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Footprintfocus Luxor to Aswan is the only dedicated guide available covering this popular Egyptian destination. Features an Essentials section with practical tips to help plan a trip, detailed information on attractions and comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun. * Essentials section with tips on getting there and around * Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat * Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps where relevant * Slim enough to fit in a pocket Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help travellers get the most out of Egypt's Nile Valley without weighing them down. The content of the Footprintfocus Luxor and Aswan guide has been extracted from Footprint's Egypt Handbook.
This title features: dynamic new two-colour layout for easy navigation; clear, newly designed two-colour maps throughout for increased ease of use; extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavour; and, top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favourite places to stay and eat. You can discover three sides of ancient, modern, exciting Egypt: exuberant Cairo, with its Arabian Nights bazaars, Islamic monuments, shining skyscrapers and awesome pyramids; Luxor's astonishing wealth of age-old temples and magnificent tombs; dreamy, relaxed, timeless Aswan, gateway to Abu Simbel and other monuments of Nubia rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser. With comprehensive listings and an entertaining narrative, this guide introduces three outstanding cities to the independent tourist. 'Egypt is a land of spectacle, a country vast in time, but, far from being a daunting experience for the traveller, its story is there for anyone to comprehend and enjoy. That is the purpose of this book, a guide and narrative spanning five thousand years, in which the exuberance of Cairo, the splendour of Luxor and the beauty of Aswan form the principal chapters.'