VISA AND OTHER PROCEDURES
Portuguese and Brazilian citizens can obtain a visa upon arrival in Egypt. For this, your passport must be valid for 6 months or more. Visas cost around €20.
HEALTH AND SAFETY CARE
The authorities in Egypt require a certificate of yellow fever vaccine to visitors who come from a destination with risk of transmission of this disease. Vaccination against hepatitis A and typhoid fever is indicated.
For more information on traveling health, see the Health Portal of the Ministry of Health and Tropical and Traveler Medicine Clinic. In FitForTravel find country-specific health and disease prevention advice (in English).
Egypt has lived through periods of great political and social instability. It is inadvisable to travel to the Sinai Peninsula with the exception of the resort of Sharm El Sheik. Other areas that are currently dangerous are Beni Suef, Minya, Asyut Sohag and, in general, the border with Libya and Sudan. Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities.
TRIP TO EGYPT
fly with the TAP (tel: 707 205 700) to Istanbul. From Istanbul, you can fly with the Turkish Airlines to Cairo. In the best case, the trip should take around 10 hours and cost around €600.