Travel Guides

Travel Guides and Tour Books

There is a guide out there for every taste, from armchair traveler to free-spirited independent travelers. Here are the books that I’ve got on my bookshelf, and some quick notes about each one.

These are my opinions, obviously — browse at the bookstore for tons of other options, too!

Budge’s Egypt
Cadogan Guide: Cairo, Aswan, Luxor
Egyptian Red Sea
Eyewitness Guide
Fodor’s Exploring Egypt
Footprint Handbook
Globetrotter Travel Map
Insight Guide: Cairo
Insight Guide: The Nile
Insight Guide: Egypt Map
Islamic Monuments in Cairo
Knopf Guide
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Red Sea
Lonely Planet Travel Atlas
Michelin Green Guide
Open Road Egypt
Rough Guide
Traveler’s Egypt
Travelers Key to Ancient Egypt