Enjoy the best vacations to Delta; Here is the first spot where the ancient Egyptians gathered and settled around the Nile on this fertile soil. Since silt gathered, and the ancient Egyptians grouped around it to learn how to farm. Here was the first crop that was collected by the hands of the pharaohs; it was a great victory that led them to establish a society from which this glorious civilization arose.
So, here was the first pharaonic city that was discovered. And on this land, the Rosetta stone was discovered in the Rashid city to guide us to the ancient Pharaonic language. And from here, many secrets were reached. Let’s say, here was where the majestic pharaonic civilization launched to build the towering pyramids, the marvels of history, and the majestic temples. Enjoy the Nile Delta Vacations.
In this area of ancient Egypt, we talk about the Stone Age period for the pharaohs. Prehistoric societies that lived for thousands of years before the era of the First Dynasty (the period of unification of the two countries at the hands of King Mina and the beginning of Egyptian history). So, you can see how the pharaohs’ lifestyle was since 7,000 years ago, and therefore, older than the Pyramids of Giza, which were built 2,500 BC.
A set of various pottery vessels, sarcophagi and pharaonic Eyeliner bowl in the form of a fish, funerary furniture inside oval cemeteries on a sandy island, inside which are mummies in a squatting position. You are in the midst of 83 tombs dating back to the era of Naqada III. It was the last stage of the ancient Egyptian prehistoric era (3200 – 3000 BC), the period of formation of the Egyptian state.
Then you wander among the artifacts dating back to the second transition period, the “Hyksos period,” with some kilns, 4 tombs built of mud bricks. And a group of amulets and ornaments made of metals and precious stones. This is how the delta region, which teeming rare monuments.
Dakahlia Governorate has many and varied archaeological sites dating back to the ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman eras.
The tomb of King Khaba, one of the kings of the Third Pharaonic Dynasty; It is the first time tomb the archeologists found a tomb dating back to the Old Kingdom was discovered in Quesna, which until recently was famous for its archaeological tombs dating back to the Roman era. In addition to being the first discovered tomb of King Khaba, this mysterious pharaoh. About this pharaoh, history still thirsts to know a lot due to the lack of discoveries related to this 3rd King of the 3rd dynasty. He ruled from 2631 to 2619 BCE. This pharaoh built the Khaba Pyramid, located Zaiyet el-Aryan, to the South of Giza and North of Abusir and Abu Gorab.
The military ships Made of cedarwood spread all over the Mediterranean Sea coast and the strong ancient Egyptian army inside them. They were waiting for the sea peoples who had destroyed the Hittites before coming to Egypt. They need to take Egypt as the home of their stability. The goodness and the strategic location made this spot coveted. So, after confronting the Hyksos, this war comes, which will not be less fierce than the Hyksos war. But as usual, the ancient Egyptian army wrote a new victory on the land of the Delta, to be glorified by the walls in the temple of Medinet Habu in southern Egypt.
The Nile on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, The accumulation of silt bringing and with the passage of time, and as a result of the accumulation of silt, the delta was formed into two branches. The eastern branch is called Damietta, and Rashid is the western branch that ends at Rosetta city. And the length of the delta is about 160 km.
The number of the Delta governorates is 10; it is the largest delta in the world and is located in the north of Egypt.
The best way to enjoy Nile Delta vacation is to start from Cairo; Firstly you go to Rosestta, where you can spend a night there to see Quitbay Fortress and Rosetta National Museum. After a lovely night by the River Nile you can got for an outstanding morning trip by a felucca sailing boat. After that, enjoy a fantastic visit to Zainab House and Hammam Azouz. Finaly, go for a visit to Abu Mandour Mosque and Maqam.
Two full day are enough to enjoy The Nile Delta tours and go back to Cairo or head to Alexandria for a visit after your vacation to Delta.
Amid these remains of the stable societies in the wetland of the Nile Delta since the fifth millennium BC, you trace the life of the Pharaohs. To begin with them from the starting line in their first pharaonic society until you follow in the same ancient Egyptians footsteps to reach the greatness that they built with their own hands. You meet them, where they met each other, and you live the building of the ancient Egyptian society. From the Nile Delta, the starting line began.
Plant remains, pottery and daily life stone tools, funeral furniture, tombs you meet on this fertile soil. To walk on a path that each step in it takes you in the arms of distant history. You see how the pharaoh was and how his life was before history; so, you feel with every step that you are away from the present time until you arrive in the heart of this pharaonic assembly.
To feel as if you have become a part of this society, your soul moves freely amidst the details. That will not only stop at the Pharaonic history but will move to the Roman and Greek eras. Thus the bright Islamic architecture appears to take you to the historical Islamic periods in Rosetta City. That is how you will love the Egyptian Delta tours; the largest delta in the world.