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Egypt

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

Explore Egypt’s incredible Pyramids, Monuments and Tombs, and discover the Bustling City of Cairo, Cruise along the Nile River, or adventure into the Desert!

Egypt is a Country with Rich History, Culture, and Traditions. It is home to the Most Recognisable of the Wonders of the World, and there is so much to do!

Perfect for Adventure Seekers, anyone fascinated by History, and people wanting to experience the Unique Culture and Traditions of the Locals!

We recommend Visiting for 5-10 Days between October to April since the temperatures are milder with less chance of rain!

Suggested Activities

The Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx are some of the most recognisable landmarks on the Planet!

See them with your own eyes, explore the inside, and try to picture how these were built thousands of years ago!

This bustling, fascinating, and vibrant Capital has so much to See!

From lively street markets, delicious local Food, to the Egyptian Museum where you can learn about the ancient artefacts such as the Mask of King Tutankhamun!

The Longest River in the World (over 6000km), discover the magnificence of this River of Life for the otherwise barren desert Landscape!

See other Archaeological sites, book a sailing day trip, and discover about the ancient civilisations that have all lived here!

Take a trip here to see where the Ancient Pharaohs were buried, as well as the enormous Karnak Temple!

One of the most popular tourist adventure activities to do is to book a Camel Tour through the desert!

With a knowledgable guide, a snack stop, and a beautiful sunset, this can be an incredible experience!

Make sure to book with a company that takes care of its Camels.

To See the most of the Sahara Desert, book a Jeep Safari Tour to see the World’s Largest Hot Desert!

Top Tips

When visiting the Tombs, Pyramids, or other sites, the way to learn the most is with a guide.

Booking in advance will help you avoid pricey guides on location, but if you want the best experience and have someone to ask questions to, a guide is the way to go!

When visiting religious sites or exploring public spaces, respect the local culture and dress modestly.

Egyptian food is very tasty!

Some highlights to try are:

  • Falafel
  • Koshari
  • Fatta

Make it Unique

This indigenous ethnic group have a very unique history & culture.

Visit their traditional houses and interact with the local families for a unique experience!

The most adrenaline-filled way to explore the Desert!

Go Quad Biking or Sand-boarding (Snowboarding but down a sand dune) to have an epic experience!

Visit a street market, the Khan el-Khalili market in Cairo being a local favourite, to taste local street food and shop for souvenirs.

The street markets are a great place to watch how the locals live and interact with one another!

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How to get There?

Flying: Cairo International Airport (CAI) is well-connected to major cities worldwide.

Other: You can take a train to get around the country, and land borders are available from neighboring countries.

How to get Around?

Getting around in the city is easiest with a combination of walking and public transportation like taxis, buses, the metro, or ride-sharing like Uber.

In other Cities, Taxis or Local buses are the best way to go.

How to get There?

Flying: Cairo International Airport (CAI) is well-connected to major cities worldwide.

Other: You can take a train to get around the country, and land borders are available from neighboring countries.

How to get Around?

Getting around in the city is easiest with a combination of walking and public transportation like taxis, buses, the metro, or ride-sharing like Uber.

In other Cities, Taxis or Local buses are the best way to go.

Safety Concerns

Egypt is considered Generally Safe for tourists.

However, here are some specific concerns to be aware of:

  • Stay away from dangerous areas like the Sinai Peninsula and the Lybian Border, where there is a higher risk of terrorism.
  • Avoid large crowds and monitor local news to be informed of demonstrations and civil unrest.
  • Take care to protect your belongings and be wary of scams

Common Sense and vigilance should help your Trip be stress-free and Enjoyable!

Where to Stay?

  • Hostels: There are many great options for affordable hostels, either with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is a great resource to find and book beds. This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers.
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people mainly looking to relax or have the most stress-free trip!