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What To Do From Hurghada to Egypt’s Destinations

What To Do From Hurghada to Egypt’s Destinations

What To Do From Hurghada to Egypt’s Destinations

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It is quite easy to get lost in the hypnotic and enchanting beauty of Hurghada as it’s one of the few places that can showcase the beauty of the red sea to the fullest. The city of Hurghada stretches 36 km (22mi) along the mesmerizing red sea and is highly popular for containing the biggest collection of watersports like diving, snorkeling, wind & kite surfing and many more plus the chance to explore the eastern desert by quad-bike. There are a huge number of hotels, restaurants, bazaars, and the wildest club scene life. In Hurghada, you will behold some of the most breathtaking marine life and the coolest diving locations. The city resort holds every thinks a traveler could ever need in the ways of tranquility and comfort but if you are looking for history and adventure then you should check these destinations that documented time dating back to 4000 years ago from ancient Egyptian, to Greco-roman, to Coptic to Islamic era:

Note: Check our Hurghada excursions, it’s all about experiences that will make you spend a great vacation.

What Cairo Has to Offer

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Giza Pyramids

Cairo is known to be the heart and soul of Egypt. The city is the biggest metropolitan area in Africa, the Arab world and the 15th largest in the world. Cairo is very well famous for being the home many majestic monuments like the majestic Giza Complex which holds one of last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the world’s oldest Statue the sole guardian Of Egypt the Sphinx, the world’s oldest pyramid the step pyramid and Egypt’s first capital Memphis city and the sole Guardian of Egypt the great Sphnix. In the center of Cairo just across from the Tahrir square is the House of mystery and wonder the Egyptian Museum that holds more than 120,000 rare Ancient Egyptian Artifacts from more than 4000 years ago. Cairo holds some of the world’s oldest churches from the Coptic era like the hanging church, Abu Serga and many more. The city was created in 969 AD when it was constructed by the Fatimid dynasty on a location we call today “Old Cairo“. Because of all the Islamic architecture, old Cairo is revered to as “The city of Thousand Minarets”. One of the biggest monuments located in old Cairo is the golden Street of Khan El Khalili which is one of the oldest marketplaces in the history of the Middle East and Al Muizz Street that has the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world. One landmark in Egypt that can’t be missed is the glorious Citadel of Salah El Din, built in the 12th century and within its walls lies many amazing structures like the mesmerizing Muhammad Ali mosque and surrounding the citadel a great number of beautiful mosques like Ibn Tulan, Amr Ibn Alas mosque, al Rifai and many more. One of Cairo’s greatest attractions is the soulful Nile river which leads to the marvelous city of Luxor and Aswan.

Here are amazing two days trips to Cairo from Hurghada by plane, that will make you able to visit all of these attractions with a private Egyptologist tour guide.

Luxor the Ancient City and What it Contains

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The Temple of Karnak Luxor

Famous for being one of the globe’s greatest open-air museum, the magical city of Luxor is located on the east bank of the Nile river in southern Egypt where many Kings and Queens choose to immortalize their legacy and safeguard it from oblivion by constructing the phenomenal Valley of the Kings which is located in the heart of a mountain that holds more than 63 tombs. The valley has 20 royal tombs from the New Kingdom like the Ramsess dynasty, Tutankhamun, Amenhotep I, Thutmose and many more great rulers. The city is protected by the colossi of Memnon constructed by Amenhotep III The city also holds the extraordinary temple of Queen Hatshepsut constructed in 1479 BC, one of the new kingdom most successful pharaoh and the temple is truly magnificent as it is an example of the brilliant classical architecture of that era. One of the city’s great attractions is the beautiful Luxor temple, the house of the Sun God Amon, his wife Goddess of motherhood Mut and The Moon God Khonsu. Luxor is also the home of the world’s biggest and oldest religious temple in history the Karnak where the worship of many deities took place through the old Kingdom. Nile cruise from Hurghada is a great chance to explore what Upper Egypt has to offer!!!

Also, you can spend a magical day trip to Luxor from Hurghada or two days Luxor tours from Hurghada, that will make you able to witness all of these attractions with a private Egyptologist tour guide.

Aswan The Nubian City and His Landmarks

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Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan

The marvelous wealthy city of Aswan served as a natural source for the building blocks used to construct the many temples and obelisks all across Egypt and acted as a gateway to the heart of Africa. Aswan is located in Upper Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile and is the home to the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, constructed by Ramses II A.K.A Ramses the great during the new Kingdom in order to achieve immortality and defeat the passing of time & oblivion like he defeated his various enemies. The temple is a living miracle as it was able to unlock a great deal of hidden secret about one of the most prosperous periods in the history of ancient Egypt and highlights the wonders of Egyptian architecture to the fullest. During the Ptolemaic era in 690 BC, the mystical Philae temple the worship house of the Goddess Isis was built to be the last classical architecture style built in the new Kingdom. Both Abu Simbel & Philae Temple was part of a rescue mission led by the UNESCO in the 60s due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam that threatens the existence of these two temples. The city also houses the famous Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut and the temple of the crocodile god Sobek in the temple of Kom Ombo. In Aswan lies the legendary Edfu temple, the house of the sky God Hours which was built in a Ptolemaic era in between 237 & 57 BC and is believed to be the location where the battle of hours and set happened.

Our Egypt tours also include a breathtaking two days trips from Hurghada to Aswan and Abu Simbel, check it to explore all Aswan has to offer about history, culture, and attractions.

Alexandria the Mediterranean Bride

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Quitbay Citadel – Alexandria Tourist Attractions

Alexandria is the JEM of the Mediterranean and the ancient capital of Egypt during the Hellenistic period in the Greco-roman empire. The city was created by Alexander the great in 332 BC along the coastal line of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central coast of Egypt for the purpose of transmitting the Hellenic culture to the rest of the Mediterranean region. It is the home of two wonders of the ancient world, the first wonder is the light House of Alexandria which was destroyed by earthquakes in 1323 and in the same location the citadel of Qaitbay in 1477 AD rose to be a powerful fortress against the Ottoman empire. The second wonder is the ancient Library of Alexandria which contained millions of scrolls and books on every possible subject but was destroyed possibly in 48 BC, today a new library by the name of Bibliotheca Alexandria was constructed to commemorate and keep the spirit of the original ancient library. The city also holds the great pillar of Pompey from the Roman Period in 297 AD that is considered to be the largest of its kind outside of Rome. Alexandria also holds the hunting catacombs one of the middle ages Seven Wonders of the World, it is a famous Roman burial chamber from the 2nd to the 4th century that mixes Roman and Egyptian art in the most spectacular and finest manner.

Explore these two days Cairo and Alexandria tours from Hurghada, it’s a great solution to discover both of Cairo and Alexandria monuments.

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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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