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Alexandria
Washington
Day 12
05:00 pm
14h 24m
Estimate time
07:24 am
Plane
10,373 km
Day 13
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Travel Tips

Absolutely! Here are some travel tips for a trip to Cairo, Luxor, Giza, Aswan, and Alexandria:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these Egyptian cities is during the cooler months from October to April. The summer can be intensely hot, especially for sightseeing in the desert.

Route and Accessibility:
Cairo, as capital, is connected to almost all international airports. All cities have an excellent road, rail, and internal air connectivity. Nile river cruise is a popular and scenic route between Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
All the cities are at low altitude, so acclimatization is not an issue. However, keep yourself hydrated and protect yourself from sun exposure.

Accommodation and Booking:
You'll find everything from luxury hotels to budget guesthouses across these cities. It’s advisable to book in advance, particularly in the high season.

Clothing and Essentials:
Light, breathable clothing is recommended due to Egypt's hot climate. Also, carry a hat, sunglasses, sunblock, and a good pair of walking shoes. Carry a scarf or wrap for visiting religious sites where modest dressing is expected.

Health and Safety:
Egypt is relatively safe but remember to be cautious in crowded tourist spots to avoid pickpockets. Keep handy disinfectants, medicines for stomach disorders due to food changes. Also, ensure you drink bottled water.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
The local culture in Egypt is rich and traditional. Modest dressing is appreciated, and if visiting mosques, women may be expected to cover their heads. Always ask permission before photographing people.

Enjoy your trip to Egypt!