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TIPS

Theodore Monod said: "The desert is a warm country where it is cold"

CLIMATE

From November to February, the weather is warm during the day, but the nights are chilly.
During October and March, the weather is hot upto 35°c during the day but the nights are chilly.
April and May are the hottest months of nights with the mild temperatures.


FORMALITY

Valid passport for a minimum of 6 months.
You can get your visas upon arrival at Cairo international Airport.
For your convenience, always have an extra photocopy of your passport i.d as well as your health insurance.



LUGGAGE AND ACCESSORIES

A large bag flexible and robust
A small backpack
A flashlight and battery recharging
Your complimentary toiletries
The wipes
Sunglasses
Sun hat
Towel toilet
Lighter (to burn wipes and toilet paper after use)


SHOES AND CLOTHES

DO NOT FORGET THAT YOU TRAVEL IN A MUSLIM COUNTRY. THEN THINK ALWAYS HAVE A PROPER DRESS (no mini-shorts and tank tops too prominent) FOR COMPLIANCE BY THE PEOPLE.


Wear light preferably cotton
Expect a warm sweater for cool nights or polar
Tee-shirts and long sleeved shirts (sun)
Swimsuit
 


For shoes:

For trekking take shoes that are already so at your feet. Choose the flexible soles and thick rising type of medium mountain hiking.
Consider also carry shoes sandals genre relax knowing that quickly goes barefoot evening at the bivouac.
Prefer socks in pure wool or cotton and especially no synthetic fabrics.


PHARMACY

A cream or spray anti-mosquito
A sunscreen index protective high
A Stick lip
A neutral eye drops
Aspirin or equivalent
A minor anti-diarrheal type Immodium or Diarsed
Wipes
If you follow medical treatment provide sufficient reserves for your stay
Freeze for aches
Products feet (Tricostéril, Mercurochrome…)
Bandages, plasters
Pince a fence and needle


CLEANLINESS

We pick our camp spots for the beauty of the sites. Therefore, we want to protect them.
We leave nothing behind. No WC in the desert, so we ask you to burn your toilet papers after usage.
For the smokers, they can either burn their cigarettes in the bon fire, or throw them away in the dustbin put at your disposal by your guide.



ANIMALS

Kids and small animals are not in danger! Chances are little for an encounter with a scorpion or a snake. They only come out during the high heat period and your guide knows perfectly where they are. He will never endanger your life.
All what you have to do is watch where you place your feet!