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The curse of the pharaohs between fact and fiction

Is the curse of the pharaohs true?

Talking about science in ancient Egypt needs volumes, not a few lines. Perhaps a quick review of some international encyclopedias will give us an idea, albeit brief, of the creations and discoveries of the ancient Egyptians. Starting with paper, ink, and cosmetics, all the way to creativity in engineering, construction, medicine, astronomy, art, and literature. No curse was found inscribed in the Pharaoh's tomb, the curse is only some sort of a trap designed by ancient Egyptians to protect their mummified kings find these treasure through your Egypt Tours in 2023.

The Great Pyramids of Giza

The Great Pyramid, an ancient structure that has baffled scientists for centuries, shows us how the Egyptians were able to work against the laws of physics. Their theories in construction remained a secret from their undiscovered civilization.

Ancient Egyptians had an exciting and wondrous story with the stars, so some scientific opinions say that the Great Pyramid was an observatory for the Pharaohs to follow what was outside the globe. The Great Pyramid design has been made with angles through which it can keep pace with the movement of the stars. And astronomy on a spiritual level was fundamental to the pharaohs, as it established their orientation that the land of Egypt is a perfect reflection of the land of the gods and other life.

The secret of mummification remains

Mummification has long been an enigmatic practice that defied explanation from both the Eastern and Western perspectives. With modern science still unable to solve its mysteries, it suggests a strong connection between the ancient Egyptian religion and the concept of immortality in the afterlife; that scientific advancements on this Earth were associated with a vision of a life beyond.

When talking about the ancient Egyptians, it's almost impossible to not mention the Pharaoh's curse. For instance, many people know about the death of Howard Carter, the explorer who unearthed Tutankhamun's tomb, after being bitten by a mosquito. But there's a much more tragic story - it is believed that an Egyptian mummy was on board the ill-fated Titanic. After causing disasters and fires in Britain, it was being sent to America when it sunk. 

Closer to home for Egyptians, however, is the tale of mummies being transferred from Cairo's Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to a Royal Mummies Museum located in Fustat. This series of train accidents and fires are often linked with the curse - as if it had been unleashed.

Denying the concept of the Pharaoh's curse

While some deny the idea of the so-called "Pharaoh's Curse," there is still a great deal of ambiguity surrounding various ancient Egyptian papyri and texts which suggest that anyone who disturbs the sleeping Pharaoh in his tomb will die. These texts are essentially a warning of what could happen if disturbed.
It is known that the ancient Egyptians were very skilled in many areas, such as creating 'atmospheric poisoning' which was done at all burial sites of their time. This was achieved by suspending arsenic in the air for a long period when closing off a cemetery. If this same location were to be opened without any scientific approach, any person present would suffer from sicknesses such as an epidemic, blood poisoning, or skin ulcers.

In all cases, this has yet to be addressed, did the Egyptians know the method of dark sorcery, or did they succeed in the realm of white enchantment or logical wizardry?

With regards to investigating Egypt, you have a couple choices. There are luxury tours, exemplary visits, and even Egypt travel packages. Every one of them are an amazing encounter, regardless of which one you pick. In the event that you're searching for a sumptuous encounter, an extravagance visit is the best approach. You'll remain in 5-star lodgings, eat at the best cafés, and see every one of the significant sights in style - however it's certainly the most costly choice. For those hoping to set aside cash, exemplary visits are as yet an astounding choice; you will not be remaining in extravagance facilities or eating at extravagant cafés yet at the same time get to see the entirety of the significant sights. One way or another, you go, there's dependably the inquiry: did the Egyptians know dark enchantment or succeed in white wizardry and logical sorcery?

If you're looking to have a memorable time in Egypt without breaking the bank, an Egypt travel package is the perfect solution. By opting for this option, both your flights and accommodations are included at an unbeatable price. It's perfect for individuals who are on a tight budget but still wish to experience all that Egypt has to offer.

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Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour is different and unique. If you go on a Nile cruise, you can visit Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor in the South and enjoy the temples, tombs, and the treasures of the Nile. In the North, enjoy the Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara. Mosques, churches in Cairo, and many landmarks located in the city of Alexandria. On the East, Enjoy a beach tour for diving, snorkeling, and swimming in the Red sea. Every city has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.

Your Egypt Tours is one of the leading and pioneer travel agencies in the Egyptian tourism industry. We offer very special care and personal touch to our clients making them feel at home with their family. Great and high-quality service to ensure that your trip with us is one of a lifetime. In addition, the commonly known reasons such as our customers’ feedback and testimonials, competitive prices - excellent customer service, punctuality and. Most important of all, our customers safety and enjoying every minute in your trip are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.

It usually varies according to the type of tourist trip in Egypt, but the average cost for spending one week in Egypt is 1600 USD including visiting alot of tombs and temples and sailing on a 4 or 5 stars Nile cruise.

