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The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.

The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.

You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Visas

British passport holders travelling to Egypt normally require a visa.

For visits of up to 30 days, you can get a visa on arrival by payment in Sterling, US Dollars or Euros; the visa fee is US$25 at approved bank kiosks within airport arrival halls, before reaching immigration counters. There’s no need to buy a visa from an agent. In many cases agents will charge more than US$25 for a visa. If you’re harassed by an agent, report the incident to the tourist police in the airport terminal.

Alternatively you can get a visa from an Egyptian Consulate outside Egypt before you travel. If you’re entering Egypt for work or business it is preferable to get a visa before you travel.

British nationals travelling to Sharm el Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba and Taba resorts for up to 15 days receive a free entry permission stamp upon arrival. If you intend to travel out of these areas or stay longer than 15 days, you must get a visa.

If you have travelled to one of the South Sinai Red Sea resorts, entering without a visa and your plans change you can normally purchase a visa at Sharm el Sheikh airport to allow you to travel elsewhere.

Applications for visa extensions should be made at Egyptian Passport and Immigration Offices. You may have difficulties leaving Egypt with an out of date visa. You will not normally be allowed to leave without paying a fine if your visa is out of date by more than 14 days.

Further information and enquiries contact the Egyptian Consulate in London or the Ministry of Immigration.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Egypt.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) are accepted for exit from Egypt, but not accepted for entry or transit.

To leave Egypt on an ETD you will need to visit an Egyptian Passport and Immigraton Office to complete the exit formalities. Some passport offices outside of Cairo may assist, but in many cases you will have to complete the formalities at the National HQ at:

Immigration Office Mogammaa El Tahrir, Tahrir Square, Down Town, Cairo 1st floor: Tel.: 27956301/2/3

Opening hours: 8am-2pm from Saturday-Thursday (N.B. The immigration office is a 10 minute walk from the British Embassy).

Please note that the immigration clearance may take up to 5 working days. Please adjust your travel plans accordingly.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Previous travel to Israel

Evidence of a previous visit to Israel like as an Israeli entry/exit stamp in your passport does not normally cause any difficulties when entering Egypt. It is, however, for the Egyptian authorities to determine the right of entry into the country. If you have any concerns, you should contact the Egyptian consulate.

Work permits

Evidence of testing for HIV is required if you are applying for a work permit.

Medication

Some prescribed and over the counter medicines that are available in the UK are considered controlled substances in Egypt and can’t be brought into the country without prior permission from Egypt’s Ministry of Health. If you arrive in Egypt without this permission and the required documentation, the medication will not be allowed into the country and you may be prosecuted under Egyptian law.

Methadone is not permitted to be taken into Egypt.

If you’re travelling with prescription medication you should carry a medical certificate confirming that the medication has been prescribed for a medical condition. The Egyptian Embassy website states that this should be in the form of an official letter from your GP, specifying details of your condition, the quantity of medication you will be carrying and that the medication is for your personal use only.

For further information and specific queries, contact the Egyptian Medical Office in London on 020 7370 6944.

Customs regulations

There’s a limit of 5,000 Egyptian pounds that you are allowed to bring in or take out of Egypt. There is no limit to the amount of hard currency that you may bring in, but sums that exceed USD 10,000 should be declared on arrival. Certain valuables like electrical equipment, video cameras etc must be declared on arrival. Satellite phones and radio communications equipment brought into Egypt without prior clearance from the Ministry of Telecommunications are likely to be confiscated. Electrical items noted in passports on entry to Egypt must be produced on exit from the country. Failure to do so will result in payment of high rates of customs duty. Contact the Egyptian embassy in your country of residence for further information on customs requirements.

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    We enjoyed a day tour through the Goreme valley and saw a lot. It does not matter what part of cappadocia you see first, it is all truly amazing for a first time visitor to Turkey. There were several highlights, the open air museum was also one, and if you do enter this museum, do not forget to spend the extra 8TL to see the dark chapel, the frescoes are amazing and it is no wonder that photos are not allowed, so just get some postcards! The tour was a nice size of 13 people and the tourleader was quite helpful.

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    Summary – on Friday 24 November 2017, an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed over 300 civilians; you should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local security officials, Avoid crowded places and gatherings, including in or around religious sites. During religious festivals (including the holy month of Ramadan), terrorist groups sometimes call for attacks. Take extra care over local holiday weekends, including the present holiday weekend from 30 November to 3 December as some terrorist attacks have occurred during these times.

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    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to:

    • the Governorate of North Sinai due to the significant increase in criminal activity and continued terrorist attacks on police and security forces that have resulted in deaths

    The FCO advise against all but essential travel to:

    the Governorate of South Sinai, with the exception of the area within the Sharm el Sheikh perimeter barrier, which includes the airport and the areas of Sharm el Maya, Hadaba, Naama Bay, Sharks Bay and Nabq; however, we advise against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh;

    the area west of the Nile Valley and Nile Delta regions, excluding the coastal areas between the Nile Delta and Marsa Matruh (as shown on the map).

    Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Egypt. You should be vigilant at all times, avoid crowded places and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one.

    You should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local security officials. Avoid crowded places and gatherings, including in or around religious sites. During religious festivals (including the holy month of Ramadan), terrorist groups sometimes call for attacks. Take extra care over local holiday weekends, including the present holiday weekend from 30 November to 3 December, as some terrorist attacks have occurred during these times. You can find a list of local holidays on the website of the British Embassy in Cairo.

    On 24 November 2017, an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed over 300 civilians.

    There’s a heightened threat of terrorist attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. On 26 May 2017, gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya province, upper Egypt killing 30 people. Daesh (formerly referred to as ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.

    A state of emergency is in effect in Egypt, imposed after 2 explosions on 9 April 2017 (Palm Sunday) in Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, which killed at least 44 people. Daesh claimed responsibility for these attacks. The state of emergency has been extended a number of times, most recently on 13 October 2017 by 3 months.

    There have been threats to western nationals, institutions, and businesses posted on websites and social media. The main threat to foreigners is from extremists linked to Daesh-Sinai. See Terrorism

    There’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation. Additional security measures which restrict electronic devices on-board planes, have been in place on flights departing from Egypt to the UK since March. You should co-operate fully with security officials. For more information about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Egypt on the way to the UK, read this guidance page and contact your airline or travel company if you have further questions.

    Around 231,000 British nationals visited Egypt in 2016. Most visits are trouble-free. There is no FCO advice against travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile river (including Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings) and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.

    As a precautionary measure, we are advising against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh. On 31 October 2015, a flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg crashed in North Sinai.

    Egyptian and Russian authorities are conducting an investigation. The investigation has not yet formally concluded, but on 17 November 2015 Russian authorities stated that the crash was caused by an explosive device on board the flight.

    We have not raised the threat level in the resort. The above advice applies only to air travel to and from Sharm el Sheikh.

    We will continue working with the Egyptian authorities to enable regular flights between the UK and Sharm el Sheikh to resume. We are also liaising with travel companies so that they are able to resume flights and holidays in Sharm el Sheikh as soon as appropriate security arrangements are in place.

    The Egyptian authorities have announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Qatar. All air and sea points of entry between Egypt and Qatar have been closed. If you have a query relating to your travel plans you should contact your airline or tour operator.

    To contact the emergency services call 122 (police), 123 (ambulance) or 180 (fire). If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

    Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.





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    Crossroads Travel Tour Excellent travel company that we used for other tours as well. We saw Pergamom, Troy and Gallipoli peninsula. Our guide for Galipoli was a retired professor and though fascinating, ended up saturating us with information. Most knowledgeable guide of our month long trip. We changed buses at Gallipoli and travelled 5+ hours to Istanbul. Still had time to explore the city for a few hours before lights out. There was not much to see at Troy but still worth going. Some walls were 4500 years old! Pergamom has incredible history and vistas.

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    Independent tour with CROSSROADS Travel We stayed in Siringe, near Ephesus. our guide, Begum, was with Crossroads Travel. Begum is a beautiful young woman, so friendly and warm, spoke perfect English, and we just loved her from the minute she arrived at our hotel to pick us up for our tour. She knew everything there was to know about Ephesus, Priene, and Didyma- the main sights we went to in the area. I would HIGHLY recommend hiring Begum from Crossroads Travel in the Ephesus/Kusadasi area. We were so sad to have to say goodbye to her- after only 2 days together, she felt like an old friend!

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    We enjoyed a day tour through the Goreme valley and saw a lot. It does not matter what part of cappadocia you see first, it is all truly amazing for a first time visitor to Turkey. There were several highlights, the open air museum was also one, and if you do enter this museum, do not forget to spend the extra 8TL to see the dark chapel, the frescoes are amazing and it is no wonder that photos are not allowed, so just get some postcards! The tour was a nice size of 13 people and the tourleader was quite helpful.

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    Ephesus a must see We did a day tour of Ephesus with Crossroads Travel Tours including lunch (mediocre), Turkish carpet shop and leather factory. Our guide (Specky?) had excellent English and was incredibly knowledgeable with a good sense of humour. Ephesus is very close to Kusadasi but would recommend staying in smaller Selcuk. This site is phenomenal and the history extremely interesting. Our guide made it come alive. There is a lot of walking but mostly flat surface. The pace was excellent whether you are active or not,

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    Turkey, Ephesus, Early Churches, St. Mary’s House We went on a tour for 13 days via Crossroads travels covering Turkey, Patmos and Athens. I would strongly recommend Crossroads travels and all were well organised and more over they are ready to tailor make your package to suit your budget and interest. Istanbul was a short stay as I was scared of the recent protest but found it safe. Kusadasia and the ancient churches Ephesus, Sardis, Smyrna (Izmir), and Philadelphia were really interesting and spiritually nourishing. We also visited St. Mary’s house, St.Johns tomb and the 7 sleepers where many saints were buried. Kusadasia has other attractions but the Ada aqua park is not worthy for the money spent and not comparable to what you see in Singapore or Melbourne.

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    Ephesus a must see We did a day tour of Ephesus with Crossroads Travel Tours including lunch (mediocre), Turkish carpet shop and leather factory. Our guide (Specky?) had excellent English and was incredibly knowledgeable with a good sense of humour. Ephesus is very close to Kusadasi but would recommend staying in smaller Selcuk. This site is phenomenal and the history extremely interesting. Our guide made it come alive. There is a lot of walking but mostly flat surface. The pace was excellent whether you are active or not, Visited April 2012

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    Republic of Turkey (Turkiye) Turkey (used to be called Anatolia) located in between

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    Crossroads travel

    crossroads travel crossroads travel, crossroads travel, As an established tour operator and travel agency, our principle is to offer the highest quality of travel services to our guests, tour operators and travel agency partners. We attribute our success to our first-hand destination knowledge, constant attention to detail, personalized service and co-operation with the most skilled our travel industry professionals to deliver seamless travel arrangements for Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Balkans. As an established tour operator and travel agency, our principle is to offer the highest quality of travel services to our guests, tour operators and travel agency partners. We attribute our success to our first-hand destination knowledge, constant attention to detail, personalized service and co-operation with the most skilled our travel industry professionals to deliver seamless travel arrangements for Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Balkan. As an established tour operator and travel agency, our principle is to offer the highest quality of travel services to our guests, tour operators and travel agency partners. We attribute our success to our first-hand destination knowledge, constant attention to detail, personalized service and co-operation with the most skilled our travel industry professionals to deliver seamless travel arrangements for Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Balkans. As an established tour operator and travel agency, our principle is to offer the highest quality of travel services to our guests, tour operators and travel agency partners. We attribute our success to our first-hand destination knowledge, constant attention to detail, personalized service and co-operation with the most skilled our travel industry professionals to deliver seamless travel arrangements for Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Balkan.





