Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Egypt tourist information: What to wear while sightseeing in Egypt?

If you are a tourist visiting Egypt for the first time, then you can take a look at some of these tips and suggestions which have been provided by experts. Since this country is slightly different from the western nations, it is good to have sound Egypt tourist information at your disposal.

One of the key issues with the tourists is the kind of attire which they should wear in Egypt. In this context, there are a few things which you need to keep in mind.

Firstly, you ought to remember that your Egyptian trip is likely to be a skin-burning affair! Do not forget that the top attractions (like the pyramids and the sphinx) are situated right over the deserted sands. So, your attire should not comprise of anything which would make you feel uncomfortable. At the same time, you need to respect the local customs and the conservative culture. So, tourists should wear slim summer clothes. Women can wear sleeveless tops, but they must not slip into anything which shows too much skin. Wearing long skirts are okay! Women can even opt for shorts while going for desert safari. 

Secondly, you must also remember that you may need to select your outfit after taking into consideration the destination or attraction you are visiting. If you are headed for a religious attraction (say a mosque), then you will be required to dress much more conservatively. Officials would, in fact, press you to cover up your entire skin. Non-compliance to such a rule would mean that you would be barred entrance to any religious site. 

For more details on Egypt tourist information, you can check up the official websites of tour planners and operators.


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