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Egypt Visa Requirement

Because a large part of Egypt’s economy is dependent on tourism, the country is quite lenient in its visa policy, especially for tourists. For entry, one needs a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of issue of visa. There are three types of Egyptian visas namely 


Tourist Visa – Usually valid maximum 3 months and granted on either a single or multiple entry basis
Entry Visa – For non-nationals visiting Egypt for reasons apart from tourism, example work, study etc.
Transit Visa – Needed for those only passing through the country, and not staying there.
Nationals of the following countries can get a visa on arrival for 3 months: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, South Korea, and Guinea among others. While citizens of Kuwait can obtain 6-month Residence Permit upon arrival.

Citizens of Georgia, Norway, Japan, Croatia, Germany, Japan, Macedonia, New Zealand, Serbia, and Ukraine among others can obtain visa upon arrival at any of the Egyptian ports of entry.

Fortunately, visas are sold at a row of bank booths in every arrivals terminal of Cairo International Airport as well as Burg al-Arab Airport in Alexandria. It should cost you no more than 92 UAE Dirhams. The procedure is typically speedy, with minimum questions, but the lines might be long if several flights have arrived at once. 

Currently, passport holders of the following countries are required to have a visa before arriving, which can be applied for through an Egyptian consulate or Egyptian embassy:

Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Morocco, Turkey, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Israel, Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Kirghizstan, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Sri Lanka, Palestine, Thailand, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan,  Uzbekistan, Vietnam and all African countries (except the ones mentioned above). Malaysian citizens intending to stay in Egypt for more than 15 days will also require a visa. 

For further information on Egyptian online visa application form, please contact the nearest Egyptian Embassy, or visit your country’s Embassy of Egypt website.

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Sharjah International Airport

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Cairo International Airport

Cairo, Egypt

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Cheap Dubai to Cairo Flights

“Travel, like dreams, is a door that opens from the real world into a world yet to be discovered.” – Guy de Maupassant. So here are we helping to open doors to new places of interest, especially for people aboard Sharjah to Cairo flights.

Sharjah City

Sharjah is an art lover’s paradise. It has been given the title Culture Capital of Arab for its quest to preserve art and history. The entire city is full of museums and is a paradise for history lovers

. The Sharjah Arts Museum has 72 galleries and has innumerous artifacts and paintings dating from 18th century and before. The Sharjah Heritage Area is another place to visit which has museums and various Souks or traditional markets.
Al Qasba is the place with the famous Eye of Emirates, the tallest Ferris wheel in Sharjah which gives a beautiful view of the entire city atop it. Al Majaz is the biggest fountain in the Gulf. With water fountains attaining a height of 100mtrs, evenings is the place to be here to see the multiple displays of water, music, lights, lasers and videos. Another must watch is the Sharjah Aquarium. It has 20 huge aquariums having fishes of 150 different species. Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is another famous tourist destination. It has thousands of relics, manuscripts, paintings, documents, etc., showcasing the history of Islamic culture. 

Sharjah Airport and Hotels 

Sharjah has a very hot climate with summer temperatures soaring to uncomfortable levels .For shorter duration stop overs the airport offers such amenities that you can spend your entire time at the airport. Duty Free shops, multi cuisine restaurants and a kid’s zone are sure to cater to all.
Modes of transfer from and to the airport are generally taxis, chauffeured cars, or public transport buses which are quite frequent and convenient.
Radisson Blu Resort, Grand Excelsior, Hilton and Ramada are few names if you want to stay in luxury hotels. Sharjah International Airport Hotel, Ewan Ajman Suites hotel, lain Hotel Apartments are few names of budget hotels close to the airport.

Cairo

Cairo the largest city of Egypt is also known as “Masr”, “The city of thousand minarets”, “Kahire”, and “Umm al- Dounia” or the “Mother of the World”. Built on the banks of River Nile it has two islands right in the middle of the city. The city encounters severe hot and arid summers and rains in cold rain. Wind storms are a common occurrence in summers.
Cairo is the base for the “Pyramid of Giza” one amongst the Seven Wonders of the World. It is also the oldest and only standing structure from the ancient wonders of the world. The Pyramid complex is the most important site to visit. It houses the Pyramid of Giza, Pyramid of Khafre and Menkaure, and The Great Sphinx.  Mosque of Muhammad Ali is the most visible Mosque in Cairo, which was built in the memory of Tusun pasha, the son of Muhammad Ali.  Al- Azhar Mosque built in 976 is the second oldest known Universities which is still active. Al Azhar Park is a beautifully landscaped park which also has the 12th century Ayubbid Wall, 13th century Khayrbeck complex and Darb Shouglan School, and 13th century Umm Sultan Shaban Mosque.

Traditional shopping is a delight here. Khan-el- Khalili is a famous old bazaar housed in a building built in 970 and called as the saffron tombs, where Fatimid caliphs are buried.

Cairo Airport  

Cairo International Airport is 15kms away from the city center. It is reachable via airport shuttle buses and taxis. The airport is still in the development phase. It has one duty free shop and a few local shops. The dining area has local cuisine restaurants along with a few international cafes and fast food joints.
If you are planning to stay near the airport then Novotel, Le Meridien, Radisson Blu, and The Westin are some of the good luxury hotels. Golden Park, Le Passage, Cairo Airport Hotel, and The Karvin Hotel are moderately priced hotels near the airport.

To sum up your journey on a Sharjah to Cairo flight can be nothing less than a historical wonder.

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