Visit Egypt in 2 days

Visit the Surroundings of the Airport in Egypt with the Transit Visa

Most travelers try to avoid layovers on their way to the final destination but that’s not always an option. Luckily, those whose flight plans include spending up to 2 days in Egypt on their way to another country have several alternatives to take advantage of the situation. That’s because passengers with 6 to 48 hours […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt

Egypt is well-known as a country with a long and fascinating history and was home to one of the earliest human civilizations. Its famous pyramids and tombs from the ancient kingdom stand as monuments to this past. Some of these are among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

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Travel to Egypt with Kids

In general, kids love anything to do with Ancient Egypt: mummies, tombs and the pyramids all fascinate youngsters and inspire dreams of becoming a dashing archaeologist like Indiana Jones. Traveling to Egypt with kids is a great way to make children’s fantasies come to life, and there are a number of attractions and experiences in […]

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How To Extend an eVisa for Egypt?

Thanks to the online visa for Egypt (eVisa), tourists from several countries can obtain permission to enter Egypt completely online. This has completely eliminated the need to visit an Egyptian embassy before leaving or join long queues at the airport for a visa on arrival. The eVisa for Egypt is a short-term authorization that can […]

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Egypt Travel Restrictions and Travel Advisories for COVID-19

Egypt is one of many countries that has been affected by the 2019-2020 outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19). As the search for a cure or vaccine continues, governments around the globe are putting measures in place to try to contain the disease. Travel restrictions, quarantine, medical testing, and temporarily closing offices, schools, […]

Aswan

Travel Guide to Aswan

Aswan is an Egyptian city located on the banks of the Nile River, close to the southern border with Sudan. Although smaller than Cairo and Luxor, Aswan has been south Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since ancient times, and offers a range of cultural and historic attractions to explore. These include numerous island temples on […]

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Egyptian Currency (EGP) and Budget to Travel to Egypt

For international visitors to Egypt, the currency is an important part of planning the trip. Egyptian money can be obtained from banks and exchange bureaus in most countries, as well as at airports and in Egypt itself. The essential things to know are what the currency of Egypt is, how much it is worth, how […]

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Traveling to Egypt During Ramadan

The highlight of the Islamic year, Ramadan can be a great time to explore Egypt. Some travelers are concerned that what they can see and do in Egypt will be limited by visiting during Ramadan, however, it is an excellent opportunity to experience the traditions and culture of the country. Furthermore, Egyptians are particularly generous […]

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Egypt Ports of Entry

Most tourists visiting Egypt need a visa to access and travel around Egypt. Citizens of all European Union countries, the United States, and Israel (through the Taba border crossing) receive a free entry permission stamp on arrival in the Sinai Peninsula. However, this stamp is only valid for travel to the Sharm El Sheikh, Nuweiba […]

Best season to go to Egypt

When Is the Best Time to Travel to Egypt?

Egypt sparks many travelers’ imagination — whether they dream of an adventure in the desert, visiting Tutankhamon’s tomb, or snorkeling in the Red Sea, foreigners are unlikely to get bored spending their holidays in Egypt. Many come to Egypt during the summer to enjoy a beach holiday at its best, others prefer to spend their […]