The desert climate is hot with almost no rain, departures between December-February will experience mild weather as it's Egypt's winter. The winter months will average 75-85 degrees in most places for much of the year.
Suggested Packing List:
Must - Haves:
Passport. Must be valid for up to 6 months after your scheduled departure date from Egypt
Face Masks, one for each day of your trip, per person
Travel size, hand sanitizer
Comfortable shoes for walking
Protective eye wear (for those who wear contacts)
Bug Spray, sun block
One refillable water bottle
Day Bag (important for carrying sun block, water bottle, snacks, masks & hand sanitizer)
Light Sweatshirt for cool evenings & mornings
Nice set of dinner attire
Shorts are acceptable in tourist regions, the beach, and hotels. When visiting mosques, it's imperative that women cover their shoulders and weir a veil, while men should be mostly covered as well. Bringing a large scarf is best as it's versatile to drape over shoulders. Opt for natural & breathable fibres like linen or light cotton .
Bath / Personal:
Personal medication, if susceptible to sea sickness, then Prescription sea sickness pills or patch, for Nile River Cruise
Glasses / contacts / contact solution
Books for downtime
Sunglasses, particularly if you’re sensitive to sunlight
Personal snacks that you may need or crave (such as granola bars or power bars) for in between meals & travel days.
*Electrical outlets in Egypt include two types: two associated plug types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Egypt operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.