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It’s Safe to Travel to Egypt in 2020

It’s Safe to Travel to Egypt in 2020

It’s Safe to Travel to Egypt in 2020

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Traveling to Egypt is the only thing you buy that makes you richer because of its great historical landmarks and its unforgettable civilization. However, one may ask an important question… Is it safe to travel to Egypt in 2020 and what’s the best time for traveling?

“Yes, Egypt is Totally Safe & Secure„

And this all because of many factors that have caused the permanent stability of Egypt, so let’s shed some light on these factors such as:

Egypt and Nothing But Egypt

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The three pyramids of Giza

Egypt, “The Cradle of Civilization” is the only country in the world that has the longest history. It is called also “The Land of Pharaohs” as its existence dates back to the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. Tourists come from all around the world to witness the greatness of the Egyptian Pharaohs and visit its mesmerizing destinations.

The Governmental Efforts to Provide a Safe Environment for Tourists

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Statue of Ramses II at the Grand Egyptian Musuem

The political government in Egypt pays a lot of effort to provide a safe environment for tourists to come and visit Egypt during different parts of the year. The government, of course, faces a huge challenge to keep Egypt a safe place but it tries to keep everything stable and face all the terroristic attacks one by one, which makes Egypt the safest country in the world for tourists. Here are the latest Egyptian achievements:

1-Egypt’s Smart Village (ESV)

This fanciful village was constructed to promote the IT environment and attract international companies to set up offices in Egypt. It is located on a 300-acre park just 20 minutes away from downtown Cairo and 10 km from the pyramids.

2-Alexandria Opera House

It was named after the famous Egyptian composer and singer Said Darwish. It is famous for its famous operas and ballet performances by international companies.

3-The Grand Egyptian Museum

It is described as the largest archaeological museum in the world. It is still under construction and it is estimated to be opened in 2020. It is located about two km from the Giza pyramids. It is shaped like a chamfered triangle in a plan. It will be an international communication center between all museums and one of them must be visited places during trips in Egypt. It will include a children’s museum, a conference center, a training center, and workshops that look similar to the old Pharaonic places.

The Statistics of Visitors in the Last Decade

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Tourist in the front of the Sphinx

In 2010, there were about 14.7 million tourists in Egypt and tourism generated $11 billion according to the Egyptian Authority in New York. Tourism is very important in Egypt as it makes about 11% of the gross domestic product. The tourist arrivals averaged from 1982 until 2018 with about 478.12 thousand, reaching the highest rate in 2010. Nowadays many tourists come from all countries in the world to see the beauty of Egypt and witness the adventure of being in the land of such a great civilization more than any time before.

Is It Safe to Cruise the Nile River in 2020?

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Cruise sailing on the Nile river

In fact, 2020 is a good time to enjoy a Nile cruise. Nile cruise holidays provide you with an amazing experience to discover all of what is ancient in Egypt, especially those in Luxor and Aswan. 2019 has proven to be full of optimism and advances in the tourism sector especially in the Nile cruise excursions where the entire Nile bank across Luxor & Aswan is filled with rival boats and travelers across the historical sites.

Tips for Making Your Egypt Vacation in 2020 Safe and Memorable

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Tourists in the front of Abu Simbel temples
  • Stay alert in sites frequented by Westerners.
  • Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
  • Prepare your passport and visa to be able to travel to and from Egypt safely.
  • Prepare all of your medicine with you and be sure to pick up all of your medical remedies with you.
  • Know about the nine International airports in Egypt especially Cairo Airport which is located 15 miles northeast of the city in northern Egypt.
  • Review all the Egyptians reports about crime and safety.
  • Choose the best time of the year to travel to Egypt according to the climatic reports.
  • Search for a professional travel agency to spend an unforgettable vacation in Egypt.
  • Know about the Egyptian currency and see the accurate of money you are going to need.
  • Be aware of the Egyptian customs and traditions so that you can deal with the Egyptians easily.
  • Prepare suitable clothes that suit the temperature in Egypt.
  • Collect information about the most popular Egyptian meals so that while being in Egypt you get the opportunity to try all of its delicious meals.

