25.12.2013 - News

Tour operators are returning to Egypt

Tour operators are slowly returning to Egypt after last week’s State Department has reduced its travel warning for the country.


G Adventures and Abercrombie & Kent Egypt will resume its routes in 2014. Tourism in decline since the revolution in January 2011, but gained momentum early in the year – 127,000 Americans visited Egypt during the period from January to June. Bloody clashes in the summer resulted in a final warning the State Department.

G Adventures, which closed in August to resume its programs in Egypt since January 1. His eight-day tour of the “Best of Egypt” is $999 per person , not including airfare. A&K offers a nine-day trip in March, accompanied by president Phil Ottersona. Kiluist participants is limited and is 18 people. Price starts from $3695 per person.

British operator Discover Egypt Cruises resumed earlier this month.

At the time of complete readiness for travel, the State Department warned Americans that “political unrest … probably will continue in the near future” and notes that the number of reported crimes increased after the revolution.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Source: 
usatoday.com