Aswan, Egypt
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Climate & Best time to visit Aswan

Climate in Aswan:

Best time to visit Aswan:

Winter (October to February): This season is the most favorable for visiting Upper Egypt. The weather is pleasantly warm during the day, making it ideal for exploring ancient ruins, temples, and historical sites without the intense heat of summer. Evenings and nights can get cooler, especially in December and January.

Spring (March to April): Spring is also a good time to visit. The temperatures start to rise, but it's still comfortable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. It's a great time to witness the blossoming of flowers and greenery.

Autumn (September to October): Similar to spring, autumn offers mild temperatures, making it another favorable time to visit Upper Egypt. It's less crowded compared to peak winter months and is great for exploring historical sites.

Summer (June to August): Summers in Upper Egypt can be extremely hot, with temperatures reaching very high levels. Visiting during this time might be challenging due to the scorching heat, especially for outdoor activities and extensive sightseeing.

Money & Prices

Currency in Egypt:

Egyptian pound (EGP)

How expensive is a trip to Aswan?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
1.76 USD
Fast food meal:
6.02 USD
Mid-range meal:
8.70 USD
Bottle of water:
0.15 USD
Soft drink:
0.67 USD
0.67 USD
Local Beer:
1.99 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.08 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.62 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

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General information

Egypt general information:

Voltage: 220 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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