Cairo

Overview

Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is the site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century BC. In Gezira Island’s leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.

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Alexandria

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Luxor

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Aswan

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Dahab

Low-key, laid-back and low-rise, Dahab is the Middle East’s prime beach resort for independent travellers.

Marsa Alam

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Marsa Matruh

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