Ancient wonders, bazaars, wildlife and some of the world's best diving… Egypt offers endless sights and experiences that will make sure that visitors have an unforgettable experience. With thousands of years of history, Egypt promises travellers a diverse holiday experience where you can trace ancient civilisations, marvel at towering pyramids and historical landmarks, sail down the River Nile, and visit exotic cities. There is also an abundance of glorious beaches and natural wonders that ensure a thrilling experience for visitors. Depending on the type of holiday you are looking for, you may land at either Cairo International Airport, Hurghada International Airport or Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. Major airlines that have flights to Egypt include EgyptAir, airberlin and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Cairo is a mega-metropolis that straddles the Nile River. For many visitors this will be their gateway to the country and the place where they can start to learn about Egypt's fascinating history. From the colossal Egyptian Museum filled with antiquities, to bustling markets and trips to see the Pyramids, there's always something to do in this buzzing metropolis. Rivalling Cairo for its wealth of attractions is the harbour city of Alexandria on the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Founded by Alexander the Great and ruled by Queen Cleopatra, the city is an odyssey of culture, monuments and animated street life. Egypt also boasts some of the Mediterranean's finest beaches and diving opportunities, so those in the mood for sun, sea and sand will not be disappointed.