Ancient Egyptian writing on stone in Egypt

Explore: Egypt

Egypt. The name alone is enough to conjure up visions of ancient treasures and unforgettable sights. The Pyramids. The Sphinx. The Nile.

Holidays to Egypt

It’s a land of legends, with a history that spans thousands of years – but also a palpable sense of humanity. You’re walking in the footsteps of pharaohs; and pondering the same questions that have befuddled visitors for millennia: how did this ancient civilisation create something so mighty, so magnificent – then collapse into obscurity?

Wonders aplenty, yes, but countless mysteries to discover too. The perfect recipe for an enriching, enlightening break.

Travelling with a knowledgeable guide will really bring Egypt’s history and heritage alive
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Where to go

Wherever you go, whatever you do, Egypt is the kind of place where it really pays to book through a reputable tour operator. Not only do you have the benefit of on-the-ground assistance and local expertise, but travelling with a knowledgeable guide will really bring Egypt’s history and heritage alive.

No Egypt holiday is complete without a visit to Giza’s Great Pyramid and Sphinx – as well as the temples of Abu Simbel, the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, and a Nile River cruise.

When to go

Avoid the summer months, when Egypt can be unbearably hot: it’s best to visit between October and April when temperatures are cooler. Ramadan brings quieter days and shorter opening hours, though visitors are not expected to fast.

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