Planning a trip to Egypt

 

 

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Planning a trip to Egypt

While planning a trip to Egypt, many common questions may come to your mind. Get the key to know how to plan a perfect Egypt Holiday for a lifetime experience. We will be with you step by step to get a well planned Egypt Tours holiday, Know the best hotels for a safe perfect accommodation to feel that you’re at home, explore top must-see attractions which you have to include in your package and checking the best prices from trusted expert travel agency plan Perfect Egypt Tours Package, keep reading below and find all that you need to know.

 

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 1-Why should I visit Egypt? 

 2-When is the best time to visit Egypt? 

 3-Is it safe to travel to Egypt? 

 4-Search for the best Egyptian hotels 

5-Hints & Tips You Should Know Before Traveling to Egypt

 6-What to pack for Egypt?

 7-Plan your trip with an expert and professional Tour Operator

 

 

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1- Why should I visit Egypt?

If you are a history, culture, Safari or Sea Life adventurer, congrats, you find the right destination. Smell the history by immersing yourself in wonderful Day Trips to Egypt to explore the best valuable places to explore in Egypt. Egypt boasts a unique collection of archaeological discoveries that deserve the adventure such as the Pyramids and Historic sites, temples, and Museums that making your trip more worthy.

Egypt remarkable with vast desert areas, live the adventure and scout the desert during the best Desert Safari adventures to enjoy spending time in a different atmosphere

A lot of people thought that Egypt is just a historical destination, Just Pyramids and camels. In Egypt, you will find many sites to discover, cities to scout it, beach resorts for memorable relaxation vacation, top-rated luxury hotels for safe and relaxed stay, Standard and Luxury Nile Cruises sailing the great Nile River, Top Restaurants & eating venues offering some Egyptian Food that can’t be missed during your stay in Egypt and worldwide Dishes. 

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2-When is the best time to visit Egypt?

 

If you are looking to travel to Egypt, check the best time to visit Egypt, Egypt's traditional tourist seasons times which depend largely on the destination of travelers. If you are looking for a memorable Red Sea holiday, Summer Season is considering the best time for sea holidays. From June to September, you can book a wonderful vacation for an amazing Summer Vibes.

Visit Egypt during winter and enjoy many things to do, get the opportunity to book perfect Egypt Nile Cruises sailing between Luxor and Aswan. Experience Nile Cruise adventure that considers as the best way to explore top preserved highlights in Upper Egypt.

There are many people come from the whole world to celebrate New year, Christmas holiday in Egypt to live a new adventure in this historical destination to explore new culture and different way to celebrate the New year vacation. Easter in Egypt is different, fresh air and wonderful Easter vibes will memorize your trip in Egypt,. Especially if you will cruising the Nile or traveling to coastal cities such as Dahab, Sharm El Sheikh, Marsa Alam, and Hurghada.  

3-Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

Feel peace and feel safe in Egypt, it’s a wonderful safe destination, especially if you're going to explore historical sites which frequented by tourists. During your Egypt vacation, you will find Tourism Police at all tourism sites and cities. Also before the beginning of any requested tour from our Clients, we sent their itinerary to get permission from the Tourism policy. Also to let them aware of every step in tours.

4-Search for the best Egyptian hotels

Check for Top-rated hotels in Egypt with security checks and good prices, try to book top-rated hotels with good reviews to guarantee the service that you are looking for. Also for Nile Cruise accommodation, check different cruises and determine your budget to define which category suits you. 

5-Hints & Tips You Should Know Before Traveling to Egypt

  • Internet 

During your holiday in Egypt, you will find internet access at the majority of hotels in Egypt, Nile Cruises, and restaurants. If you need to access the internet during your day tours, ask your Tour leader to help you to get SIM Card.

  • Language 

The official language in Egypt is Arabic and a lot of the Egyptians People Speaks the English Language, It’s a good idea to be accompanied by an English speaking trusted local professional guide or tour leader during your visits.

  • Tipping 

In Egypt, you will find that tipping is allowed and it’s not compulsory, If you're satisfied with services, you can pay and its depend on you to give them or not.

  • The Currency in Egypt 

The Egyptian Pound is the official currency in Egypt and we advise you to change money to use it for Tips or taxis. During your stay in Egypt, you can use your credit card at hotels, restaurants, and some brand shops.

  • Egypt Visa 

Some people can get a visa-on-arrival for US$25 from the National Bank of Egypt counters that located before immigration and some nationality should apply for a visa before traveling. 

 

Giza Pyramids and Camels

6-What to pack for Egypt?

  • Clothes 

Determine the season and period that you plan to visit Egypt to know clothes that suit this time. If you want to travel to Egypt in summer, bring Bikinis, swimsuits, t-shirts, and shorts for beach time. Don’t forget to bring light clothes and casual wears for historical tours as it will be more comfortable. In Wintertime, bring heavy clothes with you. For women, try to avoid heals in historical sites, dress modestly, and wear clothes that cover shoulders and knees to avoid unwanted attention and any annoying comments. For your feedback, Egypt is an Islamic country so for women, keep a scarf handy during your visits to mosques, churches, and religious sites, it will be a nice message to The Egyptian people that you respect their culture. 

  • Personal items

Traveling to any country around the world will need to bring personal items with you such as a phone charger, camera, or cell phone with a perfect camera for memorable photos, Sunglasses for morning tours, your medicine that you may not find it.

Don’t put all your eggs in the same basket, it's mean that, don’t bring a lot of cash with you, better to bring Credit Card with you, you will find ATMs in everyplace.

 

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7-Plan your trip with an expert and professional Tour Operator

If you are looking for a lifetime holiday in Egypt, search for an expert travel agency to enjoy a wonderful customized itinerary by professional tour operators. Keep reading below to know the best way to travel with a trusted expert travel agent.

Notice and compare the arrangement of your requested itinerary, Long experience and exist in the tourism field will be one of the most important points that you have to notice, Tour operators who reply to your inquiries in a professional way, you should check reviews and feedback of other travelers. All the above-mentioned specifications you will find if you have your tour with us, you will get a customized well-planned package, a Professional tour guide & leader, and high-quality services with competitive prices. 

  

  

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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.

FAQs

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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