Synopses & Reviews
"The Rough Guide to Egypt "is your indispensable guide to the oldest tourist destination on earth. The full- colour introduction highlights what not to miss, from jeep or camel safaris in the Western desert to the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. This fully-updated 7th edition includes expanded coverage of Nile cruises and diving in the Red Sea and Mediterranean, as well as up-to-date coverage of Cairo, with accommodation and restaurants conveniently organised by district. The guide includes brand new "authors picks" section highlighting all the top places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget and new colour sections on temples, Islamic architecture and reef flora and fauna. The guide also takes a comprehensive look at Egypt's fascinating history and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every area. The Rough Guide to Egypt is like having a local friend plan your trip!
The Rough Guide to Egypt is the ultimate guide to this fascinating country. The guide opens with a 24-page, full-colour section introducing Egypt's highlights, including in-depth accounts of all the top sites, from the pyramids at Giza to the incredible tombs in the Valley of the Kings. The main heart of the guide includes detailed, insider listings on where to find the tastiest food and the best places to stay, whether you're on a budget or travelling in style. There is plenty of practical advice on a host of outdoor pursuits, including diving in the Red Sea to camel-trekking in the Western desert. The guide also includes thorough and informed commentary on Egypt's history and contemporary culture, as well as detailed maps and plans for every region."