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Egypt is located in the North-East of Africa. His borders have changed throughout the time, at present it limits to the North with the sea Mediterranean, on the South with Sudan, to the East with the Red sea and the peninsula of Sinai and on the West with the desert of Libya.
Passport-carrying travellers from Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela and Peru require an entry visa. If your country is not listed above it is advisable to consult the competent agencies in each country of origin or with our offices in order to avoid confusion or unnecessary errors. The entry visa to Egypt can be obtained in several ways, or in consular representations in different countries; or directly on arrival at the international airports of Egypt .
To enter Egypt the passport must be valid for at least six months. Enjoy Travel representative will always ask for the passports on arrival to give it to the reception of the hotels and/or motorboats for their documentation according to the procedures indicated by the tourist authorities. In less than 24 hours, passports are returned directly to customers .
The country can be accessed with 250 cigarettes, 250 grams of tobacco or 50 cigars, one litre of alcohol and several personal effects. We must declare the video cameras and all the money that is introduced in the country. Remember to keep currency exchange vouchers. all cash, jewellery, cameras, traveler's checks and electronic equipment should be declared in the customs declaration form delivered to all tourists upon arrival at the airport .
We recommend that the customers take all the essentials so that the trip is not missing anything. For example, cameras and video cameras, in addition to these memory cards – buying technology accessories in Egypt can be very expensive. We also recommend that customers inform themselves about the country through a good tourist guide. Due to the amount of pharaonic ruins, it is common for some customers to miss so many explanations from the local guides.
We recommend that the customers take all the essentials so that the Comfortable clothing is the key to withstanding the dry climate of Egypt; Especially if you travel between the months of June and September. Cotton T-shirts, shorts, comfortable slippers, yarn shirts, all this type of clothing will be very grateful when you are in the middle of the temple of Karnak at 10 am. It is possible that in some motorboats there is a night with a gala dinner in the restaurant or on the upper deck – you have to be well informed as in some cases you can veto attendance at the venue. Overall in hotels and motorboats, breakfast and food do not have a dress code, but for dinner time, men should wear long pants and shoe .
It is recommended to wear natural and light fabrics, with some coat for evenings, sunglasses, light and comfortable shoes. Long trousers and shirt for the gentlemen at dinners. Socks for the visit to the mosques, as you have to go barefoot inside. Pareo If short pants or suspender t-shirts are used for entrance to mosques. Cosmetic products to protect against the sun and mosquito repellents. .
The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, which is divided into 100 piastres. There are coins and/or banknotes of 25 and 50 piastres, as well as 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 , 200 L.E. Most of the establishments and shops accept the main credit cards, using the same can be a charge of 3% .
Vaccine is required for visitors coming from Western countries. We recommend to drink bottled mineral water, not to accept drinks with ice cubes or bottles not opened in front of you, not to consume the fruit that has not been previously washed, to carry tissues for the bath, especially in the circuits, since the Egyptians Use the Arab system (cleaning with water.
The main dish is usually of mutton meat are typical dishes: the KEBAB (roast lamb), the KOFTA (Grilled lamb meatballs), the FATTA (lamb boiled with rice and bread soup). Pastry is the traditional Middle East, based on honey, almonds, and sesame oil. The fruit abounds only in Cairo and in the Delta. It is not advisable to eat raw food or fruit without washing .