Traveller's Checklist

Traveller's Checklist

Whether you are a frequent traveller who has made lots of visits to Egypt, or this will be your first time discovering the country’s treasures, let us assist you in preparation for your trip to Cairo. Contact our concierge team for any assistance you may require at +202 279 80000.

Traveller's Checklist

  • passport and visa.
  • Money and credit card.
  • Camera
  • Multi-plug adapter
  • Mobile, laptop and other electronics you may require.
  • Formal and leisure attire.
  • Essential toiletries, cosmetics and medicine.
  • Comfortable shoes for a day of shopping or exploring the city.
  • Swimwear, sunscreen and sunglasses.

If you have left something at home, enjoy the convenience of the many Shopping Malls located in Cairo.

If you have any questions about what we offer at Kempinski Nile Hotel or need something special for your stay, please let us know when you make a booking and we'll be happy to help.

Don't forget to look at our Local Customs page to ensure you are aware of essential information for Cairo.

Visa for Egypt

Visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions if they do not come from a visa-exempt country or a country that is eligible for a visa on arrival.

Entry visas for Egypt can be purchased for USD 25 at the visa office or bank counters located at the arrivals hall of the airport.

Visitors must hold passports that are valid for at least six months from the date of arrival in Egypt.

To contact our reservation department, please call us on +20 2 279 80000 or through email

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