Discover Egypt as a holiday destination as there are many things to discover including its sand-covered tombs, its austere Pyramids, and the breathtaking ancient Egyptian tombs that are located in its different Egyptian cities. Through our article, we tried to collect the major highlights regarding Egypt and the most important questions that may come to one’s mind while thinking about traveling to Egypt and arranging to spend the best vacation there starting with:
Discover Egypt As A Holiday Destination
Best Time to Explore Egypt As A Holiday Destination
As long as Egypt is included in the list of the most visited countries yearly around the world, then a question regarding its climate is totally necessary in order to determine what is the best time to visit Egypt and enjoy the most while touring its fabulous tourist destinations.
Winter in Egypt starts from October till May and it is for the majority of travelers, the best possible time to enjoy Egypt’s lovely weather. It gets warm during the daytime and somehow cold at night which permits you visiting all your favorable Egyptian destinations in Egypt without worrying about the weather at all. It is considered a high season in Egypt and costs get much higher than any other season.
Regarding summer in Egypt, it is hot & dry in most of the country and it is not recommended to visit Egypt in summer if you would like to visit Luxor & Aswan or even to board a Nile Cruise as you won’t enjoy at all during the daytime.
Autumn & Fall are the second and third crowded seasons in Egypt with tourists due to the beautiful cool weather that you will enjoy while touring the terrific monuments and sightseeing there. If you would like to visit Egypt, there is an important question come to your mind which is “What to Pack for Egypt“, you should bring with you some light cotton clothing, your sunscreen, a hat, comfortable hiking shoes and drink plenty of water during the day in order not to get hydrated.
Top Historical Places to Visit in Egypt
Egypt’s history has always been rich and wealthy due to the incredible achievements of its native inhabitants who were able to leave memorable marks all through the history of Egypt in each Egyptian City. There are some magical Egyptian cities where you can customize your vacation in while being in Egypt and here is a list of the best Egyptian cities to visit with the highlights of each one that you shouldn’t miss:
Cairo “The City of Victorious”
In Cairo, you will get the chance to tour around the prestigious Giza Pyramids, check the most interesting Egyptian Museum, and visit some of the Islamic, Coptic, & historical tourist sites including:
Historical Attractions of Cairo
Islamic Sightseeing of Cairo
Coptic Sites of Cairo
Alexandria “The Bride of the Mediterranean Sea”
The city of Alexandria is famous both as a coastal city and as a historical one due to the fact that it includes a great amount of attractions & landmarks that date back to the Greco-roman period:
Luxor “World’s Greatest Open-Air Museum”
Luxor is known with its east and west banks that are rich with a great collection of the best preserved tombs, temples, chapels, and monuments, you will get the chance to visit:
Aswan “The City of Golden”
Aswan is one of the kind Nubian city that you will enjoy at the most whole touring its ancient attractions that were removed to be secured from the floods of the Nile River. Among the attractions that you can see:
Top Relaxing Sites to Visit in Egypt
While being in a gorgeous country like Egypt, there are hundreds of terrific activities that you have the chance to head to and if you are looking for spending the best time relaxing on the beach, enjoying the gorgeous coral reefs, and doing some sea activities with your friends & family then Egypt coastal beaches in Hurghada, El-Gouna, Sharm El-Sheikh, and Marsa Alam will surely get your appeal and will let you have the best vacation in your life. Enjoy a rugged desert beauty above the waterline and explore a multiday outing to one of the globe’s great dives through having a diving excursion or start a snorkeling excursion which is going to open totally new horizons in front of your eyes. You will also have the chance to explore the beauty of Egypt’s vast deserts while getting into a quad bike and start a totally impressive desert safari excursion through which you will watch the sun rise between the beautiful shapes of the White Desert.
Organize Your Egypt Journey with “Trips in Egypt”
So weather you are a male or a female, young or old, you will surely love visiting Egypt to enjoy the hypnotic things that it has to offer. The way of arranging your adventure to Egypt is really simple. Step one, choose the most favorable tour for you among our Egypt tour packages, step two, choose the most convenient date for you to come as all of our tours are totally private and can be customized daily, step three, contact us directly and our tour operators will assist you from A to Z in arranging the best and the most astonishing adventure for you accompanied by one of our professional tour guides to know all about the secrets and mysteries of Egypt’s history, culture, and civilization.
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What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?
You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.
What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?
You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?
Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.
Why book Trips in Egypt?
We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.
Is it safe to travel to Egypt?
Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.
What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?
They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.
What is the Weather is Like?
The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 23 ¡ÆC in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 32 ¡ÆC in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?
It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.
Should I Give Tips in Egypt?
It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.
Can I Enter the Pyramids?
Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.
How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?
Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.