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Egypt TOURISM

Continent: AfricaPopulation: 9.76 crores Area: 1.01 million km² Time Zone: GMT+2 Nearest Airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI / HECA)


About Egypt TOURISM

Ideal Duration: 5-8 days Currency: Egyptian pounds Best Time: September to April
Egypt is a Mediterranean country spanning the northeast corner of the Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt TOURISM

Egypt is a Mediterranean country spanning the northeast corner of the Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. The country is bordered by the Gaza strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. The heritage of the country trace backs to the 6th-4th millennia BCE and the country has one of the longest histories of any country. Iconic monuments and the valleys of kings reflect the earliest development of the country and are the major and popular tourist’s attraction. 

The country has a rich culture and is an integral part of the nation’s identity. Earlier the country was an important centre of Christianity but later in seventh century the country was largely Islamized and became a predominantly Muslim country with a significant Christian minority.   

One of the best parts of visiting Egypt is the ability to get face to face with the true marvels of ancient civilization. The country has some of the best preserved ancient artifacts and the museums have splendid relics of the past. 

The climate of the country is mostly arid and dry. The summers are hot and winters are only for a brief period. Due to mostly sandy terrene it is recommended to visit the public places in morning and evening hours as afternoon gets very hot. Because of its diverse culture the country has people of every ethnicity and as tourism a major source of income the people are generally friendly and helpful.

With the heavy influence of Arabic and Mediterranean regions, the country has a great culinary taste. One can enjoy great variety of food available throughout the major cities and it is recommended to try the local variety of teas and sweets.

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How to reach egypt from india?
The best way to reach Egypt from India is by flight. You can book a Connecting flight from major airports in India. Cairo international airport is the major airport and is well connected to many international destination and receives direct flight from India.
Best time/season to visit egypt?
The best time to visit Egypt is from October to April as the temperature is most pleasant during this time. December and January are considered as the peak tourism season in Egypt and the top attractions and sights are highly crowded.
How to get egypt visa from india?
Before applying for Irish visa, one must identify the type of visa required depending on the purpose of travel weather tourist, study, work, or residence. You can also apply for Irish visa online and submit the required documents to the Irish embassy.
Local transportation in egypt?
Being a small country it is easy to travel across tourists places by road and by train. The railway infrastructure is average while road are the preferred means of travel by locals and tourists. Local tour operators have luxury coaches and cabs available for sightseeing while train options less frequent and not well connected.
Type of adapters to carry egypt?
Egypt operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50HZ, there are two associated plugs used in the country
Type C - has two round pins
Type F - has two round pins with two earth clips on the side.

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