Woman standing on Montaza Bridge in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Egypt welcomes you with its mighty Nile and magnificent monuments, the beguiling desert and lush delta, and with its long past and welcoming, story-loving people.


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Best Things to Do

You might visit Egypt for the history, the adventure, the beaches or even just the pyramids - when it comes to things to do, you are spoiled for choice.

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Things to Know

Plan the perfect trip to Egypt with these essential tips on etiquette, health and safety.

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Transport in Egypt is fairly efficient and reasonably priced. Here are the best ways to get around Egypt, from overnight trains to cruise boats on the Nile.

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Visa Requirements

Before you set off on your Egypt adventure, check this handy guide to find out all the Egyptian visa information you need for your trip.

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Money and Costs

Don't think a small budget will restrict your Egyptian adventure. With our top tips, you can explore the whole country without breaking the bank.

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Best Road Trips

Experience the best of Egypt with these spectacular road trip routes.

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Getting around Egypt by Nile cruise, train or taxi

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