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Egypt holidays by Cox & Kings

Egypt has been a magnet for cultural travellers since the 19th century. Today, anyone with a keen interest in ancient history will be just as enthralled by a country that is blessed with an extraordinary number of spectacular archaeological sites. Visit bustling Cairo, the celebrated pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza, before boarding a luxury riverboat to discover the magnificent temples, timeless ways of life and stunning desert scenery along the Nile valley.

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Key facts

  • Capital Cairo
  • Currency Egyptian pound
  • Flying time from London 4.25 hours
  • Official language(s) Arabic
  • Time difference +2 GMT
  • Visa requirements Obtained on arrival for UK passport holders.

The Egypt Experts

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Travel in the Middle East

Find out more about what you can expect from travelling in the Middle East – from internal flights to accommodation standards and local transport.

Flying in style in the Middle East

Learn more about the airlines we use to fly to the Middle East, chosen for reliability and good service; as well as any available upgrade facilities.

Documents & health information for the Middle East

Before travelling to the Middle East, please read more about the entry requirements for each country, as well as any general health advice.

Climate in Egypt

Discover the temperatures and rainfall you can expect when visiting the main areas of Egypt, along with the best time to travel.

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