Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the World, attracting millions of visitors all year round. As per the records, in the year 2011, this world famous tourist country had received 12.8 million tourists and gave the revenues of around $11 billion. This is the reason why, tourism is considered the prime source of its Economy.
There are many world famous tourist attractions in Egypt such as Nile Valley, the Pyramids and Great Sphinx at Giza, the Abu Simbel temples south of Aswan, the Karnak Temple Complex and Valley of the Kings near Luxor. Besides, there are many other major tourist attractions, some of which include - the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Cairo Museum and the coastal areas of Sinai Peninsula.