Perhaps one of the most intriguing civilisations, the Egyptians are known the world over for their phenomenal monuments, their gods and beliefs, and for their pharaohs and dynasties. To experience the stories of ancient Egypt is to be truly enchanted. Dating from the 4th millennium BCE, this civilisation is one that continues to be understood and examined to this day, thanks to ongoing excavations and discoveries. Nothing can prepare the modern visitor to the sites of ancient Egypt. Standing before the iconic Pyramids of Giza, gazing upon the monumental temples at Abu Simbel or admiring vivid hieroglyphs and carvings that decorate columns are experiences that are bound to inspire awe in any traveller. The magnitude of what the ancient Egyptians were able to achieve, from their language to their incredible methods of preservation after death, is simply staggering. Discover it all for yourself with Andante Travels.