Africa - Egypt (PDF Chapter)
This is the Egypt chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Egypt’s ancient temples, tombs and pyramids still inspire the same reverence in travellers as they have for centuries; meanwhile modern Egypt can frustrate and confound but it enchants in equal measure.
- overload on tombs and temples in ancient Thebes
- visit the pyramids of Giza, the ancient wonder still as iconic today
- immerse yourself in Cairo, the chaotic, confounding heartbeat of the nation
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cairo, Saqqara, Memphis & Dahshur, Alexandria, Sinai, Dahab, Sharm el-Sheikh & Na’ama Bay, Suez Canal, Port Said, Red Sea Coast, Hurghada, Nile Valley, Luxor, Aswan, Philae, Abu Simbel, Understand Egypt and Survival Guide.
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