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    Summary – on Friday 24 November 2017, an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed over 300 civilians; you should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local security officials, Avoid crowded places and gatherings, including in or around religious sites. During religious festivals (including the holy month of Ramadan), terrorist groups sometimes call for attacks. Take extra care over local holiday weekends, including the present holiday weekend from 30 November to 3 December as some terrorist attacks have occurred during these times.

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    Download map (PDF)

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to:

    • the Governorate of North Sinai due to the significant increase in criminal activity and continued terrorist attacks on police and security forces that have resulted in deaths

    The FCO advise against all but essential travel to:

    the Governorate of South Sinai, with the exception of the area within the Sharm el Sheikh perimeter barrier, which includes the airport and the areas of Sharm el Maya, Hadaba, Naama Bay, Sharks Bay and Nabq; however, we advise against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh;

    the area west of the Nile Valley and Nile Delta regions, excluding the coastal areas between the Nile Delta and Marsa Matruh (as shown on the map).

    Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Egypt. You should be vigilant at all times, avoid crowded places and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one.

    You should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local security officials. Avoid crowded places and gatherings, including in or around religious sites. During religious festivals (including the holy month of Ramadan), terrorist groups sometimes call for attacks. Take extra care over local holiday weekends, including the present holiday weekend from 30 November to 3 December, as some terrorist attacks have occurred during these times. You can find a list of local holidays on the website of the British Embassy in Cairo.

    On 24 November 2017, an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed over 300 civilians.

    There’s a heightened threat of terrorist attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. On 26 May 2017, gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya province, upper Egypt killing 30 people. Daesh (formerly referred to as ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.

    A state of emergency is in effect in Egypt, imposed after 2 explosions on 9 April 2017 (Palm Sunday) in Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, which killed at least 44 people. Daesh claimed responsibility for these attacks. The state of emergency has been extended a number of times, most recently on 13 October 2017 by 3 months.

    There have been threats to western nationals, institutions, and businesses posted on websites and social media. The main threat to foreigners is from extremists linked to Daesh-Sinai. See Terrorism

    There’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation. Additional security measures which restrict electronic devices on-board planes, have been in place on flights departing from Egypt to the UK since March. You should co-operate fully with security officials. For more information about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Egypt on the way to the UK, read this guidance page and contact your airline or travel company if you have further questions.

    Around 231,000 British nationals visited Egypt in 2016. Most visits are trouble-free. There is no FCO advice against travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile river (including Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings) and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.

    As a precautionary measure, we are advising against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh. On 31 October 2015, a flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg crashed in North Sinai.

    Egyptian and Russian authorities are conducting an investigation. The investigation has not yet formally concluded, but on 17 November 2015 Russian authorities stated that the crash was caused by an explosive device on board the flight.

    We have not raised the threat level in the resort. The above advice applies only to air travel to and from Sharm el Sheikh.

    We will continue working with the Egyptian authorities to enable regular flights between the UK and Sharm el Sheikh to resume. We are also liaising with travel companies so that they are able to resume flights and holidays in Sharm el Sheikh as soon as appropriate security arrangements are in place.

    The Egyptian authorities have announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Qatar. All air and sea points of entry between Egypt and Qatar have been closed. If you have a query relating to your travel plans you should contact your airline or tour operator.

    To contact the emergency services call 122 (police), 123 (ambulance) or 180 (fire). If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

    Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.





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    The capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means the victorious city . It is located on both banks of the River Nile near the head of the river’s delta in northern Egypt and has been settled for more than 6000 years, serving as the capital of numerous Egyptian civilizations. Cairo is known locally as Misr , the Arabic name for Egypt, because of its centrality in Egyptian life.

    Greater Cairo is spread across three of Egypt’s administrative governorates. The north eastern part is known as Kaliobia Governorate, while the west bank is part of the governorate of Giza, and the eastern parts and south eastern parts are another governorate known as Cairo, the three parts are known together as greater Cairo. The city is marked by the traditions and influences of the East and the West, the ancient and the modern. However, the city also reflects Egypt’s growing poverty, and it struggles to cope with problems caused by massive population growth, urban sprawl, and a deteriorating infrastructure.

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    The city of Cairo covers an area of more than 453 sq km (more than 175 sq m), though it is difficult to separate the city from some of its immediate suburbs. Bracketed by the desert to the east, south, and west and bounded by the fertile Nile delta to the north, Cairo sits astride the river, though it spreads farther on the east bank than the west. Cairo also includes several river islands, which play an important role in the life of the city. As the region’s principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre, Cairo contains many cultural institutions, business establishments, governmental offices, universities, and hotels, which together create a dense pattern of constant activity.

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    The centre of downtown Cairo is Tahrir Square, located on the east bank. A hub of tourist activity, the vast and open square contains numerous attractions, including the Egyptian Museum, the Arab League headquarters, and the modern Umar Makram Mosque. Extending from north to south along the east bank of the Nile is the Corniche, Cairo’s main thoroughfare. Located nearby is the narrow strip of land known as Garden City, one of the city’s newer residential areas. In the centre of the city is the river island of Zamalek (also called Jezerah, meaning the Island ), which contains the upscale residential and commercial neighborhood also known as Zamalek, the Cairo Opera House (founded in 1869), and the Cairo Tower (1961). Three bridges link the island with both banks of the river. The island of Al-Rodah, located to the south, is linked to the mainland by two additional bridges, while another bridge to the north carries road and rail traffic across the Nile.

    Outside the city’s central area on the east bank, spanning from the northeast to the southeast, are the neighborhoods of Islamic Cairo. These neighborhoods are known for their narrow streets, crowded markets (bazaars), and hundreds of Mosques, many dating back to the medieval period. South of the Islamic district is Old Cairo, where some of the city’s oldest architectural monuments can be found. Old Cairo is the home of Cairo’s Coptic Christian community, and the site of the Coptic Museum plus a number of Coptic churches.

    The irrigation of Cairo’s desert periphery has allowed for the development of suburbs, such as Heliopolis, located to the northeast. Other modern suburbs are interspersed with recently created migrant neighborhoods that accommodate the city’s growing population. Industrial areas further crowd the city, restricting its growth. An international airport serves Cairo, situated approximately 24 km (about 15 m) northeast of the city; the Ramses railway station and the bus terminal are located near downtown Cairo.

    Cairo is the chief commercial and industrial centre of Egypt. Local industries manufacture cotton textiles, food products, construction supplies, motor vehicles, aircraft, and chemical fertilizers. Iron and steel are produced at the south part just outside the city. Cairo is also a centre for government activities and service industries. Because of the city’s warm climate and numerous historical and cultural attractions, tourism plays an important role in its economy. Cairo receives goods shipped on the Nile at the river port, located at the northern end of the city. From Cairo, products are sent by road, railroad, and waterway to the Mediterranean ports of Alexandria and Port Said. The city is connected by train service to other major cities. Traffic congestion is a growing problem in Cairo, but it is the only city in the Middle East and Africa that has a subway. A subway system opened in the city in 1987.for the first time carrying about 2 million passengers everyday. Lately a second line has been opened, this linked the old line with the western superb in the west bank (Giza), The third line is still under construction which will connect Cairo airport to the city centre and finish in the busy suburb of Imbaba.

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    We enjoyed a day tour through the Goreme valley and saw a lot. It does not matter what part of cappadocia you see first, it is all truly amazing for a first time visitor to Turkey. There were several highlights, the open air museum was also one, and if you do enter this museum, do not forget to spend the extra 8TL to see the dark chapel, the frescoes are amazing and it is no wonder that photos are not allowed, so just get some postcards! The tour was a nice size of 13 people and the tourleader was quite helpful.

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    The Arab Republic of Egypt is one of the most historic lands one will ever set foot on. Teeming with remains of prehistoric empires, huge mosques, city ruins, and amazing holy sites, Egypt is one of the most important countries in Africa and the Middle East. It lies north of the Persian Gulf and is bordered to the north, east, south, and west by Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Sudan, and Libya, respectively. A treasure box of very old cities, citadels and astounding heritage sites that bring the past to life, Egypt is a country worth visiting. Archaeological digs reveal stupendous marvels that resonate with culture. At Yatra.com, tourists can find some of the most exciting Egypt tour packages that suits one’s requirements and budget. Dubbed by history books as the cradle of humankind, Egypt takes one on an implausible journey to the birth of primeval cultures, age-old empires and the golden age that existed before Christ. From ancient structures and tombs of pharaohs to astrophysical museums housing the world’s most comprehensive archaeological finds, the country of Egypt features dozens of marvellous attractions. History rich sites and biblical cities await discovery, as do famous landmarks like the Abu Simbel and the beautifully-preserved Suez Canal. The focal point of Egyptian culture, the Pyramids of Giza is generally the most imperative part of any kind of holiday in Egypt. Famous the world over, and the last enduring landmark of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the pyramids are Egypt’s greatest achievement. There are plenty of structures to discover, from the Sphinx to the Great Pyramid of Cheops- the oldest of all. The area becomes extremely enchanting at dusk, whet it gets enlightened by a light and sound show. Those seeking adventure on an Egypt tour will not be disappointed either. Whether it’s scuba diving in the Red Sea or camel safari in the desert, there is something for every traveller. Egypt’s geographical landscape is quite assorted, with both desert and tropical regions, which means that the climate tends to vary, as well. This does make for a fascinating journey as different parts of the country makes one feel like he/she is in an absolutely different part of the world. Egypt is also surrounded by outstanding neighbours in both Africa and the Middle East, which would make for an exciting stopover pre or post trip. In Egypt, there are ample choices of accommodation for all tastes and budgets. Whether it’s a family looking for a comfy resort or independent travellers in search of a pleasant guesthouse, there are plenty of options.

    Shopping in Egypt

    Egypt does not have shopping malls or complexes; shopping here is mainly done at traditional markets and streets. From hand-made carpets to leather goods and backgammon sets, all sort of items are easily available in the markets of Egypt. In the city of Cairo, the most suited place to enjoy shopping is Khan el-Khalili – a famous medieval market. To shop in Alexandria, the preferred place to visit is Attareen neighbourhood, where many stalls selling antique items can be found.

