The Great Pyramids, the mighty Pharoahs , the mysterious Sphinx, and the life giving Nile.
Explore the glorious past of Egyptian civilization through Destination for travel.
- The Great Pyramids of Giza
A true masterpiece that has rightly earned the title ”Wonder”.
Also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops, it is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza.
The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for the Fourth Dynasty Pharaoh Khufu (or Cheops) , and was completed around 2560 BCE. It is a part of a complex of 3 large pyramids in the Giza Necropolis located in modern Cairo, Egypt.
It also contains 3 small pyramids that were built for Khufu’s wifes.
(The pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure)
The last remaining wonder of the ancient World
Egypt’s sprawling capital set on the Nile River.
It is the home to the world’s largest food court featuring 4,2233 seats its Oasis restaurants and entertainment buildings.
City of enormous number of activities and places to visit such as :
- Giza pyramid complex
Site of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
- Egyptian Museum . Tracing 5,000 years of Egyptian history
- Cairo Citadel
Landmark medieval Islamic fortress
- Khan el-Khalili
Major bazaar selling souveniers & crafts
- Valley of the Kings , Luxor, Karnak Temple, Abu Simbel
The ” Gateway to the afterlife” provides a window to the past.
Tombs and temples that has been called the biggest open air museum in the world.
The pharaohs were buried with their belongings, furniture, food , treasures , all the material good a ruler might need in the next world. Sometimes even with their alive relatives or companions(they were killed or sacrified), so that the secrets of the Pharaoh remain secret or to continue to serve them afterlife.
Egyptian’s believed in afterlife, in which humans were promised continued life and pharaohs were expected to become one with the gods.
The Valley of the Kings
Pharaohs’ tombs & burial chambers
Temple of Luxor
Place of worship built c.1500-1200BC
Vast iconic complex of temple ruins
An ancient temple complex, originally cut into a solid rock cliff, in southern Egypt
Egyptian resident’s give you an opportunity to experience Egypt more adventurous .
Such as visiting all these places by camel tours, safari etc.
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