Egypt was home to one of the oldest civilizations in world history. Founded on the fertile lands of the Nile River, this civilization has made great progress in many fields such as art, science, architecture, agriculture and religion for thousands of years.

Throughout its history dating back to the 4th millennium BC, Egypt has hosted many different kingdoms, dynasties and empires. First, around 3100 BC, Egypt became a unified kingdom with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt, the two regions in the Nile Valley. The Old Kingdom period, when the first kings ruled, took place between 2686 and 2181 BC. During this period, iconic structures such as the pyramids and sphinxes were built, and Egyptian art and writing flourished.

The Middle Kingdom period, which took place between 2040 and 1640 BC, is characterized by increased trade and reunification. During this period, Egypt began to expand and annexed as far as the Levant and the eastern coast of Africa.

The New Kingdom period, which took place between 1550 and 1069 BC, is one of the most powerful periods in Egypt. During this period, famous pharaohs such as Ramses II ruled and major construction projects were carried out. Also, many famous structures such as Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple and Hatshepsut's Temple were also built during this period.

In 332 BC, Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, captured Egypt and started the Hellenistic period, which lasted until 30 BC. Egypt later became part of the Roman Empire and came under Arab rule with the spread of Islam in the 7th century AD. Afterwards, Egypt became part of the Ottoman Empire and gained its independence as a modern nation in the early 20th century.

Egypt has hosted many different civilizations throughout its history. The fertile lands of the Nile River have made great progress in many fields such as art, science, architecture and religion.

In addition, Egypt has witnessed many important events throughout its history. One of them was the discovery of the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. This discovery accelerated research on Egypt's heritage and ancient ruins.

Egypt is also known for the Great Pyramids, one of the most famous works in world history, built around 2500 BC. The pyramids show the power and wealth of Egypt in ancient times. These structures still arouse worldwide admiration even today.

There have been many different periods throughout Egypt's history, and each period reflects different aspects of civilization. Therefore, the history of Egypt is one of the richest and most interesting stories in the history of the world.

Places to Visit in Egypt

Egypt is home to the Egyptian civilization, one of the oldest civilizations in world history. Therefore, the country has many historical and cultural places to visit. Places to visit in Egypt include:

  1. Great Pyramids: Located in Giza, Egypt, the Great Pyramids are one of Egypt's most iconic structures.

  2. Karnak Temple: Located on the east bank of the Nile River, Karnak Temple is one of the largest temples in Egyptian history.

  3. Temple of Luxor: Located on the west bank of the Nile River, the Temple of Luxor is one of the largest temples in Egypt.

  4. Abu Simbel Temple: Located south of the Nile River, Abu Simbel Temple was built by Ramses II and is one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt.

  5. Egyptian Museum: Located in Cairo, the Egyptian Museum is one of the largest museums in the country and offers a wealth of information about Egyptian history and culture.

  6. Siwa Valley: Siwa Valley, located in the west of Egypt, is famous for its natural beauties and historical sites.

  7. Black Desert: The Black Desert is a desert located in western Egypt and is an ideal place for those who want to go on a desert safari.

  8. Hurghada: Located on the coast of the Red Sea, Hurghada is one of Egypt's most popular tourist destinations and an ideal place for diving.

  9. Sharm El-Sheikh: Located south of the Red Sea, Sharm El-Sheikh is one of Egypt's most famous tourist destinations and is known for its beautiful beaches, diving and water sports opportunities.

  10. Bahariye Plain: The Bahariye Plain in the west of Egypt is famous for its magnificent natural landscapes and archaeological sites and is an ideal place especially for those who want to do trekking.

5-Day Egypt Tour

As DYG Tur, we have prepared a 5-day itinerary for travelers who want to explore the historical and natural beauties of Egypt. Our program is as follows:

  • Arrival in Cairo and accommodation in hotel
  • Opportunity to visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo in the afternoon
  • Sample Egyptian cuisine at a local restaurant for dinner
  • Opportunity to visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx in the early hours.
  • Ardından Nil Nehri’nde tekne turu
  • Öğleden sonra Luxor’a uçuş ve otele yerleşme
  • Luxor Tapınağı’na ziyaret
  • Sabah erken saatlerde Abu Simbel Tapınağı’na ziyaret ve muhteşem güneş doğuşu manzarasının keyfini çıkarma
  • Öğleden sonra Luxor’dan Kahire’ye uçuş
  • Kahire’de serbest zaman ve akşam yemeği için önerilerimiz
  • Geceleme otelde
  • Sabah erken saatlerde Luxor’da sıcak hava balonu turu
  • Ardından Karnak Tapınağı’nı ziyaret etme fırsatı
  • Öğleden sonra özel bir araçla Hurghada’ya transfer ve otele yerleşme
  • Akşam yemeği için deniz ürünleri konusunda uzmanlaşmış bir restoranda yemek
  • Sabah erken saatlerde Hurghada Havalimanı’na özel bir araçla transfer
  • Check-in işlemleri ve pasaport kontrolü
  • Türkiye’ye dönüş uçuşu için boarding işlemleri
  • Havalimanında son alışverişler için serbest zaman

Bu programda da yer alan gezilecek yerlerin sıralaması, zamanlaması ve içeriği, mevsim ve müsaitlik durumlarına göre değişiklik gösterebilir. DYG Tur olarak, Mısır’ın tarihi ve doğal güzelliklerini keşfetmek isteyen herkes için unutulmaz bir seyahat deneyimi sunmaya hazırız.