Egypt tours from Houston are both affordable and convenient, and providing you book through a reputable tour operator, they can be totally unforgettable as well. Of course, if you are thinking about booking a trip to Egypt from Houston, you will most likely have a few questions. The good news is that you can get the answers to all your questions right here on our site. We even provide a few tips on what to pack so that your trip can be as comfortable as possible.
We also have wonderful selection of high quality guided private Egypt tours packages from the USA that are as flawless and as magical as they possibly can be.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
The Giza Pyramids, the Abu Simbel Temples and the Karnak Temple complex are the three most visited of all Egypt tourist attractions. With that said, there are countless other ancient sites that will also leave you speechless, including places like Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple and the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Many visitors also consider the Valley of Kings to be even more impressive than the pyramids. After all, the site is home to more than 60 ancient tombs, including the tomb of King Tutankhamen.
For those who really want to experience the Nile River Valley in style, Nile River cruises are the ultimate choice. Even the Sahara Desert is home to many amazing sites, both manmade and natural. And, when you have had enough sightseeing, a short break on the Red Sea coast is the perfect way to round off a vacation in Egypt.
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 Houston, 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. Packing in some warm clothing is especially important if you book one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from America. Jordan can be surprisingly cold at night.
Distance and Flight Time from Houston to Egypt
The distance from Houston to Cairo International Airport in Egypt is approximately 6,940 miles, with an estimated flight time of approximately 14 hours and 22 minutes. These figures are based on direct non-stop flights between the two cities.
How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Egypt?
If you will be traveling on an American passport you can enjoy Egypt tours from Houston without having to visit any embassy or consulate to apply for your Egypt tourist visa. You can apply online for an Egypt e-Visa before traveling to Egypt or you can get a Visa-on-Arrival when you arrive at the airport in Cairo, Egypt.
Is It Safe To Visit Egypt?
Yes, Egypt is a very safe destination for tourists. However, as with all holiday destinations, it is recommended that you stay alert and aware of your surroundings in very busy touristy areas. Additionally, female travelers and those traveling alone should 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 Houston.
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