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Travel Info & Tips

The smart traveller's checklist.

We have assembled a list that we hope will assist you in your travel preparations. This is a generalized checklist of some required and some suggested items to bring on your trip.

What to Pack


  • Valid passport for at least six months beyond the date of entry into Egypt
  • driver’s license / identification
  • all tickets and itineraries
  • travel Visa (if necessary)
  • travel agent’s contact information at home
  • all available contact information and addresses for your service providers at destination
  • debit and credit cards


  • luggage to conform with airline stipulation as to size and weight
  • carry-on bag to conform with airline regulations
  • daypack (for day tours etc)
  • luggage tags
  • money belt(if desired)

First Aid/Medical Supplies

  • prescription medicine
  • pain relievers
  • antacids
  • sleeping pills (if necessary)
  • laxatives(if desired)
  • Pepto Bismol or similar
  • Gravol or similar
  • Imodium or similar
  • band aids
  • sun block / sun burn cream(Aloe lotion etc)
  • cold medicine(if desired)
  • tissues
  • disinfectant cream or wipes
  • insect repellent
  • any other items that you would use on a regular basis not listed above


  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • dental floss
  • soap
  • shampoo/conditioner
  • deodorant
  • hairdryer(if necessary)
  • comb/brush/hair accessories
  • hair styling products
  • hand and/or skin lotions
  • cosmetics
  • razor
  • shaving gel/cream
  • feminine hygiene products
  • contact lens kit
  • eyeglass repair kit


  • dress shoes
  • sneakers
  • sandals
  • walking shoes
  • boots
  • slippers


  • jacket
  • sweater/sweatshirt
  • windbreaker
  • hats…ball cap, visor etc


  • underwear/bra
  • socks
  • shorts
  • swim wear
  • t-shirt
  • dress shirt
  • neck ties
  • blouses
  • sun dress
  • skirt
  • dress pants
  • jeans/denim
  • casual pants
  • sport coat/blazer
  • suits
  • nylons
  • belt/suspenders
  • pyjamas


  • glasses(reading or prescription)
  • sunglasses
  • personal ear phones(for airplane if desired)
  • MP3/ipod
  • ear plugs (if desired)
  • cell phone and charger
  • camera and film/memory card
  • batteries
  • electrical outlet adapters
  • binoculars
  • jewellery
  • umbrella
  • maps/guide books
  • books and magazines
  • language translation book
  • sewing kit
  • snack food

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Custom Trip Planning

Road to Egypt works with you to plan your Egypt experience at a pace and taste that suits your wish list and your budget. Choose from our suggested private tours or let us customize a program just for you. Contact us and speak to one of our tour designers.

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