Opening Hours And Public Holidays

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

DayDateHolidayNotes
Monday07-JanCoptic Christmas Day
Friday02-JanRevolution DayCelebrates the Revolution of 2011
Thursday25-AprSinai Liberation DayCelebrate the Withdrawl Of Israeli Forces From Sinai
Sunday28-AprEasterSpring Festival
Wednesday01-MayLabour Day
Wednesday05-JunEid El Fitr
Thursday06-JunEid El Fitr
Friday07-JunEid El Fitr
Sunday30-JunRevolution Day???
Tuesday23-JulNational DayCelebrates the Revolution of 1952
Monday12-AugEid El Adha
Tuesday13-AugEid El Adha
Wednesday14-AugEid El Adha
Thursday15-AugEid El Adha
Sunday01-SepEl HijraIslamic New Year
Sunday06-OctArmed Forces DayCelebrates Egypt’s victory in the October War
Sunday10-NovMoulid El NabiProphet Mohamed’s Birthday