Egypt in the north of Africa is bordered by both the Mediterranean and Red sea and is a country steeped in rich history and culture.
Home to beautiful beaches and ancient Pyramids, Egypt offers all types of holidays. History and culture can be experienced in the cities of Cairo and Luxor, while relaxing beach holidays can be had in Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada.
History is a huge part of Egyptian holidays, with the Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian museum in Cairo not to be missed. The Valley of the Kings with the Tomb of Tutankhamen is another breathtaking must see in Luxor.
Sharm el Sheikh and Naama Bay on the Red Sea, boast some of the best diving spots in the world. The coral reefs surrounding these resorts are also famous for their snorkelling, while the lively resort of Hurghada is known for its beach parties. Boat trips on the Nile are spectacular, while peaceful desert safaris can also be made on camel.
In a land as old as time with ancient treasures, golden sands and world-famous diving, holidays in Egypt cannot be beaten.
Flight duration to Egypt 5 hours 30 minutes
Time difference +3 hours