Egypt tours- A Way of Discovering Ancient Egypt

Pyramids are the first things that come to our mind when we think of the amazing country called Egypt. There are very few people who could look beyond pyramids and delve into the true offerings of the country. Pyramids are the primary attractions of Egypt and no one can deny that. However,    when you are done visiting pyramids you will still have a great deal to see. In fact, there are so many options that a single tour may never be enough. Visiting the country is all about discovering the ancient Egypt.

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Many people do not know that Egypt is also a paradise for the shoppers. In fact, those who have already been to Egypt usually put shopping as one of the main to do items in their list. You can get a good insight into the ancient culture while shopping on the streets of Khan al-Khalil. Items that are influenced by the ancient cultures and civilization from the time of Pharaohs can be bought as the souvenirs. You can also buy the items of decor for your home. It is very likely that you will choose a tour package while visiting Egypt. Pick the package that offers you ample time to do the shopping. You can go for the Egypt tours by Ask Aladdin as they offer customized packages to meet every individual need.

If you are planning to dig deeper into the world of the ancient Egypt, there is a lot more to explore. For instance, there is the City of the Dead which gives you the glimpse of the lifestyles of some of the rulers and civilians during their rules. Choose a package that includes the visit to this city. You can go for the customized package for the Egypt tours by Ask Aladdin. The customized packages ensure that you visit every place you want to see. In the City of the Dead you will find the complexes that commemorate the emperors of Mamluk and also their emirs. You will also find many great khanqahs here. This places houses Sultan Barsbey’s Khanqah and also the Khanqah of Barquq.

 

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The city of Cairo, and especially Old Cairo, also lets you peek into the ancient times of Egypt through its amazing monuments and architectures. Coptic Museum is one of the places where you can see a lot of ancient artefacts and weapons. Then there is the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities which also is home to a number of items from the past. If you are planning to catch the true sight of the ancient Egypt, make sure you come here with all the spare time in the world.

Of course, since you are on the ancient tour of Egypt you will also visit the majestic pyramids this land is most famous for. The truth is that the tour of Egypt is not complete until you have watched the pyramids. You can make your experience even more memorable with the horse ride while visiting the pyramids. Almost whole of Egypt is the reflection of its ancient times. Make sure you have a lot of time when you visit Egypt.

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Egyptian Pyramids: The great structures of this world civilization.

For the longest time in the history of Earth, pyramids remained as the tallest and grandest structure of the planet. Although they were built thousands of years ago, even today they continue to attract visitors from all over the world. There are people who wouldn’t mind travelling to Egypt from the opposite corner of the world just to be able to catch a glimpse of these pyramids from their naked eyes. Standing before these masterpieces of architecture sends the pulses of awe through our nerves. When you look at the pyramids in the images and pictures, they don’t seem to be that awe-inspiring and mesmerizing. But when you are actually there with the sand under your feet and the pyramids rising hundreds of feet above you, you know that there is nothing in this world that can ever match it. What overwhelms you even more is the fact that they were built in the ancient times when the modern tools and equipment were not available.

 

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These incredible ancient structures are the reminder to the people of the modern world of the power and might the Pharaohs emperors carried as they could erect such a thing. These mighty monuments are now home to the vestiges of the old culture of Pharaohs and also have some of the things used by the royal families of that time. In the olden times, Egyptians from the ancient world used to believe that even when the human dies in flesh its soul continues to live. Also, they believed that the things the human used while in flesh are the things that will be used by soul as well. This is the reason why they believed in preserving the body as well as the belongings of the royal members. It is a known fact that mummified bodies have been recovered from inside the pyramids. The pyramids also housed clothes, jewelleries, and many other valuable and rare items. It is extremely surprising how the bodies managed to survived even when they were kept in the middle of the desert for many centuries. If you are already overwhelmed, it is time to travel to Egypt. You can buy the best package for Egypt pyramids by Ask Aladdin.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the most popular pyramid of Egypt. This pyramid was built during the rule of King Khufu. It is indeed the tallest and the grandest pyramid among all. This is the pyramid which has been included in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. You should definitely go for a package for Egypt Pyramids by Ask Aladdin and see this incredible pyramid.

This pyramid is over 450 meters in height. Therefore, it dwarfs all other surrounding structures. Millions of limestone blocks were used to create this awesome monument.  This pyramid is so huge that you cannot see it completely from a close distance. Therefore, see it from a little far and you will be even more spellbound. If you want to have an experience of the lifetime, you must definitely visit Egypt once in your life.