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Egypt Holidays

If you are looking for holidays to Egypt in 2015 or beyond, look no further. Here at Holiday Gems we offer packages to suit all budgets and preferences. You can stay in luxurious hotels, eat in outstanding restaurants, experience the diverse culture and treat yourself to something special at some of the country’s fine shops and exciting outdoor markets.

From the emblematic pyramids of Giza and vibrant bazaars, to the vast desert dunes and glistening waters of the Mediterranean, Egypt is a place of rich history, fun-filled activities and picturesque views. Families, friends and couples will enjoy all that the alluring country has to offer. Whether you choose to follow in the footsteps of pharaohs and wander cities of ancient civilization, sunbathe on sandy  beaches and dive into the abundant coral reef, or explore the country’s deep religious roots and eat your way through its sensational cuisine, your relaxing, once-in-a-lifetime holiday awaits. 

Egypt boasts fantastic weather and plenty of sunshine year-round. While the geographical regions and climates vary, the country generally has hot temperatures and dry air. Egypt holidays are best enjoyed between the months of October and April and between October and November, when temperatures are pleasantly warm. The summer months can be extremely hot and humid with temperatures averaging 30°C. However, the winter months are more comfortable with temperatures hovering around 25°C. For an unforgettable experience that is satisfying to all the senses, book the perfect 2015 and 2016 Egypt holiday with us today. 

Activities

Egypt is a treasure trove of multifaceted history, ancient landmarks, enticing food and superb shopping. There are so many things to see and activities to pursue, that it’s hard to fit everything in one trip. For the quintessential Egypt holiday, cover main attractions in the city, coast and desert. No trip to Egypt is complete without visiting the magnificent Pyramids of Giza – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Tour the ornate tombs that once encased the mummified bodies of pharaohs in Luxor’s Valley of the Kings. Trek across the desert by camel or truck in the Sinai Peninsula. Board a serene cruise along the Nile River while viewing the iconic temples and monuments from afar. Dive into the warm waters of the Red Sea and to view its colorful marine life. Lastly, you can embark on a cultural tour and visit one the many religious sites in Cairo and Aswan. For the perfect holiday that combines both land and sea adventures, head to the Red Sea. Hurghada is home to some of the Red Sea’s most luxurious resorts and it offers travelers a wide range of activities that include water sports, golf, a casino and an energetic nightlife. Sharm El Sheikh is another fantastic resort. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches, explore sunken shipwrecks, sample local food and culture, and bargain for hidden gems and souvenirs at the bustling bazaar. Holidays to Egypt are perfect for singles, friends, couples and families that are seeking sun, beautiful waters, thrilling adventures and relaxation. The fascinating attractions, cultural exchanges modern amenities that are available at the luxury resorts in the Red Sea make for incredible memories. Whether you’re looking for a cheap all-inclusive deal, a last minute escape, or you’re planning a trip to Egypt in the 2015/2016 season, we’ll help you find the perfect package!

 

Experience Everything Egypt Has to Offer

Egypt holidays are the pinnacle of recreational activities and leisure. With the country’s diverse climates and regions, there are so many attractions and active pursuits that appeal to all travelers. One of the most incredible destinations is the Red Sea. The Red Sea’s dramatic stretches of coast, exciting culture and proximity to historical landmarks provide an all-encompassing Egyptian experience. The area’s temperate climate and alluring beaches are ideal for basking in the sun and some of the numerous water sports. When not in the water, guests can traverse the desert, hike to the ancient monasteries, explore Egypt’s modern cities and revel in the exciting nightlife.

 

Ancient History

No holiday here is complete without a taste of Egypt’s ancient history. Visit the Valley of the Kings and venture down into the palatial underground chambers that were the burial grounds of Egypt’s pharaohs. Also on display here, are hieroglyphics and intricate wall murals that depicted life during ancient civilization. The pyramids in Giza – on the outskirt of Cairo – are always a sight to behold. Here, you can admire the oldest and largest pyramid, the Great Pyramid, as well as the Great Sphinx. For a magnificent view of the Giza Necropolis and the surrounding city, head to top of the Cairo Tower in the middle of the city.

 

Diving and Water Sports

Whether you are a diving aficionado or a beginner wanting to take your first plunge into an exotic underwater palace, go to Sharm El Sheikh. It is regarded as one of the best diving sites in the world. Lessons and guided trips are available regularly and they cater to all ability levels and interests. In addition to scuba diving, there is an abundant selection of water sports like kite surfing, water-skiing and windsurfing.

 

Egypt Desert Trips

Whether by camel or quad bike, the only way to appreciate the scale and beauty of the Egyptian desert is to experience it firsthand. The extraordinary hills, vivid colors and serenity make for a truly humbling experience. Tours consist of traditional Bedouin dinners, peaceful nights spent under the stars and plenty of fantastic photo opportunities of the majestic sunrises and sunsets.

 

Book Your Holiday to Egypt with Holiday Gems Today

Egypt is a place of beautiful contrasts and endless opportunities – ancient citadels and modern metropolises; desolate, arid deserts and turquoise waters teeming with marine life; and deeply rooted traditions and modern lifestyles. Egypt’s fusion of old and new and its various landscapes make for an interesting and unforgettable holiday. From city tours and history lessons to nature adventures and luxury beach getaways, Holiday Gems offers holidays to Egypt that will appease everyone’s interests and budgets. Book your Egypt holiday for 2015 or 2016 today.

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Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Language: Arabic

Time Difference: +2 Hour GMT

Flight Time: Approximately 6 Hours

 

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