The blessings of finding true love are worthy of being celebrated in the immortal lands of Egypt where love, devotion, and trust are behind the rise of this great civilization. For more than Quadrennim years, Egypt remained one of the most visited places on the planet, all due to the number of glorious monuments and structures located across this nation that illuminate the mind and heart to whole new levels. Here is all information you need to know about how to spend your honeymoon in Egypt:
How to Spend Your Honeymoon in Egypt
Things to Do During Your Honeymoon in Egypt
Egypt is filled with many majestic destinations that detail a different kind of feeling which will every honeymoon a truly one to remember. Every destination in Egypt will give you the chance to travel across time and explore all the eternal wonders of this holy country. Cairo is like a grand city museum contains monuments and artifacts dating across 4000 and holds a number of activities between its gates and across the famous Nile. Alexandria is the home of the Greco-roman culture where everything shines in the color of white marble. In Upper Egypt is the golden cities of Luxor & Aswan is the sight of true gold on the monuments which the stories of ancient deities. And if the newlyweds wish to cast their eyes on the most mesmerizing vision of tropical beauty then Hurghada is always ready. Here are the best things to do during your honeymoon in Egypt:
1. Enjoy Romantic Time in the Pyramids
The chance to witness a living wonder is rare but in Egypt, everything is possible as the newlyweds will get to explore the legendary Giza pyramids complex which holds the three great pyramids, six small pyramids, and the valley temple. Inside the complex lies the Great Pyramid of King Khufu which is one of the last remaining seven wonders of the ancient world and the sole guardian of Egypt the oldest statue in the world the great sphinx which will make your honeymoon even more magical.
2. Discover the Old Cairo Attractions With Your Wife
In the ancient city of stars, Cairo is newlyweds wish to make the honeymoon truly special such as Salah El din Citadel a.k.a Cairo citadel which acted as the seat of government till 1860 and holds the Mohamed Ali mosque a.k.a the alabaster mosque that is an exact replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul. The newlyweds will get to discover one of the most incredible constructions of Islamic culture of the Middle East like the golden brick road of Khan el Khalili bazaar, one of the oldest market places in the world and El Muizz street which has the most known concentration of medieval architectural treasures and construction in the Islamic world.
3. Have A Dinner Cruise to Satisfy Your Desire
If you need a touch of romance then our dinner cruise is what every honeymoon needs as nothing beats a delicious meal across the magical path of the heavenly Nile river. The Nile will give new definitions to beauty, magic, and love as The newlywed will get dine on the delicious cuisines of Egypt and witness an awesome colorful belly dancing under folklore music featuring a hypnotic Tannoura spin.
4. Experience Honeymoon Nile Cruise
For thousands of years, countless honeymooners came to Egypt to further perfect their honeymoon by boarding one of the majestic Egypt Nile river cruises on the waters of the Nile river where all the wishes are granted and the reflection of paradise across its waters. Onboard the Nile cruise lies the finest vision of tranquility, beauty, comfort, and beautiful ancient construction starting with the lands of a hundred doors Luxor where the Great Valley of the Kings, the divine Karnak temple, the beautiful Hatshepsut temple, and many more are waiting. Then you will sail to Aswan where you will pass by the unique Kom Ombo temple, the temple of victory Edfu house of Hours, the enchanting Philae temple, the marvelous Abu Simbel, and more.
5. Visit Luxor with Your Second-Half
In this one of a kind open-air museum that contains monuments that seek to embody love and beauty in the greatest fashion. Luxor is located on the east bank of the Nile River in southern Egypt where Kings and Queens from the new kingdom (1570-1050 BC) are buried and their legacies are immortalized in the shape of mesmerizing great tombs like the valley of the kings inside the heart of a mountain that has more than 63 tombs, some of these tombs up to 20 are royal tombs from the New Kingdom to great kings such as Tutankhamun, Amenhotep I, Thutmose, the Ramsess dynasty, and other rulers. The colossal colossi of Memnon are the guardian of the front gates Luxor constructed by Amenhotep III. The charming temple of Queen Hatshepsut built in 1479 BC to reflect the vision of one of the most successful pharaohs in Egyptian History. The beautiful Luxor temple is the house of the Sun God Amon, his wife Goddess of motherhood Mut and The Moon God Khonsu that give a glimpse of the religious mentality of the ancient Egyptians and one of the world’s biggest and oldest religious complex in history the Karnak temple is able to give a full image of theirs believe of cosmic love and unity by the gods and goddess which will make your honeymoon a one to remember.
