Egypt is an astonishing nation with a wealth of sounds, colors and sights. Its main monuments and cities can be seen down the banks of the Nile and it might regret visiting this incredible country and not take a boat ride along the river Nile.
Cairo in the north is a hectic city that effectively combines cultures from 3 continents. The attractiveness of this cultural collection is that Christian Monasteries neighbor Islamic mosques overlook customary African market places, so you will by no means get bored. If the hustle and bustle get too much you can find a quieter substitute in the first rate Egyptian Museum there centuries of history and art are merged collectively, including the famed, solid gold burial mask of Tutankhamun. And of course the most well-known monuments at Cairo are the Great Pyramids of Giza. Few images are as immediately familiar as the great pyramids that rise over the supernatural features of the Sphinx. A visit to Giza is an unconditional must for any holiday maker that goes to Cairo.
A little further to the south the Nile reaches Luxor the 'City of Palaces'. From there you are able to see over the river to the flood plains of the west bank and afar to the ancient town of Thebes. Luxor has its own impressive monuments, including the Temple of Karnak with its unbelievable light displays and the Temple of Luxor itself, but the key attraction of this area is the Valley of the Kings, where for many centuries, pharaohs were placed in tombs carved from the hillsides. The walls of the tombs were ornately adorned and these designs are meticulously conserved today.
There's a lot to do and see on the banks of the river Nile that it can be a very tiring time. Luckily the remarkable hotels placed along the riverside are peaceful and serene retreats, offering a break from the temperatures outside. A placid cruise along the Nile is a peaceful way to view the land with the smallest amount of hassle, just be sure that you take easy going walking shoes for your time on dry land and an ample supply of sun block, as the heat can rise.