Egypt Travel Guide, Egypt Travel Tips, Egypt Travel Information

EGYPT TRAVEL GUIDE

A comprehensive Egypt travel guide to the history and culture of Egypt and all of the sites you will see during your Egypt tour. Egypt's history is much longer than most countries'. In over 5000 years, many important figures have emerged and countless events and tours have shaped history and culture in the Coptic Cairo, the great Luxor and Aswan by cruising the best Nile Cruises. Also, don't miss the experience of Lake Nasser cruises, Nile steamer cruise, long Nile cruise. This Egypt travel tips will tell you about the most famous attractions, cities and historical places to explore Egypt's past from ancient times up to the present.

Egyptian Culture and Travel Info

Know more about the Egyptian culture and traditions, and check our Egypt travel advice list that you need to know for arrival in Egypt.

Egypt Destinations

Check our Egypt Travel Advice list and know more information about the Egyptian Travel Destinations that you need to know before you visit Egypt. Know more about Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan, The Nile Valley

Ancient Egyptian History

Egypt's history is much longer than most countrys'. In over 5000 years, many important figures have emerged and countless events have shaped Egypt's history and culture. This brief overview will tell you about the most

Cairo Attractions

Information about the history of Cairo and all of the most significant sites around the city

Luxor Attractions

Get to know about the history, places to visit and things to do in Luxor. Know more about all the most significant sites around the city.

Aswan Attractions

Information about the history of Aswan and all of the most significant sites around the city

Nile Valley

Nile Valley is an introduction to all the most famous sites that you will see traveling through the Nile Valley. Know more!

Red Sea and Sinai

Information about the resorts and touristic cities on Egypt’s Red Sea coast and in the Sinai Peninsula

Egypt, The Nile and Jordan

More on Egypt, The Nile and Things to Know about Jordan

FAQ

A-8 days in Egypt, including a Nile River cruise and professional, private guides, will cost approximately $1,500 per person. Not bad considering this estimate also includes private guides for all of the sites and attractions.


A-There is no FCO advice against travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile, and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada. The section of the country between the Nile and the Red Sea is also considered mostly safe.


A-If weather is your primary concern, the best time to visit Egypt is during the northern hemisphere fall, winter or early spring (October to April), when temperatures are lower. To avoid the crowds at ancient sites like the Pyramids of Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel, try to avoid peak season (December and January).


A- An Egypt visa is required for most travelers including American and British passport holders. Americans and citizens fro 40 other countries can obtain an Egypt visa on arrival at the Cairo International airport at the bank kiosks before the immigration counters for $25 USD and are valid for visits up to 30 days.


A-Pants, Capris, Leggings, and Shorts...Basically, as long as your knees are covered, you are good. So whether you choose pants or capris, you will feel comfortable and remain respectful. Local women wear long pants or skirts.


A-On our Egypt tours that travel south to Aswan, include 3 or 4 night Nile cruise as standard. There is always the option to upgrade to a 5 star Luxury Nile cruise, which offers well–appointed and outward facing cabins.


A-The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new years and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 50%.