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Egypt Travel Guide

Travel Guide to and ancient sites of Upper and Lower Egypt
Our Egypt travel guide differentiates between the sites of Upper and Lower Egypt. Ancient Egypt originally consisted of two parts which were called Upper and Lower Egypt.

Upper Egypt was the valley area in the South and Lower Egypt was the delta area in the North. Upper and Lower Egypt each had their own governments and rulers. These two parts Egypt were eventually united in 3118BC.

Egypt Travel Guide
Each section of the Egypt Travel Guide addresses all topics and provides interesting facts and information about touring the most interesting sites in Egypt. The Sitemap provides full details of all of the information and facts provided about the fascinating subject of Egypt and the famous King Tut - the Pharaoh Tutankhamun!

Egypt Travel Guide pages
Museums in Egypt
Aswan Dam
Abu-Simbel
Cairo

Luxor
Giza
Armana
Saqqara
Abydos
Edfu
Karnak
Alexandria
Mount Sinai
Valley of the Kings

Egypt Travel Guide
The Egypt Travel Guide provides information about some of the greatest and most famous places to visit when taking an Egyptian holiday or vacation. Our top ten travel guide for Egyptian destinations are as follows:

The Top Ten Egypt Travel Guide


1. The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
2. The Temple of Karnak
3. Valley of the Kings
4. The great memorial Temple of Ramses III
5. The rock temples of Ramses II and of Nefertiti at Abu Simbel
6. The Ancient City of Akhetaten at el-Amarna
7. The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri
8. The Temple of Horus at Edfu
9. The Luxor Temple built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II
10. The Step Pyramid at Saqqara aka Sakkara

The Top Ten Egypt Travel Guide

Our top ten Egypt travel guide specifies destinations and ancient places of interest to visit on an Egyptian vacation or holiday. The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx cannot be missed but whilst in the location of Cairo and Luxor a visit to the famous Egyptian Museums is essential in order to marvel at the greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities including the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Egypt Travel Guide to famous places
Our Egypt travel guide provides facts and information about famous places in Ancient Egypt as follows:

Egypt Travel Guide to Famous Places


1. Cairo
2. Luxor (once known as Thebes)
3. Giza
4. Abu Simbel & Aswan
5. Armana
6. Saqqara
7. Abydos
8. Edfu
9. Karnak
10. Alexandria
11. Memphis
12. Mount Sinai

Travel Guide to Sites in Lower Egypt - Cairo, Saqqara, Armana and Memphis (North Egypt)
The Egypt travel guide recommends places to visit in the North of Egypt including Cairo, Saqqara, Armana and Memphis:

  • Travel Guide to Cairo - Visit Giza and marvel at the ancient Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
  • Cairo - The Egyptian Museum containing the greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities including the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun
  • Travel Guide to Saqqara - The Step Pyramid at Sakkara featuring the the Step Pyramid of King Djoser situated in the cemetery of Memphis which was the capital of Ancient Egypt
  • Travel Guide to Memphis - The open air-museum of Memphis featuring a colossus statue of King Ramses II and an 80 ton sphinx
  • Travel Guide to Amarna - The Ancient City of Akhetaten at el-Amarna is situated 200 miles south of Cairo and 250 miles north of Luxor (Thebes)

Travel Guide to and ancient sites of Upper Egypt - Luxor, Abydos, Edfu, Aswan, Karnak and Abu Simbel  (South Egypt)
The Egypt travel guide recommends places to visit in the South of Egypt including Luxor, previously called Thebes in Ancient Egypt, Luxor, Abydos, Edfu, Aswan, Karnak and Abu Simbel:

  • Travel Guide to Luxor - Valley of the Kings - located on the west bank at Luxor
  • Luxor - Valley of the Queens in Luxor
  • Luxor - Luxor Temple built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II
  • Travel Guide to Thebes (located at the present day Luxor) - The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri in Western Thebes
  • Thebes (located at the present day Luxor) - Medinet Habu is a complex of temples dating from the New Kingdom including the great memorial temple of Ramses III
  • Luxor - Deir el-Medina where the workmen who built and decorated the royal tombs lived
  • Travel Guide to the Temple of Abydos (including the Osirion at Abydos) containing the shrines dedicated to 7 Gods: Osiris, Isis, Horus, Amon Ra, Ra HorAkhty and Ptah, and Seti I as a deified King. Located on the west bank of the Nile, 90 miles (145 km) north of Luxor
  • Travel Guide to Edfu - Where the beautiful Temple of Horus is situated. Edfu is located 60Km to the north of Aswan
  • Travel Guide to Aswan - Aswan High Dam
  • Travel Guide to Abu Simbel - the two massive rock temples of Ramses II and of his wife Nefertari located in southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan
  • Travel Guide to Karnak - The Temple of Karnak which consists of a complex of temples including the Great Temple of Amon Ra (the Great Temple of Amun), the Temple of Khonso, the Temple of Ptah and the Temple of the God Osiris
Life of King Tut
Tomb of King Tut
Who Killed King Tut?
Curse of King Tut
King Tut Treasures & Exhibits
Egyptian Mummies
Egyptian Pharaohs
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptians
Egyptian Tombs
Egyptian Gods
Ancient Egypt History
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