6. Explore the Nubian City in A Different Way
On the deep southern border of Egypt lies an ideal honeymoon destination Aswan home to the colorful artistic Nubian culture. Aswan comes in the shape of stone miracles on the east bank of the Nile that achieved immortality through the Great temple of Abu Simbel that was built by an order from Ramses the great during in the new Kingdom to make his name and heritage last forever. In the Ptolemaic era in 690 BC the mythological Philae temple became the worship house of the Goddess Isis of motherhood; Which Both Philae & Abu Simbel temples were part of a rescue mission organized by UNESCO in the 60s after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. The Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut is a true sight to behold. The mythological Edfu temple which is believed to be the battleground between Horus and Set in a Ptolemaic era between 237 &57 BC. A Honeymoon in Aswan is a one that will be remembered throughout a lifetime.
7. Alexandria is Your Place for Honeymoon
The Pearl of the Mediterranean “Alexandria” is an ideal honeymoon destination located on the northern central coast of Egypt where it served as the capital during the Greco-roman period. The city came offers a chance to explore a unique special period of time during the history of ancient Egypt when Alexander the Great constructed the city in 332 BC to spread the Hellenic culture all cross Egypt and beyond. It held the ancient light House of Alexandria until its destruction by earthquakes in 1323 AD and in the same site rose the citadel of Qaitbay in 1477 AD to act as a defensive fortress towards the Ottoman kingdom. Alexandria is known for having the legendary library of Alexandria that once held millions of scrolls and was destroyed in 48 BC but nowadays a new library known as Bibliotheca Alexandria was constructed to commemorate the memory of the ancient library. One of the great monuments is the grand pillar of Pompey from the Roman Period, constructed in 297 AD as the largest monument of its kind to be outside of Rome. And if the newlywed want to get a little scared then the extraordinary catacombs of Alexandria one of the middle ages Seven Wonders that was used as a Roman burial site from the 2nd to the 4th century
8. Hurghada is Your Romantic Place for Recreation
A honeymoon is not complete without a touch of tropical scenery of the red sea and that’s where Hurghada comes into play. This city resort city offers an unforgettable mixture of beauty, adventure, and convenience that every honeymooner needs. Hurghada resort stretches for 60 m on the red sea and contains 7.5 mi of crystal sparkling waters, sandy beaches, and great mountains in the eastern desert. Hurghada contains the biggest aquatic sports such as windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving, snorkeling, and many more others to fully explore the underwater wonders of the red sea. Hurghada is known for its abundance of hotels, restaurants, sun loungers, spa areas, the coolest nightlife, and every means of entertainment under the most delightful tropical climate.
Is Egypt Safe for Honeymoon?
Egypt has always been safe, our newlyweds will feel totally safe, sound and secure during their time in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful and calm after the government took all the needed measures to fully restructure the entire area and the tourist police to include all the significant and tourist attractions all over Egypt and safeguard the entire environment to ensure the lives of all tourists plus all the kind and helping Egyptians will always be by your side. Our Newlyweds will be nothing more than laughs and smiles the entire time.
Best Time for the Honeymoon in Egypt
In order to have the most magical honeymoon, our visitors most enjoy the finest weather that’ why the winter months from September to April are the best time to spend your honeymoon in Egypt as the weather becomes more tolerable where everyone can truly enjoy their time among all the wonders and attractions of Egypt. As The climate of Egypt is hot, sunny and tropical during the summer months from May to August the temperature reaches a high of 40 C (104 F) but in the winter months from September to April, the climate is warm accompanied with a winter breeze 21 C (70 F).
Book Your Honeymoon Holiday With Us
The most magical honeymoon is achieved by hiring a travel agency where all kinds of logistics are taking care of so our newlyweds can create beautiful memories and live the most incredible honeymoon. A travel agency will provide tranquility, service, and comfort at the most affordable prices. What makes our company special that we have been customizing the best honeymoon packages to Egypt for more than 15 years using travel, financial & time management consultants to satisfy our newlywed need by using the most professional operators, guides, and drivers who dedicate their time & effort to provide the finest honeymoon.
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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.