Visa Requirements

To receive your Egyptian tourist visa, you need to fill out an application with your correct information. Click on the link below to check if your country is eligible to apply for an electronic visa online. If you find your country’s name listed, with a clear scanned copy of your passport and an active debit/credit card, you may proceed with filling out the application and paying the required fees.

Check if my country is eligible for an e-visa


If your country is not listed among the eligible countries, please visit the Egyptian Embassy in your country to apply for a tourist visa and provide the required documents upon request.

Cost of Egyptian Visa, as per Feb 2019, is $25. Passport validity is 6 months. For questions and requests, please email fab15@fabfoundation.com


According to the latest list, the below nationals are eligible to get their visa on arrival at the airport. However, it is recommended to also check with the Egyptian Consulate / Embassy in your country.


Request a Visa Invitation Letter

If you need an invitation letter for your visa application please fill in the form below

Basic Itinerary

Below is the basic itinerary for Fab15 travelers; tours are not included.

- July 27: Arrive at Cairo - recommended hotel Le Meridien Cairo Airport

- July 28: Take a bus/flight to ElGouna

- July 29: Beginning of Fab15 conference

- August 2: Fab15 Conference and travel back to Cairo (check recommended hotels here)

- August 3: Fab Festival and Fab15 Closing Ceremony

- August 4: Fab lab tours

Transportation Options



A 5-hour bus ride will be available for $40 for Cairo – ElGouna roundtrip.

Timings from Cairo to ElGouna on July 27:
- 10 A.M.
- 04 P.M.
- 09 P.M.

On July 28:
- 06 A.M.

Return Trip from ElGouna to Cairo on August 2 at 3 P.M.

For booking kindly send an email to:
fab15booking@intratour-eg.com stating:

- Full Name (as it appears in passport)
- Passport Number
- Conference Ticket Number
- Email
- Mobile
- Timing Preference



To go to ElGouna, you will fly into the Hurghada airport (HRG) then take the hotel shuttle or a cab to your hotel or accommodation in ElGouna. The flight from Cairo to Hurghada takes around 1 hour.

To book your flight, click on this link to be redirected to the reservation and booking site.

Accommodation Options

Renting Apartments in ElGouna

Hotels

ElGouna recommended hotels

Hotel 1

Steigenberger Golf Resort ElGouna

3 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 1

Sheraton Miramar Resort ElGouna

4 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 2

Ancient Sands Golf Resort ElGouna

5 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 1

Movenpick Resort & Spa ElGouna

6 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 1

Captin's Inn

3 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 1

Dawar El Omda

4 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 1

Sultan Bey Resort

5 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

Bellevue Beach Hotel ElGouna

4 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

Fanadir Hotel ElGouna

4 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

Turtle's Inn

3 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

Mosaique Hotel ElGouna

3 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

ElGouna low budget hotels

Hotel 1

The Three Corners Rihana Resort

2 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

The Three Corners Ocean View (Adults Only)

4 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

*If you wish to use Airbnb, kindly search under “Elgouna Farms Dahar Outlet, El-Nasr, Qesm Hurghada, Egypt”

TUB Campus ElGouna Dorms

5 minute walk to the event venue

Hotel 1

To book a dorm room or a single bed in the TU Berlin Campus dorms, fill out the below form with all your details and you will receive a call from the TUB housing department to finalize the reservation.

Hotels outside ElGouna

Hotel 3

Marlin Inn Azur Resort

45 minute ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel 3

Lotus Bay Resort

1h ride to TUB Campus ElGouna

Hotel in Cairo Airport

Hotel 1

Le Meridien

Cairo recommended hotels

Hotel 2

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

(Downtown Cairo)

5 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 3

Ramses Hilton Hotel

(Downtown Cairo)

6 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 2

Cairo Marriott Hotel

(Zamalek)

7 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 1

Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah

(Zamalek)

10 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 1

Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza

(Zamalek)

15 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 2

Grand Nile Towers Hotel

(Garden City)

20 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 3

Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis

(Garden City)

20 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 1

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo

(Downtown Cairo)

4 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Cairo low budget hotels

Hotel 1

Golden Tulip Hotel Flamenco

25 minute ride to The Greek Campus

Hotel 3

Horizon Shahrazad Hotel

25 minute ride to The Greek Campus

*If you wish to use Airbnb, kindly search under “Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt”