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Facts about Egypt

The pyramids of Giza is the 1st ancient world wonder of the world

Most Egyptians speak Arabic. And 90% of the population is Muslim.

The capital city is Cairo

A New Administrative Capital is being built since 2015. 75km from Cairo

Egypt is believed to be the oldest nation on Earth

Toothpaste was invented in Egypt in, around 3000BC

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Day trip to Abu Simbel with kids

Day trip to Abu Simbel with kids

Although it will take you some time to get to Abu Simbel. It's a definite must-see when your road tripping through Egypt with kids. It's a beautiful and well preserved temple complex. And the temple of Ramses II is the largest one built in ancient Nubia. You won't regret taking the fam on a day trip to Abu Simbel!

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10 things to do in Aswan with kids

10 things to do in Aswan with kids

Aswan is known for its interesting mix of Egyptian and Nubian cultures and laidback atmosphere. When on a family road trip through Egypt with kids, this city should definitely be part of your itinerary. There are lots of fun things to do in Aswan with kids, like exploring temples, soak up some Nubian culture and you can also start your Nile river cruise to Luxor here.

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10 things to do in Luxor with kids

10 things to do in Luxor with kids

In Luxor, you and your kids get to explore beautifully decorated temples with columns so big and high, it'll make you feel like an ant. There's so much to see an do here that children will love, like exploring Karnak temple and the Valley of the Kings or a hot air balloon ride excursion over the city.

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Nile Cruise with kids

Nile Cruise with kids

Going on an Upper Egypt Nile Cruise as a family is an unforgettable experience! It's also easier and cheaper than visiting all the temples on your own, booking separate stays. On top of that you'll get to enjoy the lush green shores and take a breather from the chaos of Egyptian cities.

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10 things to do in Cairo with kids

10 things to do in Cairo with kids

There are so many interesting and fun things to do in Cairo with kids that it's almost an insult to just name 10. See this list as a starting point for your family trip to Cairo. Of course you have to visit the pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum and the most famous bazaar in the world. But don't forget to wander around old and downtown Cairo, Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo.

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Ultimate Road Trip Guide: Egypt

Ultimate Road Trip Guide: Egypt

Egypt is a country high on many families bucket list as its a cradle of civilization, filled with ancient wonders. Egypt is a destination you'll never forget, leaving you wanting more! That's why I've written this ultimate family road trip guide: Egypt.

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Background info

Egypt is home to the first ancient world wonder of the world: the pyramids of Giza! But there’s so much more to explore and ancient history is found around every corner.

Check out temples like Abu Simbel, Karnak, Luxor and Philae. And visit tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Queens. Learn about Egyptian history in Cairo’s Grand Egyptian Museum.

And don’t skip gorgeous beaches and coral reefs at the Red Sea. Or a Nile river cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

Egypt is the ideal family travel destination in the Middle East on the continent of Africa. A bucket list destination that is on wish lists of many adults and children.

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