Explore Egypt's Remarkable Destinations and Airports

Explore Egypt's Remarkable Destinations and Airports

Explore Egypt's Remarkable Destinations and Airports

Egypt is home to most of the world's well-known and stunning ancient monuments which are in North Africa. Egypt is a perfect getaway with unforgettable memories, not only for the history and sightseeing, but also for the colorful characters, very sunny and hot weather, and the attractive lifestyle. Trips to Egypt are not complete without visiting Cairo. People in Egypt can discover the irresistible Pyramids of Giza, the equally impressive and much-loved Sphinx, and the treasures of one of the country's most well-known pharos, Tutankhamun. holidays that are spent in Egypt are cheap in particular in Cairo. The main towns and cities in Egypt line the banks of the winding River Nile and rarely stray far from the waterfront. However, as you approach both the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea coastlines, many outstanding beachfront resorts are found there, and the best and most popular are Alexandra which is near the Mediterranean, Hurghada, and Sharm el Sheikh, both are together with the Red Sea and have exceptional scuba diving opportunities.

Cairo is the capital of Egypt, it is known for its stunning white desert and one of the greatest and biggest cities in the world. It is based near both the Nile River and the Nile Delta. Cairo is rich in history and culture and is the only city that most travelers love getting the real feeling of daily Egyptian life is what attracts millions of tourists worldwide by finding out the ancient architecture that has been standing for centuries.

Cairo is a warm, tropical, and beautiful city with numerous attractions that start from the Huge pyramids of Giza to the Nile. In addition, it has a lot of mosques, castles, and churches and then, became known as "the city of a thousand minarets". Boasting a rich history and society, Cairo perfectly blends modernity and olden culture. Downtown Cairo is shown as European and modern with squares and grand buildings, while Tahrir Square is the heart of Cairo. Cairo has so many Islamic mosques, souks, and breathtakingly beautiful Islamic monuments, such as “Al Azhar Mosque”. The oldest neighborhood is Coptic Cairo, which is the site of the Roman settlement of Babylon and is known for its historic Christian monuments.

Cairo International Airport (CAI, HECA) is the principal international airport of Cairo and the largest and busiest airport in Egypt.

Sharm El-Sheikh has numerous things to do to make your time a memorable one. The city is home to the most charming landscapes of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. Visitors can spend the day sunbathing at one of the top beaches in the world, discover the local culture wandering around the Old Town, and hike on Mount Sinai, or get on an adventure to the deep seas and discover the underwater treasures at many diving spots, particularly at Ras Mohammed Marine Park. Therefore, there are many historical treasures in the region such as St. Catherine's Monastery sits at the foot of Mt. Sinai, Sharm Old Market, and Al-Sahaba Mosque.

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH, HESH) is an international airport located in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Hurghada is Located on the coast of the Red Sea and is one of Egypt's most popular tourist destinations, Hurghada has beautiful beaches and perfect crystal-clear waters for diving and snorkeling. Like Sharm El Sheikh, it was a tiny fishing village before Egypt's 1980s tourism boom. Resorts and tourist services rapidly jumped up, as did an international airport with connections to many European cities, making it a popular beach holiday destination. Hurghada's main tourist attraction is its beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise crystalline waters, and water sports fans will be big fans of the many opportunities for diving among the exciting marine life. The city's desert surroundings offer an excellent setting for sandbank surfing, desert safaris, camel rides, and sunset meals. Near Hurghada are Al Gouna and Makadi Bay which also refer to beaches.

Hurghada International Airport (HRG, HEGN) is the international airport of Hurghada in Egypt.

Alexandria, (Al-Iskandariyyah) is a major city and urban governorate in Egypt. It is among the greatest cities in the Mediterranean world. Alexandria was the capital of Egypt from its founding by Alexander the Great in the fifth century, also it was a major seaport and a major industrial center. The city is by the Mediterranean Sea at the western edge of the Nile River delta. Iskandariyyah's most beautiful attractions are the National Museum, Abu Abbas Al Mursi Mosque, Kom Al Dikka, and others.

Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE, HEBA) is the international airport of Alexandria, Egypt.

Luxor is “The Palaces” and during ancient times used to be known as “The City of Hundred Doors “. It is considered the globe’s greatest open-air museum for its area lies some of the most majestic temples such as the Valley of the King, the Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, and Luxor temple which holds some of the most extraordinary ruins and artifacts. Luxor is located in the south of Upper Egypt, on the east of the Nile River, and part of the ancient city of Thebes. Luxor was considered to be a very important city in Egypt's old kingdom and the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom. The city has millions of visitors from all over the world to witness this incredible wonder. The city still has an active population of over half a million people that depend almost entirely on tourism.

Luxor International Airport (LXR, HELX) is the main airport serving the city of Luxor, Egypt.

Giza is the second-largest city in Egypt after Cairo, and It is located on the west of the Nile River. Giza is famous for the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures, including the Great Sphinx, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and several other large pyramids and temples, (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure) which correspond to the kings for whom they were built. Giza has always been an important point in Egypt's history due to its location close to Memphis, the ancient pharaonic capital of the Old Kingdom.

Sphinx International Airport (SPX, HESX) is a public airport, serving the city of Giza, on the western side of Cairo, Egypt.

Marsa Alam is a town in south-eastern Egypt, located on the western shore of the Red Sea. Nowadays, it has fast increasing popularity as a tourist destination due to its crystal-clear water and its white sandy beaches, it is also known as the "Egyptian Maldives". Abu Dabab beach is the most famous beach, there is marine wildlife like crocodiles, turtles, fish, and octopuses. Marsa Alam is also known as a world-class kitesurfing destination and starting point for safaris. also has some inland attractions, such as the Emerald Mines and the Temple of Seti I at Khanais.

Marsa Alam International Airport (RMF, HEMA) is an international airport located 60 km north of Marsa Alam in Egypt.

Ain El Sokhna is one of the famous tourist towns in Egypt, a lovely holiday destination because of its beautiful nature. Ain El Sokhna is located on the coast of the Red Sea, near Suez City, about 55 km and about 120 km away from Cairo. It was named after hot springs in the Ataka Mountains in Suez that are at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level. Ain Al Sokhna has a very beautiful atmosphere throughout the year. Visitors come in both summer and winter. Its sandy beaches are considered among the most beautiful in the world where you can do summer activities, such as camping, diving, snorkeling, and many others. Ain Sokhna contains a large group of villages and tourist resorts which include cabins, chalets, and apartments.

The nearest airport to Ain Sokhna is Cairo International Airport (CAI, HECA).

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