4 Reasons to Visit Egypt - The Mystical Land of Pharaohs & Pyramids

By Halal Trip | 01, Dec, 2016
4 Reasons to Visit Egypt - The Mystical Land of Pharaohs & Pyramids

Why visit Egypt? You may have already seen and heard much about this mystical land. Ancient Egypt history has been the topic of discussion for many centuries and almost everyone on the planet has heard of the wonders this magical country has to offer. There are many reasons to visit ancient Egypt, with countless Egypt points of interest scattered all throughout the country. Apart from that it is a destination that offers a wide range of things to do and is popular for its specially designed tour packages with the Muslim traveler in mind.

Listed below are a few reasons to visit Egypt.

1) A Visit to the Pyramids in Giza & Other Ancient Sites

A visit to Cairo, the capital city of the country, is a good enough reason to travel to Egypt. The famous Pyramids of Giza are by far one of the most popular attractions in Egypt that are known around the entire world. Show similar intertwinement with the rich history of the land is the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis which showcases the world’s oldest standing step pyramid. You would also not want to miss out on another one of the important attractions, the massive rock temples of Abu Simbel. 

 

Other top attractions which draw counts of tourists every year include the Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria and the Luxor Temple in Luxor. Apart from the attractions of historical significance your holiday in Egypt will not be complete without visiting the modern wonder of Cairo Tower. 

 

2) Discover Egypt's Fascinating Rich Ancient History

The rich history of Egypt is no secret and the tales of its past civilizations have been passed down generations over the years. A trip to Egypt will undoubtedly help uncover some of the stories of ancient Egypt, for an experience like no other. Be it getting to know more about the Pharaohs who ruled the land or delving into its ancient kingdoms; there is a lot to be experienced.

 

3) Cruise Down the Nile

Enjoying the breathtaking beauty of the river Nile while on a unforgettable cruise is a definite must during a visit to Egypt. Witness the natural beauty of Ras Mohamed National Park, and of course learn more of the ancient history by exploring the mystical lands created by Pharaohs.  

 

4) As Muslim-Friendly as it Gets!

There are a vast number of options for Muslim travelers to consider in terms of food and prayer facilities - a crucial aspect of your travels. There are many leading tour operators in Egypt who would help you find accommodation close to mosques in Egypt. With Egypt being a Muslim country, finding restaurants which serve Halal food in Egypt does not require extra effort and will be available no matter what part of the country you travel to.