Egypt Events

Egypt 2017 events Abu Simbel Sun Festival Date (To be confirmed): February 2017 One of the most spectacular events in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Festival celebr …… One of the

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Egypt Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Egypt One of Egypt’s best shopping experiences is Cairo’s medieval market Khan-el-Khalili. Everything from cheap souvenirs to household goods, reproduction ‘antique’ jewellery, brass plaques and jugs, copper utensils

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Egypt Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions Diphtheria Yes Hepatitis A Yes Malaria No Rabies Yes Tetanus Yes Typhoid Yes Yellow Fever No* * A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over

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Where to stay in Egypt

Hotels:  Egypt boasts some beautiful luxury hotels, resorts set in landscaped gardens, characterful guesthouses, historic hotels, eco-lodges and desert camps that offer great value for money. It has seen a

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Egypt History, Language and Culture

History of Egypt Egypt’s history is one of the oldest and most evocative of any country in the world. Who can fail to be captivated by the lives of pharaohs

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Egypt Travel Guide

Open Media Gallery Pyramids, Egypt © 123rf.com / Fatih Kocyildir Key Facts Area:  1,001,450 sq km (386,662 sq miles). Population:  94,137,816 (UN estimate 2016). Population density:  88.4 per sq km.

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Getting around Egypt

Air:  The safest, and quickest, way to get around Egypt is by air, especially as travel by road can be hazardous. EgyptAir (www.egyptair.com) operates daily flights between the international airports

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Egypt Food and Drink

Egyptian cuisine combines many of the best traditions of African, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking, and is both delicious and healthy. Vegetables, meats and aromatic herbs and spices are combined

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Egypt things to see and do

Tourist offices Egyptian Tourist Authority in the USA 45 Rockefeller Plaza #2305, New York, 10111, United States Tel: (212) 332 2570 Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1800. www.egypt.travel Egyptian State Tourist Office

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Money & duty free for Egypt

Exchange rates: Egyptian PoundC$1 = E£14.58€1 = E£20.34£1 = E£24.22US$1 = E£19.55 Currency & Money Currency information:  Egyptian Pound or ginee (LE; symbol E£) = 100 piastres. Notes are in

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