Aswan is Egypt's southernmost city and lies on the shores of the river Nile. Aswan has gorgeous winter climate and is a popular sun resort from November through to March with Egyptians as well as international holiday makers.
Hugely attractive, Aswan is the busy market centre of the region. In fact its ancient name of Swenet, if translated literally from symbols of the time means " trade ".
The city had the important role of protecting Egypt from invaders as its southernmost boundary.
In Pharaonic Egypt times, during it is believed every dynasty, the city was a military town.
Its stone quarries are said to have provided the granite for most of the fabulous temples columns and obelisks built by the pharaohs, including the pyramids of Giza.
Luxor is one of the world's greatest cities in the world. It's most astonishing outdoor museum anywhere on the planet and offers visitors the chance of seeing almost a third of all the ancient antiquities known to man in just a few kilometers. The temples and structures that have stood for thousands of years are beautifully preserved.
Thebes, the ancient capital of Egypt during the pharaonic New Kingdom period , along with the fabulous Karnak temples, Luxor temple and the valley of the kings and the valley of the queens . Luxor was for a great many years , one of the most important cities in the world and certainly at the center of political, economic, religious and military of ancient Egypt.
The Red Sea offers miles of wonderful coastline, from the developed shores of Sinai around Sharm El Sheikh to exclusive resorts on the western shores near Hurghada. The Red Sea Riviera is along coastal area full of beaches that lead to the Red Sea. The year round sunshine on the Egyptian Red Sea makes it a perfect diving destination at any time of the year. Hurghada is now one of the most popular resorts on the Red Sea and visitors are attracted by the wonderful climate and diverse and contrasting Egyptian way of life. The resort provides everything for everyone with a wide range of hotels, shops and restaurants plus it is a a haven for water sports enthusiasts. Whether it is snorkelling off the magnificent coral reefs or windsurfing along the coastline, Hurghada has it all.
Alexandria is Egypt's second largest city, has many cultural and historic treasures. Visitors to Alexandria shouldn't miss trip to the Graeco Roman Museum and Roman Amphitheatre, as well as the spectacular 15th century Fort Quaitbey, which was built on the foundations of the former Pharoes lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the world.
Cairo is a city of extremes. Many of the Egyptian capital's 20 million inhabitants know it as " Um eldunya" - Mother of the world- a name that sums up the scale and drama of one of the plant's largest metropolises in the world. It may be best known for its ancient heritage, but there,s nothing outdated about the flurry of energy that hits the first time visitor from its heady souks to its heaving roads and manic street scenes, this is a city that beats to a very modern pulse.