What vaccinations are recommended before traveling to Egypt?

Before traveling to Egypt, it is recommended to be vaccinated against infectious diseases such as yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, and tetanus. These vaccinations help protect against serious diseases that may be widespread in the region and minimize the risk of infection while traveling. Additionally, you should consult a doctor to obtain individual recommendations, taking into account the current health situation and possible epidemic threats in the region.


Are there any special events or festivals you should include in your Egypt itinerary?

The Ancient Egypt tour  offers many fascinating events and festivals worth including in your travel itinerary! One of the most well-known is the Spring Festival, also known as Sham el-Nessim, celebrated on the first Monday after Easter. It’s an opportunity for picnics and relaxation in public gardens, as well as enjoying traditional dishes like salted fish and onions. Another important event is Moulid al-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, celebrated with great enthusiasm and ceremonies, especially in Cairo. During this festival, the streets are illuminated, and people celebrate through prayer and family gatherings. Furthermore, if you’re interested in art and culture, don’t miss the Cairo Film Festival, held annually in November, showcasing films from around the world as well as Egyptian productions. Another unique event is the Abu Simbel Sun Festival, which takes place twice a year, on October 22nd and February 22nd. It’s a time when sunlight illuminates the interior of the temple of Ramesses II, creating a remarkable light effect.


What to do in the event of a sudden illness or accident in Egypt?

In the event of a sudden illness or accident in Egypt, you should take quick and appropriate steps to ensure that you or someone in need receive appropriate medical care. First, you should call for medical help by calling the emergency number 123 or 122, which is the Polish equivalent of 112. You should clearly describe the situation and the place of the incident. If you need transport to hospital, you can use an ambulance. If possible, it is worth consulting with local residents or hotel staff who can recommend a suitable medical facility. In some cases, hotels have their own medical services or cooperate with specific health facilities.