Beyond the Pyramids: Unveiling Egypt’s Magic for the Modern Explorer 

beyond the pyramids unveiling egypt's magic for the modern explorer 

Remember the iconic Shahrukh and Kajol song “Suraj Hua Madham”? Now imagine the same sun dips below the Giza plateau casting an orange glow on the ancient pyramids you watched in that song. It’s a scene straight out of a history book or your dream, a must-see on any Egyptian adventure. But what if we told you there’s a whole other side to Egypt, waiting to be discovered? 

This vibrant land holds treasures beyond the iconic pyramids, offering experiences that will leave you breathless, inspired, and maybe even a little sunburnt . We’re talking ancient temples bathed in moonlight, bustling bazaars overflowing with spices and crystal clear Red Sea waters loathing with life. 

Here are top 7 places to keep in your itinerary while visiting Egypt 

  • Luxor: Nicknamed the “City of Temples,” Luxor is a paradise for history buffs. Explore the sprawling Karnak Temple complex, dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun. Stand in awe before the majestic Luxor Temple, once a pharaoh’s coronation site. Don’t miss the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs, where Tutankhamun’s tomb was unearthed.
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  • Aswan A Timeless Melody on the Nile. Slow down and soak in the timeless atmosphere of Aswan. Sail the majestic Nile River on a traditional felucca boat passing by ancient temples like Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis
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  • Abu Simbel: A place where History Meets Grandeur and witness the architectural marvel of Abu Simbel – two massive temples carved into a mountainside by Ramses II. Be awestruck by the sheer scale and intricate details of these temples dedicated to the pharaoh and the goddess Hathor.
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  • Alexandria: A Fusion of Cultures: Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria boasts a rich Greco-Roman heritage. Explore the fascinating underground necropolis, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. Delve into the treasures of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern revival of the ancient library.
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  • Siwa Oasis : Seek serenity in the Siwa Oasis. Relax in natural hot springs, explore the ancient ruins of the Oracle of Amun and immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Siwan people.
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  • The Red Sea Riviera: Craving a break from history? The Red Sea offers its turquoise waters and vibrant coral reefs. Popular resorts offer world-class diving, snorkeling and relaxation on pristine beaches.
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  • The White Desert: Set on a 4×4 adventure into the White Desert with a surreal landscape sculpted by wind and time. Witness the mesmerizing “Mushroom Rocks” formations and stargaze under a blanket of stars in the vast desert sky.
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This is just a taste of the magic that awaits you in Egypt. Beyond the iconic pyramids lies a captivating journey through a timeless land, steeped in history, culture, and breathtaking beauty. So when are you packing your bags and getting ready to be enchanted?



Raven Ruma is a professional journalist with a keen eye on domestic and foreign situations. His favorite pastime is to keep the public informed about the current situation through his pen and he is fulfilling this responsibility through the platform of Arab News.

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