Tourism in Egypt: what you need to know

Find all the information to prepare your trip. We have selected best things to do on site and around, retained hotels and comfortable accommodations, and gathered useful information about transportation. and for your convenience we’ve illustrated this articles with several maps.

Where to stay in Egypt

The accommodation offer mainly consists of hotels ; from a qualitative point of view they are rather not bad. The quality of hotel establishments is not really homogeneous . If you book in one of the hotels we recommend in this article, you are sure to make the best choice for your stay at in Egypt.

The 5-star hotels in Egypt

You will be able to find a good 5-star hotel because many of them are famous for their good level of service, with high-end equipments. To help you in your choice, here is some useful information.

In Egypt and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Egypt

If it is for you an imperative to have a good quality hotel during your stay in Egypt, some establishments might not be up to your expectations. Follow our advice to choose from the best 5-star hotels Egypt.

You make good choice if you book at Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo (one of the best option in Cairo), at Cancun Sokhna Resort (a more than correct establishment ) or at Arabia Azur Resort.

3-star hotels in Egypt

Good options are: Dahab Plaza Hotel (one of the best choices in Dahab), at Giftun Azur Resort (a rather not bad establishment) or Cleopatra Hotel.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Egypt? The best place to stay in Egypt is at Sunrise Arabian Beach Resort in Sharm El Shei.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Egypt? The best 5 stars hotel in Egypt is the Mourad Holiday Home in Marsa Matr.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Egypt? The best 4 stars hotel in Egypt is the Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo in Cairo.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Egypt? The best 3 stars hotel in Egypt is the Dahab Plaza Hotel in Dahab.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Egypt? The best 2 stars hotel in Egypt is the Nile Meridien Hotel in Cairo.

What to do in Egypt

But there are many other interesting things to visit as Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo, Abu Mena, Philae, Grand Egyptian Museum, Berenice Troglodytica, Pharaoh'S Island and Cecil Hotel.

Museums in Egypt

Some museums may interest you during your stay in Egypt: Grand Egyptian Museum, Graeco-Roman Museum and Coptic Museum.

But in Egypt is not limited to these three museums: Luxor Museum, Child Museum, Nubian Museum, Gayer-Anderson Museum, Giza Solar Boat Museum, Alexandria National Museum and Mummification Museum are also worthy of interest. But to be perfectly complete on the offer of museum in Egypt we must also mention Al-Gawhara Palace, Umm Kulthum Museum, Ahmed Shawki Museum, Aswan Museum, Egyptian National Military Museum, Beshtak Palace, Taha Hussein Museum, Egyptian Geological Museum, Sadat Museum and Helwan Wax Museum.

Archeological sites in Egypt

If you want to visit one or more archeological sites in Egypt, we recommend you in priority Amarna, Kalabsha and Memphis.

Also be interested in Abu Mena, Philae, Berenice Troglodytica, Pharaoh'S Island, Theban Necropolis, Great Pyramid Of Giza and Thebes. Other archeological sites may also interest you as Dendera, Hawara, El-Lahun, Faros and Mazghuna.

Natural parks in Egypt

In Egypt visit in priority Ras Muhammad National Park, Wadi El Gamal National Park and White Desert National Park.

Gilf Kebir National Park and Gabal Elba National Park are also worth visiting.

Shoppings centers and malls in Egypt

In Egypt visit in priority San Stefano Grand Plaza.

Maps of Egypt

Localisation of Egypt on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Regional map of Egypt ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Detailed location map of Egypt ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Egypt

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