Easter is just around the corner, so it’s high time to start planning your holidays and preparing for a fabulous break in the sun by the Red Sea or the Nile, in Cairo or Aswan, alone or with a large group of friends!
This year Easter falls on March 27, and there is still much time to look around and pick your destination. If you are seeking for balmy sunny weather, then Egypt will suit you the best as spring in the country is the nicest season to visit – not cold and not yet hot.
This ancient land is literarily packed with iconic pyramids, historic monuments, fascinating temples significant churches, mosques and synagogues. Arid deserts and fertile oases along with terrific white beaches at the Red Sea coast and the romantic Nile cruises complete the image of Egypt that offers plentiful diverse options of spending unforgettable Easter Holiday.
The primary “task” is to visit the Pyramids of Giza, the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Nothing feels greater than wandering around the Great Pyramid feeling its mind-blowing energy. A two-hour-long tour to the Egyptian Museum will give you a better insight to the history of this amazing country, once a home for one of the greatest civilizations in the world. Coptic and Islamic parts of Cairo certainly worth a visit as well.
Alexandria considered as the Pearl of the Mediterranean is the second largest city in Egypt; it preserved many Roman-era monuments – amphitheater, Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, as well as Greco-Roman Museum with its numerous artefacts from the 3rd century BC. Besides, the city has its own unique atmosphere, inviting and dazzling.
Luxor and Aswan are two other not-to-miss cities. The 42-meter-tall Unfinished Obelisk ordered by Hatshepsut and carved out of bedrock, the Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis, the magnificent Temples of Abu Simbel, world renowned Valley of the Kings and the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut are the best recognizable landmarks of Upper Egypt. Those who like digging in the history are highly recommended to include these destinations on their bucket list.
However, if you are a beach lover and water babe, Sharm El Sheikh or Hurghada would be the perfect choice. Any sort of water activities, from snorkeling and diving to surfing, can be found here at ease. After all, this an awesome place for desert safaris – buggies, camels, quad bikes or 4WD. Mesmerizing “Arabian Nights” show with hot belly dances, tannoura and dashing Bedouin equestrians performing amazing tricks compliments greatly the seaside holiday.
Lady Egypt has rounded up some fantastic tour packages with Easter discounts to make your long-awaited vacation once-in-a-lifetime experience. Book your Easter trip now and enjoy 10 to 20 percent price reduction!