Egypt Tours Portal has been customizing and operating magical tours both cultural & adventurous for the course of more than 15 years where we dedicated all our efforts to provide the safest and most secure environment. The reason why we were able to ensure the safety of all our travelers all these years is our deep understanding of the risk factors that may stand in the way of our tour guides and travelers. Some of these risks are:

Safety Measures during Covid-19

We as a travel agency must play our essential part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and that is why “Egypt Tours Portal” is complying with all the WHO guidelines and here are our safety measures during the whole tours we operate:

  1. The groups that are going to join us during our tours and activities will not be more than 10 people to keep the social distancing between the travelers in the group.
  2. The social distancing will be one meter between our clients whenever it is possible.
  3. Masks are obligatory during the tours and we will handle them to the clients who don’t have their own.
  4. We will provide our guests with alcohol gel during their tours with us and even after our service.
  5. Masks and gloves will be obligatory for our tour guides, drivers, hotel staff, etc, to keep the safety of our guests for the whole time.
  6. We work with hotels & cruises that have demonstrated totally safe & hygienic practices to make sure that we are offering the safest tour for our guests.
  7. The ones who are taking part in the services we offer will be checked daily and their temperatures will be monitored daily also and in case any symptoms appeared on them, they will be separated and won’t operate any tours until they become very well.
  8. There will also be temperature checks for all of the attendees and if the temperature of anyone is more than 37 degrees Celsius, he or she won’t be able to proceed with their tours and will be taken care of.
  9. For any land, air, or water transport of any kind be used, the vehicles will be sanitized and deep-cleaned every 24 hrs and even the use of each traveler.
  10. We will reduce the capacity of our vehicles to be 50% of their maximum capacity.
  11. In the tourist sites like monuments, museums, etc. the maximum permitted on each site will be only 50% of the maximum capacity.

The mentioned safety measures will be applied from June 2020 until further notice and kindly don’t hesitate in getting back to us at any time for any inquiries.

Transportation

Certain rules have to be respected while riding any form of transportations such as trains, buses, and boats. If there are seat belts, we expect our travelers to use them at all times. If a motorbike taxis is optional then you should be careful and consider the risk and check the driving license of the driver & the terms of their travel insurance in case of motorbike injuries.

We choose the most suitable means of transportation that best matches the destination our guests are going to head to. The safety level of the vehicle itself will be rated to ensure a secure comfortable journey.

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Boats & Ferries

All the sea vessels will be equipped will the safety measures like lifejackets and reliable boat operators who will determine and confirm that everything is safe and sound for travel. The entire boat, ferry, and cruise will be handpicked to make sure all of them are fully equipped.

Accommodations

The safety measures and standards of the accommodations are high priorities for Egypt Tours Portal which is always checked and monitored by all our operators to ensure the safety and comfort of our clients. Like transportation vehicles, also the accommodations are handpicked based on their rates and reviews. Of course, accommodations will have a second exit in case of any danger plus a well-trained professional staff. Your tour guide will organize your chosen accommodation to provide the safest atmosphere, the most suitable means of comfort, and will be ready to handle any safety concerns relating to you.

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Bicycles

If the travelers want to do some off-road cycling then a helmet and safety gear is a necessary requirement. The traveler and the staff will wear a helmet at all times. It is advised to bring your own helmet or one will be brought for you.

Cancellation Policy

There is a question that is so attached to such issues which are in case of canceling a tour, should you get a refund??? You will find the full information regarding the cancellation policy here.

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Activities

In ensuring the safety of all travelers; they should inform us of any pre-existing physical and mental health conditions before traveling. You should listen to your tour operator who will conduct a safety briefing before action and make sure everything is in place. And if the tour operator suggested one of the travelers not to participate in a certain activity for being not able-bodied, then all travelers must listen.

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Snorkeling & Diving

Among the most amazing aquatic activities across the red sea in Egypt are snorkeling and diving excursions. Before every trip, the tour operator will provide a brief on all the safety procedures before starting. All the travelers should carefully test their capabilities in swimming and snorkeling before starting any activity and follow all the instructions of their safety brief.

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Explorations

Exploring all the historical wonders is the main highlight of any tour on tour in Egypt which will involve a lot of walking. All the travelers should put on the correct comfortable footwear and light cloths to fully enjoy all of what Egypt has to offer. While walking, all the group members must stay together and not wander alone. If the weather conditions or the terrain or the landscape ever became a problem then your tour guide will seek your opinion and will decide whether to continue or not.

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Animals

When in Egypt, you will have the chance to ride a donkey and a camel during your trip. You should bring your own helmet and be willing to purchase your own and for everyone to always respect all the animal welfare guidelines.

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First Aid Kits

Every tour guide is trained to handle a medical kit that will be carried throughout the trip. The medical kit will have basic first aid supplies and apply the first aid himself if appropriate until medical assistance can be rapidly provided. In the event of an emergency, the leader should be disclosed. Any personal medication should be carried by the passenger at all times.

Travel Alerts

Because we value the safety of our travelers above all else, our staff will be in touch with you at all time and we monitor all the events both foreign and domestic to fully understand all the challenges that face us and provide the safest possible vacation. Kindly notice that no matter where on the globe you are traveling to, there is a possibility of facing a natural disaster or even a man-made tragedy that could ruin your future plans.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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