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Egypt Essential trip Information

Trips in Egypt Essential trip Information

A vacation trip to Egypt is a magical chance for every traveler from all over the world to discover a number of amazing monuments, artifacts, and natural beauty across the country with one of the best travel agencies in Egypt. With Trips In Egypt everyone will get to enjoy the most incredible Egypt tours that comes with an amazing and very organized tour itinerary with the best professional service from our staff and at all our facilities of transportation and accommodation at very affordable prices. Book with Trips In Egypt has never been easier where every traveler will enjoy the most incredible exploration tour across the land of Pharaohs while our staff handle all the logistics and minor details. Our company will provide you will the essential information needed to comprehend in order to live an ideal holiday. Trips in Egypt will be the key for enjoying all the wonders in total ease and comfort.

Accommodations

Nile Cruises and Hotels Details

Some traveler agency may trick their customers in order to make more money by offer tours with reasonable prices which are always a good thing but providing accommodations with cheap prices and low quality. Trips in Egypt is always honest and professional as we understand the value and importance of the accommodation in the tours. Trips in Egypt booking department always picks the most suitable hotels and Nile cruises and informs our client before their arrival plus provide them with all the means to check all the accommodations and Nile cruises and informs us if they wish to confirm the booking or change them. When a client decided to book with us then he or she are introduced to a life of Nile cruises and hotels that we do business with. Once our clients have confirmed and booked and choose a hotel or a Nile Cruise then we start to check for availability, timeline, date, and final price which are all suitable for our clients.

Trips in Egypt don’t recommend any hotels in Egypt below the 5* category as they tend to be very uncomfortable. We always deal with the 5* hotels and Nile cruises which offer all of our clients the finest food, amenities, service, and relaxing facilities.

Arrival

Pick-ups and Departure Drop Off

First impressions are always important that’s why we try to provide all our clients with a warm welcome at the moment of their arrival. Our staff can be found waiting for our clients at their arrival gate and helping them with all the entry papers like the visa, and the formalities, plus our team will guarantee you enjoy the most professional tour guide and private driver before returning home.

Domestic flights

The safest and fastest means of traveler in Egypt is the domestic flights which will take across the destinations of Egypt with total ease and comfort. We deal with the best domestic flight agencies and not charter flights. Some of the best domestic flights in Egypt include Egypt Air, Nile Air, Air Cairo, and Fly Egypt.

We always pick the most suitable flights at the most affordable prices at the exact time of our clients itinerary. The timing, class, and flight schedule will be organized to fit the demands of all our clients at the most reasonable prices. All our clients will be informed with every detail concerning their domestic flights before making the final booking.

What to Pack with you?

Everyone should bring all personal items, they could ever need. Everyone should bring all their medical prescriptions, the most ideal clothing depends on the climate of Egypt at the time you are visiting. Light and comfortable shoes are a must so you can move with ease while sightseeing. A universal adapter will become really handy across your vacation. Stay light and don’t carry to many bag, bring one suitcase with all the necessary items.

Vehicles Used

Trips in Egypt always utilize the most modern and advance air-conditioned car that will offer the most comfortable and safest ride across your destinations.  We use the most advanced vehicle models from 2019 till now plus we keep updating all the quality of all our cars all year long. The drivers of these cars possess driving licenses and years of experience across all our familiar roads.  Any complaint about our drivers will be under investigation immediately to fully ensure the safety and comfort of all our clients.

Additional Fees

After confirming the tour and sending the agreed-on deposit, there will be no additional fees after agreeing on the final price. All the optional tours, activities, tipping, and shopping will be from your own budget since they are not included in your itinerary and final agreement.

Tipping

Tipping of course comes from your own budget which is about 5 to 10% of the total cost of the bill or 5 or 10 Egyptian pounds to show your gratitude of the excellent service. Feel free to tip or simply not as it is nothing more than just a tradition.

Is the sleeper train recommended?

The sleep train is never recommended by Trips in Egypt only if it’s being asked by the client. Traveling using a sleeper train is highly difficult, takes a lot of time, and very uncomfortable since the cabins are very small that’s why we always advise domestic flights instead which is much faster less than hour and more efficient than the sleeper train.

Group Tours

Trips in Egypt is known to organize the most amazing Egypt Tours to families, couples, friends, and solo tours but group tours is truly something special where every traveler will get the chance to make new memories filled the most incredible adventures across all the legendary attraction of Egypt at the most reasonable prices and the most professional and excellent service & facilities.

Tour Guide

 The tour Guide is the most important component of any Egypt tour as he or she will be like your guiding spirit across the attractions of Egypt. The tour guide will shed some light on the legendary history and rich culture of Egypt and make sure that all our client are enjoying every moment of their time in Egypt and full satisfied with the level of service. All our Tour Guide are highly trained, qualified and more than 5 years experience in the field of Egyptian tourism. We always seek the feedback from our clients to ensure that all our tour guides are on their best plus offer them the chance to improve themselves to the highest level.

