Wherever you turn in Egypt, you will be amazed by the history, the culture and the friendliness of the locals. This cradle of civilisation is a living museum which attributes its mysteries to its ancient and current culture. Walk through history, past the Pyramids and numerous temples throughout the country including Abu Simbel, the location of Ramses II, four colossal statues.
A visa is required when travelling to Egypt and can be obtained through the Embassy or Consulate in Australia, or upon arrival at Cairo Airport.
Tipping, or baksheesh, is expected for almost every service provided. Recommended tips start from A$1 for porters, A$3-5 for escorts, A$5 for drivers and average A$10 per day for guide or crew during cruises.