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Traveling Around Egypt And Back

Egypt is one of the most thrilling places to visit mainly because of its Pyramids. Egypt is one of the most popular vacation destinations be it of Westerners or of people from the other side of the world. This is the perfect trip for a family who wants to add educational value to their holiday. Unlike most vacation spots where parents drop their children off at an amusement park for hours at a time, a trip to Egypt is a trip that the entire family can enjoy
A grand tour of Egypt starts in Cairo (Ancient Egypt), which includes religious and Islamic sight-seeing. Cairo has one of the major airports in Egypt. A tour of Cairo typically starts at the Giza pyramids (Great pyramids), Saqquara (Step pyramid) and even the Egyptian Antiquities museum. This is like a first day tour.

Then the tour usually moves on to Luxor and Aswan; these places are reached either by train or air. Tours also include visiting some places like the Citadel, Khan el-Khalili market in Islamic Cairo, the churches and the Coptic museum.

Egypt is a place forrReligious tours, adventure and specialty tours, golfing tours, fishing expeditions, birding tours, nature tours, simple holidays, beach vacations, scuba diving vacations, western or eastern desert tours, and sight-seeing in The Sinai, Jordan, Kenya and Israel.

Shopping is unlimited in Egypt. Being a historical and a religious place, one can find many exciting and inventive things to buy for keepsakes.

Food is delicious in Egypt. Some of the famous delicacies of the country are the bean salad, stuffed egg plant with rice, meat and okra stew, stuffed pigeon, green soup, salty rice, stuffed grape leaves, fig cakes, um ali (famous dessert of Egypt) and spiced beverages, among others. All the dishes of Egypt are made in a unique way; there are recipe books available for people who come to love the food in Egypt.

Arabic is a common language that is spoken in Egypt. It is not very hard to learn basic Arabic so communication is made between people who do not understand English.

There are various means of transportation available in Egypt; getting to places isn't difficult because of the availability of buses, trains, water transport and flights. It is quite easy to travel around in Egypt.

Proper planning is recommended so that one would not get confused, especially if going to Egypt the first time. Maps are available so detailed trip planning can be done with less hassle and confusion.

Cathy Peterson writes about Travel discounts.

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