Tirsa is located some 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Cairo, the national capital.
Visitors can use Tirsa as a jumping off point for further explorations. Egypt has been blessed with a treasure-trove of interesting natural and man-made attractions. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Nazlat Khalifah, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north, and 6th of October City 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south.
Cairo is 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Tirsa. This regional center has a great selection of points of interest, including Cairo International Stadium, Khan el-Khalili and American University of Cairo. Cairo has plenty to offer travelers happy to linger. Al-Azhar University, Ibn Tulun Mosque and First Mall Cairo are just a couple of the other points of interest worth visiting.
If you're looking for indoor entertainment, you can't better Egypt's art galleries, art museums and history museums. These are great places to to learn a little about the region's rich cultural tapestry and perhaps find a unique souvenir. Egypt is a perfect place to explore for those with a penchant for open-air exhibits, lighthouses and open-air museums.
If you are after a truly unique activity to enjoy in Egypt, try parasailing. Take some time out from seeing the sights and cool off with a spot of surfing or scuba diving.
When planning your vacation to Tirsa, it's handy to remember that the nearest major airport, Cairo International Airport, is located in in Cairo, 60 miles (97 kilometers) away.