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First Trip to Egypt

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 Need to know how to plan your first trip to Egypt? Here you will find the best steps and guidelines to get the perfect Tours to Egypt package for a lifetime experience, keep reading below and explore how to select an expert Travel agent for your first trip to Egypt and know how to get your visa to Egypt, explore top highlights in Egypt that you have to not miss it. Explore best hints you have to know before traveling to Egypt and Sure One of the most popular questions you might have is knowing when is the best time to travel to Egypt and know how to select hotels and cruises for comfortable and luxury accommodation, Keep reading below and be ready to get valuable and useful information to get well planned Egypt travel.

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1-How to apply for Egypt Visa 

2-Discover the best time to visit Egypt? 

3-Plan your first trip to Egypt with an expert Travel agent. 

4-Things to do in Egypt 

5-Travelers Packing list to Egypt

6-Hints You have to Know Before Traveling to Egypt



1-How to apply for Egypt Visa?

Fill out the Online Visa application

Provide a Valid Passport with over six months validity remaining

You have to be a Citizen from eligible countries

Provide hotels address of their Egypt stays.

Pay fees by Credit card

Egypt Visa on arrival

There are 41 countries whose citizens are eligible for an Egypt visa on arrival, get a visa-on-arrival for US$25, you can get Visa from counters of the National Bank of Egypt which located before immigration.

2-Discover the best time to visit Egypt?

If you are looking to travel to Egypt and need to know the best time to visit Egypt,  where you will get the best guidelines to know how to determine the best time for your Egypt Excursions Package, Egypt has traditional tourist seasons times that depend largely on travelers and tourists destinations. You are so lucky if you attend to visit Egypt during winter, you will have the chance to book perfect and memorable Egypt Nile Cruises sailing via the great Nile River between Luxor and Aswan. In the best way to scout top preserved sightseeing in Upper Egypt.

Travel to Egypt in summer or Easter and be ready for amazing summer vibes in wonderful Red Sea holiday, Enjoy Sunny Summer in Egypt From June to September, it’s your chance to spend interesting moments on the beach and live adventure during underwater world adventures.

One of the best-recommended peak tourist seasons in Egypt is Charismas and New year period. Many people come from different countries to celebrate Christmas or New Year celebration in The Land of history. Explore unique and great atmosphere during wonderful Christmas and New Year holidays in Egypt during magical Nile Cruises adventure and Cairo excursions or enjoy an amazing Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh vacation and more with Egypt New year holidays deals.

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3-Plan your first trip to Egypt with an expert Travel agent.

Select an expert travel agent which has the flexibility to customize their itinerates to suits your needs for a lifetime experience, Sure, you are looking for a well-planned trip with Special rates and high quality of services, compare the Plan of your itinerary and notice rates and services which offered by the selected agent, the Long experience of the agent in the tourism field consider as one of the most important points. Notice reviews and feedback of travelers of travel agents, compare Tour operators replies to your inquiries if they plan and reply professionally, Get a customized package, a Professional team and high-quality services and trusted travel agent with long exist and experience in Tourism field competitive prices with Ibis Egypt Tours.


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4-Things to do in Egypt

Live the adventure and step back in time with wonderful Egypt day trips explore the best value places to explore in Egypt. Explore Pyramids and amuse your eyes with the beauty of Egyptian art during The Egyptian museum. Travel to Alexandria city to experience a different culture while visiting Quitbay citadel, Catacomb of Kom El Shoqfa, and Alexandria Library. Try to visit Luxor and Aswan cities for a memorable experience to get many hidden secrets about Egyptian history, you can also explore Luxor and Aswan during a magic Nile cruise.

 Try beach resorts for an interesting relaxation vacation in the red sea, you will discover the beauty and many hidden secrets about the underwater world, also you have the chance to enjoy great Egypt Family Tours .

