Egypt

Middle East

Overview

Warm people, great adventures, scrumptious food, captivating sceneries, and awesome memories: that's what awaits you as soon as you land in Egypt!

From sightseeing at the colossal pyramids of Giza and the stunning Valley of Kings, to dipping your skin in the clear rejuvenating waters of the most exotic and fascinating natural seascapes, there is almost NOTHING that you can’t try when you visit Egypt. Whether you fancy a dive in the Red Sea, a calm fishing afternoon, a romantic escape, a family packed adventure, a walk around the old souks, or a wild night of dancing with some fantastic music, no place has the magic, mystery and pleasures of Egypt!

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: The Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Nile River

Culture Norms: Most Egyptians are open-minded toward dealing with men or women, with other religions and or with different ethnic groups. Egyptians are very hospitable, especially with foreigners. It is highly recommended that you walk in the streets, talk to people, eat with them and socialize with them.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water - 0.3 $, coffee – 2 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 25 $

Emergency Numbers: Police 122, Ambulance 123, Tourist Police 126, Fire Brigade 18

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Precautions

Vaccinations: The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be taken into account, e.g. activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks in advance of travel.

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Currency

Name: Egyptian Pound

Symbol: EGP

1 EGP = 0.06 EUR

1 EUR= 17.88 EGP

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Weather conditions

Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
19.4°
20.8°
23.6°
27.8°
31.5°
33.9°
34.4°
34.3°
32.5°
29.8°
25.4°
21.1°
8.4°
9.2°
11.6°
15.0°
18.5°
21.3°
22.6°
22.9°
21.2°
18.6°
14.3°
10.2°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
11.2
6.8
4.8
2.2
1.5
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
2.9
6.1
10.3
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Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
19.4°
20.8°
23.6°
27.8°
31.5°
33.9°
34.4°
34.3°
32.5°
29.8°
25.4°
21.1°
8.4°
9.2°
11.6°
15.0°
18.5°
21.3°
22.6°
22.9°
21.2°
18.6°
14.3°
10.2°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
11.2
6.8
4.8
2.2
1.5
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
2.9
6.1
10.3
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