Don't drink the tap water - it is highly chlorinated. However, with enough time in Egypt, you could potentially grow accustomed to the water. This doesn't mean that the tap water is polluted, it simply means that you are not used to it, and you might get stomach problems. This happened to most people when they visit a country for the first time. They were simply not used to water there. It's a similar situation here. It is advisable to drink Bottled water during your entire holiday. That is why it is strongly advisable that you don't drink the tap water, and use it only for washing and brushing your teeth.

Enjoy Egypt Tours From September until March. It is the perfect time when the weather is good and mild. From September until mid-November, when it is very nice and the temperatures are pleasant for all activities - around 25 C to 15 C. mid-Nov until the end of February is wintertime when temperatures during the day are around 12 or 15 C, and at night can drop to about 7 or 8 C. In March and April, the weather is still so nice and travelers can enjoy the Easter vacation. From May to September is the summer season. Spending summertime in a desert climate does not appeal to most travelers. Average daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s and low to mid-90s, although they can jump up into three digits in the South as in Luxor and Aswan. Summer is really hot here, prices go down and it is a good chance for travelers with a tight budget.

It is usually hot and sunny. winter falls between November and January, and the peak of the summer months is between June and August. Winters are generally mild, although temperatures can fall below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at night. In the Western Desert. Cairo and areas of the Nile Delta may experience a few rainy days during winter. Summers can be unbearably hot, especially in the desert and other areas of the country's interior. In Cairo, average summer temperatures regularly exceed 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius), while the record high for Luxor and Aswan, popular tourist destinations on the banks of the River Nile, is 110 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius).

Safety and security are our first and foremost concerns! Egypt is a very safe country with a low crime rate. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, accommodations and sightseeing nationwide have finalized sterilization and disinfection in light of the Egyptian government's efforts to implement precautionary measures against the COVID-19. In addition, our company has followed the same procedures to make all our staff, guides, and drivers are well-trained with the current events to prevent and stop the spread of this outbreak. Traveling the world is a joyful experience and we want to do our part to keep the anticipation stress-free.

There are many things to do in Egypt during your visit depending on your interests and character. Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority if you are a history and culture lover. You must visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan. You can visit the city of Hurghada, Marsa Alam, or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy many activities there such as diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, or swimming. You may like to go on a safari trip in the western desert if you are an adventurer. Many other activities are available in every single Egyptian city

The high season for tourism is all year with winter and spring being peak season for cultural travels with lots of sightseeing. Weather in Egypt is perfect for many kinds of tourism, and if coming in June, July, and August, head for the seaside resorts. Those months are very warm with temperatures that can reach around 45C. and the humidity is about 70 to 80%, but it is bearable with the sea and large swimming pools nearby. So the period of the high summer season is also a bit busy as hotels fill up with tourists from all over the world looking for a bargain, lots of sunshine, diving, snorkeling, etc. It is also a primary vacation time in Europe. If you come in the deep summer season you can still enjoy it because you can always sightsee early in the morning and go again at night when the sunsets. You will definitely need good sunscreen and a lot of liquids to drink with a nice hat on your head. Summer is a good time for people looking for good rates in accommodation and other services.

Egypt is a Muslim country and the dress code is towards the conservative side, especially for women. That being said, we are used to seeing travelers from all over the world. My suggestion would be to wear light clothes and not to wear short shorts, short skirts and alike to avoid the occasional unwanted stare. But it's really up to you. When you visit religious places (synagogues, churches, and mosques) you do need to cover your shoulders and wear over the knee dresses, if you are planning to wear one of course. If you plan to attend the Nile dinner cruise, there is no need for formal wear unless you want to make that night a special night! Also, you will be sharing this experience with other travelers so you can dress however you feel most comfortable.

You can get your visa when you arrive at Cairo Airport. It is an easy process for USA, UK, Canadian, Australian and European citizens. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, at the port of entry just before the immigration booth. The visa will cost you $25 US Dollars and after buying it; you just stick it on any empty page on your passport. Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. You can also apply for E-Visa via the official electronic visa portal:

Your Egypt Tours travel agency recommends two weeks so that you can enjoy the temples and tombs of Luxor and Aswan, explore the sights of Cairo, and relax in the Red Sea islands and nature reserves.

There are many Nile cruises. Not to name one but your choice depends on many things to put in mind such as the number of nights you want to spend on the cruiser, your budget, and the standard of the Nile cruise. We recommend you choose a 5-star luxury Nile cruise, and if you are looking for a private Nile River cruise you can choose Dahabiya cruises, it is only for the small-group tour, about 15 people. Most cruises have. There is another way of cruising the Nile, which is the Felucca boat. It is traditional and charming but it is cheap as long as it will be ok to sleep on the deck exposed to mosquitos and most of these boats do not have a toilet

The best time to visit Egypt is generally from October to April where it is suitable for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Egypt travel usually have guided tours to archaeological sites, museums, and historical landmarks. Also have optional activities may include hot air balloon rides over Luxor, snorkeling in the Red Sea, or desert safaris.

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