the west with the Red Sea. Most of its inhabitants live in the Nile region, where most of the rest of the country is a sandy desert.

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