Why Everyone is Obsessed with Egypt
Being rated as one of the most visited places in the world, Egypt is definitely a place every explorer and lover of traveling should visit. It has such a unique culture it will burst you with excitement when you visit. The country, rich with history and nature, is rated as the top travel destination in Africa with as much as 10 million tourists visiting the country every year. So, what makes Egypt a favorite to many people and what fun activities can one do in this prehistoric country?
- The history and culture
Let’s start by stating the obvious, Egypt bursts with prehistoric culture. Hundreds of years ago, Egypt had a civilization that still baffles the modern-day man. From the pyramids to mummification and a host of other cultures, Egypt has managed to preserve these prehistoric civilizations and earn big bucks showing it off to tourists from all over the world. Places like the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, The Valley of the Kings and Luxor temple are prehistoric gems that reveal to you just how much history the Egyptians have. It is in places such as these that you will see how mummification was done and a whole lot of other cultures in ancient Egypt.
- Desert Safaris
Everyone loves to boat and enjoy balloon rides, but who would have ever thought desert safaris would be so exciting. This is one of the biggest selling points for Egyptian tourism. Imagine going through the desert on camel backs or enjoying quad bike rides across the many beautiful deserts of Egypt such as the Blue Desert, Great Sand Sea, Sinai Desert and the Eastern Desert. This is one of the most thrilling experiences for newcomers in the country away from the busy life of the Egyptian cities.
- Outstanding hotels, restaurants and resorts.
Egypt has some of the most luxurious places to eat, dine and sleep. The resorts have spectacular views and amazing services. The food in Egypt is just spectacular. When you try their local delicacies and go back home, you will probably want to relocate and change citizenship. Some of the most well-known resorts such as the Four Seasons Resort, Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort, and Dreams Beach Resort are a few places where you will conveniently get world-class services right in the heart of Egypt.
- The Nile and Beautiful Beaches
Imagine sailing down the longest river in the world (though disputed). Boat rides along the Nile River are some of the best ways to explore marine life at a safe distance. Get a feel of the Nile River and sail your way across one of Africa’s greatest treasures. On top of that, there are some exquisitely beautiful beach sceneries across Egypt including Hurghada Beach, Agiba Beach, Gharam Beach, and Cleopatra’s Beach. These beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world with an incomparable sunset and sunrise view. Combine this with the onshore hotels and restaurants then you will definitely feed your eyes and your stomach at the same time.
- Good weather all year
Egypt, being in a tropical zone, has very good weather all year round. You can visit the country and view the beautiful scenes at any time of the year and you will get good weather and minimal interruptions or disruptions. So, when its winter at home, you can visit Egypt and enjoy the warm and gentle sun of Africa.
Africa is a hub of tourism with scenic places to visit, a rich culture and extremely favorable weather, all year round. If you have not visited Africa, then you definitely should and start with Egypt, you will definitely not regret it!