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Frequently Asked Questions

1Payment Questions?

Will be any extra fees that will be paid more than the tour price which I agreed on?

We would like to assure that there won’t be any extra charges of taxes of any kind over the tour price which we agreed on as we mention the tour price according to the whole inclusion of your tour including all taxes and charges but it excludes all of your personal purchases & gratitude “tipping”.

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Should I print a receipt to show to my tour guide upon my arrival?

We highly recommend that you should carry your personal ID or your passport that matches your reservation in addition to a receipt from our side which we send immediately after you confirm the tour with us.

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How much does it cost to do a private guided tour?

You can contact us any time you want to plan a trip in Egypt and we will start directly in customizing your tour according to the number of travelers, the required dates, and your budget.

2 Preparation Questions

What should I wear in Egypt?

Feel free to wear whatever makes you comfortable and most importantly, you should put in mind the season in which you are going to visit Egypt for example, in summer, you should wear a hat, a scarf, light clothes, and sunglasses plus using sunblock to protect yourself from the heat of the sun during the daytime. You should also choose comfortable footwear to be able to tour around the impressive attractions and landmarks in Egypt without getting tired.

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What do I Need to Bring?

Feel free to bring your personal items with you to use while being in Egypt and put in mind that each traveler is allowed to carry luggage that weighs 23 kg in addition to 7 kg carry-on bag. You can carry some of your important medicine with prescriptions from your doctor in order not to waste time looking for medicine in Egypt. You should also bring your passport that must be valid for 6 months from your arrival. Bring some of your personal items like clothes, footwear, and so on.

3Reservation Questions

Do I have to make any early reservation?

We highly recommend an early reservation to get a better chance of getting a better dear and availability of the best hotel accommodations, flight bookings, Nile Cruises, etc. Your early reservation gives us a better chance of getting the best Egyptologist guides, most impressive private drivers, and it also gives us the chance to make some alterations and changes in the tour to match your inquiry.

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What is your refund and cancellation policy?

If you decided to cancel your tour on the same day which we agreed on as a day of your tour then your deposit is non-refundable. For the travel packages that require hotel bookings & flight tickets, you will be charged 25% from the total cost if you canceled 7 days before but if you canceled your tour less than 7 days prior your booking date, then you will be charged 50% of the total cost.

4Weather Questions

What is the best time to visit Egypt?

The duration from October till April is considered by many travelers the best time to visit Egypt which is between winter & spring. The weather gets really tropical & warm with a winter breeze which allows tourists to enjoy their time in Egypt, touring around the magnificent Egyptians attractions & landmarks and most importantly to be able to enjoy a Nile Cruise excursion and have a sailing tour in the longest river in the world. .

General Tips:

  • The Egyptian pound is the currency of Egypt, and all types of Credit cards are used in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest methods of travel within Cairo but a private car is more safe & comfortable.
  • Stay Hydrated during the summer at all time and don't drink any tap water.
  • Keep your tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.
  • Wear comfortable shoes like a closed toe shoes to easily travel across Egypt terrain.

Quality Measures:

  • Behold the great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple.
  • Explore the allure of Luxor in Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple and more.
  • Tour across the captivating wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the Natural magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Swim, Dive and snorkel in mesmerizing Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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$.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • 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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