Travel info

The Red Sea

The Red Sea was created some 40 - 50 million years ago with the movement of the Arabian tectonic plate from the landmass of Africa. The Red Sea is a body of water that effectively separates Africa from Asia. It is connected to the rest of the world’s oceans at its... Continue

International travel

Non-Egyptian visitors arriving in Egypt are required to be in possession of a passport, minimum valid for 6 months. Italian  and German citizen are allowed to enter the country with a valid ID card. The ID card must be valid for travelling abroad and have a minimum... Continue

Local currency

The unit for Egypt currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). 1 EGP = 100 piasters.
Notes are in denominations of EGP 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1, 50 piasters and 25piastres. Coins are in denominations of 50 piasters and 1 EGP. ... Continue