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What women should and shouldn’t do during their trip to Egypt?

Are you traveling to Egypt solely or with a group of women? Traveling to Egypt as a woman requires knowing some information, some precautions to take, and some advice for your Egypt women tours to be safe and entertaining. In this article, you will find all things you need during your Egypt tours, there is nothing to worry about after reading this article.

First of all, we assure you that you will find people helpful and very welcoming, there's nothing to be worried about and these are only some precautions for any unpleasant behaviors that you might not find at all. However, you should consider your Egypt travel packages safety, but the Egyptian people love communication and help and you will feel their welcoming attitude and hospitality on each day of your Egypt day tours.

What are the rules for women in Egypt?

rules for women in Egypt

  • Use only women's carriages on the Cairo Metro system if you need to move quickly between the attractions of Cairo day tours.
  • Dress your swimming suit or bikinis on a private shore or at the hotel, not on the public shores of Egypt shore excursions, dress regularly on public shores.
  • Always have a scarf in case you needed to enter a mosque on the Cairo Islamic tour.
  • Avoid crowded lines and places
  • Move with groups, you can join our Egypt small group tours.
  • Don’t accept invitations to go out or to be guided by strangers or hassles, just deal handle your tours in Egypt with a trusted travel agency.
  • Use mobile apps if you need a cab, like Uber or Careem

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is a worldwide problem, but there are criteria to avoid in every culture and we will be serving what you should do in case it happened. But you should know that the Egyptian people are open to strangers and especially foreigners. They like to get conversations with foreigners asking them how is their feel about Egypt classic tours and where they will go and questions about their countries. You should differentiate this or the complimentary words with the trial of harassment.

How should female tourists dress in Egypt?

dressing code for women in Egypt

You should know that Egypt is a conservative county, so try not to wear the hottest clothes you have as this will increase the potential of being harassed and it's an important point of the things to avoid in Cairo or places with many locals in it. However, in other cities where there are many tourists like Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh day tours .. etc, feel free to wear what you want.

But if you want to socialize with Egyptians. It would be better to dress up like them as much as you can. Generally, try to keep your shoulders and knees covered especially in the residential areas during your Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan day tours. If you had verbal harassment, the best strategy to deal with it is to ignore it completely as you didn’t listen or understand and walk confidently.

Your Egypt Tours guides will help you get rid of this situation. And you have the right to accompany him to the police station as there are regulations that punish harassment. But you will be surprised at the help you will get after shouting.

Shopping walks for women in Egypt

You will probably get interrupted by sales trials to buy souvenirs or other stuff during your Egypt shopping tours. The only way to avoid this hassle is to smile saying “No, thank you” or “Laa Shokran” in Arabic. And moving forward without stopping.

If you are going to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar or the El Hussein district. Don’t miss buying pharaonic-style accessories and pieces of jewelry.

Many colorful types of it will match your taste with the pharaonic traditional style. Especially “Kholkhal” which is worn on legs. As the ancient Egyptians were very known for such jewelry and accessories.

Egyptian perfumes have a personality that reflects our culture and the heritage of ancient Egyptians who were once the first in the world of this craft, so smell and buy your desired perfume during Egypt cultural tours.

One of the most beautiful things in Egypt is getting the talent to dance suits. Even the pharaonic or the local. Each type of it is made with creativity and talent. It's very artistic, you shouldn't miss buying one of them.

New Women's experiences in Egypt

Nubian Henna in Egypt

There is some feminine stuff that can’t be missed on your Egypt luxury tours. As ancient Egyptians had great attention to women. And its beauty left us a heritage of beautiful stuff made only in Egypt.

Do Henna during your tours

Henna is a Nubian custom for girls who are going to be married, but it turned out to be a regular tradition, you can join our tour of Nubia village and try their strange habits. It’s an art form of painting some beautiful paintings in your body, especially your hands, you can’t miss that in Egypt as we are the first to invent this henna stuff and we are the experts, and you should try to paint it with yourself, we can assure that it’s one of the things in Egypt that will be much fun.

Eat the delicious Egyptian Bakery

As a woman, nothing indulges us but sweets and chocolate. But Middle Eastern pastry has its different kind of happiness in Egyptian cuisine. You should try for your happiness sake, Konafa, basbousa, rice pudding, and couscous. You will feel different after trying these oriental patisseries. You should have the experience to try to prepare some on your own during your free time in Egypt budget tours.

It’s easy and mouth-watering, in professional cooking schools like The House of Cooking” or “Lulu's Kitchen”. Put this on your to-do list of things to do in Egypt.

How can we help?

