During a cruise vacation to Egypt you go back centuries in time and visit the cradle of our civilization. The Egyptian cruise ports are located in the Eastern Mediterranean and are guaranteed for a fascinating and well-filled excursion program.


Official language: Egyptian Arabic

Other spoken languages: English, French

Three words to remember:

  • Hello = "مرحبا"
  • Thanks = "شكرا"
  • Goodbye = "وداعا"


Currency: Egyptian Pound

Symbol: £, EGP, LE

Value: £1 = £100 piaster

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Opening hours

Most shops are open from:

  • 09.00h-13.00h
  • 17.00h-22.00h

During the winter:

  • 10.00h-18.00h

During Ramadan:

  • 09.30h-15.30h
  • 20.00h-22.00h

Of course there are exceptions.

Cruise ports in Egypt