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What is the best time of year to visit Egypt?
 

 
Egypt is a mid-year-round vacation destination, despite the temperature being high in the summer espcially in Upper Egypt "Luxor & Aswan". the best time to visit Egypt is winter from September to April, Christmas and Easter are very popular times to visit Egypt.
 
Tourists visit Egypt year round. The winter is the best time for sightseeing and trips in the outdoors. Beach resorts are open year round. Prepare for the heat and come to Egypt during the summer time to enjoy great low season prices.
 
The peak tourism season in Egypt runs between November and February when the temperatures are mild. Even during this time Egypt’s south still stay warm though and beach resorts like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are open and ready for you to come escape cold temperatures at home to enjoy the warm sun.
 
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During the summer months, temperatures rise throughout Egypt, but the weather is particularly hot in the south where temperatures in Aswan regularly rise above 45 degrees celsius during the day.. The weather and Cairo and other parts of Egypt are not quite as hot, but high temperatures persist from May through September. While sightseeing can be difficult during these months, with a little planning you can take advantage of great deals on low season prices. Just plan your tours for the morning and late afternoon and spend the middle of the day by your hotel’s pool.

 

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See a chart of average monthly temperatures in several Egyptian cities below.
 
Monthly Average Temperatures
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
  °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F °C °F
Cairo 19 66 20 68 23 73 28 82 32 90 34 93 35 95 35 95 33 91 30 86 25 77 21 70
  9 48 10 50 12 54 15 59 18 64 21 70 23 73 23 73 22 72 19 66 15 59 11 52
 
Hurghada 22 72 23 73 26 79 29 84 33 91 36 97 37 99 37 99 35 95 32 90 27 81 23 73
  11 52 12 54 15 59 18 64 23 73 26 79 27 81 27 81 25 77 22 72 17 63 13 55
 
Aswan 23 73 24 75 29 84 35 95 39 102 41 106 42 108 41 106 40 104 36 97 29 84 24 75
  9 48 11 52 15 59 20 68 24 75 26 79 27 81 27 81 25 77 22 72 16 61 11 52
 
 
 
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Egypt Calender 2019 

 

For better planning to your tour to Egypt 2019, here's the year's festivals and main events

February 22nd - Abu Simbel Sun Festival 
May 5th to June 4th - Ramadan 
August 11th to 15th - Eid El Adha 
October 22nd - Abu Simbel Sun Festival 

In addition to some national holidays in Egypt that may affect some businesses and tourist sites closure time so, plan accordingly.

 

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what are the major religious festivals in Egypt 2019 ?

 

on one hand, Majority of Egyptian are Muslims thus Islamic celebrations held throughout the year, such as: Ramadan, eid al fitr, eid el adha on the other hand, Christians represents minority of Egyptian however, number of Coptic festivals held through the year such as: Easter, Christmas and more. Below is a guide to the various festivals and events held throughout the year.

 

 

The vast majority of Egypt's population is Muslim and a number of Islamic celebrations are held throughout the year, namely Ramadan Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) though the devout Coptic Christian minority observe holidays such as Easter. 

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when to see Abu Simbel Sun Festival in Egypt ?

 

The temples are located several hours drive south of Aswan, but most tourists actually arrive at Abu Simbel by plane. The flight from Aswan is only 30 minutes and there are two flights a day, timed so that tourists will have about two hours to spend at the temples.
Twice a year, we gather celebrate the ancient Egyptians and all that they accomplished. The aptly named Sun Festival happens every February 22nd and October 22nd when the sun reaches the innermost temple room.Thousands of people father to celebrate this perfect joining of human intelligence and natural phenomena.  

 

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