When travelling abroad, there are always ‘essentials’ or ‘need to know’ snippets of information that are required by you in order to make the most of your holiday. Here in Egypt, Memphis Tours aims to give you all of the required information offering maps of Egypt for locations, travel requirements, clothing, specialised tours relating to yearly celebrations and religious festivals and more. In this section you will find the answer to all of your questions.
The Red Sea Coast and the Sinai Peninsula have an extraordinary abundance of ‘things to do’ to suit all tastes and ages. Besides the extremely popular resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada, there is a huge variety of activities ranging from diving and snorkeling in the beautiful Red Sea, to boat activities, desert safaris and more. Day trips to nearby ancient St Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Moses along with further afield trips to Luxor and cairo are also available.
As with all countries that have vast deserts and plains, you will always find an array of lush Oases, and Egypt is no exception. Ranging from area such as Fayoum with its Lake Qaroun, Pyramids and Oasis, to Bahariya Oasis with the White and Black Deserts, Farafra Oasis, Dakhla Oasis, Kharga Oasis, historical Siwa Oasis and more. This section also provides you with practical information when travelling through these regions including the Valley of El Heiz Western Desert in Egypt and more.
Golfing Holidays have become increasingly popular over the last decade or so. Egypt has an extensive range of exclusive Golf Ranges throughout Egypt and easily bookable before arrival. From Cairo, to Luxor, Alexandria, the Red Sea Resorts and even stretching as far as the Sinai, all with superb facilities and hire of equipments should it be required.
Egypt always was and always will be one of the world’s best diving spots due to the Red Sea with its incredible colourful coral reefs, and unusual sealife and creatures. Besides this, there are several excellent locations for wreck diving and hidden ancient underwater cities and monuments as in Greco- roman Alexandria. With the very best diving instructors and diving schools worldwide, Egypt is a haven for those avid divers and beginners alike
Fayoum is another one of Egypt’s ‘hidden gems’. A lovely city with a history often forgotten, hosting 2 Pyramids, the beautiful Lake Qaroun with an abundance of wildlife, waterfalls, an Oasis and pottery houses to discover the ancient pottery still made from many centuries ago.
Known as the world’s largest ‘Open Air Museum’ for its sheer number of ancient sites and attractions within a small city, Luxor (which was the old Capital known as Thebes) has an extensive array of treasures ranging from the famous Valley of the Kings, where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun, hundreds of other Tombs, Karnak and Luxor Temples, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Ramses Temple. Besides all of this are 2 Museums, balloon rides, Luxor city and Market and much more to explore
Often sitting in the shadow of Luxor due to it’s famous sites, Aswan is unique in it’s own right having the wonderful Nubian culture of colour and history, along with contemporary modern structures such as the Aswan high Dam which mixes with the old Pharaonic history such as Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk and more. Nubian villages light up the West Bank of Aswan with their colourful houses, whilst the City of Aswan has its delightful market with the sweet smell of incense and herbs.