Egypt has held some of the amazing wonders of the world. Travelers book flights to Egypt that is a land full of mystery and history. Egypt has border with Libya, Sudan, Red Sea, Israel, and Mediterranean Sea. Travelers book flights to Egypt to find a fusion of religions and cultures. The majority religions are Coptic Christian and Muslim. All these are famous for their influences and traditions to the diversity of the country. Plenty of tourists book flights to the capital and the largest city of Egypt, Cairo. It is located along the bank of Nile River. Tourists book trips for enjoying the bustling life of Cairo.
When to Go
In the summer, the Mediterranean Coast of Egypt is cool but the other part of the country is sizzling hot. The desert is arid and hot so be prepared to sweat. In the winter, you need a warm attire because the temperature comes down from 32 degree. Do you know when the best time to fly to Egypt is? Any time from October to May, is the peak season. It is the best time to travel to Cairo due to the cool weather. This is the time when you can get the cheap flights to Egypt. Tourist like to enjoy the adventure in the desert during March and April in the spring. It is called shoulder season. Accommodation are entirely booked and prices are at the peak during this time of year.
What to wear
In Egypt, the summers are highly hot with the 112 degree Fahrenheit. In the winter, temperature comes down to around 32 degree. It is good to plan for heat if you travel during the winter months. You need to wear long sleeves due to the scorching heat. Pack swimsuit for cooling off on the beach, shorts, and lightweight cotton dresses. Bring an umbrella to get shade from the sunlight. You need a light jacket in the winter. Get a comfortable pair of hiking boots and walking shoes. If you are going to explore mosques, temples and ancient ruins then women need to cover their heads and put on long sleeves.
Things to do
One of the best things to do is to explore River Nile. Discover wildlife in the natural habitat and some of the temples. It will be a great fun to join a group and have tour and ride on the camel through the desert. Enjoy the Peace Bridge near Ismailiya and Suez Canal Water. In the western desert, there are 6 different Oasis spots to escape heat and enjoy beverages. Enjoy coral and native marine life. Along the shores of Sharm el- sheikh, hire a glass bottom boat and enjoy watching fishes. They love to explore the Sphinx and Pyramids at Giza to the innovative resorts of Mediterranean port city of Alexendria and Sharm el Sheikh.
There is a huge list of mosques in Egypt to visit such as Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, Al-Azhar Mosque, Al-Burdayni, Abu Haggag Mosque, Al Ashraf Mosque, Al Fath Mosque, AlGhuri, Al Hakim, Al Husseini and many more.
Food to Try
FulMedammes is a staple in Every Egyptian breakfast. You must try Falfel along with pita bread, cheese, eggs and others, koshari, Molokhia, Macaroni Bechamel, Shwarma, Mahsi and many others.