    Food Cuisines in Egypt

    There are a number of restaurants, pubs and food outlets in Egypt that offers a wide variety of delicacies. Egyptian cuisine is considered to be the blend of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare. The most consumed foods here are the beans, lentils, roasted beef and kebabs. Other than regional delicacies, travellers can also relish pizzas, pastas, salads and steaks.

    Must do & Must Experience in Egypt

    Egypt is one of the most popular holiday destinations for those who want to get an insight into the country’s history or admire the thousand-year old pyramids. Frequented by tourists all year-round, this destination keeps visitors intrigued for days. Pyramids of Giza undoubtedly represent this country and are listed in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The architecture of Great Pyramid of Cheops is also worth admiring. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is a great place to known about the fascinating history of this country. It is home to approximately 120,000 artefacts, which is among the largest collections in the world. Besides pyramids, another most prominent attraction of this country is the Abu Simbel Temple. This temple is built using sandstone and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Suez Canal is a man-made waterway that connects the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. This canal can be accessed by a boat ride or a by a walk in the Peace Bridge. Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Luxor Temples are the two prominent attractions of this place. Valley of the Kings can be visited to admire the tombs of old Egyptian pharaohs.

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    31/12/2017

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    Egypt travel advice: Tourists tell of safety fears as UK tour

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    Tourists tell of Egypt safety fears as UK tour operators continue to fly to Red Sea resorts

    Published: 11:39 GMT, 19 August 2013 | Updated: 16:19 GMT, 19 August 2013

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    Worried British tourists who cancel their trips to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts will not get a refund from their tour operator because the British Government has not yet extended its advice against ‘all but essential travel’ to the country’s east coast.

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against all travel to North Sinai and all but essential travel to Egypt but the warning excludes the Red Sea resorts in South Sinai and the Egyptian mainland.

    These include the entire region of Sharm el Sheikh, Taba, Nuweiba and Dahab.

    Business as usual: The FCO has not extended its warning to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, including Sharm el Sheikh, which is popular with British holidaymakers

    However other European countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, France and Belgium, have advised their citizens not to travel to the Red Sea resorts.

    The US has also issued an alert for the whole of Egypt and Thailand is preparing to evacuate 2,000 of its nationals.

    If the British Government follows suit and issues a warning telling British holidaymakers not to travel to the resorts, tourists will be able to claim a refund on their booking.





    31/12/2017

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    Egypt Tour Packages, Travel Packages, Trip Packages – Holiday Packages #cheap

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    Egypt Land Tours

    Egypt Travel Experts. gives you the best Egyptian experience with a full range of tours and Packages including the top Egyptian attractions, Nile cruises and Red Sea resort vacations.

    If you want to capture the beautiful memories with your family members & friends then enjoy your vacation by sightseeing scenarioof Egypt trips. Egypt Guided Tours helps you to make your amazing fascinations also providing trip at affordable travel packages. We offer you wide selection of tourist places at customized services with Egypt tour package.

    We are the Egyptian Travel Experts . We can arrange every aspect of your stay in Egypt -complete package tours, Nile and Lake Nasser cruises, incentive, educational, religious, sports, tailor-made itineraries, long or short breaks, or what ever you require – we guarantee your satisfaction.

    Nobody covers Egypt like we do, whether you are interested in a classical tour of Egypt that incorporates the wonderful sights of Cairo – including the Sphinx and the majestic pyramids of Giza . the fascinating marvels of King Tut s treasures at the Egyptian Museum . the bustling bazaars and Old Cairo with its world-famous Citadel and Islamic Mosques and Coptic churches or a relaxing or scuba-diving vacation on the shores of the Red Sea, contact us today for personal service and advice with our experts.

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    28/12/2017

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    Cairo Vacation Packages, Egypt – Book Cairo Vacations, Packages & Deals

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    23/12/2017

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    Is It Safe to Travel to Egypt? #cheapest #airline #tickets

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    Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?

    By Anouk Zijlma. Africa Travel Expert

    Anouk Zijlma is an experienced travel agent, travel editor, and international traveler. She’s lived in Malawi and Kenya, and has traveled extensively throughout the continent. Here are some photos of Anouk enjoying herself in Africa.

    Question: Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?

    Health and safety information for visitors planning to travel to Egypt. Find out if there are current travel warnings for Egypt, basic safety tips and information, health tips, and information for women planning to travel alone to Egypt.

    Answer: In January 2011, Egypt went through a political revolution that seriously affected tourism in the country. By the end of April 2011, the US Department of State had downgraded its travel warning to a travel alert and most of the tourist destinations within Egypt are again considered safe to visit.

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    However, the one year anniversary of the revolution in January 2012, brought a lot of protesters back on the streets, disappointed with the lack of real progress. A tragedy at a soccer match early February (2012) in Port Said added some fuel to the flames, and once again the capital was unstable. By May 2012, more people died in central Cairo after clashing with the police. In November 2012 more clashes involving the government and anti-Muslim Brotherhood (the current President s party) escalated into violent scenes in Cairo and Alexandria .

    In July 2013, the army stepped in and ousted President Mursi. and the US Department of State issued a travel warning warning all its citizens against traveling to Egypt.By late 2014 things certainly seem to have settled down and all US State Travel Warnings and Alerts have been lifted.

    Please check your local government information, and the news, for the latest updates before you plan your trip. And note that the US Department of State does not like to issue any travel alert or warning for Egypt, even if the situation gets quite bad, so use your own good instincts as well.





    08/12/2017

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    STI Travel: Egypt Jordan – Cairo Forum #bing #travel #flights

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    I picked STI USA, aka Sakkara Group (STI Egypt), as our tour operator after extensive comparison shopping on the internet and personal exchange. I chose STI for our group of 12, who have traveled together for several years, for several reasons, 1) easier to deal with an US-based office, 2) willingness to work with my customized itinerary, 3) competitive pricing, and 4) reputation as described by posts on several big travel boards.

    We left on March 6, 2008 for a 20-day, customized tour, which included selected 5-star hotels and non-touristy restaurants, of Egypt. Istanbul. and Jordan. Every detail seemed set as we departed from JFK.

    During the trip I began to develop and form a changed opinion of STI based upon the experiences and follow through. Although STI should be considered a strong contender for a trip to Egypt, I would forewarn you of possible problems if you go with them.

    I think STI is a superb choice of tour operator to Egypt, Istanbul, and Jordan from the US if you stick to one of their standard itineraries. They have an impressive array of vertically-integrated resources and services, including hotels, guides, vehicles, restaurants, and Nile cruisers. Their pricing for contracted hotels and restaurants that are not theirs are indicative of their clout. However, if you want to include personal choices of accommodations, restaurants, and sites, resulting in a customized tour and itinerary, you may be very disappointed and upset, even after every detail is seemingly finalized before departure.

    For example, in several cases the daily itinerary was not followed in proper sequence causing serious time-related problems in seeing the iconic attractions. We had to go to Giza twice because we missed the Sphinx the first time. By the time the return to the Sphinx was granted after angry demands, 2 couples had already left Egypt for home. On the other hand, in Istanbul one day’s itinerary ended by 3:00 when were supposed to enjoy the night life aboard a private Bosphorous cruise. Incidentally we were first booked on a public boat and had to tell the guide that we prepaid for a private cruise as stated in the itinerary. Also restaurants were switched twice, rooms at Old Cataract were downgraded from Nile view to courtyard view, and guides were less than competent and attentive. But the most irritating aspect of the experience was the slow, indifferent attitude of STI to act upon and resolve the many discrepancies presented to STI through our evaluation report. Although STI refunded the cost of the Turkey visas, which we were charged twice, and settled the downgraded room issue, they have not only failed to accept responsibility for making our trip less than what we expected and paid for, but also failed to acknowledge the issues I have raised. I am still waiting to hear from STI.

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    01/12/2017

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    Egypt travel #travel #and #leisure

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    WARNING:

    Threat of terrorism in all of Egypt remains real. A suicide bomber tried to blow himself at the Karnak temple (apparently targeting tourists) resulting in causalities. Egypt is still suffering instability and remains part of a highly unstable region.

    U.S. citizens are urged to remain alert to local security developments and to be vigilant regarding their personal security by knowing the locations of police and fire stations, hospitals, and other places to relocate to feel secure. If you are concerned for your security, you should exercise personal responsibility, remove yourself from the situation, and relocate to an area where you feel secure. U.S. citizens should also carry identification and a cell phone or other means of communication that works in Egypt; it is advisable to have the U.S. Embassy’s number and email pre-programmed into the device.

    Terrorists and extremists have used explosive devices, car-bombs, and drive-by shootings to target police, security officials, government institutions and civilians, resulting in deaths, casualties, and damage to infrastructure. A large number of these incidents specifically targeted Egyptian security forces and infrastructure. Police officers and civilian bystanders have been killed and injured by drive-by shootings in Cairo and elsewhere. The authorities have made arrests and responded with a heavy police and military presence throughout the country. Responsibility for these attacks has been attributed primarily to jihadist elements operating out of the Sinai Peninsula, which remains a particularly restive region.





    16/11/2017

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    Travel egypt #how #to #get #a #cheap #flight

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    Полезная информация

    Такого понятия как единая “египетская подробно

    Перед поездкой

    Путешествие в Египет несомненно будет увлекательным, ведь здесь вас ждут многочисленные развлечения

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    Если вы впервые: Почему бы не испытать наш путеводитель!

    Планировщик путешествий — это средство для индивидуальной настройки плана отдыха в Египте и предоставления общего доступа к маршруту.

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    Упорядочить

    После добавления нескольких достопримечательностей можно настроить маршрут, щелкнув кнопку «упорядочить» на боковой панели Планировщика путешествий.

    Планировщик путешествий автоматически откроется и упорядочит все достопримечательности по городам, в которых они расположены, и отобразит расстояние между двумя или несколькими городами. Чтобы просмотреть маршрут по городу, щелкните вкладку города. Упорядочивание достопримечательностей, расположенных в этом городе, выполняется автоматически, а достопримечательности на карте отображаются с учетом кратчайшего расстояния между ними.





    12/11/2017

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    Egypt Tours – Holidays #gifto #travel

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    Egypt

    Awesome ancient wonders, endless golden sands and atmospheric local souqs make Egypt the ultimate travel destination. From the enigmatic aura of the Sphinx to the imposing glory of the Pyramids, step into the Land of the Pharaohs and discover the exotic charms of evocative Egypt.

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    Culture and customs

    Egypt s culture is a unique blend of antiquity and modernity. Egyptians are very proud of their ancient heritage, and with such iconic monuments, impressive art and unique architecture, it s no wonder Egyptians are as mesmerised as foreigners are.

    Just as in ancient times, religion plays a large part in daily life with most Egyptians being either Sunni Muslim or Coptic Christian. Much of life revolves around daily prayer and religious holidays, with Ramadan and Eid being the most important events in the calendar for Muslims. Ornate mosques and historic churches can be found almost everywhere in Egypt, and serve as important places of worship as well as social meeting points.

