I'm a US citizen who has traveled to Egypt about 5 times since 2011, always obtaining my tourist visa on arrival at Cairo Airport. My last visit was in November 2014. I know that it is now possible for a USC to apply for a tourist visa in advance at an Egyptian consulate in the US. But my online research indicates it's still possible to pay $15 for a visa upon arrival at Cairo Airport if one is a USC. My question: is it still possible for a US citizen to obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at…
HI everyone ,
I just been told by the automobile club here in Italy that the carnet de passage is not valid for Egypt anymore.
Does anyone know how to temporaily import my Land Rover into Alexandria for my Africa Overland trip?
every information is highly appreciated.
I have just found out that Egypt Air has cancelled my flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan.
Can anyone suggest other good ways to get from Abu Simbel to Aswan? Is it possible to get a felucca or other reasonable cost boat? What about booking a taxi?
I am travelling with my wife and two young children so I would like to avoid a public bus if possible.
For people with experience traveling in the Middle East and specifically Egypt, did you invest in a more expensive 'pacsafe' handbag, or is just a secure across-the-chest handbag okay?
Also any other general advice for a younger female is appreciated!
I will be in Egypt in October 2016. We will have seen the major sites like the Pyramids, Egyptian museum, Khan el-Khalili. I still have 3 full days to fill. I am looking for suggestions or advise.
I was thinking of a tour of the City of the Dead. I also saw the option of visiting Abdeen Palace. Manial Palace . The Citadel also. I enjoy shopping in the souk I could go back to Khan el-Khalili or any other you recommend. I like products made from weaving and Fairtrade and saw a store…
I am planning on travelling by land through Europe and Africa, the only part of the trip I cannot work out is how to get to Egypt by land or sea from Europe. Any ideas, has anyone done this recently?
We are planning to catch the #86 Sleeping Train from Cairo to Luxor - but wanted to know if we could join the train at Giza. The "Man in Seat 61" indicates no stop at Giza, but I just wanted to check on that ? Thnx for your help.
We are planning to spend a five day camping/hotel trip going through the Western Desert Oases - but keep reading that the desert is closed to tourists. Can anyone advise if this is correct, or have you successfully entered the desert recently. Thnx for your replies
Hi. We are planning to take a Felucca from Aswan to Kom Ombo. I would like to stay the night in Kom Ombo and then go to see the Temple of Kom Ombo in the morning before leaving for Luxor.
Does this make sense? If not, what would be a better approach?
Can anyone recommend where to stay the night in Kom Ombo?