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A whale shark has been spotted in Hurghada.

Tourists are asked not to use flash when taking pictures, a special instruction for divers was published.

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Updated 22.06.2024


Egypt: country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Egypt in 2024

Public holidays and festivals in Egypt in 2024. Non-working days:

  • January 7, Sunday: Coptic Christmas (عيد الميلاد القبطية);
  • January 25, Thursday: Day of the Revolution of 25-th January (يوم الثورة 25 يناير);
  • April 10, Wednesday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى);
  • April 11, Thursday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى);
  • April 25, Thursday: The day of the SININA (يوم سينينا);
  • May 1, Wednesday: Labor Day (عيد العمال);
  • May 5, Sunday: Coptic Easter (قبعة عيد الفصح);
  • May 6, Monday: Sham Ennesim (شم النسيم);
  • June 15, Saturday: Day Arafat (يوم عرفات);
  • June 16, Sunday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام);
  • June 17, Monday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام);
  • June 30, Sunday: Revolution Day June 30 (يوم الثورة 30 يونيو);
  • July 7, Sunday: Islamic New Year (رأس السنة الهجرية);
  • July 23, Tuesday: Day of Revolution (يوم الثورة);
  • September 15, Sunday: Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (عيد ميلاد النبي محمد);
  • October 6, Sunday: Day of the Armed Forces (يوم القوات المسلحة).


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