Egypt travel guide
It is simply hard to resist Egypt for those with wanderlust in their blood. After all, the vast desert and lush delta, the desert and lush delta historical past of the place, and the welcoming people work as a magnet for tourists and travelers.
Egypt trends to bring the explorer and adventurous side in us all as we visit those towering Pharaonic temples and sand-covered tombs and pyramids.
Once here, who knows, you might stumble across yet another land of the unknown and make some astounding discoveries.
When to visit Egypt?
Although none can travel to Egypt at any time of the year, the right time is during the winter months, from October to April. December and January are also popular with the tourists as the temperatures are even lower and one can enjoy outdoor activities. So, plan in advance, and if you want to avoid the peak seasons, you can make your bookings for March, April, and September.
However, if you book in advance you can take advantage of the Cairo hotel booking offers and deals even in peak season.
Documents to carry?
In order to travel to Egypt, you must carry a 30-day tourist visa that is renewable. The visa can be obtained once you arrive at Egyptian airports. You must carry your passport and confirmed return air tickets. Be careful about the rules and regulations related to certain items such as cigarettes, tobacco, perfume, and alcoholic beverages.
What to pack for the trip?
Just like any other destination, there are certain clothing essentials to pack for Egypt. A lot relies on where you intend to go and what you intend to do during your trip. As the climate is dry and hot, you will need plenty of water and sunscreen, no matter where you go. Be mindful of conservatives Muslim culture and cover yourself properly at public and religious sites. If wearing a swimsuit, always carry a cover-up when on the beach.
What to do and see in Egypt?
Egypt is full of tourist attractions, and you are sure to remain spoilt for choices as a tourist. Still, there are some highlights that should not be missed out while on an Egyptian trip.
- Cairo- Visit Sakkara Pyramids, Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo Tower, and The Hanging Church while in Cairo. Sail on the longest river in the world, the Nile River, and the famous Bazar, Khan-el-Khalili.
- Giza- Visit the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Sphinx of Giza, as well as the Grand Egyptian Museum and Pyramid of Khafre. These are the wonders of the ancient world.
- Sharm El Sheikh – Explore Tiran Island and Ras Muhammad National Park as well as the King Tutankhamun Museum for the famous Tutankhamun collection. Visit the Old Market of Sharm and Aqua Blue Water Park or take a desert safari in Sharm El Sheikh Desert.
- Some other places of interest include the Great Sand Sea in Siwa, Sannur Valley Cave, Fortress of Shali, The White Desert in Farafra, Koushari, and more.
The affordable Egyptair flight ticket prices only make the trip even much more attractive. So book now and enjoy a cost effective, exciting vacation in Eqypt.