El Gouna town has a multi-national community that offers an unparalleled lifestyle as it offers year-round sunshine, turquoise beaches, shimmering lagoons, and has a wonderful location with only 4 hours flight from Europe. While being in El-Gouna, you will enjoy the ultimate paradise with the entire world-class infrastructure & premium services in addition to the fact that it is home to some of the greatest world’s most reputable brands in both tourism and leisure industries.
Best Tours & Places to Visit from El Gouna
There are eighteen hotels with a mixture of 3, 4, 5* accommodation that includes 2727 guest rooms. What is really fascinating about that town is that it includes a world-class hospital, two 18-hole championship golf courses, a nursing institute, a landing strip, 3 incredible marines, over 100 restaurants, some impressive co-working facilities, and many other amazing items, elements & facilities which make it a wonderful town to head to and spend your vacation in.
Top Tours & Places to Visit from El Gouna
You can enjoy some of the most impressive tours in Egypt while being in the beautiful town of El-Gouna to enjoy the best and the most unforgettable vacation ever in life. Here are some of the most astonishing places & tours you can enjoy while being in El-Gouna:
1. Enjoy A Day Tour to Luxor City
Luxor city is the closest city to El-Gouna and it requires only one day tour from your side to enjoy the most remarkable attractions & sightseeing in Luxor city which is called “The City of Thousand Gates” due to the fact that it contains some of the greatest sightseeing inherited by the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs from all types of attractions. While visiting Luxor city, you will be able to witness the majestic ancient temples, the breathtaking ancient Pharaonic tombs, the adorable chapels & monuments, and have an overall idea about the greatness of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
You can head from El-Gouna to Luxor directly by car and it takes roughly four hours to reach your destination. You will first enjoy an unforgettable tour to the Valley of the Kings which is an amazing ancient site that comprises some of the most interesting Pharaonic tombs including the tombs of King Ramses II, the young Pharaoh Tutankhamun, the great Seti I, and many other amazing tombs that you will definitely spend some amazing time while touring around. Then, you can enjoy a tour to Colossi of Memnon which are two massive stone statues located on the west bank of Luxor and they represent a great Pharaoh, Amenhotep III, who managed to accomplish some of the greatest ancient attractions in Egypt during his reign. That is not all as while being on the west bank of Luxor, you won’t miss a great tour towards the mesmerizing Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut who managed to rule Egypt like a real successful Pharaoh and left some of the greatest sites to be visited up till now.
Your day tour won’t finish until you head to the east bank of Luxor to visit the spacious Karnak temples Complex to experience touring around the largest religious site and there, you will find three memorable temples of God Amun, Mut “Amun’s wife”, and Khonso “Amun’s son”. If you have the chance to spend an extra day in Luxor, then it is going to be such a wonderful chance to have an amazing tour on the east bank of Luxor towards Luxor Temple which is another majestic ancient site to visit while being in Luxor city and the most interesting time to have the best tour there is to visit it at night to enjoy the unforgettable view of the sunset in Egypt and see the charming look of the temple at night.
2. Have A Wonderful Tour Of Cairo City
Cairo city is the capital of Egypt and is considered the main cultural destination for the majority of tourists who want to enjoy visiting the most remarkable sightseeing left by the great Pharaohs and always remember that you can head to Cairo city from El-Gouna via three major ways, either via plane, via car, or via bus. It takes roughly two hours to fly from Hurghada to Cairo, about seven hours by bus, and 4 hours and thirty minutes by car. You can choose any of the mentioned means of transportation to head to Cairo based on what is more comfortable for you and of course based on your budget since each option has its price.
You will find some of the greatest attractions in Cairo city to visit including the memorable Giza Pyramids Complex that holds inside the amazing 3 main Pyramids in Giza, the spacious Valley Temple, the interesting Giza Sphinx, the totally interesting Saqqara Step Pyramid, the great ancient Memphis City, and Dahshur complex that includes the amazing Red Pyramid & the Bent Pyramid.
If you would like to visit extra breathtaking attractions in Old Cairo, you will find a wide variety of historical & religious sightseeing starting from the great Egyptian Museum, Salah El-Din Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Amr Ibn El-As Mosque, Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, El-Azhar Mosque, and much other incredible sightseeing that you will enjoy a lot while visiting the charming ancient landmarks.
It is totally up to you to spend the number of days you want in Cairo while being in El-Gouna based on how many days you are going to spend in Egypt and the number of sightseeing you are want to explore. Once you contact us, we will let you know all of the available options regarding the tour you want to have and the attractions you will visit and enjoy in a totally organized tour.
