Egypt Tour Packages from USA – Come Experience the Adventures of Ancient Egypt
EgyptToursPlus.com has been organizing Egypt tours packages from USA for several decades already, and today we continue to offer some of the very best Egypt private tours and most amazing Nile cruises available.
Egypt has always and will always attract a vast number of tourists, considering that there are just so many things to see. Egypt tour packages never fails to impress.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is it safe to travel to Egypt from USA?
Yes. Egypt is safe to travel to and Egyptian people are very friendly. Most travelers have great experiences in the country, including solo traveler women. Egypt is a very safe travel destination. A proof of that is that in 2019 it was ranked safer than the US and the UK by a global pool. This means that travelers and tourists feel secure in the country and nothing better than themselves to confirm this.
Is Egypt safe for Americans?
Yes. Egypt is safe for Americans and any tourist that wishes to visit the country. Unfortunately, accidents can happen everywhere, but the Egyptian authorities take safety very seriously for everyone, regardless of nationality. Americans are more than welcome and will feel both comfortable and safe in Egypt.
Do you need a visa for Egypt from USA?
Yes. American citizens can now apply online for an Egyptian e-Visa prior to traveling to Egypt, or they can get a visa on arrival at any international airport when they arrive in Egypt. Visas can also be applied for at any Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Consulate in the United States.
What is the best time to visit Egypt?
You can visit Egypt all year long, however, the autumn/ winter season, between September to April, is better, simply because the better temperatures are ideal for enjoying your tour in Egypt, especially if you will visit the desert and the temples in Luxor and Aswan.
How many days do you need in Egypt?
It depends on what you want to see because there is a lot. You can enjoy a short 8 days Egypt package for visiting Cairo and cruise down the Nile or you can have a complete tour of 2 weeks. If none of the packages suit you perfectly, you can still personalize yours.
What can you see in Egypt in 4 days?
Four days in Egypt are not a lot. A 4 day Egypt tour from USA will will most often include a visit the main attractions in Cairo, such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, the Coptic and Islamic parts of the city and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You can include a short trip to Alexandria or Luxor.
What can you see in Egypt in 7 days?
In 7 full days in Egypt you can enjoy Cairo's main attractions, such as the Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Khan el Khalili, and Coptic Cairo, and enjoy a short cruise on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan to visit ancient temples, monuments and the Valley of the Kings.
What can you see in Egypt in 10 days?
A 10 day sightseeing Egypt tour allow you different combinations. Among the options, you can visit Cairo and Alexandria, do a cruise on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan for visiting ancient temples, go to Abu Simbel, dive in the Red Sea in Hurghada. It depends on what you are prioritizing.
Can you visit the pyramids?
Yes. The archeological site is composed by the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple and the Solar Boat Museum. Be aware of the prices though, as you will need extra tickets if wishing to visit inside the pyramids and the Solar Boat.
Can you go inside the pyramids of Egypt?
Yes, you can enter the Great Pyramids, but you have to pay an extra ticket (360 LE for the Great Pyramid; 100 LE the 2nd and 3rd). Other pyramids, such as the Dahshur Pyramid also offer visit of its interior.
What do you wear to visit the pyramids in Egypt?
Comfortable clothes. Although in pictures the pyramids seen close to each other, there is actually some distance between them, and the archeological site is big. If you want to visit inside the pyramids, there is a narrow climbing space, so you should wear trousers or shorts that allow you so.
What do tourists wear in Egypt?
Tourists wear normal clothes, but since modesty is part of Egyptian society, it is recommended to do the same. So shorts and skirts covering the knee, a veil for women when visiting mosques and a pair of long trousers for men, shirts, bathing suit.
What should I pack for a Nile cruise?
Have in mind that during a Nile cruise you will stop to visit temples and do some walking, so have comfortable shoes and clothes with you. Pack shirts, scarves, dresses, skirts and shorts, a pair of trousers, sun block, sunglasses and a hat.
How much does it cost to take a trip to Egypt?
It will depend on your budget and interests. But Egypt is a very cheap destination compared to others, especially if you are converting from US$, Euro or GBP. You can have an Egypt All Inclusive Tour for fair prices and yet luxurious.
What is the cheapest time to go to Egypt?
You can find cheaper prices between May and September, but be aware because it is the spring/summer time, so some Egypt tours packages from USA may not be advised during strong heat. The peak is in July/ August, but all these months are hot.
How much money should you bring to Egypt?
This really depends on how much you intend to spend. If you are going all inclusive or in a nice guided Egypt tour, this reduces your costs with food and other necessary things. A medium meal in Cairo, for example is around US$3,80.
Travel to Egypt From USA – Explore Ancient Egypt
Egypt has so many fascinating attractions, that many visitors are afraid they’ll accidentally forget to visit one or two places they desperately want to see. Others are afraid that with so many interesting sites, it simply won’t be possible to see everything during their stay in the country. All these concerns can easily be avoided by taking advantage of one of the many Egypt tour packages from USA we offer.
With 60 years of experience behind us, we take every precaution necessary in order to ensure our customers get to see all the very best Egyptian attractions, and if our package tours don’t include all the sites you are longing to see, then you can also take advantage of our customized tours to Egypt from USA that can be tailored to your individual needs.
All our Egypt tours from USA begin in Cairo where you’ll have ample opportunity to explore this vibrant city in between excursions to some of the country’s most infamous sites such as the Great Pyramids of Giza; the Sphinx, and so much more. Luxor is typically the next destination on your itinerary, and like so many other places in the country, it’s full of ancient attractions that never fail to impress.
Many of our Egypt tour packages from USA also include a luxury Nile River cruise, and for many visitors, this proves to be the highlight of their holiday. It truly is a spectacular experience that combines modern day luxury with ancient history.
Passport and Visa Requirements for US Citizens
American citizens can now apply online for an Egyptian e-Visa prior to traveling to Egypt, or they can get a visa on arrival at any international airport when they arrive in Egypt. Visas can also be applied for at any Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Consulate in the United States. The costs of the various tourist visas are as follows:
- Single entry e-Visa – A single entry e-Visa costs $25.00 and it allows you to remain in the country for up to 60 days.
- Multiple entry e-Visa – A multiple entry e-Visa costs $60.00 and allows you to remain in the country for up to 90 days.
- Visa-on-arrival – A visa-on-arrival costs $25.00 and allows you to remain in the country for up to 30 days.
- Single or multiple entry visa at an embassy or consulate – If you apply for your visa at an embassy or consular office prior to traveling to Egypt it costs $15.00 and allows you to remain in the country for up to 60 or 90 days depending on which visa you applied for.
As is the case with many countries, you may be refused entry if your passport is valid for less than six months after the last day of your stay.
NOTE: People traveling on an American passport can visit and stay at Sinai resorts for a period of up to 15 days without the need for a visa. If you only intend staying in one or more Sinai resorts, you can obtain a free Entry Permission stamp at Sharm el Sheikh, Saint Catherine and Taba airports. However, if you want to leave the area or stay for more than 15 days, you will have to go to one of these airports to obtain a visa.
When is the Best Time for Egypt Tours from USA?
Because we offer so many different Egypt tour packages from USA, it’s possible for you to visit Egypt any time of the year. However, the summer months are typically very hot, and many visitors, although not all, find the extreme heat uncomfortable. If most of your holiday is going to be spent onboard one of our luxury cruise liners or in resorts, then visiting during the summer should be fine. However, if are booking Egypt tours from USA that includes a lot of sightseeing, then we recommend visiting during the cooler months, from October to April.
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