Immigration in Cairo

Mogamma

In Cairo all visa business is carried out at the Mogamma, a 14-storey Egypto-Stalinist monolith that is rumoured to be closing at some point in the near future.
Tourist Information in Luxor

Antiquities Inspectorate Ticket Office

The Antiquities Inspectorate ticket office, near Medinat Habu, provides all tickets except for those for the Memorial Temple of Hatshepsut, the Assasif tombs (available at the Temple of Hatshepsut ticket office), th…
Tourist Information in Luxor

Main Tourist Office

Very helpful and well-informed tourist information opposite the train station, run by Taher Eladesy. There is also an office for hotel bookings, tours and tickets for the sound and light show in Karnak. There's a br…
Tourist Information in Luxor

Valley of the Kings Visitors Centre & Ticket Booth

Buy your tickets for the Valley of the Kings here before heading up the road to the tombs. There is also a good model of the valley, showing the depth of tombs, and a short TV documentary with newsreel of Howard Car…
Travel Agency in Cairo

Egypt Panorama Tours

Just south of Ma’adi metro station, this is one of the best-established agencies in town. Organises private guides, group day-tours of Cairo sights and longer itineraries as well as bookings for Nile and Lake Nasser…
Bank in Siwa Oasis

Banque du Caire

Two-hundred metres north from the King Fuad Mosque, this bank is purported to be the only all-mud-brick bank in the world. The ATM usually works but – just in case – you're better off bringing enough money to Siwa w…
Tourist Information in Sinai Coast

Nabq Protectorate Visitors Centre

Nabq Protectorate's visitors' centre is located off the road leading from Sharm El Sheikh past the airport and Ras Nasrany. Within the park itself, you’ll find several hiking trails, clearly marked snorkelling spots…
Immigration in Alexandria

Passport Office

Does visa extensions, usually on the same day. You need one passport-size photo, a photocopy of the relevant pages of your passport, the passport itself and LE13. Go to counter 8 on the 2nd floor; it’s a good idea t…
Tourist Information in St Katherine Protectorate

St Katherine Protectorate Office

The St Katherine Protectorate Office, located at the tourist village near the entrance to Al Milga, is where you’ll find informative guides to four ‘interpretive trails’ established in the area, including one for Mt…
Pharmacy in Cairo

Misr Pharmacy

Modern and well-stocked pharmacy with other branches throughout the city. As well as medicines, this pharmacy has a top-notch selection of skin care products with plenty of hard-to-find elsewhere international brand…