Egypt Travel Tips You Need to Know

  1. It is highly recommended not to drink from tap water and you should buy mineral water instead as it is cheap & plentiful.
  2. You have to take care of yourself while crossing busy streets like Cairo.
  3. Tipping is not obligatory in Egypt at all and that is why, feel free to do it or not, no one has the right to force you to do something against your will.
  4. You need to know all about the weather in Egypt and what the best time to visit Egypt is. It is generally the period between October & April. The weather during such a period is so pleasant and cool.
  5. Don’t forget your camera with you as it will be so important during your tours in order to take memorable photos while visiting Egypt’s highlights
  6. Don’t carry a lot of cash with you and it is much better to use your credit card which is acceptable in most of Egypt’s destinations.
  7. Put in mind that the internet connection is available in Egypt and you will have access to all of your accounts at the moment that you reach Egypt.
  8. In Egypt, there are different public transportation just like planes, cars, trains, taxis, Nile Cruises, and other vehicles. Arrange with your travel agency the best way of transportation so that you don’t get tired at all or face difficulty.
  9. In case you wanted to travel to Egypt as a solo traveler, you can let the receptionist of your hotel pick a taxi for you as in hotels, they have assigned taxis with professional drivers. If you have to go with a random taxi driver, you need to know the exact location of the place you are going to with the legible direction of the taxi.
  10. To be able to tour in any part of Egypt, you should ask the receptionist of the help desk to help you in such a matter as they know everything about the best travel companies, tour guides, drivers, private A.C vehicles companies, etc.
  11. If it is the first time for you to visit Egypt then it will be a very benedictional matter to know the best-recommended restaurants with the different types of food so that if you are a vegetarian or a one who needs his food to be lack out of gluten and so on. In Egypt, there are hundreds if not thousands of different restaurants in Egypt offering all types of food in Egypt so you don’t have to worry about that point, the only thing that really matters is your choice.
  12. While being on a group excursion and if you felt that the tour guide is in a rush or you don’t have enough time to do the tours, contact the travel agency right away to inform them of your complaint and they’ll fix the problem at the same time.
  13. You need to bring some personal items of your own that you may not find in Egypt including your medicine with prescriptions from your doctor. That is not all as you’ll need to have your suitable clothes “according to the time you’re visiting Egypt in” in addition to your sunglasses, sunblock, hat, hiking boots, wheelchair, and the other items that may look important to you.
  14. The most common question to be asked among tourists is: Is Egypt a safe country?? The answer to such a question will be; Egypt is a major tourist destination in the world because it is rich with its incredible landmarks & attractions and that is why the Egyptian government is doing its best to provide tourists who come to spend their vacation in Egypt with all of what they need from services and they also try to provide them with a secure atmosphere to ensure that nothing dangerous happened to them.
  15. Egypt is a very suitable family destination to spend your holiday in as there are places for families, parks for children, lovely sites to spend your time with your family is away from crowd places and noisy sites.
  16. Egypt is known for its fanciful Nile Cruise Trips that can be your best chance to visit all of the tiptop attractions in Luxor & Aswan.
  17. If you have a tour to Abu Simble, don’t forget to ask for a breakfast box as the tour from Aswan starts early in the morning. The majority of hotels in Egypt offer such a service.
  18. Your travel agency should supply you with a SIM card to be able to communicate with your tour guide in case you get lost or even call a taxi whenever you have a need to.