Attia was born and raised in Aswan, but has resided in the capital, Cairo since 2006.
He studied Tourism in Alexandria and has worked in various areas of the industry since 1995 including hotel management and from 1998 he started his professional tour guide career. Attia has been expertly leading Exodus tours since 2008 and speaks both Arabic, his mother tongue and English, his favourite language!
When not leading tours, Attia’s main passion is reading books about Egyptian history and watching action films. His favourite site in Egypt to visit and introduce Exodus clients to the Valley of Kings.