5-Travelers Packing list to Egypt

  • Clothes

If you are planning to visit Egypt, sure you need to know which clothes will suit this time. Firstly, determine the kind of tours and activities that you will do in the country and the time of your Egypt Vacation and then it will be easy to determine the type of clothes

For beach times and the Red Sea Vacation, bring Shorts, T-shirts, Bikinis, swimsuits, t-shirts, and shorts with you for beach time. During the Winter season, you have to bring heavy clothes with you.

In Egypt historical tours, casual wear and comfortable will be a good idea.  For women travelers, avoid heals in historical sites, dress modestly to avoid any annoying comments. During Tours to religious sites, try to keep a scarf with you it will be a nice message to The Egyptian people that you respect their culture and religion.

  • Personal items

If you are looking to travel to any destination around the world, you will need to bring your items with you such as a Phone adapter, a camera for taking memorable photos or a cell phone, Sunglasses for morning tours, Medicine that you may not find it.



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6-Hints you have to Know Before Traveling to Egypt

If you are plan to travel to Egypt, explore top hints about the country to guarantee a quiet and adorable holiday in Egypt. Egypt considers as of the most tourist destination in the world, it has a unique culture and great people, here you will find top hints and tips about this great country as follows:

  • The Egyptian People

Seriously one of the nicest and most hospitable people on the planet, you will feel happy and warm welcoming while you are dealing with them. They feel happy to help each other’s and especially tourists

  • Language

The Arabic language is the official language in Egypt and you will find most people who work in tourism field are good English speakers, also a lot of the Egyptians People Speaks the English Language, we are highly recommended for you to manage your Egypt Tour by an expert travel agent and to be accompanied by an English speaking local professional guide or tour leader.

  • Tipping

Tipping is allowed in Egypt and it’s not compulsory, during your vacation in Egypt, if you'll feel that you are satisfied with services, you can pay them and it depends on you.

  • ATMs

It's not important to bring a lot of cash with you, better to bring Credit Card with you and you will find ATMs in everyplace.

  • Accommodation in Egypt

Egypt is like other countries have different rated hotels category, Search hotel reviews to guarantee comfort and a great stay, book top-rated luxury hotels, Standard or Luxury Nile Cruises. Determine and define the category that you are looking for during your stay in Egypt or you can ask for the recommendation from Tour Operator to get the perfect choice for comfortable stay suites your budget as one of the most points in your plan is accommodation to feel at home, satisfied and safe during your stay.




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Why Booking With Us?

If you are looking for a reliable travel agency in Egypt, Ibis Egypt tours is the right choice for you. Here are some reasons why you choose us.

Experience and Trustworthiness

Ibis Egypt tours is one of the best Egypt Tour Companies founded in 1987, and we are happy to have you as a part of our Family.

Best Price, no Hidden Fees

We offer the best fares on our flights, transfers and other services we offer compared to what is available in the market.

Experience and Trustworthiness

Our clients' satisfaction is our main goal for our experienced team. That is why we work only with the best tour guides, hotels, and restaurants.

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Our expert team working to keep you secure and satisfied, just contact us and we will assist you with planning a trip to Egypt.

Secure Online Payment

We accept online payment with different currencies, and our online payment is so easily secure and fast system.

Tailor-made holidays

Our packages can be tailored or built completely from scratch to suit your needs. Why not contact us with your interests? we are flexible to arrange it for you.


Questions and Answers related to Egypt Tour Packages.

Egyptian cities are very safe in general, especially at the areas where tourists are visiting frequently, as tourist sites are far from episodes have occurred and it was not affected, even during protests happened after the Egyptian Revolution in 2011 Most of our clients arrived during these periods mentioned how it was safe during their trip to Egypt.

Traveler must have a valid passport for at least six months, You can apply for a tourist visa at any Egyptian embassy in your country before your arrival. If traveler citizen of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Korea, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Serbia, the Ukraine, a country that is part of the Russian Federation, or a country that is a member of the European Union, he can apply for a visa upon arrival at the Egyptian airport, it will cost him $25 or the equivalent amount, and visa will be valid for 30 days.

