Egypt Travel Guide
What is a Dahabiya?
When it comes to River Nile cruises, most people know about the large cruise boats and feluccas, some people know about yachts, but few people know anything about dahabiyas, which take their name from the Arabic word for gold: dahab (the earliest form of this boat was golden coloured). This is ratheMore
Why Oriental Tours?
Oriental Tours Egypt has rapidly branded itself as an innovative tour operator and travel agency in Egypt. The company was founded by a group of fellow tourism intellectuals who have more than what it does takes to drive the company into the innovative world. Its fast service, innovation and friendlMore
Oriental Tours Egypt are proud to inform you that we take part in supporting people and the environment, cooperating with nongovernmental charity houses, such as projects caring for abandoned children. In a country where the family is so important, unwanted children carry a great stigma that can affMore
Is Egypt Safe?
This has to be one of the most asked questions right now, especially after the revolutions of January 2011 and June 2013. To be honest it is actually safer for tourists here than it is for many Egyptians! Granted, what happened in Taba in February 2014, with the blowing up of the bus containing SoutMore
One thing that most people do not realise about the temperatures in Egypt is that the winter months can drop very low, which does mean that warmer clothing should be brought, especially when on a Nile cruise. Winter also brings rain, though the amount does vary from very wet in Alexandria to just aMore
Best Time to Travel to Egypt
For most people, who are not used to excessive heat, the best time to visit Egypt is between October and May, though this also coincides with Egypt rsquo;s main peak season: Christmas and New Year. The days are still sunny and hot, making it a lot better for people to deal with, and visiting the hisMore
Egypt Tourist Visa
To enter Egypt you do require a tourist visa, which is valid for three months. This can be obtained in one of two ways: By applying to the Arab Republic of Egypt Embassy, or Consulate, in your own country, or At your Port of Entry into Egypt. To apply for your visa, or to get one upon arrival, you mMore