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Where Egypt located ?

Egypt's location in Africa is on the northern side, and in Asia, it is on the southwestern side. Most of Egypt's land is found in Africa. The only part that finds itself on Asia's continent is Sinai. It should be noted that Egypt is part of the Arab world and the countries of the Middle East.

If you're looking for an exciting travel destination, look no further than Egypt! This North African country is home to some of the world's most amazing ancient ruins, stunning natural scenery, and hospitable people. And with Egypt luxury tours from companies like Luxury Travel Egypt, you can experience all of this and more in style.

On the northeastern side, Egypt is bordered by the Gaza Strip and Palestine, by the Red Sea on the eastern side, and on the southern side, it is bounded by the State of Sudan. On the west, Egypt shares its borders with the State of Libya. On the northern side, there is the Mediterranean Sea. The Sinai Peninsula is a land bridge connecting Egypt to the continent of Asia. Mount Catherine is one of Egypt's highest. The lowest spot in the Republic is called the Qattara Depression. Its location is at a drop of about 133 meters below sea level. No matter what your budget or interests are, there's an Egypt tours that's perfect for you.

The significance of Egypt's location

Egypt is regarded as an international nation due to its advantageous position. It is situated at the intersection of three continents: Africa, Europe, and Asia. Egypt benefits from its physical proximity to some of the world's most important water basins, including the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. The geographic position of Egypt drew several ancient civilizations, which had an impact on a number of fields, the most significant of which being agriculture and writing.

The climate of Egypt:

Egypt's land is mostly desert, and extremes characterize the country's climate. As precipitation levels decrease, continuous changes in daily and seasonal temperatures are observed, and the weather is sunny most of the year. The environment in Egypt is divided into three main types:

The Mediterranean climate on the northern coast

Both the areas of Alexandria and Marsa Matruh have this climate, and the winters there are somewhat chilly and resemble the springtime. High humidity and temperatures both contribute to its characteristics.

Desert climate in the interior

In terms of extremely high temperatures and little precipitation, the summer climate of the interior areas frequently resembles that of the desert. The sun's beams are scorching during the day, and temperatures rise towards the south. Temperatures will sharply drop down because of the cool evening air and moderate nighttime temperatures. There is certain to be a trip that is ideal for you, regardless of whether you are seeking for opulent Egypt travel packages or a more cost-effective choice.

The climate of the Red Sea coast

Regarding the absence of rain, the coast of Hurghada has a climate that is quite similar to that of the interior parts of the country, with the exception that it is colder and more humid. The shore may have scorching, dry summer days due to the sea's presence if winds from the desert blow.

Egypt's natural resources

Egypt contains many significant natural resources. which gives it additional location importance, including the following:

  • Oil and natural gas: Egypt contains quantities of Oil and natural gas, and it exports a large part of it to many neighboring countries. Egypt opened new oil fields at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, reviving Egypt's oil export activities. Egypt's last oil reserves amounted to about 3.7 million barrels, but this rate has now doubled. 
  • Minerals and other natural resources: Egypt contains several minerals, including iron, phosphate, manganese, limestone, gypsum, asbestos, and zinc. Undoubtedly, these minerals contributed to the prosperity of the Egyptians in ancient times. 
  • Honey: Egypt has been famous for beekeeping since ancient times. Egyptian honey was famous for medicinal purposes, and lotus flower honey is considered the most expensive honey in Egypt.  
  • Papyrus: The Egyptians were famous for pioneering the papyrus-based paper industry. It brought them significant profits. They kept the method of manufacturing this paper for themselves and did not tell anyone how to make it.
  • Nile River: The Nile's water is considered one of Egypt's best natural resources. This river is an important factor in the development and prosperity of the Egyptian civilization because its water is used in land cultivation and the generation of hydroelectric power.
  • Fish: There are many sources of fishing in Egypt. Perhaps the most prominent is Lake Nasser, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Nile River. There are also a variety of fish species in them. Fishermen have been keen to invest in fish farming to increase productivity. This sector has witnessed rapid growth since its inception.
  • Plant and animal life in Egypt Egypt's plant and animal life vary greatly; this makes for an environmental life balance, as more than 250 plant species appear in the tropics and subtropics. papyrus plants, and despite Egypt's lack of forests, it contains vast groves of palms and citrus fruits. Cypress and eucalyptus trees cultivate large areas of each spread many types of animals, such as sheep, goats, and camels. In Egypt, wild animals are few, except for hyenas, jackals, and lynxes. In addition to that, about 300 species of birds fly in the skies of Egypt. They are raised for breeding purposes. As for water wealth, the waters of Egypt are rich in thousands of species of fish and mollusks. It also contains one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world. It is a source of attraction for divers, with more than 1.4 million species.

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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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