Most people, who book Egypt tours from Sydney, do so because they want to visit the country’s many famous sites such as the Giza Pyramids. However professionally designed tour packages can ensure that you not only get to see many of the best ancient sites, but that you also still have some quality time for leisure and relaxation. Nile River cruises, for example, offer a perfect blend of sightseeing and relaxation.
Of course, if you are thinking about booking a trip to the Land of the Pharaohs, you will most likely have some questions relating to Egypt tours from Australia. The good news is, we have all the answers you need right here on our site.
Top 6 Egypt Tours from Sydney
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
Whether you want an action packed adventure; a lazy and relaxing break, or whether you want to spend your days exploring ancient sites, Egypt is a wonderful destination to visit. Of course most people visit the country to see its many ancient pyramids, temples and tombs. They are, after all, the most famous of all Egypt tourist attractions. In fact, King Tutankhamen’s tomb in the Valley of Kings near Luxor is one of the most sought attractions in the world.
In addition to all the ancient sites, Egypt also has many amazing natural attractions, with the White Desert and Black Desert being two of them. If you enjoy snorkeling or SCUBA diving, well, some of the world’s best dive sites are located along Egypt’s Read Sea coastline. With a properly planned tour to Egypt, lifelong memories really are guaranteed.
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 Sydney, 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 Australia. Jordan can be surprisingly cold at night.
Distance and Flight Time from Sydney to Egypt
The shortest flight distance from Sydney Airport to Cairo International Airport in Egypt is approximately 14,405 kilometers, with an estimated flight time of approximately 17 hours and 25 minutes. However, at the time of writing, no airlines were operating direct non-stop flights between the two cities. The shortest and quickest flight was a one-stop flight with a total duration of 20 hours and 15 minutes.
How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Egypt?
If you will be traveling on an Australian passport you can enjoy Egypt tours from Sydney 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 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 Australian government prior to booking any Egypt tours from Sydney.
Tailor Made Egypt Vacations from Sydney, Australia
Explore Egypt your way by selecting only your favorite attractions. Click here to design your personal Egypt tour package from Sydney