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Egypt Holidays 2014

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The ancient county of Egypt is located in North Africa, bordered by Libya to the West, Israel to the East and Sudan in the South. With its idyllic location and stunning coastlines it also makes for a great place to holiday for summer and winter sun. Its soaring temperatures and lively culture allow for cheap sun tan top ups and great get away from it all holidays. A nation so steeped in history mysteries can still be found today. With ancient history and a fantastic array of water sports and diving opportunities too, Egypt's a holiday that will suit any traveler. Jesus and his family even fled to the country! However the best known history of ancient Egypt today and probably one of the key reasons to holiday there is known as the Old Kingdom period - made famous by the pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Valley of the Kings! The capital of this historic nation is Cairo, a swarming metropolis of old and new! This vibrant, modern city is alive with shops, bars, nightlife and all things today, sat behind relics of ancient times! At Fleetway Travel we have the best Egypt Holidays 2014 available.

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Holidays to the land of the Pharaohs is always great value too and offers you the chance to take a two centre holiday. With superb beach resorts like Alexandria and Sharm el Shiekh teamed with one of the many unmissable cities! Holidays to Egypt are generally fairly cheap as well, having year round sun you can visit whenever it suits! As well as the brilliant array of pyramids, temples and forgotten lands be sure to check out some of the landmarks that make Egypt today. Islamic and Christian places of worship happily sit side by side. The bazaars are unmissable for aromatic spices and quirky souvenirs. The food is something to be admired as well, with so many cultures at home here any eater is catered for! Tryiing a traditional kofta, bamya or simply dabbling in the spicy delights is well worth it. The larger cities and the beach resorts also are buzzing with a lively night scene! Cairo is the capital of Egypt. Located on the River Nile in the north of Egypt. Cairo is the seventh largest city in the world, and the most important city in the Arab world. A holiday to Cairo offers the traveller the best of both worlds, a city break to a youthful, modern city combined with some of the world's most famous and admired landmarks. Giza is located within the boundaries of Cairo - a trip to one is a trip to other! The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx both lie within Giza, whilst Cairo boasts amazing temples, churches, bazaars and museums!

Guide to Egypt

This ancient civilization was at home on the very tip of North, East Africa. Lying along the valleys of the Nile in the lands of what today is Egypt. Beginning in 3150BC, during the times in which Upper and Lower Egypt first reunited under the first pharaoh. This time period carried on for three periods, the last - known as the New Kingdom saw the decline of this ancient culture, the rule of the pharaohs eventually ended in 31BC which saw the beginning of Egypt's invasion by other cultures.

Egypt has been drawing in the tourists for centuries! The Greek Historian Herodotus is even said to have visited in 430BC. He to came to check out the stunning, mystical landmarks that are flocked to by thousands of visitors over 2000 years later! The pyramids and the Sphinx are the most popular land marks to visit, the age is enough to send anyone into awe! The wow factor of Egypt even extends out to its beautiful coastlines and its trendy beach resorts along the Red Sea. The glittering resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada are bulging with luxurious hotels resting on the sun kissed coastline such as the Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Resort. The beaches are to die for and the diving opportunities are great! Europeans are still flocking to Cairo, Giza, Luxor and Alexandra too. Hotel chains have even moved in on these great cities and the sky line is completely.

This ancient civilization was at home on the very tip of North, East Africa. Lying along the valleys of the Nile in the lands of what today is Egypt. Beginning in 3150BC, during the times in which Upper and Lower Egypt first reunited under the first pharaoh. This time period carried on for three periods, the last - known as the New Kingdom saw the decline of this ancient culture, the rule of the pharaohs eventually ended in 31BC which saw the beginning of Egypt's invasion by other cultures.
Egypt has been drawing in the tourists for centuries! The Greek Historian Herodotus is even said to have visited in 430BC. He to came to check out the stunning, mystical landmarks that are flocked to by thousands of visitors over 2000 years later! The pyramids and the Sphinx are the most popular land marks to visit, the age is enough to send anyone into awe! The wow factor of Egypt even extends out to its beautiful coastlines and its trendy beach resorts along the Red Sea. The glittering resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada are bulging with luxurious hotels resting on the sun kissed coastline. The beaches are to die for and the diving opportunities are great! Europeans are still flocking to Cairo, Giza, Luxor and Alexandra too. Hotel chains have even moved in on these great cities and the sky line is completely different to what Herodotos saw all those years ago! Safaris into the desert on jeeps are becoming more and more popular; excursions with a difference are currently all the rage and holiday makers love a break from the norm! With over 5000 years of History this diverse country is still as spectacular as it always was. The Pyramids and the Sphinx will always be top of the list, the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens as well as the many temples that date back to ancient culture are worth checking out. The Light shows at the Abu Simbel are the most talked about. An absolutely spectacular experience. With parties held after the event these occasions cannot be missed. Luckily they do occur quite regularly!

