Best Things to Do in Hurghada

December 2019

Hurghada, Egypt

Ideally located at the side of the charming Red Sea, Hurghada city is one of Egypt's main tourist centers boasting a number of superb beaches over 40km along the sea. Its sparkling sandy beaches, warm crystal water, majestic deserts, and superb weather throughout the year make it the perfect spot for those who searching for the ideal sensation of absolute thrill and marvel at the awesome underwater reefs and marine life.

If you are looking for things to do in Hurghada alone, with a family, group of friends or with someone special, this article will give you everything you need to know about top activities and adventures you can do in such a magical city.

1 - Snorkeling in the Red Sea

A snorkel trip to Hurghada puts you face to face with the Red Sea's exceptional and beautiful marine life. The waters of the red sea are calm, clean and very safe for all ages, it boasts some of the most stunning snorkeling adventures in the world with a great variety of underwater snorkeling spots to choose from.

2- Enjoy Hurghada Grand Aquarium

If you are not very passionate about watersports but still wanna enjoy the beauty of the sea, Hurghada Grand Aquarium opens the window to a whole new world of marine life to give a glimpse of the attractive sea creatures without even getting wet. Hurghada Grand Aquarium is home to more than 1,200 marine animals of over 1,000 species, across 22 different exhibits, each one as fascinating as the next.

3 - Swim With Dolphins

No trip to Hurghada is complete without swimming with dolphins – those famously fun, friendly marine mammals. You can have the deep-water experience to share all sorts of behaviors, including kisses, handshakes, rubs, training techniques and feeding your new friend. It's a must-do adventure you shouldn't miss while being there.

4 - Embark on a Desert Safari

It’s not just water-related activities that Hurghada has to offer, as its deserts are equally charming and magical, you can start an amazing thrilling adventure in a desert safari, enjoy a sumptuous barbeque dinner in a Bedouin tent, enjoy a truly memorable experience watching a magnificent desert sunset, and enjoy a camel ride along the wonders of the Egyptian desert and so much more.

5 - Witness the Wonders of the Pharaohs

Many tourists choose to combine their holiday in Hurghada with visits to other prominent locations along the Nile Valley, including the cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan to enjoy discovering the history of the ancient Egyptians and visit their timeless artifacts and landmarks like the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo, the Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor, the stunning Philae, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.

You can enjoy all of that with a good travel agency like "Tours From Hurghada" that creates all kinds of holidays and tours from small to big group tours, to private tours to fully customized excursions from or in the top coastal resorts of the Red Sea like Hurghada, El Gouna, Marsa Alam, Makadi, Soma Bay, and Port Ghalib.

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    Traveler Plus @travelerplus

    • 4 years ago

    Excellent write up ! carry on

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    Chris McGarry @WorldTraveller1

    • 3 years ago

    Excellent article. It's always good to hear about places you didn't know about before.

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