Please do not drink alcohol on the streets as it will offend many people.
Ladies should not wear revealing clothes and should cover their hair when visiting worship places.
Please do not address ladies in public as this is seen as insulting in Egyptian culture.
During the month of Ramadan, please do not eat or drink in public before sunset.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Known as 'The Pearl of the Mediterranean', Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt and has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Its ambience and cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country, although it is only 225km from Cairo.
The word 'Giza' is thought to be of Arabic origin and means 'crossing'. It alludes to where the Nile was crossed at the time of the Arab conquests.
Pyramids of Giza
The three Pyramids were regarded by the Greeks as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. A single Pyramid is built with 2,300,000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tonnes.
WHAT TO PACK
It's advisable to carry a map of the hotel area and a card with the address and phone number of the hotel. You can get a map from the Concierge desk.
Bring sunglasses and sunblock. In Egypt the sun shines practically every day of the year. In the Summer it can be particularly fierce.
It is recommended to drink bottled water while you are in Egypt.