    The influence of modern Western culture is particularly evident in large cities likes Cairo and Alexandria, with television, radio and internet all bringing pop culture, fashion and literature to Egypt. Despite this, Egypt clings strongly to tradition with family still being at the top of most Egyptians priorities. Loyalty to ones family, respect for elders and honouring ancestors are hallmarks of Egyptian life.

    Food is another important part of Egyptian culture with traditional Middle Eastern fare being prepared and served in most family homes, restaurants and markets. Food is also the focal point of most celebrations, as is music – with modern Egyptians keeping folk music traditions alive by playing Arabic instruments like the oud at weddings and other celebrations.

    To get the true picture of Egyptian culture and customs, be sure to sample local delicacies, listen to traditional music often played in cafes and restaurants, and chat with locals who wish to share their stories and lives with you. Some Intrepid trips offer the rare chance to stay with a local family – what better way to experience local life?

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    Eating and drinking

    Intrepid believes that one of the best ways to experience a country is by eating! Whether you re sampling street food, savouring a cheap eat or indulging in a banquet, there are endless options to choose from wherever you are in the world.

    Things to try in Egypt

    1. Seafood

    Take the opportunity to tuck into fresh seafood, especially when in coastal regions and cities such as the Red Sea and Alexandria.

    Exotic fruits are cheap and plentiful throughout Egypt – why not try guava, mango or melon from a market or street vendor.

    3. Ful Medames

    Don t leave Egypt without trying the classic dish of ful medames, which can be traced back to pharaonic times. Consisting of slow-cooked fava beans, served with olive oil, parsley, garlic and lemon juice – add some spice by seasoning with chilli paste and eat with bread.

    4. Falafel

    A favourite with vegetarians, falafel (fried chickpea balls) are available at markets and from street vendors, and are generally served as a snack.

    5. Tea (also known as shai)

    An important part of daily life in Egypt, tea is sipped throughout the day and with meals.

    Turkish or Arabic coffee can be found in Egypt, so sit back in a cafe and drink your coffee short, black and sweet like the locals do.

    Delicious, sweet pastries are found in restaurants, markets and cafes in Egypt. Never was there a better time to live by the adage “Life is short, eat dessert first”.





    21/09/2017

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    Egypt Tour Packages #borneo #travel

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    Egypt Tour Packages

    The Arab Republic of Egypt is one of the most historic lands one will ever set foot on. Teeming with remains of prehistoric empires, huge mosques, city ruins, and amazing holy sites, Egypt is one of the most important countries in Africa and the Middle East. It lies north of the Persian Gulf and is bordered to the north, east, south, and west by Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Sudan, and Libya, respectively. A treasure box of very old cities, citadels and astounding heritage sites that bring the past to life, Egypt is a country worth visiting. Archaeological digs reveal stupendous marvels that resonate with culture. At Yatra.com, tourists can find some of the most exciting Egypt tour packages that suits one’s requirements and budget. Dubbed by history books as the cradle of humankind, Egypt takes one on an implausible journey to the birth of primeval cultures, age-old empires and the golden age that existed before Christ. From ancient structures and tombs of pharaohs to astrophysical museums housing the world’s most comprehensive archaeological finds, the country of Egypt features dozens of marvellous attractions. History rich sites and biblical cities await discovery, as do famous landmarks like the Abu Simbel and the beautifully-preserved Suez Canal. The focal point of Egyptian culture, the Pyramids of Giza is generally the most imperative part of any kind of holiday in Egypt. Famous the world over, and the last enduring landmark of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the pyramids are Egypt’s greatest achievement. There are plenty of structures to discover, from the Sphinx to the Great Pyramid of Cheops- the oldest of all. The area becomes extremely enchanting at dusk, whet it gets enlightened by a light and sound show. Those seeking adventure on an Egypt tour will not be disappointed either. Whether it’s scuba diving in the Red Sea or camel safari in the desert, there is something for every traveller. Egypt’s geographical landscape is quite assorted, with both desert and tropical regions, which means that the climate tends to vary, as well. This does make for a fascinating journey as different parts of the country makes one feel like he/she is in an absolutely different part of the world. Egypt is also surrounded by outstanding neighbours in both Africa and the Middle East, which would make for an exciting stopover pre or post trip. In Egypt, there are ample choices of accommodation for all tastes and budgets. Whether it’s a family looking for a comfy resort or independent travellers in search of a pleasant guesthouse, there are plenty of options.

    Shopping in Egypt

    Egypt does not have shopping malls or complexes; shopping here is mainly done at traditional markets and streets. From hand-made carpets to leather goods and backgammon sets, all sort of items are easily available in the markets of Egypt. In the city of Cairo, the most suited place to enjoy shopping is Khan el-Khalili – a famous medieval market. To shop in Alexandria, the preferred place to visit is Attareen neighbourhood, where many stalls selling antique items can be found.

    Food Cuisines in Egypt

    There are a number of restaurants, pubs and food outlets in Egypt that offers a wide variety of delicacies. Egyptian cuisine is considered to be the blend of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare. The most consumed foods here are the beans, lentils, roasted beef and kebabs. Other than regional delicacies, travellers can also relish pizzas, pastas, salads and steaks.

    Must do & Must Experience in Egypt

    Egypt is one of the most popular holiday destinations for those who want to get an insight into the country’s history or admire the thousand-year old pyramids. Frequented by tourists all year-round, this destination keeps visitors intrigued for days. Pyramids of Giza undoubtedly represent this country and are listed in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The architecture of Great Pyramid of Cheops is also worth admiring. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is a great place to known about the fascinating history of this country. It is home to approximately 120,000 artefacts, which is among the largest collections in the world. Besides pyramids, another most prominent attraction of this country is the Abu Simbel Temple. This temple is built using sandstone and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Suez Canal is a man-made waterway that connects the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. This canal can be accessed by a boat ride or a by a walk in the Peace Bridge. Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Luxor Temples are the two prominent attractions of this place. Valley of the Kings can be visited to admire the tombs of old Egyptian pharaohs.

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    06/09/2017

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    Cairo Vacation Packages, Egypt – Book Cairo Vacations, Packages & Deals

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    Booking your flight and hotel together can save you a lot of money. Cairo vacation packages from CheapOair make it easy to book your whole vacation in just one step. You can even book your hotel and car together for even more savings.

    How do you Book Cheap Cairo Vacations?

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    01/09/2017

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    DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism, Security #bashar #assad, #barack #obama, #binyamin


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    DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Jul 27, 2017, 7:04 AM (IDT)

    The Netanyahu government has caved in to combined Palestinian and Israeli Arab pressure. By Thursday morning, July 27, all the security measures, metal detectors, cameras and fences, had been removed from Temple Mount, and the bodies of the three Israeli Arabs who murdered to Israeli police officers handed over to their families.They were hailed as martyrs of occupied Umm al-Fahm. In the Old City of Jerusalem, joyous Palestinians handed out candy, fired off crackers.

    DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 25, 2017, 4:08 PM (IDT)

    Russia quietly moved troops to a point in southern Syria that lies 8km from Israel s Golan border, in the face of Israeli objections. Moscow used the uproar over the Temple Mount standoff and the diplomatic crisis between Israel and Jordan to cover its creeping troop deployment almost up to Syria s borders with Israeli and Jordan. Israeli leaders inspected the new deployment Tuesday, July 25..

    DEBKAfile Special Report Jul 24, 2017, 11:48 PM (IDT)

    The diplomatic crisis between Jordan and Israel lasted a day and a half before it was resolved. By late Monday, July 24, the Israeli embassy staff was free to leave Amman and drove through the Allenby Bridge crossing on their way home. Among them was the security guard, who Sunday shot dead two Jordanians in a struggle after he was stabbed with a screwdriver.

    DEBKAfile Special Report Jul 25, 2017, 4:28 PM (IDT)

    Thousands of splinter organizations dedicate their every waking moment to posting falsified narratives, videos and pictures on the web with the aim to mislead students and try and draw them into joining what is known as the BDS movement. Whilst the raging wars of yesterday were once on the ground, today they are most certainly fought in cyber space.


    19/08/2017

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    Flying to Egypt

    The country is well served by international airlines that fly direct from around the world. British Airways ( www.ba.com ), Air France (www.airfrance.com ) and KLM (www.klm.com ), along with low cost carrier easyJet (www.easyjet.com ) are among the companies that provide flights to Egypt. The main international airports are in Cairo. Alexandria, Sharm el Sheikh. Luxor. Marsa Alam and Aswan. Charter flights depart mainly from Europe and the Middle East into the Red Sea coast airports.

    The national airline is EgyptAir (MS) (www.egyptair.com ), which has a busy network linking the country with, among other destinations, New York in the US. Kuala Lumpar in Malaysia. Bangkok in Thailand and Mumbai in India. Rome. Paris. Berlin and London are among the European cities with direct flights into Cairo, while EgyptAir serves Africa via Casablanca in Morocco. Johannesburg and Nairobi. The company has regular direct flights between Cairo and the Middle East, serving cities such as Abu Dhabi and Bahrain. and between the Egyptian capital and Moscow .

    EgyptAir s domestic network links all the main Egyptian towns and cities. The most expensive time to fly is spring and autumn, with the cheapest time of year being during the months of July and August.

    Air notes:

    Sharm El Sheikh airport, the second busiest in Egypt after Cairo, is set to have a third terminal and a new runway. Work is due for completion in 2013.





    18/08/2017

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    Egypt Tours and Travel. Egypt travel plans made simple. #find #cheapest

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    Egypt Tours Travel is a tour operator with two U.S. offices and three international locations. We specialize in personalized service for each of our clients. Travelers are personally escorted by the most knowledgeable guides in each travel destination, many of whom hold advanced degrees in history or archaeology. This extraordinary level of quality assures unequalled access to a wealth of information. Unlike most organized Safety | Tour Packages. those provided by Egypt Tours Travel seek to define the adventure experience not only by the traditional sights, but by creating travel packages to immerse you in the local culture.

    Accommodations are the most luxurious in each locale. Properties abound with character, history, luxury, style and ambience. Many, like the Mena House Oberoi in Cairo, the Old Winter Palace in Luxor, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi. the up scale King David Hotel in Jerusalem. the Abbasi Hotel in Iran and the Dar Zamaria Hotel in Aleppo. Syria, have traditions steeped in the rich history of the ages. We also use some of the finest Nile cruise ships – the Philae. owned by the Oberoi Hotels, the Liberty ship (all cabins with balconies), the Diamond Boat and the Sun Goddess, the Nile Goddess and the newly commissioned Moon Goddess, operated by the Sonesta International. Red Sea vacations are also available upon request.

