Egypt - Northern Nile Valley (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northern Nile Valley chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guide-book.
If you’re in a hurry to reach the treasures and pleasures of the south, it is easy to dismiss the places between Cairo and Luxor. But these less touristed parts of the country almost always re-pay what can be the considerable effort of a visit.
- admire lithe dancers, hunters and even wrestlers in the finely painted tombs of Beni Hasan
- visit the Coptic monastery of Deir Al Muharraq to see why Copts claim to be heirs to the an-cient Egyptians.
- gaze upon some of ancient Egypt’s finest temple reliefs at the Temple of Seti I in Aby-dos
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Beni Suef, Gebel At Teir & Frazer Tombs, Minya, Beni Hasan, Beni Hasan to Tell Al Amarna, Tell Al Amarna, Tombs of Mir, Deir Al Muharraq, Asyut, Sohag, Abydos, Qena.
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