Tourism in Egypt
Egypt “Land of Pharaohs” is one of the most important tourist attractions in the entire world, where everyone put it on their travel bucket list. Egypt is one of the oldest and most beautiful countries in the world and the ancient Egyptians were great artists and innovators as shown across all the legendary historical attractions all over the country. Egypt is a true miracle where ancient Egyptians built a great civilization in the Nile valley, filled with a lot of temples, artifacts, and breathtaking monuments to discover them during your Egypt tours.
Tourism is one of the leading sources of income, crucial to Egypt’s economy. At its peak in 2010, the sector employed about 12% of workforce of Egypt, serving approximately 14.7 million visitors to Egypt and providing revenues of nearly $12.5 billion as well as contributing more than 11% of GDP and 14.4% of foreign currency revenues.
Historical Tourism in Egypt
Egypt tourist attractions have Two-thirds of the world monuments. Where is the Great Pyramid that’s is one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Sphinx, historical places in upper Egypt in Luxor, and Aswan where many of the great temples that still stand from 4000 years ago. Many museums all over Egypt contain a lot of rare artifacts, ancient treasures, and mummified bodies for ancient Egyptian Kings.
Major tourist destinations include the millennia-old monuments in the Nile Valley. Principal among them are the Pyramids 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, in addition to Hurghada City on the Red Sea coast and the Famous El Gouna Resort 25 km Hurghada.