Opening Hours And Public Holidays
Opening Hours And Public Holidays in Egypt may affect your travel schedule so please read this carefully. Most of the open-air historical sites like pyramids, Paranoiac temples, and ancient mosques are usually opened for public visits from 9 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon. Some major historical sites like the Karnak “Sound and Light Show” and Luxor temple in Luxor work till 9 at night.
Most museums work from 9 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon while particularly, Luxor Museum and Luxor Mummification Museum open 2 times a day, the morning session starts at and 09:00 till 14:00 while afternoon session starts at 17:00 till 20:00.
A full work week is generally considered five 8-hour work days in Egypt, from Sunday through Thursday (to a maximum of six full days, which would generally add Saturday as the sixth).
Most Banks open from 8:30 to 14:00 from Sunday to Thursday and some extend working hours till 17:00. While many banks have branches inside most of the hotels in every city in Egypt and usually they offer their services around the clock.
Businesses: from 8:30 to 157:00 from Sunday to Thursday.
Public administration: from 8:30 to 15:00 from Sunday to Thursday.
Public Holidays In Egypt 2019
|Monday||07-Jan||Coptic Christmas Day|
|Friday||02-Jan||Revolution Day||Celebrates the Revolution of 2011|
|Thursday||25-Apr||Sinai Liberation Day||Celebrate the Withdrawl Of Israeli Forces From Sinai|
|Wednesday||05-Jun||Eid El Fitr|
|Thursday||06-Jun||Eid El Fitr|
|Friday||07-Jun||Eid El Fitr|
|Tuesday||23-Jul||National Day||Celebrates the Revolution of 1952|
|Monday||12-Aug||Eid El Adha|
|Tuesday||13-Aug||Eid El Adha|
|Wednesday||14-Aug||Eid El Adha|
|Thursday||15-Aug||Eid El Adha|
|Sunday||01-Sep||El Hijra||Islamic New Year|
|Sunday||06-Oct||Armed Forces Day||Celebrates Egypt’s victory in the October War|
|Sunday||10-Nov||Moulid El Nabi||Prophet Mohamed’s Birthday|
Updated On March 18, 2020