getting around egypt

How to Get Around in Egypt: Public and Private Transportation

Egypt has much to offer tourists, from the emblematic pyramids in Giza, to coastal resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh in addition to a number of fascinating cities to explore. With so much to see and do, travelers will want to plan how to get around in Egypt in order to make the most of […]

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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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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 coronavirus, and a number of safety measures were put in place to try to contain the disease. Travel restrictions, quarantine, medical testing, and temporarily closing offices, schools, and other establishments were part of the measures implemented in Egypt to stop […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]