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Egypt Travel Guide is Egypt Tours Portal travel handbook that provides all sorts of Information and details about having the most perfect and relaxing Egypt tour package. Since 1987, Egypt Tours Portal was able to gather a ton of information about every aspect of an Egypt vacation and provided an ideal answer to every question requests by our current or future guests. The company is proud to have a number of dedicated and skilled teams of tour guides, tour operators, drivers, and customer service plus a number of expert travel constants who will provide the most suitable Accommodations, Nile River cruise, transportation, and everything else you may desire.

Due to Egypt Tours Portal excellent booking procedures, safety guidelines, and fair COVID-19 cancelation policies, the company was awarded a number of prizes such as Certified By Tripadvisor As the Travelers’ Choice of 2021 in Egypt – Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards In the Category of the Best Luxury Travel Agency in Egypt in 2020 – Winner of Africa 2020 Award For the Best Cultural Experience Tours in Egypt From the Travel & Hospitality Awards Magazine – Excellent Number of 5-star rating reviews in Feefo” and more in the way. Discover the information you are searching for, and contacts us at any time for any details you wish to learn.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I avoid in Egypt?

Not researching the culture & country before you go. Not researching the locations and attractions you visit and which ones you should avoid You don't pack culturally appropriate clothing. Not Preparing for the weather Not booking your Nile cruise first. Not hiring a guide for certain tourist sites. Traveling without a currency converter app. Avoid discussing politics or religion with the public You forget to tip. Not haggling for shopping and taxis Not Packing the right medicines

Is Egypt safe to travel to right now?

Egypt is one of the safest travel destinations in the world right now, due to low crime levels is negligible when compared with the crime rates of many Western countries. In Mid 2021 world Health Organization places Egypt at the lowest level of coronavirus spread Risk across the world due to the measures taken by the Egyptian government that helped control the spread of the virus and ensure the safety of each traveler such as the cleansing of all the visited attractions on a daily basis which help record the lowest number of infections and the highest number of recovery cases on the global scale.

What is the best way to travel in Egypt?

Egypt is a very easy place to move around due to the constant transportation between the city through cars, trains, and domestic flights that operates 24/7. Within the cities, there are Uber and Taxis plus if you are booked with a travel agency then it will provide you. Domestic flights, Nile River Cruises, and Private vehicles are the most suitable options to move across Egypt.

What are the Do and Don'ts in Egypt?

  • When in Egypt, you must respect all the archaeological monuments and sites by not touching, scratching, or sitting on them as they are what remains of the ancient Egyptian heritage.
  • You should dress conservatively despite the fact that there is no specific dress code in the cities, it is known that women will feel much comfortable if they cover their shoulders and do not wear shorts, plus this becomes very relevant when visiting mosques and churches.
  • Drink a lot of water and apply sun cream to stand the heat and the sun.
  • Despite the fact that hotels and main shops in the tourist areas would accept credit cards and foreign currencies, but smaller restaurants and stores are unlikely to do so especially when you go further into the tourist areas and the desert.
  • Be careful when paying Buying souvenirs.
  • Always keep your camera phone with you at all times.
  • Always keep your professional tour guide and driver with you when you go on a desert excursion.
  • Always check the time of the ensa time lock during your Nile cruise booking.
  • Attend a sound and light show in Luxor along with the archaeological spots through the Nile.
  • Focus on having a good time and don't take long to return to Egypt.

How do you dress in Egypt?

It is advised to dress in light and relaxing clothes like shorts, T-shirts made of cotton or linen, a hat, sunglasses, swimsuit, scarf or a veil for women, a bag back, light shoes like sandals, sports shoes, flip flops, long trousers, a formal suit & a dress or any event and anything else you could ever need.

How many days do I need in Egypt?

Six to eight days is the ideal amount of days to fully explore all the wonders of Egypt.

What's the best month to go to Egypt?

From August to April is known to be the best time to go to Egypt.

Is Egypt expensive to travel to?

Egypt is one of the most affordable travel destinations as The Budget Tours range from $390 to $1099 while the Luxury Tours range from $1099 up to $3999 including everything without the international flight. All the hotels, Nile cruises, food, and transportation are known to be very affordable.

How much is a taxi from Cairo Airport to downtown?

The quickest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo is to taxi which costs $2 - $3 and takes 18 min.

Can I drink alcohol in Egypt?

Drinking alcohol in Egypt is allowed Egypt for holders of foreign passports at affordable prices.

Is Cairo dangerous for tourists?

Cairo is highly safe for tourists as it is the capital of Egypt but is advised to keep your company and tour guide with you at all times if this is your first time in Egypt.

Can unmarried couples stay in hotels in Egypt?

Unmarried couples can share the same room as long as both have Foreign passports.

What do female tourists wear in Egypt?

They can wear whatever they desire, as long it is conservative.

How much should you tip in Egypt?

Tipping is always expected in Egypt, it is generally expected to tip from 5% to 10% as a sign of good etiquette and respect across all the facilities.

What is the best currency to take to Egypt?

The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (LE). Don't change your money before you come to Egypt. You will get a better rate for your dollars etc in Egypt. Euros, dollars, and sterling notes are accepted.

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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