Entry to Egypt may require a visa for nationals of some countries. Visa requirements may also depend on the type of passport (diplomatic, special and regular).

All visitors need a 6 months valid passport with adequate unused pages should you need a visa, you are advised to apply for it to the Egyptian embassy, or consulate representation at your home country or your country of residence 30 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

The following countries are exempt from visa requirement when visiting Egypt: Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates. Passport holders from EU, UK, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedo-nia, Republic of Korea, Serbia, Ukraine and USA can obtain a visa on arrival.

Citizens of the following countries are required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chechnya, Croatia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Pales-tine, The Philippines, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri-Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and all African countries


For information on different visa procedures, please send an email to name, phone and mail.


A protocol system will be set at Luxor International Airport to welcome all participants. Upon your arrival, please proceed to the EHCAAN/ACI Africa conference desk located at the arrival hall.


Transportation will be provided by the host of all delegates, VIP (board members), Speakers, Staff, Guests, exhibitors and sponsor from the LUXOR International airport to all hotels of the event. Transportation is also provided from/to above hotels to the nightly events & social day.

To avoid any delay in hotel transfer, kindly send your flight details to: name, phone and mail.


The local currency is the Egyptian pound (EGP), divided into 100 piastres. In Arabic, the pound is called Guinay, and piasters are known as Qirsh.

The average exchange rates of main foreign currencies, quoted in Egyptian pound on interbank

  • exchange market on 2018, are:
  • 1 USD = 17.78 EGP
  • 1 EUR = 20.10 EGP

Exchange offices exist in all banks and airports. Please make sure to check the currency rate at the Central Bank of Egypt (


In Luxor, March is quite good in that area this month. The high seasonal norm is 31°C. In the morning the temperature drops to 18°C. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of March in Luxor is 25°C.

On average, in Luxor, the days of march last 11:59. Sunrise is at 05:59 and sets at 17:58. With ideal weather conditions, this month is recommended to go in that area. The best months for good weather in Luxor are January, February, March, From March to April the climate is good.


Local time: UTC+2

Contact us for further information

For enquiries on the event, as well as exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Mrs. Nezha Karbal
Logistics & Event Manager
ACI Africa