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Destination Guides

Cairo

Accommodation

Egypt hotels – Search and compare all Egypt hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

Travel Guides

Egypt Travel – Egypt’s official tourism website.

Alternative Egypt – Egypt travel guide and planner for independent travel, by Tariq El Kashef.

Egypt travel guide – lonelyplanet.com.

Blogs

Egyptian Streets – Independent news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian streets.

Egyptian Chronicles – Egypt that you don’t know.

Tours

Egypt tours – Tours and activities hand-picked by Viator.

LookAtEgyptTours.com – Egypt travel packages with sightseeing tours to Cairo and Giza Pyramids, and Nile cruise.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)

Books


The Rise and Fall of Ancient EgyptThe Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson.

One of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its absorption into the Roman Empire. Drawing upon forty years of archaeological research, Toby Wilkinson takes us inside a tribal society with a pre-monetary economy and decadent, divine kings who ruled with all-too-recognizable human emotions.


The Oxford History of Ancient EgyptThe Oxford History of Ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw.

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt, from c. 700,000 BC to AD 311. Following the story from the Egyptians’ prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans, this book resurrects a fascinating society replete with remarkable historical information.


Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient EgyptEgyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Pinch.

From stories of resurrected mummies and thousand-year-old curses to powerful pharaohs and the coveted treasures of the Great Pyramids, ancient Egypt has had an unfaltering grip on the modern imagination. Egyptian Mythology provides a comprehensive introduction that untangles the mystery of Egyptian Myth.


Grand Hotels of Egypt: In the Golden Age of TravelGrand Hotels of Egypt: In the Golden Age of Travel by Andrew Humphreys.

This book tells the stories of Egypt’s historic hotels (including the Cecil, Shepheard’s, the Mena House, Gezira Palace, Semiramis, Winter Palace, and Cataract) and some of the people who stayed in them, from Amelia Edwards, Lucie Duff Gordon and Florence Nightingale to Agatha Christie, Conan Doyle, Winston Churchill, and TE Lawrence.


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