Cairo and Nile Cruise Package Overview
In Cairo, the Egyptian capital, guests enjoying their holidays in Egypt would be visiting the most charming highlights of the city including the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the Saladin Citadel, Khan El Khalili touristic market, Coptic Cairo, and many several interesting monuments to explore.
After having the most fascinating time in Cairo, guests would then travel by airplanes or trains to Luxor to begin the second part of their enjoyable vacation in Egypt.
Embarking from Luxor, the guests would be traveling to Aswan in the most magnificent ambience enjoying their stay in luxurious deluxe five stars’ cruises that offer the highest standards of services and facilities including sundecks, swimming pools, and wonderful panoramic views of the River Nile.
As part of their Cairo and Nile Cruise package, the guests would be visiting the most charming historical sites which include the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Kom Ombo and the Temple of Edfu.
The guests would also greatly enjoy the entertainment program offered by almost all Nile cruise ships which include belly dancing show and competition, Tanoora performance, Nubian shows, and many other interesting activities.
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Egypt is safe country to visit with notable low crime rate, tourist attractions are well secured and there is no common negative attitude towards foreigners, with some sensible precautions and preparations you will feel at home and as safe as you'll ever be.
There is no special dress code when visiting Egypt tourist sites, modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites and there is no special concern for women traveling alone.
Egyptian Arabic is the most commonly spoken language in Egypt, it is also the national language in the country but Egyptians speak and understand English as they study it in school. Fewer Egyptians can speak other languages like French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Egyptians working in tourism sector are accustomed to speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.
Egypt is very connected to the world, it has many direct flights with Africa, Asia, European Union and United States. Visit Cairo Airport website for a full list of Airlines that fly to Egypt.
Duty free allowances on arrival to Egypt are 1L alcohol, 1L perfume, and either 200 cigarettes, 25 cigars or 200g tobacco. Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports and major tourist cities (Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh).
Giza Pyramids and most monuments and Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm. During Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, be aware that these hours will change significantly.
Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm however in major cities it opens much later and some are open 24 hours.
Visitors are welcome in most mosques throughout the year. Modest dress is recommended, women should cover their hair, arms and legs. Both Women and men will remove their shoes before entering.
Taking pictures for people and streets is fine after people permission While Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted. In most historical sites and museums in Egypt it is allowed to use camera, some of them may charge you for camera but at the Egyptian Museum and some similar historical sites it is prohibited and you will be asked to leave camera at reception before entering.
Egypt enjoys big hotel variety from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations; Check in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.
There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt but we recommend to check with your own doctor, he knows you and your medical history best.
The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (LE), it is about ,06 to USD. Money exchange is widely available, Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities and tourist spots.
We do not recommend the public buses in big cities. Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable. Trains go to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai and the Red Sea. Flights from / to tourist cities are always available.
Tipping in Egypt is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory. Generally 5 to 10 EGP for small favors is fine for carrying luggage, parking a car or to guys who clean bathrooms. 10 % is fine in restaurant and spa. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver should be considered if you're provided with good to great service, feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.