    A chauffeured, air-conditioned private car awaits at the beginning of each day in destinations like Egypt. Jordan. Syria. Turkey and Iran. Although your guide has an extensive itinerary of historical treks and cultural sites to visit, the Egypt Tours and Travel advantage is the opportunity to linger at leisure without rushing to follow either a large or a small group, giving you time for more exciting photographs. Want to see something not on the itinerary? Unscheduled stops are easily granted. Our private tours are also family friendly. Ask as many questions as you’d like – the experience is yours to savor.

    As you begin to peruse our many luxury tour packages, please keep in mind that you may travel to a single country or combine destinations, like our combination tours covering Syria and Jordan. Egypt and Jordan. Egypt and Israel. Egypt and Greece. just to name a few. And, of course, when we say Egypt Tours is a unique Tour Operator, we mean it. If you don’t see a tour package that meets your needs, please call us. We can create for you what will become an unforgettable travel adventure combined with the ultimate in luxury accommodations. Choose your date of departure and pack your bags!

    Here is what Governor Edgar of the State of Illinois had to say about our service and his trip to Egypt:

    We have many satisfied customers. some of which we have listed for you.





    13/08/2017

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    Egypt

    Awesome ancient wonders, endless golden sands and atmospheric local souqs make Egypt the ultimate travel destination. From the enigmatic aura of the Sphinx to the imposing glory of the Pyramids, step into the Land of the Pharaohs and discover the exotic charms of evocative Egypt.

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    Culture and customs

    Egypt s culture is a unique blend of antiquity and modernity. Egyptians are very proud of their ancient heritage, and with such iconic monuments, impressive art and unique architecture, it s no wonder Egyptians are as mesmerised as foreigners are.

    Just as in ancient times, religion plays a large part in daily life with most Egyptians being either Sunni Muslim or Coptic Christian. Much of life revolves around daily prayer and religious holidays, with Ramadan and Eid being the most important events in the calendar for Muslims. Ornate mosques and historic churches can be found almost everywhere in Egypt, and serve as important places of worship as well as social meeting points.

    The influence of modern Western culture is particularly evident in large cities likes Cairo and Alexandria, with television, radio and internet all bringing pop culture, fashion and literature to Egypt. Despite this, Egypt clings strongly to tradition with family still being at the top of most Egyptians priorities. Loyalty to ones family, respect for elders and honouring ancestors are hallmarks of Egyptian life.

    Food is another important part of Egyptian culture with traditional Middle Eastern fare being prepared and served in most family homes, restaurants and markets. Food is also the focal point of most celebrations, as is music – with modern Egyptians keeping folk music traditions alive by playing Arabic instruments like the oud at weddings and other celebrations.

    To get the true picture of Egyptian culture and customs, be sure to sample local delicacies, listen to traditional music often played in cafes and restaurants, and chat with locals who wish to share their stories and lives with you. Some Intrepid trips offer the rare chance to stay with a local family – what better way to experience local life?

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    Intrepid believes that one of the best ways to experience a country is by eating! Whether you re sampling street food, savouring a cheap eat or indulging in a banquet, there are endless options to choose from wherever you are in the world.

    Things to try in Egypt

    1. Seafood

    Take the opportunity to tuck into fresh seafood, especially when in coastal regions and cities such as the Red Sea and Alexandria.

    Exotic fruits are cheap and plentiful throughout Egypt – why not try guava, mango or melon from a market or street vendor.

    3. Ful Medames

    Don t leave Egypt without trying the classic dish of ful medames, which can be traced back to pharaonic times. Consisting of slow-cooked fava beans, served with olive oil, parsley, garlic and lemon juice – add some spice by seasoning with chilli paste and eat with bread.

    4. Falafel

    A favourite with vegetarians, falafel (fried chickpea balls) are available at markets and from street vendors, and are generally served as a snack.

    5. Tea (also known as shai)

    An important part of daily life in Egypt, tea is sipped throughout the day and with meals.

    Turkish or Arabic coffee can be found in Egypt, so sit back in a cafe and drink your coffee short, black and sweet like the locals do.

    Delicious, sweet pastries are found in restaurants, markets and cafes in Egypt. Never was there a better time to live by the adage “Life is short, eat dessert first”.





    04/08/2017

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    Egypt, why to go now

    Giza pyramids, Egypt. And yes, they are as uncrowded as this right now. Photograph: Steven Allan/Getty Images

    The sun is soft and warm as I write this. It hangs delicately a little way above the westerly line of palms, mango and guava trees. The waves beat a rhythm against the steel hull, ropes creak occasionally as they hold back two massive sails filled by a fresh northerly breeze, a donkey brays from the banks and a bunch of kids call hello until I wave. I am not a born sailor, but I am on a dahabiya. a replica of the sort of sailing boat an 18th-century grand tourist would have taken – with en suite bathroom, Wi-Fi and a few other modern comforts added. The wind in Egypt blows from the north, the Nile flows from the south, so we are sailing sedately upstream and although I bow to the inevitable, part of me wishes we might never pull in to land.

    Over lunch, the dozen other passengers and myself smile the smile of the smug. The boat is ours in the same way that the Pyramids and Karnak temple had been ours: there were no other foreigners. It is no secret that foreigners are staying away from Egypt, but I have never known it as extreme as this. It occurs to me that there were fewer visitors when we went to the Valley of the Kings on Sunday than there might have been if we had come in 1850. Reasons for this are hard to find.

    Last year was a turbulent one for Egyptians, with the downfall of President Mohamed Morsi and his government and the violent dispersal of Muslim Brotherhood demonstrations by Egypt’s security services sparking violent protests. But none of the tumult was aimed at foreigners, which was why, even though demonstrations and sporadic anti-military violence continue, the Foreign Office has no objection to our travelling to Cairo, Luxor and the south. But visitors have been nervous since 2011, when former President Hosni Mubarak was forced from office, and they have been slow to return to the capital or along the Nile.

    A dahabiya on the Nile. Photograph: Alamy

    The situation was made worse a month ago when a jihadist group bombed a bus of Korean tourists in Taba, north Sinai. The Foreign Office has put Taba, Dahab and Nuweiba on the avoid all travel list, but Sharm el-Sheikh, the biggest of the Sinai resorts, at the southern tip of the peninsula, is still considered safe to visit, and direct flights are still available. Besides, Taba is several hundred miles from Cairo and the Nile, and the problem there is very different from the stand-off between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood. Staying away from Egypt because of what is happening in Sinai would be similar to avoiding London because of trouble in Belfast, and yet tourist numbers have plummeted.

    The extent of this collapse in tourism was apparent the moment I boarded the Egyptair flight in London. Online check-in had made it look as though the flight was full – as it would have been in March four years ago – but the plane was half-empty. Cairo is such a fantastically vibrant city that it can be impossible to gauge the presence of foreigners, but there were only a handful of tourist minibuses at the Pyramids, no other foreigners at the Sphinx and we had the Tutankhamun galleries and the rest of the Egyptian Museum to ourselves.

    A line of around 20 armoured vehicles parked ou tside the museum, with a soldier at each gun and watched by men from several police vans wrapped in barbed wire, made me wonder if they knew something that I – and the FCO – did not. The Museum sits on the edge of Tahrir Square, once famous for its traffic jams, now better known for anti-government demonstrations. But the square remained calm, the visit to the museum eerily quiet.

    Luxor was just as good – or bad, depending on your point of view – because while an empty Valley of the Kings may be brilliant for those of us who enjoy looking at decorated tombs without being harassed by hordes of day-trippers from the Red Sea, revenue from 20 or so visitors the morning I was there is not enough to pay for the lighting of the tombs, nor to put food in the mouths of the guards and hawkers and their families.

    Luxor, too, is almost empty. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Lescourret/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images

    Luxor relies on tourism, so when western governments imposed travel bans last summer, many hotels simply locked their doors: occupancy dropped to 1%. Thanks to the efforts of the energetic and enthusiastic tourism minster, Hisham Zaazou, the ban was lifted last November, but the crowds have not returned. The Luxor corniche used to be infamous for its boat touts and cal che drivers pestering any visitor who went out for a walk. They have now disappeared because there is no one for them to pester. The traders who once made it impossible to walk through Luxor souk no longer harangue you as you pass. Want to look? one asked and, when I declined, he simply said, No problem. Have a nice day.

    Which brings me back to the Nile and this second nice day afloat. Egypt is as stunning as ever to visit – especially this week as freak rains have just washed the dust of many years off the countryside, leaving the blue sky, the green palm trees, the cream temple walls and the sandstone hills more brilliant than ever. In the morning, we were alone at the tombs and ruined city. In the afternoon, when we stopped at Edfu to see the best-preserved of all Egypt’s temples, we expected no crowds. We were expecting no bother, either.

    Are you kidding? said one of my fellow travellers when I asked if anyone was bothered by security concerns. I know this situation is bad for Egypt, but it could not be better for you and me. She looked across the empty river where very few boats now run, and watched a heron glide to land on a clump of bulrushes.

    There are things happening in Egypt – two presidents are up for trial, most of Sinai is in a mess, an election is expected – but the news that matters for people wanting to visit is good: direct flights to Luxor have resumed, new archaeological discoveries have been made, a replica of Tutankhamun’s tomb is due to open next month …

    There is no shortage of brilliant things to see in Egypt, just a shortage of people to see them.

    Soliman Travel offers seven nights in a five-star Luxor hotel from 465pp, including flights from Heathrow; and a three-night city break to Cairo, also including flights, from 499pp. Nour el Nil (+20 11 16 55 88 83, nourelnil.com) offers a five-night dahabiya cruise departing from Luxor from €1,100pp, including all meals and excursions





    04/08/2017

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    3 They tried to charge me 25 late fee when I tried for hours over two days to pay my balance before the due date. They never answered the phone.

    4 Why have you got to pay the balance 12 weeks before your holiday when most companies are 8 weeks before?

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    6 I was expecting transfers to and from the airport but there wasn’t any, I had to get taxis

    Unless you spell it out to them step by step what you want they don’t help you, It seems to me that they don’t ask if you want any extras because it pushes the price up then their prices are just the same as the high street.

    I will never book with this company again if people take my advise they won’t either.

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    02/08/2017

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    The Sphynx at Giza is a hightlight of an Egyptian vacation. (Photo: Sphenks at Giza Egypt image by TekinT from Fotolia.com )

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    If you yearn to explore the ancient land of Egypt with the benefits of a fully planned schedule and expert guidance throughout, consider an all-inclusive vacation tour. A great variety of tour styles is available, so consider the highlights and unexpected elements of the vacation schedule, along with the level of luxury you desire. Not only will you benefit from a preplanned itinerary, your expert tour leaders will showcase some of Egypt amp;#039;s unexpected treasures alongside its world-famous monuments.

