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Nestled inside a big circular bay and protected from the high seas by a series of rocks forming a natural breakwater, Marsa Matrouh is a relatively secluded destination on Egypt’s Mediterranean shore. It is the capital of the Matrouh Governorate, which extends from the 61st km of theAlexandria-Matrouh highway to the Egypt-Libyan border (450 km […]

Kharga Oasis is the largest and most populated oasis in theWestern Desert. It is also the most developed oasis thanks to the governmental efforts supporting the modernization of theWestern Desert oases. Kharga can thus be considered as an ideal base for an exciting safari into the Western Desert. In and around town, you can visit Ancient Egyptian […]

Go on a camel safari with a Bedouin guide to the spectacular mountains that line the coast in the Ras Abu GallumProtectorate. It is a beautiful place and the scenery is breathtaking. Camel drivers and guides are likely to meet at the waterfront in Dahab, simply walk up to them and ask if they are available […]

Umm Dababeyya is a protected area located in the Qena Governorate by the sedimentary sequence of the Eastern Desert mountains. Umm Dababeyya has an estimated age of 50–55 million years old. The protected area is considered to show an ideal geological sequence that represents a time scale considered to the most perfect strata in the […]

Of all the Red Sea destinations, Dahab is probably the most appealing for those who want to soak up some sun in pristinebeaches, relax in laid back atmosphere and try local restaurants. There are also plenty of cozy local stores to goshopping The beaches are public and the coral reefs are a few flipper strokes away from the shore. From […]

The Marina Al-Alamein archeological site will open four visitors mid-September, the Supreme Council of Antiquities said in a statement Tuesday. The archeological site is the largest in the north coast, stretching over 189 acres, the SCA said. It hosts a display for Roman villas, baths, marketplaces, remains of a church, tombs, streets, a Roman theater and […]

The Egyptian authorities announced that a Professor from the American university in Cairo find the famous statue of King Akhnaten, that was one of the pieces that disappeared from the Egyptian museum during the latest protests. This unique statue of king Akhenaten made of colored limestone depicting the king bearing an offering tray & wearing […]

Update from Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities on the Missing Artifacts in the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Addressing reports from February 13th, 2011 concerning artifacts that were announced to have been reported missing from the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Dr. Zahi Hawas, Minister of Antiquities, has declared today that extensive searches being conducted have resulted in […]

Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni announced on Wednesday the discovery of a 2,800-year-old burial chamber which belongs to a priest named Karakhamun from the 25th Dynasty (755 B.C.). According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Culture, the chamber was uncovered during conservation and restoration work on the west bank of Luxor by […]

With regards to the latest events in Egypt that started on January 25th, it is worth mentioning that Egypt’s guests at any of the tourism destinations were entirely safe from any danger or harassments. For those who desired to leave the country, all facilities were available, in cooperation with the Egyptian authorities and the foreign […]


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