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Egypt is a country mainly in North Africa. It is a transcontinental country as its majority occupies part of Africa and another part in Asia. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.
You’ll feel Egypt’s unique history in the old markets of Cairo, its stunning churches, the well-designed historical mosques and the great Pyramids of Giza, where the ancient Egyptian kings from the fourth dynasty decided to build a pyramidal shape tombs to be their gate to the eternity. You’ll see the greatness of Egypt in the impressive temples of Luxor, the colorful royal tombs at the Valley of the Kings and the Greco-Roman monuments in the coastal city of Alexandria.
Egypt is one of the safest tourist destinations in the world at the time being. One of the main features in Egypt is its so kind-hearted local people, who know well how to treat tourists coming from all over the word to visit Egypt, so you will feel safe while spending your vacation in Egypt and exploring all our Egypt tours.
As per our experience and based on our guests’ reviews, the best time to visit Egypt is from October till April, as the weather during these months is more than perfect to explore the highlights of Cairo, cruising the Nile between Luxor and Aswan and spending few days on the beaches of the Red Sea cities such as Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh and Marsa Alam. Taking into consideration that December and January are the peak tourist months together with the Easter period too. So, if you are planning to visit Egypt during these months, we advise you to book your tour enough time in advance to guarantee the space.
However, the Summer season (from May to September) is the low season in Egypt, as the weather is little bit hot, especially in the south of the country, from Luxor till the temples of Abu Simbel near the Egyptian borders with Sudan.
In order to enjoy your excursions to Cairo and see the Great Pyramids of Giza, you’ll want to spend a minimum of four or five days in the area. In a week, you can see the pyramids, explore Cairo, and make a side trip to Luxor and/or Alexandria. Spend longer than a week and you can see all of the above plus make an excursion to the southern border and see the impressive Abu Simbel temples. If you solely plan to visit Giza’s pyramids, you could technically do so in two or three quick days—this is a whirlwind experience, and we highly recommend spending more time.
In order to enjoy your excursions to Cairo and see the Great Pyramids of Giza, you’ll want to spend a minimum of four or five days in the area. In a week, you can see the pyramids, explore Cairo, and make a side trip to Luxor, Aswan and/or Alexandria. Spend longer than a week and you can see all of the above plus making an excursion to the southern border and see the impressive Abu Simbel temples.
It is very easy, you just need to choose your suitable tour package from our various tour packages options, submit a request and one of our expert travel consultant will contact you with a detailed tour itinerary together with the best prices for your requested tour package according to your travel dates, group size and the availability at time of booking.
Absolutely yes! Our experienced travel consultants can tailor your vacation as you wish. Just share your wishing list with us and we will take care of all your small details to make your vacation in Egypt or the world as one of the life time experiences.
Most tourists and visitors come to Egypt can obtain an entry visa at any of the major airports or ports of entry. All foreigners arriving in Egypt should have a valid passport (with at least 6 months left, before expiry) to get an entry visa. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, which you arrive at, just before the immigration booth; you can’t miss it! The visa will cost you around US $25 and after buying it; you just stick in any empty page on your passport. Don’t worry; it’s so easy! Once you have bought your visa then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. Citizens of Europe, USA and North America, Latin America can obtain their visas upon arrival, Most Citizens of Asia and all African countries should have a pre-arrival visa.
Egypt is a Muslim country; it is advisable to dress conservatively when visiting churches and mosques. For men do not wear shorts and as for woman do not wear anything short or sleeveless unless on the beach or by the pool. This will save you unwanted attention. If you are traveling in the summer loose, light cotton clothing is absolutely essential. Don’t forget to bring with you your sunglasses, comfortable walking shoes, and a hat.
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