The Nile is a brand new title for the Insight Step by Step series. This itinerary-based guide details 12 of the best walks and tours of the Nile, written by a local expert, for that personal touch and insider information. All itineraries are arranged by theme for a truly tailor-made travel experience, so whether you want to explore Downtown Cairo, the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings in Luxor's West Bank, Aswan Town and islands, the magnificent monuments of Abu Simbel and much more, then there is a tour to suit all. From adventure-seekers to architecture aficionados, show-seekers to museum fanatics and food fiends to shopaholics - this guide covers the best of the Nile to make your trip truly unforgettable. For those wanting to enjoy the full travel experience, this is an ideal way to link the top attractions with places to eat, drink and rest along the way, along with opening times and admission prices. All itineraries are marked on full-colour detailed maps alongside the text and also on a separate, fully indexed pull-out map that can be used in conjunction with the guide or independently, to ensure easy navigation at all times.
Coloured text boxes provide a summary of the tour duration and overall distance so you can choose the appropriate tour for the amount of time you have to spare. This is the only guide to contain 'Only in - ' information; highlighting unique experiences exclusive to The Nile. You will also find an 'Overview' section, detailing many different aspects of Egyptian culture and history relevant to visitors to this area, including Who's Who in Ancient Egypt and Architecture of the Pharaohs. The 'Directory' section contains a clearly organised A-Z list of practical information, including hotel and restaurant listings for all budgets, information on nightlife, money, transport, health and much more. The stylish design, full colour photography and durable, flexibound cover makes this guide not only a pleasure to read, but also the ultimate companion when exploring the Nile.