The country on the Nile isn't exactly short on superlatives. It is considered the cradle of civilisation and as having established mankind's oldest system of administration. Archaeologists discovered the earliest recorded human history here, and the last remaining wonder of the ancient world still stands: the Pyramids of Giza. With MARCO POLO Egypt, you too can discover the Land of the Pharaohs, also now a land for divers, sun-worshippers, desert explorers and culture vultures. Would you prefer to go diving in the Red Sea or take an Agatha Christie style cruise on Nile to the temples and tombs of the Pharaohs? Enjoy a shisha in a trendy Alexandria café or watch the sun set across the vast desert? Join the bustle of Africa's most exciting city, Cairo, or simply gaze at the pyramids? Egypt awaits!
The Insider Tips reveal how to have an unforgettable trip with local Bedouin in the Sinai and where you can get an excellent vegetarian breakfast. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. By following the Trips & Tours you can enjoy some unique Egyptian experiences: cruising to the country's most beautiful temples, a night hike up Mount Sinai and visiting some desert oases.
Egypt's Red Sea Coast has some great places to enjoy your favourite active pursuits the most important contacts and details can be found in the Sport & Activities chapter. The Dos and Don'ts warn you against annoying the fish and getting taken in by fake guides.
Marco Polo Egypt provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of the country. To help you get around there s the detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Cairo in the cover, plus the pull-out map. A must-have for all travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guide in the past.
|Produto sob encomenda||Sim|
|Marca||Marco Polo Travel Publishing|
|Ano da edição||2012|
|Número de Páginas||144|