    Discovery Adventures amp;rsquo; amp;ldquo;Ancient Egyptian Secrets amp;rdquo;

    This 15-day Egyptian vacation begins and ends in Cairo. During the vacation, enjoy guided tours of the most famous and intriguing sights in Egypt: the 4th-century monasteries of Wadi Naturn and the ancient metropolis of Alexandria; the Sphinx and Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo; the islands of the Nile; the temples of Luxor; Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St Katherine, the oldest Christian monastery in the world that is still in use. Other cultural excursions include a visit to the Mummification Museum in Luxor, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and a traditional home-cooked dinner in a Nubian village during the Nile River boat tour. The price of the trip includes accommodations in comfortable hotels for 10 nights, one night on a sleeper train and three nights on a Nile River cruise boat; 14 breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners are also provided. Modes of transport during the tour include local flights, vans and mini-buses.

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    30/07/2017

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    Day 1: Arrive Cairo, Optional Sound Light Show

    Arrival in the Land of the Pharaohs, at Cairo International airport. Our Representative will be waiting for you after you get your luggage and clear customs, then escorted to your hotel. Evening, you may choose our optional tour to attend the Sound Light Show in Cairo.

    Day 2: – Cairo, City Tour

    Free day then Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum where you will find artifacts of the Pharaonic era and the treasures of king Tutankhamun tomb. After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Enjoy a walking tour in Khan El Khalili Bazaar one of the largest 13th century covered oriental market.

    Day 3: – Cairo, Pyramids Tour

    Tour Free time at your leisure, Full Day Cairo Pyramids Tour, scenic drive will take you to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt, and then visit Sakkara. site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser. After lunch, continue to tour to visit Giza Pyramids Sphinx of Giza, which has stood for the last 5000 years. Back to hotel for overnight stay

    Early morning flight from Cairo to Luxor, arrival and transfer to your luxury Nile Cruise where you will spend the next 7 nights / 8 days, rest of the day is free at your leisure, overnight in Luxor.

    After breakfast, Cruise sightseeing tour Visit Karnak and Luxor Temple. a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks, back to the Cruise for lunch, sail to Esna, overnight.

    Sail to Edfu and Visit Edfu Temple. also known as the Temple of Horus, the falcon-god, (237 B.C.) considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Kom Ombo and Overnight in Kom Ombo.

    Day 7:- Kom Ombo, Aswan, Optional Sound Light Show

    Sail to Aswan. P.M. Visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Evening you may choose our optional tour to attend the sound and light show at Philae Temple, overnight in Aswan

    Day 8:- Aswan, Optional Abu Simbel Morning

    Free at your leisure or you may choose our optional tour (Abu Simbel tour) Situated 280km south of Aswan. The two temples of Abu Simbel are the most magnificent temples in the world visit to Abu Simbel. Back to Aswan, P.M. Felucca Ride, overnight in Aswan.

    Day 9: – Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor

    Early sail to Kom Ombo and Visit Kom Ombo Temple (the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek Haroeries), sail to Edfu, sail to Luxor overnight.

    Day 10:- Luxor, Optional Sound Light Show

    Visit The West Bank. including the Valley of the Kings. the funerary temple of Queen Hatshipsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon, back to the cruise for lunch, evening you may choose our optional (Sound Light Show at Karnak Temple. overnight in Luxor.

    Day 11:- Luxor, Cairo, Optional Old Cairo

    Flight back to Cairo, arrival and transfer to your hotel, rest of the day is free at your leisure or you may choose our optional tour to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Sergius Church, continue to Amr Ebn Alas Mosque. This is the first and oldest mosque ever built on the land of Egypt. Erected in 642 AD (21 AH) by Amr Ibn Alas, the commander of the Muslim army that conquered Egypt, the mosque is also known as Taj al-Jawamie, overnight in Cairo.

    Day 12: – Departure

    After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. End of travel egypt package.





    29/07/2017

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    Thank you for visiting our web site. We would like to introduce you to the insurance policies that have been pioneered for the ‘U.K Sport Diver’, whether you are diving at home or travelling abroad. You will find on our web site different styles of policies for your different needs. Click the navigation bars on the left, or the policy of choice below, to navigate to the different policies, you will find on these that each page provides you with the relevant information on that policy. Please be careful to select the correct page/policy for your needs, if required always feel free to telephone our office and we will be pleased to assist.

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    23/07/2017

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    STI travel company

    I used STI in May 2010 for a trip through Istanbul. Jordan, and Egypt. I was not pleased with the results. They subcontract out all the services to regional travel agencies (in Egypt they use Sakara which is owned by the same company that owns STI). They require a LOT of hand holding through the planning process. You should thoroughly review the itineraries they send back to you as they frequently do not include what you ask for and throw in other things (with a fee) that you do not ask for. Even when you correct them, they often fail to make the change.

    Unfortunately, as we found, the itinerary/contract they do settle on with you is pretty much useless when you are on site anyway. The subcontractors will do whatever they do regardless of what is in the itinerary. Jordan was the biggest issue. Our driver Basheer was excellent, but the local guides at Petra and Wadi Rum they contracted with were horrible. The Wadi Rum camp they put us in sounded like it was along the side of a highway (trucks and buses driving through and idling until 1.00a in the morning), not the middle of a remote Arab desert. We tried to roll with the punches, but at some point the experience was simply being ruined. We raised our concerns with the local folks at the time, but they said they were sorry but unable to make a change. When we raised our concerns directly with STI, STI placed blame on the local providers and said there was nothing they could do. Our contract was with STI, we expected them to ensure we had reputable people on location, they failed to deliver and when we tried to hold them responsible for that failure, they passed the buck.

    Once they knew we had a problem, they become unresponsive to email and phone calls. I would NOT recommend STI to anyone. The people I worked with at STI were Jane (sales person you passed us to operations once they were paid) and Sergio in operations who became non-responsive when we had an issue.





    15/07/2017

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    Best Tours in Egypt

    VoyageTrek connects discerning travelers with award-winning tour companies. You provide the basics, then we’ll find the best travel expert for your needs to book your tour.

    A cradle of civilization, learning, and culture, Egypt is as old as mankind and unlike anything else in the world. It has been called the first tourist destination in the world, having attracted the ancient Greeks and Romans to come peer at its storied architectural marvels. Located where Asia touches Africa, it exquisitely blends the tradition and timelessness of both continents. With a mysticism and uniqueness of culture that sparks the imagination of globetrotters unlike almost anything else, is it any surprise that Egypt ranks with the world’s foremost travel hotspots?

    Sporting a Red Sea coastline teeming with posh resorts, as well as unrivaled heritage tourism (the pyramids! the Sphinx!), Egypt’s siren song echoes powerfully across the desert. The Nile wends its way across the otherwise starkly dry land, bringing life and vibrancy wherever it goes. History is engraved on Egypt unmistakably, the centuries written on the landscape: there are medieval churches, rubble created by the ravages of World Wars, and countless temples, mosques, and landmarks erected by pharaohs, conquerors, and kings as dynasties came and went with the slipping by of eons.

    Ride camels over the sand dunes, dive phenomenal coral reefs, and gaze up at the impassive, eternal face of the Sphinx as the day slips into night in smudgy washes of violet and blue. Revel in everything Egypt has to offer, and spare a moment to appreciate how many before you have trod these roads.

    Top Egypt Attractions

    Cairo

    Enormous and densely populated, Cairo dwarfs every other city in not just the Middle East, but Africa as well. This is your gateway to the pyramids of Giza! Visit Coptic Cairo, the oldest part of the city and the birthplace of Christianity in Africa. The enormous Egyptian Antiquities Museum contains countless treasures from the pyramids and beyond—pharoahs’ jewels, sarcophagi, and clay pottery. The golden death mask of King Tut is here! The pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara may not be as well known as those at Giza, but they are well-worth a visit and you’ll have to compete with a lot fewer tourists to get a peak. In particular, the stone step pyramid of Saqqara is a standout! Don’t miss the bustling city market scene, or the mellow social joys of sharing a water pipe with friends at a hookah bar.

    Luxor

    The historical gateway to the Valley of the Kings is also considered the world’s largest open-air museum. The city was constructed on the ruins of Thebes, one of the great cities of the ancient world. The necropolis of Thebes is still a major attraction, drawing millions to gaze at the ruins and tombs of the West Bank. Check out the Luxor Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1400 BC, as well as the Luxor Museum, which contains a number of Theban artifacts. History buffs will enjoy the Mummification Museum, where you can learn all about the ancient embalming process that preserved the pharaohs. A relaxing felucca boat ride is another quintessential experience while in town.

    Alexandria

    Named for Alexander the Great, who hand-selected it as the capital of his vast empire, it’s not hard to understand why “Alex” was considered fit for a king. It perches on the Mediterranean Sea, all shining water and grandeur. The twentieth century has seen the rebuilding of the library here, in honor of the ancient one that was burned (along with a fair bit of the world’s written knowledge at the time), a shining and magnificent thing with a planetarium, conference center, and attached museum. One of Alexandria’s most enjoyable areas is the Corniche, a shopping, dining, and retail hub that runs along the waterfront. Stroll the storefronts, take in a bite to eat, or sunbathe on the beach. Notably, the booksellers of Alexandria are some of the best-stocked and numerous in the world… bibliophiles will go mad with excitement here.

    The Pyramids of Giza

    The pyramids of Giza hardly need an introduction. Iconic symbols of Egypt and an instant visual association with the country, these structures are a priceless treasures and a mindblowing testament to man’s architectural ingenuity in a time before construction equipment and cranes. The largest of the pyramids, the Great Pyramid, is the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World. Don’t miss a visit with the timeless Sphinx, a massive creature constructed from a single block of sandstone and guarding his own temple. Most of the pyramids are open for visitation and exploration, although ongoing restoration and preservation efforts close them down from time to time. For an unforgettable treat, take a nighttime tour and bask in the glory of the pyramids rising from the gleaming sand under the moonlight.

    Nile River Cruising

    For millennia, the Nile River has been the lifeblood of Egypt, bringing hydration and fertility to the desert as well as a natural means of conveyance. Boats still sail the Nile today, and many of them do so simply for the pleasure of soaking in Egypt’s beauty from her most famous waters. Shuttle between Cairo and Aswan in luxury and comfort, drinking up every landmark along the way. Many of the ships that cruise the Nile are actually floating hotels, so extensive, luxe, and fantastic are their accommodations. This is an experience that truly combines the best of land and sea. Claim a sun chair, sip a drink, and watch a panorama of history go by!





    14/07/2017

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    Egypt Budget Tour 4 Days Cairo and Alexandria

    Tour Info Package Name: Best of  Cairo and Alexandria Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights Group Size: Private pre-booked tour Restrictions: N/A Accommodation.

    Welcome to Golden Egypt Tours

    In your life you plan wonderful and beautiful trips. You take references from many books, search engines, travel guide and websites so everything goes right in your trip. Mostly you need a guide, a person having a good communication and conversion skill and having a best knowledge of the views points in that area and so you don’t waste time to search a beautiful view points. We provide the travel services in Egypt and we are one of the best trip makers in Egypt. Our guides will tell you everything about the places so you will get full value of your money.

