U.S State Dept. lifts Egypt travel alert and Egypt is readying for long needed tourism
Per Michelle Baran with Travel Weekly, extensive irrigation projects will soon allow cruising to overnight passengers once again after a long 20 year wait. Click on link for Michelle's full article. Egypt opens stretch of Nile River between Cairo, Luxor to cruising
For those who hunger for ancient temples and antiquities, towns that have survived since the fourth millennium BC, monasteries and Coptic churches, they'll find that an Egyptian Nile experience will provide ample rewards.
Egypt has more history than nearly anywhere else in the world, take Wadi el Hitan or 'Valley of the Whales", a desert that was once an ocean over 23 million years ago, now a UNESCO Heritage site. If visiting this place and others wonders of Egypt doesn't give you goose bumps you'd better check your pulse for signs of life.