The birthplace of civilization, Egypt is filled with magic and has a fascinating 5,000-year-old past with phenomenal ancient discoveries still being uncovered today. It has almost a mythical quality, so deeply ingrained in our perceptions of culture and history. Its Great Pyramid is the only surviving one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, standing testament to the nation’s timelessness.
The Nile Valley is home to more than 90 percent of the population and it’s here that a mighty kingdom thrived for over 3,000 years. Nothing can truly prepare you for the scale, beauty, and magnificence of places like the incredible tomb complexes at the Valley of the Kings. The hot, dry climate helped to preserve many of the ancient temples, tombs, and pyramids, providing a big draw for travelers who often list Egypt among their top bucket list destinations.