Religions Travel Packages
Religious tours Egypt refer to the tour packages that specially include the religious places in the country of Egypt. Though the majority of the Egyptian population consists of Muslims, a considerable number of Jews and Christians can also be found here. In the ancient times, Egypt had been under the rule of the Pharaohs, who considered themselves to be the children of God and worshiped several Gods. The first significant change was felt after the spread of Christianity in Egypt. It is believed that Joseph and Mary, on their way to Jerusalem, had stopped in Egypt. The branch of Christianity, which is most popular in Egypt, is Coptic Christianity. There are several churches of both religious and artistic interest in Egypt.
There are several travel agencies in Egypt, which organize tours to religious places. Significantly, there are many places, which can be categorized under religious places. However, not all of them are important places for pilgrimage. The Pharoanic temples of Egypt too can be considered as religious places. Many of the cruising companies are doing a great job in matters of religious tourism in Egypt. Most tour schemes are religion specific because most people, who go for religious tourism, do so with the objective of paying tribute to their own religion. However, some tours might offer a combination of Muslim-Christian and Jewish tours.