Egyptian currency

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 […]

Fanoos in Egypt for Ramandan

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 […]

Egyptian border crossing

Egypt Ports of Entry and Visa Requirements

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 […]

evisa photo requirements for Egypt

Photo Requirements For Egypt eVisas

An essential step to being approved for an eVisa to travel to Egypt is providing an identifying photo of yourself. There are numerous specified requirements that must be followed in order to do this. The following guide explains precisely how applicants should capture a photo that fits the correct specifications. It also details the Egypt visa […]

Driving in Egypt

Information to Driving in Egypt as a Foreigner

Every year, Egypt attracts millions of visitors thanks to its unmatched archaeological treasures and the beauty of the desert and the Red Sea. Being so used to mass tourism, Egypt is pretty well prepared in receiving foreign tourists. However, if you’ve made Egypt your next holiday destination, you may soon find out that you’re dependent […]

Border crossing Egypt Israel

Guide to Crossing the Border Between Egypt and Israel

As Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shares a land border with Israel and a maritime border with Jordan, many travelers to Egypt take the opportunity to explore these nearby Middle Eastern countries during their stay. Egypt’s land border with Israel is located close to the Taba Red Sea resort, and within driving distance of the other popular […]

Egypt Nile Cruises

Planning a Nile River Cruise in Egypt: Necessary Documents

For many visitors to Egypt, a cruise on the River Nile is a must. Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan are among the cities that lie on the Nile and can all be visited in the course of a cruise holiday. The world’s longest river is magnificent in and of itself. It also provided a fertile valley […]

Visa to Memphis and Saqqara

Travel Guide to Saqqara and Memphis: Egypt’s Ancient Capital

Memphis was the ancient Egyptian capital long before Cairo. It is an exciting place of constant discovery as pyramids, tombs, and temples continue to be discovered. The ruins of the city lie 20 km south of Giza, cairo near the town of Mit Rahina. Saqqara (also spelled Sakkara or Saccara) is a vast necropolis which […]

Yellow Fever Certificate for Egypt

Egypt Yellow Fever Certificate Requirements

Yellow fever is a viral infection spread through mosquito bites in affected areas, and can cause symptoms including chills, fever, headache, back pain, nausea, and fatigue. Around 15 percent of those infected can also develop more serious symptoms of yellow fever including jaundice, bleeding, and organ failure. Depending on their nationality and where they are […]