    Egypt shore excursions and tours of the ports of Egypt, we offer all shore excursions from Egypt Ports and trips from the Safaga Port to visit Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, shore excursions from the Port of Alexandria to explore the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. the Pyramids of Giza. Cheops, Chephren, Mecerino, Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur, Shore excursions from Port Said to visit the Cairo and Giza, Shore excursions and trips from the Port of Sokhna to discover the history and great civilization of the great pharaohs in Cairo and Giza, and excursions and tours from the Port of Aqaba to enjoy the monuments of Petra Jordan, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea.

    We provide the best holiday packages to our travelers and cutomers according to their budget and priorities. We have a strong and well established relationship with our local guides, hotels, and service suppliers. You can make the vacations and tours plan in your mind and come to visit Egypt, we will provide you the best service. We don’t charge any extra money from you or there are no hidden costs for the services, we will clarify everything in starting with you. Read More.





    09/07/2017

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    WARNING:

    Threat of terrorism in all of Egypt remains real. A suicide bomber tried to blow himself at the Karnak temple (apparently targeting tourists) resulting in causalities. Egypt is still suffering instability and remains part of a highly unstable region.

    U.S. citizens are urged to remain alert to local security developments and to be vigilant regarding their personal security by knowing the locations of police and fire stations, hospitals, and other places to relocate to feel secure. If you are concerned for your security, you should exercise personal responsibility, remove yourself from the situation, and relocate to an area where you feel secure. U.S. citizens should also carry identification and a cell phone or other means of communication that works in Egypt; it is advisable to have the U.S. Embassy’s number and email pre-programmed into the device.

    Terrorists and extremists have used explosive devices, car-bombs, and drive-by shootings to target police, security officials, government institutions and civilians, resulting in deaths, casualties, and damage to infrastructure. A large number of these incidents specifically targeted Egyptian security forces and infrastructure. Police officers and civilian bystanders have been killed and injured by drive-by shootings in Cairo and elsewhere. The authorities have made arrests and responded with a heavy police and military presence throughout the country. Responsibility for these attacks has been attributed primarily to jihadist elements operating out of the Sinai Peninsula, which remains a particularly restive region.





    09/07/2017

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    Egypt Travel Culture Guide

    Egypt is a fascinating country that has thousands of years of history and is visited by millions every year. We recommend learning as much as possible about Egypt before arrival to make your trip a more rewarding one:

    The capital of Egypt and amongst the 20 largest cities in the world, Cairo is usually a visitor’s first port of call into this ancient land. This bustling city is close to many pyramids including the Pyramids of Giza and the Saqqara Pyramids and the less known ones at Dahsur. While in the city a visit to the Egyptian museum is also a must.

    Founded by Alexander the Great in 331BC on the Mediterranean coast it became the largest city in the world in only a hundred years. It was home to greatest library in the ancient world and also the legendry Lighthouse of Alexandria, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

    Aswan is near major monuments including the Abu Simbel Temples and the Temple of Philae which were rescued from the construction of the immense dam that carries its name.

    Luxor, once known as the ancient city of Thebes, has the Temple of Karnak, the Luxor Temple and is close the Valley of the Kings.

    Great Pyramids of Giza

    Just outside of Cairo you will find the most famous pyramids in Egypt, the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Kafre’s Pyramid and the Pyramid of Menkaure along with the Great Sphinx of Giza.

    This valley is home to the tombs of dozens of Pharaohs including the most famous, Tutankhamun.

    Typical Egyptian Food

    A list of typical cuisine from Egypt, including main dishes and desserts, and what they contain or are in English.





    09/07/2017

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    13/06/2017

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    Summary

    Latest update: Summary – special security measures to allow travellers in Sharm el Sheikh to return to the UK by air safely ended on Tuesday 17 November; UK airlines are no longer operating flights from Sharm el Sheikh to the UK

    There is a high threat from terrorism.

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to:

    • the Governorate of North Sinai due to the significant increase in criminal activity and continued terrorist attacks on police and security forces that have resulted in deaths

    The FCO advise against all but essential travel to:

    the Governorate of South Sinai, with the exception of the area within the Sharm el Sheikh perimeter barrier, which includes the airport and the areas of Sharm el Maya, Hadaba, Naama Bay, Sharks Bay and Nabq; however, we advise against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh;

    the area west of the Nile Valley and Nile Delta regions, excluding the coastal areas between the Nile Delta and Marsa Matruh (as shown on the map).

    Over 900,000 British nationals visit Egypt every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

    The areas to which the FCO advise against all but essential travel do not include the tourist areas along the Nile river (eg Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings) or the Red Sea Resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.

    On 31 October 2015, a flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg crashed in North Sinai. Egyptian and Russian authorities are conducting an investigation. The investigation has not yet formally concluded, but on 17 November Russian authorities stated that the crash was caused by an explosive device onboard the flight. As a precautionary measure, we are advising against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh.

    We are not raising the threat level in the resort. The above advice applies only to air travel to and from Sharm el Sheikh.

    Regular flights to and from the UK to Sharm el Sheikh were suspended on 4 November. Special security measures to allow travellers in Sharm el Sheikh to return to the UK by air safely ended on Tuesday 17 November. UK airlines are no longer operating flights from Sharm el Sheikh to the UK.

    If you’re still in Sharm el Sheikh and now wish to leave you’ll need to make your own arrangements for returning to the UK.

    This may involve having to travel with an airline to which extra security measures eg separate baggage flights, don’t apply. You should make your own decisions about the risk based on the information in our travel advice.

    We will continue working with the Egyptian Authorities to enable regular flights between the UK and Sharm el Sheikh to resume. We are also liaising with travel companies so that they are able to resume flights and holidays in Sharm el Sheikh as soon as appropriate security arrangements are in place.

    Terrorists continue to plan and conduct attacks in Egypt. Since 2013, attacks have mainly targeted the security forces, their facilities and other government buildings. You should take great care near these places. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions, and businesses posted on websites and social media. Foreigners could be targeted in tourist resorts or other places. Attacks could be indiscriminate and may occur without prior warning.

    There is a threat of kidnapping, particularly in remote desert areas. On 22 July 2015, a foreign national was kidnapped in the western desert. He was murdered in August 2015. A terrorist group has claimed responsibility for his murder.

    The FCO is constantly reviewing the threat to British nationals from international terrorism and will reflect any credible threats in this travel advice.

    Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada

    Enhanced security measures are in place to protect the Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada resort areas. Security forces are situated at the international airports, at check points around the perimeter of the towns and throughout the Governorates. Routine security checks are being performed on entry into the airport and the police are carrying out vehicle checks in the towns.

    Protests and demonstrations

    Protests, marches and demonstrations can occur across Egypt, often on Fridays, but also at other times and with little prior notice. British and foreign nationals have been arrested during demonstrations. The atmosphere at demonstrations can change quickly and without warning. Police may use water cannon, tear gas, birdshot or live ammunition for crowd control.

    If you become aware of any nearby protests, leave the area immediately. Make sure you keep valid photographic identification with you at all times. Westerners, including British Nationals, have been killed, raped and sexually assaulted at demonstrations. See Safety and security

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    13/06/2017

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    Best Tours in Egypt

    VoyageTrek connects discerning travelers with award-winning tour companies. You provide the basics, then we’ll find the best travel expert for your needs to book your tour.

    A cradle of civilization, learning, and culture, Egypt is as old as mankind and unlike anything else in the world. It has been called the first tourist destination in the world, having attracted the ancient Greeks and Romans to come peer at its storied architectural marvels. Located where Asia touches Africa, it exquisitely blends the tradition and timelessness of both continents. With a mysticism and uniqueness of culture that sparks the imagination of globetrotters unlike almost anything else, is it any surprise that Egypt ranks with the world’s foremost travel hotspots?

    Sporting a Red Sea coastline teeming with posh resorts, as well as unrivaled heritage tourism (the pyramids! the Sphinx!), Egypt’s siren song echoes powerfully across the desert. The Nile wends its way across the otherwise starkly dry land, bringing life and vibrancy wherever it goes. History is engraved on Egypt unmistakably, the centuries written on the landscape: there are medieval churches, rubble created by the ravages of World Wars, and countless temples, mosques, and landmarks erected by pharaohs, conquerors, and kings as dynasties came and went with the slipping by of eons.

    Ride camels over the sand dunes, dive phenomenal coral reefs, and gaze up at the impassive, eternal face of the Sphinx as the day slips into night in smudgy washes of violet and blue. Revel in everything Egypt has to offer, and spare a moment to appreciate how many before you have trod these roads.

    Top Egypt Attractions

    Cairo

    Enormous and densely populated, Cairo dwarfs every other city in not just the Middle East, but Africa as well. This is your gateway to the pyramids of Giza! Visit Coptic Cairo, the oldest part of the city and the birthplace of Christianity in Africa. The enormous Egyptian Antiquities Museum contains countless treasures from the pyramids and beyond—pharoahs’ jewels, sarcophagi, and clay pottery. The golden death mask of King Tut is here! The pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara may not be as well known as those at Giza, but they are well-worth a visit and you’ll have to compete with a lot fewer tourists to get a peak. In particular, the stone step pyramid of Saqqara is a standout! Don’t miss the bustling city market scene, or the mellow social joys of sharing a water pipe with friends at a hookah bar.

    Luxor

    The historical gateway to the Valley of the Kings is also considered the world’s largest open-air museum. The city was constructed on the ruins of Thebes, one of the great cities of the ancient world. The necropolis of Thebes is still a major attraction, drawing millions to gaze at the ruins and tombs of the West Bank. Check out the Luxor Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1400 BC, as well as the Luxor Museum, which contains a number of Theban artifacts. History buffs will enjoy the Mummification Museum, where you can learn all about the ancient embalming process that preserved the pharaohs. A relaxing felucca boat ride is another quintessential experience while in town.

    Alexandria

    Named for Alexander the Great, who hand-selected it as the capital of his vast empire, it’s not hard to understand why “Alex” was considered fit for a king. It perches on the Mediterranean Sea, all shining water and grandeur. The twentieth century has seen the rebuilding of the library here, in honor of the ancient one that was burned (along with a fair bit of the world’s written knowledge at the time), a shining and magnificent thing with a planetarium, conference center, and attached museum. One of Alexandria’s most enjoyable areas is the Corniche, a shopping, dining, and retail hub that runs along the waterfront. Stroll the storefronts, take in a bite to eat, or sunbathe on the beach. Notably, the booksellers of Alexandria are some of the best-stocked and numerous in the world… bibliophiles will go mad with excitement here.

    The Pyramids of Giza

    The pyramids of Giza hardly need an introduction. Iconic symbols of Egypt and an instant visual association with the country, these structures are a priceless treasures and a mindblowing testament to man’s architectural ingenuity in a time before construction equipment and cranes. The largest of the pyramids, the Great Pyramid, is the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World. Don’t miss a visit with the timeless Sphinx, a massive creature constructed from a single block of sandstone and guarding his own temple. Most of the pyramids are open for visitation and exploration, although ongoing restoration and preservation efforts close them down from time to time. For an unforgettable treat, take a nighttime tour and bask in the glory of the pyramids rising from the gleaming sand under the moonlight.

