This fully revised and updated Berlitz Pocket Guide is packed with all the information you need to enjoy Egypt, in a genuinely pocketable format. Places to go are explored within easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so you can locate the information you need at a glance. The country's top attractions are conveniently identified to help you plan your trip and to ensure you see the most spectacular temples, monasteries, tombs and other unmissable attractions. From Cairo and the Pyramids to the Red Sea Coast and the Suez Canal, all areas are covered in depth alongside full-colour photographs that provide a highly visual introduction to this fascinating destination. Full colour fold-out maps are also included to provide instant orientation wherever you are. A concise history chapter and the handy cultural tips throughout the guide combine to give you a deeper understanding of Egypt's past and present, from Egyptian mummies and the reign of Cleopatra to the twentieth century and current affairs. There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time, whatever your interests, such as shopping in the bazaars, taking a felucca ride along the Nile, or diving in the Red Sea.There are also tips for those travelling with children and a handy calendar of key events throughout the year. The 'Eating Out' chapter recommends local specialities and provides full listings for all the best places to eat and drink. The comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of all the expert practical advice you will need, including reliable recommendations of hotels to suit all budgets, information on health, transport, climate and language, tips for travellers with disabilities and much more. Small in size but big on content, this guide will help you truly get to the heart of this amazing destination that continues to fascinate us all.