Myself and my husband are planning a trip to Egypt. We have no idea where to start, any tips?

Where should we stay?
What airport should we land at?
What are some places to go/see?

Any tips would be very helpful, esspecially if you have been there before.

How long should we go for?
What is the best time of year to go?

How to plan a vacation to Egypt?
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4 thoughts on “How to plan a vacation to Egypt?

  • September 19, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    You are going to land in a town named "Heliopolis".
    Go to stay in City Stars; there is a hotel named "Holiday Inn" there. (its cheap there)
    You should go see The Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel, Cairo Tower, etc.
    Have a nice trip!

  • September 19, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Check the websites below for info, it doesn’t sound like it’s the safest time to go.

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  • September 19, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    u can stay in cairo where u can see pyramids…but if u want to see ruins and these things u can go to luxor or aswan but i have to say the the weather is very bad there and the temperature can reach 30…i am egyptian by the way and for advise if u want to enjoy the sea and nature u can go to hurgada. the best time to go there at september or october..good luck and sry for the mistakes!! 🙂

  • September 19, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    i have been working in tourism for 12 years and i think that your trip can combine between history and beach vacation.
    i recommend the following:
    first land to Hurghada on the red sea from their you can visit to luxur and cairo Luxor is for one day 4 Hours by bus and Cairo for one or 2 tonight 5 hours by Bus you will see in Luxor Karnak TTemplateand other things you will see in cairo (mmuseum ppyramid Cairo citadel)
    in hurg will enjoy the beach and the sun

    for the accommodation in Hurghada i recommend a holiday apartment which is much cheaper than the hotel through and they can organise the entire trip for you and the accommodation in cairo will be in a Hotel and they can organise this as will.

    Two weeks is good and May June till mid July september and october are Nice

    just buy your air ticket to hurghada and if you want to contact them

    Good Luck

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