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Abu Simbel

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A three hour drive south of Aswan takes visitors to this small town close to the Sudanese border. Here stands the magnificent Temple of Abu Simbel, boasting the four colossi of Rameses II and the Temple of Nefertari.


Alexander the Great Alexandria Egypt
The Citadel of Qaitbay Alexandria Egypt

A bustling city on the Mediterranean founded by Alexander the Great. The famous Pharos Lighthouse, one of the Eight Wonders of the Ancient World, once stood here. The city is also known for it’s great library and lively corniche along the harbour.


Feluccas Nile River Aswan Egypt
Temple of Isis Philae Eqypt

Home of the old Cataract Hotel, Elephantine, Kitchener, Philae and Agilkia Islands, Felucca rides, Tombs of the Nobels, 1902 and Aswan High Dams.


Egyptian Museum Cairo Egypt
Old Cairo Egypt

Founded by the Fatimid Dynasty and known in Arabic as ‘al-Qāhira’, Egypt’s capital is home to the Egyptian Museum, ‘Old Cairo’ and The Citadel.

Giza Plateau

Camel rider Giza Egypt
Pyramid of Khafre Giza Egypt

Is this the world’s most famous plateau? The Sphinx, The Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure are but a few of its mighty treasures.

Sound & Light Show

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Visually spectacular and touristy kitsch all the way! The pharaonic soldiers playing Verdi’s march from Aida on bagpipes nailed it for me!

Western Desert

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A night spent camping in the middle of nowhere and early morning walks across massive sand dunes made a wonderful diversion from the hot crowded cities.

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