Egypt is hard work, it’s no vacation, but it’s absolutely fantastic. So far it’s been one of the best trips You can ever do. During your trip to Egypt, You can spend almost a month in Egypt visiting Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, the Red Sea, and Alexandria or even take a Nile cruise of any sort, the boats are running all the time of the year. Egypt is currently incredibly cheap, we feel it’s working out cheaper than most of Asia. This is independent travel, arranging transport and accommodation by yourself. You could, of course, book a lot of this in advance and take a 10 and 15 day Egypt tour previously A little off the beaten track you’ll find treasures like the red, step, and broken pyramids. They pre-date the 3 at Giza and are fascinating prototypes well worth adding to your Egypt Travel Packages
It's not as dangerous as you think it is. The main touristy sites in Egypt are no more dangerous than popular places you might visit in the US or Europe. There's a strong military presence at most major sites in Egypt – armed guards, metal detectors, and bag checks become second nature as you visit temples
Egypt is known for its ancient treasures and outstanding history; however, there is more to Egypt than you might expect. From surreal waters and wide beaches with golden sand to remarkable architecture and natural therapies, Egypt is definitely a bucket-list worthy country. The most important reasons to visit Egypt are :
It’s one of the oldest ancient civilizations in the world
If weather is your primary concern, the best time to visit Egypt is during the northern hemisphere fall, winter or early spring (October to April), when temperatures are lower. To avoid the crowds at ancient sites like the Pyramids of Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel, try to avoid peak season (December and January). At this time of year, accommodation and tours throughout the country are typically more expensive. Budget travelers can get good discounts in the summer and shoulder seasons.
How to Get Around Egypt
Egyptian public transport is, on the whole, pretty good. There is an efficient rail network linking the Nile Valley, Delta and Canal Zone, and elsewhere you can travel easily enough by bus or shared (service) taxi. On the Nile you can indulge in feluccas or cruise boats, while in the desert there’s the chance to test your camel-riding prowess. For those in a hurry, Egypt Air provides a network of domestic flights.In Cairo, taxis and metros are recommended. Metros are only accessible within the main city premise so you might be required to take a taxi to go further, say from Cairo to the pyramids of Giza. If you are taking a taxi, hail it from the street and don't ever get on until you verify that their meter is not "broken". If you don't have much choice, say coming back from the pyramid, do bargain hard and don't ever get in a taxi until you and the driver agree upon a price