Egypt is a magical place full of thousands of years of history. While some worry about the political situation, overall Egypt is a safe place to visit, although hassle from vendors is a typical (albeit annoying) part of the sales culture in the country. This post is full of words about Egypt and Egypt Instagram captions to both inspire your travels and help share your recent wanderlust online!
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Top Egyptian Quotes and Quotes about Egypt Travel
Love is one thing. Knowledge is another – Egyptian Proverb
One foot is not enough to walk with – Egyptian Proverb
Egypt is coming back – is becoming -is going to become, you know, a centre of excellence, for the region, and maybe for the rest of the world – Hesham Qandil
Seek peacefully, you will find. – Egyptian Proverb
it has been aptly said, that all of Egypt is but the facade of an immense sepulchre – Amelia Blanford Edwards
There is nothing new in Egypt. Egyptians are making history as usual -Silvo Berlusconi
The people of Egypt are an intellegent people with glorious history who left their mark on civilization – Fidel Castro
Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was “Did you bring joy?” the second was “Did you find joy?” – Leo Buscaglia
Egypt is full of dreams, mysteries, memories – Janet Erskine Stuart
Once a year, go someplace you have never been before – Dalai Lama
To travel is to live
Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly
Wherever you go, go with all your heart – Confucious
Take only memories, leave only footprints
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt – John Muir
the desert tells a different story, everytime one ventures into it – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.
What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. – Antoine de St. Exupery
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My favorite thing is to go where I have never been – Diane Arbus
Sunset is still my favorite color and rainbow is second – Mattie Stepenek
Traveling, it makes your speechless and then turns you into a storyteller -Erol Ozan
Some beautiful paths cannot be discovered without getting lost – Erol Ozan
Normal is boring
the world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page – Saint Augustine
She created a life she loved
And when you cant go back, you have to worry only about going forward – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
trust in god but tie up your camel – Arabic proverb
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One camel does not make fun of another camel’s hump – Ghanaian Proverb
Travel makes on modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world – Gustave Flaubert
A beautiful thing is never perfect – Egyptian proverb
A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases! – Mehmed Murat Ildan
In Ancient Egypt cats were considered Gods. Cats have not forgetten this.
Denial aint just a river in Egypt – Mark Twain
Every time you dive, you hope you’ll see something new – some new species. Sometimes the ocean gives you a gift, sometimes it doesn’t. – James Cameron
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Quotes on Egypt Pyramids
Work so hard that people think aliens did it
If the Pyramids really were tombs, Would we still call them Pyramids? Instead, we should call them die-angles.
What did Pharaoh say when he saw the pyramid? Mummy’s home.
What do you call an ancient pyramid? An old giza.
Archaeologists digging in a Pyramid in Egypt have found a mummy covered in chocolate and nuts. Experts believe it to be Pharaoh Roche
Egypt Puns Captions and Funny Egypt Quotes
The Pharaoh’s marriage did not work out because of the pyramid scheme
Did you know how the Pharaoh become so rich? Because he ran some big pyramid scheme.
What would you call a Pharaoh who farted infrequently? You can call him toot-uncommon.
The Egyptians are known for making delicious jams because they are really great at preservation
What is the favourite chocolate of the ancient Egyptians? It is the pharaoh rocher
Someone sawed the top off of a pyramid. It was pointless.
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Egypt Quotes about the Country
Egypt is not a country we live in, but a country that lives within us – Pope Shenuda III
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More Egypt Travel Resources
Always consult travel advice when you are planning a trip to Egypt. You can find current information on government websites. If your country has a program for registering your trip abroad, consider doing that for your trip.
Looking for the best things to buy in Egypt? Check out this post on the best Egyptian Souvenirs.
Check out this guide on what to wear in Egypt. It works for all seasons!
Planning your trip and want to know when the best time to visit Egypt? Check out this post about When is the best time to go to Egypt.
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Popular Egypt Tours
If you are looking for day tours to take while you explore Egypt, I suggest you do one to the Valley of the Kings. You will get so much more out of your time in Luxor having a knowledgeable guide spend the day with you. These tours are so affordable and it gives you a chance to get to know some of the locals in Egypt.
Check out a Luxor Day Tour to the Valley of the Kings here
There is a great day trip in Giza Tour you should consider when you plan to visit the pyramids. This option is even private! If you do not want to deal with the hassels of taxi drivers trying to rip you off or scams inside and outside of Giza, a guide will keep hawkers off your back and give you tips on how to deal with them politely and firmly.
8 Things to Bring with you to Egypt
I have always been a guide book person and physically having that book in your hand as you plan your day, in addition to blogs like this one, can help immensely. Pick up a Lonely Planet Guide to Egypt (or the kindle version) before your trip to Egypt.
A Power Bank is a must when traveling. With a day of photo and videos it is easy for a phone battery to be drained before the day is out. Make sure you grab one that has enough juice to power a few charges. Keep it in your carry on, as some airports will take it out of your checked bags.
SCARF, HAT & SUNGLASSES
Whether you want to keep the sun off your head or want to show a little modesty, a scarf goes a long way in Egypt any time of the year. You will find both men and women wearing scarves all over the Middle East. You can bring one with you or pick up one when you arrive, but don’t leave your hotel in the morning without it! It can serve as a hat to keep the sun off your head and neck in the summer and can add some warmth in winter and can offer modesty to cover shoulders for women. Also make sure you have a sun and sunglasses any time of year.
A Grayl Water Bottle is something I recommend for every traveller, not just those going to the Middle East. Some people say the water is safe to drink from the tap, others say it is not; it is not something I am going to chance. And Egypt has a HUGE garbage problem. The streets, the forests and even the desert are littered with plastic bottles.
If you consider drinking at least 1-2 big water bottles a day while you are there, think of how much plastic that creates. With a Grayl, you can filter any tap water (or actually any water source) and have clean drinking water in seconds. Since most people travel with water bottles already, consider one like this with a filter so that you are not just pouring from big water bottles to small. It might sound expensive, but when you compare it to spending a few dollars per day on water while you travel (and do not forget how expensive the water is inside airports), you will pay for this very quickly.
UNIVERSAL TRAVEL ADAPTER
An inexpensive Universal Travel Adapter is another must for Egypt. You will find an assortment of 220V plugs, from European 2 pin, another style of 2 pin and UK Plugs. While European 2 pin is most common, it is best to carry one of these adapters with you. With a handy USB input, you do not need to bring your plugs from home.
KLEENEX OR WIPES
Kleenex or Wipes are another thing to put on your list. Egypt’s public washrooms (and even restraint or hotel lobby washrooms can often be unstocked. Unless you are good with a bidet sprayer, bring yourself some kleenex or wipes just in case! You will find that most washrooms in tourist sites and rest stops have an attendant that will give you toilet paper and paper towel for a small tip.
In much of Egypt, the plumbing is not set up to handle toilet paper. Every bathroom (even hotels) you should use the garbage can beside the toilet for your toilet paper and any sanitary products.
Metal Straws are something to think about if your environmental impact is important to you. You will be given a straw with almost every drink. You can say no and reuse a metal one instead.
Travel Insurance for Egypt
There are a few other things to think about when it comes to travel. The first thing is travel insurance. Whether it is an emergency room visit for something as simple as strep throat, or an emergency appendix surgery, or an unfortunate moped incident things do go wrong when people travel everyday.
I highly suggest travel insurance and a good policy. I personally never travel without it, and I even checked into my policy about care for my children if I am ever in an accident or hospitalized. There are just too many things to think about.
You can find out more information and buy your travel insurance here.