People have been booking and enjoying Egypt tours from Washington DC for many decades already. Initially, people would sail from America to Egypt, but as we all know, flying is so much more convenient, and nowadays, even cheaper. If you are looking for a truly unforgettable vacation, we have an excellent selection of Egypt tours packages from USA to choose from. You can also find the answers to all the most frequently asked questions about booking a trip to Egypt from the USA.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
If you are planning on having a trip to Egypt, you are most likely longing to see some of the most famous Egypt tourist attractions, such as the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx near Cairo. Who wouldn’t want to see these ancient wonders? Still, there are many other ancient pyramids, temples and tombs to see in the Land of the Pharaohs. Many of them are also open to visitors, meaning that you can actually go inside to take a look around.
One of the best ways to see a good selection of ancient sites is by way of a Nile River cruise, and it is certainly something which we highly recommend.
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 Washington DC, 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 USA. Jordan can be surprisingly cold at night.
Distance and Flight Time from Washington DC to Egypt
The shortest distance from Washington DC to Cairo in Egypt is approximately 5,825 miles, with an estimated flight time of approximately 12 hours and 20 minutes. These figures are based on a direct non-stop flight 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 Washington DC 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 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 American government prior to booking any Egypt tours from Washington DC.
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