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Hurghada Travel Guide

Hurghada travel guide is the key to living the best vacation across the enchanting shores of the red sea. Hurghada is a piece of paradise offering every traveler the finest sense of tranquility and entertainment. On this page, you will find the finest activities, attractions, restaurants, and other useful information which you will definitely need to know before enjoying your perfect Hurghada tour. Since 1987, Egypt Tours Portal has been the most ideal option to enjoy a holiday across the red sea in Hurghada. The travel agency is equipped to have the finest staff of tour guides, tour operators, drivers, and customer service plus several dedicated travel constants who will provide the most suitable Accommodations, Nile River cruises, Transportation, and everything else you could ever request at reasonable prices.

Egypt Tours Portal gained its excellent reputation due to absolutely fitting booking procedures, safety guidelines, and fair COVID-19 cancelation policies which lead the company to be awarded many prizes such as being Certified By Tripadvisor As the Travelers’ Choice of 2021 in Egypt – Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards In the Category of the Best Luxury Travel Agency in Egypt in 2020 – Winner of Africa 2020 Award For the Best Cultural Experience Tours in Egypt From the Travel & Hospitality Awards Magazine – Excellent Number of 5-star rating reviews in Feefo” and many more achievements in the way. Learn about all the details of Hurghada before booking your tour.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is Hurghada?

Hurghada is one of the safest destinations in Egypt where every traveler can enjoy the best topical vacation in Egypt according to the FCO advice.

What to do in Hurghada?

you will do a number of fun aquatic activities like snorkeling, kite & windsurfing, scuba diving, and more, swim with dolphins, ride a semi-submarine plus a super safari to the eastern desert to the Bedouin village, visit the Hurghada grand aquarium, and many more.

What to do in Hurghada at night?

Hurghada is the best way to enjoy tour time and relax especially at times. In the coastal city of Hurghada, every traveler will get to explore the heavenly treasures of this amazing city resort; from Hurghada, every traveler will get to the enchanting city of Luxor at night to attend the sound and light show at Luxor temple.

What is the temperature in Hurghada?

The weather in Hurghada is quite tropical as it changes between 30 C (86 F) most of the year except for the summer months where the temperature gets a little too high to 40 C (104 F).

How to travel from Hurghada to Cairo?

The distance between Cairo and Hurghada is 400 km. The road distance is 461.9 km which takes a 5-hour drive. The quickest way to travel from Hurghada to Cairo is by direct flight that takes about one hour.

What to wear in Hurghada?

Every traveler should wear light clothes like shorts, T-shirts made of cotton or linen, a hat, sunglasses, swimsuit, scarf or a veil for women, a bag back, light shoes like sandals, sports shoes, flip flops, long trousers, a formal suit & a dress or any event onboard the cruise and

What are the beaches of Hurghada?

The city contains many tropical and entertaining private beaches and magical islands around her like Sheduan island, Abu Minqar island, Dishet El-Dhaba, Marsa Abu Galawa "Carless Reef", El Fanus "Dolhin Reef", Turtle Bay, Oberoi House Reef, Gota Abu Ramada a.k.a "The Aquarium", Gota Abu Makadi, Gifton Island plus some inner resorts surrounding Hurghada such as the Sahl Hasheesh, El Quseir, Sunrise city Resort, Makadi Bay, Cleopatra Luxury Resort, Soma Bay, Sharm El Naga, El Gouna and more.

What to pack for Hurghada?

Every Traveler should bring a brimmed hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses if you are not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put it in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations. You should buy a local sim card, and bring any needed prescribed medications while in Egypt to be in contacted with anyone you want.

Is Hurghada expensive?

Hurghada is highly affordable, offering a wide variety of accommodations and activities for the most affordable prices.

Does Hurghada has an Airport?

Hurghada International Airport is the international airport of Hurghada in Egypt which is located inland, 5 km southwest of El Dahar, the downtown of Hurghada. It is the second busiest airport in Egypt after Cairo International Airport and is known to be an important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.

What Are the Finest Destinations to Visit in Egypt?

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be explored with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen before any other such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak & Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan such as Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read More About the Best Places to Visit in Egypt

What Are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

What Is the Top Traditional Egyptian Food?

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.

What is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?

You should pack everything you could ever need in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

Why Book With "Egypt Tours Portal"?

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 20 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort to make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the finest atmosphere until you return home.

Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

What to Wear While in Egypt?

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light and comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt. Put on sun block during your time in Egypt in the summer to protect yourself from the sun.

What are the Best Activities to Do in Egypt?

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

What are Egypt Festival and Public Holidays?

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

What are Special Advice for Foreign Women in Egypt?

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

What are the Official Languages of Egypt?

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

What is the Transportation in Egypt?

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

What is the Weather is Like?

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot but sometimes it becomes cold at night and winter is cool and mild. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and the average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

What are the Reasons That Make You Visit Egypt?

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.
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