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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.

Boat diving

Short guide about the pros and cons of boat diving... Read more

PADI diving courses

Detailed look at the various courses offered by PADI... Read more

Non-PADI divers

Helpful guide to divers with non-PADI qualifications... Read more

Diving information

Useful information about whether diving is right for you and what to expect... Read more

Diving sites in Dahab

Short overview of some of the most famous dive sites in and around Dahab... Read more

Diving medical information

Medical questionnaire designed to highlight any existing problems that might affect you while diving... Read more

Shore diving

Short guide about the pros and cons of shore diving... Read more

Dahab Divers

More information on the 5-star PADI dive school we use for all our diving in Dahab... Read more

Current travel to Egypt

Following a significant improvement in the situation on the ground in Egypt and relaxation of official UK Foreign Office advice, we are delighted to be able to run tours throughout most of Egypt at the moment. The majority of our group tour program is running, as well as private & tailor-made options. A few geographical restrictions apply and some minor itinerary adjustments may be required. For a more detailed review, read on..... Read more

Abu Simbel, Egypt

Guide to the spectacular temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel... Read more

Alexandria, Egypt

Interesting overview of this distinctive Egyptian Mediterranean port city... Read more

Aswan, Egypt

Gateway to Lake Nasser and felucca capital of the world... Read more

Aswan Dam, Aswan, Egypt

The High Dam at Aswan is one of the most impressive feats of engineering in the whole African continent... Read more

Bahariya Oasis, Egypt

Lush oasis surrounded by stunning sandy desert, just a day's drive from Cairo... Read more

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's bustling capital city and home to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum... Read more

Dahab, Egypt

Dahab is a less developed Red Sea resort perfect for those wishing to get away from the crowds... Read more

Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

Uncover the beauty of the Dakhla Oasis, hidden deep in the Egyptian Desert... Read more

Edfu Temple, Egypt

Short guide to Edfu Temple dedicated to Horus, the falcon headed god... Read more

A brief history of Egypt

A history of this fascinating country from the time of the Pharaohs to modern day Egypt... Read more

Farafra Oasis, Egypt

Smallest of the desert oases and best known for the spectacular White Desert nearby... Read more

Hurghada, Egypt

Popular Red Sea resort, just a day's drive from Luxor and ideal for beach extensions... Read more

Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt

Interesting temples situated on the banks of the River Nile near Aswan... Read more

Luxor, Egypt

Luxor is one of the world's most popular and largest 'open air' museums... Read more

Mount Sinai, Egypt

Site of Moses and the Ten Commandments and St Catherine's Monastery... Read more

Philae Temple, Aswan, Egypt

Short guide about the island temple of Philae, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, situated in Aswan... Read more

Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Guide to this famous desert oasis made famous by Alexander the Great, and site of the ancient Oracle... Read more

St Anthony's Monastery, Egypt

Interesting desert monastery dedicated to St Anthony and situated on the road between Hurghada and Cairo... Read more

St Paul's Monastery, Egypt

Guide to this Coptic Christian monastery situated on the road between Hurghada and Cairo... Read more

Wadi Rayan, Egypt

Short guide to Wadi el Rayan site of Egypt's first natural World Heritage site, the Valley of the Whales... Read more

Families and children travelling in Egypt & Jordan

What to expect when you take your family and children on a holiday to the Egypt and Jordan... Read more

Amman, Jordan

Guide to the sights and sounds of Amman, Jordan's capital city... Read more

Aqaba, Jordan

Situated on the Red Sea, Aqaba is Jordan's main beach resort town... Read more

Jerash, Jordan

Site of Jordan's best preserved Roman ruins, including colonnaded streets and amphitheatre... Read more

A brief history of Jordan

A brief history of Jordan from ancient times to modern day... Read more

Kerak, Jordan

Well preserved crusader fortress perch high above the Dead Sea... Read more

The Kings Highway, Jordan

Running fron the north to the south of Jordan this important thoroughfare passed through the Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve... Read more

Madaba, Jordan

Well know for it's many Byzantine mosaics and Greek Orthodox church of St George... Read more

Mount Nebo, Jordan

Overlooking the Dead Sea, Mount Nebo is the site of Moses death and burial place... Read more

Petra, Jordan

Short guide to Petra, Jordan's jewel in the crown and world heritage site... Read more

Wadi Rum, Jordan

Spectacular desert scenery that was once a base for Lawrence of Arabia... Read more

The Muslim clothing guide

Interesting guide about how women should dress when visiting Muslim countries... Read more

How to make a Chador

Short tutorial on how to make a traditional chador, worn by women in many Muslim countries... Read more

Guide to Ramadan

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

Round the world flights

Short guide to finding the best round the world flight... Read more

Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs

Interesting feature about how ancient Egyptians wrote using hieroglyphs... Read more

Dar al Rahman orphanage, Egypt

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, Egypt

Desert clean up days are just one of the projects you help fund when you buy one of our Egypt tours... Read more

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News & features

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's bustling capital city and home to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum.

A brief history of Egypt

A history of this fascinating country from the time of the Pharaohs to modern day Egypt.

The Muslim clothing guide

Interesting guide about how women should dress when visiting Muslim countries.

How to make a Chador

Short tutorial on how to make a traditional chador, worn by women in many Muslim countries.

Amman, Jordan

Guide to the sights and sounds of Amman, Jordan's capital city.

Aqaba, Jordan

Situated on the Red Sea, Aqaba is Jordan's main beach resort town.

Boat diving

Short guide about the pros and cons of boat diving.

PADI diving courses

Detailed look at the various courses offered by PADI.

View more news & features


Customer feedback

"I was just shocked to get what I got out of this tour. I never thought that I would get this much for the price I paid! The tour guides were brilliant, I will recommend Egypt Uncovered to everybody I know going to Egypt! Thank you for everything!"

Ms. J. Santolla (Temples, Tombs and Alexandria)

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