Cairo Regional Info
Cairo the Capital of Egypt, the well known country with it's historical civilization since the Pharoanic Era, the country which presented on all Holy Books in the Jewish, Christian & Islamic Religions.
Egypt is bounded to the north Mediterranean sea, to the south by the deserts of Sudan and Lybia, and to the east by the Red Sea. The great Nile River divides the country in to two, while the Suez Canal provides a third section with the Sinai Peninsula.
Beyond the highly cultivated Nile Valley and its delta, a lush green fertile strip of land that holds more than 90% of Egypt's 80 million population, the landscape is mainly desert, with only a few Oasis flourishing in the west narrow strips, such as Alexandria, are inhabited on the Mediterranean coast and also on the Red Sea.
The Coast, south of Suez with fine beaches and the teeming coral reefs attract many divers and watersports enthusiasts, Here you will find some of the best scuba-diving in the world and the cleanest beaches too, the spectacular Aswan Dam, which controls the annual floods that affect the country, also provides electricity to the major cities.
Egypt is packed Solid with ancient history, so it's impossible to do it all. But the major attractions in this country of one million square meters are Cairo, Alexandria and Northen Coast, Nile Cruises, Luxor, Abu Simbel, Aswan and the pharoanic treasures, the Sinai Peninsula, and the fabulous Red Sea coastline including the resort centre of Sharm El Sheikh.
With a civilization dated back thousands of years, Egypt today is one of the most developed countries in the whole of the region. Transportation and Infrastructure are modern, hotels and accommodation feature worldwide names such as Fourseasons, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton..etc, and the amenities are some of the finest to be found anywhere in the world.
The Country is a photographer's paradise, with unforgettable scenes to be captured on a film. The Masjesty of the monuments, the bustle of the bazars or the peaceful scenery of the Nile river, will catch the imagination of the moment.
Travellers to the country will encounter people who are warm and friendly. This is a safe country and one which places great emphasis on politeness, trust and family values.
Egypt's combination of beach resorts and ancient heritage makes it one of the most exciting destinations within easy reach of Europe and the rest of the middle east