For sure you can visit Egypt and Jordan, where you can explore fascinating Egypt and Jordan and more with Ibis Egypt tours.

If you have a visa for Sinai, it will allow you to visit any destination in Sinai, but if you want to visit Cairo, Luxor or Aswan you can obtain Visa according to rules at questions number One.

Yes, there are direct flights from the United States to Cairo organized by Egypt Air, where you can find a flight from New York, the JFK Airport, direct to Cairo five times a week. it takes approximately 12 hours. There is flights belongs to Egypt Air as well flies from Los Angles directly to Cairo, it takes approx. 17 hours, However tourists arriving from U.S.A prefer to make transit either in Paris, North Africa ( They prefer to stop in morocco ), or London.

Because of the cheap price of the airline tickets, clients prefer airlines, but the only exception for this client arriving from Jordan via Aqaba Port, as they are crossing by ferry boat from Aqaba Harbor to Nuweiba, but the ships were coming to Egyptian Mediterranean harbors from Cyprus or Greece, is not working nowadays. On the other hand you can find a variety of cruises coming to Egypt’s Mediterranean and the Red Sea Ports, it is stopping at the different harbors for one or two days, and Ibis Egypt tours will be more than happy to offer day trips to Egypt and Jordan for clients wanted to enjoy tours to Egypt or Jordan, and clients can obtain visa at the Egyptian ports, kindly open this link, it contains different Egyptian Shore Excursions trips for clients who intend to ride an international cruise will stop at the Egyptian ports or Jordan port.

We recommend for you to Purchase Cigarettes and Alcohol upon your arrival to Egypt, where you will find duty free shops at Egypt’s airports, at Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, and El Gouna, you will be allowed to purchase 200 cigarettes and 03 liters of alcohol upon arrival.

All travelers arriving to Egypt have 48 Hours to buy cigarettes or alcohol from any duty-free shop either located at Egypt’s airports, or from other locations located in Cairo or from hotels in El Gouna or Hurghada or Sharm El-sheikh, the traveler can purchase 200 cigarettes and 03 liters of Alcohol.

Deposit required for your holiday is 25% of the total holiday cost, except at the peak periods “ Christmas, New Year and Easter “ deposit will be 50% of the total price. and you can pay the deposit by credit card ( Visa or Master Card ) or by bank wire transfer to Ibis Egypt tours bank account.

Ibis Egypt tours is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to receive your booking inquiries via email, telephone, or live online chat. Our number, email, and a link to our chat service can be found at our homepage. www.ibisegypttours.com

Yes for sure Ibis Egypt tours offering special prices for private groups. We are offering discounts starting from 10% and more, depending on the nature and length of the trip. For groups more than 15 people, we will offer you one person in double free of charge from the group.

Ibis Egypt tours has good deals with all hotels all over Egypt, which makes our prices competitive, another thing you’ll notice is the inclusions. While we don’t include everything, we do throw in the major highlights of a destination, the things that everyone goes to see, on the other hand, we leave many other activities as options, to provide you the freedom and flexibility to choose what you want to do on a daily basis.

A charge of 3% will be paid as bank fees for payments made by credit card, No additional charges will be applied.

As Per our terms and conditions, Ibis Egypt tours refund depends on how far in advance we are notified about the cancellation, Except Shore Excursions day trips booking you will refund whatever amount you have paid in advance in case of force majeure.

Ibis Egypt tours is glad to offer a discount for clients wanted to pay the total amount of their tour in advance, However, If you paid the total amount of your tour six months before arrival, we will be more than happy to offer 5% discount for your trip.

You should book your tour maximum one week before your arrival. On the other hand during peak periods “ Christmas and New Year’s, Easter “ earlier is much better to secure space for your holiday before arrival.

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