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Experience the Essence of Prehistoric Times with Egypt Holiday Packages

By Dan Valley Subscribe to RSS | June 20th 2012 | Views:

Egypt is one of the most exotic holiday destinations which attract tourists from all over the world with its rich ancient culture. This Arab nation situated on the northern fringes of Africa, has an intriguing and diverse history that dates back to prehistoric times. Being an Arab nation, it also displays strong religious sentiments associated with the Islamic cult. Booking Egypt Holiday Packages will let you explore all of this and provide you with a much needed escape from your daily hectic schedule. There are plenty of online travel agents who ensure you a comfortable and luxurious vacation in this beautiful country amidst the shores of the Persian Gulf.

This destination is one of Africa's richest countries in terms of historical assets which it possesses. It boasts of a large number of historical attractions and magnificent monuments that are a treat to the eyes. The ancient civilizations that lived here were one of the most cultured and advanced in those eras. There are plenty of historic sites to be visited that are renowned all over the world for its magnificent architecture. The first spot that finds a place in your list of attractions are The Pyramids of Giza. These are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a must visit for anyone on cheap Egypt holidays. It is one of the most mysterious structures that still draw the attention of historians and researchers from all over the world. These pyramids of Khufu, Kafhre and Menkauraare perfectly shaped structures that attract tourists from all over the globe. The Sphinx is another structure that attracts travelers from all corners of the world. Archeologists and historians are still having debates about its origin and purpose. These astounding structures can leave you in awe and wonder as to how exactly they were built with such perfection at such prehistoric times.

There are plenty of religious sites scattered across this nation that are worth a visit. The temples of Abu Simbel are shrines dedicated to the goddess of beauty. The significance of the temple lies in the fact that it was buried under the sands for ages but rediscovered itself until about 200 years ago. The temples at Karnak are also popular among tourists. They are one of the greatest architectural achievements of Egyptians that constitute the largest religious complex in the world. No Egypt Holiday Packages can be complete without a visit to the great pharaohs. The Valley of the Kings or Biban El Moluk is the place where Egypt’s most esteemed pharaohs had been buried. People visit this place to have a glance of the famous mummies and various undiscovered treasures. This is also home to one of the most famous mummies of all time, Tutankhamun.

For a better glance of true Egyptian culture, one needs to visit the city of Cairo. This capital city portrays the real essence of this Arab nation and its inhabitants. The place is teeming with bazaars and marketplaces where you can buy your taste of Egyptian culture. Here you can also visit a list of museums that house the various artifacts of its rich culture. Other than sightseeing while on cheap Egypt holidays, you can enjoy the beauty of nature by cruising along the banks of River Nile. It is the basic source of life for the locals and has nourished them from the very beginning. Sailing down the legendary river and taking in the sights of the city during the hours of sunset is a treat to eyes as well as the soul.

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