Life In Egypt
Tourism is one of the most important parts of Egypt's economy.Major tourist destinations include the millennia-old monuments in the Nile Valley. Principal among them are the P ramids and Great Sphinx at Giza, the Abu Simbel temples south of Aswan and the Karnak Temple Complex and Valley of the Kings near Luxor.

Attractions in Cairo include the Cairo Museum and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha. The coast of the Sinai Peninsula has well-visited seaside resorts.

The civilization of Ancient Egypt left many monuments that have become attractions for modern-day visitors to Egypt. These include:


There are more than 70 pyramids, with the three pyramids of Giza being the best-known.The pyramids were built more than 4,000 years ago in the eras of Kings Cheops, Kefren and Mykerinos. These three kings' bodies were buried within the pyramids. The pyramid of Cheops is the largest at 145 metres in height, referred to as the Great Pyramid.

Saqqara Complex

The vast necropolis of Saqqara including Memphis is located 24 kilometers south of central Cairo. Memphis was founded in about 3000 BC by Menes, with 11 other pyramids. Memphis was the administrative capital of ancient Egypt. Saqqara has Mereruka's tomb and the Serapeum, a large limestone structure
ousing a collection of mummified Apis bulls in gargantuan granite coffins of various kings such as Teti.

The valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings in Thebes: Due to theft from tombs within pyramids, 26 pharaohs of the eighteenth to twentieth Dynasties including Tutankhamun, Ramses the Great and Tuthmosis III had their tombs carved into the rock of the Valley of Kings.

Best season to visit Egypt is from mid October to May, during winter and spring. From May until October daytime temperatures are relatively high.