3. Explore the Greatest Attractions in Aswan
Aswan city is a truly remarkable Egyptian city that is rich with some fascinating landmarks and is blessed with the pure Egyptian soul. To visit such a sensational city from El-Gouna, you can simply head from El-Gouna to Luxor city by car, and right upon your arrival to Luxor city, you can take a train to Aswan city which takes around three hours to reach its destination. There, you will get amazed with the beauty of the totally hypnotic sightseeing including the amazing Elephantine Island, the exquisite Nubian Museum, the sacred Temple of Isis “Philae Temple”, the remarkable Abu Simbel Temples, the modern High Dam, the ancient Unfinished Obelisk, the Monastery of St. Simeon, the tombs of the Nobles, Kalabsha, Aga Khan Mausoleum, the Old Cataract hotel, and lots of other amazing irresistible sights that you will enjoy a lot while visiting. You can spend either a day or two in Aswan from El-Gouna to spend the best-recommended sightseeing in such a gorgeous Nubian City.
4. Don’t Miss Having A Nile Cruise Tour
Spending some time on the board of your Nile Cruise is the most fabulous activity you can do while being in El-Gouna so that you enjoy the beauty of the Nile River and have the chance to visit some glamorous attractions in Luxor & Aswan and also some of the sightseeing in-between and this is definitely going to be among the most interesting things you can do from El-Gouna after having the recreational tour you have always wanted.
While being in El-Gouna, you can head to Luxor city by car and your adventure will start there by visiting some of the best-chosen attractions on the east bank just like Karnak Temples & Luxor Temple before checking-in your Nile Cruise. Your tour is going to be for 5 days/4 nights and each day will be a special venture for you. On the second day of your tour, you will be able to visit the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and Hatshepsut Temple in Luxor before sailing towards Edfu. On the third day of your tour, you will have the chance to visit two of the most mesmerizing sights near Aswan which are Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples. Upon reaching Aswan on the fourth day of your tour, you will be able to visit the most bewitching attractions in Aswan like the great High Dam, the fantastic Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple. Finally, at the end of your Nile Cruise Tour, you will be picked up and get a transfer towards Aswan Train station to catch your 1st class train to Luxor and then be transferred back to your hotel in El-Gouna.
The most interesting thing about the 5* Deluxe Nile cruises in Egypt is that that offer the best luxurious accommodation as if each one is a floating luxury 5* hotel. So you will mix your adorable accommodation, with the captivating services you will receive on board plus visiting the tiptop attractions in Egypt and all of this will be only in one trip. That is why the Nile cruise tour is with no doubt a recommended adventure for any traveler in Egypt.
5. Enjoy A Visit to the Hypnotic City of Alexandria
You can add extra joy & happiness to your tours in Egypt by adding a day tour to Alexandria City especially if you intend to visit Cairo city from El-Gouna. That is how you are going to spend two incredible days touring the best sightseeing in Cairo & Alexandria in addition to spending one-night accommodation at one of the most interesting 5* Hotels.
In Alexandria, you will get the chance to visit some of the most notable Greco-Roman sightseeing just like the Catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa, Pompey’s Pillar, Qaitbay Citadel, and last but not least the ravishing Alexandria Library. It is a time-worthy experience and you will have a lot of fun while visiting such a charming coastal city from El-Gouna.
6. Enjoy A Marvelous Snorkeling Excursion
While spending your vacation in El-Gouna, you can head on a fantastic snorkeling trip which is going to allow you to have a relaxation & an entertaining trip on the beautiful Red Sea. You will get the chance to do snorkeling in different majestic spots and you will find on each one some spectacular coral reefs & some hypnotic types of colorful fish. That is not all as you can also swim with the friendly dolphins and do some adorable water sports on an island. Your lunch meal will be served in an open buffet on the board of your cruise before heading back to your hotel in El-Gouna.
7. Have An Unforgettable Desert Safari by Quads
You can combine culture with adventure while being in El-Gouna with your travel agency “Trips in Egypt” since you will head to the sands on a quad bike to explore the beauty of the Egyptian desert and then you will have an unforgettable camel ride for about half an hour. You will also enjoy there a true special BBQ dinner prepared with some of the kindest Bedouin People who will introduce their lives to you and let you know some of their attractive traditions & customs. Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel in El-Gouna to end your day tour from El-Gouna.
8. Don’t Miss the Chance and Have A Time-Life Scuba Diving Excursion
You can experience one of the best Scuba diving excursions while being in El-Gouna while being accompanied by a professional instructor who will give you a personal briefing on the board of your boat before having the first dive in the morning which is going to last for about 40 minutes and you can have another dive in the afternoon based on your request. Your lunch will be served on the board of your Nile Cruise and at the end of your day tour; we will transfer you back to your hotel in El-Gouna to end your tour.
We can arrange any of the tours & activities mentioned above and all of what you need to do is to contact us whenever you get the chance so that we arrange the best El-Gouna tours & excursions for you to allow you to explore the real beauty on each tourist site in your second country so contact us now and get the true marvelous adventure to begin.
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What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?
You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.
What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?
You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?
Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.
Why book Trips in Egypt?
We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.
Is it safe to travel to Egypt?
Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.
What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?
They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, 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 be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.
What is the Weather is Like?
The temperature of 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 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 23 ¡ÆC in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 32 ¡ÆC in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?
It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.
Should I Give Tips in Egypt?
It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.
Can I Enter the Pyramids?
Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.
How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?
Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.