Cairo is the capital of Egypt, the largest city in Africa and the 16th most populated metropolitan area in the world. Cairo is also ranked as one of the most densely populated cities in the world.
Alexandria better known as the mermaid of the Mediterranean, is the second largest city in Egypt after Cairo.
Luxor has often been called the worlds greatest open air museum, as indeed it is and much more.
Faiyum has several large bazaars, mosques, baths and a much-frequented weekly market.
Dahab, which means gold in Arabic, started as a small Bedouin fishing village in the south-east of the peninsula.