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Destination Egypt

Experience Egypt

On an Egypt vacation you discover a world of wonder, where time is measured by kingdoms, and distance by the setting sun. The splendor and beauty of Egypt’s ancient civilization and towering monuments entice many to visit and marvel. Be amazed as you gaze at the majestic Sphinx. Visit the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, where Tutankhamun’s tomb was unearthed, to see the gleaming discoveries in the Egyptian Museum. Sail the Nile and discover the Valley of the Kings and the magnificent temples along the way. Visit the bustling cosmopolitan city of Cairo, to experience the intersection of modern and ancient, Christian, and Muslim, all rubbing shoulders with luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants.


Lion World Travel offers Luxury Egypt Tours that include all the must visit locations. Check out some of our exclusive Egypt trips.


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A guide of the Most Visited Places for Travelers to Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

The pyramids are one of the main reasons that so many people travel to Egypt. The pyramids of Giza were royal tombs, and their elaborate complexes were built for three different pharaohs during an intense period of construction, from roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C. The pyramids were built by Pharaohs Khufu (tallest), Khafre (background), and Menkaure (front) and have been listed as one of the 7 wonders of the world. It is suggested that one should see the pyramids during the day and at night as the night light show is a stunning perspective.

The Great Sphinx of Giza is a giant 4,500-year-old limestone statue that is situated near the Great Pyramid. It is 240 feet long, 66 feet high and is one of the world’s largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of ancient Egypt.

The Nile River

The Nile River flows over 4,100 miles eventually reaching the Mediterranean Sea, making it one of the longest rivers in the world. For thousands of years, the river has provided a source of irrigation to transform the dry area around it into lush agricultural land. The Nile River was critical to the development of ancient Egypt. In addition to Egypt, the Nile runs through or along the border of 10 other African countries. Today, the river continues to serve as a source of irrigation, as well as an important transportation and trade route.

The Abu Simbel Temple

The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 140 miles southwest of Aswan. The four colossal statues at the front the temple, are like gigantic sentinels watching over the incoming traffic from the south, certainly designed as a warning of the strength of the pharaoh. After viewing this temple, you will leave with a sense of wonder and awe for the ancient civilization that came before.

The Valley of Kings in Luxor

The Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile River near Luxor is one of Egypt’s most spectacular destinations and one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. This small area is a burial ground for Pharaohs that lie in exquisitely decorated treasure-filled tombs as vast temples rise from the desert. These tombs were constructed between 1539 and 1075 BC. A visit to Luxor and the Valley of the Kings transports you directly to the Egypt of the history books.


WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT OUR EGYPT TRIPS

"My wife and I booked a South African excursion with Lion World Travel in Spring of 2018 and were so blown away by the service, accommodations and experience that we decided to book our honeymoon with Lion World travel when we decided to go to Egypt in the spring of 2019 after getting married in the fall of 2018.

Everyone we've dealt with at Lion World travel has gone above and beyond to provide the best possible travel experience we could think of. The booking agents have been patient and helpful while planning our trips. The accommodations they book are all 5-star, first-class places, the sites you visit and excursions listed are all well-planned and staffed with experienced, friendly, knowledgeable guides. Not once in either location did we feel unsafe. They pay attention to every detail! Not to mention, the trips are relatively affordable compared to some of the other offerings. They take all of the guess-work out of planning these trips and made for an anxiety-free vacation.

Now that we've traveled with Lion World twice, there's no doubt that we'll book with them again. We've also recommended them to our family and friends".

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Lion World's Egypt Safaris

Egypt, Exclusively Yours

Explore Egypt in style. Visit ancient wonders and enjoy a 4-night luxury river cruise on the Nile.

Egypt, Exclusively Yours 2022

Explore the best of Egypt in style. Visit ancient wonders and enjoy a luxurious 4-night river cruise on the Nile.

Egyptian Explorer

Discover the ancient civilization of Egypt in luxurious style as we explore this incredible culture.

Egyptian Explorer 2022

Discover the ancient, wonderous civilization of Egypt in luxurious style as we explore this incredible country.