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Family Vacation Hacks that Every parents Needs to Know

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Family vacations are definitely perfect for thrilling adventures and dangerous family bonding. These trips are also perfect for tantrums, and younger moms and dads go on bananas. But we make memories here, and we can all use some family entertainment. So carry the bag and let's go because this success will ensure you spend happy travelers during your vacation

Ahlan Wa Shalan to Egypt. That means welcome to Egypt. Indeed, Egypt welcomes you and your family whole heartedly to spend the most memorable family vacation of your life. If you are planning a vacation, the land of pharaohs is an ultimate destination. Set across the ever-young Nile and waving the flag of majesty Egypt stands proudly as the most celebrated places in the world. Statistically, more than 75 percent of the world travelers do not even dare to keep Egypt out of their traveling list. Read on to the article, to check out, how you can spice up your Egypt Vacation.

Now, initially you need to know which time will be perfect to visit Egypt. Though Egypt draws the maximum number of tourists during the year ending months of December and January, yet you can plan an Egypt vacation anytime between October to April. During these months, the weather will greet you amazingly well.

The world knows Egypt for the great sphynx, and the hero of your Egypt tour should undoubtedly be the pyramids of Giza. But there are a couple of other things which should also be in your bucket list.

Things Check out with your family

The Egyptian civilization owes its breath to its lifeline- the Nile. So, when in Egypt you must visit the Nile and being awestruck by its beauty is no wonders. Egypt was blessed by nature and your tour must also consist of appreciating the natural beauty of Egypt, so do not miss the white desert. Sink in the natural beauty that is cradle to this ancient civilization. Enjoying the sunset turning the sand blood red is a whole new level of ecstasy.

If your kid is getting bored with such calmness of the nature, you can definitely go for camel riding. The bumpy rides across the desert are going to be loads of fun.

  • Camel ride is one of the most famous adventure activities in Egypt with your family that is too good to be missed.

  • Egypt is also the residence of few of the world’s most pristine beaches namely south Sinai Peninsula beaches. You can spend some quality time with your family at these beaches which can help your family bond to grow stronger

  • Dive the Red Sea one of the world’s best coral reefs in the Red Sea. Book a family-friendly charter boat

  • Fagnoon Art Center

  • Dream Park: Getting bored with the Ancient pyramids and desert, try Cairo’s amusement park, Dream Park. Roller coasters, ferries wheels, arcade games and much more.

Few Activities for children

Here are a few activities which you can include in your tour plan to gift your kids an unforgettable Egypt vacation:

  1. Visit the Cairo amusement park called Dream Park. It is a great fun for kids

  2. If your kid loves marine ambience, you can go for an undersea dive. It will be phenomenal for you and your kids

  3. Go see the Great Pyramids of Giza and the new Grand Egyptian Museum. The pyramids and mummies are going to leave your kids astonished

Unusual Attractions in Egypt

  • The Lost City of Heracleion: In depths of the ocean in Egypt you will find an ancient city.

  • Nilometer: An ancient Egyptian instrument used to measure the water level of the Nile

  • The Temple of Abu Simbel

  • Colossi of Memnon: Beautiful Egyptian statues have lasted for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.

  • End of the World Cinema: An abandoned outdoor movie theater in the Sinai desert.

  • The Tomb of Nefertari

Historical Sites

If you and your kids are a history fan or you want to go with your family on a journey through time. Here are just a few of majestic historical sites that you do not want to miss…

  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx: Egypt boasts the great Giza Pyramid, one among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World along with Sphinx, mythological creature with a lion’s body and a head of human and significant image in Egyptian and Greek art and legend.

  • Luxor Temple: a huge Ancient Egyptian temple complex situated on the east bank of the river Nile. Try to visit early before the crowds arrive or when the Luxor temple opens, or later at sunset when the stones glow.

  • Karnak Temple: It is a city of temples built over 2,000 years and dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. Throughout the Ancient Egyptian yearly Festival of Opet, the statues of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu were marched out of Karnak, down this avenue to Luxor Temple.

  • Valley of the Kings: The Valley of the Kings refers to the sloping cliffs above the western floodplain, where the bodies of the pharaohs were laid to rest in tombs cut deep into the rock.

  • The Hanging Church: Its unusual moniker comes from the fact that it’s built on top of the gates of an old Roman fortress. The Hanging Church is a exclusive church with a wooden roof in the shape of Noah’s ark.

  • Temple of Hatshepsut: Located beneath enormous cliffs near by the west bank of the Nile, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as Deir el Bahri.

  • Temple of Kom Ombo: Standing on a promontory at a bend in the Nile, where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank. This Kom Ombo Temple is devoted to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god.

A family vacation is incomplete without Shopping

Egypt is synonymous with divine shopping experiences. Kan El Khalili market is considered the shoppers paradise in Egypt. The extravagant perfumes to exotic spices, luxurious textile to outstanding ceramics, this is the hub. This market almost resembles Aladdin’s cave and is going to be perfect place for your kids. Do not forget to carry some memorable souvenirs with yourself before leaving Egypt.

Food

Your Egypt vacation will practically go in vain if you do not try put the local delicacies like Falafel, Shawarma and Koshari. Savor the aromas to get the perfect blend of Egyptian flavors.

There is hardly any kid who isn’t fond of food, and the new cuisine is definitely going to appeal them

You can actually spend a lovely time with your family in Egypt, enjoying all the colors of a perfect vacation.

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