There’s (almost) nothing more exciting than planning your next journey. Snuggled in your couch on a rainy weekend with a map spread out over the floor and a guidebook in your hand, the adventure starts before you even leave home.
Although we provide a lot of useful information about our favorite Egypt destinations here, a guidebook is still an essential travel tool. The best choice is one that is comprehensive, up to date, and also covers off-the-beaten path destinations. After a lot of research, we found exactly what you need.
Our favorite Egypt guidebook: The Rough Guide to Egypt by Rough Guides
The Red Sea offers some of the world’s finest diving, a few hours by air from Europe. There are awesome dunes and lush oases to explore in its deserts, and fantastic bazaars and mosques in the capital, Cairo.
Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, make it easy to access anything from remote oases to nightlife that only locals know.
You’ll find lavish photography and colour maps throughout, along with insider tips on how to get the best out of Luxor’s temples or Sinai’s beach resorts. At every point, this Egypt guidebook steers you to the best hotels, cafes, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions.