Is there in special advice for women travelling to Egypt?
Egypt is a modern and lively country with a highly-educated segment of it society. It's completely up to you how you want to dress, but it is advisable for women to avoid wearing tight clothing and opt instead more conservative options. Being an overtly religious and conservative country, bare shoulders and necklines are better to be covered for both for men & women. It is also worth noting that separate train cars in the Metro are designated only for women.
Do I have to pay a deposit? How much? and how to pay it?
The required deposit amount differs according to the season of your visit. The rule of thumb is 25% of the total price of the tour. However In peak travel times, Christmas and New Year, the required deposit amount increases to 50 % of the total price of the tour. There are many payment methods and channels such as credit cards, direct bank payment and others available. If you are unable to fulfill the full amount of the deposit in one go, please contact us for installment options.
Is Egypt safe to visit?
Egypt has been and continues to be one of the most sought-after tourist destinations for decades. Its great atmosphere, delightful climate, larger-than-life sites, fascinating history, warm hospitality all make it a stellar tourist destination and as safe as home. Granted that since the 2011 revolution there have been some occurrences in small areas; however, tourist sites and the friendly nature of the people within have remained free of any animosity or negativity. Last but not least, Nile Cruise Vacation is prepared for any needed adjustments or alterations in response to any events without affecting your visit to Egypt.
Is there in special dress code while visiting the religious attractions ?
Mosques and all other places of worship occupy a high and respected place in the hearts of most Egyptians. There isn’t really special clothing for visiting a mosque in Egypt; however, conservative attire is highly recommended out of respect. In some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering.
What is the checking-in time for Nile Cruise in Egypt?
Usually, the check-in time is at 11:00 AM after breakfast and before Lunch. As most flights arrive much earlier, immediate access to your cabin will be provided if available. If the option is unavailable, however, you will kindly be asked to wait until check-in time. A good way to kill time and make the most of the previous situation is to start your tours early in your trip.
What is the checking-out time for Nile Cruise in Egypt?
Normally, Nile Cruise Check out Time is at 8:00 or 9:00 AM right after breakfast. However, if your flight or train is running late, all the cruise facilities are available except the cabin and the restaurant. Moreover, you can safely keep your luggage onboard your designated cruise and explore the city until your flight/train departure time.