Egypt Tip

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Tips

·         The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, The value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 0.056 LE to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt.

·         Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly.

·         The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo.

·         Arabic is the official language, English is widely used as second language.

·         Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish.

·         Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

Highlights

·         Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.

·         See Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor.

·         Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.

·         Discover the magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya

·         Dive or snorkel in Sinai or cities situated on the Red Sea.

·         Going on a Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vise versa.

·         Shop at Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo.

·         Visit Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.

·         Visit the Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.

·         Exploring Islamic Cairo on foot.