Experience the beaches on the shores of the Red Sea, and explore the unending desert landscape in the area. explore the depths of the ocean with many fishes and other lifeforms or observe other relics of the past hiding in the sea bed or go on astronomical night tours at night to look at thousands of stars glistening in the clear night sky
With the ire of the world's travellers already fixed on Egypt for its infamous pyramids, the Sphinx and other monuments and sites with historical and archaeological significance, Egypt is already famous among travellers. But many travellers coming to Egypt can miss the forest for the trees. There are many other sites in Egypt with so much more to explore and experience in the country. One of them is Hurghada.
Explore the Beaches
The defining and striking feature of Hurghada which you will see when you first come to the destination is the magnificent beaches in the area. Many hotels and resorts covet the shore for this exact reason, with the specific beach area being designated as the 'Resort Strip' for the sheer amount of hotels and resorts in the areas like El Mamsha, Makadi Bay, El Quseir and many more. You can also have fun and explore the shores of Hurghada on public beaches and participate in many beach activities like water sports like parasailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, kayaks and canoes and much more.
Explore the Sea
In addition to all the flurry of beach activity near the shores, you can delve deeper into the sea and explore more and deeper what the waters around Hurghada have to offer. First of all, you can go yachting and cruise on the Red Sea. While cruising in the Red Sea, you can also visit the Giftun Islands which you can visit their beaches too, or you can delve deeper into the salty waters and do scuba diving and snorkelling to the beautiful oceanic lifestyle waiting for you underneath. Or you can be courageous and dive into the relics of the past buried on the ocean floor by exploring the ruins of shipwrecks of history including the supply ship Thistlegorm which was sunk in WW2.
Or if you are curious about the sunken depths but don’t feel comfortable with swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving then you can try the famous submarine tour in Giftun Islands where you can see and photograph your experience with the country’s most beautiful fish, corals and marine life through panoramic windows meaning no beauty will remain unseen during the underwater expedition. Such a variety of marine missions you can endeavour on the seas of Hurghada.
Explore the City
While the beaches and the sea are the main attractions of Hurghada, the city itself is a hub of entertainment and enjoyment with much to explore in the streets of the city. You can start with the Hurghada City Centre with bars, restaurants and shops and vendors to buy exclusive items and mementoes. The Hurghada Corniche and the Marina are the major standouts in the city with long stretches of beaches to be enjoyed with the best of Egyptian cuisine.
In addition to this, you can tour famous sites in the city such as the Big Mosque, Church of St Mary and the picturesque port area. Other sites that you can visit include Marine Museum and Aquarium The city can also charm travellers through its vibrant nightlife with the city being regarded as the premier city for nightlife and can hit up nightclubs and bars and restaurants all night to your heart’s content.
Explore the Desert
You can also get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and seek the quiet and still dunes of the Sahara. You can tour the Egyptian desert with a rental jeep or quad bike going on tours. Or you can go the traditional route and travel through the sandy lands on a camel-like it was done for thousands of years. You can also book Bedouin diner tours if you want to immerse yourself in the lifestyle and the mindset of the people native to the region. Or if you can reserve night-time astronomical tours to stargaze all the little points lighting up in the night sky. In addition, Hurghada is a short way away from sites like Luxor where you can go to examine the temples, the sites, and the ruins of the ancient Egyptian civilizations.
Experience the beaches on the shores of the Red Sea, and explore the unending desert landscape in the area. explore the depths of the ocean with many fishes and other lifeforms or observe other relics of the past hiding in the sea bed or go on astronomical night tours at night to look at thousands of stars glistening in the clear night sky. This has just been a peek of the real destination with many hotels and resorts in the area providing their own exclusive and unique services and tour routes with horse-riding, exclusive bay areas and so much more. Therefore, experience ecstasy through seeking adventure at the land, sea and the sky in Hurghada.