Packing List

Egypt: A Journey Down the Nile >

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

  • Short-sleeved shirts

  • Bathing suits

  • Shorts

  • Hat

  • Nice set of dinner attire

Dress Code:

  • 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

  • Personal toiletries

  • Sunscreen


  • 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.

  • Camera (smartphone).

*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.