A little bit of knowledge can go a long way in making vacations that much better, and the same applies to Egypt tours from Ottawa. When people book Egypt tours from Canada, they invariably have several questions relating to such a trip. Whether you are looking for information about Egypt visa requirements; tips on what to pack, or whether you want to know which are the best attractions to visit, you can find all the answers you are looking for right here on our site.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
There are just so many fantastic Egypt tourist attractions to choose from. We have the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx; the Egyptian Museum; the centuries-old Khan el Khalili Bazaar and a whole lot more. Venture a bit out of the city and you have places like Saqqara and its Great Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Djozer.
Booking a tour that includes a Nile River cruise presents even more sightseeing opportunities with daily guided onshore excursions to more wonderful sites, including places like the Abu Simbel Temples, Valley of the Kings; Temple of Horus, Karnak Temple and more. And, if you are afraid that there won’t be enough to see and do in Egypt, then how about taking your vacation to a whole new level with one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from Canada?
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 contemplating booking one of our Egypt tours from Ottawa, you will most likely have questions about what to pack for Egypt. What to pack is a personal matter although there are a few items which we feel are essential.
Essential items include a comfortable pair of shoes; a wide-brimmed hat; sunglasses; sunscreen lotion, and a few lightweight cotton tops. It is also advisable to pack in at least one pair of trousers and a warm top because certain parts of the country can get quite cool in the evenings.
Distance and Flight Time from Ottawa to Egypt
The distance from Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport to Cairo International Airport in Egypt is approximately 8,885 kilometers, with an estimated flight time of approximately 10 hours and 57 minutes. These figures are for direct non-stop flights between the two cities.
How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Egypt?
Canadian passport holders who want to book and enjoy Egypt tours from Ottawa have a number of options for obtaining their Egypt tourist visa. The most convenient option would be to apply online for an Egypt e-Visa before traveling to Egypt. Alternatively, you can also obtain a Visa-on-Arrival at any international airport in Egypt. You can also apply for a visa at their nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate in Canada.
Is It Safe To Visit Egypt?
Yes, Egypt is a very safe place to visit as a tourist. However, as with all holiday destinations, it is always wise to stay alert and aware of your surroundings, particularly in very busy touristy areas. Additionally, female travelers and those traveling alone should try to avoid being out on foot in very quiet and/or poorly lit areas at night.
If people have any concerns about the current situation in Egypt, they can check the latest Egypt Travel Advisory issued by the Canadian government prior to booking any Egypt tours from Ottawa.
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