Across the other side of the beautiful tropical beaches of Hurghada is a magical passage to a different time and place filled with immortal majestic wonders created more than 4000 years ago in the finest vision offering incredible sights to behold and a number of activities that will make your time in Egypt truly amazing. The cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan will add more marvelous memories to timeless vacation in Hurghada. Here are the best culture tours & activities to do from Hurghada:
Outdoor Activities to Do from Hurghada
Discover What the City of Cairo Has to Offer
The heavenly city of wonders Cairo is just around the corner containing a collection of the greatest monuments ever created like the last remaining seven wonders of the ancient wonder the great pyramid of Giza, the biggest sphinx ever created, the great Cairo citadel, and a collection Coptic and Islamic constructions such as of the hanging church, the golden Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Ben Ezra synagogue and a number of mosques like Ibn Tulan mosque, Amr Ibn Alas and more.
Enjoy A Full Experience At the Pyramids of Giza
One of the last remaining monuments of its kind on earth is the Giza pyramids complex constructed during the old kingdom “2575-2150 BC” which is home the last intact wonder of the ancient world the great miraculous pyramid of Khufu and the oldest. Enjoying the pyramid is an incredible chance to witness living miracles and create some beautiful memories.
Explore the Top Attractions of Alexandria
In the history books are a number of tales about a pearl in the shape of the city across the Mediterranean Sea dating to the times of Alexander the Great. In 332 BC, Alexandria came to be the home of the Hellenistic empire and a number of marvelous monuments such as the mysterious catacombs, Pompey’s pillar, the great Alexandria bibliotheca and the one of a kind Islamic citadel of Qaitbay in 1477 AD built on top the lighthouse of Alexandria using its salvaged rocks.
Have A Night at the Ancient City of Luxor
The night illuminates Luxor with a different kind of light that brings everything back to life showcasing the finest vision of beauty and wonder you can explore through Queen Hatshepsut temple built in 1479 BC to honor the accomplishments and legacy of one of the new kingdom most successful pharaoh. The enchanting Luxor temple is the house of the creator Sun deity Amon, his wife deity of motherhood Mut and the Lunar deity Khonsu which form the Theban triad, plus one of the world’s biggest and oldest religious complex in history the Karnak temple.
Explore the Tomb of King Tut at the Valley of the Kings
The valley of the kings lies in the heart of a mountain offering the chance to explore a number of charming tombs dating to the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC) filled with various artifacts, statues, enchanting decorations all across the tomb walls and heavenly golden treasures. You will set your feet in the majestic tomb of King Tutankhamen which represent a one of a kind wonder only to be found in Luxor showcasing the most preserved collection of treasures ever to be found in Egypt.
Visit Aswan the Nubian City
The mythical city of Aswan is like a hidden pocket dimension located outside the borders of existence packed with grand immortal works of art like the great temple of Isis Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut and the double temple of Kom Ombo the crocodile god Sobek straight on the bank of the Nile, plus the epic Edfu temple of hours, Plus it is the home of the honorable Nubian culture
Enjoy A Full Experience to Abu Simbel Temples
The two great temples of Abu Simbel are a wonder that needs to be explored built by Ramses the great (1279-1213 BCE) to protect the southern border and immortalize his legacy. Abu Simbel consists of two temples; the main one is for Ramses where the spiritual sun festival takes place on each year on the 22 of both February & October where the sun shines on the faces of the four seated statues of the Pharaoh himself Ramsess II, Ptah, Ra and Amun while the second temple is dedicated to his wife Nefertari. Abu Simbel was relocated to its own island in the most challenging and complicated archeological rescue operation in the entire history led by UNESCO in the middle of the 60s which makes it a living miracle.
Best Tours to Do from Hurghada
We prepared some magnificent Hurghada excursions that suit anyone’s taste to commemorate the memory of Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs through visiting their incredible tombs, temples, and valleys. You’ll head with your family and friends to see the tiptop attractions in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria with very affordable tours mixed with all the necessary services that you may need. Here are the best tours from Hurghada:
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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.