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Giftun Island

Giftun Island

Giftun Island

Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal
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A piece of paradise is located across the waters of the red sea where you can witness the natural miracles of Egypt floating in front of your eyes showcasing the enchanting vision of tropical beauty especially under the water levels where the finest examples of underwater marine life can be located living in total harmony and magic. Giftun Island is a magical location filled with wonder below and above the surface where the vacation of a lifetime is lived. Discover everything about Giftun Island and read more about how to enjoy your perfect holiday there:

  1. History of Giftun Island
  2. Location of Giftun Island
  3. The Climate of Giftun Island
  4. Activities to do Giftun Island
  5. Tourism in Giftun Island
  6. Book Your Visit to Giftun Island

History of Giftun Island

Hisory of Giftun Island - Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal

Giftun island was declared a protected area in 1995 because of its importance both in the economic and tourist manner. From that point on with the high number of biodiversity of marine and wild, the island became a tourist attraction.

Location of Giftun Island

This paradise island is located east of Hurghada where you can enjoy the finest collection of aquatic activities.

The Climate of Giftun Island

Climate of Giftun Island - Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal

Giftun island has a subtropical desert climate, with mild-warm winters and hot summer which make any month is the right month to visit.

Activities to do Giftun Island

Activities to do Giftun Island - Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal

There are a number of incredible attractions and an entertaining number of aquatic activities like diving and snorkeling as Giftun Island possesses some of the most entertaining aquatic spots across the red sea as it is surrounded by 14 of the best diving spots which represent about 31% of the diving centers in Hurghada. It is also surrounded by a number of small islands as part of the larger archipelago known as El Gifton El Kbeer, El Gifton El Sagheer, and Abu Monqar Island. Gifton Island is known by a unique geological composition and rock intensity which showcases that it dates back to about more than 33 million years ago which makes it one amazing super safari.

Tourism in Giftun Island

Tourism in Giftun Island - Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal

It is famous for its, colorful fish, phenomenal coral reefs and phenomenal birdlife. It contains more than 196 species of solid coral reefs that represent about 80% of the biodiversity of the entire red sea coral reefs population and more than about 794 species of coral reefs fish which stands to about 65% of the biodiversity of underwater population. Two species of birds affected by extinction are found in Gifton Island which is the kittiwake and a species of eagles. Gifton Island attracts about 187,512 tourists annually that represent about 12% of Red Sea Governorate visitors.

Book Your Visit to Giftun Island

Book Your Visit to Giftun Island - Giftun Island - Egypt Tours Portal

The vacation of a lifetime lies across paradise island just one click away where you witness the essence of tropical beauty and explore the underwater marine treasure located at the bottom of the red sea. Book your holiday to Gifton island and enjoy tranquility and peace of mind. Also check our tailor-made egypt private tours to combine everything in Egypt from the beauty of the red sea to the historical attractions in cairo, luxor, and aswan.

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

Quality Measures:

Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

All Accommodations at 5* Hotels and Cruises.

Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen 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, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like 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

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.

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.

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit 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 weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

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

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 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 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 concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

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

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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