Egypt’s ancient civilisation has left an awesome legacy of pyramids and temples, but there’s more to the country than antiquities. From Egypt’s southernmost city of Aswan on the banks of The Nile to remote desert oases, Egypt’s contrasts embody human history from prehistoric times up to the present day. Cairo is a seething megalopolis whose bazaars, mosques, and medieval fortifications, jostle for attention with the Nile Valley and its ancient monuments and timeless river vistas. This beautiful country, surrounded by history, sculpted by religion, and imbued with a timeless majesty, will leave you breathless.

Whether you dream of flying over the ancient temples and tombs of the Theban Necropolis in a hot-air balloon, exploring the bizarre rock formations of the White Desert, or diving among the coral reefs of the Red Sea, our map of Egypt will help you plan your next adventure.


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