A Spiritual Pilgrimage to Egypt

Travel Tips & Information


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Currency

Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Language

Arabic, English

Time Zone

Eastern European

Climate

Egypt generally has a hot desert climate. The climate is generally dry in most of the country except on the northern Mediterranean coast which receives more rainfall in winter.

Culture/Etiquette

Enter sacred sites with a respect for the local artifacts, environment, and spirit of the site.

Local Crafts/Products

Other Places of Interest

Tipping

Voltage

220 volts. Plug C. You will need a voltage converter and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit. View more information about electrical standards around the world.

Warnings/Notes

Sun/heat, inherent dangers of being in a natural environment. Drink a lot of water and wear sunscreen. See Travelers' Health for more information.

The best thing to pack for your trip year-round is casual light layers, a brimmed hat, comfortable sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and a camera.