Welcome to Egypt

Longing to tour one of the world's most ancient civilizations? You are in luck because our next trip takes you and your family to the land of the River Nile, Pharos and mummies.

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River Nile

Ancient Egypt & The Nile

Travel down the River Nile and see the life source of ancient Egypt for yourself. The firtle lands around this river gave birth to one of the world's earliest civilizations. 

Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is a trove of some of the world's ancient Egyptian antiquities and most valuable finds. Walk amongst some of the world's most valuable and rare artifacts. 

Abu Simbal

Abu Simbel

The absolutely massive rock-cut temples were built by the Egyptian king Ramses 11, who reigned from 1279 to 1213 BCE. King Ramses, his wife Nefertari, and their children can all be seen in the beautiful carvings. 


Coptic Red Monastery

Though nearly nothing is known about the construction of the Red Monastery, it is thought to have been built by an Egyptian saint, Pishay, sometime in the fourth century. The beautiful sanctuary is not to be missed. 

Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq

Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq

Nestled in the historic medieval district of Ciro, you will find the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq. The mosque was built as a school for education in the four Islamic schools of thought. 

Ben-Ezra Synagogue

Ben-Ezra Synagogue

According to folklore, the Ben-Ezra Synagogue is located on the site where baby Moses was found. While the founding date is unknown, there is evidence that the original buildings date to 882 CE.

Tomb of Menna

Tomb of Menna

Beautifully preserved, the Tomb of Menna is one of the most visited sites in the Theban necropolis. The tomb features a subterranean burial chamber, a rock-cut chapel, and an outer courtyard, which is typical of 18th dynasty burial sites.  

Tomb of Queen Meresanka III

Tomb of Queen Meresanka III

Visit the resting place of Queen Meresanka III, daughter of Hetepheres II and Prince Kawab and wife of Pharoh Khafre. The tomb, located in Giza, is elaborately decorated and features a rock-cut chapel. 


Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa

In 1900 a donkey fell into a shaft, and one of the seven wonders of the middle ages was discovered, the Catacombs of Kom al-Shuqafa. Used as a burial changer from the second to the fourth century, the tombs feature stunning statues and archaeological objects. 

A Taste of Egypt

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush

We can thank Arpita of The Gastronomic BONG for this incredible Egyptian Style Baba Ganoush. The creamy, smoky eggplant dish can be served with pits, vegetables, crackers, or anything else you like. 

Stuffed Grap Leaves

Stuffed Grape Leaves

You cannot go wrong with these meat and rice stuffed grape leaves from Home is a Kitchen. Absolutely bursting with flavor and easy to grab and go, these make the perfect summer snack!



Ubiquitous across Egypt is Basbousa, a sweet semolina yoghurt treat that you cannot miss trying. Best of all, it is a quick, one bowl recipe your whole family will love. Check out this absolutely awesome recipe from Amira's Pantry



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