We have produced comprehensive country guides for Egypt and Jordan along with a number of other useful travel features below. In each country guide we have included sections like a brief history, current security situation, weather, tourist highlights as well as other general information. These features are designed to give you some useful information about the country you are planning to visit and to help you get the most out of your Egypt Uncovered tour.
Short guide about the pros and cons of boat diving... Read more
Detailed look at the various courses offered by PADI... Read more
Helpful guide to divers with non-PADI qualifications... Read more
Useful information about whether diving is right for you and what to expect... Read more
Short overview of some of the most famous dive sites in and around Dahab... Read more
Medical questionnaire designed to highlight any existing problems that might affect you while diving... Read more
Short guide about the pros and cons of shore diving... Read more
More information on the 5-star PADI dive school we use for all our diving in Dahab... Read more
We have many people asking us at the moment whether Egypt is a safe place to visit. The answer is that with some sensible precautions, this is actually a great time to visit Egypt, and our recent travellers are giving rave reviews about their holidays. For a more detailed review, read on..... Read more
Guide to the spectacular temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel... Read more
Interesting overview of this distinctive Egyptian Mediterranean port city... Read more
Gateway to Lake Nasser and felucca capital of the world... Read more
The High Dam at Aswan is one of the most impressive feats of engineering in the whole African continent... Read more
Lush oasis surrounded by stunning sandy desert, just a day's drive from Cairo... Read more
Cairo's bustling capital city and home to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum... Read more
Dahab is a less developed Red Sea resort perfect for those wishing to get away from the crowds... Read more
Uncover the beauty of the Dakhla Oasis, hidden deep in the Egyptian Desert... Read more
Short guide to Edfu Temple dedicated to Horus, the falcon headed god... Read more
A history of this fascinating country from the time of the Pharaohs to modern day Egypt... Read more
Smallest of the desert oases and best known for the spectacular White Desert nearby... Read more
Popular Red Sea resort, just a day's drive from Luxor and ideal for beach extensions... Read more
Interesting temples situated on the banks of the River Nile near Aswan... Read more
Luxor is one of the world's most popular and largest 'open air' museums... Read more
Site of Moses and the Ten Commandments and St Catherine's Monastery... Read more
Short guide about the island temple of Philae, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, situated in Aswan... Read more
Guide to this famous desert oasis made famous by Alexander the Great, and site of the ancient Oracle... Read more
Interesting desert monastery dedicated to St Anthony and situated on the road between Hurghada and Cairo... Read more
Guide to this Coptic Christian monastery situated on the road between Hurghada and Cairo... Read more
Short guide to Wadi el Rayan site of Egypt's first natural World Heritage site, the Valley of the Whales... Read more
What to expect when you take your family and children on a holiday to the Egypt and Jordan... Read more
Guide to the sights and sounds of Amman, Jordan's capital city... Read more
Situated on the Red Sea, Aqaba is Jordan's main beach resort town... Read more
Site of Jordan's best preserved Roman ruins, including colonnaded streets and amphitheatre... Read more
A brief history of Jordan from ancient times to modern day... Read more
Well preserved crusader fortress perch high above the Dead Sea... Read more
Running fron the north to the south of Jordan this important thoroughfare passed through the Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve... Read more
Well know for it's many Byzantine mosaics and Greek Orthodox church of St George... Read more
Overlooking the Dead Sea, Mount Nebo is the site of Moses death and burial place... Read more
Short guide to Petra, Jordan's jewel in the crown and world heritage site... Read more
Spectacular desert scenery that was once a base for Lawrence of Arabia... Read more
Interesting guide about how women should dress when visiting Muslim countries... Read more
Short tutorial on how to make a traditional chador, worn by women in many Muslim countries... Read more
Every year, some of our tours will take place during Ramadan, when adherents of the Muslim faith fast during daylight hours. This short guide explains what to expect during Ramadan... Read more
Short guide to finding the best round the world flight... Read more
Interesting feature about how ancient Egyptians wrote using hieroglyphs... Read more
For every Egypt tour we sell we make a donation to the Dar al Rahman orphange in Cairo, Egypt... Read more
Desert clean up days are just one of the projects you help fund when you buy one of our Egypt tours... Read more
Cairo's bustling capital city and home to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum.
A history of this fascinating country from the time of the Pharaohs to modern day Egypt.
Interesting guide about how women should dress when visiting Muslim countries.
Short tutorial on how to make a traditional chador, worn by women in many Muslim countries.
Guide to the sights and sounds of Amman, Jordan's capital city.
Situated on the Red Sea, Aqaba is Jordan's main beach resort town.
Short guide about the pros and cons of boat diving.
Detailed look at the various courses offered by PADI.
"Wow what a fantastic time I had in Dahab. I've dived at several locations around the world and never knew how exciting the Red Sea was. Caverns, canyons and the excellent Blue Hole have made this holiday the best I've been on. Where else can I go?"
Mr. A. Rayson (tailor-made diving tour)
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