Wandering through the old town is a great way of seeing how the Egyptians of today live too. Take a traditional boat trip down the Nile for a change of scene and to some of the most hidden landmarks! If taking in the whole country is the only acceptable, then a Nile cruise is the perfect option for you! One of the most fun ways to travel and you can even have nightly stopovers in swish hotels when the waters get to much for you!


For history buffs of course Egypt is unbeatable! Cairo and Luxor with their endless array of land marks are the best for first timers, but for those seeking more check out Abu Simbel and Alexandria. Alexandria also doubles up as a fabulous beach resort to, perhaps rivalling those of The Red Sea Riviera! Cairo is the capital of Egypt, the biggest city in the country and the most important city in the Arabic world. This vibrant modern city really shows you the best of both worlds. Being a great insight into the way the modern Egyptians live and work today as well as being the home of the many top ancient Egyptian attractions! Top historical hotspots are of course the pyramids and the Sphinx. Luxor's Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens are also an absolute haven for all those culture vultures amongst us! For nightlife, shops and bars, Luxor wins through too!

One of the newest and most exciting ways to get to grips with Egypt is to take a luxury Nile Cruise, available at low, low prices they really are great and the ideal way for first timers to get a glimpse of everything. A cheap Nile cruise holiday is the perfect way to capture all the delights that Egypt has to offer without feeling overwhelmed. Nile cruises really appeal to those that really only want to see the best bits rather than entire cities! Here at Fleetway travel we offer you an array of cruise and holiday options to suit any budget, we can also offer you package deals and last minute holidays! For more Egypt ideas and uber cheap bargains check out our website or talk to one of our knowledgeable advisers. Whether its last minute bargains, cheap holidays, cheap hotels or early bookings, we can tailor make you're perfect holiday.

Egypt Holiday

Cheap holidays to the North African gem of Egypt are definitely the "in" thing for 2014! Whether you choose a historical break, beach retreat or a Nile cruise, here at Fleetway Travel we have the cheap deals and cheap hotels you're most certainly seeking! Cheap hotels are easy to find in Egypt, yet never scrimp on luxury! Meaning five star getaways to Egypt come with the same price tag as self catering apartments in Spain! Enjoying year round soaring temperatures, cheap holidays to Egypt can be had the whole year round, with sun tans guaranteed and enough to keep every traveller occupied, you really can take a holiday to Egypt with the whole family. In fact holidays to Egypt has been popular for centuries. The capital city of Cairo, the nearby Giza and the ancient cities of Alexandra, Aswan and Abu Simbel still remain popular amongst the history buffs. In 2007 tourism in Egypt dramatically rose by 20 percent. This is largely due to the development of Egypt's best kept secret - The Red Sea coastline! Located on the sun kissed beaches the beautiful resorts of Taba, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, El Gouna, Dahab and Sham El Sheikh can be found. Sat at the fore front of relics of ancient times, these modern beach resorts really are the making of a great holiday! The beaches are to die for and the diving opportunities are great! The Red Sea Riviera resorts are teaming with five star hotels, most offering the very popular all inclusive options! Great value is one of the biggest pull factors! Plush hotels with small prices make the ideal for a luxury holiday on a budget! Great for topping up your sun tan and can easily be booked on a whim! Most hotels and the main town centres offer water sports and diving. Great for amateurs and those that fancy themselves as professionals! Boasting their own vast array of bars, shops and restaurants too! The perfect place to relax for the whole or just part of your holiday.

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