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What Is The Food Like In Egypt?
Egyptian cuisine makes heavy use of legumes, vegetables and fruit from Egypt's rich Nile Valley and Delta. It shares similarities with the food of the Eastern Mediterranean region, such as rice-stuffed vegetables and grape leaves, hummus, falafel, shawarma, kebab and kofta.
Examples of Egyptian dishes include fulmedames, mashed fava beans; kushari, lentils and pasta; and molokhia, bush okra stew. Pita bread, known locally as eishbaladi, is a staple of Egyptian cuisine, and cheesemaking in Egypt dates back to the First Dynasty of Egypt, with domty being the most popular type of cheese consumed today.
Common meats in Egyptian cuisine are pigeon, chicken, and lamb. Fish and seafood are common in Egypt's coastal regions. Tea is the national drink of Egypt, and beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage.
What Are The Most Popular Beaches In Egypt?
Egypt offers beachgoers much more than sunshiney, lazy days on the sand. Many of the resort beach towns strung out across the long swath of Egypt's Red Sea coastline are within day-tripping distance of the temples and tombs of Luxor, making them the perfect place to visit to combine some historical sightseeing with days at the beach.
Its beaches became famous for their scuba diving and today, their underwater sights remain just as important for vacationers as the sand. Some of the most recognized beaches in Egypt are: Ras Um Sid Beach, El Gouna, MarsaAlam, SahlHasheesh, Mamoura Beach and Cleopatra's Beach. Book Egypt packages, Egypt vacation packages, Egypt tour packages, Egypt travel packages, Egypt holiday packages or Egypt trip packages and visit the most popular beaches in Egypt.
What Are The Most Popular Restaurants In Egypt?
Egypt is full of many famous restaurants throughout major cities like Cairo and Alexandria and even in smaller towns. Most famous restaurants here offer international cuisine along with traditional Egyptian food which is definitely worth giving a try when in this amazing country.
Some Of Egypt's Top Restaurants are: AkherSa’a- Cairo, Citadel View Restaurant- Cairo, Fish Market- Giza The Pyramids, Moghul Rooms- Giza The Pyramids, Mohammed Ahmed- Alexandria, Samakmak- Alexandria and many more.
The restaurants mentioned above serve both traditional Egyptian food as well as famous international cuisine. The food is fresh and well made. Price can vary a lot. Many restaurants also have vegetarian options. Book Egypt packages, Egypt vacation packages, Egypt tour packages, Egypt travel packages, Egypt holiday packages or Egypt trip packages and visit the most popular restaurants in Egypt to pamper your taste buds.
Is Egypt A Good Place To Retire, Live Or Relocate?
A recent analysis by personal finance site GO Banking Rates found that Egypt is the destination for retirees who want to stretch their Social Security benefits, thanks to affordable food and housing expenses. In conclusion, it's a good country to retire to. Some of the advantages of living in Egypt are: cost of living. opportunities, culture and history, politics and Egyptian Hospitality.
When Is The Best Time To Travel To Egypt?
The best time to visit Egypt is between October and April, when temperatures are cooler, but still pleasantly warm across the country. This makes exploring the busy streets of Cairo, visiting the Pyramids in the desert, and exploring ancient Pharaonic tombs more comfortable and enjoyable.
The summer season (May to September) is hot, although the high temperatures are alleviated by very dry air, air conditioning, far fewer visitors and lower prices. This means summer is still a viable season for your trip.
What Is The Currency In Egypt? Do They Accept US Dollars?
Egypt’s official currency is the Egyptian pound (EGP). Egyptian Pounds, USD, and Euros are the most readily accepted currencies. American and Canadian dollars, pounds sterling, and euros are all easily exchanged in Egypt, and Cairo International Airport has a number of 24-hour banks that give the same rates as in town. Credit cards are another safe way to carry money. They also provide a convenient record of all your expenses, and they generally offer relatively good exchange rates. You can withdraw cash from your credit cards at banks or ATMs.
What Are The Requirements For Covid-19 To Enter The Country?
All passengers "including Egyptians" travelling to Egypt must be in possession of negative PCR test certificate for (COVID-19) issued from the country of departure, maximum 72 hours (before flight departure time),except passengers travelling from Japan, China, Thailand, North America, South America, Canada, London Heathrow, Paris and Frankfurt will be allowed to provide the test certificate performed maximum 96 hours prior to flight time due to the long travel and transit period at these airports
Precautionary procedures should be always maintained throughout the whole trip. Passengers coming to Egypt will be followed up for 14 days by The Quarantine Authorities and Ministry of Health Offices.
What Is The Kind Of Weather In Egypt?
Egypt has an arid desert climate and is generally both hot and sunny. As part of the northern hemisphere, seasons in Egypt follow much the same pattern as in Europe and North America, with winter falling between November and January, and the peak summer months falling between June and August. Winters are generally mild, although temperatures can fall below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at night. Summers can be unbearably hot, especially in the desert and other areas of the country's interior.
Which Historical Places Can You Visit In Egypt?
In Egypt you can find many historical attractions, which is included in our Egypt vacation packages, Egypt tour packages, Egypt travel packages, Egypt holiday packages and Egypt trip packages. The Historic Sites in Egypt tell the story of a land which was home to one of the most iconic civilisations of the ancient world, the ancient Egyptians. Yet, the historic sites of Egypt also reveal so much more about this nation’s past. Roman amphitheatres, Greek ports and World War II battle sites, they all number among the many historical places in Egypt.
The best historical places to visit in Egypt are: Giza, Abu Simbel, Saqqara, Villa of the Birds, El Alamein Battlefield, Dendera, Abydos, Luxor Temple, Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, all of them with a great background story.
National Park And Reserves You Can Visit In Egypt?
Egypt is always associated with warm climatic conditions and arid landscapes but very little light is thrown on the National Parks and nature preserves that cover almost 12% of the country’s land area. There are about thirty national parks in Egypt with diversified species of flora and fauna, some of which are native to Egypt and can only be seen in the country. One of the main tourist attractions in Egypt are the national parks and nature reserves that pull in crowds from all over the world.
Some of these are: Gebel Elba National Park, Wadi El Gemal National Park, Ras Mohammed National Park, Wadi El Rayan National Park, Wadi El Hitan National Park, Nabq Protected Area.