You can visit Egypt in many ways, but the most suggestive is certainly that of the Grand Cayman cruise port and also know about the Nile cruise . A journey through ancient monuments, artifacts and panoramas that exude millennia of history: crossing one of the most famous rivers in the world by boat offers indescribable emotions. In fact, the cruise allows you to visit the most important sites and monuments of the country, legacies that speak of one of the most fascinating pieces of all human history. Those who visit Egypt, and its wonders can only “take home” an indelible memory of everything he has seen. From the pyramids to the various temples, Egypt is a constant wonder.
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It is the capital of Egypt, one of the milestones of the journey. Founded in the Pharaonic era with the name of Heliopolis, it houses one of the most famous monuments in the country. Above all, the pyramids of Giza, in the western outskirts of the city: who does not know the pyramid of Cheops (the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world to have reached the present day), that of Chefren and that of Menkaure? And how do you forget the famous Sphinx? And for those who want to retrace the history of Egypt, to discover all the details, there is the Egyptian Museum, where many testimonies and many finds are kept. It houses the most comprehensive collection of Ancient Egyptian archaeological finds in the world.
It is about 700 km from Cairo, and is one of the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world. It has 4000 years of history, and houses the Luxor temple – linked to the Karnak temple – which is located in the center of the city. Luxor stands where ancient Thebes was once located, the capital of Egypt at the time of the Middle Kingdom.
Aswan is another essential destination for those visiting Egypt. The site became famous in history for the stone quarries that were exploited for the construction of the unfinished obelisk, and for the construction of the necropolis of Giza. Since its foundation, it has also been an important military center. The city, given its strategic function, was cited and named by the greatest writers and historians of the time.
280 km southwest of Aswan is the Abu Simbel archaeological complex, another milestone on any trip to Egypt. Consisting mainly of two huge rock temples, it was built to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Qadesh. It is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.
There are various types of cruises in Egypt: one on the Nile, one on Lake Nasser and one on a Dahabeya, a two-masted boat with a triangular sail. The first is the cruise that offers the most tours (13), from which visitors can choose according to their needs. Two tours are planned for the cruise on Lake Nasser, during which visitors can see the most beautiful monuments of Ancient Nubia found in the city of Aswan, such as the temple of Abu Simbel, Kalabasha, Beit El Wali and the temple of Wadi El Seboua, the temple of Dakka and the temple of Meharakka, citadel of Kasr Ibrim. Five tours are planned for the luxurious journey on the Dahabeya. During the trips you can visit the pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the temple of the valley of Cheops, the Egyptian museum, shop at the Khan El Khalili tourist market in Cairo, explore Islamic Cairo on foot, scuba dive or snorkel in Sinai or the coastal cities of the Red Sea. Or visit the temples of Luxor, Hatshepsut and Karnak and the Valley of the Kings.
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A trip to Egypt means culture, visits, cultural commitment. But this does not mean that the tour has to be a stressful experience: Memphis Tours offers a luxurious 5-star service, with a very trained staff, available to the customer 24 hours a day. This is the last frontier of cruises on the Nile, with complete and innovative services. To find out what you can visit during your cruise, just visit the Memphis Tours website, which lists all the most important sites and must-see attractions for those visiting Egypt. The site offers detailed pages on all the features of the cruise packages, and also provides all the information to book the trip.