Plan a trip to Egypt
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Egypt is truly enthralling, with majestic pyramids, the mighty Nile and a culture that oozes history. It is a must see destination for any traveller. Plan a trip to Egypt with the following detailed travel information.
See what Egypt offers
When to go to Egypt
Egypt is suitable all year. It has 2 main seasons, Winter which is mild and warm from November to April and hot Summers from May to October.
Peak season is generally over the winter from October to February with plenty of tourists around. Christmas, New Year and Easter are also busy.
The best months to visit Egypt (for value and less tourists) are March – May (before or after Easter) and September.
To decide when to go, check Egypt weather, Egypt public holidays and Egypt Events.
How long to go to Egypt for
Plan to go to Egypt for at least 2 weeks, this will give you time to visit the Pyramids, Aswan, Luxor and enjoy the Nile and the coast.
For longer stays, consider adding on an extra week and relaxing on the coast at Hurghada, on the Red Sea.
For trip planning for Egypt click the logo for Egypt Tourism – where it all begins.
Egyptian Tourism Office Link (click for detailed information)
Or browse the online Egypt travel brochures, check out the Egypt travel guide or suggested itineraries for Egypt
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Egypt
To enter Egypt you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry and visa requirements for Egypt check Project Visa and Visa and Passport information.
How to get to Egypt
When you plan a trip to Egypt you can enter by Flight or Cruise.
International Flights operate to the International Airports of Aswan, Alexandria, Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, Marsa Alam,Sharm El Sheikh, Sohag, Taba – Egypt. Major flights operate from Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America into/out of Cairo.
Cruises operate to the ports of Alexandria and Port Said – Egypt – from Africa, UK Europe, Middle East, North America
Ask -Aladdin (an Egypt Travel Specialist Company) offer more detailed information.
For Flight details check
How to get around Egypt
You can travel within Egypt by flight, cruise, drive (it is recommended to hire a driver and vehicle) and/or by train or bus services.
There are a number of airlines which fly within Egypt which you can find under flying. Deciding on which cruise option you will take in Egypt is more difficult a cruise, dahabiyas or a flu
For ways to get around try
What to see and do in Egypt
Egypt has inspired bloggers, writers and travellers who in Top Blogs and Free things to do offer excellent information on What to see and do in Egypt.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Egypt
Egypt offers a huge amount of sightseeing and attractions. Visit the famous Egyptian Monuments, Museums, Historical sites or just relax on a beach …or volunteer. To plan what to see and do in Egypt here are plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Ideas for Places to Stay in Egypt
There are numerous places to stay in Egypt, from Budget huts on the beach to Luxury resorts and Villas. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Egypt, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Egypt to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Egypt Accommodation.
How much to Budget for in Egypt
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living for Egypt.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Egypt
Check important information in Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas for Egypt.