Egypt Travel Visa

The article of Egypt Travel Visa will be filled with all the information needed to show who is eligible for a visa on arrival and who should apply for a visa before arriving. Every traveler should do their search if his nationality is eligible for a visa before traveling. Your typical Egyptian visa for a Single entry allows a stay of 30 days maximum time in the country and in order to get it every traveler should carry a valid passport with 6 months remaining from the date of entry and pay a fee of 25 dollar. We will send you all the needed formal documents so you can get your visa more easily.

Admission Fees

All the Egyptian attractions sites has admission fees which are include in the itinerary. Some sites are not included into the tour price as we leave it to the traveler to choose whether they want to explore them or not.

Optional Tours

There are a number of optional tours located all over the country where every traveler can enjoy Felucca ride in Aswan, hot Air Balloon in Luxor, Dinner Cruise across the Nile River, tropical water sports in the red sea such as diving, snorkeling, surfing, and a Super Safari across the Sahara for very reasonable prices. Every traveler can book any of them on the spot by simply asking your tour guide.

Egyptian food

Egypt is very blessed with a number of delicious cuisines with genuine Egyptian dishes plus some food with oriental and European roots. Some of the most popular dishes include Kababs, Kofta, Shesh Tawook, Hawawshy, Koshary, Molokhia, grilled chicken, and for the appetizers, you should taste Golash, Konafa, Basbosa, and more.

Climate

The weather of Egypt is very ideal for spending an amazing vacation as from the month of August till April the climate is at its best with average temperature of 21 C (70 F). From may to July everyone can spend the most incredible summer holiday.

Special Occasions in Egypt

There are number of Amazing festivals and celebrations to attend in Egypt where every traveler will get to explore the magical and rich culture and history of Egypt such as:

Abu Simbel Sun Festival is an annual festival that twice on the 22 of February and October to celebrate the victories and legacy of the great Pharaoh Ramses II (1303 – 1213 BC), and to honor the gods of Ra-Horakhty, Amun & Ptah.

Easter Holiday in Egypt is a special time in Egypt where the climate become at its best offering every traveler the chance to live a delightful holiday around the most amazing cultural and historical attractions in Egypt.

Christmas Holiday is the time of miracles in Egypt where everyone will get the chance to live a majestic vacation across all the heavenly wonders of this heavenly land.

The Islamic festivals of Ramadan, Eid El Fitr, and Eid El Adha are amazing time to be in Egypt where every traveler will get to enjoy the fun and amazing tradition of Egypt. Ramadan is not recommended to visit Egypt as everyone will be fasting all day long which is not ideal to enjoy all the wonders of Egypt. As for the two Eids is a chance to enjoy the joyful spirit of Egypt.

Shopping

Shopping in Egypt is ideal for all travelers to buy some souvenirs and artifacts from all the wonderful El-Meiz Street, the big souk in the Nubian Village, The golden Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, and countless more all across Egypt. Egypt is filled with a number of amazing artifacts and materials that comes in very affordable prices such as cotton shirts, trousers, a galabeya, bed covers, scarves and more, also pure natural leather sandals, shoes, bags, shoes, plus mini pyramids, Scarab, Cartouche, Papyrus scroll, Bastet statue, Antique Stones, Hookah “Shisha”, Cotton Robes and Vail “Jilbab & Burqa”, Handcrafted Metal Works, Decorated Wooden Boxes, natural spices, and more. Don’t miss the chance to take a piece of Egypt with you home.

Currency

The main currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound but a number of other currencies are accepted like the US dollar and the euro which is accepted in all the tourist sites and shops. You can draw money for a number of ATMs located all over the country. Your debit, Master and credit card is always accepted in Egypt.

Etiquette

While being in Egypt, It is advised to respect all the religious attraction of Egypt by wear respectable and decent clothes plus respect all the people, customs and traditions of Egypt so they can respect you back.

With Trips In Egypt, You are in safe hands. Every moment in Egypt will be filled with joy, excitement, and a number of incredible memories worthy of cherishing for eternity.

Client Reviews

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Anna C
Solo Traveler

A Fsull day escapade with a very valuable experience with the ancient Egypt history. Thank to our tour guide, Ms. Nermeena, who made things more interesting and enjoyable. She was one of the best tour guide I’ve ever known so far. She was very knowledgeable and is very passionate in her work. I will highly recommend her to anyone! Thank you Ms. Nermeena!! Hope to see you soon!

Neal Bartolome
Solo Traveler

I want to thank you for assisting us on our trip as our tour guide. Aside from being an excellent and informative guide we enjoyed being with her. She made our trip worthwhile, interesting and exciting. This is a vacation that we will talk about for many years to come.

Chrishelen
Solo Traveler

We booked 3 nights Nile cruise with Trips In Egypt. When we initially made inquires we received very prompt responses to all our queries. When we arrived Luxor we met our tour guide Omar who waiting for us, he is extremely knowledgeable and pleasent. Omar made our experience a very memorial one . Throughout the whole tour this travel agency took a good care of us. We are very happy by this level of service we got.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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 C in the wintertime to 23 C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 C in the wintertime to 32 C 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.

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