There are a lot of Egypt Tours ideas and sightseeing to visit with Your Egypt Tours including

  • Nile River. Giza Pyramids. Saqqara (Sakkara) Khan El-Khalili.
  • Valley of the Kings. Egyptian Museum (Museum of Egyptian Antiquities) Philae Temple (Temple of Isis) Hurghada Marina.
  • Aswan High Dam. Abu Simbel Temples. Karnak Temple. Memphis.

It sounds like you are interested in organizing a personalized tour of Egypt. Planning a tailor-made Egypt tour can be a great way to see the sights and attractions that are most interesting to you, and to experience the country in a way that is customized to your preferences and needs. Here are a few things to consider when planning your tour:

  1. Establish your spending limit; this will enable you to cut down on your alternatives and create a trip that is affordable.

  2. Choose your preferred travel style: Are you more interested in an individual, self-directed trip or a more structured, guided tour? This will assist you in selecting the right kind of trip operator.

  3. Decide when you'll be traveling: When choosing a time to visit, consider the weather and busy travel seasons.

  4. Choose your destinations: Egypt is a large country with a lot to see, so you'll want to focus on a few key destinations rather than trying to see everything. Some of the most popular tourist destinations in Egypt include Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and the Red Sea.

  5. Select your locations: You should concentrate on a few important locations rather than attempting to visit everything in Egypt because it is a big country with lots to see.

  6. Research and book activities and tours: Your Egypt Tours offers guided tours of Egypt's top attractions, such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Karnak. Look for reputable companies and read our reviews to find the best options for your trip.

I hope these tips are helpful as you plan your tailor-made tour of Egypt. Let us know if you have any other questions!

"Your Egypt Tours" is one of the leading and pioneer travel agencies in the Egyptian tourism industry. We offer very special care and personal touch to our clients making them feel at home with their family. Great and high-quality service to ensure that your trip with us is one of a lifetime. In addition, the commonly known reasons such as our customers’ feedback and testimonials, competitive prices - excellent customer service, punctuality and. Most important of all, our customers’ safety and enjoying every minute in your trip are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.

The cost of a tour of Egypt can vary significantly depending on a number of factors such as the length of the tour, the time of year you go, the type of accommodation you prefer, and the mode of transportation you choose. Some tours may be as inexpensive as $500 per person for a budget group tour, while others can cost $5000 or more for a luxury private tour. On average, you can expect to pay around $1500 to $3000 per person for a tour of Egypt that includes flights, accommodation, and most meals.

Don't drink the tap water - it is highly chlorinated. However, with enough time in Egypt, you could potentially grow accustomed to the water. This doesn't mean that the tap water is polluted, it simply means that you are not used to it, and you might get stomach problems. This happened to most people when they visit a country for the first time. They were simply not used to water there. It's a similar situation here. It is advisable to drink Bottled water during your entire holiday. That is why it is strongly advisable that you don't drink the tap water, and use it only for washing and brushing your teeth.

Enjoy Egypt Tours From September until March. It is the perfect time when the weather is good and mild. From September until mid-November, when it is very nice and the temperatures are pleasant for all activities - around 25 C to 15 C. mid-Nov until the end of February is wintertime when temperatures during the day are around 12 or 15 C, and at night can drop to about 7 or 8 C. In March and April, the weather is still so nice and travelers can enjoy the Easter vacation.

From May to September is the summer season. Spending summertime in a desert climate does not appeal to most travelers. Average daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s and low to mid-90s, although they can jump up into three digits in the South as in Luxor and Aswan. Summer is really hot here, prices go down and it is a good chance for travelers with a tight budget.

The weather in Egypt is generally warm and dry, with hot, dry summers and mild winters. The country is located in the northern hemisphere and its climate is influenced by its location in the tropics and its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea.

In the summer, temperatures can reach up to 40°C (104°F) or higher, especially in the desert areas of the country. The humidity is also quite low, which makes the heat more bearable.

In the winter, the weather is mild, with temperatures ranging from 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F). The humidity is higher during the winter months, and there is also a chance of rain, especially in the coastal areas.

Overall, the best time to visit Egypt is from October to April, when the weather is cooler and more comfortable.

Safety and security are our first and foremost concerns! Egypt is a very safe country with a low crime rate. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, accommodations and sightseeing nationwide have finalized sterilization and disinfection in light of the Egyptian government's efforts to implement precautionary measures against the COVID-19. In addition, our company has followed the same procedures to make all our staff, guides, and drivers are well-trained with the current events to prevent and stop the spread of this outbreak. Traveling the world is a joyful experience and we want to do our part to keep the anticipation stress-free.

There are many interesting and exciting things to do in Egypt. Some popular activities include:

  1. Visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza: The pyramids are one of the most famous landmarks in Egypt and a must-see for any visitor.

