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mention the kinds of tourism in Egypt?

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Country: Egypt

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1- Cultural Tourism
2- Therapeutic/ Medical Tourism
3- Sports tourism
4- Safari Tourism
5- Recreational and Beach Tourism
6- Conference and Exhibition Tourism
7- Religious Tourism
8- Modern Tourism
9- Historical Tourism
hi fair,

People visit Egypt for various tourism reasons. The following are just brief description of each.

1- Cultural Tourism
From the four corners of world travelers, Archaeologists, writers and scholars go to Egypt and wonder around its splendors and learn first hand about Ancient Egypt, its monument and its various museums.

2- Therapeutic/ Medical Tourism
Egypt possesses one of the richest source of therapeutic environment that attract people from around the world to enjoy its natural mineral water and sulphuric springs that cure numerous bone, kidney skin and stomach diseases.

3- Sports tourism
There are various sporting clubs in Egypt such as golf, equestrian, diving, marina, fishing and rowing. In the beautiful Gezira (small island between the two branches of the river Nile) there are equestrian club, the golf club and the shooting club. Also, around the red sea coast Hurghada, Ras Mohammed and Naweiba. There are famous diving activities attracts people who are interested in such sports.

4- Safari Tourism
In the beautiful area of St. Catherine, Mont. Moses in Sinai, Al Dakhlah and AI kharga oases where tourists watch the different animals and migrating birds. Safari trips to Sharm El Sheikh are organized by tour agents who provide tents and other equipment necessary for a simple life in the desert.

5- Recreational and Beach Tourism
Egypt has a unique location. It is surrounded by the red sea from the East and the Mediterranean sea from the North. the famous river Nile runs from its south borders all the way to the north. The red sea coast is a splendid gift from god. Its clear waters, rare fish and mountain chain that runs along the coast and is separated from the sea by a plain that is most suitable for camping sites. Gulf of Aqaba coast has many facilities for water sports such as diving.
Along the north coast of the Mediterranean sea Egypt has a moderate climate white sand beaches. There are places of interests such as Al Alamain that was a theater of military operations during world war II and has famous cemetery of victims of the war. Also, there are tourist villages along the coast such as Maregeya, Marina Al ahlam, Marbella and Sondos.
Alexandria the mermaid of the Mediterranean is characterized by natural bay with golden sand beaches clear waters and skies. Among its famous beaches are Al montaza, Al Ma’amourah, Abo Qir, and Al Agamy and Sidi kreeer in the west

6- Conference and Exhibition Tourism
Egypt is unique among Middle East countries with this type of tourism. Conferences have become an important source of revenue. A visiting business man spends averge of $240 per day. A Cairo international conferees center (CICC) was established equipped with most up to date Audi-visual and simultaneous interpretation equipment the last famous international conference was the international conference of peace makers

7- Religious Tourism
followers of Judaism Christianity an Islam have famous places to visit such as Temples, Churches and mosques in Egypt.

8- Modern Tourism
There are modern landmarks in Egypt each of them has a function and contributes to the Egyptian economy, more than being a modern memorial to be visited such as:

The high dam in Aswan, Cairo tower, the sound and light shows at the pyramids and sphinx and in luxor, the opera house in Cairo, the under ground metro linking down town Cairo to its suburbs and the pharaonic village which is a model of all aspects and activities of the ancient Egyptian life.

9- Historical Tourism
Egypt is an open museum. The pharaohs left abundance of memorials and monuments in that museum. Also, Greeks, Romans, Persians, Turks, Arabs, French and British they have passed through this land. They left Egypt with a unique combination that no other country can match.There are hundreds of sites in Egypt to be visited the followings are famous and just examples:

The Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, the step Pyramid of Saqqara, the temple of Karnak,Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens, Alexandria and its monuments such as Al Sawari column, Qaitbay Citadel, Al Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egyptian museum, Coptic museum, Islamic museum.

so i hope you can find the type of tourism you need and come viait egypt soon if you want anything else just ask ok and i can also arrange a great program for you if you want just contact me have a nice weekend fair daffodil.

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