Weather & Packing List
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.
Lightweight raincoat and/or umbrella
Undergarments (enough to last the trip & extra)
Shorts / Capris
Pair of long pants (jeans are not recommended due to the heat)
Pyjamas (comfortable enough for tropical weather)
One pair of flip flops / sandals
Comfortable walking shoes
One long-sleeved shirt / cardigan & scarf. *Note: 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.
Glasses / contacts / contact solution
Personal toiletries - Toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, face wash etc.
Wet Wipes / Face wipes
Insect / bug repellent (small bottle will be sufficient)
Aloe Vera (if you are prone to sunburns)
Band-Aids and Neosporin
For women: Sanitary pads, tampons, contraceptives
Personal medication - Should be in original bottles - or - original prescription)
Kleenex / Tissues
Books and/or magazines - For ideas check here.
Watch / small alarm clock
Flashlight - just in case!
Light day bag or pack (small backpack would be ideal)
Personal snacks that you may need or crave (such as granola bars or power bars).
Camera/ phone for pictures or disposable camera / film camera.
Noise canceling earplugs (for light sleepers)
Face masks. *Note: while not mandatory everywhere it is recommended to bring a few and always have on hand just in case.
Refillable water bottle: we will provide you with safe drinking water throughout your whole trip.
Passport: must be valid for up to 6 months after your scheduled departure date from Cuba. (We also recommend printing copies, leaving one at home and bringing another with you.)
Printed copy of your flight itinerary.
Printed copy of you Discover Corp Trip itinerary.
Negative at-home COVID-19 antigen test (24 hours prior)
Enough cash to last your entire trip: we recommend roughly $75 per day.
Electrical Adapter *Note: *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.
Linens / Blankets
Bath towel (please feel free to bring an additional towel for bathing if you prefer, generally 1 is provided)