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What to do in Egypt

Watersports: Swim with dolphins, scuba dive down into some of the world's best wrecks, snorkel over colourful reefs, surf Egypt's waves, windsurf in the trade winds or go wild in the water parks.

Land and overland adventures: Safari into the desert on a camel, canter along the coastline on horseback, race over the dunes on a quad bike, enjoy a round of golf or take to the skies in a hot air balloon.

Beach life: Work on your tan on the golden sands of the Red Sea coast, cool off in crystal clear waters and sip iced fruit cocktails at beachside bars.

Nightlife: Wander off the beach into world famous nightclubs such as The Ministry of Sound Beach Club and Hed Kandi Beach Bar in Hurghada. Discover Cairo's live music scene, check out the hotel discos in Sharm el Sheikh, try the traditional belly dancing show, or try your luck in the casinos.

History: Walk through the Valley of the Kings, see the Colossi of Memnon and the mighty Temple of Luxor, stand in awe at the Abu Simbel temples near Aswan, visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo - and that's just for starters!

Culture: Watch the Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Cairo, dine with locals in traditional villages, enjoy cultural performances and Bedouin dinner shows, go bargain hunting in the city souks like world famous Khan el Khalili bazaar, or charter a Felucca (a traditional boat) in Aswan and float down the Nile.

Excursions and Attractions

alexandria city tour - meet The Pearl of Egypt

Alexandria City Tour - Meet the Pearl of Egypt

Spend a day exploring one of the world’s most famous ancient cities during your holiday in Egypt as you discover the precious monuments and treasures of Alexandria. The Montazah Summer Palace, the 15th century Fort Qaitbay, Pompey's Pillar and the...

aswan high dam, temple of philae and the unfinished obelisk

Aswan High Dam, Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk

Explore the highlights of Aswan during your holiday in Egypt. This fascinating guided tour will introduce you to some of the country’s most iconic landmarks, including the world famous High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the beautiful Temple of...

back with the pharaohs - abu simbel temples

Back with the Pharaohs - Abu Simbel Temples

Egypt boasts a wealth of magnificent archeological treasures, many of which have been protected under the UNESCO World Heritage convention. This excursion will introduce you to the majestic Temples of Abu Simbel, one of the most impressive monuments in...

bedouin night

Bedouin Night

If you are looking for an exotic desert adventure during your holiday in Egypt, spend an evening riding camels across the sand dunes and experience authentic Bedouin lifestyle and culture at a traditional desert camp under the stars. This is an...

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