Having a vacation in Egypt is something marvelous as you will enjoy the beauty of that ancient land and the stunning coastal resorts on the red sea alongside the monumental and historical sites and artifacts. You will also enjoy the desert natural golden sands and scuba diving. All that and more can be done from Egypt. But if you want to maximize your experience and have more joyful time then you need to book for a luxury holiday with deluxe services where you will have the finest accommodations and transportations as well as the relaxing Spa and massage. Here is some advice on how to enjoy a luxury holiday in Egypt:
How to Enjoy A Luxury Holiday in Egypt
1. First, You Need to Pick up Your Flight Class
Flight companies offer a wide range of luxury classes so you need to check what meets your needs. You can choose from a lot of features like if you need to have direct aisle access with no seatmate and do you need Wifi and what about sleeping, do you want to have a convertible chair so you can have some rest and sleep. All these features are offered by a lot of airlines across the world so it is up to you what to choose.
2. Hire A Private Driver
As soon as you arrive in Egypt it is advised to hire a private driver so you can move freely. Private vehicles offer an easier and comfortable way of transportation with a lot of privacy. In Egypt, you will have a variety of choices of luxury cars with affordable prices so hiring a private driver is an important thing to do in order to enjoy your visit with maximum comfort.
3. Stay in A Boutique Hotel Or in A 5* Hotel
While traveling in general, the most important thing is to pick up carefully where you will stay. In a matter of fact, this can be the success factor of your trip or can be your nightmare. Egypt is no different, you should choose the place you will stay in and check its features and accommodation. In Egypt, you will find a lot of luxury hotels and resorts that offer comfortable accommodations and elegant services as well as world-class facilities and nice hospitality. Also, Egypt offers a lot of boutique hotels where you will experience a whole new style of accommodation and comfort. So treat yourself well and choose your Luxury staying place in Egypt.
4. Let Professionals Do All of the Planning Jobs For You
If you don’t have the skill to search or choose the right package for you. Or you simply don’t have the time to plan your visit to Egypt, then let the professionals do it for you. In Egypt, you can find a lot of high-quality travel agencies that offer a lot of marvelous packages and great services. All you need to do is to contact one of them and tell them what you want and they will make it happen for you. But be careful to revise the agency feedback and reviews in order not to waste your money.
5. Hire An Expert Egyptologist Tour Guide
The stranger is a stranger no matter what. So you may consider hiring a private Egyptologist tour guide to assist you and suggest the best places to visit alongside he will help you communicate with locals. Although you can search and ask about where to go and what is the best thing to do there, you still will miss the details and the secrets of a place because of your lack of experience and skill. So we strongly advise you to have your private guide while visiting Egypt as he will be a great assist.
6. Plan Amazing Activities to Enjoy in Egypt
1. Enjoy Luxury Discover in the Pyramids and Cairo Attractions
Cairo is the capital of Egypt for many centuries. It has many monumental and historical sites and places where you will witness the greatness of its culture. The most amazing place that you must see is the pyramids complex where you will see the great pyramids, sphinx, Valley temple, and the unique step pyramid. It is the most visited monument in Egypt. Also, you can visit the Egyptian museum, the hanging church, Salah El-Din Citadel, and the ancient mosque of Muhammad Ali. Cairo’s attractions represent a lot of eras so it is a must-see place.
2. Visit Luxor Landmarks
An ancient Nile city located south to Cairo and North to Aswan, Luxor is considered an open museum because of its large number of monuments and temples that are located on both sides of the Nile. On the east bank of the city, you can visit the great Karnak temple complex, Luxor temple, and enjoy a private carriage tour exploring the city. On the other bank, you can see the Valley of the Kings & Queens and the great colossi of Memnon alongside the one of its kind Hatshepsut temple. Also, you can do some activities like having a nice hot air balloon trip enjoying the city from above in an outstanding view.
3. Enjoy Abu Simbel and Aswan Monuments
Located south to Luxor just north to the Sudanese border, Aswan is an ancient city that was once the capital of the great pharaonic empire. It has a lot of monuments and old ruins. While visiting the city you can see the temple of Philae which is situated on an island in the middle of the Nile. The temple has great carvings that decorates the entrance as well as the wonderful statues. Also, you can visit the High Dam of Aswan at the south where you will witness one of the greatest modern Egypt projects. The Dam was made with the help of Russia to have better control over the floods and to produce hydroelectricity. At the old quarries, you can see the unfinished Obelisk that was made by queen Hatshepsut to be the biggest obelisk ever made, but unfortunately, the project was abandoned due to a crack in the obelisk’s body. Aswan is also the portal to the unique site of Abu Simbel temple which was constructed at the reign of pharaoh Ramses II. You can reach the site by a private plane. Aswan is the city that will make you feel the present combined with the past.
4. Book Luxury Nile Cruise or Private Dahabiya Nile Cruise
Another unique way to explore the secrets of Upper Egypt is while on board of a luxury Nile cruise where you will sail from Luxor to Aswan passing by Kom Ombo and Edfu. You will be amazed by the beauty of the Nile and the monuments that spread across its banks. If you are looking for a very private and special sail, then you can book the unique Dahabiya Nile cruises as you will feel relaxed and elegant with all the world-class services and marvelous facilities that the ship offers. It is your call to choose how to discover the beautiful southern part of Egypt.
5. Have a Luxury Dinner Cruise in Cairo Nile View
Having an excellent dinner is not only about a delicious and tasty meal it is about the place where you will enjoy that meal. At Cairo, you can enjoy a luxury meal while on a marvelous Nile Cruise. You will have an elegant experience enjoying the tasty dishes with a maximum level of hospitality and proficiency while enjoying the outstanding view of the Nile and the Great city of Cairo. Also, you will attend a primum belly dance show as well as astonishing Tannura.
6. Shopping in Egypt Luxury Centers
Shopping in Egypt is a marvelous thing to do as you will have the chance to choose between a lot of shops and bazaars. Egyptian shops offer a wide range of goods including spices, foods, cotton clothes, antiques, jewelers, and magnificent artifacts. The best shopping experience can be done from Khan El Khalili in the Islamic district of Cairo where you will enjoy shopping while having a nice walk into the unique Islamic style streets with its astonishing decorations of the bazaar. It is always a good thing to argue about the prices and never to buy anything that you feel is way too expensive.
7. Snorkeling in the Red Sea
At the Red Sea coastal cities and resorts of Egypt, you can enjoy the crystal clear water from the white sand beaches. Egypt has a number of red sea breathtaking beaches with a lot of first-class luxury accommodations, just for your relaxation and comfort. While at these heavenly places you can enjoy water sports as well as Snorkeling where you will be stunned by the beauty of the Red Sea and its epic fish species. Also, you will see the marvelous coral reef with all its enchanting colors. This is a great experience that can’t be missed.
8. Private Super Safari in the Desert of the Red Sea
Another activity that you can make while at a coastal resort is to book a private Safari tour in exploring the eastern desert of Egypt. First, you will choose between a quad bike or 4*4 land cruiser or if you are adventurous enough you can choose a camel ride. Then you will begin your exploring tour in the depth of the endless desert where you will see the sands spread along with sight from all directions and you will enjoy the ride through the rocky hills and on the soft sands. At night you will be amazed by the shining moon and the glaring stars decorating the sky in an unforgettable view. Also, you will enjoy a Bedouin night with a delicious barbecue.
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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.