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Egypt & the Nile

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    Currently, to participate in this tour all travelers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must have proof of negative results for a COVID-19 test
    taken within 72-hours before departure due to country requirements, US Department of State and CDC guidance, and/or operational feasibility.

    The United States to Egypt

    Please note: Local requirements may be listed for destinations not visited on your tour itinerary. Cross-reference your itinerary to confirm which guidelines apply to you.

    General information

    Masks are mandatory in public

    Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in closed public places.

    US Embassy - Egypt
    Recommended health insurance
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Travelers are recommended to have travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

    Documents needed

    Mandatory health declaration form
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Travelers are required to complete a health declaration before travel.

    Electronic visitor visa
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    To visit Egypt for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.

    Mandatory vaccination certificate
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate proving they have received all required doses of an approved vaccine. The accepted vaccines are: Astra Zeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik V. The certificate should show the last dose was administered at least 14 days ago and must have either a QR code or an authorized accredited laboratory’s stamp. In case of any scraping, cancellation, or addition, the certificate will not be accepted.

    Proof of negative COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Fully vaccinated travelers do not need a negative COVID-19 test result if they have a vaccination certificate with a QR code or a stamp from an authorized accredited laboratory. Please contact your nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate to see if your vaccination certificate qualifies. Travelers without a vaccination certificate with a QR code or an authorized laboratory stamp must follow the guidelines for unvaccinated travelers and must have a negative COVID-19 test result.

    Egypt to The United States

    Please note: Local requirements may be listed for destinations not visited on your tour itinerary. Cross-reference your itinerary to confirm which guidelines apply to you.

    General information

    Masks are mandatory on public transportation

    Travelers must wear masks on public transportation in the United States. Some states still require the use of masks in public places, please verify the regional requirements before traveling.

    Documents needed

    Proof of negative COVID-19 test results
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Travelers must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be performed no more than 3 days before the first scheduled departure time in the flight itinerary. If a traveler’s flight is at 1 pm on a Friday, the traveler could board with a negative test that was taken any time on the prior Tuesday or after. Test results must include the traveler's full name and at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number. The test must also clearly state that the results are "negative," SARS-CoV-2 RNA not detected," SARS-CoV-2 antigen not detected," or "COVID-19 note detected." A test marked "invalid" is not acceptable. This requirement applies to all travelers, including US citizens, residents, and transit travelers, as well as travelers who have been vaccinated. Travelers may use a self-test (sometimes referred to as a home test) that meets the given criteria. Some US states might have more strict rules regarding COVID-19 test types and where they must be administered. Please carefully review the rules prior to travel to each state.

    Mandatory travel attestation form
    NEEDED BEFORE ARRIVAL

    Travelers must complete a travel attestation form before arrival. This form will be provided by the airline at check-in.