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Best Places To Visit In Egypt In 2023

If you’re planning for a unique trip to the other side of the world in 2023, this blog is tailored for you. Egypt is in the top list of the best countries to visit in 2023, so here you are 10 of the best places to discover in Egypt in 2023:

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1. Pyramids of Giza

Pyramids of Giza is the most famous site in Egypt now, you can’t miss discovering one of the old Seven Wonders of the world. The 3 pyramids, Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure are very interesting buildings that were built to be ancient tombs for the 3 pharaohs, now these tombs dazzled the world with its incredible construction in a time with no technology or advanced tools. Khufu, the great Pyramid, was built 138 meters high, and it’s now open for everyone to visit it from inside to live the pharaohs’ experience inside the pyramid. 

In the same site, you will witness another huge statue called Sphinx, which was built in a human’s head and lion’s body to guard the pyramids.  Don’t ever miss discovering such a jewel in Egypt. 

2. Valley of the Kings

You can find the Valley of the Kings located in East bank of Luxor city. Luxor city is the richest city with lots of ancient antiques as it was the host for most of the temples in Ancient Egypt. The most famous site in Luxor is the Valley of the Kings which hosts many tombs for ancient pharaohs like the tombs for Tutankhamun, Amenhote, and more than 63 tombs for different kings, but there is only small number of tombs that’s open for the visit from inside.
This is one of the famous places in Egypt where you can get very close to the pharaohs’ after life concept.

3. Aswan

Aswan, the city of gold, is a piece of heaven on the Egyptian land. You will enjoy its breathtaking views of the perfect mix between the desert dunes and the Nile river. If you’re looking for a relaxing experience, Aswan will be your perfect destination.

You will find there, the Elephantine Islands where you can enjoy a relaxing weakened, and the colorful Nubian villages will double the fun on this island.

4. Citadel of Saladin

In a high point in Cairo, you can see the famous Citadel of Saladin, The ruler Saladin built this citadel to protect Egypt from any threats. You will enjoy visiting it from inside to discover the amazing construction and the decorations, this is plus the amazing mosques and museums inside the citadel. Make sure to explore every part of this citadel.

5. Egyptian Museum

If you want to know more about the Ancient Egypt history and to see it up close, you have to visit the Egyptian museum. This is one of the largest museum in the whole world that contains the biggest collection of ancient antiquities, you will enjoy knowing everything about the famous excavation from the tombs, temples, and ancient sites that were discovered.

The museum building itself is very old and become an antique on its own. You can miss such a great experience.

6. National Museum of civilization (NMEC)

National Museum of civilization is a special museum that have witnessed a fascinating opening ceremony that dazzled the whole world.

This museum hosts all lots of amazing pieces that presents the history of Egypt along the year and the masterpieces of each era. You can also enjoy visiting there, the royal mummies’ room where you can see all the ancient Egyptian kings and queens face to face and learn lots of secrets and facts about each one of them. This will be an unforgettable trip.

7. Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)

Grand Egyptian museum is the log awaited opening for years, in the opening ceremony of the GEM, the largest museum in the whole world will open its doors for everyone in Egypt.

This museum is the first of its kind, that needed unique design, that’s why they chose its design in an international competition. You can enjoy discovering the treasure of Tutankhamen plus lots of valuable gems from the ancient Egyptian history. The unique thing about the museum is that it’s very close to the pyramid, which will make your experience there more exciting.

Now this museum is almost done and open for the whole world very soon in a fascinating ceremony, so stay tuned.

8. Siwa Oasis

Siwa Oasis is a unique part of Egypt that stands on its own, they have their unique customs and language which is the Siwi, a Berber dialect

Despite the nature beauty of this place, you can also find an ancient temple called the Oracle of Amun temple which was built between in the 6th or the 7th century B.C.

You will have a great experience in Siwa with its freshwater springs, the acres of palm groves, and exploring its ancient mud-built fortresses and the remaining parts from the Siwa’s Greco-Roman past. The city is also famous for the bubbling springs, and the most famous spring there is the Cleopatra’s Bath. Relaxing is the middle name of the amazing city of Siwa, make sure to visit it once in your life.

9. Karnak Temple

Luxor city hots one of the greatest temples of all time, which is the Karnak Temple. This temple complex includes three famous and important temples from Ancient Egypt like, Khons Temple, the Great Temple of Amun and the Festival Temple of Tuthmosis III.

The Karnak Temple complex is an open air site that will need more than 3 hours to be able to explore the whole site and get the best out of this visit.

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    10. Sharm el-Sheikh

    If you’re looking to spend fun and entertaining time, Sharm el Sheikh is the best place to do so. This amazing resort is located in Sinai and hosts the best beaches and shores in the whole world.

    In this city you will be able to enjoy all the beach activities in its warm and clear water like snorkeling, diving, and much more, as it has the best scuba diving spots in the world. One of the famous sites of Sharm el Sheikh is the Ras Mohammed National Park, where you will get dazzled with the beauty of the colorful marine life.

    In addition to the beach fun life, you will also get the chance to have some adventure at the desert to live a Bedouin night and climb the Sinai Mount.

    All this will not get completed without enjoying the nightlife in Sharm el Sheikh, where you will find all the entertaining activities available for you all night. Sharm el Sheikh is the place that made all your dreams come true, wherever your preferences are, you will definitely find it in Sharm el Sheikh.

    Egypt is full of dazzling places to visit in 2023, and we presented to you only 10 of the best places there. Make sure to get deeply in this wonderful country and pass by all these amazing sites and much more. Enjoy your adventure at the pharaohs’ land to the max.