Best Places to Visit in Egypt 2022

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt 2022
The Best Places to Visit in Egypt 2022

It is no secret that Egypt is rich in history and culture. Therefore, it can be hard to know where to start with many places to visit. However, the first stop should be Cairo, the capital of Egypt. Home to some of the most famous historical sites in the world, Cairo is a must-see for any visitor to Egypt.

Egypt is the site of one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Dating back to 5500 BC, the country was once ruled by the mystical pharaohs. It’s quickly becoming a popular tourist destination. Here are some of the best places to visit in Egypt 2022.

 

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt 2022

 

10. Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh

Are you looking for a great beach vacation? Of course, the warm water of the Red Sea is ideal for swimming, and there are miles of beautiful beaches in Sharm El Sheikh to work on your tan, but if you’re a diver, look no further.

We’re talking massive schools of fish and a plethora of fantastic dive sites. Sure, it’s easier to get here if you live in Europe, but it’s also worth the trip if you live elsewhere. (Editor’s note: Our list was compiled before Egypt’s political unrest prompted many countries to issue travel advisories.)

 

9. Hurghada

Hurghada
Hurghada

Hurghada has become a popular tourist destination on Egypt’s Red Sea coast due to its stunning coral reefs and turquoise waters, ideal for windsurfing. Hurghada, which is close to the stunning Giftun Islands and the Eastern Arabian Desert,

It has seen massive development in the last decadeā€”and yes, it does seem overrun with tourists at times. However, it’s a relatively easy beach escape for Europeans, and some of the world’s best diving and snorkelling spots are just offshore. In addition, El Dahar’s old quarter can be explored on foot or by taxi.

 

8. Cairo

Cairo
Cairo

Cairo is an ancient city that also happens to be a modern metropolis. It’s of the largest cities in the Middle East, as evidenced by its traffic and noise problems. But, if you’re not looking for solitude,

Cairo, the City of a Thousand Minarets, is a fantastic place to learn about Egyptian history and culture. (Editor’s note: Our list was compiled before Egypt’s political unrest prompted many countries to issue travel advisories.) If you’re thinking about visiting Egypt.

 

7. Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam is quickly becoming a premium tourist destination, particularly for scuba divers, thanks to an international airport in 2001. The waters around here are teeming with marine life and have some of the best dive sites in the world. Landlubbers should not miss Khanais’ Emerald Mines and the Temple of Seti I.

 

6. Dahab

Dahab
Dahab

This former Bedouin fishing village is now a popular tourist destination, particularly for serious windsurfers, who will find some of the world’s best conditions off Dahab’s beaches. Long known as a laid-back,

backpacker-friendly town, Dahab is becoming more developed while maintaining a laid-back vibe. Finally, Dahab is home to the world’s most dangerous dive site, the Blue Hole. Only experienced technical divers should attempt to pass through “The Arch” here; stay close to the surface if you’re a beginner.

 

6. Alexandria

Alexandria
Alexandria

The Pearl of the Mediterranean has a vibe more in line with its northern neighbours than the Middle East. The city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE and is home to the Pharos lighthouse,

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, as well as Anthony and Cleopatra’s tempestuous romance. Alexandria today provides fascinating insights into its proud Greek past, as well as interesting mosques, the Corniche casino strip, some lovely gardens, and both modern and traditional hotels.

 

5. Soma Bay

Soma Bay
Soma Bay

Soma Bay is a coastal resort on the Red Sea in Egypt, 45 km south of Hurghada International Airport. The self-contained community of Soma Bay is located on a peninsula surrounded by the sea.

 

4. Luxor

Luxor
Luxor

Las Vegas’ Luxor: the actual CITY of Luxor, Egypt: marshmallow fluff: fois-gras (We’re sure you already knew that.) We simply enjoy analogies.) Sure, the hotel/casino in Vegas may have a light beam visible from space, but we bet a hot-air balloon ride over the Valley of Kings will be far more illuminating.

 

1. Ain Sukhna

Ain Sukhna
Ain Sukhna

Al-‘Ain al-Sokhna is a town in the Suez Governorate, lying on the western shore of the Red Sea’s Gulf of Suez. It is situated 55 kilometres south of Suez and approximately 120 kilometres east of Cairo.

 

The Best Places to Visit in Egypt 2022

8. Hurghada
7. Sharm El Sheikh
6. Cairo
5. Marsa Alam
4. Alexandria
3. Soma Bay
2. Luxor
1. Ain Sukhna