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What Tourists Like To See On Their Vacations In Egypt

May 20, 2008
Egypt is a great country for you to go on holiday to and is home to some of the best holiday home accommodation in this part of the world. Many holiday makers like to come to Egypt on a family holiday and stay in self catering holiday accommodation. There are some great holiday villas with swimming pools in Egypt and you can now also rent self catering holiday apartments in Egypt.

Egypt is a North African country covering the total area of around 386,660 square miles. This country shares its border with Sudan to the south, Gaza Strip and Israel to the east and Libya to the west. In the northern cost of the Egypt there is a Mediterranean Sea and the in the eastern cost there is a Red Sea. Egypt is one of the most populated countries in Africa and the whole Middle East. Around 90 million people live near the banks of the Nile River where only arable agriculture land is found.

Egypt has several beautiful places where you can spend your holidays. It is world famous for its beautiful pyramids, vast desserts and great ancient kings. This is a great holiday location for lovers of arts and architecture. There are endless places to explore in the Egypt. Here is the list of the top five places that you can not afford to miss in Egypt. Then at night you can relax in a holiday villa and get your energy back for the next days great adventure.

To start your Egyptian holidays, The Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx are the best places. These pyramids are among the largest structures and one of the Great Wonders of the world. Tourists from all around the world come to see these masterpieces. Lying next these pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza. It is the legendry structure of half human and half lion. It is recommended to visit these places at night as there are multimedia shows that showcase the history of the pyramids and Sphinx

The next place to visit in Egypt is Hurghada. This is an Egyptian city situated on the Red Sea that is a very popular tourist destination. This city is famous for its night life as it has many night clubs and bars Many tourists stay in self catering holiday apartments and enjoy the night life to the full. Additionally, Hurghada is also famous for its adventure sports.

There is a huge number of aquatic sports facilities available here. You can also thrill yourself by visiting underwater gardens offshore. If you are not able to dive then you can take the glass bottom boat that makes you familiar with many different species of fishes and corals.

The River Nile is another tourist destination in Egypt. It is known as the world's longest river in the world. You can explore the beauty of this river by engaging yourself in any Nile cruise. This is the best way to sit back and enjoy the unique sites and sound of the river Nile.

To make yourself familiar with rich culture and the history of the Egypt, you can visit Luxor. This place is famous for its historical attractions that reflect the image of the ancient Egypt. Luxor is also known as The Valley of Kings where the bodies of powerful nobles and kings were placed in tombs.

Your Egyptian trip is incomplete without a visit to the Siwa Oasis. This place is famous for its olives and dates. It also has a reputation of being the most beautiful place in the Egypt. The culture of Siwa Oasis is absolutely different from the rest of the Eypt. It has its own Siwan culture that makes it one of the best tourist attractions in Egypt.

The beauty of Egypt draws back holiday makers year after year and many now choose to stay in holiday home accommodation. Egypt has a good selection of holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments that can be rented during your vacation in Egypt.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday accommodation have a look at Holiday Accommodation
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