You are scheduled to travel to the land of pharaohs and have not decided what to do in Egypt? This article is what you need right now to decide which sights to prioritize. In this list, you will find the top must-see Egypt day tours, those that cannot be left out of your plans. And let’s start with a tip – the best way to enjoy Egypt is by planning. To do this, assemble your itinerary and buy tickets in advance.
Pyramids of Giza
How about we start with the most traditional place in Egypt? The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a real spectacle, both in history and beauty. The size of the pyramids is indescribable.
Among the many attractions, you can explore in Cairo, be sure to include a tour of the Khan el Khalili market in your plans. There you can find a little of everything: fabrics, clothing items, handicrafts, decoration, teas, spices, and much more.
About 200 kilometers from Cairo is Alexandria. The Library of Alexandria, in its original version, was destroyed by a series of fires. Therefore, the building you will visit was a reconstruction completed in 2002, in a place very close to where the old one was.
Located about 700 kilometers from Cairo, in Luxor, the Karnack Temple is one of the largest temple complexes in the world. This temple, built in honor of the god Amon-Ra, has a series of inscriptions on the walls.
Luxor balloon ride
If you want to have one of Egypt’s best experiences, be sure to take the balloon tour in Luxor. The balloon leaves the banks of the River Nile, on the western side. As the balloon floats over Luxor, you see the sunrise lighting up the entire city, with its monuments and mountains nearby.
Once in Aswan, be sure to visit Nubian Village. The coolest thing there is to see how the Nubian people’s culture and traditions remain super strong. You will find many options for super different and original crafts in Nubian Village for those who like to shop and take a souvenir.
The White Desert: a breathtaking landscape awaits your visit. The landscape is incredible, formations of the most diverse formats. The curious thing is that they are formed by chalk. And their shapes are due to the winds, which are drawing the landscape.