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Egypt Travel Tips

3 Days in Cairo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Cairo - the very name conjures up visions of ancient monuments, exotic souks and eons of history. Almost as a backdrop to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the city rises from the surrounding sandy plains ...  Read more

3 Days in Aswan: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Ancient treasures, Nubian culture and the mighty Nile await you in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan. Day 1: Central Aswan Aswan has been a trading city for millennia, so a visit to the ...  Read more

Diving in Sharm el Sheikh

By Viator, June 2014

You think diving and snorkeling, you think places like the Caribbean, right? But imagine diving in Egypt - wild, right? Think about it - sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling - is there any better way to ...  Read more

3 Days in Sharm el Sheikh: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

Day 1: Touring Sharm el Sheikh Okay, first things first - camel safari! When in Egypt...! Take an unforgettable journey through the desert on camel-back, finishing off with some authentic Bedouin ...  Read more

Egyptian Deserts Tours

By Viator, June 2014

Yep, Egypt is all about the desert. And how much fun can you have in a desert? Stacks! First, take the family quad biking across the Sinai desert for the ultimate adventure. Ride across the sands at ...  Read more

Alexandria Day Trips from Cairo

By Viator, June 2014

Most journeys to Egypt begin and end in chaotic Cairo, but a mere three-hour drive from the capital will bring you to Egypt’s Second City — Alexandria, the seaside metropolis that could not feel more ...  Read more

Day Trips from Aswan

By Viator, October 2013

Located just below the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser at the strategically vital narrows of the Nile River’s first cataracts, Aswan is the smallest of the three major tourist cities on the Nile, and by ...  Read more

Luxor for Cruise Visitors

By Viator, October 2013

Luxor, Egypt – Luxor for Cruise Visitors (recommendation) Home to many of ancient Egypt’s biggest and most famous monuments, Luxor is widely considered the country’s capital of cultural tourism. ...  Read more

Nightlife in Cairo

By Viator, August 2013

If you thought Cairo was lively during the day, wait until you experience the city at night. Despite being predominantly Islamic, there a plenty of places in Cairo to grab a drink, with a number of ...  Read more

Cairo Private Tours

By Viator, January 2011

One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and has a history that dates back to the 10th century. Nicknamed “The City of a Thousand Minarets”, this ...  Read more

3 Days in Luxor: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

To visit beautiful Luxor is to be part of one of the oldest traditions. People have been touring this amazing Egyptian city since the ancient Greek and Roman eras. To have that kind of longevity ...  Read more

3 Days in Hurghada: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

It’s a little Las Vegas in style, but the Red Sea resort port of Hurghada is brilliantly positioned for snorkel adventures and desert encounters. Glittering hotels lining the sands have beach bars, ...  Read more

Felucca Cruises on the Nile

By Viator, August 2010

Feluccas are one of the defining sights of Aswan and Upper Egypt (which, as you no doubt know, is south). From a distance, the graceful white sails of these traditional single-masted vessels look ...  Read more

Nile River Cruises

By Viator, August 2010

The River Nile, the world's longest, has long been the lifeblood of a desert country. One of the highlights of a trip to Egypt is to take a cruise along this most famous of rivers for several days, ...  Read more

Egypt with kids - any advice?

By Skootre , USA, September 2010

I'm planning a trip to Egypt with a 5 and 2 year old, both boys. I've traveled a lot in the middle east, but never in Egypt. Any thoughts on do's and don'ts with kids in Egypt? Read more

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