Best Time to Visit Egypt in 2020

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Sultan Hassan mosque

If you are looking for the best time to visit Egypt in 2020 then you have to choose the time from October to April but December and January are the most preferable months for most tourists to enjoy the beauty of Egypt. You should escape the heat of July and August through traveling to the beaches of the Red Sea.

Completely Safe Cities to Visit in Egypt in 2020

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The Huge statues of Queen Hatshepsut in the temple of Hatshepsut

Egypt has many gorgeous places to visit in 2020 and it is a safe country to travel. Let’s start mentioning some of these terrific destinations:

Cairo City “The Capital of Egypt”

Cairo is the most visited city all over the world because of its historical attractions such as Giza Pyramids Complex, which consists of the three main pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, the mythical Sphinx, and the great Valley Temple, which was used in the mummification and the purification process of the mummy of the king. It is a must to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you find the most important Egyptian treasures including Tutankhamun’s treasures. Khan El-Khalili is another interesting destination in Cairo, which is an open bazaar, where you can find the best cafes, shops, and spices & perfume markets.

Luxor “The Ancient City”

The city of the hundred doors has the most interesting touristic attractions among its neighbors, such as Luxor Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, and last but not least Karnak Temple. It is the greatest open-air museum, your Egypt vacation can’t be completed without exploring Luxor.

Aswan “The Nubian City”

The Nubian city is the central market in Egypt although it is a small city. There are many lovely landmarks in Aswan such as the Nubian Museum, the Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, and of course the marvelous Aswan High Dam.

Alexandria “The Mediterranean Bird”

What is better than having fun in addition to visiting historical destinations! Alexandria has a mixture in between as you can find the unforgettable Citadel of Qaitbey, Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs, and the great library of Alexandria, which contains a copy from each published book all around the world.

Sharm El-Sheikh

The city of the piece “Sharm El-Sheikh” where you can do a lot of interesting activities including snorkeling in the blue hole or riding a camel in a safari. You can also fly through the sand dunes with a quad bike, and finally, don’t forget to try the submarine adventure to discover the world beneath the water.

Hurghada Red Sea

The best place to meditate and relax because of its beautiful beaches and its stunning climate. It has a beautiful location in the Red Sea governorate in Egypt.

Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam is known for its coral reefs and beautiful sandy beaches that’s why having a desert safari or trying snorkeling and getting into a submarine is the best thing you can do there.

El-Gouna

El Gouna is a touristic resort, which is owned by ‘Samih Sawiris’, the famous Egyptian businessman. It is famous for its water sports including snorkeling, scuba diving, waterskiing, and many other special activities for tourists. It is located 20 km north of Hurghada.

Why It’s Safe to Book Your Holiday with Travel Agency!!

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Customers of Egypt Tours Portal

The traveling agency has a huge effort in providing all kinds of security for tourists such as providing a professional tour guide who knows the areas by heart and can guide tourists to different locations without being afraid of any danger. The travel agency is also responsible for presenting a qualified representative who finishes all the paper officials, making reservations, and taking tourists from the Airport and after finishing their tour, he takes them back to Cairo airport. So if you want to have fun, enjoy, meditate, and be safe in Egypt, choose a professional travel agency.

Pick and Choose Your Own Preference in 2020

Our Egypt tours 2020 will give you the best chance to experience Egypt’s history and attractions. Witness the wonders of ancient Egypt such as the enchanting pyramids, the majestic tombs such as the Valley of the Kings, the amazing temples of Abu Simbel, and meandering the Nile river on board a five-star cruise. What you are waiting for, just scroll down to discover the best trips to Egypt in 2020:

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If you are looking to change your surroundings and explore paradise then our 10 days recreation trip to Egypt is

8 Days Cairo & Upper Egypt Overland Tour

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen 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, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like 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

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.

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.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit 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 weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

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

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 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 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 concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

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

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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