is the land of the finest ancient civilizations and the promising bright future, invites you to one of the most
enjoyable trips of your life. The Egyptian civilization
is one of the oldest ones in human history. Inscriptions on the various Egyptian monuments emphatically date it back to 7000 years. Situated at the crossroad of the world, it is so easy to visit Egypt.
You may enjoy, at little cost, a trip to Egypt.
A trip stimulating to mind and pleasing to the heart. Amidst immortal ancient monuments dating from some of the oldest civilizations ever created by man : Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, early Christian and Islamic civilizations.
The history of Egypt
is forever tried to the Nile. Ever since the earliest know communities settled along the Nile Valley. The river has controlled the religious economic social and political life of Egyptians for centuries. Egypt's broad history can be broken down into major periods:
Pharaonic times 3000 – 341 BC.
Greek rule (Hellenistic) 332 – 30 BC.
Roman & Byzantine rule 30 – 638 AD.
Arab conquest & Mamelukes 640 – 1517.
British occupation 1882 –1952.
Independent Egypt 1952 – Present.Hotels and Rest Houses
Egypt is well equipped with 5*, 4*, 3* hotels and also motels throughout the country.
Managed either by the most famous international hotels chains or private sector.
All hotels Categories, services & rates are controlled by the Ministry of Tourism Policy.Food and Beverage
Eating well and heartily is part of the Egyptian kitchen tradition, also you can find all international food restaurants like Chinese, Italian and Other European food test.Climate
Egypt Popularity as a holiday destination may be in part to its climate.
The hottest months are June, July and August when maximum temperatures range between 34C/95F in Cairo and 41C/107F in Luxor and Aswan.
Since the climate tends to be dry, especially in Upper Egypt, the heat is more bearable. Evening is much cooler and very pleasant, which is possibly the reason why night-time in Egypt is so lively. Weather-wise, the best months to visit is March, April, October and November. Other-wise, any time is a good time.Clothing
Overall, Egypt is a very casual country! However, you may want to plan accordingly for the weather. Day dress should include cotton and breathable fabric clothing, comfortable shoes, hat, and sun block. Shorts are acceptable.
Evening dress is smart-casual. A light jacket or sweater is advisable for the months of November - April. Tipping
Most hotels and restaurants include a service charge in their bill, in any case it is not obligatory to tip waiters, but you can always add a little extra.
If service charge is not included ,waiters should be tipped around 10% of the bill.Electricity and Water
The electrical system is based on 220 AC Volt, 50 Hz, and requires rounded two round pins/prong wall plug. Visitors from North America will need a transformers / adapter which can be provided by most hotels.
All hotels have their own filtering water system and their water is considered safe to drink. Also bottled water is cheap and readily available.Shopping
Egyptian Handcrafts represent a tradition of skilled workmanship and folk art that dates back many thousands of years.
The most common Egyptian craft items include, marble statue, papyrus, hand made carpet, silver, jeweler, carved stone animals, Bedouin jeweler, leather goods ,colored sand bottles and art crafts, Old swords and turn of the pharos time.
A those things, you can easy find through your walk in a downtown (souq ) will bring you in touch with hundreds of smell every day items that you may wish to take home as a souvenir of your visit to Egypt.