Egyptian Elegance: 4 Stops You Can’t Miss Among The Pyramids

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Egypt is full of astounding historical artifacts making it an extraordinary travel destination, but what if you want to get away from the sand and harsh sun? Away from the desert, you’ll find luxury destinations that demonstrate the beauty of Egypt as well as its increasing status as a high-end vacation locale.

Step Into An Agatha Christie Novel

One of the destinations that made Egypt famous to Westerners is the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan. Built in 1899, Winston Churchill stayed here, and Agatha Christie set parts of her novel “Death on the Nile” at the Old Cataract. It’s set right on the Nile and stands just down the road from a beautiful Coptic Cathedral. If you’re not sure where to stay during your travel, the Old Cataract is home to some of the most beautiful rooms anywhere, and it’s continued to attract famous guests in recent years, including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

Consider A Resort Experience

The Old Cataract is a classic stop for Egyptian travelers, but if you’re looking for an all-inclusive experience, you might consider staying at a high-end resort such as the Jaz Aquaviva in Makadi Bay. The Jaz Aquaviva is home to an enormous water park, with more than 50 rides, a shopping center, golf course, and multiple restaurants and dining experiences. Perhaps most surprisingly, for such a luxurious experience, the Jaz Aquaviva is quite affordable, with rates starting at $144 a night – basic bed and breakfast rates in the U.S.

Take A Top Tour

It’s always smart to visit Egyptian landmarks with a guide, particularly someone who is knowledgeable about the culture and history of the region, but there are so many tours from which to choose. Luckily, Osiris Tours can accommodate many different destinations and tour styles. From their 4-night King Tut Adventure that includes a cruise down the Nile to their Egypt Royal Family Adventure covering the Pyramids and enriched by traditional Egyptian cuisine, Osiris ensures that guests travel in style and see the best Egypt has to offer.

Get Off The Main Road

Everyone knows that you need to see the pyramids while in Egypt and plenty will ride a camel during their adventure, but don’t forget to look beyond these well-known stops. Head to the border between ancient Egypt and Nubia to Elephantine Island and the Aswan Botanical Gardens on el Nabatat Island. Here you’ll find an extraordinary temple complex and ancient Nubian monuments that will expand your ideas about the region’s history. The craftsmanship of these monuments is astounding, and at the Aswan Museum, you can see some of the region’s finest archaeological finds. Elephantine Island offers a different kind of luxury than a resort, but it shouldn’t be missed.

Egypt has always been associated with luxury – just think about Cleopatra – and while it’s a very different experience compared to visiting hot spots in the United States or Europe, the country is excited to welcome visitors. Despite some concerns about safety, Egyptians are very friendly and they want you to love their country as much as they do.

Take the time to soak it all in and indulge in what its finest destinations have to offer.


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