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Hurghada :How to get there, information, things to do

Posted On : 01/03/2023 Kate Clark 50
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Where is Hurghada?

Hurghada, called El ghardaʾa in Egyptian Arabic (the name probably derives from a famous plant) has been one of the major tourist centers bordering the Red Sea for some years now . Like other towns in the area, it is of recent formation (founded in 1905) and until a few years ago, it was nothing more than a fishing village and the destination of Italian tourists thanks to its incredible nature and the serenity of its attractive water.

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The position

It is located in southern Egypt in an ideal location in Egypt , on the beautiful coast of the Red Sea, in the governorate of the same name, it stretches along 40 km of coastline dominated by various types of tourist facilities and it would be a fantastic idea to book a trip to Egypt for visit cairo and giza necropolis and egyptian museum and then a transfer to luxor and aswan to take a nile cruise and you can also book a package combining cairo and hurghada in the same program.

Tourism in Hurghada in 2020 and the amazing nature

Hurghada began developing in the 1980s, the original core has been continuously expanded by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the premier coastal resort on the Red Sea. The holiday resorts and hotels offer water sports facilities for windsurfers, kitesurfers, sailors, divers and snorkelers. It is known for its water sports activities, nightlife and warm climate. Many Europeans travel to Hurghada for their regular holidays, especially during the winter season and spend their Christmas and New Year holidays in the city.

It is particularly famous for the extraordinary development of coral formations and for the numerous dream islands that characterize this area. Opposite Hurghada are the Giftun Island National Park and a series of desert-looking islands and islets full of sensational seabeds. It is no coincidence that it is a privileged destination for different people from all over the world.

In addition to the island of Giftun and small Giftun (small Giftun), the islands of Abu Ramada, Magawish and Monkar are worth mentioning. The fishermen's city is divided into three main fractions: El Dahar, the oldest nucleus, the more modern Sekalla and El Korra Road, the latest construction in chronological order. Sekalla houses mid-range hotels while in Dahar you can find the bazaar, post office and bus station.

Things to do and see in Hurghada

As already mentioned, today it represents an international center for water sports, such as wind-surfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, swimming, snorkeling and diving. Thanks to the colorful coral reefs and underwater wonders, it is known as an exclusive paradise for diving enthusiasts. you can make unforgettable dives in the most famous dive spots, also you can take an Egypt cruise on the Nile river aboard different cruises with 5 * luxury service

A holiday in Hurghada can be complemented with Cairo Excursions or Luxor Excursions . The city has an international airport which receives air traffic from both the capital and Europe. We offer you a trip to Hurghada and Cairo and Nile cruise in 11 days with us.

How to get to Hurghada - Egypt travel?

Arrive? Nothing easier! As anticipated, Hurghada has an international airport, so you can land directly on site, but there are also other alternatives. You can land in Cairo before going to Hurghada, take advantage of a visit to the capital and then take a domestic flight (1 hour) or a bus (about 8 hours), another alternative is to land in Luxor and then take a taxi which takes 4 hours.

The climate in Hurghada

This magical city has a subtropical-desert climate, with mild-warm winters and hot to very hot summers. Temperatures in December-January-February are warm, but in the evening the temperature can drop by an average of 20 to 10 degrees. November, March and April are comfortably warm. May and October are hot and the period from June to September is very hot. The average annual sea temperature is 24°C, ranging from 21°C in February/March to 28°C in August.

The highest temperature recorded occurred on June 12, 2013 and was 46 °C, while the lowest recorded temperature was recorded on February 2, 1993, when it even reached 0 °C.

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