    Nile River Cruising

    For millennia, the Nile River has been the lifeblood of Egypt, bringing hydration and fertility to the desert as well as a natural means of conveyance. Boats still sail the Nile today, and many of them do so simply for the pleasure of soaking in Egypt’s beauty from her most famous waters. Shuttle between Cairo and Aswan in luxury and comfort, drinking up every landmark along the way. Many of the ships that cruise the Nile are actually floating hotels, so extensive, luxe, and fantastic are their accommodations. This is an experience that truly combines the best of land and sea. Claim a sun chair, sip a drink, and watch a panorama of history go by!





    25/05/2017

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    Egypt Travel Culture Guide

    Egypt is a fascinating country that has thousands of years of history and is visited by millions every year. We recommend learning as much as possible about Egypt before arrival to make your trip a more rewarding one:

    The capital of Egypt and amongst the 20 largest cities in the world, Cairo is usually a visitor’s first port of call into this ancient land. This bustling city is close to many pyramids including the Pyramids of Giza and the Saqqara Pyramids and the less known ones at Dahsur. While in the city a visit to the Egyptian museum is also a must.

    Founded by Alexander the Great in 331BC on the Mediterranean coast it became the largest city in the world in only a hundred years. It was home to greatest library in the ancient world and also the legendry Lighthouse of Alexandria, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

    Aswan is near major monuments including the Abu Simbel Temples and the Temple of Philae which were rescued from the construction of the immense dam that carries its name.

    Luxor, once known as the ancient city of Thebes, has the Temple of Karnak, the Luxor Temple and is close the Valley of the Kings.

    Great Pyramids of Giza

    Just outside of Cairo you will find the most famous pyramids in Egypt, the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Kafre’s Pyramid and the Pyramid of Menkaure along with the Great Sphinx of Giza.

    This valley is home to the tombs of dozens of Pharaohs including the most famous, Tutankhamun.

    Typical Egyptian Food

    A list of typical cuisine from Egypt, including main dishes and desserts, and what they contain or are in English.





    18/05/2017

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    Latest Shore Excursions in Egypt

    Egypt Budget Tour 4 Days Cairo and Alexandria

    Tour Info Package Name: Best of  Cairo and Alexandria Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights Group Size: Private pre-booked tour Restrictions: N/A Accommodation.

    Welcome to Golden Egypt Tours

    In your life you plan wonderful and beautiful trips. You take references from many books, search engines, travel guide and websites so everything goes right in your trip. Mostly you need a guide, a person having a good communication and conversion skill and having a best knowledge of the views points in that area and so you don’t waste time to search a beautiful view points. We provide the travel services in Egypt and we are one of the best trip makers in Egypt. Our guides will tell you everything about the places so you will get full value of your money.

    Egypt shore excursions and tours of the ports of Egypt, we offer all shore excursions from Egypt Ports and trips from the Safaga Port to visit Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, shore excursions from the Port of Alexandria to explore the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. the Pyramids of Giza. Cheops, Chephren, Mecerino, Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur, Shore excursions from Port Said to visit the Cairo and Giza, Shore excursions and trips from the Port of Sokhna to discover the history and great civilization of the great pharaohs in Cairo and Giza, and excursions and tours from the Port of Aqaba to enjoy the monuments of Petra Jordan, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea.

    We provide the best holiday packages to our travelers and cutomers according to their budget and priorities. We have a strong and well established relationship with our local guides, hotels, and service suppliers. You can make the vacations and tours plan in your mind and come to visit Egypt, we will provide you the best service. We don’t charge any extra money from you or there are no hidden costs for the services, we will clarify everything in starting with you. Read More.





    18/05/2017

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    Egypt travel advice: is it safe to go?

    As Egypt reels from the worst violence in decades, the nation’s vital tourism industry seems certain to suffer. Egyptian security officials are forcefully dispersing sit-ins, resulting in a spiralling toll in deaths and injuries, while the country is under emergency law until further notice. So what to do if you’re already booked to holiday there?

    British Airways says it has altered flights schedules to Cairo so that they do not land in the evening, into the dusk-to-dawn curfew that has been imposed across the capital and other major areas. We are keeping the situation in Egypt under constant review, a British Airways spokesperson said. We are also offering customers the option of rebooking to a later date, or to another destination.

    Britain’s biggest travel operator, Thomson and First Choice, states: The majority of our customers are in Sharm el-Sheikh which is a considerable distance – indeed, an eight-hour drive – from Cairo. There have been no related incidents in Sharm el-Sheikh or any of the other popular Red Sea tourist areas. Booking conditions for the resort destinations of Sharm el Sheikh, Marsa Alam, Taba and Hurghada remain as normal , with tourists flying into the resorts airports. The operator currently has 11,769 British tourists in Egypt.

    The vast majority of travellers heading to the Red Sea resorts fly there directly. EasyJet runs flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. A spokesperson for the airline said the company will allow passengers, who have flights booked to Egypt in next 48 hours, to switch to another destination.

    The UK travel association Abta also states that conditions relating to travel to Red Sea resorts are continuing as normal, although customers travelling outside of this area will be offered the option of deferring their date of travel, transferring to another destination or having a full refund for as long as the advice remains in place . It assures that: Red Sea resorts are largely self-contained and autonomous with the majority of customers staying in large complexes, often all-inclusive with a wide selection of bars and restaurants.

    But the FCO has further cautions on what travellers should do when they actually get to these resorts. Its latest statement says: Travel advice for Red Sea resorts remains unchanged but local authorities in Sharm el-Sheikh have temporarily stopped tourist excursions. In Hurghada the police have advised tourists to remain within hotel grounds. We advise British tourists to follow the regulations set by the local authorities and to obey curfews. British tourists should also ensure they keep valid identification with them at all times.

    Travel journalist Matthew Teller, who specialises in the Middle East, says that there is an inherent difficulty around travel advice in such cases.

    What the FCO does or doesn’t say rules the roost in terms of what tour operators can and can’t offer clients. Even if it doesn’t seem like you can do much while you’re there, major tour operators aren’t likely to let you change plans if you’re booked to travel to an area the FCO has deemed to be safe for travel.

    Meanwhile, cruise operators MSC, Costa and Holland America Line are all reported to have pulled their Egypt-bound ships. This latest crisis will be a sharp blow to the Egyptian tourism industry, which is struggling to recover in the turbulent period following the uprising of 2011, which deposed Hosni Mubarak.

    In 2010, a record 14m tourists arrived in Egypt and the industry represented 13% of GDP, directly or indirectly employing one in seven workers. But even before the recent crisis, the Egyptian tourism federation estimated hotel occupancy rates in Cairo to be around 15% while in Luxor – the site of the Valley of the Kings, that figure was barely in single digits.

    Correction: this piece was updated at 10.26am on Friday 16 August. easyJet will not offer refunds, as originally stated, but will allow passengers, who are set to fly to Sharm el-Sheikh in the next 48 hours, to change their flight to another destination. This stands for the next 48 hours, and on a rolling basis until further notice. The curfew on Sharm el-Sheikh has also now been lifted.





    27/04/2017

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    Gaze upon the Great Pyramids, walk in the footsteps of pharaohs and inspect ancient artifacts on one of our expertly planned Egypt tours. Since 1984, Vacations To Go has helped more than four million people see the world, and we’ll confirm your trip to Egypt for the lowest possible price!

    Find an Egypt Tour

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    A professional tour director or Egyptologist travels with you throughout your journey, sharing in-depth knowledge of the country’s history and culture. You’ll see world-renowned sites, sample local cuisine and participate in enriching excursions. You might stay in hotels for a portion of your trip, and cruise the Nile River on a deluxe riverboat for the remainder.

    Vacations To Go offers all Egypt tours from the world’s most respected operators, along with every money-saving promotion available. Search for your Egypt vacation now by using the box at left. Or, click the appropriate link above to see current discounts, view tours grouped by company or read more about travel to Egypt.

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    27/04/2017

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    Welcome to our dedicated company, Egypt Tour Packages part of Ramasside Global Group, voted the number 1 travel agent on Trip advisor and, other travel sites worldwide, for the highest quality, competitively priced, extensive range of holiday services in all the cities in Egypt!

    Why not choose the Egyptian holiday company thousands of tourists have been satisfied with and guarantee yourself a holiday worth remembering.

    We offer an extensive range of Holidays, Day Tours, Adventure Breaks, Wedding and

    Honeymoon Packages, Luxury and Budget Tours, Nile Cruises, Desert Trips, Shore Excursions, Transport Services: limousine, car, bus and coach services, and are able to provide a quality service for anything else you might want to experience whilst travelling in Egypt.

    Please look at our range of best selling Tours and packages, which are competitively priced and highly recommended by our customers. Remember each holiday, trip or tour is fully customizable; ensuring you get the adventures and experiences that matter to you.

    I look forward to serve you in Egypt.

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    Egypt Tour Packages ‘V’ other companies – What’s the Difference?

    We have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence and voted the Number One Tour Package operator by Trip Advisor due to 5 star reviews and comments by thousands of our tourists.

    We provide a professional Tour Package representative who will care for you from the minute you arrive till the minute you leave.

    We only use Qualified Egyptologists who are chosen due to the high level of English, knowledge, experience and the passing of specific exams. Our guides are energetic, extremely polite and friendly and are a far higher standard that most companies ‘guides’.

    We own this years luxury cars and buses, all of which are in excellent condition. Ensuring you have journeys where you do not feel the bumps in the Egyptian roads. Other companies hire cars and you never know what you might get on the day.

    We employ efficient drivers who drive extremely safely, are polite, attentive etc and who are trained by the Ministry of Tourism so that they are licensed.

    We only use hotels chosen for the highest quality and who receive good reviews from our clients. The same applies for hotels used as part of a Nile cruise.

    We operate a quality control system who check all aspects of your tour to ensure you are satisfied.

    We ensure your tours are on a private basis. Other companies will put you in groups of up to 40 people.

    We allow you to pick your own guide from an online list of male and female Egyptologists, should you wish to specify.

    We accept all methods of payment to make it easy for you: credit cards/debit cards, online payment, bank transfer or cash.





    27/04/2017

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    27/04/2017

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    Egypt Land Tours

    Egypt Travel Experts. gives you the best Egyptian experience with a full range of tours and Packages including the top Egyptian attractions, Nile cruises and Red Sea resort vacations.

    If you want to capture the beautiful memories with your family members & friends then enjoy your vacation by sightseeing scenarioof Egypt trips. Egypt Guided Tours helps you to make your amazing fascinations also providing trip at affordable travel packages. We offer you wide selection of tourist places at customized services with Egypt tour package.

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    27/04/2017

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