It will be forever associated with pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the Valley of the Kings, but Egypt’s allure goes way beyond the archaeological mysteries still being uncovered from beneath its sands. The Gospel of Matthew describes the flight of the Holy Family from Palestine into Egypt. This saw Joseph, his wife Mary and her infant son Jesus escape King Herod’s Massacre of the Innocents which was typical of Herod’s extreme behaviour recorded independently by the Jewish historian Josephus.
Capital Cairo is adventure in itself — a frenetic city in whose dusty streets history is still being written, even as it prepares to open one of the most hotly anticipated museums of the century. Making its final push towards the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile River runs through the heart of Egypt, as captivating to the pharaohs as it is to modern-day travellers cruising in luxury past palm tree-clad shorelines filled with ancient wonders. A country of myths and mysteries that beckons with her wondrous sights and alluring mystique. Awe-inspiring pyramids…Golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures…The mighty Nile River and Valley from where ancient civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago.Contact us