If you plan to travel to Egypt, then it is wise to make sure you are well informed and properly prepared. Certain vaccinations are recommended for Egypt, most of which are not mandatory.
Egypt is located in the northeast of Africa and has a desert climate. This means hot summers and cool winters. In Egypt, you can visit the pyramids, sail the Nile, stroll the streets of Cairo, visit the seemingly endless Arabian desert or dive and see the coral reefs in the Red Sea near the historic port of Hurghada. Whatever you plan to do, you will need to protect yourself well against possible diseases, the fierce sun and dengue mosquitoes. There is no malaria in Egypt. Our skilled nurses gladly provide advice regarding a healthy stay in Egypt and are happy to tell you which immunisations and vaccinations you require. Click here to make an appointment with a KLM Health Services nurse. Travel carefree and return home at ease.
Egypt vaccinations: the most common risks at a glance
In Egypt you run the risk of catching a (tropical) disease to which you are not resistant. Fortunately, vaccines can protect you and your children against these diseases. Our health experts have put together an overview of the most common health risks and diseases. You can see at a glance which specific vaccinations are required and what additional precautions you can take.