Booking and enjoying Egypt tours from Austin is far easier and far more affordable than what many people think. Admittedly, it is quite a long flight from Austin to Cairo in Egypt, but it is a small price to pay for the sort of holiday one can have in the Land of the Pharaohs. With endless ancient monuments to see, every day can feel like a whole new adventure, with lifelong memories guaranteed.
If you have any questions about booking a trip to Egypt from Austin, keep reading because we have all the answer you need right here on our website. We also have a fantastic range of fully customizable Egypt travel packages from the USA for you are ready to book your dream vacation.
Top 6 Egypt Tours from Austin
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
For anyone who has never traveled to Egypt before, a visit to the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx is an absolute must. They are, after all, the most famous and most visited of all Egypt tourist attractions. We are often asked if visitors are allowed inside any of the pyramids. The answer is yes, but the truth is, there is not much to see inside them other than empty chambers and plenty of stairs. You will also need to buy additional tickets.
Some of the tombs in the Valley of Kings are also open to visitors, and going inside some of those is far more rewarding than going inside the pyramids at Giza. Of course, we also highly recommend a Nile River cruise. Apart from the cruise itself which is a wonderful experience, you will also get to enjoy several tours and excursions to several top attractions, including the Valley of Kings, Karnak Temple, Temple of Horus and quite a few more. Considering that Egypt and Jordan are neighbors, we also recommend visiting the Lost City of Petra in Jordan. You can visit this site as part of a day trip from Egypt, or by booking any one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from the USA.
Top 5 Attractions to See in Egypt
- The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx in Cairo
- The rock-hewn Temples of Abu Simbel in Aswan
- Valley of the Kings in Luxor
- The Temple of Horus in Edfu
- The Karnak Temple in Luxor
What to Pack for Egypt?
If you are going to be booking one of our Egypt tours from Austin, you may be wondering about what to pack for Egypt. What to pack is something which only you can decide on. However, there are some items which we would certainly recommend. These include a comfortable pair of shoes; a wide-brimmed hat; sunglasses; a few lightweight cotton tops, and of course, some sunscreen lotion. It is also advisable to pack in at least one pair of trousers and a warm top because it can get quite cool in the evenings.
Distance and Flight Time from Austin to Egypt
The shortest flight distance from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport to Cairo International Airport in Egypt is approximately 7,105 miles, with an estimated flight time of approximately 14 hours. These figures are based on direct non-stop flights.
How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Egypt?
If you will be traveling on an American passport you can enjoy Egypt tours from Austin without having to visit any embassy or consulate to apply for your Egypt tourist visa. You can either apply online for an Egypt e-Visa before traveling to Egypt or you can get a Visa-on-Arrival at any international airport in Egypt.
Is It Safe To Visit Egypt?
Yes, Egypt is just as safe, if not safer than many other popular tourist destinations. However, we do recommend that visitors stay alert and aware of their surroundings in very busy touristy areas. Female travelers and those traveling alone should also try to avoid being out on foot at night in very quiet and/or poorly lit areas.
If people have any concerns about the current situation in Egypt, they can check the latest Egypt Travel Advisory issued by the American government prior to booking any Egypt tours from Austin.
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