On October 22 of every year, scientists renew their interest in the astounding progress that the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt reached in the field of astronomy, thanks to the sun alignment phenomenon, where the sun illuminates the face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel.
In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.
In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.
Egypt witnessed high tourism turnouts from different nationalities this week, including batches from France, England, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus.
Egypt has resumed, Monday hot air balloon trips in Luxor after nearly seven months of suspension over the coronavirus pandemic.
Egyptian Public Prosecution released detained Journalist Basma Moustafa Sunday on bail of LE 2000 after being interrogated about the charges pressed against her.
Nile Cruises will resume between Luxor and Aswan governorates, according to Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for the Control of Tourist and Hotel Establishments Abdel Fattah al-Assi.
The minister noted that the project will invest in women’s role in agriculture by only employing women and providing 200 seasonal job opportunities.
Targeting women and children in particular, the project will help to improve the nutritional status of women and children through increasing local food production and strengthening agricultural value chains in several governorates.
U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Luxor on Thursday, September 17 to visit Egyptian cultural heritage sites that the U.S. has helped preserve.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.
During a Saturday visit to Upper Egypt’s Luxor and the Red Sea’s Hurghada, Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said Egypt gives tourists the opportunity to see into Pharaonic history and enjoy the beach in one day.
Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these groups include tourists from Ukraine and France, who arrived in Hurghada on Aug. 31 to spend their vacation on the picturesque beaches of Egypt.
Ashraf Noweir, the authority's head, informed all airlines operating in the four airports that the decision will be effective as of Tuesday, September 1. The PCR test costs $30.
Egypt’s archeological sites to be opened following all precautionary measures with 50% of their capacity.
Luxor General Hospital celebrated the release of the last two Covid-19 cases from the intensive care unit on Tuesday and braces for rejoining the regular healthcare system.
The hotels and resorts are located in 21 Governorates all over Egypt: South Sinai, North Sinai, Red Sea, Matrouh, Alexandria, Suez, Greater Cairo, Qena ,Luxor , Aswan, Damietta, Fayoum, Beheira, Port Said, Dakahlia, Ismailia, Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Beni Suef and El Wadi El Gedid.
The cabinet under Moustafa Madbouli approved during its weekly meeting on Thursday several decisions and draft resolutions, including one on setting up a center in Luxor to enhance flexibility and innovation and spread knowledge in Upper Egypt.
The Egyptian mission responsible of the restoration of Kebbash road discovers a number of round ovens for burning mud bricks that bear burning marks, and a huge mud wall.