  2. Exploring the ancient city of Luxor: Luxor is home to several important ancient Egyptian sites, including the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings.

  3. Cruising down the Nile: A cruise down the Nile River is a great way to see the country and visit some of the smaller towns and villages along the way.

  4. Visiting the Abu Simbel temples: These temples are located in southern Egypt and are known for their impressive size and intricate carvings.

  5. Going on a desert safari: Egypt has a large desert region, and going on a safari is a great way to experience the unique landscape and culture of the area.

  6. Visiting Cairo: Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is home to many interesting museums, markets, and other cultural attractions.

  7. Snorkeling or diving in the Red Sea: The Red Sea is known for its clear waters and abundant marine life, making it a popular destination for snorkeling and diving.

  8. Visiting the Siwa Oasis: The Siwa Oasis is a beautiful desert oasis located in western Egypt. It's a great place to relax and escape the heat of the desert.

The high season for tourism is all year with winter and spring being peak season for cultural travels with lots of sightseeing. Weather in Egypt is perfect for many kinds of tourism, and if coming in June, July, and August, head for the seaside resorts. Those months are very warm with temperatures that can reach around 45C. and the humidity is about 70 to 80%, but it is bearable with the sea and large swimming pools nearby.

So the period of the high summer season is also a bit busy as hotels fill up with tourists from all over the world looking for a bargain, lots of sunshine, diving, snorkeling, etc. It is also a primary vacation time in Europe. If you come in the deep summer season you can still enjoy it because you can always sightsee early in the morning and go again at night when the sunsets. You will definitely need good sunscreen and a lot of liquids to drink with a nice hat on your head. Summer is a good time for people looking for good rates in accommodation and other services.

Egypt is a Muslim country and the dress code is towards the conservative side, especially for women. That being said, we are used to seeing travelers from all over the world. My suggestion would be to wear light clothes and not to wear short shorts, short skirts and alike to avoid the occasional unwanted stare. But it’s really up to you. When you visit religious places (synagogues, churches, and mosques) you do need to cover your shoulders and wear over the knee dresses, if you are planning to wear one of course. If you plan to attend the Nile dinner cruise, there is no need for formal wear unless you want to make that night a special night! Also, you will be sharing this experience with other travelers so you can dress however you feel most comfortable.

You can get your visa when you arrive at Cairo Airport. It is an easy process for USA, UK, Canadian, Australian and European citizens. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, at the port of entry just before the immigration booth. The visa will cost you $25 US Dollars and after buying it; you just stick it on any empty page on your passport. Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. You can also apply for E-Visa via the official electronic visa portal: www.visa2egypt.gov.eg

Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour is different and unique. If you go on a Nile cruise, you can visit Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor in the South and enjoy the temples, tombs, and the treasures of the Nile. In the North, enjoy the Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara. Mosques, churches in Cairo, and many landmarks located in the city of Alexandria. On the East, Enjoy a beach tour for diving, snorkeling, and swimming in the Red sea. Every city has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.

The amount of time you will need to spend in Egypt depends on your interests and the specific activities you want to do while you are there. Here are some factors to consider when determining how many days you should spend in Egypt:

  1. What you want to see: Egypt has a lot of cultural and historical attractions, and the more you want to see, the more time you will need. For example, if you want to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the other ancient sites in the Cairo area, you may want to spend at least a few days in the city. If you also want to visit Luxor and the Nile Valley, you will need even more time.

  2. Your travel style: If you prefer to take things at a slower pace and spend more time exploring each place in depth, you will need more time in Egypt. On the other hand, if you like to pack a lot of activities into each day and move quickly from place to place, you may be able to see a lot in a shorter amount of time.

  3. Your budget: The longer you stay in Egypt, the more it will cost. If you have a limited budget, you may need to be more selective about what you see and do, and plan your trip accordingly.

As a general rule, I would recommend at least a week in Egypt to get a good sense of the country and see some of the major attractions. If you have more time, you can explore more of the country and see some of the smaller towns and villages as well.

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Absolutely mind blowing. A definite must see. We flew from Aswan after I contact Your Egypt Tours, as I did not want to sit in car for hours with my 10-year-old daughter. Just so much history and ancient love. You cannot miss this one thing if you are in Egypt. The rocks are just HUGE, so special.


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I recently traveled with my wife, daughter, son in law and two grandsons (ages 4 and 2) to Egypt with Your Egypt Tours. We had a private tour experience. From the moment we landed at the airport on our arrival to the day we left we were treated with the utmost care and attention


Brent Sclafani


Our trip to Egypt was wonderful. The accommodations and travel was seamlessly arranged by customer service rep, Mona, and we visited so many of the famous Egyptian antiquities. I would not have done the trip without the very knowledgeable guides, Ashraf and Mamdouh


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