Mystical and timeless appeal of Egypt for centuries saw the ancient country is one of the most spectacular sights in the world.
Egypt is achieved by air, water, as well as road and rail transport. People who travel by air can come through Cairo International Airport, Alexandria, Nozu, Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt, Hurgabu in the Red Sea and Sharm el-Sheikh in South Sinai.
There are several airliners that offer flights to Egypt, including British Airways, Alitalia, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Dutch Airlines, and Thai Airways International.
In addition to airports there are a number of marine sanctuaries for those who prefer to travel by sea. For those who are traveling in the Mediterranean ports of Alexandria, Port Said and Damieta – all possible entry points. There is also a port directly into the Gulf of Suez and the other port of Nuweiba on the Gulf of Aqaba. The Red Sea offers three options for travelers; Hurgaba ports, Safaga, and Sharm el-Sheikh.
For those who prefer to travel on the road, there are three putsevyya positions. the point of entry into the salon is located on the northwestern border (for those who come from Libya). The famous Rafah crossing is located on the northeastern border for those coming from the Gaza Strip, the occupied territories and Israel. On the eastern border there is a post in Thee for those who come from Israel.
Proper paper work and visa is required for free entry into Egypt. Neegipetskiya visitors arriving in Egypt, must have a valid passport. Visas can be obtained either at the diplomatic and consular missions abroad in Egypt, in the visa department, or in the administration of the Immigration and Nationality (TDINA). However, visitors can get a visa to enter any of the main entry points.
Visitors entering Egypt at the border the border post to Taba to visit the coast of Aqaba coast and St. Catherine can be exempted from visa and granted a free residence permit for fourteen days to visit the area. Citizens of the following countries require a visa prior to arrival: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chechnya, Croatia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and all African countries.
People who have a residence permit in Egypt are not required to obtain an entry visa if they leave the country and return to it during the period of validity of the residence permit or within six months, depending on the term. In Egypt, there are three types of visas. Tourist visas are usually valid for a period not exceeding three months, and provided a disposable or reusable entry. County visa is required of all visitors arriving in Egypt for purposes such as work and studies that are not related to tourism. This visa is required to complete the residence procedure in Egypt. Travelers who pass through Egypt, are given transit visas. Once in Egypt, visitors have a variety of options to get around the country easy and convenient way. Options Options & # 39; iruyutstsa from car rental, luxury trains and buses to domestic flights to connect tourist cities.
If you are traveling through Cairo International, you have the option to rent a limousine with fixed fee depending on the location of your airport, or use the transport service airport in Cairo, which covers the whole country and airports. You may request this service through your travel agent or from the help desk at the airport.
The easiest and most common way of transportation in any city – in a taxi. For example, in large cities such as Cairo has a fleet of air conditioners and yellow cabs. One who advised to book a taxi at least one hour before the scheduled time of their trip. In some cases, it is recommended to ask for a receipt as proof of payment to avoid inconvenience later. You can also catch a normal taxi on the street or even in front of their hotel. Usually they are colored depending on the city, which employs. In Alexandria they are yellow and black, in Cairo – black and white. It is important to know the color codes in different cities, in order to minimize risks.
In the major cities of Egypt have a healthy bus system within and between cities. Examples of a & # 39 buses are Super Jet, Delta and Upper Egypt. They go from city to city, and there provide catering, toilets and entertainment on board. The disadvantage of the bus to travel to & # 39 is that too often they stop, so take too long, especially on long-distance trips. A trip on the railway is highly recommended to travel long distances.
Meters consisting of two long lines – the cheapest and fastest way to travel in Cairo and Giza governors, especially during peak hours (from 14 hours to 17 pm). Firstly, by Gelvanya to El Margo has 33 stops; secondly, from Giza to Shubra El Hema has 18 stops. Note that the first cars in each train is always strictly for women. Summer working hours from 6:00 am to 1:00 am and winter working hours – from 6:00 to 12:00.
Many transport companies offer a wide choice of luxury cars and coaches with well trained drivers. Car rental agencies are represented in the major cities, as well as in international and domestic airports. Train – one of the best ways to travel between major Egyptian cities.
There are three types of trains: ordinary, express and the turbo. Express and Turbo – it is more expensive options, but they get the advantage of preferential journey that brings you to your destination with all of the & # 39; the power and air conditioning facilities. Great service train on a railway train is available between Cairo and main cities of the country. Go from Cairo to Alexandria takes about two hours.
For those who prefer to travel by local air transport, Egypt Air – the national carrier – links most of the tourist cities in Egypt with its reliable domestic flights. You can fly directly from Luxor in Charm el Sheikh or Alexandria.