Suggested Items to Pack
(participants are strongly encouraged to pack lightly)

Photocopies of passport, credit cards
ATM card with 4-digit PIN number for international use (or Traveler’s Cheques)
Egyptian Pounds (for personal expenses and optional bar tabs)
Calling card (issued through your national telecommunication service)
Travel insurance
Arabic phrasebook
Reading materials
Optional clip-on reading lamp (lighting in hotel rooms can be minimal)
Journal and pens
Camera and batteries
Electric converters and adapters, if needed
Travel alarm clock
Comfortable, sturdy, walking shoes
Light jacket/sweater for cooler nights
Cool cotton clothing (light, loose, long-sleeved shirts and pants or skirts)
Hat (for protection against the sun)
Bathing suit (with full length covering for women)
Any prescription, in its original container, or over-the-counter medication
Sunscreen (high SPF)
Insect repellant
Quick-drying antibacterial hand cleaner