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Is it Safe to Visit Egypt in 2022 and 2023?

While it’s great to simply jump into travel with both feet, not worrying about safety at all, the reality is that we all worry about our safety when we visit a new country. This guide is Literary Tours in Egypt’s honest attempt to allay worries and offer useful information to anyone planning a trip to […]

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Planning Your Literature-Inspired Egypt Trip

Egypt seems to capture writers’ imaginations more than any other country. This is, undoubtedly, due to the ancient allure of its strange and impressive structures, built in a period of unrivalled prosperity and architectural prowess. While visitors enjoy modern Egypt’s friendly people and interesting cuisine, it is Ancient Egypt’s enigmatic pantheon of gods, pyramids, and […]

Temple of Hatshepsut

The 5 Top Tourist Attractions in Egypt

In the past, we have written very focused guides to visiting Egypt, such as our blog Touring Egypt’s Death on the Nile Film Locations and our First-time Visitor’s Guide to Visiting Karnak. With today’s guide, we thought we’d zoom out the lens a little, looking at Egypt as a whole. We know that while many […]

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Women’s Guide to Visiting Egypt

Women absolutely can and should visit Egypt. The majority of our guests are women and they always have a great time. It is a tricky balance to find when writing a guide to Egypt that focuses on women as we want to inspire people to visit Egypt, but we also know that the differences between […]

Philae

5 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

Aswan is an incredible place that perhaps doesn’t need much introduction to some readers. However, to others, it plays second and possibly third fiddle to Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza, and Karnak. Anyone who has already visited Aswan will tell you that it is an unmissable component of any complete Egypt trip and we’d like […]

Karnak's Sacred Lake

Karnak Temple – A Guide to Egypt’s Most Epic Temple Complex

At the end of 2020, we wrote a first-time visitor’s guide to visiting Karnak. While this guide has helped people learn more about this incredible temple complex, we know we can do even more! While many people travel to Egypt to see the pyramids, it’s often Karnak that makes the biggest impression. This extraordinary cornucopia […]

Giza Pyramid Complex

When is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?

With most avid travellers planning to visit at least once in their lives, Egypt is one of the World’s true bucket-list destinations. So, it’s usually not a question of whether you want to visit Egypt, but a question of when you want to visit Egypt.

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A Practical Guide to Visiting Egypt

Recently, we have written several blogs designed to inform and inspire people considering a tour of Egypt. Today’s guide is a little different, however, as we’d like to offer practical advice for anyone visiting Egypt.