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Important Notes For Travelers Who Are Coming to Visit Egypt During Covid-19

  • All of the passengers who are coming to visit Egypt including the Egyptians have to bring with them a negative PCR test for COVID-19 and it should be issued at the departure country a maximum of 72 HRS prior to the arrival time. Passengers who are traveling from Thailand, Japan, North America, China, Canada, South America, Paris, Heathrow, Frankfort, and London will be permitted to have the test 96 hrs prior to the timing of their arrival for the long timing of flight and transit as the airports of those countries. Children under 6 years old aren’t required to have a PCR test.
  • Any traveler should maintain all of the precautionary procedures during the entire trip and kindly notice that having a PCR test upon arrival at Cairo International Airport isn’t available so you must do the test prior to your arrival in Egypt. The result of the PCR must be printed, signed, and stamped to be able to use upon your arrival in Egypt or with a QR code “instead of the laboratory stamp”
  • Regarding the transit travelers who are moving from and to different international destinations must have negative PCR tests even if their final destination doesn’t require one. If those passengers aren’t entitled to any hotel accommodation & will stay at Cairo International Airport, then the PCR test isn’t required unless it is required at your destination.
  • For passengers arriving at Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Taba, or Marsa Alam airports instead of Cairo Airport and failed to have the PCR prior to their arrival, they are allowed to have that test upon their arrival at any of those destinations and pay only 30 USD. They will be isolated at their hotels until they receive the PCR test results. If the PCR test is positive, then the passenger will be isolated in his/her room until he/she co-ordinate with the Ministry of health in Egypt.
  • Passengers who are already vaccinated by one dose or two doses of COVID 19 vaccine must hold valid PCR test.
  • (ID Now / PCR-NAA/ Antigen/IGg-IGm) tests are NOT acceptable by Egyptian authority.
  • All Passengers arriving (direct / indirect) from (India / Bangladesh / Pakistan / Bhutan / Myanmar / Nepal / Sri Lanka / Brazil / Latin America) shall undergo an (ID now Covid-19 TEST) upon arrival (in addition to the PCR test Certificate which is required before arrival).
  • Passengers arriving from India -Bangladesh -Pakistan -Bhutan -Myanmar -Nibal – Sri Lanka – brazil – Vietnam – Latin of America to Cairo via London are not accepted.
  • Global Health insurance is no more mandatory. (optional)

The Main Requirements to Get Your PCR Certificate Accepted for Egypt

  • It must include the exact timing & date of withdrawing the sample from you and it should be 72 hrs prior to the date & time of your arrival.
  • It must be issued via an accredited laboratory and it should also be printed, stamped, and signed via the laboratory and it shouldn’t contain any addition, cancellation, or scraping.
  • It should indicate the type of sample that was taken for the swab
  • It should indicate the type of the test whether it is RT or PCR
  • The certificate of the PCR is accepted in either English or Arabic language.

Kindly Notice: A negative PCR certificate expires as soon as the traveler uses it to get outside Egypt and you won’t be able to use it again to get back to Egypt.

Feel free to contact us for any inquiries and our team will be more than happy to assist you in the best way to guarantee that everything is clear for you before your arrival in Egypt.

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What Are the Finest Destinations to Visit in Egypt?

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be explored with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen before any other such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak & Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan such as Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

What Are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

What Is the Top Traditional Egyptian Food?

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

What is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?

You should pack everything you could ever need in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

Why Book With "Egypt Tours Portal"?

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 20 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort to make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the finest atmosphere until you return home.

Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

What to Wear While in Egypt?

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light and comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt. Put on sun block during your time in Egypt in the summer to protect yourself from the sun.

What are the Best Activities to Do in Egypt?

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

What are Egypt Festival and Public Holidays?

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

What are Special Advice for Foreign Women in Egypt?

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

What are the Official Languages of Egypt?

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

What is the Transportation in Egypt?

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

What is the Weather is Like?

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot but sometimes it becomes cold at night and winter is cool and mild. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and the average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

What are the Reasons That Make You Visit Egypt?

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.
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