Rest in Egypt – what tourists need to know
Spending unforgettable days in an exotic country, part of the territory of which lies in northeastern Africa, and partly in the Middle East, is an excellent option for a sea holiday.
Everyone loves Egypt: lovers, couples with children, noisy youth companies, connoisseurs of historical sights, surfers and divers.
When to rest in Egypt?
It is best to buy last-minute tours to Egypt from September to May. At this time here is not as hot as in summer, and not everyone will survive the sweltering Egyptian heat.
The most popular destinations among our compatriots are Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh. Less often, they indulge in their attention Dahab and Taba, El Gouna and Makadi Bey.
The advantage of holidays in Egypt is the affordable cost of tours and a variety of leisure activities. Here there is entertainment for everyone:
– night clubs for fun company;
– comfortable hotels with swimming pools and private beaches for a measured holiday for couples;
– monuments of architecture and history for travelers;
– the richest underwater world and ideally transparent water for diving enthusiasts.
A tourist visa is issued upon arrival at any of the airports in the country and costs $ 25. The only exception is Sharm El-Sheikh – a visa for guests of this resort is issued free of charge. But in this case, we must bear in mind that the tourist will be able to rest only on the Sinai Peninsula. For those who are going to travel across the country, you will need a standard document.
Sights of egypt
If you are planning to buy a ticket to Egypt, it is better to do it in the fall or early spring. Then you will spend time in a favorable and relaxing environment, which will be ensured by a mild climate and excellent service sector work.
At this particular time, you can comfortably travel around the country and see:
– The complex of the pyramids at Giza;
– statue of Ramses II;
– The ruins of the Temple of Karnak;
– Valley of the Kings;
– Luxor temple;
– Fila Island, which is in the middle of the Nile;
– Mount Sinai;
– Temple of Edfu;
– Siva Oasis;
– Orthodox monastery of St. Catherine.
The history of Egypt has more than five thousand years. Here is one of the seven wonders of the world – the pyramid of Cheops. The state capital is replete with places of worship, museums, which will be interesting to visit for every tourist.
Anyone wishing to see as many sights as possible should go to Alexandria, Aswan and Idf. This trip will be especially interesting for those who are interested in the history of ancient civilizations. In the place where the residence of the pharaohs of Thebes once housed, the city of Luxor now extends.
It is noteworthy that colorful light-music shows are held in temples at night. An unusual combination of antiquity and modern rhythms will make an indelible impression on visitors.
The country of the pyramids is visited by tourists from all over the world, but most often – citizens of the CIS and Europe. According to the Ministry of Tourism, in 2017, the rest in Egypt was preferred by more than 8.3 million people. This is almost three million more than in the previous year.
The upward trend continues in the current year. Only in the first quarter, attendance at Egyptian resorts increased by 30% compared to the same period last year.